ThinkTV is proud to offer the Healthy Balance Calendar. All of the items on this calendar are health related. . .screenings, educational workshops, training classes and opportunities for you to broaden your understanding or gather resources in a particular area. We publish the information we have been given by the provider, so you should see whether or not a fee is required and how to sign up.
Please take a moment to check out the opportunities that are available in your area and make your plans to stay healthy!
In the month of October:
Free HIV Testing in Greene, Clinton, Fayette and Warren Counties. Call the Greene County Combined Health District at 1-866-858-3588 for more information or visit www.gcchd.org, select Health Education, then HIV/AIDS
*Testing is always free regardless of county, state or national residence
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Anyone can be a victim of domestic violence. There is NO “typical victim.” Victims of domestic violence comes from all works of life, varying age groups, all backgrounds, all communities, all education levels, all economic levels, all cultures, all ethnicities, all religions, all abilities, and all lifestyles. For information on the dynamics of abuse, signs of an abusive partner and other questions, go to www.ncadv.org. For anonymous, confidential help available 24/7, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 now.
Home Eye Safety Month
Most people believe that eye injuries are most common on the job, but, in fact, nearly half (44.7 percent) of all eye injuries occur in the home. More than 40 percent were caused by projects and activities such as home repairs, yard work, cleaning and cooking. Learn how you can protect your eyes at www.aao.org/eye-health/diseases/preventing-injuries
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The National Breast Cancer Foundation is offering a free helpful guide about breast health to every woman who requests it. Go to www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-awareness-month
National Bullying Prevention Month
|Take the issue of name-calling and teasing seriously. Take time to listen. Be a role model. Get prevention strategies and resources at www.adl.org/education/resources/bullying-and-cyberbullying-prevention-strategies