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Kids Club Mom’s Empowerment class, Tuesday and Wednesday nights. This group is designed for mothers and children (one child at least 5 yrs) who have experienced abuse.
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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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Southeast support group listings

 

Juneau

Alcoholics Anonymous:

(AA) An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem.

Early Birds, 6:45-7:30 a.m. Monday-Friday, Church of the Holy Trinity, 415 4th St.

Brown Bag, noon–1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Church of the Holy Trinity, 415 Fourth St.

Five Alive, 5-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Church of the Holy Trinity, 415 4th St.

Women Living Sober, 7-8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, downstairs. Details: Dawn 209-8373

Al-Anon:

Friends and families of problem drinkers find understanding and support at Al-Anon meetings.

“Tuesday Noon Serenity” Al-Anon family group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Hali 586-6146.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 1106 Third St., Douglas. Details: Marsha 364-2472.

Back to Basics Al-Anon family group, 7-8 p.m., Wednesdays, Smith Hall Activity Room, 8619 Teal St. Details: Sally, 321-6884.

“Staying Alive” Al-Anon family group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. Tenth St. Free childcare provided. Details: Nina 957-4513.

 

Adult Children of Alcoholics: (ACOA) An organization intended to provide a forum to individuals who desire to recover from the effects of growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional family.

 

Codependents Anonymous: (CODA) A fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships.ACOA/CODA: 12-1p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St. and 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on Sundays in the City Assembly Chambers across from Marine Park

Narcotics Anonymous:

(NA) A nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem.

“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Thursday & Friday, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. 796-8690

Saturday night NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Saturdays, Gastineau Human Services, Atco Building, 5597 Aisek St.

“New Beginnings” NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Saturdays, Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. 796-8690.

 

Overeaters Anonymous:

(OA) A fellowship of men and women recovering from compulsive overeating and compulsive food behavior. There are no dues, fees, or weigh ins.

OA, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Faith Lutheran Church, 2500 Sunset Drive. Details: 463-1224

OA, noon- 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224

OA, 10-11 a.m., Saturdays, Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Old Glacier Highway, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

 

AWARE support groups:

Healthy Relationships class, Tuesday nights. This group is designed for women who want to improve their communication skills, learn how to set boundaries, and increase their self-awareness. The current session is in process and the new dates and times for the following two sessions will be made known as they are fixed. Feel free to contact AWARE as soon as possible to get on the waitlist. Register with Mandi Canady 586-6623.

Kids Club Mom’s Empowerment class, Tuesday and Wednesday nights. This group is designed for mothers and children (one child at least 5 yrs) who have experienced abuse. Moms receive parenting support. Children focus on life skills. 10 lessons in total at AWARE. Transportation, childcare and food provided. The current session is in process and the new dates and times for the following two sessions will be made known as they are fixed. Feel free to contact AWARE as soon as possible to get on the waitlist. Register with Mandy Canady 586-6623.

Seeking Safety class, Wednesday nights starting Feb. 24 (10 weeks). This group is designed for women who have experienced trauma and struggle with substance use. Childcare, food provided, at AWARE. Register with Lela Stevenson 586-6623.

Woman’s Love and Logic Group, Tuesday nights starting March 1 (7 weeks). This group is designed for women who want to learn new positive parenting solutions. The course helps mothers deal with challenging behaviors and supports limit-setting with children. Childcare available, at AWARE. Register with Lela Stevenson 586-6623.

 

 

Other support groups:

The Compassionate Friends Juneau Chapter

The Compassionate Friends (TCF) invites bereaved families who have experienced the death of a child to meet with others who have suffered a similar loss. TCF is a national nonprofit organization offering friendship, understanding, and hope to bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents. We have learned through our own experiences that the death of a child, regardless of age or circumstance, causes a pain often best understood by others who have also experienced such a loss. TCF of Juneau meets the first Thursday of each month, 7 p.m. at the Juneau Pioneer’s Home. For more information call Sunny at 907-723-1889 or Donna at 907-321-4232. For national information, call 877-969-0010 or visit compassionatefriends.org.

 

Womens Gathering, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Mondays, Northern Light United Church. Weekly gathering for women. All welcome. Details: 780-4918.

Family-to-Family, Monday and Wednesday evenings, February 6 - March 15. An education course for family members and caregivers who want to better understand and support their loved one living with a mental health condition. This program provides a wealth of information plus strategies to help with communication, problem solving and accessing local resources. Registration details: www.namijuneau.org or 463-4251

Brain injury peer support group, noon to 1 p.m., first Tuesday monthly, SAIL offices, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: Leslie, 586-4920.

Low Vision Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m. Third Tuesdays, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Leone, 586-4920.

Cancer survivor support group monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., third Tuesday of the month, Cancer Connection, 3225 Hospital Dr., 1st floor. For those newly diagnosed, currently under treatment, and those whose treatment has ended. Details: 796-2273.

Support for Families Dealing with Opiate Addiction, 5:30-7 p.m., Wednesdays, 211 4th Street, Suite 100 (grey building across from Thomas B. Steward legislative office Building) This is a closed group meeting only for family members dealing with heroin and opiate addiction. This group is run by parents of loved ones addicted to heroin and other drugs. The group will provide education about addiction and treatment, guest speakers and resources for family members and friends. For more information contact 907-463-3755 or e-mail recoverysupport@ncaddjuneau.org

(TOPS) Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Thursdays, call for location information. Details: 321-2501.

