Alternative Medicine

CHAKRA HEALING/MEDITATION, Bruce Winkle of Healing Touch International. Learn to enhance natural clarity and consciousness, 6:30-8:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Gardens of Delight, Route 9, Paeonian Springs. 540-882-9113.

Blood Drives

LOUDOUN HOSPITAL CENTER/INOVA BLOOD DONOR SERVICES, 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Loudoun Hospital Center at Lansdowne, conference rooms A and B, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 866-256-6372.

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE, Inova Blood Donor Services, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Dulles Town Center, Dulles Town Center Cir., Sterling. 866-256-6372.

Emergency Help

LOUDOUN LIFELINE, 24-hour emergency response system for those who live alone or have a medical condition; installation and monthly fee; Loudoun Hospital can assist those who cannot afford the service. 703-858-6469.

First Aid

ADULT CPR-AED, 6-10:30 p.m. June 22. $45. Infant and child CPR, 6-10:30 p.m. June 24. $45. Volunteer orientation session, 6-7:30 p.m. June 29. Free. American Red Cross, 604 S. King St., Leesburg. Register. 703-777-7171.

Hearing

HEARING LOSS OUTREACH, free information and referral services; walk-ins, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. third Thursdays, Loudoun County Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. fourth Thursdays, Loudoun County Department of Social Services, 102 Heritage Way, Leesburg. For one-on-one appointments, 703-444-0101 or 703-430-2906 (TDD). Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Department of the Disability Resource Center provides helpful technology for hearing loss, tap loans, referrals to other agencies and presentations to businesses, civic groups and schools, 2-5 p.m. third Thursdays, the Workplace, 205 Keith St., Warrenton. Free; call for appointment. 800-648-6324 or 540-373-5890 (TDD).

Mental Health

DEPRESSION/MANIC DEPRESSION SUPPORT, 7:30-9 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays in Warrenton; 7:30-9 p.m. second Thursdays in The Plains. Free. For location, call 540-347-3792; depression and manic depression support group, 7-9 p.m. first and third Tuesdays in Sterling-Reston. Free. 703-431-0045.

LOUDOUN CSB COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER, provides information about mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse for county residents. Lending library and help with computer research available 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 906 Trailview Blvd., Site C, Leesburg. Drop-ins welcome if coordinator is available. Free. For appointment, 703-737-8977.

LOUDOUN CHAPTER ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL, 7:30 p.m. first Tuesdays, Friendship House, 16480 Meadowview Ct., Leesburg. Free. 703-444-5326.

RECOVERY INC., self-help group for Loudoun residents recovering from mental and nervous illnesses, 8 p.m. Fridays, 16480 Meadowview Ct., Leesburg. Free. 703-777-1708.

Miscellaneous

BABYSITTER TRAINING, ages 11 and older, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 26, Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. Instruction book, first-aid pack and Red Cross certification included. Bring lunch. $65. Register. 703-771-5281.

BIG BROTHER-BIG SISTER, ages 3-10, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Fauquier Hospital, Tom Frost Conference Room, 500 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. Expectant brothers and sisters learn about changes that occur when a new baby arrives. Visit nursery and postpartum unit, change a diaper and dress and hold a baby. Class should be attended one month before baby's arrival. $10. Register. 540-349-0588.

ECHO-LARC SATURDAY LEISURE PROGRAM, 13 and older with disabilities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. first and third Saturdays, Aurora School, in Childhood Development Center, Purcellville. Activities include arts and crafts, board games, cooking, videos, music, special events and guest speakers. Supervised, trained staff on-site. Limited transportation available from Northern Virginia Community College and Douglass Community Center for $3 each way. $20 a session. Call for registration forms and details. 703-777-1939.

MEN'S ANGER MANAGEMENT, sponsored by Services to Abused Families Inc., 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays, confidential location. Free. 540-825-8876.

SAMPLE YOGA CLASS, new students only, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. June 26, Nanhata Center for Yoga and Wellness, 112 South St. SE (Market Station), Leesburg. Free. Register. 703-771-0006 or www.experienceanahatayoga.com.SEXAHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 12-step program of recovery for those who want to stop sexually self-destructive behavior. Free. 703-866-6929.

SEXUAL ASSAULT AND RAPE SURVIVORS, for women. For information, time and location, Free. 540-338-8000.

VEHICLES FOR CHANGE, a nonprofit that collects used vehicles and prepares them for distribution to eligible recipients. 703-771-5871.

Pregnancy and Parenting

LA LECHE LEAGUE, mother-to-mother support and breast-feeding information, 10 a.m. second Wednesdays in Warrenton, 540-351-6103; 7 p.m. second Mondays in Leesburg, 703-771-7492; 10:30 a.m. third Fridays, Marshall Community Center, Marshall, 540-364-3991; 10:15 a.m.-noon third Fridays, Eastern Loudoun Regional Library, Sterling. 703-689-0811.

MOTHERS FIRST, support group offers discussions, lectures, field trips, play groups and mom's night out. 10:30 a.m.-noon first and third Tuesdays, Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St.; 10:30 a.m.-noon first and third Tuesdays, Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg; 10 a.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Rd. 703-827-5922 or www.mothersfirst.org.

