These support groups are set to meet in the next two weeks:
n ACTS – Alcohol Chemical Treatment Series – is a curriculum-based self-help, recovery and educational program for anyone wanting to recover from alcohol or drugs, and their families. ACTS meets from 6 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Cedar Grove United Pentecostal Church on North Veterans Boulevard, Tupelo. ACTS is free. Call 844-9637.
n Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women working to solve their common problem of alcoholism. There are no dues or fees.
- Tupelo: 31 meetings are offered. Call 844-0374 or visit www.inter-group.org/aa/tupelo.
- Pontotoc: 8 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at St. Christopher’s Catholic Church. Call 419-2623.
- Oxford: For information on AA meeting in Oxford call 234-8585.
For a listing of addiction support groups around Northeast Mississippi, call National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependency at 841-0403 or check www.msncadd.net.
n Addiction help – Narconon, an international organization of treatment centers, drug education and prevention services, provides free consultations from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week for those with drug addictions. Call (800) 556-8885.
n Al-Anon is a fellowship of friends and relatives of alcoholics. The group has meetings at several locations throughout Tupelo:
- Regional Rehabilitation Center, 8 p.m. Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays;
- First Presbyterian Church, 8 p.m. Tuesday. Call 844-0374 or (800) 344-2666.
n Peace Seekers Al-Anon Family Group meets at noon Wednesday and Friday at Calvary Baptist Church. Call 401-8094 or (800) 344-2666.
n An Alzheimer’s Support Group-Fulton meets for family members of those with Alzheimer’s disease. The group meets at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Daniel Health Care Complex conference room. Call Kay Painter at 862-2165 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
n Arthritis Support Group will meet at 9:15 the second Monday of each month in the HealthPlex Classroom at Oktibbeha County Hospital Wellness Connection. Call 323-9355.
n Celebrate Recovery is a Bible-based group open to those struggling with addiction, anger issues, grief, guilt, shame, financial loss, abuse, eating disorders or compulsive behaviors
- West Jackson Street Baptist Church, Tupelo, meets at 7 p.m. Fridays in the youth building. Contact Neil Naron at 891-1773 or Susan Naron at 871-3872.
- Lee Acres Church of Christ on Lawndale Drive, Tupelo meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Childcare available. Call Melissa or Brad at 844-3111.
- The Orchard on Coley Road, Tupelo meets at 6 p.m. Sundays. Call Jason Roberts at 871-6227.
n The Compassionate Friends-Tupelo, a support group for families who have suffered the death of a child of any age, meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at the NMMC Wellness Center in Tupelo. Call Kristi Bennett at 322-7794 or 377-5748 or Jamie Seale at 842-3174 or visit www.compassionatefriends.org.
n A Couples Relationship Building Support Group meets at 6 p.m. the last Thursday of each month. Call 841-9138 for location.
n Crossroads Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at Mississippi State Extension Service building behind Crossroads arena in Corinth. Sponsored by the MS Foundation. Contact Joy Forsyth 462-7325 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
n A Domestic Violence Support Group meets at 6 p.m. every Thursday. Call (800) 527-7233 for location. Child care is provided.
n A Domestic Violence Support Group meets at 3:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at the Lee County Family Resource Center in Tupelo. Child care available. Call 844-0013.
n Fibromyalgia Support Group-Tupelo meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at the Women First Resource Center 215 N. Gloster, Suite D, in Tupelo. Call 842-5725.
n Gamblers Anonymous, a 12-step recovery support group for people with a gambling problem.
- In Saltillo, the group meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at 1495 CR 681, next door to the Dollar General Store. Call 316-2219.
