Area Self Help Groups


— Al-Anon, a support group for friends and family of alcoholics, meets at 11 a.m. Mondays at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 309 Pelzer Hwy., and at 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Matthias Lutheran Church, 501 Powdersville Road.

— Celebrate Recovery Pickens County meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at The Dream Center, 200 West D Ave. in Easley. Visit www. celebraterecoverypickenscounty.bellstrike for more information.

— Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 8 p.m. Saturdays in the Parish Hall at St. Matthias Lutheran Church, 501 Powdersville Road in Easley.

— Grace, a support group for those who have lost a child, meets at 7 p.m. each Tuesday at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, 108 Cross Creek Road in Central. Call 864-639-2411 or send an email to kim@robinsonfuneralhomes.com for more information.

— Al-Anon meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays in the Parish Hall at St. Matthias Lutheran Church, 501 Powdersville Road in Easley.

— Cancer patients, survivors and caregivers meet at 11 a.m. each Friday in the lobby of the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System to walk as a group. Call 455-5809 for more information or to join the group.

— Weekly 12-Step, a group meeting for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families, meets from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Sunday in a beige building behind Clemson United Methodist Church, 300 Frontage Road. The first meeting of each month is open to those wanting more information about the group. The remainder of the meetings are for members only.

— Haven of Hope, a faith-based ministry serving widowed persons, meets at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Kimberly Hampton Memorial Library in the the upstairs conference room. Contact Melanie Riddle at 864-338-1394 for more information or visit www.havenofhopesc.com

— The Moving Forward Group for widowed people meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Silver Bay on S.C. 123 in Easley. Call 864-442-1800 for more information.

— A support group for cancer survivors meets from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month in the lobby of the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System. Call 455-5809 for more information.

— Cancer survivors are invited to meet, relax and chat from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. the third Friday of each month in the lobby of the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System.

— A support group for breast and gynecological cancer survivors meets from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month in the lobby of the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System. Call 455-5809 for more information.

— The Better Breathers Club, a support group for those with chronic lung disease, meets from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at Hampton Memorial Library, 304 Biltmore Road in Easley. Call Tiffany S. Linder at 864-561-0720, send an email to tlinder@lungsc.org or visit www.lungsc.org for more information.

— Ark Hospice hosts a Grief Support Group from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Hampton Memorial Library, 304 Biltmore Road in Easley. The group is free. Call 850-7077 for more information.

— Ark Hospice hosts a Caregiver Support Group from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Hampton Memorial Library, 304 Biltmore Road in Easley. The group is free. Call 850-7077 for more information.

— A support group for Alzheimer’s and dementia is held at 2 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at Clemson Downs, 150 Downs Boulevard, in the Corley Activity Center.

— A support group for Alzheimer’s and dementia is held at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Hampton Library, 304 Biltmore Road, in the meeting room.

— A support group for Alzheimer’s and dementia is held at noon the second Monday of each month at Silver Bay, 7027 Calhoun Memorial Highway in Easley. This group is for people in early stages of dementia and their caregivers.

Self-help group meeting information is published on a space available basis. Items can be submitted in writing to P.O. Box 709, Easley, S.C. 29641; in person at 714 S. Pendleton St., Suite D, in Easley; via fax to 864-855-6825; or via email at EASnews@civitasmedia.com. Call 864-855-0355 for more information.

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