The Union Recorder

October 29, 2013

Self Help


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — AA: The Baldwin County Group meets at noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays; and 10 a.m. Saturdays at First United Methodist Church on Log Cabin Road. Call 478-453-4235.

AA: The Milledgeville Group meets at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Monday and Thursday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.

AA: The Southside Group meets at noon and 6 p.m. Monday through Sunday at 111 Caraker Street.

Agape Hospice is looking for caring individuals in Milledgeville or surrounding areas to make a different in a hospice patient's life. If you would like to know more about the volunteer program in a Hospice setting please contact Mary at 478-746-8885 or 866-943-3718.

Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group Meetings: For information please contact the Central Georgia Office at 478-746-7050 or 24 hour helpline at 800-272-3900

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group: Join the group the second Thursday of every month from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, 2631-A N. Columbia St. For more information contact Melba Minter, 478-452-2511.

Autism Support Group usually meets the last Saturday of each month. Call 478- 456-2592 for information.

The Faith, Hope and Love Cancer Support Group for Women meets at Bojo's the second Tuesday at 6 p.m. The meeting is open to cancer patients and survivors. Carolyn Minshew 478-453-7434 or mysnoopy@windstream.net; Laverne Dalton 706-485-0453 or laverne@goldlink.net.

Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step Christ-centered addiction recovery program, is held at Northside Baptist Church, 1001 N. Jefferson St., Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary. All interested persons are invited to attend. There is no cost for this ministry. For more information please call 478-456-4688.

Central GA CHADD, a satellite of CHADD National, meets every other month. For more information contact Nancy Sammons, nebsammons@yahoo.com or 478-452-9235.

Central Georgia Technical College Adult Education Program announces Literacy Awareness in Baldwin County. CGTC offers GED enrollment, remediation of skills, tutorial services, basic life skills, community resource availability, and volunteering opportunities. Call 478-445-5669 Monday through Friday for more information.

The CSA Middle Georgia Celiac Support Group, Middle Georgia's only support group for individuals with celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis or gluten intolerance, meets in Warner Robins. Call Theresa Vick 478-320-9338, Yesmin Wilson 478-952-6590 or Carol Hinton 478-952-6590 for more information. www.csaceliacs.org

CWMG (Christian Widows/Widowers Ministry Group) meets the second Monday of each month at the Golden Corral Restaurant in Milledgeville at 1 p.m. The group promotes fellowship among widows and widowers and reaches out through Christian love to newly bereaved individuals. Contact the Rev. Paul Lewis 478-454-8694 for more information. All widows/widowers are encouraged to attend.

Diabetes Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Oconee Regional Medical Center in the Education Center. Call 478-454-3705.

Gamblers Anonymous Support group meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at the Georgia War Veterans Home, Wheeler Building first floor library. Call 478-451-2949 for directions. There are no dues or fees.

A grief support group sponsored by Agape Hospice meets at Sacred Heart Church the second Tuesday at 1 p.m. For more information contact Scott McMillan or Katie Hooks at 478-746-8885.

The Mourning After bereavement group, sponsored by Hospice Care Options, is held in the Hospice Care Options Conference Room located at 811 N. Cobb St. on the last Monday of each month. The event is free and open to the public. 478-453-8572.

Hospice Serenity Hospice Care hosts a monthly grief support group for any community members who have lost loved ones. The group meets the third Thursday of every month at 4 p.m. in Warden's Hall at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 220 S. Wayne St. For more information please contact Serenity Hospice Care's Chaplain, Linda Gattis, at 478-454-1884.

Midway Al-Anon Family Group: Help for family and friends of alcoholics meets at noon Wednesdays and Fridays and at 7 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.

N.A.M.I (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Oconee, a support group for consumers, family and friends of individuals with a severe mental illness/brain disorder, meets in the Christian Education Building of Covenant Presbyterian Church at 440 N. Columbia St. on fourth Tuesdays at 4 p.m. 478-452-8600 or 478-453-3223.

Never Alone Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday at Hope Lutheran Church, 214 W. Highway 49.

A NIKKEN alternative health and wellness preview is offered at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Call 706-485-0938.

Oconee Community Service Board offers free and confidential rapid HIV testing and counseling. The services are offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Results are received in less than 30 minutes. Call 478- 445-0719 to schedule an appointment.

Reach to Recovery has trained breast cancer support volunteers who are available for contact and visitations. Call Royann Eakins at 478-452-0329, Kitty Gamble at 478-452-7500, Shaina McGill at 478-452-0112, Carolyn Minshew at 478-453-7434, Meldra Panchelli at 478-452-0502, Linda Phillips at 706-485-4204 or Patsy Spear at 478- 454-8381.

Suicide: Survivors of Suicide meet at River Edge Behavioral Center on Blandy Road (just past Flooring America on the left) at 6 p.m. on fourth Mondays. For more information call Leanne Branch 478-451-2740.

Take Charge support group meets from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursdays in the Old Star Building at Oak Hill Middle School.

VIP, a support group for visually impaired persons, meets the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne Street. Call 478-452-1444.

We Live Again Group, 2249 Vinson Highway, Birdsong Recreation Center, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 7 to 8 p.m.