Celebrate Recovery meets Thursdays
Celebrate Recovery meets at 7:02 p.m. Thursdays at the Journey, located next to Nisswa Elementary School.
Available free 24 hours. Call 828-HELP, or 1-800-462-5525. Confidential and anonymous. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7009877
3:30 p.m. third Tuesday at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in the Kingwood Court Dining Room., Sandy Johnson, 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.
BAXTER -- 3:30-4:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays at Bethany Good Samaritan in Brainerd. Sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association. Call Sandy Johnson at 829-1407.
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.
BRAINERD -- 7 p.m. second Tuesdays during Sept.-May at Central Lakes College, Room C-228. 828-1981.
AITKIN -- 1 p.m. second Thursday at Riverwood Health Care Center-Lower Level-Mtg.Rm.2 in Aitkin. 927-5520.
Chron's and Colitis
7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month at St. Joseph's Medical Center. Call Dean at 764-2649.
7 p.m. third Thursday every other month beginning in March in the large meeting room at the Brainerd Public Library. Call Jennifer at 825-9525.
Empty Arms Group
Miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. 828-4402. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7010205
7 p.m. fourth Thursday. Call Mary at 829-2561 for meeting location and further information. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012212
St. Joseph's Grief
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, The Lighthouse, 704 Norwood St. Call Meredith at 829-4492.
Organ Transplant Group
Kathy Bahma, 829-0251 or 829-1571.
Minnesota and Adoption Support and Preservation's group for Crow Wing, Aitkin and Morrison Counties, from 7-9 p.m. third Tuesday at Brainerd Public Library large meeting room. Call 877-699-5937 for more information.
Brainerd Area Mothers of Multiples Group
Meets at 7 p.m. every third Tuesday (excluding December) at Lord of Life Church in Baxter. Contact Carin Lunneborg at 829-3232 or visit the Web site at www.geocities.com/brainerdmoms.
Circle of Parents
Promoting positive parenting and healthy families. Meetings are from 6-8 p.m. Mondays at the Campus Playhouse Childcare center next to Central Lakes College, Brainerd. Call 828-4485. Mail address: PO Box 297, Brainerd. Three groups: adults, children and young adolescents.
7:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Francis Parish Center, 412 N. Eighth St., 828-1457.
7-8 p.m. Fridays at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Highway 371, Pequot Lakes, 587-5658.
Youth Resiliency Group
4 p.m. Wednesdays at Brd. Public Library, Crosby Public Library, and Pequot Lakes School. 18 yrs. or less. 828-4383.
10 a.m. first Thursday at the Brainerd Public Library. Call Anne, 828-0809. Pregnant women, babies and moms.
Group meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 828-1216.
Free, 10 weeks, open support group for young women 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Sexual Assault Services, Downtown Mall. Open to young women who would like information on coping with everyday struggles and meet other women dealing with similar issues. Any questions, call Deanna at 828-0494.
4-6 p.m. Fridays at Brainerd Alano Club, 217 S. 8th St. The group is for people who have an addiction to alcohol or other drugs and an emotional or psychiatric illness. Call Gary, 825-8528.
7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at First Congregational Church, 415 Juniper St. N., Brainerd. Use North door.
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 First Congregational Church, 5th and Juniper, Brainerd. Use north parking lot entrance. 828-3383.
7-8 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Congregational Church, Ivy Street. Use the north door and parking. Contact Scott 833-1468.
8 p.m. Thursdays at Upfront Alano Club.
For information, write P.O. Box 454, Ironton, MN 56455.
CROSBY -- C-I Mental Health Problems Support Group at 6 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. second Thursday monthly at 606 Front St. Call Rich at (218) 792-5881. Support for consumers, family members and providers.
Noon on first and third Thursdays at St. Joseph's Home Care Office. For location or more information, call (888) 235-2049.
Breast Cancer Support
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. second Friday at Sawmill Inn, Sixth and Washington. Pat Hassett, 829-1683. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012568
Cancer Support Group
4 p.m. first Thursday at First Lutheran Church in Aitkin. Call 927-2028.
Cancer Support Group
3-5 p.m. first Wednesday at Brainerd American Cancer Society Office, 17 Washington St., Suite B. Call 829-6212, 877-381-8787 or Pat Hassett at 829-1683.
Due to changes in HIPPA requirements regarding the release of patient information, the Man to Man support group meetings will no longer be available as of August. However, there will be the following information available for all prostate cancer patients: Contact list of more than 40 prostate cancer survivors who are willing to talk to anyone in need of support regarding diagnosis, treatment and side effects of prostate cancer. The list will contain phone numbers, mailing and E-mail addresses; and all Man to Man newsletters from the Brainerd M2M meetings including information given by local speakers (urologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, dieticians, physical therapists, pharmacists, chaplains, lawyers, etc.) To receive the information, call the American Cancer Society at 829-6212, ext. 3 or toll free at (877) 381-8787, ext. 3 or for general cancer information, call (800) ACS-2345.
PEQUOT LAKES -- 1-3 p.m. first Thursday at St. Alice Catholic Church. 568-5621. 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
12:30 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
1:30-3:30 p.m. third Tuesday of the month at Park United Methodist Church. No meetings December through February. Call 562-4594 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Post Polio Connection
The Brainerd/Baxter Post Polio Connection support group meets first Monday of every month, excluding January, February and March. Outstate support groups are members of PPASS MN. (Post Polio Awareness and Support Society of Minnesota) Web site: www.ppassmn.org. Contact Bob Loucks, 746-3144, or Bob Jensen, 746-4498.
1:30 p.m. first Thursday at Excelsior Place, 14211 Firewood Drive, Baxter.
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. Call (218) 575-2116, email email@example.com or visit http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012570.
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