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BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPS

Support group for families that have lost babies to sudden infant death syndrome and other unexpected causes, 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, McLean Presbyterian Church, 1020 Balls Hill Rd., McLean. For more information, call 703-933-9100.

Good Grief, an eight-week education, discussion and support group for adults who have lost a loved one to cancer within the past year, 7:15-9 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 23-March 13, Life with Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St., Merrifield. Preregistration required. 703-698-2841.

Widow and widower bereavement support group for anyone grieving the death of a spouse, 7:30-9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month or 2-3:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of each month, Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. Free. For more information, call 703-941-7000.

EDUCATIONAL/SELF-HELP PROGRAMS

"Balancing Hormones Naturally," a class on how to deal with PMS and menopause, with information on remedies that use diet, vitamins and exercise, 7-8 p.m. Jan. 21, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. Free; preregistration required. 703-476-8617.

CHADD (Children and Adults With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) presents Nadia Webb speaking on "Short Attention, Short Fuse: Anger Management for Children and Adults with AD/HD," 7 p.m. next Thursday, Fairfax High School multipurpose lecture room, 3500 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax City. Free. For more information, call 703-641-5451.

SUPPORT GROUPS

The following groups are offered at the Life with Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St., Merrifield. Preregistration required. 703-698-2841.

* Carcinoid cancer group, for carcinoid cancer patients, their family members and friends to meet others with the same diagnosis and share experiences and information, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday.

* Leukemia group, an education support group for leukemia patients, family members and friends, 7:15-9 p.m. today.

* Lung cancer group for patients and family members to discuss the challenges of living with lung cancer and its treatments, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday.

-- Compiled by Jean Mack