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Support Groups - Ongoing Monday

Chronic Pain Support Group. 10am–noon. Second and fourth Monday. Suffering pain every week is hard! Our hope is to share our coping methods, be understanding and be prayer warriors for each other. Sponsored by Crossroads Fellowship .
(http://crossroads.org/) For information contact Mary Hilbert, 919-616-8978, su4fun@yahoo.com

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous. 7pm. Mondays. We are an international fellowship of men and women who have experienced difficulties in life as a result of the way we used to eat. Through shared experience and mutual support, we help each other to recover from the disease of food addiction. White Plains Methodist Church, 313 SE Maynard Rd., Cary. Contact: Kathryn, 919-467-8568 or Anne, 919-977-7648.

Yoga For People Living With or Surviving Cancer. 11am–12:30pm. Mon. and Thurs. A welcoming class for people who are new to yoga or who want to increase their flexibility, strength and stamina. UNC Comprehensive Support Program, 6013 Farrington Road, Chapel Hill. Call: 919-966-3494. $5 and scholarships possible.

Support Groups - Ongoing Tuesday

The Holistic Moms Network Monthly Meeting. 10:30am. Third Tuesday. The Holistic Moms Network is a non-profit support and educational resource for parents with an interest in natural health, holistic living and mindful parenting. We host a monthly meeting on a variety of healthy living topics as well as playgroups and other fun events! We invite you to join us at a meeting and start connecting with like-minded families in the area. Free. Location: Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique, 2845 Jones Franklin Rd. Visit: http://trianglenc.holisticmoms.org

Cancer Support Group. 7–8pm. Fourth Tuesday. St. Francis United Methodist Church, 2965 Kildare Farm Rd., Cary 27518. 919-362-1666, ext. 30. email: SFUMCcancersupportgroup@gmail.com

Breast Cancer Support Groups. 6:30–8:30pm. Second Tuesday. Patients receive counseling, guidance and information from our professional counselors and from other patients during these sessions. Duke Cancer Patient Support Program. Call 919-684-4497 for more information. http://tinyurl.com/hpegqzp

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous. 7–8:30pm. Tuesdays. We are an international fellowship of men and women who have experienced difficulties in life as a result of the way we used to eat. Through shared experience and mutual support, we help each other to recover from the disease of food addiction. Location: Bethel Church, 7904 S NC 55 Hwy., Willow Springs, NC. Contact: Kathryn: 919-467-8568 or Anne: 919-977-7648.

Support Groups - Ongoing Wednesday

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous Meeting. noon–1pm. Wednesdays. Stop Dieting. H.O.W. is another solution for people who struggle with dieting and/or weight control. Free. Grace Lutheran Church, 5010 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. Visit: www.ceahow.org

Cancer Caregiver Support Group. 4–5:30pm. First and third Wed. Caregivers of cancer patients are invited to join our support group. Duke Cancer Patient Support Program. Call 919-684-4497 for more information. http://tinyurl.com/hpegqzpt

La Leche League of Chapel Hill. 7pm. Second Wednesdays. Meets at the Women’s Birth & Wellness Center. 930 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. For more info, call Pam Freedman, 919-932-6885.

Chronic Pain, Arthritis, Fibromyalgia Support Group. 1:30pm. Third Wed. Monthly meetings with speakers, support, resources and friendship. Free. Location: Cary Rex Wellness Center. Classroom 1, 1515 Cary Parkway, Cary. 919-387-0080.

Support Groups - Ongoing Thursday

Coping with Motherhood Support Group. First and third Thursday mornings of each month. Mother-to-Mother Support Group for Perinatal Mood Disorders, facilitated by Nancy Albrecht, RN, MA, IBCLC. Women’s Birth and Wellness Center, 930 MLK Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill.
www.ncbirthcenter.org. Please call Nancy for details before coming to class at 919-933-3301, ext. 207.

Fibromyalgia/Arthritis/Chronic Pain/Joint Replacement Support Group. 1:30–3:30pm. Third Thursday. Everyone welcome. Location: Classroom 1, Rex Wellness Center, 1515 SW Cary Parkway, Cary. For information call: 919-387-0080.

Breastfeeding Class. 6:30pm. First Thursdays. (third Thursday added when registration demands.) Have all your breastfeeding questions answered by a Certified Lactation Consultant. Moms and dads are welcome. Free for patients; $25 for non-patients. Call to register at Women’s Birth & Wellness Center, 930 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 2nd floor, Chapel Hill. 919-933-3301. More info at

Yoga For People Living With or Surviving Cancer. 11am–12:30pm. Thurs. See Monday listing for details.

Survivors of Suicide. Wake Forest. 6:30–8pm. Every second Thursday monthly. Wake Forest United Methodist Church Recovery Room (1A and Hwy. 98 bypass). For more information call Carolyn Zahnow at 919-368-6286, Visit: www.wakeforestsos.com

Survivors of Suicide. Chapel Hill. 7pm. Second and fourth Thursdays of each month at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Blvd. Contact: Jodi Flick, Call: 919-962-4988 or email: joflick@email.unc.edu

Parkinson’s Association of the Carolinas Support Group. 1:45–2:45pm. Every fourth
Thursday of the month. Heritage of Raleigh, 1200 Carolos Drive, Raleigh. For more information, contact Nancy Davison at nancyd@qilady.com or 919-215-0204.

MS Society Support Group. Young adults group and multiple adult support groups meet once a month in the Triangle area. For meeting locations and times, call 1-800-FIGHT-MS or visit www.nationalmssociety.org

North Raleigh Celiac Disease Support Group. 7–9pm. Third Thursday, except for July and August. Rex Hospital, Raleigh. Our agenda items include current research information and publications; group problem solving; sharing recipes and information from members; what to buy and where to shop, decoding FDA labels; guest speakers; tastings; and more. Contact: Patricia Berger, Email: lpberger@bellsouth.net before attending.

La Leche League South Durham. 10:30am. Third Thursdays. Meets at Eno River Unitarian Church in the nursery, 4907 Garrett Rd. Durham. For more information call Becky Harris 919-627-4657.

Support Groups - Ongoing Friday

Baby Wearing & Cloth Diapering Classes. First Sat. Monthly Baby Wear Class and third Sat. Monthly Cloth Diapering Class. Searching for the right cloth diaper or baby wearing option can be overwhelming. Join your fellow expectant and/or experienced parents for our very hands-on classes! Open to everyone, no need to sign up. Women’s Birth & Wellness Boutique, 930 MLK Jr. Blvd. Chapel Hill. Phone: 919-537-7055, or visit: www.ncbirthcenter.org/calendar

Free Infant Craniosacral Clinic. 2-4pm. 4th Saturday. Women’s Birth and Wellness Center, 930 MLK Blvd., Room 304, Chapel Hill. For more information call: 919-537-7055 or visit: www.ncbirthcenter.org/calendar/

The Triangle Sarcoidosis Support Group. 10am second Saturday. We are creating an environment of support, education and awareness on sarcoidosis; what it is and how to live with it. We share resources and provide knowledge based support to include webinars, videos and speakers. If you, or someone you know, has sarcoidosis, go to www.meetup.com/Triangle-Sarcoidosis-Support-Group to join.