May 2019: 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 p.m. Tuesday, 6 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St. Wednesday, 6 p.m. ALANO Club, 1202 S. Front St. 361-2563.
• Alano Club. Twelve-step recovery meetings daily. Monday through Saturday, noon and 8 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. 1202 S. Front St., Southgate Plaza, Marquette.
• Al-Anon Family Groups. A fellowship offering strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers. (888)425-2666 or al-alon.org
• Alcoholics Anonymous. Meetings throughout Marquette County, open daily, at many locations and times. Twenty-four-hour answering service, 249-4430 or aa-marquettecounty.org
• Alcoholics Anonymous—Gwinn. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 N. Maple St. Thursday, 8 p.m. St. Anthony Catholic Church, 310 W. Iron St.
• Alcoholics Anonymous—K.I. Sawyer. Fridays, 8 p.m. Saturday, 9 and 10 a.m. Victory Lutheran Church, 315 Explorer.
• Alcoholics Anonymous—Palmer. Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Township Hall, 100 Smith St.
• Alzheimer Café—Marquette. People living with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory loss diseases and their family, friends and caregivers are invited. Second Wednesday of the month. 2 p.m. Marquette Adult Day Services, east end of Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St. 228-3910 or 226-2142.
• American Legacy Foundation. Smoking quit line for expectant mothers and cessation information for women. (800)668-8278.
• Amputee Social Group—Marquette. Amputees, friends and families are invited to share resources, life experiences and create supportive relationships. May 21. 6 p.m. Northern Orthotics and Prosthetics, 1010 W. Washington St. 273-2444 or northernoandp.org
• Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar and Cholesterol Checks. Cholesterol checks are $5. Call for Marquette County schedule. 225-4545.
• Breastfeeding Support Group—Negaunee. Last Saturday of the month. Noon. West End YMCA, 350 Iron St. 360-0662.
• Camp New Day—Marquette. This group is for children of the incarcerated. Fourth Monday of the month. 6 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E Ridge St. 226-2912.
• Caregiver Support Group—Ishpeming. This informal group provides support and information to those wanting guidance in caring for a family member, neighbor or friend. First Wednesday of the month. 1:30 p.m. Ishpeming Senior Center, 320 S. Pine St. 485-5527.
• Caregiver Support Group—Marquette. This informal group provides support and information to those wanting guidance in caring for a family member, neighbor or friend. Fourth Tuesday of the month. 2 p.m. Alzheimer’s Association Office, Suite 233, 309 S. Front St. (800) 272-3900.
• Celebrate Recovery—Gwinn. This Christ-centered, 12-step program is for those struggling with hurt, habits or hang-ups. Wednesdays. 6:30 p.m. First Baptist Church, 195 N. Billings St.
• Celebrate Recovery—Ishpeming. This Christ-centered, 12-step program is for those struggling with hurt, habits or hang-ups. Tuesdays. 6:30 p.m. Northiron Church, 1099 Palms Ave.
• Diabetic Support Group—Gwinn. Second Monday of the month. 7 p.m. Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 N. Maple St. 346-7535.
• DivorceCare—Ishpeming. This non-denominational group is for people who are separated or divorced. New members are welcome. Thursdays, 7 p.m. Good News Assembly of God Church, US-41 East. 475-9620.
• 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. Third Wednesday of the month. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Lake Superior Hospice, 914 W. Baraga Ave. 225-7760.
• Healthy Living Made Easy. Learn how to maintain, improve and restore your health. 482-2422.
• iCanQuit. Smokers are invited to learn more about quitting with the help of a quitting coach. (800)480-7848.
• Life Recovery Group—Marquette. 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 N. M-553. 249-1431.
• LifeRing—Marquette. Designed for those seeking recovery from drugs or alcohol. Learn to design a personal recovery program based on individual needs. Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Old Board Room, ground floor, D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St. 393-0020.
• Men’s Caregiver Lunch—Marquette. This informal group provides support and information to those wanting guidance in caring for a family member, neighbor or friend. Fourth Wednesday of the month. 11 a.m. Hong Kong Buffet, 3060 US-41. (800) 272-3900.
• 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 momsclub.org
• MS Support Group—Marquette. Third Thursday of the month. 7 p.m. Room 4, Third Floor Conference Room, East Building, Marquette General Hospital, 580 W. College Ave. 249-9627.
• Nar-Anon Family Group Meeting—Ishpeming. This 12-step support group is for families and friends who have loved ones dealing with addiction. Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Wesley United Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St. 361-9524.
• Narcotics Anonymous—Gwinn. Mondays, 7 p.m. United Methodist Church, 251 W. Jasper St.
• Narcotics Anonymous—Houghton. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Evangel Baptist Church, upstairs, 1114 College Ave. fruitbatmango@yahoo.com
• National Alliance on Mental Illness Educational Group—Marquette. Lynn Johnson will discuss jail diversion and Clubhouse. May 20. 7 p.m. Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave. 360-7107 or namiam.org
• National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group—Marquette. This is a free, confidential support group for individuals living with mental illness Friends or families living with an individual with mental illness are welcome. May 13 and 16. 7 p.m. Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave. 360-7107 or namiam.org
• Nicotine Anonymous. (415)750-0328 or nicotine-anonymous.org
• Overeaters Anonymous H.O.W. (Honest Open-Minded Willingness)—Gwinn. Mondays, 6 p.m. Basement, Grace United Methodist Church, 251 W. Jasper St. 346-4105.
• Pain Management Self Support Group—Marquette. Meetings consist of 45 minutes of discussion. Second and fourth Monday. 5:30 p.m. Joe Room, East Entrance Atrium, Marquette General Hospital, 580 W. College Ave. 345-9425.
• Parkinson’s Support Group—Negaunee. Fourth Monday of the month. 2 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
• Reformer’s Unanimous Addiction Class—Skandia. Christ-centered programs open to those with addictions and those who know people who need help dealing with addictions. Fridays, 7 p.m. Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 CR-456. 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—Calumet. A self-help group for alcohol and substance abuse and other addictive behaviors. Mondays, 7 p.m. Copper Country Mental Health, 56938 Calumet Avenue. smartrecovery.org
• SMART Recovery—Hancock. Thursdays, 7 p.m. Basement Conference Room, Old Main Building, Finlandia University, 601 Quincy St.smartrecovery.org
• SMART Recovery—Marquette. Mondays, 6 p.m. Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Suite 114, 102 W. Washington St.
• 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 TOPS.org
• U.P. Pet Loss Support Group—Marquette. 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 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. uppetloss@gmail.com
• Victims and Survivors of Clergy/Religious Sexual Abuse Support Group—Marquette. Last Friday of the month. 4 to 6 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St. 362-2602.
• Widows’ Grief Support Group—Marquette. Widows dealing with grief and loss are encouraged to attend. Individual grief counseling is available. Third Thursday of the month. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Lake Superior Hospice, 914 W. Baraga Ave. 225-7760.
• 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 mqthealth.org

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