Published Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Health Happenings in Coweta

From Staff Reports

Listed below are various health-related services, meetings and supports groups in Coweta County.


• Heart Healthy Class

Last Tuesday of each month, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Piedmont Heart Institute, 20 Francis Way, Sharpsburg

Held in the third floor conference room

To register call the cardiac rehab office at 678-854-2970.

• Scleroderma Support Group

Group meets every other month

Bridge Community Civic Event Center, 208 Willow Bend Rd. Peachtree City

For details, call Richard or Barbara Moore at 770-252-1633.

• Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group

First Thursday of each month, 10 a.m.

First United Methodist Church, Newnan.

Call Beth Lever at 770-683-6833 for information.

• Celiac Disease Support Group

Meets second Saturday of the month, 1 p.m. Piedmont Newnan Hospital on Poplar Road

Bistro Conference Room, 0-019

Contact Bill Becker at or 770-683- 2613 or at

The group is a chapter of Celiac Sprue Association/USA.

• Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group

Third Wednesday of each month, 2 p.m.

Savannah Court, 27 Belt Rd. in Newnan

Call Ellie Farrington at 770-253-4402 for information.

• Lupus Support Group

Meets monthly at Country Inn and Suites, 1125 Newnan Crossing Blvd. East.

First Monday of the month, 7 p.m.

For information, call Regina Olmstead at 770-927-1974.

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly

Meets Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.

Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 958 Summers-McKoy Rd. Newnan

First meeting is free, annual dues $28

• Al-Anon Meetings

Mondays 7:30 p.m. Community Christian Church, Highway 154 at Lower Fayetteville.

For details call Barbara at 678-876-0102.

• Cancer Support Group

First Baptist Church of Newnan, West Washington Street.

First Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m.

Next meeting is Oct. 3

For details, call Katie Jackson at 770-502-9097.

To donate or receive medical equipment, call John Weinig at 770-502-1835.

• Survivors of Suicide (SOS) Support Group

Meets second Monday of each month, 7-9 p.m. Room 112 of Crossroads Church, Highway 154 Campus, Newnan.

Meeting is free and open to anyone who has lost someone to suicide.

For additional information, contact Lynn and Nancy Bradley, facilitators at 770-251-6216.

• East Coweta Cancer Support Group

Meets 2 p.m. each fourth Tuesday.

Call Ivie Bowman at 770-599-3245. Email: senoiaunitedmeth@bellsouth. net.

Meets at Senoia United Methodist Church, Bridge & Seavy Streets.

• Narcotics Anonymous

Meets Monday-Thursday, 6 p.m., Fridays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.

9 Perry St., Newnan Club.

For information, call 678-758-3552.

• Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

Meets second Tuesday of the month, 7-9 p.m.

Heatherwood Baptist Church in Newnan, 721 Shenandoah Blvd.

Call 770-502-1984 for information.

• Alcoholics Anonymous

Meetings at Newnan Presbyterian, St. Paul’s, Ramah Baptist Turin UMC, Senoia UMC, Grantville Baptist, and at 9 Perry St., Newnan.

For details and meeting times, call Chris at 770-842-4519.

• Celebrate Recovery

Meets every Tuesday, 6 p.m. begins with dinner followed by group meetings

Unity Baptist Church, Newnan.

A Christ-centered recovery program.

• La Leche of Newnan

Mother to Mother Breastfeeding Support offered.

Call Lara McCarthy at 678-423-9881.

• Amputee Support Group Meeting

For information, call 770-583-2158 for information.

• Stroke Support Group

Meets third Thursday of each month, 4 p.m.

Center for Therapeutic Recreation. Roosevelt Institute, Warm Springs.

For more information, call 706-655-5658.

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