November 22, 2011 in Features

Spokane support groups

 

Adult Children of Hoarders – Anonymous recovery group of men and women who grew up with a parent who hoards. Group meets to explore their commonalities in a safe, respectful manner, discover how growing up in the hoard affected them in the past and continues to color their habits today. Meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, 7 p.m., at 5025 N. Market St. Cost is free, donations are accepted. Call (509) 434-8874, visit www.achspokane.wordpress.com or email achspokane@gmail.com for more information.

Ongoing

Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome – Meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, 2:30 p.m., Women’s Drop-in Center, 218 S. Howard St. Call (509) 455-4249.

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy – Meets the second Friday of the month, 11 a.m., Valley Hospital and Medical Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. For information, call (509) 921-6645.

Rectal Cancer – Meets the fourth Tuesday of every month from 5:30-7 p.m. For information and location, call Providence Cancer Support Center at (509) 474-5490.

Relationships Support Group – Meets at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. The group focuses on building communication skills in all relationships. For more information and location, call Heart to Heart Counseling and Psychotherapy, (509) 747-7147.

Scleroderma – Will meet April 20 and Oct. 21, 7-8:30 p.m., Deaconess Health and Education Center, 910 W. Fifth Ave., Room 263. Call Debbie Liddell at (509) 467-8725 or Roberta Choma at (509) 467-7269. Scleroderma Foundation website is www.scleroderma.org.

Self-Care Connection – Teaches cancer patients about nutrition, daily activity, relaxation techniques, coping skills, etc. Meets Thursdays, 2:30 p.m., Cancer Care Northwest Valley Office , 12615 E. Mission, Suite 200, Spokane Valley; and Mondays, 1:30 p.m., Cancer Care Northwest North Spokane Office, 605 E. Holland Ave., Suite 100. Call (509) 228-1244 to register.

Self-Help for Hard of Hearing People Meets the second Saturday of the month, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 1313 N. Atlantic St., Rock Pointe East conference room. Hearing-aid compatible FM systems and captioning are available. For more information, email shhh-spokane@ hotmail.com or write to SHHH-Spokane, P.O. Box 3281, Spokane, WA 99220.

Sexaholics – Call (509) 464-3376.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous – For local contact, call (781) 255-8825, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Thursdays from 9 a.m.-8 p.m., or visit www.slaafws.org.

Sexually Addicted Men’s Support Group Meets Tuesday and Thursday nights in Spokane Valley. Contact Stuart at (509) 590-8395.

Senior Support Group – Meets Tuesdays, 1 p.m., East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call Kathy Armstrong at (509) 625-6693.

Spokane Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association – Meets the second Saturday of each month, Sept.-June, 9:30-11:30 a.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley St. Email hlaspokane@gmail.com or write to P.O. Box 30818, Spokane WA 99223-3013 for more information.

Spokane County Brain Injury Survivors Support Group – Meets the fourth Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley; (509) 218-7982.

Spondylitis Support Group Group meets to share information and meet others who have shared similar experiences living with ankylosing spondylitis and related diseases. Meets the fourth Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon, Deaconess Health and Education Center, 910 W. Fifth Ave.; contact Joan, (509) 624-8214.

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