Sup­port Groups

Calhoun Times - - SECOND FRONT -

Need help cop­ing with the stresses of life? The Cal­houn Times is run­ning this col­umn de­tail­ing sup­port groups in the area.

The Life Choice Hospice Be­reave­ment Sup­port Group will be meet­ing the 2nd Tues­day of each month. The sup­port group is open to any­one in the com­mu­nity who would like to at­tend. The of­fice and sup­port group are lo­cated at 189 Pro­fes­sional Court, Suite 300, Cal­houn. For In­for­ma­tion, con­tact Jen­nifer at 706-602-9001. “Grief shared is grief di­min­ished.” – Rabbi Earl Groll­man

Day­time Al Anon meet­ing at 11 a.m. on Wed­nes­day morn­ing’s at Christ the King Lutheran Church on 623 S Thorn­ton Ave, Dal­ton, GA 30720.

The Cal­houn Preg­nancy Cen­ter Inc., lo­cated on the cor­ner of Peters Street and East Bel­mont Drive, is open every Mon­day, Tues­day and Fri­day from noon un­til 4 p.m. The cen­ter is also open each Thurs­day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Satur­day avail­able by ap­point­ment only. Closed Wed­nes­days and Sun­days. The preg­nancy help cen­ter of­fers free preg­nancy tests and Bi­b­li­cal lay coun­sel re­gard­ing abor­tion risks and pro­ce­dures, devel­op­ment of the baby, adop­tion, sex­ual pu­rity, and the risks of STDs. The cen­ter also of­fers prac­ti­cal helps for mom and baby with ma­ter­nity and baby clothes, di­a­pers and baby care prod­ucts, and even some baby fur­ni­ture when avail­able. The cen­ter is pleased to an­nounce that through its new project, “Baby Sleep Safely,” it will be of­fer­ing new bassinets and cribs to loan out to par­ents in deep­est need, re­turned and used again by more clients later. To visit the cen­ter, call 706- 625- 5768 to make an ap­point­ment. Walk- ins are al­ways wel­come dur­ing op­er­at­ing hours.

Nar­conon re­minds fam­i­lies that abuse of ad­dic­tive phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal drugs is on the rise. Learn to rec­og­nize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Nar­conon for a free brochure on the signs of ad­dic­tion for all types of drugs. Nar­conon also of­fers free screen­ings and re­fer­rals. 800-4311754 or Pre­scrip­tionabuse.org.

La Leche League of Cal­houn and Rome of­fers free breast­feed­ing sup­port and in­for­ma­tion. The meet­ings are open to all moth­ers (chil­dren also wel­come), ex­pec­tant moth­ers and women in­ter­ested in breast­feed­ing. Cal­houn lo­ca­tion meets the se­cond Mon­day of each month at 10 a.m. Lead­ers are avail­able to an­swer ques­tions. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Erin at 706-234-3980 or email at LLLCal­hounRome@ gmail.com.

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