Seniors

NEW MEDICARE-APPROVED DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS PRESENTATION, "Understanding the Medicare-Approved Drug Discount Cards," 2 p.m. Monday, Ida Lee Recreation Center, 60 Ida Lee Dr., Leesburg; 10 a.m. June 23, Loudoun County Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Reservations. Free. 703-777-0526. Speakers available to explain the benefits of the new cards, who needs them and how to choose the best card for your needs. Free. Groups or clubs. 703-777-0257.

Support Groups

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT, 9-10:30 a.m. first Thursdays, Sunrise of Leesburg, 246 W. Market St. Free. 703-777-1971. For schedules and locations of groups throughout region, call Alzheimer's Association. Free. 866-259-0042.

ASTHMA CAMPS, summer fun for kids with asthma. 800-586-4872 LUNGUSA or www.lungusa.org/virginia.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT, 7:30-9 p.m. third Tuesdays, Eastern Loudoun Regional Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Ashburn. 703-737-8741; 10-11 a.m. third Thursdays, Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Market St. 703-779-8617.

CEREBRAL PALSY SUPPORT, parents and children with cerebral palsy ages birth-10 years. Leesburg and Purcellville areas. Call for information. Free. 540-668-6832.

"CHILDREN COUNT" SUPPORT/INFORMATION, led by trained counselor providing structured activities and group discussions, for elementary school-age children who have a parent with cancer, 6:30-8 p.m. first Wednesdays, Loudoun Cancer Care Center, 14 Pidgeon Hill Dr., Suite 130, Sterling. 703-444-4460 or 703-771-2974.

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS, for parents who have experienced death of a child, 7:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, St. James' Episcopal Church, 14 Cornwall St. NW, Leesburg. Free. 540-338-4076.

DUAL DIAGNOSIS ANONYMOUS, support group for those with substance abuse and mental health issues, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Loudoun Hospital Center, Cornwall campus, 224 Cornwall St., Leesburg. Free. 301-827-7220.

FAUQUIER CHADD SUPPORT, 7 p.m. third Wednesdays, Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave. This is the last meeting until fall. Free. 540-364-1428.

GRIEF SUPPORT, sponsored by Hospice Support of Fauquier County, drop-ins welcome, individual counseling available, 7:30-9 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Warrenton Church of Christ, Route 29 and Nordix Drive. 540-347-5922. Grief support, for individuals in crisis or change. Eight-week program, 7-9 p.m. beginning March 3, Hospice of Northern Virginia Loudoun office, 209 Gibson St. NW, Suite 202, Leesburg. Free. Register. 703-777-7866. Grief and loss support, 7:30-9 p.m. third Wednesdays, Leesburg United Methodist Church parlor, 107 W. Market St.; 7:30-9 p.m. fourth Wednesdays, Community Lutheran Church, 21014 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Free. 703-777-8766.

LOUDOUN CHADD SUPPORT, 7 p.m. third Thursdays, Leesburg Town Hall, lower-level conference room, 25 W. Market St. Free. 703-669-2445.

LOUDOUN MOBILE HEALTH VAN, ages 18 and older, 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, Salvation Army, Plaza Street, Leesburg; 9:30 a.m.-noon June 22, Loudoun Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling; 2-6 p.m. June 23, in front of Safeway, Washington Street, Middleburg; 2-6 p.m. June 24, Town of Purcellville, 130 E. Main St.; 2-6 p.m. June 29, Loudoun Hospital, Cornwall campus, 224 Cornwall St., Leesburg. Blood pressure, cholesterol TC/HDL, diabetic, bone density and vision screenings. Costs vary depending on test. 703-771-2917.

NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS DAY, 1-4 p.m. today, National Conference Center, 18980 Upper Belmont Place, Leesburg. Celebration for cancer survivors and their families. Musical entertainment by the Master Singers of Virginia, family portraits, food and raffle. Donations provided by community businesses, vendors and the Loudoun Hospital volunteers. Free. 703-858-8057.

SEPARATION AND DIVORCE SUPPORT, 7:30-9 p.m. first Wednesdays, Leesburg United Methodist Church, 107 W. Market St.; 7:30-9 p.m. first Mondays, Sterling United Methodist Church, Room 105, 304 E. Church Rd. Free. 703-777-8766.

SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS EMPOWERMENT SUPPORT, sponsored by Sexual Assault Victims Volunteer Initiative, Mondays. Child care available with 48 hours' notice. Call for time and location. Free. Hannah, 540-349-7720.

SPIRITUAL SUPPORT GROUP, 6:30-8 p.m. third Tuesdays, Loudoun Cancer Care Center, 14 Pidgeon Hill Dr., Sterling. Cancer patients, family members and friends. Learn how to draw on your own spiritual resources to help cope with the cancer experience. Free. 703-444-4460.

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT, 7:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Janney Parlor, St. James Episcopal Church, 14 Cornwall St., Leesburg. Free. 703-779-2745 or www.survivorsofsuicide.com.

WIDOWED SUPPORT, 7:30 p.m. second Mondays, Sterling United Methodist Church, Room 105, 304 E. Church Rd.; 7:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, Leesburg United Methodist Church parlor, 107 W. Market St. Free. 703-777-8766.

WOMEN'S HOLISTIC WELLNESS EXPLORATION GROUP, "Exploring Sound as a Healing Tool," 1-4 p.m. June 26, Self Heal Alternative Wellness Center, 57 Culpeper St., second floor, Warrenton. Group shares personal challenges and triumphs, samples alternative health techniques and simple rituals. Each participant has an opportunity to lead the group. Sliding scale fee. 540-341-8492.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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