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; noon Saturday, Greater Christ Temple Church, 616 W. Chillicothe Ave.; 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 Lbierty; 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 — meetings 7 p.m. every Thursday, First United Presbyterian Church, 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, Crossroads Business Center, 21 Hunter Place; those diagnosed with celiac disease and their families and other members of the public are invited to attend; RSVP to Amy Jones at 651-6428 or visit

• 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 or at 937-844-8043

• Christian recovery — Celebrate Recovery: 7 p.m. Friday, Union Station, 613 Hamilton Ave.; Prodigal Outreach Group: 5:30 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.

• GriefShare — 13-week seminar and support group to help rebuild life after losing a loved one 10 a.m. Mondays, or 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays Aug. 21 through Nov. 14, West Liberty United Methodist Church, 202 Newell St., West Liberty, (937) 441-3592; $5 registration fee..

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

• Mended Hearts — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, Christmas party, Mary Rutan Hospital conference room; $5 gift exchange item; men take man’s gift; women take woman’s gift; contact Louise Norris at (937) 935-1746 or with reservtions by Dec. 11; national non-profit support organization for those of any age with heart problems or heart disease, their family members, caregivers; contact: chapter president Bob Detrick, 292-7678, or assistant regional director G. Bruce Norris, 935-1747, or visit

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

• 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. the second Thursday of every month, Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services Board of Logan and Champaign Counties, 123 N. Detroit St., West Liberty; call 465-1045 for more information.

• Traumatic Brain Injury — Fourth Monday of each month, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.; no December meeting; contact: 593-1236, for weather cancellations, call the hospital, 592-4015.