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Community resources is published periodically as space allows. Mail information to the Lifestyles department of The Avalanche-Journal, 710 Ave. J, Lubbock, TX 79401, fax it to 744-9603 or e-mail it to lifeclerk@lubbockonline.com.

MONDAYS

Coping With Breast Cancer -- 7-8 p.m. , fourth Monday, American Cancer Society, 3411 73rd St. 792-7126.

Diabetes Support Group -- 7 p.m., third Mondays, Covenant Hospital Plainview, Max Gabriel Conference Room. (806) 296-5531.

DivorceCare -- 6:45 p.m., Trinity Church Activity Center, 6701 University Ave. 792-3363.

Faith Alcoholics Anonymous Open Speakers Meeting -- 8 p.m., first Mondays, 2819 Clovis Road, 762-8086.

Grief Recovery Support Group -- 7 p.m. first and third Mondays, Calvary Baptist Church, 5301 82nd St., room 233. 778-5532 or 794-4006.

Inside Out -- 12:30 p.m., 1409 23rd St. For anyone touched by addictive behavior. 744-8633.

LakeRidge Al-Anon -- 7 p.m., LakeRidge United Methodist Church, 4701 82nd St., room 9. 795-0616.

Look Good ... Feel Better, American Cancer Society -- 6:30 p.m. second Monday (but call to verify), 3411 73rd St. For women suffering from cancer. 792-7126.

Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group, American Cancer Society -- 7 p.m. third Monday, 3411 73rd St. 792-7126.

Narcotics Anonymous, Here and Now Group -- 8 p.m., 40th Street and Avenue A. 766-7406.

New Hope AA Group -- 7 p.m., 4001 22nd St. 795-3209.

Nicotine Anonymous -- noon, Veteran's Administration Outpatient Clinic, 6104 Ave. Q South Drive. 472-3420.

Overcoming Co-Dependency -- 7:15 p.m., Trinity Church, 7002 Canton Ave. 792-3363.

Parkinson's Crafts Project -- 2-4 p.m., Shepherd of the Plains Lutheran Church, 73rd Street and Frankford Avenue. 785-2732

Parkinson's Open House Meeting -- 2-4 p.m., second Mondays, varying locations. 785-2732.

Professional Caregivers Support Group -- 1:30 p.m., fourth Mondays, Quail Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center, 5204 Elgin Ave. For caregivers of Alzheimer's patients. 788-1919.

Wheelchair Support Group -- 7 p.m. first Monday, LIFE/RUN Center for Independent Living, 4902 34th St. Suite 5. Education and support provided. Call to verify meeting. 795-5433.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly -- 6 p.m., Westmont Christian Church, 4808 Utica Ave., rear entrance. 799-4821.

TUESDAYS

Alcoholic Anonymous -- noon, Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic, 6104 Ave Q South Drive. 472-3420.

Bipolar Support Group -- 1 p.m., Lubbock Mental Health/ Mental Retardation, 1602 10th St. room 204. 766-0268.

Families Anonymous -- 5:30 p.m., Day Break Coffee Roasters, 4406-C 19th St. Group for families with children with drug or related behavior problems. 794-4318.

grieving parents-- 5:30 p.m. , Trinity Church, 7002 Canton Ave. 780-0003 or 792-3363.

Inside Out -- 12:30 p.m., 1409 23rd St. For anyone touched by addictive behavior. 744-8633.

Journey of Hope Support Group and Team Solutions -- 6:30 p.m., Oakwood Baptist Church, 6002 Ave. U. Two support groups for families and friends and people with a mental illness. 783-9286 or 798-7319.

Lubbock Mothers of Multiples -- 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday, Southcrest Baptist Church, 3801 S. Loop 289. 792-9889.

Lubbock Chapter of national Alliance for mental Illness Journey of Hope support group -- 6:30 p.m., Oakwood Baptist Church, 6002 Ave. U. for families, friends dealing with serious mental illness. 798-7931 or 783-9268.

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America -- 7 p.m. first Tuesday, Quaker Avenue Church of Christ, 1701 Quaker Ave. 832-0983.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Lubbock -- 7:30 p.m., fourthTuesdays, Oakwood Baptist Church, 6002 Ave. U. For families dealing with mental illness. 798-7931 or 783-9268.

Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals -- 7 p.m. third Tuesdays. St. John's United Methodist Church, 1501 University. 799-5466.

Share & Care Group -- noon, fourth Tuesdays, VistaCare Family Hospice, 7606 University Ave., suite C. Support group for caregivers . Lunch provided. 748-1041 or 800-499-3464.

Stroke Survivors and Caregivers Support Group -- 11 a.m., third Tuesdays, Furr's Family Dining, 6001 Slide Road. 791-2563.

Stuttering Support Group -- 6 p.m., call for date, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Language and Hearing Clinic, 3601 Fourth St., suite 2A300. 743-5660, extension 225.

Swimming Exercise for Parkinson's Patients -- 10:30-11:15 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Lifestyles Center of Covenant Medical Center. 785-2732.

Texas Tech Diabetes Center Support Group -- 7-8 p.m., third Tuesdays, Lubbock Inn, 3901 19th St. 743-7906.

WEDNESDAYS

Breast-feeding Support Group -- 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., second Wednesdays, Covenant Medical Center, West 2 Classroom. 725-0539.

Coping with Bipolar -- 1 p.m., Asbury United Methodist Church, 2005 Ave. T. 793-7906.

Faith Alcoholics Anonymous -- 7 p.m., 2819 Clovis Road, 763-1574, or 762-8086.

