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Sunday, June 18, 2000
Last modified at 6:03 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2000
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MONDAY

Alcoholics Anonymous - 8 p.m., 909 Ave. T. 762-0970.

Compassionate Friends - 7 p.m., 417 N. Akron Ave. Meets first Monday of every month. Support group for families of children who have died. Siblings welcome. (806) 698-007.

Diabetes Support Group - 7 p.m., Covenant Hospital Plainview, Conference Room A. (806) 296-5531.

DivorceCare - 6:45 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Trinity Church, 7002 Canton Ave, lower floor. Divorce recovery seminar and support. 792-3363.

Emotions Anonymous - 7:30 p.m., Mental Health Mental Retardation Community Living Center, 1615 28th St. 12-step self-help program for persons seeking emotional help. Dr. Samuel Williams, 791-3300.

Faith Alcoholics Anonymous Open Speakers Meeting - 8 p.m., 2819 Clovis Road, 763-1574. Meets every Monday, Thursday and Saturday.

Faithful & True - 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. For men suffering with sexual temptation. Call for location. 780-0003.

Hope for Grieving Moms - 7 p.m.-9 p.m. For any woman experiencing the death of a child. Meets second and fourth Monday of every month. Call for location. 780-0003.

Inside Out - noon, 1409 23rd St. Support group for anyone touched by addictive behavior. Leonard Jarman or Shirley Dixon-Johnson, 744-8633.

LakeRidge Al-Anon - 7 p.m.-8 p.m., LakeRidge United Methodist Church, 4701 82nd St., Room 9. Barbara Gee, 795-0616.

Living Well with Diabetes - 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Highland Medical Office Building, 2412 50th St, Diabetes Classroom 206,. Educational group for diabetics. Sponsored by Highland Regional Diabetes Center. Meets first Monday of each month. Gloria Valdez, 788-4261.

Lubbock Al-Anon Lubbock Group - noon, 5603 Aberdeen Ave., 766-7302.

Lubbock Al-Anon, Men in Recovery - 8 p.m., Hub of the Plains, 3808 34th St. 766-7302.

Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group - 7 p.m., American Cancer Society, 3411 73rd St. Education and support for patients and families. Meets third Monday of each month. 792-7126.

Narcotics Anonymous, Here and Now Group - 8 p.m., 10th Street and Avenue T, northeast corner. Helpline: 766-7406.

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

Nicotine Anonymous - noon to 1 p.m., Veteran's Administration Outpatient Clinic, 4902 34th St. 796-7962.

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

THEOS - 6 p.m., Monterey Church of Christ, 5012 50th St. Support for those who have lost a spouse. Meets second Monday of each month and second and fourth Friday of each month at Precinct 1 Club House. 792-3619.

Two Worlds Apart - 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. For teens of divorce. Call for location. 780-0003

TUESDAY

Alcoholic Anonymous noon, VA Outpatient Clinic, 4902 34th St.; 796-7962.

American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Support Group 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., American Cancer Society, 3411 73rd St. Meets on the second Tuesday of the month. 792-7126.

Christian Recovery Support Group 7 p.m., Salvation Ministries Church, 1122 45th St. Uses 12 Steps through scripture. 744-2282.

Epilepsy Foundation for the South Plains Support Group 7 p.m., Highland Medical Center, First Floor Conference room. Meets second Tuesday of each month. Cray Pickering, 785-1171.

Families Anonymous 6 p.m., Canyon Lakes Residential Treatment Center, 2420 Canyon Lakes Drive. Group for families with children with drug or related behavior problems. 792-0330.

Heads Up Support Group 9 a.m.-noon, LIFE/RUN Center, 3212 34th St. For adults with brain injuries. 795-5433.

Hope for the Troubled Heart 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., call for location. For chronically-ill patients and caregivers. 780-0003.

Inside Out noon, 1409 23rd St. Support group for anyone touched by addictive behavior. Leonard Jarman or Shirley Dixon-Johnson, 744-8633.

Lubbock Al-Anon noon, Hub of the Plains, 3808 34th St., 766-7302.

Lubbock Al-Anon 7 p.m., Hub of the Plains, 3808 34th St. Open, non-smoking. 766-7302.

Lubbock Mothers of Multiples 6:30 p.m., Southcrest Baptist Church, 3801 S. Loop 289. Support for moms of twins or more. Meets third Tuesday of every month. Mendy Wyatt, 797-9042.

