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NEWS AND EVENTS

NOT ALL WOUNDS ARE VISIBLE
A COMMUNITY CONVERSATION:
LET'S TALK ABOUT ADDICTION AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Wednesday, Nov. 29
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, 621 W. Lombard St., Baltimore, MD 21201
Join the University of Maryland Medical System and the University of Maryland,
Baltimore for a FREE community conversation about addiction and substance
abuse. This event is open to the public and provides an opportunity to hear
from and talk to health care professionals and community leaders about
addiction and substance abuse, mental health and recovery. You won't want to
miss this chance to ask questions and learn how to get help in your community,
so register today! For more information about locations where this event will
be livestreamed or to RSVP, visit umuch.org/healthy.

SUPPORT GROUPS
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP
Dec. 6, 5:30 p.m., UM UCMC,
Pavilion II, Suite 510
Call 443-643-3200 for information.
CANCER LIFENET SUPPORT
Visit umuch.org/healthy for
a full schedule, or call 866-393-4355
for information.
For information on other support groups
(listed below), call 800-515-0044.

■ Alcoholics Anonymous
■ Amputees

SPECIAL EVENTS

TAKE ACTION, GET SCREENED

EIGHTH ANNUAL DIABETES FAIR
Nov. 1, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Chesapeake
Conference Center, UM UCMC.
Learn how to thrive despite diabetes.
Call 443-643-3200 for more information.

Screenings can help doctors find diseases
early, when they are easier to treat.

WEIGHT-LOSS SURGERY
Information sessions and support groups
are offered monthly at UM HMH, UM UCMC
and Union Hospital in Cecil County.
Visit umuch.org/healthy for details.

FAMILY BIRTHPLACE
Family Birthplace services don't end
after the hospital stay is over. Followup home care visits, breastfeeding consultation, and support and parenting
seminars are offered. Visit umuch.org/
healthy for full details on these offerings, or call 800-515-0044 to register.
■ Car Seat Safety Checks
■ Childbirth Refresher
■ Expectant Parent Classes
■ Infant CPR/Infant Safety
■ Maternity Unit Tour
■ Newborn Baby Care Class
■ Prenatal Breastfeeding
■ Prepared Childbirth Classes
■ Sibling Class
■ Sitter Safety

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS
(Educational materials also provided)
■ Harford Mall in Bel Air
Thursdays, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9,
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
■ Walmart in Abingdon
Saturdays, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
MEDICAL MOBILE VAN SCREENINGS
Free blood pressure, body composition
and sleep apnea screenings; cholesterol
screenings for $10; osteoporosis screenings for $15; and full cardiac risk assessment for $20. (Cash or check.)
■ Harford Mall, Macy's parking lot
Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 28, 4 to 7 p.m.
OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER
AWARENESS MONTH
Call 443-843-PINK (7465) to schedule
your mammogram. Early detection is key!
NOVEMBER IS LUNG CANCER
AWARENESS MONTH
UM UCH offers a lung cancer screening
program that evaluates and screens people
considered at high risk for developing lung
cancer, especially lung cancer resulting
from smoking. Learn more at umuch.org/
healthy, or call 443-843-LUNG (5864).

■ Behavioral Health
■ Food Addicts in Recovery
■ Heart Club
■ Lupus
■ Ostomy Support
■ Overeaters Anonymous

COMING IN DECEMBER

CHOICEONE
URGENT CARE
CENTER IN
FOREST HILL
With locations in Fallston
and Aberdeen, ChoiceOne
will open its newest location
on Rock Spring Road, near
Rite Aid and Kirk's Farm
and Garden Center. UM UCH
partners with ChoiceOne
for illnesses and injuries
that are not life-threatening
but still require immediate
care. For more information,
visit choiceoneuc.com.

MAKE A DATE FOR BETTER HEALTH!
Find schedule information for these and more events, screenings and support groups online at umuch.org/healthy.
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