Mental health support group
For ages 14-18 every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at The Merge. All are welcome. For more details contact Jimmy Bonnell at 277-4973.
Meetings are held in the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Education Room each Thursday and Saturday, 8:30-9:30 p.m. A meeting is also held each Monday in St. Lawrence in the basement of the priest’s house. For more information call 277-4174, 873-6018 (Donna), 277-6666 (Shane), 873-3423 (Kevin) or 357-2317 (Cathy).
Narcotics Anonymous is a group of recovering drug addicts. It costs nothing to be a member. Weekly meetings are held in the education/conference room at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Thursday and Saturday, 6:30-8 p.m. For more information contact Tom at 277-3058 (cell) or 891-1255 (home).
The Compassionate Friends Burin Peninsula Chapter provides
support for parents dealing with the loss of a child, meetings the last Wednesday of each month at The Merge in Marystown from 7-9p.m. for more information call Barbara Noseworthy: 277-1837, Reuben Noseworthy: 826-2919, Maureen Shea: 2773223 or Gwen Antle at 277-0311.
Pregnant? Call the Healthy Baby Club! This Burin Peninsula Brighter Futures program offers friendly support, helpful information, food supplements and prenatal education. Offices are available across the peninsula. Call 279-2922 or toll free 877-7772723
The Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre has a 24-hour information and confidential support on sexual violence. You can call toll free 1-800-726-2743 or visit the website at www.nlsacpc.com.
Regular weekly meetings of TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) are held on the Burin Peninsula. For time and location in your area, call Elvina at 832-3813/5573.
The Overeaters Anonymous Skype/telephone meeting takes
place every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. To take part, call toll free 1-877-738-1742 or email info. firstname.lastname@example.org.
A weekly meeting for individuals and families affected by gambling is held each Tuesday, 8-10 p.m. in the rehab conference room at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. For more information call 891-5030 or 832-3690. If you need to leave a message, someone will return your call ASAP.
The Seniors Resource Centre, 280 Torbay Rd. in St. John’s, has an information line. Call 1-800563-5599.
Family resource library
Sacred Heart Parish Pro-Life Group, Marystown, has a video lending library dealing with a variety of pro-life/pro-family issues. This includes short presentations, documentaries and full-length films. They can be borrowed during regular parish hours (279-1625) or by contacting any member of the pro-life group. Anyone on the Burin Peninsula is welcome to borrow these resources. For more information, contact Margie at 279-3580.