Health Notes

Health Notes

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Bereavement Support

The following free groups meet at Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. 703-941-7000,

· Widow and widower bereavement support group, 2-3:30 p.m. next Thursday.

· Suicide support group, an eight-week group for anyone who lost a loved one to suicide, 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays, beginning next week. Registration is required.

· One-on-one grief support, by appointment.

Grief support group, for adults, 7:30-9 p.m. next Thursday, Church of the Nativity, 6400 Nativity Lane, Burke. Free. Call Carol Mack, 703-455-2400, Ext. 17.

Widowhood support group, for women 50 to 65. 7 p.m. Monday, Washington Regional Transplant Consortium, 7619 Little River Tpk., Suite 900, Annandale. Free; registration required. 703-641-0100.

Educational and Self-Help

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a support group with weekly weigh-ins and educational programs. 6:45 p.m. Thursdays, Bruen Chapel United Methodist Church, 3035 Cedar Lane, Fairfax. $24 a year and $5 a month. First meeting free. 703-205-9041, .

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