PROCESSING TRAUMA: A free trauma workshop group geared toward adult survivors of sexual trauma will begin Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response, 123 N. Genois St., New Orleans. The purpose of this group is to provide a safe space for survivors to gather and process their trauma. This group will be facilitated by licensed mental health counselors. For information and to reserve a spot, call (504) 407-0711.

DEALING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS: The first session of a Family-to-Family course for relatives, caregivers, friends and partners of adults living with mental illness will be from 6:30 p.m to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at NAMI New Orleans-Uptown, 1538 Louisiana Ave. The free, 12-session program is designed to help all family members better understand and support their loved one living with mental illness while maintaining their own well-being. To register, visit For information, email or (504) 896-2345.

PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP: Nurse Leann Hoffart will discuss the nurse education phone support and patient partner program from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, in the Esplanade I room in the first-floor conference center at East Jefferson General Hospital, 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie. For information on the Big Easy Fleur de Lis Parkinson’s Support Group, contact Sissy Roniger at (504) 237-2302 or

KEEPING MEDICAL RECORDS IN ORDER: Elizabeth Gambel, a nutrition agent with the LSU AgCenter, will present "Take Charge of Your Health: Keeping Your Medical Records in Order," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Topics will include medications, doctors, insurance and advance directives.

CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS: The Co-Dependents Anonymous 12-step group for people seeking help with relationships will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Aurora United Methodist Church, 3300 Eton St., New Orleans. For information on the self-help organization, visit

HELP WITH PRESCRIPTION COSTS: The New Orleans Council on Aging offers prescription assistance through its Aging and Disability Resource Center/Senior Rx helpline. The assistance is available to seniors, adults with disabilities and their families. Email, or call (888) 922-8522 or (504) 827-7843. Have ready a Medicare number or insurance information, effective date for Medicare parts A or B, or Social Security number, along with a list of medicines. People with no insurance also may call.

WALKING GROUPS: Walking groups meet Saturdays at the New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, in City Park, and at St. Roch Park, 1800 St. Roch Ave. The City Park group, the AARP Soul Steppers, gathers at 9 a.m. The St. Roch group gathers at 9:30 a.m.