Support Groups

  • Campus View Church of Christ


    Sex, Love and Pornography Addicts Anonymous is a 12-step program for sexually compulsive behaviors. Every Monday, 7:30–8:30 p.m. 706-372-8642

  • Athens, GA

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    If you want to drink, that's your business. If you want to stop, we can help. 706-389-4164,

  • Athens Regional Medical Center


    (Loran Smith Center for Cancer Support) Experience the healing energy of Reiki, an ancient form of healing touch used for stress reduction and relaxation. For cancer patients, their families and caregivers. Call for an appointment. Individual sessions held every Wednesday, 6 p.m. & 7 p.m. FREE! 706-475-4900

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    Emotions Anonymous

    A 12-step program open to anyone with a desire to become well emotionally. Meets Sundays, 4–5 p.m. 706-202-7463,

  • S-Anon

    (Cornerstone Church) S-Anon is a support group for family and friends of sexaholics, based on the 12 steps of AA.,

  • Oasis Counseling Center

    Adoptee Support and Encouragement

    Group meetings are held for teens ages 12–16 to explore and share the feelings, experiences and views of being an adoptee through art, journaling, media and activities. Thursdays through November.

  • Multiple Locations

    Overeaters Anonymous

    A 12-step program for everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. Meetings are held on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. at Princeton Methodist Church, Sundays at 3:30 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church, and Tuesdays at 5:15 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens.

  • Multiple Locations

    Walking Through Grief

    This group offers exercise and companionship for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one. Mondays, 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Park and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. at Georgia Square Mall. 706-369-3550,

  • 540 Prince Ave.


    Alanon: a 12 step recovery program for those affected by someone else's drinking. Noon to evening meetings on most days. FREE!

  • ACC Library

    Amputee Support Group

    All are welcome. The next meeting is Dec. 3, 6 p.m. Meets every first Thursday of the month. Contact Reyna, 706-498-4313