Published Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Health Happenings: Support groups offered locally


Groups and classes supporting the physical, mental and emotional health of area residents are offered locally each month or more often. They include:

• 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

• Alzheimer’s Disease

Support Group

Next meeting is Dec. 19, 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

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly

Thomas Crossroads Area

Meet Mondays with weigh-in

at 6:15 p.m., meeting to follow

Community Christian Church,

1717 Hwy. 154, Sharpsburg

For details call Ruth at 770-254-8913.

• Al-Anon Meetings

Mondays 7:30 p.m.

Community Christian Church, Highway 154 at Lower Fayetteville.

For details call Barbara at 678-876-0102.

• Diabetes Support Group

at Piedmont Newnan Hospital

Meets second Tuesday, every

other month, 7 p.m.

Next meeting is in January

Conference Room #1 at the

Hospital on Poplar Road

• Cancer Support Group

First Baptist Church of Newnan,

West Washington Street.

First Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m.

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.

• 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.

• Overeaters Anonymous

St. Andrew’s in the Pines

Episcopal Church, Peachtree City.

Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.. and Saturday,

8:30 a.m.

For details, call Barbara at 770-502-1358.

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