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PUBLISHED: 4:58 PM on Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Support Groups
ACOA/CODA Meeting, Wednesday & Friday, Noon-1pm, Northern Lights United Church, 400 11th St, between A and B Streets.; Sunday, 11am-Noon, Assembly Chambers.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at least twice daily in Juneau. If you have, or know someone who has, a problem with alcohol, call 586-1161.

Al-Anon, Monday, 7-8:30pm, Juneau Recovery Hospital, 586-2790; Tuesday, 7-8 pm, Smith Hall, 8619 Teal, 789-2831; Friday, 7-8pm, Douglas Methodist Church, 364-2437; Saturday, 10:30am-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church, 780-4061.

Diabetes Support Group, 7-9pm SEARHC Behavioral Health Board Room. Meets the second Tuesday of each month. Contact Christy 364-4457.

Family Caregiver Support Group 7-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Bridge Adult Day Center, 1803 Glacier Hoy. Support for all individuals caring for an elderly friend or family member either locally or long-distance. For information call Jim or Mary Lou at 463-6177.

Grief Support Groups through Hospice & Home Care of Juneau; Pet loss, first and third Fridays, 11am, 957-6266; Men's grief, second and fourth Tuesdays, Michael, 586-1023.

Juneau Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Family Support Group meets monthly at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Call 463-5161 or 209-4988 for date and time.

Juneau Head Injury Group Meeting, individuals who have experienced a head injury, their families and friends interested are invited to a group discussion meets from 3:30-5 p.m. first Wednesday of each month at Juneau Job Center, 10002 Glacier Highway, Glacierview Conference Room. For information call Margie Thomson at 465-3199 or Jeff Irwin at 586-4920.

NAMI of Juneau, meets at 7 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month at Polaris House, located on Willoughby Street.

Narcotics Anonymous Tuesday 7-9pm, Games & activities, Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Dr.; Wednesday 6-7:30pm, Rainforest Activity Center; Thursday 8-9pm, Rainforest Activity Center; Saturday 7-8:30pm, Public Health Center lower conference room, 3412 Glacier Hoy.; Sunday 7-8pm, Rainforest Activity Center. 790-4567.

Native Women's Cancer Support Group Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m. at 358 West Willoughby Ave., (next door to the Andrew Hope building). Call 500-9741 for more information.

New Parents' Support Group, Wednesday, 1:30pm, Family Birth Center. 586-1203.

Overeaters Anonymous, Wednesday, Noon-1pm, 119 Seward St. Room 1; Saturday, 10-11am, Public Health Center. 789-8884.

Parents Anonymous, Monday, 6:30-8pm, Children's Community Center, 211 Cordova; Wednesday, 6:30-8pm, Gastineau Human Services, 1613 Anka; Thursday, 6-8pm, St. Vincent de Paul, childcare and dinner provided.

Parents Anonymous for Parents of Special Needs Children Tuesday, 6-8pm, St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal; Friday, Noon-1:30pm, REACH, Behrends building, childcare & lunch provided. 790-4102.

Parents Anonymous en Español Friday, Noon-1:30pm. Proveemos cuidado de niños y la cena, REACH, 790-4102.

Senior Diabetes Support Group second Monday of the month from 1-2 p.m. at Juneau Senior Center 895 W 12th St. For more information, Contact Cynthia Nickerson 789-9800.

Talking Circle from 6:15-8 p.m. on Mondays at the SEARHC Behavioral Health Department offices, Suite 109, Room 121, in the SEARHC Annex (same building as SEARHC Dental) at 3200 Hospital Dr. The talking circles are free and open to all Juneau residents and visitors. For more information, please call Norene Otnes at 463-6670 or Cathy Wellwood at 364-4472.

Widowed Persons Support Group gathers the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, except for holiday weeks at 6:30 p.m. in the Parlor Room at Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Avenue. Dinner meetings are on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Rodfather's Restaurant in Nugget Mall. Brunches are on the first Sunday of each month and The Capital Café at the Baranof Hotel is the current location. For information contact Sue at 586-6424(suen@gci.net) or Sandy at 789-0355.

Yoga Sadhana Support, Saturday,5:30-8 am, downtown, 1109 C St., open to everyone, 586-6952.

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