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Support group offers Parkinson's familiess shared experiences

MUNSTER | Patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders have another opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding, and meet a new community of people close to home. A support group dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by Parkinson’s, Essential Tremor, dysto…

May 29, 2014 12:00 am
Midwest Bariatric Institute hosts protein shake contest

Midwest Bariatric Institute hosts protein shake contest

DYER | The Midwest Bariatric Institute at Franciscan St. Margaret Health Dyer offered its first Protein Palooza recently during a monthly patient support group meeting.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am

Hospice offers grief support for children and teens

MUNSTER | Hospice of the Calumet Area sponsors a Healing Hearts program provides counseling through a bereavement support group for children and teens who have experienced a loss of a loved one, regardless of the circumstances.

April 14, 2014 12:00 am
Woman helps families of incarcerated youths and adults

Woman helps families of incarcerated youths and adults

Nancy Walter, of Schererville, was recently elected  secretary to the Indiana State Advisory Council of  Kairos Prison Ministry International, a mentoring program for incarcerated youths and adults.

January 15, 2014 12:00 am

Parish program addresses Divorce and Beyond

ST. JOHN | St. John the Evangelist Church is offering a program for individuals who are struggling with the issue of divorce.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am

Rittenhouse Senior Living of Valpo to host Journey Through Grief support group

VALPARAISO | Rittenhouse Senior Living of Valparaiso will be hosting a Journey Through Grief Support Group presented by VITAS Hospice for six consecutive Wednesdays beginning on Wednesday, January 29th from 5:30-6:45pm at their community located at 1300 Vale Park Road.

January 03, 2014 5:19 pm

Support group for bereaved meets Mondays in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | A support group for adults grieving the loss of a loved one meets at 6 p.m. Mondays at the Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus, 8701 Broadway.

December 01, 2013 12:05 am

Support group meets in Merrillville hospital

MERRILLVILLE | A support group for adults grieving the loss of a loved one meets at 6 p.m. Mondays at the Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus, 8701 Broadway.

September 06, 2013 5:07 pm

Suicide survivors support groups to meet

DYER | Purdue University Calumet’s next meeting of the Healing Circles suicide survivor monthly support group is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the Dyer United Methodist Church, 2016 Church St.

August 09, 2013 12:00 am

M'ville group offers support for those grieving loved ones

MERRILLVILLE | A support group for adults grieving the loss of a loved one meets at 6 p.m. Mondays at the Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus, 8701 Broadway.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am

Compassionate Friends “Walk to Remember” children

CROWN POINT | The Lake-Porter counties chapter of The Compassionate Friends is joining with dozens of chapters and thousands of bereaved across the country this summer in a “Walk to Remember” their children, brothers, sisters, grandchildren and other family members who have died.

July 12, 2013 12:00 am

Peer classes held for mentally ill

MERRILLVILLE | The Lake County National Alliance on Mental Illness is offering a 10-week class for mentally ill patients who are under the care of a psychiatrist or therpist.

May 29, 2013 12:00 am

Mental Health American of Porter County launches new support group

VALPARAISO | Mental Health America of Porter County is launching a new support group for family members and friends of individuals who are living with a mental illness. TLC is an open, peer to peer support group that provides a safe, stigma free environment where individuals can feel safe sh…

April 17, 2013 7:46 pm

Mental health support group meets twice each month

MERRILLVILLE | Family, friends and caregivers of people with a serious mental illness can participate in a support group that meets at 7 p.m the second and fourth Friday of each month at the Regional Mental Health Center, 8555 Taft St.

April 07, 2013 12:05 am

Family support services come to Gary Housing Authority

GARY | Strengthening families is a goal for 2013 at the Gary Housing Authority, and to reach this goal, GHA has collaborated with community partner Indiana Parenting Institute to better support and serve its residents.

March 15, 2013 12:00 am

HEALTH BRIEFS: Free course to teach basic carb counting for diabetics

MUNSTER | A free basic carbohydrate counting class is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at Franciscan Medical Specialists administration building, 757 45th St.

January 08, 2013 12:00 am

Support offered to those needing move beyond the pain of divorce

ST. JOHN | St. John the Evangelist Church and its pastor, the Rev. Sammie Maletta, will offer a 10-week program beginning Monday for individuals who are struggling with the issue of divorce.

January 04, 2013 12:00 am

Loss support group to meet today at Merrillville hospital

MERRILLVILLE | A support group for adults grieving the loss of a loved one meets at 6 p.m. today at the Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus, 8701 Broadway.

December 31, 2012 12:00 am
Dealing with grief, sadness at the holidays

Dealing with grief, sadness at the holidays

The egg nog is flowing, the lights are twinkling and words like "joy" and "jolly" are in season. But not everyone feels that joy or is in the mood for holiday festivities.

December 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Veterans writing groups starts at GSu

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University is inviting veterans to join a new Veterans Writing Group, where they will discover the craft of narrative writing in a small, supportive group environment.

November 28, 2012 12:00 am
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