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Spokane support groups

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. Free. Call (509) 474-2400 for more information.

Multiple Sclerosis – Meets the third Thursday of each month, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Contact Carole Taylor at (509) 999-5255 or

Nar-Anon – A support group for friends and family of addicts. Meets Mondays, 6:30 p.m., Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road; Tuesdays, 6:15 p.m., Northview Bible Church, 13521 N. Mill Road; and Thursdays, 7:00 p.m., Alano Club, 1700 W. Seventh Ave. For more information call (509) 838-5149 or (509) 590-6459.

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

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Sponsors free education, support and outreach programs that help make life less difficult for individuals and families, including caregivers of children, affected by mental illness. All teachers, facilitators and speakers are trained volunteers with personal experience either as relatives of or as individuals living with mental illnesses. For information, dates, times and locations for courses and groups, or to schedule a speaker to visit your group, call (509) 838-5515 or email

Nicotine Anonymous – Twelve-step support group offering our experience to those who want to quit smoking. Meets Wednesdays, 3-4 p.m., at Partners (formerly Spokane Valley Community Center), 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. Call (509) 926-9804 or (509) 474-1845 for more information.

To have your group that is open to the public included in this listing, send relevant information, including the daytime phone number for a contact, to: The Spokesman-Review, Editorial Department, Support Group Listings, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210.

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