Support groups that meet the first week of the month.
Support groups that meet the first week of the month.
American Cancer Society, Man to Man prostate cancer support and education program, first and third Tues. Call 800-ACS-2345.
American Cancer Society, women's cancer support group, first Tues. Call 800-ACS-2345.
Autism/PDD, support group for families of individuals with autism or pervasive developmental disorder, first Tues., Goshen. Sponsored by CAPIS program of the Mental Health Association of Orange County Inc. Call 294-7411, ext. 253.
Bereaved Parents Support Group of Orange County, 7:30 p.m. first Mon., 555 Union Ave., New Windsor. Call 561-2837 or 783-9032.
Cancer support group, 6:30 p.m. first Tues., Grace Community Church, 2839 Route 94. Washingtonville. Call 496-4372.
Citizens Reunited to Overcome Cancer (CROC), 7-9 p.m. first Thurs.,
Circleville Church, corner of Route 302 and Goshen Turnpike. Call 291-8578.
Diabetes support group for adults, 6 p.m. first Mon., Orange Regional Medical Center/Horton campus Conference Room A, 60 Prospect Ave., Middletown. Call 342-7504 or 800-467-8666.
Diabetes support group, 7:30 p.m. first Tues., McAuley Center, 140 Hammond St., Port Jervis. Call Linda Harding, RNC, 570-296-7471.
A Different Weigh of Living, a group for pre- or post-surgical gastric bypass support, 7 p.m. first Thurs., Orange Regional Medical Center, Community Health Education Center, 110 Crystal Run Road, Town of Wallkill. Assists people in developing and maintaining healthy and moderate eating behaviors. Call 888-321-6762.
Easy Breathers Club, Warwick, meets 1 p.m. first Fri., St. Anthony Community Hospital, 15 Maple Ave., Warwick. For those with chronic pulmonary disease. Call 987-5148.
Families With Bipolar Children support group, 10 a.m.-noon first Sat., Mental Health Association in Orange County, 20 Walker St., Goshen. Call 343-5074 or e-mail
HANDS (Healing and Nurturing Distraught Survivors), 6:30-8 p.m. first Wed., HANDS International Headquarters, 9 Scott Drive, New City. For parents who have lost a child. Services free. Call Ann Carucci, 634-6706.
Insulin pump support and education for adults, 6:30 p.m. first Wed., Orange Regional Medical Center/Horton campus, Diabetes Treatment Center, Middletown. Call 888-321-6762.
New Parents Support group, 10 a.m.-noon first Mon. and 7-9 p.m. third Mon., Orange Regional Medical Center/Arden Hill campus, Women's Health Pavilion, 4 Harriman Drive, Goshen. Call 888-321-6762.
Orange County Foster Parent orientation, 9:30-11:30 a.m. first Fri., 23 Hatfield Lane, Goshen. Call 291-2800.
Osteoporosis educational support group, 6-7:30 p.m. first Tues., Mulberry Senior Center, 62-70 W. Main St., Middletown. Call 346-4073.
Perinatal Bereavement Support Program, 7:30 p.m. first Mon., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1 Campbell Ave., Suffern. For those who have lost a baby during or following pregnancy. Free, reservations requested. Call 368-5297.
Recovery Incoporated support group, first week each month, times and locations to be scheduled. Depression, anxiety, fears and other nervous symptoms. Call Erik, 343-3034.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome support group, 6 p.m. first and third Thurs., 155 Crystal Run Road, third floor, Town of Wallkill. For those experiencing extreme pain after minor injury, usually to an extremity. Call Susan Shafer, 778-2248.
Relatives as Parents Program coffee and conversation support groups, 6:30-8 p.m. first Thurs., Central Valley Elementary School, Central Valley, and 6:30-8 p.m. first Tues., Cornell Cooperative Extension, Middletown. RAPP 4-H Youth Development for children 6 and older, child care for children 5 and younger. RAPP also offers Cafe y Conversaciõn Hispanic Support Group in Middletown. Call 344-1234.
SDRC support group, first and third Tues., St. Patrick's Church, off Route 32, Highland Mills. Call Carol, 928-9252, or Ellen, 534-9465.
Welcome to Motherhood, 9:30-11:30 a.m. first, third and fifth Fri., St. Anthony Community Hospital, Garden Room at Mount Alverno Center, 20 Grand St., Warwick. Pregnancy and parenting classes with topics including bottle- and breast-feeding, postpartum emotional changes, caring for your newborn, more. Call 987-5300.
