Support group meetings

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Abortion Recovery: 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays, Beaufort Women's Center, Belleview Business Park, 25B Marshellen Drive, Beaufort. 843-525-0300

Addiction Counseling: 877-413-3073

Alateen "Easy Does It" meeting for ages 12 to 19: 8-9 p.m. Mondays, Alano Hall, 1005 12th St., Port Royal. 843-252-4903. sc_alateen@yahoo.com

Al-Anon Beaufort Area: 11:30 a.m. Mondays and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, The Parish Church of St. Helena, 507 Newcastle St., Beaufort. 8 p.m. Mondays and Saturdays, Alano Hall, 1005 12th St., Port Royal. 843-785-9630

Al-Anon Hilton Head/Bluffton: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Bluffton United Methodist Church, 101 Calhoun St., Bluffton. 7 p.m. Thursdays, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. 12:15 p.m. Fridays and 6:30 p.m. Sundays, YANA, 107 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head Island. Meeting in Spanish at 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Sabrina Square, Bluffton. 843-785-9630

Alcoholics Anonymous: Alcoholics Anonymous: 843-785-2921. 843-322-5403. www.area62.org

Alzheimer and Dementia diseases support group: 1:30 p.m., second and fourth Thursdays of the month, St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church, 20 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. 843-816-5659

Alzheimer's Family Services of Greater Beaufort caregivers support group: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Helena House, 1624 Paris Ave., Port Royal. 843-521-9190. www.afsgb.org

Alzheimer's Family Services of Greater Beaufort's Maintain Your Brain program: 10:30 a.m., second and fourth Thursdays of the month, Helena House, 1624 Paris Ave., Port Royal. $5. 843-521-9190. www.afsgb.org

Alzheimer's Family Services of Greater Beaufort men's support group: 10:30 a.m., second and fourth Mondays of the month, Helena House, 1624 Paris Ave., Port Royal. 843-521-9190. www.afsgb.org

Alzheimer's Family Services of Greater Beaufort's social day program: 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Port Royal United Methodist Church, 1602 Columbia Ave., Port Royal. $28. 843-521-9190. www.afsgb.org

Beaufort County Al-Anon/Alateen meetings: 843-785-9630

Bereavement and Loss Support Group, with THA Group Island Hospice spiritual coordinator Dr. Owen Tucker: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Second Thursday of the month, Helena House, 1624 Paris Ave., Port Royal. 843-982-0233

Beyond Now grief support: 6 p.m., first Thursday of the month, Island Hospice, 300 New River Parkway, Suite 6, Hardeeville. 843-208-3660

Cancer Support Group: 4 p.m., first Wednesday of the month, Keyserling Cancer Center, 1680 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. 843-522-7807

Caregivers Support Group: fourth Wednesday of the month, Friends of Caroline Hospice, 1110 13th St., Port Royal. 843-525-6257

Caregiver Support Group: 10:30 a.m.-noon, second Wednesday and fourth Friday of the month. 843-842-6688

Celebrate Recovery: 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Spanish Wells Business Park II, 386 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-5433

Celebrate Recovery, sponsored by Crossroads: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Grace Coastal Church, S.C. 170, Okatie. 843-540-0621. john@gracecoastalchurch.com

Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse (CODA): 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays, Bluffton. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Beaufort. 843-770-1070

Crossroads Unemployment Support Services: 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesdays, Bluffton Boys & Girls Club, 100 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton. 843-379-5040

Depression/Bipolar Group: 7-8:30 p.m., fourth Tuesday of the month, Mental Health America Beaufort/Jasper, 2 Mathews Court, Suite B, Hilton Head Island. 843-682-2900

Emotions Anonymous: 6:30.-8 p.m. Wednesdays; 10:30 a.m.-noon Sundays. 843-524-0098

Families Anonymous for parents, family members and friends concerned about a loved one's drug and alcohol abuse: 6-8 p.m., first and third Thursdays of the month, First Presbyterian Church, Room 277, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-3696

Families with Children from China: 6-8 p.m., second Saturday of the month, St. Andrew By-the-Sea United Methodist Church, 20 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. 843-686-5678

Friends of Caroline Hospice grief group for bereaved parents of an adult child: 1110 13th St., Port Royal. 843-525-6257

Gamblers Anonymous: 800-313-0170. www.gamblersanonymous.org

Grief Support Group: 3 p.m. second Thursday of the month, Nov. 8-March 14, United Hospice, 1605 North St., Beaufort. 843-522-0476

Hearing Loss Association of America -- Low Country Chapter: 2 p.m., third Tuesday of the month except in July, August and December, Bluffton-Okatie Outpatient Center, 40 Okatie Center Blvd. S., Okatie. 843-705-3088

Hilton Head Hospital Better Breathers Club: noon, second Wednesday of the month, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. 877-582-2737

HIV-AIDS support: Access Network, 5710 N. Okatie Highway, Suite B, Ridgeland. 843-379-5600

Hope Haven of the Lowcountry's survivors of sexual assault support group: 6:30 p.m. Mondays; 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 69 Robert Smalls Parkway, Suite 4A, Beaufort. 800-637-7273

Hope and Healing, support group for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients: noon-1:15 p.m., first Tuesday of the month, LifeSpan, 58 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 877-582-2737

Hospice Bereavement Group: United Hospice conference room, 1605 North St., Beaufort. 843-522-0476

