April 02, 2020

Support groups

BANGOR AREA – Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, for those who have a desire to stop drinking, AA hot line, (800) 737-6237, or www.aamaine.org.

BANGOR-BUCKSPORT AREA – Al-Anon meetings, for family and friends of problem drinkers; beginners encouraged. Al-Anon, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, First United Methodist Church, 40 Main St., Brewer (beginners, 5:30 p.m. first Tuesdays); 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Orland Town Hall, School House Road, Orland; 8 p.m. Thursdays, Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High St., Bangor. Ron, 843-5058, or (800) 498-1844.

BANGOR – Alzheimer’s caregiver support group, 7 p.m. second and last Thursdays, Westgate Manor, 750 Union St.

BANGOR – Bipolar support group, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Osprey Room, Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Ave. Darrell, 989-0688.

BANGOR – Chronic fatigue syndrome: recovery, not just coping, CFS-CFIDS-ME, myalgic encephalomyeletis, a neuro-endocrine-immune dysfunction, support group. Audrey, 262-5511, audstar@prexar.com.

BANGOR – Bangor STD clinics, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and 2-4 p.m. Wednesdays. HIV testing and hepatitis C testing by appointment. Clinics $40, no one turned away for inability to pay. 947-0700.

BANGOR – Codependents Anonymous, for developing healthy relationships, 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; New Beginnings meeting for beginners, 6 p.m. Fridays, Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High St. 862-5448.

BANGOR – Confidential support group for those working to gain freedom from compulsion to use pornography, Men for Freedom. Info, Bangor Baptist Church, 947-6576.

BANGOR – First Step Pregnancy Resource Center, support services, options counseling, free and confidential, 263 State St. 942-1611.

BANGOR – Free Indeed Ministries, for adults struggling with unwanted same-sex attraction. Sponsored by Bangor Baptist Church. 680-2045.

BANGOR – MOMS Club, Moms Offering Moms Support, welcomes stay-at-home moms and moms who work part time. Business meetings 10 a.m. third Fridays, Hammond Street Congregational Church. Kids welcome. Play groups 10 a.m. Fridays at the church, Mondays at local park. Kristin, 942-3063.

BANGOR – Mothers & More, Greater Bangor Chapter, for those who want intellectual stimulation, parenting support, play groups and fun, 7 p.m. second Wednesdays, fourth Thursdays, Conference Room 2D, EMMC. Connie, 947-4038; www.bangor


BANGOR – My Choice Pregnancy Resource Center, support services and options for pregnant and parenting women. (800) 773-9595.

BANGOR – NAMI support group for family and friends of those with mental illness, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Osprey Room, Acadia Hospital, Stillwater Avenue. Nancy, 223-5686.

BANGOR – Narcotics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Brandow Conference Room, EMMC. 973-7088.

BANGOR – Nicotine Anonymous, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Conference Room 2, Maine Veterans Home, Hogan Road. 843-7563.

BANGOR – Passages, for bone marrow, stem cell transplant recipients, 5:30-7 p.m. last Tuesdays, Brandow Conference Room, EMMC. 973-7476.

BANGOR – Physical Disabilities Support Group, 5:30-7:30 p.m. first Thursday, Alpha One, 1048 Union St. Family and friends welcome. Fred, 827-7367; or Gaelen, 942-6720.

BANGOR – Recovery Support Group, free facilitated group for alcoholic, addicted and codependent recovery, 1:30-3 p.m. Mondays, Center for Holistic Recovery, 6 State St., Suite 611. 942-7701.

BANGOR – Safe Place, a support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide, 6:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, Brookings-Smith Family Center, 163 Center St. Barbara, 947-7003; Julie, 990-5849.

BANGOR – Spruce Run support groups for women affected by partner abuse. Day and evening groups; child care activities. Details, call Spruce Run, 945-5102 or (800) 863-9909.

BANGOR – Support group for cancer survivors, 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, CancerCare of Maine, EMMC. 973-7476.

BANGOR – Twins support group for parents of twins, 7 p.m. first Thursday, Forsyth Conference Room, EMMC; gayledroy@adelphia.net.

ORONO – Starting Over, a nondenominational support group helping those living single by sharing similar experiences, all ages, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Orono Methodist Church, Oak Street. 947-1124, 947-2427.

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