Beacon support groups Oct. 20

Posted Oct. 17, 2011, at 3:20 p.m.

Support group listings runs as space permits. Items are due at least seven to 10 days before the Thursday of publication. Email: beacon@bangordailynews.com. Mail: The Beacon, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402

BELFAST — Baby’s First Year Support Group, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Maternal Wellness Center, 111 High St. For mothers, other caregivers and babies under 1 year old. Free. Katy Day, 338-0708, Tuesday or Thursday afternoon, or katyday247@gmail.com.

BELFAST — Cancer Education and Support Group meeting, 4:45-6:15 p.m. second Wednesdays, Waldo County General Hospital Education Center, 118 Northport Ave. For anyone who has or has had cancer, their family members or friends. 930-2500, ext. 4795, msmith@wcgh.org.

BELFAST — Co-dependents Anonymous, CODA, meetings, 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Church, 37 Miller St. Open to all. http://www.codependents.org.

BELFAST — Overeaters Anonymous, noon-1 p.m. Fridays, Unitarian Universalist Church, 37 Miller St. Open to all. Sandy, 382-6446, or Bill, 338-1730.

BELFAST — Peer-to-Peer Education Program for those with mental illness, 3-5 p.m. Wednesdays, Midcoast Mental Health. Course includes information on individual empowerment, family and peer support, relapse prevention, communication skills, coping skills and self-care strategies.

BELFAST — Waldo County Family Caregiver Support Group, noon-1 p.m first Thursdays, Waldo County Home Health Services Conference Room, across street from hospital, 119 Northport Ave. Bring a lunch. Beverages provided. Sponsored by Waldo County Home Health and Hospice. 930-2500, ext. 4795.

CAMDEN — Alzheimer’s Support Group for area residents who have loved ones coping with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, 6-7 p.m. first Tuesdays, Quarry Hill. Cheri Alexander, 230-6237.

CAMDEN — Business Debtor’s Anonymous, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Room 3, John Street United Methodist Church, John Street. 589 3200.

CAMDEN — Midcoast Breast Cancer Support Group. 10:30 a.m. Oct. 11, Windward Gardens, 105 Mechanic St. Merilyn, 372-8858, or Patsy, 236-4034.

CAMDEN — Midcoast Stroke Support Group, 10 a.m. first Wednesdays, Camden Public Library. 273-2090.

CAMDEN — Parkinson’s Support Group, noon-1:45 p.m. first Tuesdays, Quarry Hill. Bring bag lunch. Quarry Hill provides drinks and desserts. Suzanne Miller, 230-6224.

OWLS HEAD — ASK … for Home Care Family Caregiver Support Group, 1 p.m. Owls Head Homestead. Dessert and hot beverages provided. RSVP, joanne@askforhomecare.com or 354-7077.

ROCKLAND — Aktion Club of Midcoast Maine, community service organization for adults with disabilities, 6-7:15 p.m. every other Wednesday, Stella Maris Home, 148 Broadway. 596-6989.

ROCKLAND — Alzheimer’s Support Group for area residents who have loved ones coping with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, 3-4 p.m. third Tuesdays, Knox Center for Long Term Care. Cheri Alexander, 230-6237.

ROCKLAND — Being Mom, Being Me … Creating the Balance, 6:30-8 p.m. second Mondays, Picker Family Resource Center. Drop-in. Free. Wendelanne, 596-8955.

ROCKLAND — Family Information and Networking Group, 5-6 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Mid-Coast Mental Health. Speakers, 4-5 p.m., networking and support meeting, 5-6 p.m. Meetings co-sponsored by The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Maine, or NAMI, and Mid-Coast Mental Health.

ROCKLAND — Keep S’myelin’s, awareness group for those with multiple sclerosis, their families, caregivers and friends, 3:30 p.m. third Tuesday, Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care and Hospice, 170 Pleasant St.

ROCKLAND — Men and Cancer group for men only, 4:30 p.m. fourth Monday, Family Room, Cancer Care Center, Pen Bay Medical Center. Led by social worker Ginny Vaitones. 596-8977.

ROCKLAND — Midcoast Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, and 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Peer-run support group. Heather, 691-3599.

ROCKLAND — Out! As I Want to Be, LGBTQ youth group in the midcoast, 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. Fridays, Room 26, Lincoln Street Center for the Arts. 800-530-6997.

ROCKLAND — Peer-to-Peer Education Program for those with mental illness, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Midcoast Mental Health. Information on individual empowerment, family and peer support, relapse prevention, communication skills, coping skills and self-care strategies.

ROCKPORT — Coastal Family Hospice bereavement support group, noon-1 p.m. second and fourth Fridays, Coastal Family Hospice office, 34 Old County Road. 593-9355.

ROCKPORT — Mother’s Milk Network, support group for breast-feeding families, 12:30-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Pen Bay Medical Center, waiting room across from pharmacy. Free. 596-8337.

ROCKPORT — New mom’s support group, 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Women’s Health Center on the Pen Bay Medical Center campus. Free. 596-8955.

UNITY — Celebrate Recovery, faith-based 12-step program, 6 p.m. Fridays, The Community Center, School Street. Mary @Unityfcc.org.

WALDOBORO — Midcoast Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, 7-8 p.m. Mondays, Word of Life Church. Peer-run support group. Heather, 691-3599.

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