TUESDAY, DEC. 16
GRANDPARENTS AND RELATIVES RAISING GRANDCHILDREN INFORMATIONAL AND SUPPORT PROGRAM. 10:30 a.m. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Register. Free. (860) 747-5728.
MILITARY AWARENESS GROUP. 5:30 to 8 p.m. To help service members, veterans and family members recognize and be aware of health issues that can occur with reintegration with a focus on the warning signs of PTSD and depression. Family members invited from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Service members/ veterans from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Pre-register. Army Strong Center, 111 North Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-6258, email@example.com
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17
CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. (860) 229-3707.
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Do you suspect food rules your life? Overeaters Anonymous may be the answer for you. It is not a diet club, but a group of people recovering from compulsive overeating. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. There are no fees or weigh-ins. No need to register. All are welcome. Connecticutoa.org, (860) 218-8550.
OVEREATER’S ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Saturdays at 11 a.m. Bristol Hospital Cafeteria Level E, Level E Conference Room, Brewster Road, Bristol. All are welcome. (203) 755-8922.
AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome.
AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome.
BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Wheelchair accessible, off-street handicapped accessible. CTFightsMS.org, 1-800-FIGHT MS.
BRISTOL RECOVERY CLUB. Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Wednesdays at 10 a.m., 67 West St., Bristol.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY. 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Covers all hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Bethel Christian Church, 750 Stevens St., Bristol. There is a dinner at 5:30 p.m. for $4 and all adults are welcome. (860) 582-3995.
AL-ANON MEETING – 7 p.m. every Friday at Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St., Bristol. For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. (888) 825-2666 or www.ct-al-anon.org.
AL-ANON MEETING – 9:30 a.m. every Saturday at First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol. For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. Newcomers welcome. No fee for attending. 1-888-825-2666 or www.ct-al-anon.org.
AL-ANON MEETING – For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. 9:30 a.m. every Saturday at First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol. 7 p.m. every Monday, United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, Plainville. 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St. www.ct-al-anon.org (888) 825-2666.
AL-ANON MEETING – 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. Newcomers welcome. No fee for attending. 1-888-825-2666 or www.ct-al-anon.org.
AL-ANON MEETING- 8 p.m. every Friday night at St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 1025 Stafford Ave. Has someone else’s drinking affected your life? No charge to attend.
AL-ANON MEETING. For families and friends in different locations throughout the week. 10 a.m., Mondays at Plainville Congregational Church, 130 Main St., (Route 372), Plainville. Mondays at 7 p.m., United Methodist Church of Plainville, 55 Red Stone Hill Rd., Plainville and Fridays at 7 p.m., Wheeler Clinic, 91 Northwest Dr., Route 177. ct-al-anon.org, 888-825-2666.
PLAINVILLE MS SUPPORT GROUP. 7 to 9 p.m., the third Monday of every month. Wheeler Clinic, 91 Northwest Dr., Plainville. (860) 793-9589. CTFightsMS.org
GRIEF RECOVERY AFTER A SUBSTANCE PASSING. A support group for families or individuals who had a loved one die as a result of substance abuse or addiction. The last Thursday or each month, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Beacon Falls Congregational Church, 69 Wolfe Ave., Beacon Falls. GraspValleyCt@aol.com, GraspValleyCt@att.net, (203) 231-6705, Pre-registration required. Grasphelp.org.