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Support Groups

Support Groups

There are a variety of support groups available throughout the year to provide encouragement, support, and emotional and spiritual healing.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    AA membership is open to all those who desire to do something about his or her drinking problem. The primary purpose of AA is to carry the message of recovery to the alcoholic seeking help. AA can serve as a source of personal experience and be an ongoing support system for recovering alcoholics.
    - Mondays, 12:00 pm: In person
    - Saturdays, 9:00 am: Meeting in person and on Zoom (password: 859788).
    - Sundays, 5:00 pm: In person and on Zoom (password: 929384)
  • Al-Anon

    Sundays, 5:00-6:00 pm: In person and Zoom (password: 859788)
    Al-Anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends of those struggling with alcohol who share experiences, strength and hope. This group will meet in person, but group size is limited. Alateen participants may choose to attend online Al-Anon if they are not able to attend the in-person group.

  • Alateen
    Sundays, 5:00 pm: In person
  • Gamblers Support Group
    Mondays, 6:30 pm
  • Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
    FA is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience and mutual support, are recovering from the disease of food addiction. It offers a solution for all forms of food addiction. Many people are finding recovery in FA from obesity, under eating, bulimia and obsession with food. Due to the COVID-19 regulations, we will not be having a meeting at this location until further notice. If you would like to talk with someone from this Tuesday night group, email [email protected] and she will connect you to the leader of this group.
  • Parents of Addicted Loved Ones
    Mondays, 6:30-8:00 pm
    Parents of Addicted Loved Ones is a support group of parents helping parents. We meet every week to offer education and support, at no cost, for parents who are dealing with a son or daughter battling addiction. PAL can also help spouses who have a partner with addiction issues. PAL is especially helpful for parents and spouses, but all other sober family members and friends (age 18 and older) are welcome at our meetings. You will have an opportunity to give support and receive support from others facing the same challenges. This class meets in person.

  • Gluten Free Newbies
  • N.A.M.I. Family to Family Support
  • Adoption
  • GriefShare
  • DivorceCare