Support groups – December 16

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» ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS, 6 p.m. Thursdays, Valle Vista Valle Vista Mental Health Building, 898 E. Main St., Greenwood,

» AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP, 8 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Ann’s Restaurant, 77 W. Monroe St., Franklin, use rear entrance, downstairs in building, for families and friends of alcoholics; 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Valle Vista, 896 E Main St., Greenwood; 7 p.m. Sundays, Valle Vista Valle Vista Hospital Mercury Building, 896 E. Main St., Greenwood;

» ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP, 6 p.m., third Tuesday of each month, Morning Pointe of Franklin Assisted Living, 75 S. Milford Drive, different speakers will be invited in to share with residents and family members.

» ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, 7 p.m. first Friday of each month, Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church, 335 S. Meridian St., upper level of Madonna Hall on east side of the building, 317-888-2861 ext. 229

» ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION SUPPORT GROUP, 7 to 9 p.m., fourth Tuesday of the month, Methodist Medical Plaza outpatient center, located at 8830 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, provide caregivers with an opportunity to share their experiences and receive support from others coping with Alzheimer’s disease, or call the Helpline at 800-272-3900.

» ANGER MANAGEMENT, ongoing education sessions for adults, Franciscan St. Francis Health, Behavioral Health Services, 650 E. Southport Road, Suite C, call for available dates, 317-783-8383

» ANNA’S CIRCLE, support group for widows, meets monthly year round, Community Church of Greenwood, 1477 W. Main St., call 317-888-6024 for meeting times

» BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, for adults who have lost a loved one, call for upcoming times and dates, Americare Hospice, 1150 N. Main St., Suite A, Franklin, 317-736-0055

» BREAST-FEEDING SUPPORT GROUP, 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Johnson County WIC office, 600 Ironwood Court, Franklin, free, for moms who have delivered their babies, would like to meet other mothers who also are breast-feeding, Angie Turnmire, 317-738-4598,

» CAREGIVING OF AN AGING LOVED ONE, 7 p.m. first Monday of each month, Fireplace Room at Southport Heights Christian Church, 7154 S. McFarland Road, Indianapolis, Rhonda Burtch, 317-791-8066,

» DAV CHAPTER 60 AND WOUNDED WARRIORS, 7:30 p.m. third Monday of the month, Greenwood VFW, 334 S. U.S. 31, Greenwood, 317-702-2985

» DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP, 6 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Johnson Memorial Hospital, 1125 W. Jefferson St., board room, 317-346-3846

» DIVORCE CARE, support group for people separated or divorced, 7 p.m. Mondays, Greenwood Christian Church, 2045 Averitt Road, Perry Anderson, 317-881-9336

» GRIEF-SHARE WEEKLY GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP, 6 p.m. Wednesdays through April 26, Southland Community Church, 5800 W. Smith Valley Road, Greenwood; all are welcome; information: 317-513-9203 or 317-340-3284;; $20 fee for workbook

» GRIEF WORKSHOP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month, Valle Vista, 898 E. Main Street, Greenwood, information, education and support to those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Call Bonita Stone for more information 317-962-1797.

» HOPE AND RENEWAL SUPPORT GROUP, for suicide loss survivors, 6:30 to 8 p.m., third Thursday of each month, Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Dr., Franklin, 765-585-3346,

» LA LECHE LEAGUE, information and support for breastfeeding mothers. Greenwood group meets at 6 p.m. first Tuesday at Methodist Medical Plaza Community Room; Franklin group meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday with a location to be announced. For more information and the Franklin location, call Karen 812-597-5472 or 317-474-7851.

» LUNCHTIME FELLOWSHIP GROUP FOR THOSE GRIEVING THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE, noon, Wednesdays, Franciscan St. Francis Health Education Center, 421 N. Emerson Ave., Greenwood, 317-528-2636

» MEMORIES TO HOLD BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT, for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death, Franciscan St. Francis Health, call for available dates, 317-865-5199

» PFLAG GREENWOOD, 6:30 p.m. first Monday of the month, support group for parents/family/friends of LGBT individuals, 3209 W. Smith Valley Road, Greenwood. for additional information and contacts.

» QUILTING SUPPORT GROUP, 9 to 11 a.m. first and third Thursday of every month, Community Regional Cancer Center, 1440 E. County Line Road, Indianapolis, all cancer patients either currently in treatment or having completed treatment are welcome. You do not need to be a quilter just interested in learning to quilt and great support. All materials are supplied. Call 317-497-2859 with questions.

» REFORMERS UNANIMOUS, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Fridays, Fellowship Baptist Church, 4243 S. County Road 600 West, Trafalgar, addictions recovery program open to all ages and addictions, 812- 597-4367

» REFORMERS UNANIMOUS, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Greenwood Bible Baptist Church, 1461 Sheek Road, faith-based recovery program, open to all adults who struggle with any addiction or stubborn habit, issues range from drugs, alcohol, food and pornography addictions as well as those who are struggling to have a better marriage, those trying to deal with anger issues, or trying to stop smoking, green

» SUPPORT GROUP FOR WIDOWS, second Monday of the month, Community Church of Greenwood, 1477 West Main St. For more information, please call the church at 317-888-6024 or Dottie at 317-851-8901.

TEEN LINK, support group with speakers on a variety of teen issues, 3:30 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, Franklin Community High School, 2600 Cumberland Drive, Buzz Bay, 317-435-8010

» TOPS (TAKE POUNDS OFF SENSIBLY) 1523, 9 to 10 a.m. Fridays, 550 Polk St., Greenwood, attend one meeting for free, 317-882-4810, for more information

» TOPS (TAKE POUNDS OFF SENSIBLY) weigh-in, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., meeting, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., Wednesdays, Mount Pleasant Christian Church, 2524 S. Emerson Ave., Greenwood; 317-440-7161 or 317-887-2886

» WARRIORS HOPE SUPPORT GROUP, 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Warriors Hope building (enter back door), 444 N. Madison Ave., Greenwood, all veterans welcome, Ron and Pat Hale, 317-889-6610, 317-882-7212,

» WOMEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, 6 to 8 p.m. first Thursday every month, Community Regional Cancer Center, 1440 E. County Line Road, Indianapolis; open to any female cancer patient either, currently in treatment or having completed treatment. Education, support and fellowship. Call 317-497-2859 with questions.