January 28, 2010 in Features

Spokane Support Gorus


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Mamas and Papas Group – Expecting parents and parents of newborns are welcome to join the new Mamas and Papas group at the Moscow Food Co-op. Group will meet Wednesdays at 9 a.m. beginning Feb. 3 in the Co-op Deli for conversation and informal talks by experienced parents. Complimentary beverages will be provided. Group members also receive a goody bag of samples and merchandise on their baby’s birthday. Join the e-mail list for notifications and special coupons by e-mailing babies@moscowfood.coop. To become a volunteer coordinator, a guest speaker, or attending the groups as an experienced parent, e-mail outreach@moscowfood.coop. The Co-op is located at 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Call (208) 669-0763 for more information.


Lupus Foundation of America, Spokane – Meets monthly; call Marilee Hudon at (509) 325-9465, or (877) 774-2992.

Mental Health Support Group – Meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m., at Opportunity Christian Church, 708 N. Pines Road. Call Marie at (509) 926-5247 or e-mail cornerstone4hope@yahoo.com.

Miracles Study Support Group – For those suffering from anxiety and anger; helping by learning to share miracles. Group is affiliated with teachings of the Ennave Institute. Meets Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., 1911 W. Cleveland Ave.; (509) 489-5140.

MOPS Group (Mothers of Preschoolers) – Meets the first Tuesday of the month, 9:30-11:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. Child care provided. Call Kim at (509) 701-0915 or e-mail kimberly032003@yahoo.com.

Mother-Baby Time Support Group – Wednesdays at the Sacred Heart Women’s Center, 101 W. Eighth Ave. Class times vary depending on the age of your child. Call (509) 474-2400.

Miracle Bonus Mothers of Multiples Support Group – Support for moms of twins, triplets or more. Meets the second Monday of the month, 7 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2715 S. Ray St. For more information, e-mail miraclebonus@gmail.com or visit www.miraclebonus.com.

Multiple Myeloma Support Group – Meets the fourth Monday of each month, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Spokane Public Library, Shadle Branch, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave.; Call Dan or Vicki Jones, (509) 324-2838 for more information.

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America – Meets the second Monday of the month, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Call Helen Anderson at (509) 921-5608.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group - Chewelah/Colville – Meets the second Thursday of the month, 1 p.m., Mount Carmel Hospital, 982 E. Columbia, Colville. Call Kathy at (509) 684-3252 for more information.

Muscular Dystrophy Association – Offers free support groups for individuals and their families affected by neuromuscular diseases, including muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, spinal muscular atrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease), second Thursday of the month, 3-5 p.m., 140 S. Arthur St., fifth-floor conference room. Call Audrey Burr at (509) 533-5470.

Myasthenia Gravis Support Group – Meets the second Thursday of each month, 1-3 p.m., Deaconess Health and Education Building, 910 W. Fifth Ave. For more information call Sindie at (509) 468-0507 or Angie at (509) 456-5619.

Naranon – For relatives and friends of drug addicts. Meets Mondays, 6:30 p.m. at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley; and Thursdays, 4 p.m. at Our Club, 1102 W. Second Ave. Call Vicky at (509) 230-5423; Deb at (509) 921-0361; or Julie at (509) 467-9774 or visit www.naranon.org.

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Family to Family – Meets the third Tuesday of every month; 6:30-8 p.m., Deaconess Health and Education Building, 910 W. Fifth Ave., Room 267. Informal meetings are held the second Sunday of the month, 2 p.m., Perkin’s Restaurant and Bakery, 12 E. Olive Ave. Call (509) 466-9333.

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Schizophrenia – Meets the first Monday of every month, 6:30-8 p.m., Deaconess Health and Education Building, 910 W. Fifth Ave., Room 266. Contact Ron Anderson at (509) 235-4630 for more information.

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