January 3, 2013 in Washington Voices

Support groups


Life After Loss Support Group – For those who have moved through early grief and need support to move through life after loss; call Eileen Lyons at (509) 456-0438.

Lilac Blind Foundation – “Ex-sighted” group for the visually impaired and legally blind meets second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, 10-11:30 a.m., Lilac Blind Foundation, 1212 N. Howard St.; (509) 328-9116.

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.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m., at Sacred Heart Hospital, 101 W. 8th Ave. Call (509) 467-1250 or (509) 475-6221 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.

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