SUPPORT GROUP

  • WHAT: “Is Al-Anon for you?” is the topic for the support group meeting for parents of troubled adults.
  • WHEN: 5:30-7 p.m. June 12
  • INFORMATION: For location and registration, call Fran Dinehart, (504) 831-8475, ext. 134 by June 11.
  • DETAILS: Sponsored by Jewish Family Service and Jewish Children’s Regional Service, meetings offer help and hope to parents whose adult children suffer from depression, mental illness, addiction disorders and other difficulties. Participants share and learn from one another about how and when to offer help.

DIABETES GROUP

  • WHAT: “Diabetes and Special Occasions” topic of meeting
  • WHEN: 6-7 p.m. June 10
  • WHERE: Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, first-floor auditorium main hospital
  • INFORMATION: (225) 765-8020. No registration required.
  • DETAILS: Free program. Nurse Debra Pete will speak on the topic and there will be a presentation on studies being offered at Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Hosted by OLOL Diabetes & Nutrition Center.

HEART HELP

  • WHAT: How to Love Your Heart (Cholesterol and Triglycerides)
  • WHEN: Noon June 13. Registration starts at 11 a.m.
  • WHERE: Lake House Reception Center, 12323 Old Hammond Highway
  • RESERVATIONS: Call (866) 220-0418 or visit myhealth. peopleshealth.com. Deadline to register is June 11.
  • DETAILS: Dr. Cordel Y. Parris, of Parris Cardiovascular Center, will speak. Free.

BLOOD PRESSURE

  • WHAT: Presentation on high blood pressure
  • WHEN: Noon June 17. Registration starts at 11 a.m.
  • WHERE: Family Health Center, 3801 North Blvd., second floor
  • RESERVATIONS: Call (866) 220-0418 or visit myhealth. peopleshealth.com. Deadline to register is June 15.
  • DETAILS: Dr. Wayne Gravois will speak. Free.