- In Oxford, the group meets at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at 2627 W. Oxford Loop, Suite D. Call 513-5874.
n Grief Support Groups in Oxford meets at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday and at noon the fourth Wednesday of the month at Azalea Gardens in Oxford. Sponsored by North Mississippi Hospice of Oxford. Call Olevia Partlow at 234-0140.
n Hannah’s Prayer, a Christian-based support group for women who are struggling with the challenges of infertility, meets 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month in Oxford. Call 232-8355.
n I Care: Lupus Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Women First Resource Center in Tupelo. Call 842-5725 or 322-6414.
n La Leche League of Lee County meets at 11 a.m. the first Thursday at the All Saints Episcopal Church in Tupelo and at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Lawndale Dr. in Tupelo. Open to moms and moms-to-be to learn and share about breastfeeding. Children and babies welcome. Call April Barnett at 348-2243 or 213-6435 or Toni Hill at 255-8283.
n Mended Hearts Inc.-Tupelo, a support group for people who have had heart-bypass surgery, heart disease or other physical ailments of the heart, meets at 6 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at Room 21 of the NMMC East Tower Education Center. Dinner available for $9; RSVP required for dinner. Call 620-6430.
n Mental Health Peer support group meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at NMMC Behavioral Health Center on Eason Boulevard in Tupelo for individuals who have a serious mental illness. Sponsored by the National Alliance of Mental Illness-Mississippi. Call 871-0421, (800) 357-0388 or visit www.nami.org.
n Mental Health Family support group will meet at 10 a.m. the second and fourth Saturday of the month North Mississippi RC on Highway 7 in Oxford. The group is designed for family members of people with serious mental illness. Call (800) 357-0388 or visit www.nami.org.
n Mothers of Multiples support group meets at 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month at New Life Community Church at the corner of Mississippi highways 7 and 30 in Oxford. Call Shawn Zierke at 513-5416.
n MS Self Help Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month in the Magnolia Auditorium at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Call Robert Allen, 234-3515.
n NAMI Connection, a weekly recovery group for people living with mental illness, meets Sundays at 3:30 p.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Call (800) 357-0388 or visit www.nami.org.
n Narcotics Anonymous, a community-based association of recovering drug addicts, meets in Tupelo.
- 815 Harrison Street, noon Monday through Saturday, 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and 1 and 8 p.m. Sundays.
- Helping Hands, 314 South Church St., 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday.
Groups also meet in Aberdeen, Booneville, Ecru, Corinth, Ripley and Starkville. Call 841-9998 or toll-free (866) 841-9998 for more information.
n Nar-Anon, a support group for friends and family members of people addicted to drugs, meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at St. James Catholic Life Center on North Gloster Street. Call 397-9488 and leave a message for more information.
n Northeast Mississippi Down Syndrome Society offers support and information resources for families of children with Down Syndrome. Call 871-2387 or 869-3211 or e-mail nemdss@bellsouth .net.
n Osteoporosis Support Group meets at noon the fourth Thursday of each month at Longtown Medical Park, 4381 S. Eason Blvd. in Tupelo. Call 377-4352 and (800) 843-3375.
n Ostomy Support Group meets at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month in the NMMC East Tower Education Center. Call 377-2395 or (800) 843-3375.
n Overeaters Anonymous has two groups meeting in Tupelo:
- Noon Thursdays at DanceQuest Studio on Spring Street. Contact 255-1063.
- 6 p.m. Mondays at All Saints Episcopal Church. Contact 372-0437.
n Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Magnolia Auditorium at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. For more information, call Harry Sneed at 234-3232.
n The Perinatal Loss Support Group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at NMMC’s Women’s Hospital for families who have experienced the death of a baby. Call Jennifer Rangel at 377-4924 or (800) 843-3375.
n Second Chance Transplant Awareness Group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month except for June at Shoney’s on North Gloster Street, Tupelo. Call Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency, Tupelo office 841-1960.
n A Sexual Addiction Support Group meets in Tupelo. Call 841-0403.
n A Sexual Assault Support Group meets at 11 a.m. every Wednesday. Call (800) 527-7233 for location.
n TOPS No. MS301, a weight loss support group, meets at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday at 2894 Highway 178 East in Skyline. Open to men, women and children over the age of 8. Weigh-ins begin at 5 p.m. Call Nita at 891-8651 or Rhonda at 401-2541.
n Women with Cancer Support Group-Tupelo meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month at Women First Resource Center, 215 N. Gloster, Suite D, Tupelo. Call 842-5725.