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Items that focus on physical and mental health, well-being and fitness, including runs, walks, exercise events, classes, health screenings, mental health screenings and support information, support groups starting up, etc. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Take Charge of Your Health: 1-3:30 p.m. Thursdays from Oct. 4-Nov. 15, Hoffman Estates village hall, 1900 Hassell Road. The village of Hoffman Estates Department of Health and Human Services brings back "Take Charge of Your Health," a free workshop for older adults who have a chronic health condition or live with someone who does. Learn how to live with a chronic disease and manage symptoms. All materials provided. Program is open to all communities, space limited. Call (847) 781-4850.
'Addiction and Recovery': 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, Mundelein Seminary Conference Center, 1000 E. Maple Ave., Mundelein. Open to seminarians, parishioners, counselors, social workers and therapists. Includes sessions on "Spirituality and Recovery from Addictions," "Establishing a Parish Substance Abuse Ministry," "The Family and Addictions," "Resources for Addicted Persons" and "Medical Aspects of Addiction." Lunch included. (800) 626-6910, ext. 1200.
NAMI Connection: 7-8:30 p.m. Fridays, Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, 1640 Moon Lake Blvd., Hoffman Estates. Support groups for adult consumers age 18 and older. For Information, contact Carol, (847) 352-6708.
NAMI Family Support Group Meeting: 7-8:30 p.m. Fridays, Alexian Brother Behavioral Health Hospital, 1640 Moon Lake Blvd., Hoffman Estates. For any family member, friend or loved one of an adult 18 or older, living with mental illness. For information, contact Carol, (847) 352-6708
Pony Up For Health 5K run: Registration 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, Arlington Racecourse, 2200 W. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights. The Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce's Health and Wellness Initiative committee hosts its second annual 5K run/walk in the parking lot of Arlington Racecourse, which will have runners finishing the last 100-feet on the horse track and into the winners circle. Advanced registration is $28 at ArlingtonHeightsChamber.com or $35 day of run.
'Nutrition, Prevention and the Affordable Care Act': 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, Wojcik Conference Center at Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine. The American Nutrition Association invites the public to a community forum panel discussion. …