Support Groups

  • Athens, GA

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    If you think you have a problem with alcohol, call the AA hotline or visit the website for a schedule of meetings in Barrow, Clarke, Jackson and Oconee Counties. 706-389-4164,

  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church

    Adult Children of Alcoholics Support Group

    Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) is a 12-step program for people who grew up in alcoholic or dysfunctional homes. Mondays, 7–8 p.m.

  • Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church

    Alanon 12 Step

    Recovery for people affected by someone else's drinking. Meetings are held at various times. 478-955-3422,

  • Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, Firehall #2


    PFLAG Athens Area is an organization to advance equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy by uniting LGBTQIA+ individuals, families, friends and allies. Meetings usually held third Sunday of the month.,

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church

    Athens Debtors Anonymous

    A 12-step program for anyone wishing to recover financially and be rid of debt. Meets every Sunday, 12:30–1:30 p.m. 949-235-2508

  • ALS Support Group

    (Oconee Veterans Park, Watkinsville) Provides awareness and education to individuals living with ALS. Meets fourth Wednesday of every month, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. 706-207-5800

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    Chronic Illness Support Group

    Meet others who are dealing with chronic illness such as ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Lyme. Third Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m.

  • First Presbyterian Church of Athens


    "NAMI Connections" is a support group for adults who have experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. "NAMI Family" is for family members, friends and caregivers of individuals with mental illnesses. Both groups meet every fourth Tuesday, 6–7:30 p.m. FREE! 770-225-0804 ext. 711,,

  • Celebrate Recovery

    (Living Hope Church) Program aimed to help people recover from their hurts, habits, and hang-ups such as addiction and mental illness. Meets Fridays, 5:45-8:30 p.m.

  • Resilients in Recovery

    (Divas Who Win Freedom Center, 160 Tracy St.) A faith-based 12-step peer recovery program focused on gaining freedom from the negative effects of unhealthy life choices. Meets Thursdays, 6:30–8 p.m.,

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    Emotions Anonymous

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

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    ReBlossom Support Groups

    "Parent & Tot, Recycling Trot" involves picking up litter on a walk. Apr. 24, 10 a.m. "Finding Balance in Motherhood Group Therapy," Apr. 26, 12 p.m. "Nannies & Nannas Play & Support Group," Mondays, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE!