For some, the start of the holiday season is not joyous or exciting.
But support groups can be a fantastic resource for those who need help, and there are a few support groups here in Greenfield or just next door that meet at local churches or organizations.
Abuse Recovery: Abuse comes in many different forms. Meet with real people that have encountered, and are recovering, from a wide variety of different forms of abuse. For more information, call Elim Tabernacle at 414-282-1170, 8 a.m. to noon, Monday to Friday (or leave voice message), or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Addiction Recovery: Meet people who are living life free of alcohol, drugs, pornography and sexual addictions. Without shame or stereotyping, receive compassionate and careful consultation. For more information, call Elim Tabernacle.
Al-Anon meetings: Families of problem drinkers can find relief for themselves and hope for their loved ones. Visit the Pass It On Club website for meeting times or call 414-541-6923.
Alateen meetings: A fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone's else's drinking. Visit the Pass It On Club website for meeting times or call 414-541-6923.
Alcoholics Anonymous: A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Visit the Pass It On Club website.
Cocaine Anonymous: A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction. Visit the Pass It On Club website.
Divorce Recovery: An ongoing support group where you can be encouraged and supported to continue to grow after a divorce. For more info contact Gina Kuemmel at St. Gregory the Great at 541-3720 Ext. 238, or email@example.com (via Our Lady of Lourdes)
Mental Illiness: By sharing stories and putting a name and face to the story, we will help overcome the stigma of mental illness. This group is open to all persons with mental illness, family members, loved ones and any other people who care to join us and want to learnmore about mental illness. Contact Sister Ann Catherine Veierstahler at 414-384-6535 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Celine Stanly at 414-281-6499. (via Our Lady of Lourdes)