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Support Groups

  • 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, www.emotionsanonymous.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

  • 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, www.ga-al-anon.org

  • Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, Firehall #2

    PFLAG

    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. pflagathensarea@gmail.com, pflagathensarea.com

  • 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

  • ACC Library

    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

  • First Presbyterian Church of Athens

    NAMI Support Groups

    For family members, friends and caregivers of individuals with mental illnesses. "NAMI Family Support Group." Every fourth Tuesday, 6–7:30 p.m. namihallga@gmail.com, www.namihall.org

  • 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. www.livinghopeathens.org