TODAY

WALK-IN BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, for adults, noon-8 p.m. Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Solarium, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-877-5700.

DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR DISORDER SUPPORT, sponsored by the Depression Related Affective Disorders Association (DRADA) and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 7-8:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month, Oseh Shalom Synagogue, Room 6, 7515 Olive Branch Way, Laurel. Free. 301-317-6090 or 410-695-1062.

LAUREL BIPOLAR SUPPORT GROUP, 6:30 p.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-725-4300.

LAUREL NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7 p.m. Thursdays and Mondays, Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. 301-497-7914.

FRIDAY

LAUREL AL-ANON MEETING, support for friends and family of alcoholics. 7 p.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. 301-490-7140.

LAUREL NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 13611 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. 301-512-5151 or 410-788-9422.

SATURDAY

CLINTON LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP, sponsored by the Lupus Foundation. 10:30 a.m. the first and third Saturday of each month, Colony South Hotel and Conference Center, 7401 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-292-2972.

KIDNEY DISEASE SUPPORT, nephrologists offer advice on managing polycystic kidney disease; sponsored by the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation. 4-5 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Library, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free; preregistration required. Call Judy Bowen, 202-324-3356.

LAUREL OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 9:30 a.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-497-7914.

SUNDAY

DUAL RECOVERY ANONYMOUS, a self-help, 12-step program for those with an emotional or mental illness and a chemical dependence. 3:30 to 5 p.m., Greenbelt Step Club, 155 Centerway, Greenbelt. 301-345-5775 or 301-345-0353.

MONDAY

BOWIE NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 8 p.m., Belair Baptist Church, 2801 Belair Dr., Bowie. Free. 301-249-8088.

CLINTON CHILDBIRTH CLASSES, attend one night a week for five weeks. 7 to 9:15 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Library, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. $65; preregistration required. 301-877-5740.

LAUREL NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7 p.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. 301-317-1391.

TUESDAY

LAUREL PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP, 10:30 a.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Preregistration required. 301-497-7914.

SUPPORT FOR QUITTING SMOKING, 6-7:30 p.m. today and the next three Tuesdays, Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-618-6363.

WEDNESDAY

FORESTVILLE MALL WALKERS, supervised, all-weather walking with free blood pressure monitorings; mothers encouraged to bring youngsters in strollers. Sponsored by Southern Maryland Hospital Center. 7:30-9:30 a.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month, Forest Village Park Mall, Pennsylvania Avenue and Donnell Drive, Forestville. Free; register in mall center court. 301-877-5700.

FUTURE EVENTS

BLADENSBURG LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP, sponsored by the Lupus Foundation of Greater Washington. 7 p.m. Jan. 14 and the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, Bladensburg Visitors Center, 4317 Edmonston Rd., Bladensburg. Free. 301-927-1457.

CLINTON PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 14 and the second Tuesday of each month, Colony South Hotel and Conference Center, 7401 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-877-5700.

CLINTON WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM, for adults, 11 a.m.-noon Jan. 13 and the second and fourth Monday of each month. Southern Maryland Hospital Center, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-877-4558.

HEARING LOSS SUPPORT GROUP, learn about coping strategies and obtain information on hearing aids and other technological help. 6-7 p.m. Jan. 15 and the third Wednesday of each month, and 1-2 p.m. the third Thursday of each month. Colony South Hotel and Conference Center, 7401 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-877-5700.

MATERNITY CENTER TOUR, expectant parents and family members can tour the labor, delivery and recovery rooms. 6:15 p.m. Jan. 9 and the second and fourth Thursday of each month, Southern Maryland Hospital Center, lobby, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-877-4750.

-- Barbara Hinton