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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Support Group – For girls in their freshman, sophomore and junior high school years. Meets every Thursday through May, 3:30-5:30 p.m., 123 E. Indiana, Suite 100. Call Kimberly Koch at 241-4202.

Child/Parent Grief Support Group – Connections for youth in grades 1-12 and the adults who love them, meets Wednesdays through Nov. 9, 6-7 p.m., Hospice of Spokane, 121 S. Arthur St. Free. To register call 456-0438.


Muscular Dystrophy Family Support Group – Meets the third Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., 140 S. Arthur, fifth floor conference room. Call 533-5470.

Myasthenia Gravis Support Group – Meets the second Thursday of the month, 1 p.m., Deaconess Educational Center. Call 456-5619 or 499-4140.

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill – The Spokane chapter has openings in its next Family to Family Education Course. Meets every Tuesday from Sept. 14-Nov. 30, 6:30-9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Medical Center, 101 W. Eighth Ave. For information or to register call Ron Anderson at 235-4630.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Self-Help Group – (individuals and families) Northside meets the third Thursday of the month, 2 p.m., Multiple Sclerosis Center, 5901 N. Lidgerwood, Suite 25; call Lorrie at 467-0616. Family group meets the fourth Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Rehab, 711 S. Cowley, Suite 200; call Tammy at 292-9548. Valley group meetings will be held at the Valley Hospital and Medical Center, 12606 E. Mission, at various times and days. Call the Inland Northwest Chapter at 482-2022 for information.

Naranon – For families and friends of drug addicts. Meets Mondays, 6:30 p.m., Bethany Presbyterian Church, 301 S. Freya. Call Walt or Lois at 489-6368.

Nicotine Anonymous – Twelve-step support group offering our experience to those who want to quit smoking. Meets Wednesdays, 4:45 p.m., Spokane Valley Community Center, 10814 E. Broadway. No dues; call 926-9804 or 927-1153.

Passages Support Group – Provides peer-to-peer support from primary caregivers of children/adolescents with complex mental health needs. Meetings are on the first Tuesday of the month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Volunteers of America building, 525 W. Second Ave, Passages Parent room. Call 688-1103 or 892-9241.

Parents of Addicted Teens Group – Is forming. For information, call 747-6901 and leave a message.

The Parent Project – Program and support group for parents of teens beginning June 9 at the Sacred Heart Medical Center’s Center for Faith and Healing, 101 W. Eighth Ave. Presented by Conrad Bagley, M.A., and John Hindman, L.I.C.S.W., to encourage parents to improve their parent/child relationship by becoming an empowered parent and reducing conflict. Call (509) 389-2930 for more information, or 458-5889 to register.

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