The Norman Transcript

October 24, 2012

Support groups


The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Monday

ABLE Parents’ Association supports adults with developmental disabilities in the Norman community, third Monday, 300 N. Crawford Ave., 329-3922.

The Norman Monday Night GLBT Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., Mondays, West Wind Unitarian-Universalist Congregation building, 1309 W. Boyd St., 360-4497.

Gam-Anon, for the families and loved ones of compulsive gamblers, 6-7 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, public meeting room, 235 W. Duffy St., 570-9161.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30-8:30 p.m., 235 W. Duffy St., St. John’s Episcopal Church, public meeting room (use southeast entrance).

Serenity Al-Anon, noon-1 p.m., Monday, 235 W. Duffy St., St. John’s Episcopal Church, public meeting room, (use southeast entrance).

Sexual Assault Support Group for survivors, 6:30 p.m., Mondays, Kristy, 701-5550.

Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step program for emotional health, 6-7 p.m., St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Room 6, 1801 W. Brooks St., 208-0969.

Tuesday

Overeaters Anonymous, noon, Tuesday, St. Thomas More University Parish, 100 Stinson St., 329-4326.

Full Circle Caregivers Support Group, noon-1 p.m., first Tuesday, 1185 E. Main St., potluck lunch, 447-2955.

Scleroderma Support Group, 6:30 p.m., third Tuesday, Moore Chamber of Commerce, 305 W. Main St., Moore, 213-9230.

Domestic Violence Education Group, for victims of violence, 12-week program, 6-7 p.m., Tuesday, 701-5497 to register.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 6:30-9 p.m., first Tuesday, 307-2600.

Celiac Support Group, 7-9 p.m., third Tuesday, Norman Regional Education Center, Kate Martin, 440-8802.

Diabetes: For adults and children, 6 p.m., third Tuesday, 440-8802.

Rare Pair, for mothers of multiples, 6-9 p.m., first Tuesday, Norman Regional Hospital Education Center, 440-8802.

Compassionate Friends, for parents and families who have lost a child, 7:30 p.m., third Tuesday, CSBI Building, 1183 E. Main St., 24-hour hotline, 360-4287 (someone will respond). Sibling group offered.

Wednesday

Alzheimer’s Caregivers support group and luncheon, 11:45 a.m., third Wednesday, McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church, 419 S. University Blvd., Carol Schreiner, 321-3484.

New Hope Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, McFarlin United Methodist Church, Room 229, 419 S. University Blvd.

Cancer Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., second and fourth Wednesday, McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church, Room 223, Jane Cook, 321-3484, ext. 115.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 9:30-11 a.m., Wednesday, Slaughterville Baptist Church, 10101 60th St., Lexington, 872-1491.

Low Vision Support Group, 10:30 a.m., fourth Wednesday, University Lutheran Church, 914 Elm Ave., bring a sack lunch, 701-1308.

Thursday

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous-HOW, 7 p.m., Rose Rock Villa, 700 N. Berry Road, Jill, 826-0845.

Debtors Anonymous, noon-1 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, 235 W. Duffy St., 514-4168 or 620-2556.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, 7 p.m., Edsel Ford House, Iva, 373-0059.

Divorce Support Group, 7 p.m., Thursday, Aldergate House at McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church, 407 S. University Blvd., pre-school and grade school child care by reservation only, Harriet Lee Kemp, 321-3484.

Heartland Hospice and Rambling Oaks Assisted Living daytime grief support group, 3 p.m., Rambling Oaks, 1060 Rambling Oaks Drive.

Norman Parkinson’s Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., first Thursday, Norman Regional Hospital, Education Wing, Room A.

PFLAG Norman, 7-9 p.m., second Thursday, St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, 1801 W. Brooks St., 360-4497 or www.pflagnorman.org.

Full Circle Caregiver Education Group, 9 a.m., Thursday, 1304 E. Lindsey Plaza Drive.

South Central Oklahoma Lupus Support Group, first Thursday, Vickey Wiles, 580-247-0980 or vickeywiles@gmail.com.

New Beginnings Al-Anon, noon, Thursday, 227 W. Main St.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 6 p.m., Thursday, Lakeside Church of God, 4400 E. Alameda St., 872-9483.

LIFT, a social event for widows and widowers, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., luncheon, fourth Thursday, reservations required, 321-6000. The October meeting will include Bob Rice who will present a “Pictorial History of Norman.”

The Norman Chapter of Parents Helping Parents. For more information, call 278-1221 or visit ParentsHelpingParents. The group will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Education Center at Norman Regional Hospital, 901 N. Porter Ave. The chapter will present “Finding Help for Your Child” as part of its Parent Action Series.

Friday

Better Breathers Pulmonary Support Group, noon, first Friday, Norman Specialty Hospital, 1210 W. Robinson St., reservations, lunch, 321-8824.

Saturday

Alpha-1/Anti-Trepsin Support Group, noon, last Saturday, TBA, Joan Laughlin, 527-2430.

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