April 2015 Support Groups

• Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families—Marquette. This group is open to those interested in learning about recovery from growing up in dysfunctional or alcoholic families. Sunday, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 120 North Front Street. Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. ALANO Club, 1202 South Front Street. 273-0396.
• Alano Club. Twelve-step recovery meetings daily. Monday through Saturday, noon and 8:00 p.m. Sunday, 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. 1202 South Front Street, Southgate Plaza, Marquette.
• Alcoholics Anonymous. Meetings throughout Marquette County, open daily, at many locations and times. Twenty-four-hour answering service, 249-4430 or www.aa-marquettecounty.org
• Alcoholics Anonymous—Gwinn. Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 North Maple Street. Thursday, 8:00 p.m. St. Anthony Catholic Church, 310 West Iron Street.
• Alcoholics Anonymous—K.I. Sawyer. Friday, 8:00 p.m. Saturday, 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. Victory Lutheran Church, 315 Explorer.
• Alcoholics Anonymous—Palmer. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Township Hall, 100 Smith Street.
• American Legacy Foundation. Smoking quit line for expectant mothers and cessation information for women. (800)668-8278.
• Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar and Cholesterol Checks. Cholesterol checks are $5. Call for Marquette County schedule. 225-4545.
• Camp New Day. This group is for children of the incarcerated. Fourth Monday of the month. 6:00 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 East Ridge Street, Marquette. 226-2912.
• Caregiver Support Group—Ishpeming. April 1. 1:30 p.m. Ishpeming Senior Center, 320 South Pine Street. 228-3910.
• Compassionate Friends—Escanaba. This group offers support to families who have experienced the death of a child. Fourth Thursday of the month. 7:00 p.m. Conference Room, Escanaba Area High School, 500 South Lincoln Road. 786-0477.
• Compassionate Friends—Marquette. This group offers support to families who have experienced the death of a child. April 14. 7:00 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1700 West Fair Avenue. 249-1948.
• Diabetic Support Group—Gwinn. April 13. 7:00 p.m. Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 North Maple Street. 346-7535.
• DivorceCare—Ishpeming. This non-denominational group is for people who are separated or divorced. New members are welcome. Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. Good News Assembly of God Church, US-41 East. 475-9620.
• DivorceCare—Marquette. Find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce. New members welcome. Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1700 West Fair Avenue. 228-9883.
• Grief Support Group—Ishpeming. This non-denominational group is for people dealing with grief and loss. Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Good News Assembly of God Church, US-41 East. 485-5561.
• Grief Support Group—Marquette. People dealing with grief and loss are encouraged to attend. Individual grief counseling is available. First and third Wednesdays of the month. 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Lake Superior Hospice, 914 West Baraga Avenue. 225-7760.
• iCanQuit. Smokers are invited to learn more about quitting with the help of a quitting coach. (800)480-7848.
• Lake Superior Hospice Bereavement Luncheon. Individuals dealing with grief and loss issues are encouraged to attend. Second Thursday of each month. Noon. Lake Superior Hospice Association, 914 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette. 225-7760.
• Life Recovery Group. Designed for people seeking recovery from powerlessness over many things, including gambling, grief, loneliness, anxiety or depression. Sundays, 9:30 a.m. Lake Superior Christian Church, 393 North M-553, Marquette. 249-1431.
• Marquette Area Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group. Last Tuesday of the month. 2:00 p.m. Peter White Public Library, 217 North Front Street. 226-2212.
• Marquette County Tobacco Prevention Coalition. This group offers free smoking cessation materials. 315-2614 or www.smokefreeup.org
• Marquette County Twelve-Step Support Group Meetings. Days, times and locations vary throughout Marquette County. 362-2693 or drbob449@att.net
• Marquette Lupus Support Group. April 13. 6:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library, 217 North Front Street. (800)705-6677 or www.milupus.org
• Michigan Tobacco Quit Line. This free quit smoking coaching hotline provides callers with a personal health coach. (800)784-8669.
• MOMS Club of Marquette County (Moms Offering Moms Support). This international support group is for mothers who choose to stay at home and raise their children. 226-2922, marquettemomsclub@yahoo.com or www.momsclub.org
• MS Support Group—Marquette. Third Thursday of the month. 7:00 p.m. Room 4, Third Floor Conference Room, East Building, Marquette General Hospital, 580 West College Avenue. 249-9627.
• Narcotics Anonymous—Gwinn. Monday, 7:00 p.m. United Methodist Church, 251 West Jasper Street.
• Narcotics Anonymous—Houghton. Wednesday, 8:00 p.m. Evangel Baptist Church, upstairs, 1114 College Avenue. fruitbatmango@yahoo.com
• National Alliance on Mental Illness—Educational Group. April 27. 7:00 p.m. Conference Room, Nonprofit Commons, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.
• National Alliance on Mental Illness—Support Group. Individuals living with mental illness and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness are welcome. April 13. 7:00 p.m. Conference Room, Nonprofit Commons, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.
• Nicotine Anonymous. (415)750-0328 or www.nicotine-anonymous.org
• Overeaters Anonymous—Twelve-Step Meeting. Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. Room 202, Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 West Magnetic Street. 226-2762.
• Overeaters Anonymous H.O.W. (Honest Open-Minded Willingness)—Gwinn. Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Basement, Grace United Methodist Church, 251 West Jasper Street. 346-4105.
• Pain Management Self Support Group. Meetings consist of 45 minutes of discussion. Second and fourth Monday. 5:30 p.m. Joe Room, East Entrance Atrium, Marquette General Hospital, 580 West College Avenue. 345-9425.
• Parkinson’s Support Group. Fourth Monday of the month. 1:00 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson Street. 475-6266.
• Reformer’s Unanimous Addiction Class. Christ-centered programs open to those with addictions and those who know people who need help dealing with addictions. Fridays, 7:00 p.m. Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 CR-456, Skandia. 942-7900.
• Sexual Health and Addiction Therapy Group. Call Great Lakes Recovery Centers for more details. Dates, times and locations vary.  485-2347.
• SMART Recovery—Baraga. A self-help group for alcohol and substance abuse and other addictive behaviors. Sundays, 7:30 p.m. First Baptist Church. www.smartrecovery.org
• SMART Recovery—Calumet. Mondays, 7:00 p.m. Rice Clinic, 56938 Calumet Avenue. www.smartrecovery.org
• SMART Recovery—Hancock. Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. Ryan School, 400 Michigan Street. www.smartrecovery.org
• Take Off Pounds Sensibly. This is a non-commercial weight-control support group. Various places and times throughout the U.P. (800)932-8677 or www.TOPS.org
• U.P. Pet Loss Support Group. This group is for those who have lost an animal, have a sick or older animal and those wishing to talk with others about a difficult animal situation. Last Tuesday of the month. 7:00 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 North Front Street. uppetloss@gmail.com
• Victims and Survivors of Clergy/Religious Sexual Abuse Support Group. Last Friday of the month. 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 East Ridge Street, Marquette. 362-2602.
• Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food Program. Clinics include nutritional counseling and coupon pick-up. Appointments required. Call for Marquette County schedule. 475-7846 or www.mqthealth.org
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