Health Briefs

By John Bush -

LACNIP to host CPR training

LIMA — Lima-Allen County Neighborhoods in Partnership will host two CPR training courses Sept. 10 at the LACNIP Resource Center, 1440 W. Spring St.

CPR training for health care professionals will be held from 8 a.m. to noon. For lay responders, the training will run from 1 to 4 p.m.

The course costs $5 for a certification card. Register by calling LACNIP at 419-302-4166 or emailing

NAMI accepting registration for family training

LIMA — The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Allen, Auglaize and Hardin counties is accepting registration for its free Family to Family training, which will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 20 at the NAMI office, 529 S. Elizabeth St.

This 12-week course is designed for family members and close friends of those who suffer from severe and persistent mental illness. The course covers diagnosis and symptoms of major mental illnesses, how the brain is affected, medication coping and communication skills, and more.

To register, call 419-692-2480.

By John Bush

Reach John Bush at 567-242-0456 or on Twitter @bush_lima

Reach John Bush at 567-242-0456 or on Twitter @bush_lima