Behavioral-health services in your community
Dr. Kumari D. Verghese will talk about how and where to get help for yourself or a loved one suffers from depression, mood swings, anger problems, substance abuse or other mental-health issues. Her presentation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 17, in the Johnston Medical Mall auditorium, 514 N. Bright Leaf Blvd., Smithfield. To register for this free event, call 919-938-7186 or visit www.johnstonhealth.org.
Want to learn about the advantages of breastfeeding your baby? New parents are invited to a class from 7 to 9 p.m. July 16 in Suite 1404A of the Johnston Medical Mall. Call 938-7736 to register. The fee is $30 per couple.
Want to learn how to better manage your diabetes? A class for outpatients is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 23 in Suite 1404A of the Medical Mall. Participants must have orders from their doctors to attend and must contact the hospital’s scheduling department at 938-7749 for an appointment. Insurance will be filed.
If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes or cancer, you can find information and encouragement in a support group. The diabetes support group will meet at 7 p.m. July 16 in Suite 1702 of the Medical Mall. Angels Among Us, a cancer support group, will meet at 6 p.m. July 23 in Suite 1404A of the Medical Mall.