Crisis Line-Referral Ser.
Available free 24 hours. Call 828-HELP, or 1-800-462-5525. Confidential and anonymous. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7009877
Alzheimer's Support Group
3:30 p.m. third Tuesday at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in the Kingwood Court Dining Room., Francine Trtanj, 829-1407. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012906
If you have attended a Marriage Encounter and would like to meet with lakes area community couples, call Pete and Colleen at 828-0032 or Jan and Dean at 765-3420.
Caregiver Support Groups
BAXTER --1:30-3 p.m. first Wednesday at Good Neighbor Home Care office. 829-9238.
Healing Center open
The Healing Center, located on 1626 Oak Street, Brainerd. No appointment necessary. Open Tuesdays from noon to 2 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Call 825-7347 for more information.
Diabetic Support Groups
BRAINERD -- 7 p.m. second Tuesdays during Sept.-May at St. Joseph's Medical Center. 828-1981.
AITKIN -- 1 p.m. second Thursday at Riverwood Health Care Center-Lower Level-Mtg.Rm.2 in Aitkin. 927-5520.
CROSBY -- 7 p.m. first Wednesday at the Hallett Community Center. 845-2477 or 829-4065.
Empty Arms Group
Miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. 828-4402. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7010205
Suicide Grief Support Group
7 p.m. fourth Thursday, St. Joseph's Medical Center. 829-2561.http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012212
St. Joseph's Grief Support Groups
No preregistration or fee. Call 828-7442 for more information or schedule.
Grief Support Group
CROSBY -- HUGS (Hope & Understanding for Grief Stricken), meets 6 p.m. first & third Tuesdays at Cuyuna Range Community Center. Call Kay at 546-5863. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012125
Chronic Pain Group
CROSBY -- 1-3 p.m. first & third Mondays at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Joyce, 546-8077 or Dick, 534-3627. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012561
Brain Injury Group
7-9 p.m. last Wednesday at St. Joseph's Medical Center. Call Meredith at 828-6122.
Organ Transplant Group
7 p.m. second Tuesday-St. Joseph's Medical Center. Kathy Bahma, 829-0839. Visit us on the Web at http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012998
Brainerd Area Mothers of Multiples Group
Meets at 7 p.m. every third Tuesday at Lord of Life Church in Baxter. Contact Geri Pearson at 828-4791.
Family Support Network
Home of Parents Anonymous. 6-8 p.m. Mondays-Campus Playhouse, 501 W. College Drive, next to CLC. Call: 828-HELP or 828-4485 and ask for Family Support Network. Completely confidential. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7009422
7:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Francis Parish Center, 412 N. 8th St., 828-1457.
Divorce Support Group
7-8:30 p.m. every other Tuesday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Baxter. 829-6756. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011551
Youth Resiliency Group
4 p.m. Wednesdays at Brd. Public Library, Crosby Public Library, and Pequot Lakes School. 18 yrs. or less. 828-4383.
Infertility Support Group
Meetings are one night each month in a member's home. For more information, please contact Amy at 534-5355 or 824-1330; or Deb in the Crosslake area at 543-4743.
10 a.m. first Thursday at the Brainerd Public Library. Call Anne, 828-0809. Pregnant women, babies and moms.
Battered Women Support
Group meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 828-1216.
Survivors of Sexual Violence
Free, 10 week, closed support group for women at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Sexual Assault Services, Downtown Mall. Call Kirsten, 828-0494.
Teen Survivors of Sexual Violence
Free, 10 week, closed support group for teens from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Sexual Assault Services, Downtown Mall. Call Michaela at 828-0494.
7 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph's Medical Center.
5:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Joseph's Medical Center, 4th floor, elevator C. Turn right out of elevator and watch for signs. 829-0834.
Eating disorder support group
6:30 p.m. first Monday at the Fireside room at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Baxter. For more information, call Margie at 829-3509.
5:30 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph's Medical Center. 828-3383.
7-8 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at St. Joseph's Medical Center's FOCUS Unit. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011024
8 p.m. Thursdays at Upfront Alano Club.
Sex Addicts Anonymous
For information, write P.O. Box 454, Ironton, MN 56455.
C-I Mental Health Problems Support Group
CROSBY -- C-I Mental Health Problems Support Group at 2 p.m. Thursdays at Crosby-Ironton Presbyterian Church. 546-6520.
Mental Illness Support Group and Advocacy
NAMI-Brainerd Lakes Area (National Alliance of the Mentally Ill chapter) meets 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday at St. Joseph's Medical Center. Support for consumers, family members and providers. Call Martha at 568-4091.
HIV-AIDS Support Group
Noon on first and third Thursdays at St. Joseph's Home Care Office. 828-7444, or 1-888-235-2049. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7011925
Cancer Support Group
3-5 p.m. first Wednesday at Brainerd American Cancer Society Office, 17 Washington Street, Suite B. Call 829-6216, 877-381-8787 or Pat Hassett at 829-1683.
Breast Cancer Support
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. second Friday at St. Joseph's Medical Center. SJMC, 828-7610, or Pat Hassett, 829-1683. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012568
Man to Man: Prostate Cancer Support
7 p.m. second Thursday, St. Joseph's Medical Center. 828-7421 or 829-8245.
PEQUOT LAKES -- 1-3 p.m. first and third Thursdays at St. Alice Catholic Church. 568-4159. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012569
STAPLES -- 7 p.m. first Monday at Greater Staples Care Center. 894-0332 or 1-800-525-8344. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012911
Support Groups meet at 9 a.m. second Tuesday at (Embers) Sawmill Inn. Vonnie, 828-9151. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7010062
Muscular Dystrophy Group
1-3 p.m. last Friday of the month at Bonanza. Michelle Mike, Health Care Service Coordinator, Northland Chapter MDA, 727-3466, or Caroline Schroemel at 829-1883 in the Brainerd area. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012571
Parkinsons Support Group
1:30 p.m. third Tuesday at Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin. Louise Hasskamp, 927-2623, or Trix Wyant, 845-2394. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012908
Gay Mens Group
7 p.m. Tuesdays. 828-4875. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012570
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