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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, www.athensaa.org

  • 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. www.meetings.adultchildren.org

  • 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

  • Contact for Location

    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. athenschronicillness@gmail.com

  • Multiple Locations

    NAMI

    "NAMI Connections" is a support group for adults living in recovery with mental illness. "NAMI Family Support" is for family members, friends and caregivers of individuals with mental illnesses. Both groups meet every fourth Tuesday, 6–7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Athens. 770-225-0804. NAMI Family Support Groups are also available the first Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at First Baptist of Carl in Winder; second Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Oconee Presbyterian Church in Watkinsville; and every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Ridgeview Institute in Monroe. namihallga@gmail.com, www.namihall.org

  • 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, www.emotionsanonymous.org

  • Athens, GA

    Sex Addicts Anonymous

    (Email for Location) Athens Downtown SAA offers a message of hope to anyone who suffers from a compulsive sexual behavior. Write an email through athensdowntownsaa.com for help beginning your recovery process

  • Multiple Locations

    Al-Anon 12 Step

    Recovery for people affected by someone else's drinking. Meetings are held daily at various times and locations. 888-425-2666, www.ga-al-anon.org

  • Fight 4 Change

    (Email for Location) Help advocate for a mental health system that serves everyone. Meets the fourth Monday of each month. letsfight4change@gmail.com