March 10, 2011 in Features

Support groups



Lorrie’s Footprints – For those dealing with Multiple Sclerosis, meets the third Thursday of the month, 1-3 p.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 7307 N. Nevada St.; Kerry at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, (509) 482-2022.

Loss of a Child Support Group – For those in need of support in loss of a child of any age through death. Meets Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m., Hospice of Spokane, 121 S. Arthur St. Call Eileen Lyons at (509) 456-0438 for more information.

Loss of Spouse – Sponsored by Hospice of Spokane, for those who have lost a spouse through death. Meets Wednesdays, 1-2:15 p.m., Hospice of Spokane, 121 S. Arthur St.; (509) 456-0438.

Mother Baby Time – A support group for moms with new babies. Find reassurance and relief in connecting with other women who are sharing similar experiences – adapting to a new schedule and trying to make the best decisions for the baby and still handling other normal responsibilities. A lactation consultant/nurse specialist will be available to answer questions and offer resources. Meets Wednesdays in September, 10-11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Medical Center, 101 W. Eighth Ave., Main Floor, AVISTA Classroom or Children’s Hospital, Fourth Floor Classroom. Cost is free. Call (509) 474-2400 for more information.

Naranon - Support group for relatives and friends of drug addicts. Meets Thursdays, 4 p.m., at Alano Club, 1700 W. Seventh Ave., or Mondays, 6:30 p.m., at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. Call (509) 230-5423, (509) 921-0361, or (509) 467-9774 for more information.


La Leche League of Greater Coeur d’Alene – meets at 10 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St.; offers mother-to-mother support; Kimberlee, (208) 689-9254; Bonnie, (208) 664-5659; Jolie, (208) 765-4393.

Living Lightly – for those interested in permanently changing fat cells and creating a natural body weight; meets 6-7 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of every month, Shoshone Medical Center, Kellogg; (208) 784-6771.

Mamas and Papas Group – Expectant parents and parents of newborns meet on Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at the Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho, in the co-op deli for conversation and informal talks by experienced parents; (208) 669-0763; e-mail babies@

Man to Man: Prostate Cancer Support Group – meets the first Thursday of every month, 7-9 p.m., Kootenai Medical Center classrooms, 2003 Lincoln Way; (208) 765-5020 or (208) 666-3828.

Mended Hearts Cardiopulmonary Support Group – Meets 3:30-4:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Kootenai Heart Center, 2003 Lincoln Way; (208) 666-2897.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group – meets 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at Life Care Center, 460 N. Gardens Plaza in Post Falls; (208) 773-9372.

Narcotics Anonymous – meets Sundays, 7-8:30 p.m., Kootenai Medical Center classrooms, 2003 Lincoln Way; (208) 704-2336. Meetings nightly at St. Lukes Episcopal Church, 501 E. Wallace Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Call for time, (888) 624-3577 or visit website at

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