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Free training offered

A free training session titled, “Stress Management Tips for Consumers,” is being offered to families/caregivers and women and men with special needs.

Two sessions are being sponsored by the Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services, in conjunction with the Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Training Council on Quality and the Advocacy Alliance, Northeast PA Health Care Quality Unit.

The training will be on March 26 at United Rehabilitation Services, 25 West St., Tunkhannock, and March 27 at the Luzerne County West Side Annex Building, 2009 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Both morning and afternoon sessions are being offered. To register, call 825-9441 or (800) 816-1880 or e-mail: mhmr@mhmr.luzerne.pa.us

Misericordia offering stuttering support group

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Misericordia University in Dallas Township is offering an onsite support group for people who stutter.

The Misericordia University Stuttering Support Group meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held on the second floor of John J. Passan Hall, 100 Lake St., in Room 212. For more information, call 674-6724 or log on to the group’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MisericordiaUniversityStutteringSupportGroup. The meetings are free and open to the public.

Multiple sclerosis is next topic on ‘Call the Doctor’

Multiple sclerosis will be the next topic on “Call the Doctor” at 7 tonight on WVIA-TV, Channel 44.

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic and potentially debilitating autoimmune disease that attacks the central nervous system. The progression, severity, and specific symptoms are unpredictable and vary from person to person.

Panelists include Douglas C. Nathanson, neurologist, Geisinger Health System; Theresa Craig, fitness manager of the Michael J. Aronica Wellness Center at Allied Services Integrated Health System Charles Luger Outpatient Center; and Debbie Garrison, executive vice president of Mission Advancement from the Central PA Chapter of the National MS Society

Viewers may call in questions during the show at (800)326-9842 or submit their questions online at www.wvia.org/live-show-comments.

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