Nov
20
Mon
Grand Love
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Grand Love, a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren, meets Mondays, 4 to 5:30 p.m., at 1941 Carlin St., Findlay. Call 419-422-8616.

NAMI Wood County Family-to-Family @ NAMI Wood County
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This fall, NAMI Wood County is offering three free classes for families touched by mental illness at the Wood County office, 541 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green.

Family-to-Family is a 12-session class taught by trained relatives of individuals living with mental illness. The course provides participants with information on mental illnesses, their symptoms and diagnosis, and treatment options, along with strategies for caring for loved ones with these conditions. The next class will run from 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 11 through Nov. 27.

Peer-to-Peer is for adults living with mental illness. A trained facilitator, who is also in recovery from mental illness, covers topics including medications, treatment, options, coping skills and advocacy. This program runs 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 11 through Nov. 13.

NAMI Basics will begin Sept. 12. Designed for parents and caregivers of a child or adolescent living with a mental illness, the program provides participants with up-to-date information on mental illnesses and their impact on the brain, current research on evidence-based therapies, medication and side effects, and suggestions on navigating the mental health care, school and juvenile justice systems. The six-week course meets from 6:15-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays.

Call NAMI Wood County at 419-352-0626 or email info@namiwoodcounty.org for more information or to register.

Bridge Bereavement Services — Coping With Loss During The Holidays @ Blanchard Valley Hospital
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Bridge Bereavement Services will offer a presentation focusing on how to cope with the loss of a loved one during the holiday season from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday in Marathon Auditorium at Blanchard Valley Hospital, 1900 S. Main St.

The presentation is free and open to the public, and registration is not required.

Contact Niki Sidle, bereavement coordinator, at 419-423-5351 or email bridge@bvhealthsystem.org for more information.

Nov
21
Tue
Addiction Support Program for Children @ Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

A six-week support program for children of parents with addiction will begin meeting from 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 17.

Presented by the Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio, the program is open to youth ages 12-17. It is designed to help youth understand the hardships their family and they themselves may go through while working on problem solving, communication, social and coping skills.

For more information, contact Kendra Vermillion at 419-422-8616, ext. 138, or email vermillionk@frcohio.com.

Nov
22
Wed
You’re Not Alone @ Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You’re Not Alone support group meets 7-8 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) meeting room, 438 Carnahan Ave., Findlay. Call 419-722-4506.

Nov
27
Mon
Grand Love
Nov 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Grand Love, a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren, meets Mondays, 4 to 5:30 p.m., at 1941 Carlin St., Findlay. Call 419-422-8616.

NAMI Wood County Family-to-Family @ NAMI Wood County
Nov 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This fall, NAMI Wood County is offering three free classes for families touched by mental illness at the Wood County office, 541 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green.

Family-to-Family is a 12-session class taught by trained relatives of individuals living with mental illness. The course provides participants with information on mental illnesses, their symptoms and diagnosis, and treatment options, along with strategies for caring for loved ones with these conditions. The next class will run from 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 11 through Nov. 27.

Peer-to-Peer is for adults living with mental illness. A trained facilitator, who is also in recovery from mental illness, covers topics including medications, treatment, options, coping skills and advocacy. This program runs 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 11 through Nov. 13.

NAMI Basics will begin Sept. 12. Designed for parents and caregivers of a child or adolescent living with a mental illness, the program provides participants with up-to-date information on mental illnesses and their impact on the brain, current research on evidence-based therapies, medication and side effects, and suggestions on navigating the mental health care, school and juvenile justice systems. The six-week course meets from 6:15-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays.

Call NAMI Wood County at 419-352-0626 or email info@namiwoodcounty.org for more information or to register.

Nov
28
Tue
Holiday Memories Wreath-Making Workshop @ Brugeman Lodge at Riverbend Park
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Bridge Hospice Bereavement Services will offer holiday memories wreath-making workshops in both Findlay and Bowling Green this month.

The Findlay event will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Brugeman Lodge at Riverbend Park, 16618 Township Road 208. Bowling Green’s event will be held 4-7 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Bowling Green Park Scout Building, 520 Conneaut Ave. Wreath-making is scheduled in half-hour increments during event times.

Bridge Bereavement Services will offer the material needed to create a live evergreen wreath. RSVP is required, and sessions fill quickly. Call Bridge at 419-423-5351 or email bridge@bvhealthsystem.org.

Nov
29
Wed
Holiday Memories Wreath-Making Workshop @ Bowling Green Park Scout Building
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bridge Hospice Bereavement Services will offer holiday memories wreath-making workshops in both Findlay and Bowling Green this month.

The Findlay event will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Brugeman Lodge at Riverbend Park, 16618 Township Road 208. Bowling Green’s event will be held 4-7 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Bowling Green Park Scout Building, 520 Conneaut Ave. Wreath-making is scheduled in half-hour increments during event times.

Bridge Bereavement Services will offer the material needed to create a live evergreen wreath. RSVP is required, and sessions fill quickly. Call Bridge at 419-423-5351 or email bridge@bvhealthsystem.org.

Dec
4
Mon
Grand Love
Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Grand Love, a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren, meets Mondays, 4 to 5:30 p.m., at 1941 Carlin St., Findlay. Call 419-422-8616.

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