Southwest weekly support groups
June 15, 2012 2:52PM
Updated: July 19, 2012 6:01AM
Gamblers Anonymous: 7 p.m. Mondays at Morris Hospital, Whitman Assembly Room 1, 150 W. High St., Morris. A 12-step self-help program for compulsive gamblers. Call 815-715-5366 or 815-735-6299.
PTSD veterans: 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder group meets at First United Methodist Church, 118 W. Jackson St., Room 107, in Morris. Sessions will focus on Vietnam-era war veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Contact the Veterans Assistance Commission of Grundy County office at 815-941-3152 for details. Coffee and doughnuts will be served. Walk-ins are welcomed.
Narcotics Anonymous: 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Immaculate Conception Church Annex, 110 S. School St., Braidwood. A 12-step self-help program for anyone with a substance-abuse problem.
TOPS IL 2280 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): weigh-in from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m.; meeting from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays at Channahon United Methodist Church, 24751 W. Eames St. (Route 6) in Channahon. Call Rose at 815-729-3063.
The Meditation Group: Noon to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Grundy County Administration Center, 1320 Union St., Morris, 815-941-3138.
The Pathway to Personal Power Group: 12:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Grundy County Administration Center, 1320 Union St., Morris. Group is open to the public free of charge. Call 815-941-3138.
DivorceCare Support Group: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Grace Bible Church, 114 Channahon St., Shorewood. Register by calling Grace Bible Church at 815-725-2858.
Mom-to-Mom: 10 a.m. to noon first Wednesday of the month in the Family Birthing Suites classroom at Morris Hospital, 150 W. High St., Morris. Breast feeding moms can meet other moms and share experiences. To register, call 815-942-2932, ext. 7301.
TOPS IL 1646 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): weigh-in from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. and meeting from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Thursdays, Troy Township Community Center, 25448 Seil Road, Shorewood. Call 815-744-2068 or 815-729-2282.
Substance abuse group: From 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, Grundy County Administration Center. For youths 12 to 17.
TOPS IL 1124 Chapter (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): Weigh-in from 5-6:15 p.m. and meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Senior Center, 913 Pine St., Morris. For men, women and teens. Visit www.tops.org. Call 815-941-1235 or 815-357-8422.
Families Anonymous: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Wilmington Lions Club, 805 River St. A 12-step self-help support program for people concerned about and affected by the substance abuse and behavior of a loved one. For more information, call 815-476-5290 or 800-736-9805, or write to Families Anonymous Inc., P.O. Box 3475, Culver City, CA 90231-3475.
Overeaters Anonymous: From 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 317 Goold Park Drive, Morris. Call 815-942-8494 or 708-222-7309.
Narcotics Anonymous: 6 p.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, 401 E. Kahler Road, Wilmington. A 12-step self-help program for anyone with a substance-abuse problem.
Narcotics Anonymous: 6 p.m. Saturdays, Coal City United Methodist Church, 6805 McArdle Road, Coal City. A 12-step self-help program for anyone with a substance-abuse problem.
Al-Anon: 7 p.m. Sundays at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 317 Goold Park Drive, Morris. For anyone concerned about a friend’s or relative’s drinking.
Freedom from smoking: The Grundy County Health Department offers a program to assist people who wish to stop smoking by focusing on the positive benefits of being and staying smoke free. Call 815-941-3412.
Items to be included in the support group listing should be submitted in writing to: Support Groups, 2175 Oneida St., Joliet, IL 60435, fax to 815-773-7950, or e-mail information to email@example.com. Questions? Call Jean Edwards at 815-773-7172.