Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), a weight-loss support group with weekly weigh-ins and educational programs, 6:45 p.m. next Thursday, Bruen Chapel Methodist Church, 3035 Cedar Lane, Fairfax. $20 a year plus $5 a month; first meeting is free. Call 703-205-9041 or visit www.tops.org.
Breastfeeding moms group discussion, led by an experienced maternal-infant nurse/lactation consultant. Weekly prize drawing, free parking, baby weight check, refreshments and resource information, 10:30 a.m.-noon next Thursday, Inova Fairfax Hospital Women's Center, Seven South Dayroom, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. $5 a session. 703-776-6455.
Mental illness, NAMI-Northern Virginia meeting, Lynn DeLacy provides an update on the Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute, of which she is director, 7 p.m. Monday, First Christian Church, 6165 Leesburg Pike (Route 7), Falls Church. 703-525-0686.
Cancer and the body -- nurse educator Eric Cohen discusses the physical impact of cancer and its treatments, followed by a question-and-answer session, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, Radiation Oncology Conference Room, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church area. Use blue parking garage. Registration required. For more information, call 703-776-2841.
Northern Virginia epilepsy group, for adults with seizure disorders and their caregivers, sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region, 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Falls Church High School, Room 100, 7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church area. Free. For more information, call 703-425-6660.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder, a free group for people with OCD, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane, Arlington. 703-250-1126.
Survivors of clergy abuse, a group sponsored by Voice of the Faithful's Northern Virginia affiliate, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dolley Madison Library, downstairs meeting room, 1244 Oak Ridge Rd., McLean. 703-538-6128.
The following free groups are held at Life With Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St., Merrifield. Registration required. 703-776-2841.
* Lymphedema group, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
* CanSurvive, a patient-led general cancer support group, noon-1:30 p.m. next Thursday.
-- Compiled by JEAN MACK
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