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Health Notes August/September 2024

Racing for Recovery Support Group

Racing for Recovery hosts a support group every Thursday at 5:30 pm at their offices at 6202 Trust Dr. Racing for Recovery is an organization that works to prevent substance abuse by promoting a lifestyle of fitness and health. Attendance at the group meetings includes a plant-based meal followed by a group discussion. Open to the public. 419-824-8462. racingforrecovery.org

Ask the Expert at Mercy Health

Mercy Health offers a monthly series to educate the public about health issues. The program allows people to ask experts health-related questions to allow them to make more educated healthcare decisions. The event is hosted on Zoom on the third Thursday of each month from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. The link and phone number for the Zoom meeting are available on the Mercy Health website. mercy.com


Natural Hair Fest in Toledo

Experience Natural Hair Fest on Sept. 8 from 10 am to 11:30 pm in the Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel’s Mosaic Ballroom. The festival is a celebration of natural beauty and preferred regimens for hair and scalp care. With live demonstrations of products, discussions and special guests, the Natural Hair Fest is a road show that allows upcoming brands to develop and engage new customers. Ticket prices range from $10 to $100. Available for purchase online or at the door. naturalhairfest.com


Traumatic Brain Injury Discussion Group With Lynn Chapman

Lynne Chapman, an occupational therapist with Mercy Health, hosts a discussion group for brain injury survivors to improve daily health outcomes. The discussion group meets on Sept. 26 from 12 pm to 3 pm at the Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Center, 7430 W. Central Ave, Suite C. 419-214-0555. tbirc.org

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