A Healthier You: Upcoming Classes, Events in November

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Don’t slow down, just because fall’s here. Learn about mental health first aid, breast cancer assessment tests, grief self-care during the holidays and yoga for cancer survivors.

That’s only a sample. Find a support  group that might help you, too.

For a complete schedule of the rest of this month and November, click here.

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