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Idaho support groups

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity – meets Mondays, 7-9 p.m.; for location, call Dr. Bob, (208) 784-8891.

AIDS Coalition – For meetings information, call the North Idaho AIDS Coalition, (208) 665-1448; in Spokane, call the Inland Northwest AIDS Coalition, (208) 622-0721.

Al-Anon –Meets Mondays at noon in Room 1 at St. Pius X Church, 625 Haycraft, Coeur d’Alene; 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 417 N. Fourth Ave. (side door), Sandpoint; 7 p.m. at Nazarene Church, 175 Grandview, St. Maries; 7 p.m. (private home) 26049 Morgan Pine Trail in Athol. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6784 Cody St., Bonners Ferry; 7 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene, Room 301 upstairs, 4000 N. Fourth St. Coeur d'Alene; 7 p.m., Seventh-day Adventist Church, Ninth and Jefferson in St. Maries. Wednesdays at noon and 5 p.m. at St Pius X Church, 625 Haycraft; 7 p.m. at Presbyterian Community Church, 1100 College Ave., St. Maries; 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 318 E. Mullan, Osburn. Thursdays at noon at the First Presbyterian Church , 417 N. Fourth Ave., Sandpoint; 7 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 6568 Lincoln St., Bonners Ferry; AA, Al-Anon and Alateen, 7 p.m. at St. George’s Catholic Church, 2004 N. Lucas St., Post Falls. Fridays at noon in classroom 1, and 7 p.m. in classroom 3 at Kootenai Health, 2003 Lincoln Way, Coeur d'Alene; 7 p.m. at Assembly of God Church, 1310 N. Fourth, Priest River. Saturdays at noon at Alano Fellowship Hall, 520 E. Best Ave., Coeur d'Alene: 7 p.m. at Unity Church of North Idaho, 4465 N. 15th St., Coeur d'Alene. Sundays, 5 p.m. at True North Church of the Nazarene, 10583 N. Government Way, Hayden: and 5:15 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 318 E. Mullan St., Osburn. For more information, call (208) 676-0549 or (877) 625-2666; or go online at

Alateen – – For ages 11-19, family and friends of alcoholics, meets daily at 7 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene, in the library upstairs, 4000 N. Fourth St., Coeur d'Alene and Thursdays, 7 p.m. at St. George’s Catholic Church, 2004 N. Lucas St., Post Falls. (208) 676-0549, (877) 615-2666,

ALS Association - meets the second Tuesday of every month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Hospice of North Idaho, 9493 N. Government Way, Hayden. 1-877-201-3610.

Alzheimer's Support Group – meets the third Saturday of every month, 1:30-3 p.m., Kootenai Health's classrooms; (208) 772-2542.

AMEND Center Men's Group – comprehensive educational, treatment and support center for men meets Mondays, 5:30 p.m. at the Courthouse Plaza, 520 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene; (208) 665-2432.

Anger-Management Class – meets Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at AMEND Center, 520 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene; (208) 665-2432.

Batterer Treatment – Classes are 7:15 p.m. on Mondays and 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at AMEND Center, 520 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene; (208) 665-2432.

Bereaved Parents of the USA - for bereaved parents and families who have experienced the death of a child; meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, 625 E. Haycraft Road; Kathy, (208) 773-5684,

Brain Injury Association of Idaho – seeking persons with brain injuries, relatives, professionals and interested community members to join; write to BIA-Idaho, P.O. Box 414, Boise, ID 83701-0414; (888) 374-3447.

Cancer Community Charities (3Cs) - General meetings held at noon on the second Wednesday of each month at the Elks Club, 1170 W. Prairie Ave., Hayden. 772-1820.

Women’s Cancer Support Group – For those who have cancer or are cancer survivors, Mondays, noon-1 p.m. at Kootenai Health's Post Falls Cancer Center, 1440 E. Mullan Ave., (208) 666-3800 or 619-4138.

