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Events that focus on physical and mental health, well-being and fitness, including runs, exercise events, screenings and support groups. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Alcohol screening day: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5, College of Lake County Health Center, Room C003, 19251 W. Washington St., Grayslake. Free anonymous screenings for alcohol problems include educational presentation, completion of screening form and a one-on-one confidential consultation with a health professional. For information, call (847) 543-2064.
Obstetrics Center Welcome Session: 5:30-6:45 and 7-8:15 p.m. Thursday, April 5, and Tuesday, April 17, Advocate Condell Conference Center, 700 Garfield Ave., Libertyville. Information on services available to expectant parents planning a birth at Advocate Condell Medical Center. Tour included. It is recommended to register early in pregnancy. Free. Code: 5B06. To register, call (800) 323-8622 or visit www.advocatehealth.com/condell.
Pulmonary Rehab Support Group: 1-2 p.m. Thursday, April 5, Advocate Condell's West Tower Education Room, 801 S. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. Offers support and education to pulmonary rehabilitation patients and their families and caregivers. Free. Code: 5G09. To register, call (800) 323-8622 or visit www.advocatehealth.com/condell.
Alzheimer's Support Group: 2-3 p.m. or 6:30-7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, Westmoreland Nursing Center Library at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, 660 N. Westmoreland Road, Lake Forest. Call (847) 535-6764.
Nutrition Class: 1-3 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, North Shore Health Center, 1840 Green Bay Road, Highland Park. The Lake County Health Department offers free educational diabetes and nutrition classes. Topics include the basics of diabetes, diabetes and nutrition, heart health and other nutrition topics. For information, call (847) 984-5341.
Single Moms Support Network: 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month, Alpine Chapel, 23153 W. Miller Road, Lake Zurich. "Thrive," a faith-based network serving single mothers and their children, meets starting with a hot meal for families followed by speakers for the moms. Child care and homework helpers are provided for those needing assistance. Visit Alpinechapel.org or call Donna Riemer at (847) 540-8280. RSVP with the number of children attending and their ages to [URL]firstname.lastname@example.org;mailto:email@example.com[/URL].
Huntington's Disease Support Group: 7-9 p.m. Monday, April 9, Advocate Condell Medical Center, 801 S. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. Anyone affected by this hereditary, degenerative brain disorder is welcome to attend. Free. Code: 5G07. To register, call (847) 975-2403 or visit www.advocatehealth.com/condell.
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