Support groups that meet on a regular basis.
ADAPT support group for parents, friends and family members of those with substance-abuse problems, 7 p.m. every other Thurs., Milford Presbyterian Church (side door entrance), Milford, Pa. Call 570-686-2484.
Adult children of alcoholics, Sat., beginners: 10-11 a.m., step: 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Goshen United Methodist Church, Main Street, Goshen.
Adult Day Care. Elant at Goshen Inc. sponsors Adult Day Health Care, a medical-model program for daytime nursing home care. Daybreak is a social-model program. Both offered Mon.-Fri. Preregistration required. Call 291-3813.
Al-Anon, Montgomery, 8 p.m. Wed., First Presbyterian Church, corner of Wallkill Avenue and Clinton Street. Call 457-5383.
Al-Anon, New Hampton, 10:30 a.m. Tues., New Hampton Presbyterian Church, 22 County Road 56. Call Judi at 355-7941.
Al-Anon, South Centerville, 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Holy Cross Church, Building 2, upstairs, 626 County Route 22. Call Judi at 355-7941.
Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour hot lines: Orange County: 534-8525; Sullivan County: 295-1010; Ulster County: 331-6360; Pike County: 570-424-8532; Rockland County: 352-1112.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Montgomery, 7 p.m. Sun., 8 p.m. Wed., First Presbyterian Church, corner of Wallkill Avenue and Clinton Street. Call 457-5383.
Alzheimer's caregivers support group, 2-3:30 p.m. Tues., Center for Nursing Care and Rehabilitation, Goshen. Call 291-4186.
American Cancer Society support groups and services as follows. For more information, contact 800-ACS-2345, www.cancer.org. Preregistration required for groups.
Freshstart, smoking cessation program. Look Good ... Feel Better, appearance therapy for women undergoing cancer treatment. Monthly sessions. I Can Cope, information for cancer patients and their families. Reach to Recovery provides breast cancer patients with one-on-one support from a breast cancer survivor. Road to Recovery provides free volunteer transportation for cancer patients to and from treatment. Person to Person provides cancer patients with one-on-one support from a cancer survivor and matches patient by age, cancer site, etc. Breast cancer support group meets monthly.
American Chronic Pain Association starting chapter in Chester and Monroe. For patients and their families living with pain. Call Steven Kavalla, 783-4418, or visit www.theacpa.org.
Bereavement support group, 7 p.m. Tues., St. Joseph's Rectory meeting room, Middletown. To help bereaved people cope with their loss and share experiences, feelings and concerns for the future. Call Deacon Trapani, 344-1087, or 342-7504.
Cancer Support for Women, 10 a.m. second and fourth Sat., Goodwill Church, 2117 Route 208, Montgomery. Call church office, 457-5959, Judy, 457-3314, or Eileen, 361-5565.
Cancer Support Services, call Valerie Garguilo, MSW, CSW, Cancer Support Services, 368-5190.
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transexual support and social group, 7-8:30 p.m. Tues., Synergy of Spirit Counseling and Hypnosis Center, 4 Main St., Chester. Call Gina A. Orsi, 469-5299, 342-2993.
Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc. Bereavement support groups for children and adults. For information on times and location, call 561-6111, ext. 316.
HUGS — Help Understand Guidance and Support for parents in Orange County considering or experiencing psychiatric hospital admission for their child. Call toll-free 866-629-4829.
LGBT teens and friends support group, 3-4:30 p.m. Wed., Grace Episcopal Church, 58 North St., Middletown. Call 856-7272.
Us Too prostate cancer group meets monthly in Middletown. Call 343-7184.
Weight obsession support group, "A Better Weigh," addressing food, body and exercise issues, 6 p.m. Thurs., LifePlex Health Club, ShopRite Plaza, Route 17M, Monroe. Learn how to accept and embrace what you look like and who you are. Led by Lisa Shina, certified therapist. Free of charge; donations accepted. Child care available at no charge. Call 782-2271.
Women's empowerment group, 7-8:30 p.m. Mon., 9 Scott Drive, New City. Free. Call Ann Carucci, 634-6706. Also: 6:30-8 p.m. Mon., Synergy of Spirit Hypnosis and Counseling Center, 4 Main St., Chester. Call Gina A. Orsi, 469-5299; 342-2997.
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