TODAY

BLOOD-PRESSURE SCREENINGS, noon-8 p.m., Southern Maryland Hospital Center solarium, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-877-5700.

LAUREL BIPOLAR DISORDER SUPPORT, 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. Free. 301-497-7914.

LARGO DIABETES MANAGEMENT, for those with diabetes and their families, sponsored by the Maryland Cooperative Extension and Prince George's County Health Dept. 1-3 p.m. today and March 6, Largo-Kettering Public Library, 9601 Capital Lane, Largo. Free; preregistration required. 301-868-9410.

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

FRIDAY

LAUREL AL-ANON MEETING, 7 p.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-490-7140.

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

SATURDAY

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

KIDNEY DISEASE SUPPORT, for people with polycystic kidney disease, nephrologists teach how to manage the condition. Sponsored by the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation. 4-5 p.m. Saturday and the first and third Saturdays 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, 3:30-5 p.m. Greenbelt Step Club, 155 Centerway, Greenbelt. Free. 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 per week for five weeks. 7-9:15 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Library, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. $65; preregistration required. 301-877-5740.

EMOTIONAL FITNESS PROGRAM, improve your sense of well-being, inner peace and relaxation, and learn to control emotions, including anger, anxiety, depression and sadness. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Library, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-672-2620.

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

TUESDAY

LAUREL PARKINSON'S SUPPORT, for those with Parkinson's disease and their families. 10:30 a.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free; preregistration required. 301-497-7914.

WEDNESDAY

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

LANHAM CANCER SUPPORT, a four-session workshop for those with cancer and their families. 6-8 p.m. today and March 12, 19 and 26, Doctors Community Hospital, Medical Office Building, DSE Room, fifth floor, 8118 Good Luck Rd., Lanham. Free; preregistration required. 301-552-8209 or 301-474-1386.

FUTURE EVENTS

TEENAGE DEPRESSION AND EATING DISORDERS, discussion for parents. Health-care professionals provide prevention tips during small group discussions; sponsored by Eisenhower Middle School PTSA. 7 p.m., Eisenhower Middle School, multi-purpose room, 13725 Briarwood Dr., Laurel. Free. 301-490-8847.

BLADENSBURG LUPUS SUPPORT, for those with lupus and their families; sponsored by the Lupus Foundation of Greater Washington. 7 p.m. March 11 and the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, Bladensburg Visitors Center, 4317 Edmonston Rd., Bladensburg. Free. 301-927-1457.

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

-- Barbara Hinton