2017-09-07 / Community

SUPPORT GROUPS

• AL-ANON - If your home is unhappy because someone drinks too much, we can help. For more information, call 989-912-5478 - 24/7.

• ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS (www.tauc.ws), 24-hour help line 989-670-4996.

• BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP, 4:30pm 3rd Wed., Scheurer Hospital’s Birch Room.

• CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, 1 p.m., 1st Tues., Scheurer Hospital, 170 N. Caseville Road, Wilson Education Center, Pigeon, 989- 453-5222.

• CAREGIVER CONNECTION SUPPORT GROUP, for those caring for loved-ones, noon, 2nd Thurs., lunch provided, Scheurer Hospital, 170 N. Caseville Road, Wilson Education Center, Pigeon, 989-453-5222.

NEW LISTING: CAREGIVER SUPPORT, provides resources, education and support for those who are caring for a loved-one at home who is experiencing the effects of limited physical abilities, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease or related dementias (Bad Axe Parkinson’s Support Group, 3rd Tues., 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Express, 55 Rapson Lane West, Bad Axe) (Bad Axe, 2nd Tues., 10 a.m. to noon, United Methodist Church, 216 E. Woodworth, Bad Axe.) 1-800- 843-6394.

• CELEBRATE RECOVERY, for people with hurts, hangups and habits, everyone welcome, 5:30 p.m., Thurs., Community Wesleyan Church of Elkton, 5171 Whalen St. (M-142), Elkton, cwcelkton.org.

• DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUPS: 10 a.m. to noon, 2nd Tues., Huron County Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, Bad Axe, light refreshments served, 989-673-4121; 12:30 p.m., 2nd Tues. for lunch, Meadow Lane Assisted Living, 150 Meadow Ln., Bad Axe, RSVP 989-269-8890; 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., 3rd Tues., Harbor Beach Community Hospital, 147 S. 1st St., Harbor Beach, light refreshments served, 989-673- 4121.

• DEPRESSION SUPPORT GROUP forming in the Harbor Beach area. If interested, call Bobbie Browning at 989-712-0313.

• DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP, noon to 1 p.m., 2nd Tues., Huron Medical Center, 1100 S. Van Dyke Road (M-53), Bad Axe, register 989-269-2882, press 2, by the Friday prior.

• DRUG OR ALCOHOL PROBLEM? www.recoveryinthethumb.com.

• FAMILIES AGAINST NARCOTICS (FAN) 5:30pm 4th Tues., Expo Center, Huron Community Fairgrounds, 170 W. Soper Rd., Bad Axe. Open to public. www.facebook.com/familiesagainstnarcotics.

• GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS: 4 p.m., 3rd Thurs., Harbor Beach Community Hospital, 147 S. 1st St., Harbor Beach. Jeff Keen, Heartland Hospital Bereavement Coordinator, Heartland Hospice, facilitates the meetings, cookies, beverages provided, 877-486-6671; Grief Support Dinner Group, 6 p.m., last Thurs., Franklin Inn, 1060 E. Huron Ave. (M-142), Bad Axe, 989-635-4134, 800-635-7490 ext. 4134; Grief Support for Spousal Loss Group, 2 p.m., 4th Thurs., Holiday Inn Express, Bad Axe, 989- 667-3440, 800-275-4517.

NEW LISTING: GriefShare meets Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. at Country Bay Village, Pigeon. Light meal served to participants at 5:30 p.m. Led by Pigeon River Mennonite Church and Heartland Hospice. Call Peggy at 989-453-3981 to register.

• MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS) SUPPORT GROUPS: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2nd Mon., Huron Medical Center, 1100 S. Van Dyke Road (M-53), Bad Axe, open to the public, casual group, all welcome (friends, family, caregivers), light lunch provided, 1-404-435-7662; Multiple Sclerosis biannual informational sessions, various topics covered, 989-453-5222 to be added to the mailing list for information on upcoming events.

• NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS (NA): Caseville, United Methodist Church, 6490 Main St., *Last Monday-Newcomer Meeting, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Port Austin, Port Austin Bible Campus/ Old AF Base, 8180 Port Dr., Thursday, 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.; Elkton, United Methodist Church, 150 S. Main St., Friday, 8:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Info: 989-975-9715. Thumb Area Phone Line 800-230-4085 (when prompted, press “2”, then choose “Thumb Area”); www.michigan na-org/thumb.

• SLEEP APNEA: CPAP CLINIC: noon to 3 p.m., 1st Sat., Huron Medical Center, 1100 S. Van Dyke Road (M-53), Bad Axe, clinic offered to anyone being treated for Sleep Apnea or with questions about Sleep Apnea treatment, regardless of where sleep study has been done. The clinic is free and will offer mask fittings, CPAP/Sleep Apnea education, new product displays and machine check, 989-269- 9521.

• SUICIDE SURVIVORS SUPPORT GROUP (in conjunction with Huron County Suicide Prevention Coalition), 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., 2nd Tues., Huron County Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, Bad Axe, 989-975-0190.

• TOPS - BAD AXE-Wednesday, Bad Axe First Presbyterian Church, 112 E. Woodworth St., Bad Axe, weigh-in 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., meeting 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., new members welcome, 810-305-1524; ELKTON-7 p.m., Monday, Elkton Civic Center, N. Main St., Elkton, unless Laker closed due to weather, 989-551-7821; HURON COUNTY-Wednesday, Huron County Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, Bad Axe, weigh-in 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., meeting 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m., new members welcome, 989-551-2711.

• UBLY BLOOD DRIVE, 1st October Monday; Ubly Heights, 1 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., 734-679- 7252.

• VEGETARIAN HEALTHY COOKING CLASSES, Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Bad Axe, 989-269-8894.

• WOMAN’S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION, 12:30 p.m., 4th Wed., Courtney Manor, 1167 E. Hopson St., Bad Axe, 989-975- 0715.

(Note: It’s best to call ahead to ensure the support group of interest to you will be meeting. Facilitators: to be added to the monthly Huron County VIEW Healthy Living Support Groups listing or to add or change any information: Huron County VIEW, 592 N. Port Crescent St., Bad Axe, MI 48413, 989-269- 9918, FAX 1-989-269-7730, jbonke@mihomepaper.com.)

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