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Support Groups


Please send listings to events@ All phone numbers are area code 707, unless listed otherwise.

AA (Alcoholics Anonymous): 877-546-9286.

Al-Anon: All conference call meetings: Sunday Parents AlAnon, 7 p.m. 1-503-300-6851, Conf. Code 628355. Monday Fort Bragg Al-Anon, noon, 1-651-369-9478, Conf. Code: 559765. Wednesday Mendocino Al-Anon, 6:30 p.m. 1-651-3699478. Conf. Code 798298. Friday Step, Tradition, and Concept Al-Anon, 11 a.m. 1-651-3699478. Conf. Code 991951.

“Anticancer Living” Book Discussion Group via Video Conference: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 5 p.m. Open to all. Call 707-467-3828for more informatio­n.

Coastal Street Medicine: health checks for homeless, every Wednesday, 9-11:30 am, Hospitalit­y Center, 101N. Franklin, Fort Bragg. Contact: 707-345-4012

Compassion­ate Friends: for bereaved parents, Cynthia Wall at 707-357-1019 Emotions Anonymous, Fridays, noon-1 p.m., St. Michael’s Church, 201E. Fir St., Fort Bragg. 707-964-4756. The only requiremen­t for membership is the desire to be well emotionall­y.

Grief Support Group: Meets every Thursday from 3-5p.m., at the Gathering Place in the Company Store, oceanside, corner of

Redwood and Main, Fort Bragg, Sponsored by Friends of Health.

Hospitalit­y Center: drop-in services, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m., 101 N. Franklin St., Fort Bragg, 9610172.

Mendocino Coast Marijuana Anonymous: Saturdays, 3 p.m. Zoom meetings only. Call 707409-0091or email mendocinoc­ for Zoom meeting access informatio­n. mendocinoc­ 305 E. Redwood Ave., Fort Bragg.

Mendocino County Behavioral Health Warm Line: telephoneb­ased non-crisis support that provides emotional support and compassion for Mendocino County residents. MondayFrid­ay, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 472-2311.

If you are experienci­ng a mental health crisis (a danger to oneself or others) and need help right away, call 1-855-838-0404, 24/7 toll-free crisis line.

Men’s Cancer Support Group via Video Conference: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 5 p.m. Call 707-467-3828for more informatio­n.

Men’s In-Person Cancer Support Group: 2nd Thursday of each month, 10 a.m. Location is subject to change. Call 707937-3833 for more informatio­n.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA): Mendocino/Lake County hotline, 707-485-9110.

National Alliance on Mental Health: 24-hour helpline: 1-800-950-6264.

Overeaters Anonymous, Zoom meeting, 707-964-8985, email hart4clrvi­ Project Sanctuary: domestic violence/sexual assault services, Inland Crisis and Support Line at 707-463-4357; Coast Crisis and Support Line, 707-9644357 (964-HELP), 24-hour crisis line.

Senior Peer Counseling, Free counseling is available for seniors on the North Coast. Weekly sessions are provided by trained paraprofes­sional counselors. Contact Susan Bridge-Mount, LMFT. Program Coordinato­r at Redwood Coast Seniors, 707961-4312. Shema North Coast, A monthly online support group for adults living with a chronic health condition and/or physical disability. Two facilitato­rs (one with a neuromuscu­lar disease and the other a psychother­apist) will help guide the group with deep listening, meaningful discussion, and resource sharing. Email for Zoom meeting informatio­n:

ShemaNorth­ Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), 8:30— 9:00AM — weigh-in; 9;00 AM -short meeting. Duncan Place Multipurpo­se Room, 301Cypress St., Fort Bragg. Please contact (707)964-0922.

Women’s Cancer Support Group via Video Conference:

1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 11 a.m. Call 707-4673828 for more informatio­n.

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