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The Low Vision Support Group of Rockville will meet May 24 at the Jewish Community Center of Rockville , 6125 Montrose Road. The topic will be challenges for vision loss and blindness for families and friends. Call 301-299-7077.

Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association, Potomac Chapter, will meet at 7:30 p.m., on Friday, May 20, at the Parish Hall of St. Raphael’s Church at 1513 Dunster Road (Falls Road and Dunster Road) in Rockville. Free. The meeting is for the families and friends of people who have been diagnosed with depression or bipolar illness. Free. Call 301-299-4255 or 301-570-9065.

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital will be holding a Community Screening Program at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive, Rockville, on May 20, 10-11:30 a.m. Several health screenings will be available, Including Vertikal Auto Profile, Homocysteine, Glicose, HsCPR, Lipid, Alc, Prostate Specific Antigen and Body Fat. Cost vary per screening. Advanced registration is required. Call 1-800-542-5096.

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, 9901 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, is offering the workshop Fatherhood 101 on May 21, at 1 p.m. The workshop is designed to help expectant and new fathers meet the challenges of fatherhood. Cost: $20. For more information, call 1-800-542-5096.

A Lupus Support Group for people who have recently have been diagnosed as having lupus and needs help to cope is held at the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, 9901 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, May 21 at 10 a.m. Free. For more information, call 703-644-0052.

Separated and Divorced Catholics (SDC) of the Archdiocese of Washington will hold its Rockville meeting at 7:30 pm on Sunday, May 22 at Saint Elizabeth's Church, 917 Montrose Road, Rockville. Mary Cadden will lead the group in meditation. Call Judy at 301-767-6946.

A support group for survivors of abuse by clergy or religious and anyone affected by the abuse will meet on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. The group is co-sponsored by Voice of the Faithful (VOTF) of Montgomery County and SNAP (Survivor's Network of those Abused by Priests). Call 301-460-5588.