East Contra Costa offers many support groups
04/03/2013 03:14:40 PM PDT
04/03/2013 03:14:40 PM PDT
Al-Anon -- 7 p.m. Mondays. Offering strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers. St. John's Lutheran Church, 1360 E. Tregallas Road, Antioch. 925-757-3070. Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting -- 7-8:15 p.m. Saturdays. For alcoholics and/or their families. Sutter Delta Medical Center, Community Education Room, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. Breast Cancer Support -- 2-3:30 p.m., second Wednesdays. Sponsored by the Wellness Community. Sutter Delta Medical Center, Edna Fallman Center, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. 925-779-3570. Cancer Support -- 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Monday except holidays. Sutter Delta Medical Center, Fallman Education Center, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. 925-779-3613. Grief Support for Children -- 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Sutter Delta Medical Center, conference rooms, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. For dates and registration, call 925-779-7237. Cancer Support -- 6-7:30 p.m. second Tuesdays. For anyone living with cancer or being affected by cancer. A nondenominational community outreach program sponsored by Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. John Muir, 2400 Balfour Road, second floor conference room, Brentwood. Pat Trent, 925-954-5064 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancer Support-Kaleidoscope: 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays. For cancer patients, families, caregivers and anyone else needing a place to gather for comfort and sharing. Kaleidoscope Center, 14671 Byron Highway, Byron. 925-634-1411, www.kaleidoscopehope.org. Celebrate Recovery -- 7 p.m. Fridays ongoing. A free program open to anyone in the community who is experiencing pain, brokenness or needs support and encouragement. New Birth Church, 1411 E. Leland Road, Pittsburg. 925-439-8989, email@example.com. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous -- 7 p.m. Thursdays. A 12-step program for individuals who are overweight, underweight or obsessed with food or weight, and would like recovery. Kaiser Permanente Hospital, 5601 Dear Valley Road, first floor, Antioch. 925-513-7881 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous: 8 a.m. Saturdays. A free 12-step program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating or bulimia. Eastside Church of Christ, 1020 East Tregallas Road, Antioch. 925-586-0753. www.foodaddicts.org. Grief Support for Children -- 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Sutter Delta Medical Center, conference rooms, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. For dates and registration, call 925-779-7237.
n HOW Overeaters Anonymous -- 12:30-1:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Pittsburg Health Center, WIC classroom, 2311 Loveridge Road. Pam, 925-706-8380. LifeRing -- Noon Mondays ongoing, Kaiser Delta Fair, Women's Health Center meeting room, Delta 3624 Delta Fair Blvd., Antioch and 7 p.m. Thursdays ongoing, Conference room 1, Sutter Delta Medical Center, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. LifeRing is a faith-based organization of support groups for those who want to overcome alcohol and/or drug addiction. 925-301-3277, firstname.lastname@example.org. Overeaters Anonymous -- 7-9:30 p.m. Fridays and 9-10 a.m. Sundays, Sutter Delta Medical Center, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. A fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating. Free. 925-779-3570. Parents With Special Needs Children -- 7 p.m. second Wednesdays. Information and emotional support for parents with special needs children. Mountain Mike's Pizza, 1185 Second St., Brentwood. www.spkids.org.
n Stop Smoking-No more excuses: Sutter Delta Medical Center offers free smoking cessation classes 6-8 p.m. Mondays, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. For information and registration, call Michelle Keller or email email@example.com. Weight Loss Surgery Support -- 6-8 p.m. second and fourth Mondays. Open to all people who have either had bariatric surgery or who are considering it. Sutter Delta Medical Center, Community Education Room, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. Free. 925-779-3570.