Health Briefs 2-9

Published: Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 10:18 AM.

• Breast cancer support group:  Meets at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Olson Women’s Diagnostic Center. Call 278-3980.

• Online childbirth class: Families will learn about the stages of labor, comfort techniques, common medical procedures, including epidurals and cesareans, and newborn and postpartum care. Engaging videos, personal birth stories, 3D animations, games, and activities make learning easy and fun. Rolling registration. Cost is $35.


Mental illness course

The National Alliance on Mental Illness and the Mental Health Association of Okaloosa and Walton Counties will offer a free 12-week course to help people cope with mental illness of family and friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 12 at the Mental Health Association, 571 Mooney Road in Fort Walton Beach.  The course provides information to family and friends as they deal with the realities of serious mental illness. Seating is limited. Make reservations at 244-1040.



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