Peer-to-Peer, Wednesday evenings, January 11 – March 8. This education and wellness program offers information and support to those living with a newly diagnosed or chronic mental health condition. Peer-to-Peer is confidential, led by trained peers, and a great resource for achieving and maintaining wellness. Free of charge with meals provided. Registration details: www.namijuneau.org or 463-4251.

Widowed Persons Support Group, 6:30 p.m., second and fourth Thursday of each month Fireweed Place, Parlor Room. All widows and widowers invited. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Essential Tremor Support Group, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. usually third Thursdays, but call to verify, Bartlett Regional Hospital, Administration Building. Call for specific dates and additional information: Bill- 321-7586

NAMI Family Support Group, 5:30-7 p.m., first and third Thursdays Sept. 3 through Dec. 17, 9000 Glacier Hwy, Suite 201 (Jordan Square Bldg). This group is led by and designed for family members who have a loved one living with a mental health condition to discuss challenges, offer insight and provide mutual understanding and support. Drop-ins welcome, 9000 Glacier Hwy, Suite 201 (Jordan Square Bldg). Details: www.namijuneau.org or 463-4251.

Widowed Persons Program monthly brunch, noon, first Sunday of each month, Baranof Hotel (Rooms subject to change). All widows and widowers invited. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

 

Craig

Al-Anon Family Group, noon, Wednesdays, Craig Public Health Conference Room. Details: 401-1630.

Alcoholics Anonymous group meetings, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Craig Public Health Conference Room. Details: (907) 209-5449.

Haines

Alcoholics Anonymous group meetings, 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Gateway Building, second floor conference room. Details: (907) 314-0165.

Al-Anon meetings, 6 p.m., Tuesdays, Gateway Building, second floor conference room. Details: (907) 766-2046.

Narcotics Anonymous Group Meetings, 6 p.m., Thursday nights, Gateway Building second floor conference room. Details: (907) 314-0540.

Ketchikan

Alcoholics Anonymous, Out-to-Lunch Bunch Group

Alcoholics Anonymous, Noon, Monday-Saturday, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 423 Mission St., downstairs under church.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Just For Today Group

Alcoholics Anonymous, All meetings below are held at 1736 Tongass Ave.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30pm & 8 pm Mon. Wed. Open Discussion Meeting.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30pm Tues. Women’s meeting

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8pm Tues. Big Book Study Meeting

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30pm Thurs. Grapevine Meeting

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 pm Thurs. Open Discussion Meeting

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 pm Fri. Open Topic Meeting (Speaker meeting last Friday of each month.)

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8pm Sat. Open Discussion Meeting

Alcoholics Anonymous, 10am Sun. Open Discussion Meeting

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8pm Sun. Step study open meeting

Courage to change Al-Anon group, 6 p.m., Wednesdays, Presbyterian Church, 2711 2nd Ave. Details: 247-2451.

Low Vision Support Group, 1:30p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Second Monday of every month, meets at SAIL office in the Plaza. Call 907-225-4735.

Peer Support Group, 5:30 p.m. Second and fourth Monday each month, Meets at SAIL in the Plaza. A peer support group to support between individuals living with depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, PTSD, or related challenges. Call 907-225-4735.

Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group, 5p.m. - 7p.m. First and Third Wednesday of every month, 1016 Water St. at the Senior Center. Call 907-225-4735

KLAWOCK

Alcoholics Anonymous, Thursday 7 p.m. at the Craig/Klawock Senior Center, 465 Summit St. Details: (907)209-5449

Women’s AA Meeting, Saturday 8 a.m. at the Craig/Klawock Senior Center, 465 Summit St. Details: (907)209-5449

Petersburg

Al-Anon group meeting, noon-1 p.m. Fridays, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 301 N. 3rd St. Details: 772-9237.

Sitka

Al-Anon family group meeting, 6 p.m., Thursdays, Sitka AFG Lutheran Church, 224 Lincoln St. Details: 738-4581.

Wrangell

Alcoholics Anonymous: All meetings are open to persons with an interest in alcoholism.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m. Mondays, Parish Hall of the Episcopal Church

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Parish Hall of the Episcopal Church

Alcoholics Anonymous “Meeting and Meal,” noon, Wednesdays, Catholic Church Parish Hall

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m. Thurs, Parish Hall of the Episcopal Church

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m. Fridays, Parish Hall of the Episcopal Church.

Narcotics Anonymous: (NA) A nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem.

NA Meeting, 7 p.m. Parish Hall of the Episcopal Church. Details: (907)305-0019

 

Yakutat

Alcoholics Anonymous group meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mondays, 364 Ridge Rd. Fairweather Group, Call-in session, Details: 784-3639.

Southeast Alaska

Call-in Caregiver Support Group

For all people who are caring for others in Southeast Alaska.

Call in from the convenience of your home or office to talk with people who will understand your experience, receive emotional support, tips on care giving skills, and self care. Every second Thursday of the month at noon for one hour with the next meeting Thursday, Dec. 8th. Contact the Senior and Caregiver Resource Center at Catholic Community Service for more information and to receive the call-in access code.

Toll free throughout Southeast at 866-746-6177 and in Juneau at 463-6177.

 

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