Inside Out -- 12:30 p.m., 1409 23rd St. For addictive behavior. 744-8633.

LakeRidge Caregiver Support Group -- 7 p.m. first Wednesday, LakeRidge United Methodist Church, 4701 82nd St., fellowship hall. 792-1647.

Life Recovery and Al-Anon -- 7 p.m., first and third Wednesdays, Trinity Church, 7002 Canton Ave. 780-0003.

Lubbock Al-Anon -- noon and 8 p.m., 5603 Aberdeen Ave. 766-7302.

New Hope AA Group -- 7 p.m., 4001 22nd St. 795-3209.

Yoga Exercise for Parkinson's Patients -- 2:30-3:15 p.m. on Wednesdays, Hodges Community Center, 41st Street and University Avenue. 725-6021 or 785-2732.

THURSDAYS

Adult Bereavement Groups and Hospice Rainbows for Grieving Children -- Call for times and to verify dates, Thursdays in February-March, October-November, Hospice of Lubbock Inc., 1102 Slide Road, suite 3. 795-2751.

Better Breathers Support Group -- 7 p.m., third Thursdays, Knipling Education Conference Center at Covenant Medical Center. For people with lung disease. 725-0509.

Dialogue Support Group -- 7 p.m., third Thursdays, Joe Arrington Cancer Center, 4101 22nd Place. For cancer patients and family. 725-8002.

Faith Alcoholics Anonymous -- 8 p.m., 2819 Clovis Road. 763-1574.

Inside Out -- 12:30 p.m., 1409 23rd St. For anyone touched by addictive behavior. 744-8633.

Look Good ... Feel Better, American Cancer Society -- 6-8 p.m., fourth Thursdays, Southwest Cancer Center at 602 Indiana Avenue at University Medical Center (but call to verify). Makeup tips and health information for women suffering from cancer. 792-7126.

Overcoming Depression -- 7:15 p.m., Thursdays, Trinity Church, 7002 Canton Ave. 780-0003 or 792-3363.

Professional Caregivers Support Group -- 7 p.m. second Thursdays, Quail Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center, 5204 Elgin Ave. For caregivers of Alzheimer's patients. 788-1919.

South Plains Chrons & Colitis Support Group -- 7 p.m. second Thursday of March, June, September and December. Lubbock Association of Realtors meeting room, 5015 Knoxville Ave. 771-5632.

Swimming Exercise for Parkinson's Patients -- 10:30-11:15 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Lifestyles Center of Covenant Medical Center. 785-2732.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly -- 6:30 p.m., Thursdays. Call for location. 792-9306.

West Texas Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association -- 7 p.m. first Thursday, Knipling Education Center, Covenant Medical Center. 785-2732.

FRIDAYS

Adult Bereavement Groups and Hospice Rainbows for Grieving Children -- Call for times and to verify dates, Fridays in June-July, Hospice of Lubbock Inc., 1102 Slide Road, suite 3. 795-2751.

Alzheimer's Support Meeting -- 10 a.m., second Friday, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 7702 Indiana Ave. 792-3553.

Inside Out -- 12:30 and 8 p.m, 1409 23rd St. Support group for anyone touched by addictive behavior. 744-8633.

Life Recovery/Alanon/AA -- 7:15 p.m., first Fridays, Trinity Church, 7002 Canton Ave. 780-0003.

Nicotine Anonymous -- noon, Frank Brown Auto and Truck Ranch, Spur 327 and Frankford Avenue. 796-7777.

SATURDAYS

Faith Alcoholics Anonymous -- 10:30 a.m. 2819 Clovis Road, 763-1574, or 762-8086.

Overeaters Anonymous -- 11 a.m., St. Christopher's Church, 2807 42nd St. 792-1669.

Lubbock Celiac Group -- 2-4 p.m., third Saturday every other month, first floor conference room of Highland Medical Center, 2424 50th St. Support for celiacs or gluten intolerants. 798-2366 or www.lubbockceliacgroup.com.

Widows Support Group -- 10 a.m.-noon, Fridays, Day Break Coffee Roasters, 4406-C 19th St. 795-2751.

SUNDAYS

Narcotics Anonymous -- 7 p.m., The Serenity Center (behind Drane Hall), Texas Tech. 766-7406.

Overeaters Anonymous -- 4 p.m., St. Christopher's Church, 2807 42nd St. 792-1669.

New Hope AA Group -- 7 p.m., 4001 22nd St. 795-3209.

OTHERS

Al-Anon Information Service -- write to Box 93416, Lubbock 79413. 766-7302, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Or, call 1-800-425-2666. Also, visit www.al-anon.alateen.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous ­ write P.O. Box 5403, Lubbock 79417.

Child Chatter-- dates and times vary. Informal discussion group for mothers and fathers dealing with parenthood. 885-3048, extension 4615.

Contact Lubbock Help Line -- 24 hours, 765-8393 or 211.

Heads Up Support Group -- Times, dates vary. Meets three times a week. LIFE/RUN Center for Independent Living, 4902 34th St. Suite 5. For adults with brain injuries or stroke victims. 795-5433.

Hope for Grieving Parents -- Call for meeting information. For any woman experiencing the death of a child. 780-0003.

Lymphedema Support Group --5:30 p.m., May 13, Aug. 12 and Nov. 11.Medical Office Building, 4102 24th St., Suite 501. 725-8019.

Narcotics Anonymous -- 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 40th Street and Avenue A. 766-7406.


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