Hospice Care of the Lowcountry: 843-706-2296

Hospice Care of the Lowcountry Bereavement Counseling and Support Group: 2:30-4 p.m., first and third Wednesdays of the month, Lowcountry Presbyterian Church, 10 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton; 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursdays, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island

"Insights" support group: 1:30 p.m. Mondays, Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lowcountry, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. 843-682-3191

Lunch, Laughter and Tears for recently bereaved persons: noon-1 p.m. Mondays, Friends of Caroline Hospice, 1110 13th St., Port Royal. 843-525-6257

Memory Matters adult day care programs for people with dementia: Monday through Friday, Memory Matters, 117 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-6688. www.memory-matters.org

Memory Matters caregivers support group (dementia): 9:45-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays, Memory Matters, 117 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-6688. www.memory-matters.org

Memory Matters Brain Boosters: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Memory Matters, 117 William Hilton Parkway. 843-842-6688

Memory Matters Early Memory Loss: 1-2 p.m., first Tuesday of each month; 9:45-11:15 a.m. Fridays, Memory Matters, 117 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-6688

Mended Hearts for heart patients, their spouses, health care professionals and others interested in helping with recovery from heart disease: 6:30 p.m., second Tuesday of the month except in June, July and August, Hilton Head Hospital BEC Room, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. 843-705-3659

MS Lowcountry Support Group: 843-705-6233

National Alliance on Mental Illness Connection Recovery Support Group: 5:30 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Lowcountry Presbyterian Church, 10 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton. 5:30 p.m., second Tuesday of the month, Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 6:30 p.m., second Thursday of the month, Beaufort Medical Plaza, Room 350, 955 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-681-2200, ext. 3

National Alliance on Mental Illness Family Supporters and Parents of Teens and Young Adults: 6-7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-301-7463

National Federation of the Blind of Beaufort: 843-524-9247

National Federation of the Blind of Hilton Head: 2 p.m., third Wednesday of the month, The Cypress of Hilton Head, 20 Lady Slipper Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-9180

Never Alone Group of Narcotics Anonymous: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays; 10-11:30 p.m. Fridays, 1005 12th St., Port Royal. 843-597-1539

Ostomy Association of the Lowcountry support group for those with stomas and their caregivers: 843-766-4528

Overeaters Anonymous, Beaufort: 6-7 p.m. Mondays, Beaufort Memorial Hospital cafeteria, 955 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-846-1347

Overeaters Anonymous, Bluffton: 1 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Luke United Methodist Church, 3080 Okatie Highway, Bluffton. 843-705-0974

Overeaters Anonymous, Hilton Head Island: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays and 4-5 p.m. Sundays, YANA Club, 107 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-705-0974. 843-785-7292, ext. 125. www.oa.org

Parents Supporting Parents for parents who have lost a child: Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, 119 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-706-2296

Parkinson's Support Group, Bluffton: 1-3 p.m., fourth Thursday of the month, Bluffton-Okatie Outpatient Center, 40 Okatie Center Blvd., Bluffton. 843-987-3505. 843-705-6578

Parkinson's Support Group, Hilton Head: 2:30 p.m., third Thursday of the month, Memory Matters, 117 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-3096. 843-836-2727

Parkinson's Support Group of the Lowcountry: 1:30 p.m., first Thursday of the month, Helena House, Paris Avenue, Port Royal. 843-982-0233

Paula Williams Memorial Breast Cancer Support Group: noon, fourth Tuesday of the month, Beaufort Medical Plaza, 989 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-522-5570

Programs for Exceptional People: 10 Oak Park Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-8413. www.pephhi.org

Stepping Ahead for bereaved persons of six months or more: 2 p.m., third Monday of the month, Friends of Caroline Hospice office, 1110 13th St., Port Royal. 843-525-6257

Take Off Pounds Sensibly: weigh-in at 6:30 p.m.; meeting at 7 p.m., Thursdays, YMCA of Beaufort County, 1801 Richmond Ave., Beaufort. 843-226-0269. Weigh-in at 9:30 a.m.; meeting at 9:45 a.m., Fridays, Faith Lutheran Church’s Fellowship Hall, 1812 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-3081. www.tops.org

Tidewater Hospice bereavement group: 5 p.m. Thursdays, Tidewater Hospice, 10 Buckingham Plantation Drive, Suite A, Bluffton. 843-757-9388

Tidewater Hospice Caregiver Support Group: 10:30 a.m., third Wednesday of the month, Palm Meadows Court, 48 Main St., Hilton Head Island. 843-342-7122. 3 p.m., fourth Thursday of the month, Carolina House of Bluffton, 800 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. 843-338-1189

Tidewater Hospice Dementia Support Group: 10-11 a.m., third Wednesday of the month, Palmetto Court, 48 Main St., Hilton Head Island. 843-757-9388

Tidewater Hospice Many Faces of Dementia Support Group: 10-11 a.m., second Monday of the month, Riverside at Belfair, 60 Oak Forest Road, Bluffton. 843-757-9388.

United Hospice Bereavement Support Group: 5:30-7 p.m., second Thursday of the month, 1605 North St., Beaufort. 843-522-0476

Wish Program -- Women in Search of Health, for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients: 5:30 p.m., third Thursday of the month, Keyserling Cancer Center, 1680 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-522-5570

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