Men's Bereavement Group 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Hospice of Lubbock, 1102 Slide Road, Suite 3. Help for dealing with grief. Meets May 16 through June 20. 795-2751.

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America 7 p.m., Quaker Avenue Church of Christ, 1701 Quaker Ave. Meets first Tuesday of each month. Joyce Cook, 784-0517 or 778-2695.

Muscular Dystrophy Association Support Group 7 p.m., 5502 58th St., Room 600. For individuals and families affected by any of 40 neuromuscular diseases. Meets first Tuesday of the month. 793-5632.

Narcotics Anonymous, Changes Group 8 p.m., 1109 Main St. Helpline: 766-7406.

Narcotics Anonymous, Here and Now Group 8 p.m., 10th Street and Avenue T, northeast corner. Helpline: 766-7406.

Overcoming Co-dependency support group 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Spiritual and emotional support. Call for location. 780-0003.

Parent Connection Support Group 7 p.m., Covenant Medical Center, 3 Central Classroom. 793-4212.

P.F.L.A.G. Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Meets third Tuesday of every month. 799-5466.

Professional Caregivers Support Group noon, Quail Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center, 5204 Elgin Ave. For caregivers of Alzheimer's patients. Meets second Tuesday of every month. 788-1919.

South Plains Ostomy Association 6:30 p.m., LIFE/RUN Center, 3212 34th St. For ostomy patients. Cost: $25 per year; meets third Tuesday of the month. Betty, 799-6967, or Joy, 894-5252.

Stress Support Group 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m., LIFE/RUN Center, 3212 34th St. For adults with disabilities suffering from stress. Meets last Tuesday of each month. 795-5433.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) 7 p.m., Rock of Ages Baptist Church, 806 48th St., 780-8170.

Tuesday Night Al-Anon, Hub of the Plains 7 p.m., 3808 34th St. Non-smoking. 766-7302.

Women's Bereavement Group 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Hospice of Lubbock, 1102 Slide Road, Suite 3. Help for dealing with grief. Meets May 16 through June 20. 795-2751.

WEDNESDAY

Al-Anon 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Call for location. 780-0003.

Breastfeeding Support Group 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Methodist Hospital Women's Center, 3 Central Classroom. Meets second Wednesday of each month. Free. 793-4139.

Grief Recovery Group 7 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 33rd Street and Indiana Avenue, Room 123. Meets first and third Wednesday of every month. For anyone dealing with greif. Class size is limited. Nita Stevick, 794-2861.

Heads Up Support Group 9 a.m.-noon, LIFE/RUN Center, 3212 34th St. For adults with brain injuries. 795-5433.

Homeless Consortium Noon, South Plains Food Bank, 4612 Locust Ave. For individuals, organizations and agencies who assist the poor and homeless. Meets first Wednesday of the month. Lynn Cook, 763-3003.

Inside Out noon, 1409 23rd St. Support group for addictive behavior. Leonard Jarman or Shirley Dixon-Johnson, 744-8633.

Lubbock Al-Anon noon-1 p.m., or 8 p.m.-9 p.m., 5603 Aberdeen Ave. 766-7302.

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

Grandparent Support Group 5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., Transportation, child care and evening meal provided. 765-2613.

THURSDAY

Adult Bereavement Groups and Hospice Rainbows for Grieving Children 7 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 7800 Indiana Ave. Meets first and third Thursday of every month. 795-2751.

Alzheimer's support group 7 p.m., Quail Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center, 5204 Elgin Ave. Meets second Thursday of every month. Robyn Moudy, 788-1919 .

Alzheimer's support group 7 p.m., Atria Cottage Village, 111 Frankford Ave. Sponsored by Texas Tech DNA Bank. Meets first Thursday of every month. 743-2408.

American Parkinson's Disease Association Information and Referral Center support group 7 p.m., Knipling Education Center, Methodist Hospital. Meets first Thursday of every month. 792-8583.

Asperger's Syndrome Support Group noon, Parenting Cottage, 3818 50th St. Meets first Thursday of every month. Meetings cover topics dealing with the disorder. DeAnn Hyatt-Foley, 795-4639.

Caregivers Support Group 7 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 53rd Street and Elgin Ave. For Alzheimer's patients. Meets every third Thursday. 799-4708.

