2018-07-05 / Community

ONGOING HEALTH SUPPORT GROUPS

AL-ANON - If your home is unhappy because someone drinks too much, we can help. 989- 912-5478.

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

BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP, 4:30pm 3rd Wed, Scheurer Hospital Birch Room. This group is designed to provide support and camaraderie for those who are considering, in the process of or are post-bariatric weight loss surgery. 989- 856-8115.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, 2nd Tue, 6 p.m., Sleeper Public Library, Ubly, 810- 705-1250, melzwelz@gmail.com.

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, 1pm 1st Tue, Scheurer Hospital Wilson Education Center, 170 N. Caseville Road, Pigeon, 989-453-5222.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS (Pigeon, noon, 2nd Thu, lunch provided, Scheurer Hospital Wilson Education Center, 170 N. Caseville Road, Pigeon, 989-453-5222); (Bad Axe, Parkinson’s, 12:30-2:30pm, 3rd Tue, Holiday Inn Express, 55 Rapson Lane West); (Bad Axe, 10am-noon 2nd Tue, United Methodist Church, 216 E. Woodworth, 1-800- 843-6394.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, for people with hurts, hangups and habits, all welcome, 5:30pm Thu, Community Wesleyan Church of Elkton, 5171 Whalen St., cwcelkton.org.

DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUPS: (Bad Axe, 10am-noon 2nd Tue, Huron County Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, light refreshments served, 989-673-4121); (Harbor Beach, 6-8pm 3rd Tue, Harbor Beach Community Hospital, 147 S. 1st St.,, 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-1pm 2nd Tue, Huron Medical Center, 1100 S. Van Dyke Road, Bad Axe, register 989-269-2882 (press 2) by the Friday prior.

DRUG OR ALCOHOL PROBLEM? www.recoveryinthethumb.com.

FAMILIES AGAINST NARCOTICS, 5:30pm 4th Tues., Expo Center, Huron Community Fairgrounds, 170 W. Soper Road, Bad Axe, open to public, www.facebook.com/familiesagainstnarcotics.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS: 4pm 3rd Thu, 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, 6pm last Thu, Franklin Inn, 1060 E. Huron Ave., Bad Axe, 989-635-4134, 800-635- 7490 ext. 4134; Grief Support for Spousal Loss Group, 2pm 4th Thu, Holiday Inn Express, Bad Axe, 989-667-3440, 800-275-4517; GriefShare 6pm, Tue, Country Bay Village, Pigeon, light meal served to participants at 5:30pm, led by Pigeon River Mennonite Church and Heartland Hospice, call Peggy, 989-453-3981 to register.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUPS: 11am-1pm 2nd Mon., Huron Medical Center, 1100 S. Van Dyke Road, 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: Caseville, United Methodist Church, 6490 Main St., *Last Monday-Newcomer Meeting, 7-8:30 p.m.; Port Austin, Port Austin Bible Campus/Old AF Base, 8180 Port Dr., Thursday, 7-8:15pm; Elkton, United Methodist Church, 150 S. Main St., Friday, 8:15-9:30pm, info 989-975-9715. Thumb Area Phone Line 800-230-4085 (when prompted, press “2”, then choose “Thumb Area”); www.michigan-na-org/thumb.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP, 12:30- 2:30pm, 3rd Tue, Holiday Inn Express, 55 Rapson Lane West, Bad Axe, 989-864-3779.

SCHEURER HOSPITAL AUXILIARY, meets the first Monday of every month (with the exception of holidays, then the 2nd Monday), at 1 p.m. (no meetings for January, February or March). Meetings are held at the Scheurer Professional Center located at 135 N. Caseville Road, Pigeon. Call 989-551-9591 for additional information.

SLEEP APNEA: CPAP CLINIC: noon-3pm, 1st Sat, Huron Medical Center, 1100 S. Van Dyke Road, 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), for loved-ones left behind by suicide. Time and date to be determined based on need. Call Lisa Schoettle, 989-975- 0190 for information.

TOPS - BAD AXE-Wednesday, Bad Axe First Presbyterian Church, 112 E. Woodworth St., Bad Axe, weigh-in 8:45-9:30am, meeting 9:45-10:30am, new members welcome, 810- 305-1524; ELKTON-7pm, 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 5:30-6:15pm, meeting 6:15-7pm, new members welcome, 989-551-2711.

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

WOMAN’S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION, 12:30pm 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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