Cancer Support Group - meets Wednesdays, 1-2:30 p.m. at at Kootenai Health; contact Maggie at (208) 666-2684;

CEA-HOW (Compulsive Eaters Anonymous- Honest, Open, and Willing) - 12 step meeting Mondays, 7-8 p.m. at Kootenai Health's classrooms. Open to all ages who want a healthy and proven way to lose or maintain weight. For info call (208) 765-5402 or (509) 926-4201.

Co-dependents Anonymous - meets Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at the Post Falls Church of the Nazarene, 308 W. 12th Ave. For information, call (509) 590-6055 or visit

Divorce Adjustment Support Group – at Poignant Possibilities, Coeur d'Alene; Darwin, (208) 667-8474.

Divorce Care Support Group of Sandpoint - Beginning Jan. 5, meets Thursdays 6:30-8 p.m. at Faith E-Free Church 2624 N. Boyer, Sandpoint. (208)-265-8904.

“DivorceCare: Surviving the Holidays” - Wednesdays through the holidays from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Dalton Gardens Church of Christ, 6439 N. 4th St., Coeur d'Alene. Child care is available. (208) 772-0541.

Domestic Violence Support Group – meets 7-9 p.m. Mondays and 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Women's Center, 1010 Ironwood, Suite 110; (208) 664-9303.

Fat Flush Plan Support Group – meets Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., Unity Church of North Idaho, 4465 N. 15th St.; (208) 664-1125.

Food Addicts Anonymous – meets Mondays at 7 p.m. in the classrooms at Kootenai Medical Center, 2003 Lincoln Way: for information, contact Becca at (208) 704-1586 or Sasha (208) 704-1999.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous - meets in Bonner County on Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. in the classroom at Bonner General Hospital, 520 N. Third Ave., Sandpoint, (208) 265-4936; and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. at the Sandpoint Gardenia Center, corner of Fourth Avenue and Church Street, (208) 946-9276. Saturdays in Kootenai County at Kootenai Health from 10-11:30 a.m., 2003 Kootenai Health Way, classroom 1, Coeur d'Alene, (509) 990-9412; or in Moscow on Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. at Gritman Hospital, second floor board room, 700 S. Main St.

Gamblers Anonymous Coeur d’Alene – meets Mondays and Fridays from 7-8 p.m. and Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Pius Catholic Church, 625 E. Haycraft Ave., Coeur d’Alene. for information, (208) 503-3884 or (509) 342-4804 or email

Grief Support Group – for those who have lost loved ones; meets 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Kootenai Health, 2003 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d'Alene; (208) 666-3285 or visit

HIV/AIDS Support Group – meets 7-9 p.m. the first, third and fourth Wednesdays of each month at Hospice in Coeur d'Alene; (208) 769-6254.

Idaho Regional Children's Mental Health Council Meetings – third Friday of each month, 12:15-2 p.m., Fox Auditorium at Kootenai Health, 2003 Lincoln Way; contact Marcey Day (208) 704-3473;

Inland Northwest Hypnosis Practice Group – meets the last Wednesday of each month at the home of facilitator John Lundholm, 696 S. Ithaca St., Post Falls. (208) 691-4468 or visit the Web site at

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.

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

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

Mental Health Support Group – For people with any kind of mental health disorder. Families are welcome also. every Wed. 7-9 pm, Kootenai Health Hospital, Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d'Alene. Call, (208) 772-6809.

Mothers of Multiples –meets the second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., Schneidmiller Conference Room of the Kootenai Health Park, 1300 E. Mullan, Post Falls; (208) 666-0699.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group – A support group for people with MS meets from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the second Monday of the month, except for June through August, at Hunter's, 615 N. Spokane St, Post Falls. (208) 818-2150

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

Nar-Anon – Offers support, recovery and hope for the family and friends of drug users. Meets Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. at Kootenai Medical Center in classroom 1, 2003 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d’Alene. Call (208) 215-1504 or e-mail for more information.

National Alliance for Mentally Ill Coeur d'Alene – For friends, family and consumers. Meets the second Tuesday of each month, with the exception of July and August, 7-9 p.m. at ACES Community Building, 410 E. Harrison Ave. Information: (208) 691-9674.

National Alliance for Mentally Ill Far North Chapter –Meets the first Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m. at the Sandpoint Gardenia Center. Also meets the third Wednesday of the month at 8 p.m. in the classrooms at Bonner General Hospital, Sandpoint. June, July and August meetings are from 5-6:45 p.m. Information: 263-7928.

