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Periphral Neuropathy Support Group – meets the second Thursday of each month, except December, 7-8:30 p.m., Rockwood Clinic, 400 E. Fifth, second floor Conference Room 4. For further information, call 327-3312.

Polycystic Kidney Disease – Inland Northwest Chapter. Support, education and awareness for anyone affected by PKD, the most common genetic life-threatening disease. Meets first Mondays, 6:30 p.m., Kootenai Medical Center, Classroom 3. Call Karine at (208) 762-5939.

Schizophrenia Support Group – meets the first Monday of every month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at The Community Mental Health Center, 107 S. Division, Room J. Call 235-4630.

Scleroderma Support Group – meets the third Thursday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m., Deaconess Health and Education Center 910 W. Fifth, Room 263. Call Debbie at 467-8725. Scleroderma Foundation Web site is

Self-Help for the Hard of Hearing – meets the third Saturday of every month, 9:30-11 a.m. in the Kootenai Medical Center classrooms. Call (208) 667-6653.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous – for local contact or visit, call (781) 255-8825, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6:00 p.m and Thursdays from 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sexaholics Anonymous – Meets in Coeur d’Alene on Thursdays from noon-1 p.m. For locations call 1-866-291-0914; e-mail

Smart Recovery – Alternative/addition to 12-step program, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday meetings. Call 534-8713.

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) – network for victims of clergy sexual abuse. Spokane chapter meets at 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays at 712 W. Nora. Call 991-8834 or Michael at 701-4730.

Support Group for New Moms – Mother-Baby Time is a new support group for new moms and mothers-to-be. Meets every Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Women’s Center at the Medical Center Building, 820 S. McClellan St. Suite 226. For information call 474-2400.

Spokane Parent to Parent Support Group – For parents that have children with disabilities. The group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month (call for times), The Arc of Spokane, 127 W. Boone. Call 328-6326; fax, 328-6342; or e-mail,

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) – meets at 8 a.m. Fridays at Reardan Presbyterian Church, 150 W. Spokane Ave. Call 244-3708.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) – Mondays at 5:30 weigh in, 6:30 meeting. Cheney Community Church, Third and Fern St., Cheney. Call Kirby Clark at 235-4868.

Vaccination Liberation Support Group – a group for those who are questioning the safety of vaccines and are seeking information and options. Call for monthly meeting times. Sandpoint (208) 255-2307, .

Valley Medical Center Grief Support Group – at Valley Medical Center. Call 473-7145 for dates and times.

Veterans Outreach Center – free counseling for male and female veterans sexually assaulted or harassed during their military service, and for war zone veterans and significant others. Call 444-8387 for an appointment.

Victim/Survivor Support Group – meets the first and third Thursdays of each month, 7-9 p.m. Call 477-3646.

Well Spouse Support Group – meets on the second Wednesday of every month, Providence Center for Faith and Healing. Call 220-7124.

YWCA Domestic Violence Support Groups – for women who have experienced abuse in relationships. Free and confidential. Child care available. 829 W. Broadway. Call 326-1190, ext. 139.

Adolescent Support Group – For children having trouble understanding and coping with chronic illness in a family. This group meets from 5:30-7 p.m. at Holy Family Hospital on Mondays. The cost is free. Call 533-5470 for information.

Adult Adoptee Group – For adult adoptees to examine how having two families of origin affects adult life and relationships, exploration of search and reunion; facilitated by the Children’s Home Society. Call 747-4174.

AIDS Coalition – For support group meetings in and around the City of Spokane, call the Inland Northwest AIDS Coalition; 622-0721. For meetings in North Idaho, call the North Idaho AIDS Coalition at (208) 665-1448.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Spokane Central Office, Public Information Committee, 1614 W. Riverside, LL-55. Call 624-1442.

Al-Anon Family Groups – For families and friends of problem drinkers. Groups include: Al-Anon, Alateen and Al-Anon Adult Children meet at Spokane Literature Center, 1614 W. Riverside, LL-40. Call 456-2125. Spanish group meets Fridays from 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church, 18th and Freya. Call Maria Elena at 329-1140 for information.

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Group – facilitated by Audrey Burr, A.C.S.W. meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month, 3 p.m. 140 S. Arthur, fifth floor conference room. Call 533-5470.

Alzheimer’s Support Group – Contact the Inland Northwest Alzheimer’s Association at 483-8456 for locations and times throughout Spokane,Grant, Whitman and Kootenai counties.

Alzheimer’s Support Group – meets the third Saturday of every month from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Kootenai Medical Center’s classrooms. Contact (208) 772-2542.

Alzheimer’s Support Group, South Hill – The Waterford on the South Hill hosts meetings the third Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m. Call Kelle Madden at 536-2929.

Beats and Rythms – for young adults with congenital heart disease. Meets second Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Sacred Heart Hospital, Notre Dame-Bernard Morin Room, 20 W. Ninth. Call 893-9071.

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