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6-22 Support Groups

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By The Staff

 

DIRECTORY n Alcohalt House, 2255 Fairgrounds Road, Brandenburg. (828-2540). n Communicare, 1311 N. Dixie Ave., E’town (765-5145). n Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System, 3909 S. Wilson Road, Radcliff (351-9444) n Safe Harbor Club, 200 S. Joe Prather Highway, Vine Grove (877-6808). n Serenity Club, 206 S. Main St., E’town (982-4477). n Stepworks Addiction Resources, The Helm Mansion, 100 Diecks Drive, E’town (982-1244). HOW TO USE THIS COLUMN. Support group meetings and events are published at no charge in this calendar on Mondays. Items for the calendar must be turned in by noon Wednesday. POC refers to “point of contact.” Area codes are listed only for phone numbers outside the 270 area code. Listings not updated within a year will be removed. To update or submit a calendar entry, e-mail calendars@thenewsenterprise.com, call 505-1751 or fax to 769-6965.   Today Alcoholics Anonymous, 10 a.m. Serenity Club; step study group, noon, Safe Harbor; closed meeting, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, E’town, POC: Jeff, 352-0736, or Todd, 351-3761; open Big Book study, 8 p.m., nonsmoking, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, Hodgenville; High Noon group at noon, open discussion, and 8 p.m. open group, Safe Harbor; 8 p.m. speaker meeting, Communicare, for alumni of Haycraft Center, Communicare Recovery Center, Passages and Lyons House, POC: John B., 765-5088; step study group, 8 p.m., Presbyterian Church, Harned; 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., Alcohalt House. Narcotics Anonymous, Midday Message, nonsmoking, noon, Serenity Club; 6-7 p.m.; Living in the Solution, nonsmoking, 8 p.m. at Safe Harbor. Tuesday Alcoholics Anonymous, 10 a.m. Serenity Club; High Noon group at noon, open discussion, and 8 p.m., open discussion, Safe Harbor; 8-9 p.m., Room 215, Severns Valley Baptist Church, E’town; 8 p.m. for men, closed, county jail, E’town; 8 p.m., open discussion, Presbyterian Church, Lebanon Junction, POC: 352-1694; 8 p.m., Alcohalt House. Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step Christ-based Recovery Program for addictions, men and women co-dependency, sexual and physical abuse, 6 p.m., Franklin Crossroads Baptist Church, 4695 Hardinsburg Road, Cecilia. Nondenominational; open to community. POC: Vicki Lawson, 862-4825. GriefShare recovery seminar and support group, 6-7:30 p.m., Severns Valley Baptist Church Room 215, Ring Road, E’town. POC: Cheryl Mitchell, 765-7822. LaRue County Open Arms Support Group for Grandparents and Acting Parents, 6:30 p.m. Hodgenville Elementary School cafeteria. POC: Theresa Howard, 358-3401. Narcotics Anonymous, Midday Message, nonsmoking, noon, Serenity Club; Passages, for women only, nonsmoking, 6 p.m., Passages, 615 Westport Road, E’town, POC: 737-6449; Don’t Look Back, nonsmoking, 8 p.m., Serenity Club. Wednesday Alcoholics Anonymous, 10 a.m. Serenity Club; 8 p.m. open discussion meeting, Serenity Club, POC: Jim S. 769-5422; 8 p.m., 24-hour center group, Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System; 10 a.m., closed discussion, Presbyterian Church in Bardstown; High Noon group at noon, open discussion, Safe Harbor; 8 p.m., open discussion, Communicare; 8 p.m., men’s open, Safe Harbor; 8 p.m., open discussion, Aaceptance Club, Irvington, POC: 234-3168.; 8 p.m., open discussion, First Christian Church in Hodgenville; 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., Alcohalt House. Al-Anon, for families and friends of alcoholics, New Life Family Group, 8 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, Serenity Club. POC: Pat B. 422-5873. Divorce Care Class and Divorce Care for Kids, 6-7:15 p.m., Severns Valley Baptist Church, 1100 Ring Road, E’town. Weekly seminar and support group for people and their kids who are going through a divorce or already divorced. POC: 765-7822. Narcotics Anonymous, noon, Surrender and Win, open discussion, nonsmoking, Stepworks Addiction Resources. Open Arms of Hardin County, grandparent/relative caregiver raising children support group breakfast chat, 9:30 a.m., Bub’s Café, Helmwood Plaza, E’town. POC: Laura Cooper, 737-5110 or 300-4966. Thursday Alcoholics Anonymous, 10 a.m. Serenity Club; High Noon group at noon, open discussion, Safe Harbor; noon, open discussion, Ireland Chapel annex; 8 p.m., open, Safe Harbor; 8 p.m., open speaker, American Legion Post 167; 8 p.m., speaker meeting, Presbyterian Church, Lebanon Junction, POC: 352-1694; 8 p.m., Traditions Group, open discussion, Serenity Club, POC: Jeff, 352-0736, or Todd, 351-3761; 8 p.m., Alcohalt House; 8 p.m. open discussion, Stepworks Addiction Resources. Alateen, family and friends of alcoholics, ages 11-18) Thursdays, Alcohalt House, Fairgrounds Road, Brandenburg. POC: Teresa F.: 497-4885. Compassionate Friends (Elizabethtown chapter), support group for bereaved parents, 7 p.m., Hosparus, Diecks Drive, E’town. POC: Linda Norris, 877-5414. Elizabethtown ADAPT Amputee Desiring Adaptive and Progressive Techniques support group, 7 p.m., Kentuckiana Chiropractic Wellness Center, 150 Raleigh Drive, E’town. POC: Ed Ramsey, 769-2987; cell: 272-5280. For amputees, family members and/or caregivers of any age.  NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) support group meeting for consumers and members, 7 p.m., Communicare Building B, 1311 N. Dixie Highway, E’town. Organization provides education and support for those individuals suffering with schizophrenia, bipolar, anxiety disorders and depression and for their families POC: 358-4054. Narcotics Anonymous, Don’t Look Back, 8 p.m., nonsmoking, Stepworks Addiction Resources. National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Heartland affiliate support group, 7 p.m., 1311 N. Dixie Ave., Communicare, Building B. NAMI Heartland provides education and support for those individuals suffering with schizophrenia, bipolar, anxiety disorders and depression and for their families. POC: 765-2079, 358-4812 or 352-2800, Ext. 174. Open Arms, a grandparent/relative caregiver raising children support group, noon, Creekside Elementary School, 151 Horseshoe Bend Road, Sonora. Support, resources and open discussions. POC: Debbie, family resource coordinator, 369-8460. Open Arms support group, 10 a.m., For-You Family Resource and Youth Service Center located between J.T. Alton Middle School and Vine Grove Elementary School. Support, resources and open discussion for grandparents and other relatives raising children. Open to all grandparents and relative caregivers. POC: Laura Cooper, 737-5110, or Theresa Ovesen, 877-6434. Women’s Narcotics Anonymous, 10 a.m. at Passages, 615 Wesport Road, E’town. POC: 737-6449. Friday Alcoholics Anonymous, 10 a.m. Serenity Club; High Noon group at noon, open discussion, Safe Harbor; 8 p.m., closed meeting and also Traditional Group, First Presbyterian Church, E’town, POC: Jeff, 352-0736, or Todd, 351-3761; 8 p.m., open, Safe Harbor; 8 p.m. closed men’s discussion, Nelson County Public Library, Bardstown; 8 p.m., beginners meeting, open discussion, Communicare, POC: John B., 765-5088; 10 a.m., Alcohalt House, 8 p.m.; open discussion, Aaceptance Club, Irvington, POC: 234-3168. AA and NA New Beginners, 8 p.m., Communicare, POC: Joe, 862-9073. Al-Anon, for families and friends of alcoholics, New Life Family Group, 8 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, Serenity Club. POC: Pat B. 422-5873. Narcotics Anonymous, Living in the Solution, nonsmoking, 6 p.m., Safe Harbor. Reformers Unanimous Addictions Program, 7-9 p.m. Fridays, 156 Shelby Ave., Radcliff. POC: 351-6866 or tgeaml@gmail.com Saturday Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, open, Safe Harbor; Honest, Open and Willing, noon, Serenity Club, POC: Susanne E., 234-0346; open discussion, 8 p.m. Serenity Club, POC: Jim S. 769-5422; 8 p.m., open, Safe Harbor. 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., Alcohalt House; 8 p.m.; open discussion, Aaceptance Club, Irvington, POC: 234-3168. Alcoholics Anonymous speaker meeting, 8 p.m. Serenity Club, POC: Jim S. 769-5422. The Augustine Fellowship, Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, 10 a.m., Serenity Club. Narcotics Anonymous, Living in the Solution, smoking, 9 p.m. Safe Harbor Club. Overeaters Anonymous, 10 a.m. Serenity Club. POC: Ruth, 737-1676, or Rose Marie, 862-4877.  Truly Grateful Today Chapter of Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m. CDT, City Hall in Clarkson. Sunday Alcoholics Anonymous, 10 a.m., open discussion, Serenity Club; regular meeting, 10 a.m., Safe Harbor; noon for women, Safe Harbor; Women’s AA Group 8 p.m., Alcohalt House; 8 p.m.; open discussion, Aaceptance Club, Irvington, POC: 234-3168.  Al-Anon (for families and friends of alcoholics), Step Study, 8 p.m., Safe Harbor. POC: Pat B., 422-5873. Narcotics Anonymous, Recovery and Beyond, nonsmoking, 8 p.m., Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System. POC: 234-6543. Upcoming ARHHC (Adult Retarded and Handicapped of Hardin County) Inc. membership meeting, 7 p.m. July 7, ARHHC Headquarters, 225 College St., E’town; board meeting at 6 p.m. POC: Ken Brewster, 737-1140 between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition, open to anyone interested in improving the lives of people affected by diabetes, 6-7:30 p.m. July 7, Lincoln Trail District Health Department. POC: Melissa Conder, 769-1604, ext. 1035. Managing your Meals class for those with diabetes or needing to lose weight, initial class 10-11 a.m. July 17, with follow-up class 1:30-2:30 p.m., Lincoln Trail District Health Department; registration required. POC: 769-1604, ext. 1035.  Parkinson’s Support Group Bardstown, 1 p.m. July 15, Stephen Foster Restaurant, 503 W. Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown. For fellow Parkinson’s patients, caregivers and friends. The group will not meet in August. POC: Jane Swarts, 502-350-4458. Diabetes Center of Excellence, free program available to people with diabetes in Hardin County, one day each week at the Lincoln Trail District Health Department & the Radcliff Health Center. Designed to work with doctors and patients with diabetes to reduce the risk of complications through education and following the standards of care recommended by the ADA. POC: 769-1601, ext. 1035 to complete a screening.