The Houston Area Parkinson Society will have its speech and exercise meeting from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in the Life Center of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church at 18220 Upper Bay Road.

The meetings are for people with Parkinson’s disease, as well as their loved ones and caregivers.

For information, visit www.hapsonline.org or call 713-626-7114.


The University of Texas Medical Branch will offer its “Time-Out” weekly educational/support session for caregivers and family members whose loved one has any type of disability/illness from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in Room 2.506A at Jennie Sealy Hospital, 301 University Blvd.

Patients and Caregiver Zen Hour with Pet Therapy will be presented.

For information, visit www.utmb.edu/health-resource-center, or contact Savannah Parks, sjparks@utmb.edu or 409-266-7542.


The Galveston County Health District will offer its Diabetes 101 support group for people living with diabetes from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays in the WIC classroom in the Mid-County Annex, 9850-B Emmett F. Lowry Expressway.

The group will be facilitated by a registered nurse and offers education about diabetes self-management.

To register, email chs@gchd.org or call 409-938-2293.


The Galveston County Health District’s Mother’s Milk Club will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Dickinson WIC Clinic at 2401 Termini St.

For information, call 409-337-7606.


The Overeaters Anonymous H.O.W. No. 48068 group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays in the East Room, of the Thelma Webber Community Center, 14304 Beriton.

For information, call 409-771-9221 or 409-457-9517.


The public information committee of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bay Area Club, 2111 Webster St.

The group will be discussing how to inform the public better on what the group offers.

Call 409-877-1674 or 832-431-5639.


Houston Methodist Clear Lake will offer a diabetes information session from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday in the main lobby at 18300 Houston Methodist Drive.

Attendees will be able to ask questions afterward. Light refreshments will be served.

To RSVP, visit houstonmethodist.org/events or call 281-333-8899.


The Texas City Chapter of Reconstruction of a Survivor breast cancer support group for survivors, family and caregivers will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Davy Crockett Room of the Nessler Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

For information, email pat1019@gmail.com or wanda@roasurvivor.org, or call 713-741-4422.

Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in Room 108 at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston (enter on North side of church). Call 559-356-7097.


The Transition Plus peer support group will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays in the Family Life Center at Bay Harbour United Methodist Church, 3459 Deke Slayton Highway.

The free meetings are open to all veterans, active duty, and immediate family members dealing with transition issues that may include PTSD, and emotional, personal, family and work issues.

Visit www.transitionplus.org or call 281-317-7335.


The National Alliance on Mental Illness Gulf Coast will have its Family and Friends event from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Fox Room of Rosenberg Library at 2310 Sealy St.

A variety of topics will be discussed. The class is free.

To sign up, visit https://namigulfcoast.org or call 281-585-3100.


Access Care of Coastal Texas will offer free confidential HIV tests from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Fridays (excluding holidays) at 707 23rd St.

For information, call 409-763-2437.


The R.E.A.L. Program will be available from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays at the Old Central Cultural Center, 2627 Ave. M.

The licensed alcohol and drug abuse treatment center will offer a full range of treatment and education services for those needing help.

For information, call 409-443-5451.


Word of Faith Christian Life Center will offer its “Living in Faith” 12 Steps of Overcoming Addictions course from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays at 325 Westward St.

Credit hours for community service candidates also will be available.

For information, call 409-938-0565.

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