A free virtual multi-week grief program, offered by Lower Cape Fear Lifecare, will be held in October for children coping with death by suicide
WILMINGTON — Lower Cape Fear LifeCare will offer a multi-week, no cost virtual grief care program for children in grades three through five who are coping with a death by suicide.
The group will be held 3–4 p.m. in a secure virtual environment on Monday, Oct. 5, Wednesday, Oct. 7, Monday, Oct. 12 and Wednesday, Oct. 14. Participants should plan to attend all four groups in the series.
Registration is required; to register, email [email protected] or call 910-796-7991.
Al-Anon and Alateen: Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Al-Anon meetings will be held virtually until further notice. For more information and links to local meetings visit https://wilmingtonncal-anon.org/, email [email protected], or call 910-338-9059. For national information: https://al-anon.org/.
Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.): 24 hour answering service. Meets daily; call for time and location. 910-794-1840. All meeting are non-smoking, unless otherwise designated.
Happiest Hour Group: AA meetings at 5:30 p.m. at 1602 S. Front St.
Narcotics Anonymous: Think you might have a drug problem? Call the local NA at 800-691-5427 or visit, http://dev.coastalcarolinaarea.org.
THU., SEPT. 24
AA: 11 a.m. at Wrightsville Beach Baptist Church, 601 Causeway Drive, Wrightsville Beach. 910-256-3682.
AA: 6 p.m. at Silver Lake Baptist Church, 4715 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington. 910-791-9171 or https://www.silverlakebaptist.us/.
National Alliance on Mental Illness: Offers the following support group. Co-occurring Support Group. Meets 6-7 p.m. at The Harbor at RHA, 2023-1 S. 17th St., Wilmington. Details: 910-772-3074 or visit https://namieasysite.com/.
Overeaters Anonymous: 10 a.m.at Ocean View United Methodist Church, 8400 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island. Details: 910-233-3943.
SMART Recovery: A science-based addiction recovery support group. 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (annex), 4313 Lake Ave., Wilmington. 910-409-5507.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly NC 0013, Wilmington: 6 p.m. at Saint Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 12 N. Sixth St., Wilmington.
Wilmington Grief Support Meetup Group: Will now meet virtually at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Free to sign up on zoom. To join visit, https://uncw.zoom.us/j/4971000105.
FRI., SEPT. 25
Celebrate Recovery: Christ-centered recovery program, 6-9 p.m. at The Beach Assembly of God, 6730 Ocean Highway West, Ocean Isle Beach. 910-620-7541.
SAT., SEPT. 26
Overeaters Anonymous: 9:30-10:45 a.m. at Church of the Servant, 4925 Oriole Drive, Wilmington. Free. 910-452-7884.
MON., SEPT. 28
AA: 7 p.m. Monday at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 1401 S. 17th St., Wilmington.
Al-Anon: 7 p.m. Monday at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 1401 S. 17th St., Wilmington.
Aphasia Conversation: Is a peer support group that meets 1-4 p.m. every Monday, to help people with Aphasia to communicate. For meeting location, call MaryAnn at 910-821-1346.
Celebrate Recovery: Meets every Monday at 6:45 p.m. starting with fellowship and dinner followed by a large group meeting from 7:15-8:15 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is for men and women with all types of hurts, habits and hangups – not just chemical addictions. The meetings are held at Sea Side Chapel, 105 Dow Road, Carolina Beach. For more information, contact Tracy at [email protected]
Take Off Pounds Sensibly NC 0477: 5:15 p.m. at 932 N. MacMillan Ave., Wilmington. First meeting is free. 910-233-2331.
TUE., SEPT. 29
Adult Children of Alcoholics or Other Dysfunctional Families: “Big Red Book” study meeting to acknowledge common coping strategies people developed when growing up in alcoholic and/or dysfunctional homes, and how these traits no longer serve participants as adults. Participants learn to find the solution through 12-step recovery work and mutual support. For more information, visit https://adultchildren.org/.
Celebrate Recovery: Meets at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday starting with fellowship and dinner followed by a large group meeting at 7:15 p.m. From 8:15-9 p.m. are support small groups for men and women with all types of hurts, habits and hangups – not just chemical addictions. The meetings are held in the fellowship hall of Myrtle Grove Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 800 Piner Road, Wilmington. For more information, contact Jim at 910-660-2990 or Billie at 910-465-3564.
Co-Dependence Anonymous by the Sea: 11 a.m. at Kure Beach First Baptist Church, 202 Sixth Ave., Kure Beach. Linda B., 910-458-6934.
Gamblers Anonymous: 6:30 p.m. at Ogden Baptist Church, 7121 Market St., Wilmington. Free. Details: http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/.
Nar-Anon: (MASKS ARE REQUIRED) Newcomers meet at 6:30 p.m. Regular meeting 7 p.m. at Masonboro Baptist Church Activity Center (red doors), 1501 Beasley Road, Wilmington. 910-619-9747.
TOPS 025 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): 9:30-11 a.m. at Windermere Presbyterian Church, 104 Windemere Road, Wilmington. Mary, 910-313-0762.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly: 5:30 p.m. at Oak Island Recreation Center, 3003 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island. 910-278-5542; 910-457-9696.
WED., SEPT. 30
National Alliance on Mental Illness: Offers the following support group. Peer Support Group meets 3:30-5 p.m. every Wednesday at The Behavior Health Unit, 2131 S. 17th St., Wilmington. Details: 910-520-9896 or visit https://namiwilmington.org/.
Overeaters Anonymous: noon-1 p.m. at Pine Valley United Methodist Church, 3788 Shipyard Blvd., Wilmington.
— Email your support group listing to Cheryl Whitaker at [email protected]