National Stuttering Project, Eastern Washington-North Idaho Chapter – meets the first Tuesday of each month, 7-9 p.m.; (509) 326-0229 or (509) 328-9754.

North Idaho Cancer Support Group – for anyone touched by cancer; 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Lake City Community Church, 6000 Ramsey Road, Coeur d'Alene; (208) 773-5495.

North Idaho Home Educators – meets 1-3:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, Skate Plaza, Coeur d'Alene; (208) 777-2656.

North Idaho Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Support Group – meets at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at Vista Outreach, 127 S. Seventh St., St. Maries; Infant Loss Support Group meets at 7 p.m. in same location on the same day; Liz, (208) 582-1879.

Overcomers Support Group – for the disabled; Sundays, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Real Life Ministries, RLM2, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls; Dave Sims, (208) 704-8409.

Overeaters Anonymous - meets Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 12940 Govt. Way, Hayden Lake. (208) 818-1039.

Overeaters Anonymous - meets Tuesdays from noon-1 p.m., Cocolalla Cowboy Church, 4281 Cocolalla Loop Road, Cocolalla. (612) 599-1096 or email

Overeaters Anonymous - meets Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. in classroom 3 at Kootenai Health, Coeur d'Alene. (208) 659-9606.

Overeaters Anonymous – meets Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Augustine Catholic Center, 628 S. Deakin Ave., Moscow, Idaho; call Melissa, (208) 413-4413.

Panhandle Autism Society Support - Dad's Support Group - Meets the second Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Parent Support Group - Meets the third Saturday of the month from 9-10:30 a.m. Adult with Aspergers Support Group - Meets the third Saturday of the month from 10:30 a.m.-noon. at 1323 Sherman Ave., Suite E, Coeur d'Alene. Childcare is provided, please call ahead. (208) 704-3698.

Panhandle Meth Rescue/Mothers Against Methamphetamine – meets at 11 a.m. every other Saturday at Camelot Estate Clubhouse, 2150 Guenevere's Way, Post Falls; Judy, (208) 659-2839 or

Parents Reaching Out to Parents - for parents of kids with disabilities. Meets Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30 at Harding Family Center, 411 15th St.

Parent Support Group – Meets the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. Informal meet-and-greet followed by a speaker covering a topic relevant to autism. Childcare is provided, call ahead if childcare is needed. Hosted by Panhandle Autism Society, 1322 Sherman Ave., Suite E, Coeur d’Alene.

Parkinson's Support Group – meets at noon on the second Wednesday of each month at the rehabilitation gym at LaCrosse Health and Rehab, 210 LaCrosse, Coeur d'Alene; (208) 664-2185.

Priest River Area Diabetes Support Group – meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at Frank Chapin Senior Center, Fourth and Jackson, Sandpoint; (208) 263-0871.

SearchLight – for the adoptee, adoptive and birth parents/families; meets the first Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., North Lakes Family Center, 611 Lakeside Ave.; (208) 664-5941.

Sexaholics Anonymous – Meets in Coeur d'Alene: Mondays, noon-1 p.m.; Tuesdays and Fridays, 7-8 p.m.; and Saturdays, 9-10 a.m.; for locations, call (866) 291-0914; e-mail

Take Off Pounds Sensibly in Blanchard – meets Mondays, 8:30-10 a.m. at the Blanchard Community Center, 685 Rusho Road. Call Cherie at 437-0176.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 340 – meets Wednesdays, weigh-ins at 6 p.m., meetings 6:30, St. George's Parish, 2004 N. Williams, Post Falls; Willi Brimmer, (208) 777-8929.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly - meets Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. at Kootenai Health, 1300 E. Mullan Ave. (208) 777-2560.

Unplanned pregnancies – Lutheran Social Services; for meeting schedule, call (208) 667-1898.

Vaccination Liberation Support Group – monthly meetings for those who are questioning the safety of vaccines and are seeking information and options; Sandpoint, (208) 255-2307; Coeur d'Alene, (208) 765-8421.