Bangor area support groups

Support group Meeting times Meeting place Contact Comments
Al-Anon (800) 344-2666
Alcoholics Anonymous (800) 737-6237 or www.aamaine.org
ALS 1 p.m.-3 p.m., third Friday of each month OHI, 25 Freedom Park, Hermon (207) 947-0558
Alzheimer's support group for those in early stages 7 p.m., second and last Thursdays of each month Westgate Manor, 750 Union St., Bangor (207) 947-0558
Autism support group for parents and professionals 6 p.m.-8 p.m., third Wednesday of each month Penquis CAP, 262 Harlow St., Bangor (207) 973-3587
Bipolar 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Wednesdays The Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Ave., Bangor (207) 973-6057
Brain injury support for survivors and caregivers 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Maine Center for Integrated Rehabilitation, 12 Stillwater Ave., Bangor (207) 942-1492
Breast cancer Encore Plus, YWCA, 17 Second St., Bangor (207) 941-2808
Celiac sprue 7 p.m., third Tuesday of each month Old firehouse, Center Street, Bangor (207) 827-2733
Attention deficit disorder 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., second Tuesday of each month Penobscot Room, The Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Ave., Bangor (207) 990-1555 For children and adults
Community bereavement group 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., second and fourth Wednesdays of each month Brookings-Smith Family Center, Center Street, Bangor (207) 262-1810 or (207) 843-7521
Diabetes 1 p.m.-2 p.m., first Thursday of the month Willette Conference Center, St. Joseph Healthcare Park, 900 Broadway, Bangor (207) 262-1836 For those with diabetes and their relatives
Dual Recovery Anonymous 4 p.m.-5 p.m., Mondays Osprey Room, The Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Ave., Bangor For those with chemical dependency and emotional or psychiatric illness
Eating disorders 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Thursdays The Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Ave., Bangor (207) 973-6064 For those with bulimia or anorexia and their relatives and friends
Fibromyalgia 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., fourth Wednesday of each month HealthSouth, 12 Stillwater Ave., Bangor (207) 945-2946
Gastric bypass 5 p.m.-7 p.m., second Wednesday of each month; 4 p.m.-6 p.m., first Friday of each month; 1 p.m.-3 p.m., third Saturday of each month Mason Auditorium, Eastern Maine Medical Center, State Street, Bangor (207) 973-6383 or (207) 827-1987
Parkinson 2 p.m.-4 p.m., third Sunday of each month Osprey Room, The Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Ave., Bangor Family and caregivers also welcome
Gynecological cancer 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., second Wednesday of each month YWCA, Isaac Farrar Mansion, Second Street, Bangor (207) 973-7476
Heart valve 10 a.m.-noon, second Friday of each month Forsyth Conference Room, Eastern Maine Medical Center, State Street, Bangor
HIV/AIDS (207) 990-3626
Interstitial cystitis 6 p.m.-8 p.m., second Tuesday of each month Brown Conference Room, Eastern Maine Medical Center, State Street, Bangor (207) 825-4457 Family and friends also welcome
Lyme disease 1 p.m.-3 p.m., second Monday of each month Brown Conference Room, Eastern Maine Medical Center, State Street, Bangor (207) 732-3448
Lymphedema Noon-1 p.m. or 5 p.m.-6 p.m., third Wednesday of each month St. Francis Boardroom, former fire house, Center Street, Bangor (207) 262-2212
Lymphoma, leukemia, myeloma 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., second Wednesday of each month CancerCare of Maine, Eastern Maine Medical Center, State Street, Bangor (207) 973-7476 Family and friends also welcome
MIGHT: Mental Illness Group Helping Themselves 6 p.m.-8 p.m., second and fourth Monday of each month Leonard Conference Room, The Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Ave., Bangor (207) 947-9208
NAMI: National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays Osprey Room, The Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Ave., Bangor (207) 223-5686 For family and friends of those with a mental illness
Narcotics Anonymous 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Saturdays Brandow Conference Room, Eastern Maine Medical Center, State Street, Bangor (207) 827-6682
Narcotics Anonymous 7 p.m.-8 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday Community Health and Counseling Services, 42 Cedar St., Bangor (207) N/A Step meeting on Tuesday, open discussion other days
Narcotics Anonymous 7 p.m.-8 p.m., Thursdays The Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Ave., Bangor (207) 989-6024 Open discussion
Narcotics Anonymous 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Sundays Little Lads Basket conference room, Main Street, Bangor (207) 989-6024 Open discussion
Nicotine Anonymous 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Thursdays Brown Conference Room, Eastern Maine Medical Center, State Street, Bangor (207) 843-7563
Cancer 10:30 a.m.-noon CancerCare of Maine, Eastern Maine Medical Center, State Street, Bangor (207) 973-7476 Family and friends also welcome
Overeaters Anonymous 10 a.m., Mondays Hospice Entrance, Building 2, St. Joseph Healthcare Park, 900 Broadway, Bangor (207) 973-6815
Overeaters Anonymous 5 p.m., Thursdays Brown Conference Room, Eastern Maine Medical Center, State Street, Bangor (207) 973-6815
Overeaters Anonymous 9 a.m., Saturdays Church of Universal Fellowship, Orono (207) 973-6815
Overeaters Anonymous 4 p.m., Sundays Second-floor conference room, St. Joseph Hospital, 360 Broadway, Bangor (207) 973-6815
Passages: Bone marrow and pre- and post-stem call transplant recipients 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., last Tuesday of each month Brandow Room, Eastern Maine Medical Center, State Street, Bangor (207) 973-7476
Pathfinders: grieving children 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m, Tuesdays, Oct. 1, 2002, through Dec. 10, 2002 Bangor Christian School, Outer Broadway, Bangor (207) 973-8269
PFLAG: Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (207) 667-5621
Prostate "Us Too" 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., first Wednesday each month Room 2D, Eastern Maine Medical Center, State Street, Bangor (207) 973-7476 For men who have had prostate cancer, and their family and friends
Serenity Recovery Group: Recovering alcoholics, adult children of alcoholics and those living with an alcoholic 6:30 p.m., Wednesdays Room 15, Bangor Baptist Church, Outer Broadway, Bangor (207) 947-6576
Spruce Run: women affected by partner abuse (207) 945-5102 or (800) 863-9909
Women Coping with Advanced Cancer 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m., second and fourth Thursday of each month CancerCare of Maine, Eastern Maine Medical Center, State Street, Bangor (207) 973-7476
Women's HIV 10:30 a.m.-noon, third Wednesday of each month (207) 990-3626 Topics include child care and housing
Women Survivors of Sexual Abuse 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Tuesdays The Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Ave., Bangor (207) 973-6057 Not therapy. Call before attending.