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Alzheimer's support group: Arden Courts of Carrollwood, an assisted living facility at 14950 Casey Road, offers a free Alzheimer's support group at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month. Call (813) 963-6100.

Al-Anon: Troubled by someone's drinking? An Al-Anon meeting for Carrollwood newcomers is at 7 p.m. Thursdays at 3714 W Linebaugh Ave. Call (813) 881-9372 or visit

Overeaters Anonymous: Overeaters Anonymous meets at noon Mondays at Sunlake Baptist Church, 18908 Sunlake Blvd., Lutz. Call (813) 931-3151. OA is sponsoring a speaker marathon on June 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marge Porter Resource Center, 6311 Sheldon Road. Call (813) 855-3239 or (813) 903-0478.

Depression/bipolar support: The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Tampa Bay meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Northdale Recreation Center, 15550 Spring Pine Drive, Tuesdays at USF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, 3515 E Fletcher Ave., and Saturdays at James A. Haley VA Medical Center, 13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. People diagnosed with an affective disorder and their families and friends are invited. Affective disorders include depression, bipolar disorder (manic depression), situational depression, anxiety, dual diagnosis and other related illnesses. Call (813) 878-2906 or visit

Memory screening: People 60 and older can have a free memory screening at Roskamp Institute Memory Clinic, 5208 E Fowler Ave., Suite E. Appointments are requested. Call (813) 979-2008 or visit

Healing circle: Share the loving energy of the universe with a healing circle from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Garden Room at TreeHouse Yoga, 8509 29th St. Call (813) 841-5892 or visit

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Tampa health notes 05/22/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 12:06pm]
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