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America support group 7 p.m., Life Run Center, 3212 34th. For people with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Meets second Thursday of every month. Walt Clark, 747-3861, Ext. 632.

Dialogue Support Group 7 p.m.- 8:30 p.m., Covenant Medical Center- Lakeside, Joe Arrington Cancer Center, 4102 22nd Place. For cancer patients and family. Because of construction, enter at Medical Office Building, 4102 24th St. Sylvia Pina, 725-8002.

DivorceCare 6:45 p.m., First Seventh-day Adventist Church, 5801 Eighth St. Divorce recovery seminar and support. Child care provided. Thomas G. Whitsett, 793-8614 or 798-8543.

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

Family support group 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Westmont Christian Church, 48th Street and Utica Ave. Support group for families with mental illness. Meets first and third Thursday of each month. Ruth Holt, 795-3223 or Leonor Murphy, 745-7379.

Floydada Alzheimer's Support Group 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Floydada. Meets fourth Thursday of every month. 799-4708.

Grief Support Group 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Catholic Family Service, 102 Avenue J. Meets every other Thursday. Call for exact dates. 765-8475.

Heads Up Support Group 9 a.m.-noon, LIFE/RUN Center, 3212 34th St. For adults with brain injuries. 795-5433.

Hepatitis C Support Group 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Mahon Library, 1306 Ninth St. Meets third Thursday of each month. 775-2835.

Inside Out noon, 1409 23rd St. Support group for anyone touched by addictive behavior. Leonard Jarman or Shirley Dixon-Johnson, 744-8633.

Life Peer Support Group Call for times, LIFE/RUN Center, 3212 34th St. For adults with disabilities. Meets second and fourth Thursday of each month. 795-5433.

Life Recovery: Overcoming Addictions Support Group/Al-Anon 7 p.m.- 8 p.m., call for location. For any addiction. Meets first and third Thursday of every month. 780-0003.

Lubbock Alateen 7:00-8:00 p.m., 5603 Aberdeen Ave. 766-7302.

Muleshoe Alzheimer's Support Group 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Muleshoe. Meets second Thursday of every month. 799-4708.

Narcotics Anonymous, Here and Now Group 8 p.m., 10th Street and Avenue T, northeast corner. Helpline: 766-7406.

Narcotics/Alcohol Anonymous, Veteran's meeting 8 p.m., 4902 34th St., Suite 10. Open discussion. 796-7962.

Overcomers Outreach Group 7 p.m., Lubbock Bible Church, 6007 66th St. Support group for Christians in recovery. 794-2662.

Overcoming Depression Support Group 7:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m., call for location. Support group for clinical depression. 780-0003.

Overcoming Addictions/Al-Anon 7 p.m.-8 p.m., call for location. Meets first and third Thursday of every month. 780-0003.

Outgrowing the Pain: Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Rape 6:30 p.m.- 8 p.m. Call for location. For survivors and their families. 780-0003.

Parents Support Group 7 p.m., Methodist Children's Hospital. For parents of deceased children. Jim Powell, 793-4027.

Parkinson Community Support Group 1:30 p.m., Neurology Research and Education Center, St. Mary Medical Plaza Offices, 4102 24th St., #501. For patients, spouses, friends and health care providers. 796-2647.

Relationship Enrichment Support Group 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., call for location. For couples looking for ways to better their relationships. 780-0003.

Rx-Anon 7:30 p.m., 5201 Indiana Ave, Suite 103 South. Dr. Samuel Williams, 791-3300.

SHARE/Parent Support Group 7:30 p.m., Methodist Hospital. For parents dealing with the grief of miscarriage, stillbirth or death in early infancy. Ann Allison, 793-4027.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), TX Chapter 215 7 p.m., 2712 54th St. 799-4767 or 744-0341.

Women Who Love Too Much 5:30 p.m., Texas Tech's Serenity Room, 793-8746.

Alzheimer's Support Group 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Mahon Library Community Room, 1306 Ninth St. For family, friends and care-givers of persons with Alzheimer's or other memory disorders. Meets second Thursday of month. 743-3096.

Visions of Tomorrow Support Group 10 a.m.-noon, MHMR Building, 3801 Interstate 27. For families of children with mental and behavioral disorders. Meets every second and fourth Thursday. Free. 794-8493 or 744-0430.

