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Hernando County health and support groups for Oct. 23

'Tools to Quit' smoking cessation class: 10 a.m. to noon today, Crescent Community Clinic, 5244 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Also, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 30, Brooksville Regional Hospital Enrichment Center, Suite 120, Medical Arts Building, 17222 Hospital Blvd., west of Brooksville. The classes are provided at no cost by the Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center and Florida Department of Health. Four weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy is available (patches, gum or lozenges). Registration is required. RSVP to (813) 929-1000.

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Spring Hill

Overeaters Anonymous: 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2301 Deltona Blvd. Optional coffee and fellowship will follow the meeting. This is a newly formed group. Ann, (352) 428-5142, or Julie, (352) 688-2877. New Beginnings group, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Fridays, also at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. Nettie, (352) 556-5485. This is a 12-step program for those suffering from compulsive overeating. No dues, fees or weigh-ins for this support group.

Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG and T-Net): 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. T-Net is PFLAG's Transgender Network. (352) 234-6702 or info@pflaghernando.org. Web: pflaghernando.org or facebook.com/pflaghernando.

Pasco County/Trinity

'Chatterboxes' support group: 3 p.m. Thursday, Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54. The group is for individuals suffering from communication deficits, such as aphasia, apraxia or dysathria. Caregivers and spouses are encouraged to attend. (727) 834-4946.

Send information for the Health and Support column to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613; fax to (352) 754-6133; or email pday@tampabay.com. Deadline for this news is two weeks before event or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Hernando County health and support groups for Oct. 23 10/22/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 2:21pm]
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