Support Groups

  • Nuçi's Space

    Dudes Helping Dudes

    A weekly support group for anyone who identifies as a man. Park in the lot across the street on Williams Street. Thursdays, 6–7 p.m. except July 20, 6:30–7:30 p.m.,

  • Athens, GA

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

  • 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,

  • First Presbyterian Church of Athens

    NAMI Family Support Group

    For family members, friends and caregivers of individuals with mental illnesses. Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of every month, 6:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! 770-225-0804 ext. 700,,

  • Caregivers' Support Group

    (Tuckston United Methodist Church) Find support with other caregivers. Non-denominational meetings are held the second Sunday of each month. 706-850-7272

  • Athens, GA

    Alanon 12 Step

    Recovery for people affected by someone else's drinking. Weekly meetings are held at various times and locations around Athens. 478-955-3422,

  • Heart Path Studio

    Reiki Healing Circle

    Reiki is an ancient Japanese technique of healing which reduces stress and promotes relaxation. Each circle involves meditation, sound healing, and Reiki treatments. Second and fourth Thursday of each month, 7–9 p.m. $10 suggested donation.,

  • Multiple Locations

    Alternative Lifestyle Meetups

    "The Athens Polyamory Meetup" is for those who identify as poly or poly supportive. Held first Thursdays, 7 p.m. at the ACC Library. "Athens Area Lifestyle" is for those interested in non-typical relationship dynamics. Third Thursdays. Email for location.