West Texas Asperger and Related Disorders Support Group noon; Parenting Cottage, 3818 50th St. Meets first Thursday. Free. 795-4639.

South Plains Amputee Support Group 7 p.m., Life/Run Center, 3212 34th St. Irene Weaton, 793-3382.

FRIDAY

Alzheimer's Support Meeting 11 a.m., Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 7702 Indiana Ave. Meets second Friday of every month. 799-4708.

Lubbock Al-Anon noon-1 p.m., Lubbock Group, 5603 Aberdeen Ave., 766-7302.

Lubbock Al-Anon 8 p.m., Hub of the Plains, 3808 34th St., 766-7302.

MS Self Help Support Group 7 p.m.-8 p.m., LIFE/RUN Center, 3212 34th St. Meets third Friday of each month. For people with multiple sclerosis. 795-5433.

Narcotics Anonymous Awakenings Group 7 p.m., 5025 Ave. H (Alamo Club at I-27). Helpline: 766-7406.

Narcotics Anonymous, Changes Group, 10 p.m., 1109 Main St. Helpline: 766-7406.

Narcotics Anonymous, Here and Now Group 8 p.m., 10th Street and Avenue T, northeast corner. Helpline: 766-7406.

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) TX No. 51 9 a.m., call for location. 793-3415 or 745-1736.

Twelfth Step Alcoholics Anonymous Group 8 p.m., Alcoholic Recovery Center, 608 17th St. Open speaker. 762-5626.

SATURDAY

Alcoholics Anonymous 11 a.m., Midtown Club, 909 Ave. T. Open discussion.762-0970.

Alamo Al-Anon 8 p.m., Alamo Club, 50th Street and I-27. 749-8902.

Faith Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m., 2819 Clovis Road. Open discussion. 763-1574.

Journey of Hope 3 p.m., St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, 2312 Broadway. Support group for family members of the mentally ill. Meets fourth Saturday of every month. 763-7306 or 799-0852.

Lubbock Al-Anon 11 a.m., Midtown, 10th Street and Avenue T. 766-7302.

Lupus and Scleroderma Support Group 1 p.m.-3 p.m., LIFE/RUN Center, 3212 34th St. Meets first Saturday of each month. 795-5433.

Narcotics Anonymous, Awakenings Group 7 p.m., 5025 Ave. H (Alamo Club, at I-27). Helpline: 766-7406.

Narcotics Anonymous, Here and Now Group 1 p.m.-6:30 p.m., 10th Street and Avenue T, northeast corner. Helpline: 766-7406.

New Reflections Weight Control Support Group 10:30 a.m.-noon, Lakeside Medical Office Building, 4102 24th St., Suite 102. For gastroplasty patients and families needing support with weight control. 796-6103.

Overeaters Anonymous 11 a.m., St. Christopher's Church, 2807 42nd St., 792-8201.

Self Help for the Hard of Hearing Support Group 10 a.m.-noon, LIFE/RUN Center, 3212 34th St. Meets second Saturday of each month. 795-5433.

West Texans Living With Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia Syndromes support group 1 p.m., HealthSouth, Loop 250 and Hwy. 191, Midland. Meets second Saturday of every month. (915) 520-3500.

SUNDAY

Overeaters Anonymous, 12x12 meeting 4 p.m., St. Christopher's Church, 2807 42nd St. 792-8201.

OTHERS

Al-Anon Information Service, write to Box 93416, Lubbock 79413. 766-7302, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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

CONTACT Lubbock Help Line 24 hours, 765-8393.

CONTACT Lubbock Teen Line 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 6 p.m. to midnight, Friday and Saturday; 765-7272.

First Step 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday first week of month. Free vocational counseling service helps single parents and homemakers find employment. 747-0576, Ext. 4615.

Little People of America Inc., West Texas Chapter, Support and information to people of short stature (usually no taller than 4 feet 10 inches tall) and their families. 797-8830 or (888) LPA-2001 (888-572-2001).

Lubbock Alcohol Treatment Evening Program (LATE), six-week outpatient treatment program for substance abusers and their families. Meets first week of month. Lubbock Regional Mental Health Mental Retardation Center, 766-0251.

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

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome, 745-9378.

The Abusive Families Project. Spouse abuse treatment program for individuals, couples or families. 742-3014 for appointment.


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