Health Calendar for Jan. 8-Feb. 12

Jan. 5, 2012 at midnight
Updated Jan. 4, 2012 at 7:05 p.m.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren• WHAT: A safe and supportive environment in which to discuss experiences, provide temporary relief from the cares and worries of day-to-day problems and develop methods and skills for solving problems. Childcare provided with phone reservation.

•  WHEN: 3-5 p.m., Monday

• WHERE: 803 Pine St.

• CONTACT: Jill O'Neill at 361-571-7299, 361-570-6114 or; Annette Gant at 361-212-5113, 361-894-7283 or or Crystal Perales at 361-489-1339 or

Living Courage Support Group• WHAT: For female survivors of family violence who have been affected by physical or emotional abuse, either past or present.

•  WHEN: 2-3 p.m., Tuesday

• WHERE: 120 S. Main St., Suite 310

• CONTACT: Contact the Family Violence Department at Mid-Coast Family Services to sign-up: 361-575-7842.

NAMI Victoria Support Meeting• WHAT: A support meeting for those living with or living with someone with mental illness.

•  WHEN: 6:30 p.m., Jan. 16

• WHERE: St. Francis Episcopal Church, 3002 Miori Lane

• CONTACT: Lisa at 361-935-0080

Citizens CPR Classes• WHAT: Classes held throughout the year at Citizens Medical Center teach public the latest information on CPR.

•  WHEN: 5:30-9 p.m., Jan. 17

• WHERE: Citizens Medical Center Central Classroom, 2701 Hospital Drive

• COST: $40

• CONTACT: To pre-register, call 361-572-5064.

Better Breathers• WHAT: A support group for people with chronic lung disease or lung problems.

•  WHEN: Noon-1 p.m., Jan. 25

• WHERE: Citizens HealthPlex, 9406 NE Zac Lentz Parkway

• CONTACT: To register, call 361-582-1109.

Golden Crescent CASA Volunteer Training• WHAT: In Port Lavaca, the first Golden Crescent CASA training will be held for volunteer advocates.

WHEN: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 26• WHERE: Call for location.

• CONTACT: Call Golden Crescent CASA at 361-573-3734 for more information.



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