Stop Eating Chalk! Learn About Mental Illness. Find Out What Breast Health for the 21st Century Means. Upcoming Events on the Catching Health Calendar.

ON THE CATCHING HEALTH CALENDAR
October 12 to October 18

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12

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MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS CONFERENCE

Machias Savings Bank
581 Wilson Street
Brewer

8am to noon

The conference is open to anyone interested in learning more about mental health. Participants will become familiar with depression and suicide and how to recognize teens at risk. Also, they will become familiar with Anxiety, ADHD and Childhood Bipolar Disorder. At the end of each topic presented the speaker will allow participants to ask questions.

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HULA HOOPING FOR FUN AND FITNESS

The Medically Oriented Gym (the M.O.G.)
29 Foden Road
South Portland

10 am to 11 am Saturdays through November 16

Come explore the many health benefits of hooping and put some fun back into your fitness routine!

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THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND THE INDIVIDUAL

Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor
120 Park Street
Bangor

10 am to 11:30 am

The Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor is hosting a free community forum on the Affordable Care Act in conjunction with the Waldo Community Action Partners.

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15

Healthy Living Health Care

STOP EATING CHALK! GIVE LIVING BONES WHAT THEY REALLY NEED!

Healthy Living Health Care
19 Northbrook Drive #2
Falmouth

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Let’s bust some myths, and give you some simple, solid tools for better bones!

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16

LIVING WELL FOR BETTER HEALTH CLASS

Intermed
84 Marginal Way
Portland

6-week workshop begins October 16.

If you have a chronic illness or an ongoing health concern then you know how easy it is to feel like your health is taking over your life. Take back control of your health and your life at a LIVING WELL WORKSHOP.

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Healthy Holidays Program

HEALTHY FOR THE HOLIDAYS 8-WEEK CHALLENGE

HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab of Portland – Westbrook
949 Brighton Avenue
Portland

7:00 pm

On average, a person gains 5-10 pounds during the holiday season. Starting October 16th, join Dr. Vance, the HealthSource Team and Special Guest Speakers to “Get Healthy for the Holidays”!

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17

Breast Health 21st Century

BREAST HEALTH FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

Healthy Living Health Care
19 Northbrook Drive #2
Falmouth

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Breast Cancer Awareness Month events tend to focus on getting women to schedule mammograms (and purchase pink consumer goods.) Join us for a DIFFERENT sort of Breast Cancer Awareness event.
Let’s talk about: • Why reducing exposure to environmental chemicals may lower your breast cancer risk • Why certain ways of eating can increase your risk for breast cancer and interfere with your natural anti-cancer systems • The latest science about the when, why, and limitations of mammogram screening, particularly in women under 50 • And probably more.

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

Starve a Vampire Blood Drive Oct 18

STARVE A VAMPIRE. DONATE BLOOD. GET FREE MASSAGE. 

Red Cross Donation Center
524 Forest Avenue
Portland

7 am to 2 pm

Disappoint a Vampire. Give Blood. It’s a fact, not fiction, that one donation can save up to three humans!

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Catching Health Calendar

LEARN ABOUT MORE UPCOMING HEALTH EVENTS ON THE CATCHING HEALTH CALENDAR AND BE SURE TO SUBMIT YOUR OWN EVENTS.

Diane Atwood

About Diane Atwood

For many years Diane Atwood was the health reporter on WCSH6. She's now a regular guest on the WCSH6 Morning Report. She is also a freelance health and wellness writer and blogger AND is pursuing a fine arts degree at the University of Southern Maine. Diane never plans to retire. She's too busy enjoying what she does.