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.

  • 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.

  • Multiple Locations


    "NAMI Connections" is a support group for adults living in recovery with mental illness. "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. at Presbyterian Church of Athens. 770-225-0804. "NAMI Support Group" in Watkinsville meets second Monday of the month, 6:30–8 p.m. at Oconee Presbyterian Church.,

  • 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

    "Nannies & Nannas Play & Support Group," Mondays, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. "Breastfeeding Support Group," Wednesdays, 4–6 p.m. & Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. "Our Differences Are Beautiful Play and Support Group," Thursdays, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. "Finding Balance in Motherhood Group Therapy," second and fourth Fridays, 12–1 p.m.

  • Athens, GA

    Sex Addicts Anonymous

    (Email for Location) Sex Addicts Anonymous offers a message of hope to anyone who suffers from a compulsive sexual behavior. Mondays, 7 p.m.

  • Refuge Recovery

    (The Recovery Center, 8801 Macon Hwy.) This peer-led support group offers a Buddhist-inspired path to recovery from any addiction. Thursdays, 7–8 p.m. FREE! Find "Refuge Recovery Athens GA" on Facebook

  • Nuçi's Space


    Harm Reduction Abstinence Moderation Support is a peer-led and information group for anyone who wants to change their drinking habits for the better. Mondays through July 22 (no meeting July 2), 6–7:30 p.m. FREE!

  • 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,