Living Well with Diabetes Program - Middletown: Every Tues., through March 24, Cornerstone Family Healthcare, 27 North St., Middletown, next program March 3, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., free, interactive and supportive program to help those living with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Each session will be partnered with a short consultation provided by a provider. Healthy snacks, free fresh fruits and vegetables, medical alert bracelet and exercise peddler provided. Learn different ways to manage your diabetes. 563-8043.


Crystal Run Healthcare Smoking Cessation Classes: 7-week class, March 3, Crystal Run Healthcare, 1200 Route 300, Newburgh, 6-7:30 p.m. Register by calling 725-0100 and ask for Fran Gioia. Crystalrunhealthcare.com.


Crystal Run Healthcare Smoking Cessation Classes: 7-week class, March 3, Crystal Run Healthcare, 155 Crystal Run Rd., Middletown, 6-7:30 p.m. Register by calling 703-3694 ext. 13038 and ask for Lorraine Rivera. Crystalrunhealthcare.com.


Living Well with Diabetes Program - Newburgh: Every Thurs., through April 2, next program is March 5, Cornerstone Family Healthcare, 147 Lake St., Newburgh, 2-3:30 p.m., free, interactive and supportive program to help those living with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Each session will be partnered with a short consultation provided by a provider. Healthy snacks, free fresh fruits and vegetables, medical alert bracelet and exercise peddler provided. Learn different ways to manage your diabetes. 563-8043.


SMART Recovery Self-Management and Recovery Training: Every Sun., next meeting March 8, Ellenville Regional Hospital, main Board Room, 10 Healthy Way, Ellenville, 2-3 p.m., a science-based addiction recovery support group, where participants learn self-empowering techniques to aid in their recovery from addictive behavior, such as substance use, food, sex, and gambling. 807-7564. smartrecovery.org.


NAMI Family Support Group: March 2, First Presbyterian Church, 33 Park Pl., Goshen, 6:30-8:30 p.m. This support group, which meets on the first Tues., is for families, friends and caregivers who have an adult loved one who is experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition, such as depression, OCD, schizophrenia, bipolar, etc. Free of cost to participants. Facilitators are trained by NAMI-NYS. No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed. Confidential. No registration required. For more info visit namiorangeny.org or call 956-6264 or email us at namiorangeny@warwick.net.


The Ray of Light Bereavement Group: Every first Tues., March 2, for parents who lost a child, 127 Route 302, Pine Bush, across the street from Pine Bush High School, 6:30-7:30 p.m. 800-4875.


Anxiety Management Group: Every first and third Thurs., Ellenville Regional Hospital, 10 Healthy Way, Ellenville, Main Board Room, next to the desk in the main lobby, next meeting March 5 and March 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tools to cope with/reduce anxiety, mindfulness, guided imagery, visualization techniques.


Series on Alzheimer’s and Dementia: 12:30 p.m., first Thursday of each month beginning March 5, Cornwall Public Library, 395 Hudson St., Cornwall. March 5, “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia”; April 2, “10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s”; May 7, “Dementia Conversations”; June 4, “Healthy Living for your Brain and Body.” 534-8282. cornwallpubliclibrary.org.


Beginner’s Guide to a Plant-Based Lifestyle: noon-1 p.m. March 7, Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Learn more about the benefits of eating a plant-based diet with Rebecca Carucci. 255-1255. Gardinerlibrary.org.


Blood Drive: March 9, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 66 Clinton St., Cornwall, 3-7:30 p.m. For appointments call 800-933-2566. Walk-ins and first time donors are welcome. Remember to eat, drink and bring your donor ID or ID with name and photo.


Ulster County Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing Chapter Support Group: Every second Tues., next meeting March 9, Ellenville Regional Hospital, main Board Room, 10 Healthy Way, Ellenville, 5-6 p.m., provides resources, compassion and most of all understanding for those who have lost loved ones to substance use disorder. For more info or to pre register call 807-7564 or email tstokes@erhny.org. Grasphelp.org.


NAMI Orange Education Meeting: March 9, Orange County Dept of Mental Health, 30 Harriman Dr, Goshen, 6:15-8:30 p.m., meetings are for families, people with mental health issues, providers, students, or anyone concerned with mental illness. Membership is not required in order to attend. All are welcome and no registration is required. March guest speaker is Annette Kahrs, Tri-County Community Partnership, Inc. Topic: “Hope Not Handcuffs-Hudson Valley,” a pre-arrest diversion program operating in conjunction with police departments for people seeking immed help with substance abuse. RSVP by emailing namiorangeny@warwick.net or leave message at 956-6264. Namiorangeny.org.


Blood Drive: 3-7:30 p.m. March 9, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 66 Clinton St., Cornwall. For appointments or questions, 800-933-2566. Walk-ins welcome, remember to eat, drink and bring your donor ID or ID with name and photo.


Community Meeting and Healing Days: 6-7 p.m. March 12, April 14, May 14, Beacon Recreation Center, 23 West Center St., Beacon. Fareground Community Cafe and Hudson Valley Healing Project will offer nutritious snacks and food. Receive a variety of healing experiences like acupuncture, massage, craniosacral therapy and mental health services for free. Holistichealthcommunity.org. Facebook.


Hearing Loss Group: 1:30-2:30 p.m. March 12, Gardinar Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. This month’s topic is American Sign Language with Hearing Loss Advocate Jeanine Byrnes, who will teach a few basic signs and learn the history of ASL. 255-1255. gardinerlibrary.org.


NAMI Orange Family Support Group: March 16, every third Mon., ORMC, Conference Room 7, 707 East Main St., Middletown, 7-9 p.m. This support group is for families, friends and caregivers who have an adult loved one who is experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition, such as depression, OCD, schizophrenia, bipolar, etc. Free of cost to participants. Facilitators are trained by NAMI-NYS. No specific medical therapy or treatment is endorsed. Confidential. No registration required. Namiorangeny.org. 956-6264. namiorangeny@warwick.net.


Sullivan County Parkinson's Support Group: Every third Wed., next meeting March 17, Catskill Regional Hospital, Board Room, 68 Bushville Rd., Harris, 5:30 p.m., monthly meeting. 794-3300; 292-8715.