Support Groups

support groups

• Alcoholics Anonymous — 8:30 p.m. Monday, noon Tuesday, 8 p.m. Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. Thursday and noon Friday, First United Presbyterian Church, 117 N. Main St., Bellefontaine, use rear entrance; noon Monday, First Lutheran Church, 208 W. Sandusky Ave., Bellefontaine; 8 a.m. Thursday, noon Saturday, 6 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, Recovery Zone, 440 S. St. Paris St.; 8 p.m. Friday, West Liberty Presbyterian Church, 215 W. Columbus St., West Liberty; 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Galilee Lutheran Church, 301 Lincoln Blvd., Russells Point; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Outreach Center, 124 Burkhart Ave., Russells Point.

• Al-Anon — 7 p.m. Thursday, First United Presbyterian Church, 117 N. Main St., Bellefontaine; use rear entrance.

• Breastfeeding support — 1 to 2 p.m. second Monday of each month, Logan County Health District, 310 S. Main St., Bellefontaine; geared for both pregnant women and for women who are currently breastfeeding; sessions begin with short educational piece, mostly involve group discussions, sharing stories; contact: group leader Amber Brown at 599-3345 or visit Facebook page by searching “Logan County Breastfeeding Peer Helper.”

Celiac disease — 6:30 p.m. second Monday of every other month, Crossroads Business Center, 21 Hunter Place; those diagnosed with celiac disease and their families and other members of the public are invited to attend; Contact Amy Keller,  651-6428 for more information and exact meeting dates.

• Caregivers — 2 to 3 p.m. third Monday, Chapel at Green Hills Community, 6557 S. U.S. Route 68, West Liberty, contact Pam Frost at (937) 844-8043, director of hospice for Universal Home Health & Hospice

• Christian recovery — Celebrate Recovery: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Union Station, 613 Hamilton Ave.; Prodigal Outreach Group: 4 p.m. Sunday, Bellefontaine First Church of God, 1000 E. Brown Ave.; parental support group, 6 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Bellefontaine First Church of God; information, call (937) 465-1045.

• Grief support — 7 p.m. first Mondays, Byhalia Evangelical Friends Church, 31654 State Route 31, led by Pastor Jim Gardner; call (937) 982-3561

• Journey Christian Cancer Support — 6:30 to 8 p.m. second Monday of each month, Quest Community Church, 110 South St., West Liberty; support group for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers of any type of cancer; facilitators: Rich and Karla Kensey and Kelli Stoner; for more information, call Karla, (614) 827-5882

• Kinship Providers Support — 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Discovery Center, 1973 State Route 47, Bellefontaine, next meeting date of Monday, Nov. 5; participants will be provided education and information on topics of their choice, opportunity to network with other families providing kinship care; contact Robin Heminger, (937) 292-3089 or wraparound@logancbdd.org.

• Mended Hearts — “Top of Ohio” Mended Hearts Christmas Party 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, Mary Rutan Hospital conference room, with food, games, door prizes, a $5 gift exchange, women take a wrapped woman’s gift, men take a wrapped man’s gift; make reservations by calling (937) 935-1746 by Dec. 8; for more information about Mended Hearts, contact president Bruce Norris at (937) 935-1747.

• Narcotics Anonymous — 5:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Recovery Zone, 440 S. St. Paris St.; 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, First United Methodist Church, 201 N. Main St.; noon Wednesday and Thursday, First Lutheran Church, 208 W. Sandusky Ave., Bellefontaine

• National Alliance of Mental Illness family support — 6 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month, Consolidated Care board room, 1521 N. Detroit St., West Liberty; call Pete at (937) 750-1702 for more information. 

• Overeaters Anonymous  — 10 a.m. Monday, Hillcrest Baptist Church, use rear entrance; fellowship of men and women who desire to stop eating compulsively, open to anyone in the community; no dues or fees are required of group members; contact: 592-9007. 

• Survivors of Suicide  — 6:30 to 8 p.m. second Thursday of every month, Consolidated Care, 1521 N. Detroit St., West Liberty; free; contact Stephanie Ketchell, (937) 539-1975, sketchell@ccibhp.com.

• Traumatic Brain Injury — 2019 begins local organization’s 10th year; meetings the fourth Monday of each month, no December meeting; contact: 593-1236.