GRIEF SUPPORT AND EDUCATION sessions are now offered in Pelican Rapids at The Welcome  Place first Monday of each month from 1 – 2 p.m., unless a holiday falls on that date. All sessions are open to any adult grieving the death of a loved one; the classes are free and confidential. No preregistration is required. The classes are facilitated by staff from Lakeland Hospice of Fergus Falls. If you have questions, please call The Welcome Place, Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays at 218-863-2260.

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NEW CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: Trinity Lutheran Church Social Room. First Sunday of each month at 7 p.m.

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BREAST FEEDING SUPPORT GROUP Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. in the OB Dept at Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes. 847-0804.

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THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI) of Minnesota sponsors free support groups for families who have a relative with a mental illness. Led by trained facilitators who also have a family member with mental illness, the support groups help families develop better coping skills and find strength through sharing their experiences.  A family support group meets in Moorhead on the second Thursday of each month, from 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Moorhead Public Library, 118 5th St. S., in the lower level small meeting room. For information contact Lyn, Denise or Ruth at 218-443-5286 or namimoorhead@namimn.org.

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AA MEETING Sunday morning at Pelican Rapids Public Library  8:00 a.m. tfnc

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AA ALANON  open meeting at St. Mary’s of the Lakes Church every Friday night until Labor Day 8:00 p.m. tfnc

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GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS meets every Thursday evening 7:00 p.m. at the Cormorant Lutheran Church.   tfc

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MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP – Tuesdays 1-3 p.m., New York Mills Government Building, 119 North Tousley, New York Mills, MN     tfc

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WeEkEnders Newcomers AA Group, 1 Hour Open Meeting Saturdays at 12 Noon at 215 East Junius, Fergus Falls, MN Non-smoking, handicap accessible. tfc

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LAKELAND HOSPICE offers Grief Support and Education for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one. Location: Sheridan House – Private Dining Room 808 South Sheridan St. Fergus Falls. The groups are confidential and free of charge.  Park either on the street or in the South parking lot 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 4th Tuesday of each month from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. For more information call 888-820-7885 or 218-998-1400. 2-1-tfc

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PREGNANCY AND INFANT LOSS GROUP This is an ongoing support group for anyone who has experienced the death of a baby through pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or in the first year of life. Third Thursday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Detroit Lakes office of Hospice of the Red River Valley, 1111 Hwy 10, unless otherwise noted. Tel. (218) 234-9107 or (800) 237-4629. tfn

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Youth Journeys This is an occasional program for young people, ages 6 to 18, who have lost a loved one through death. Adults are required to accompany children. Please contact the Fargo office of Hospice of the Red River Valley  for more information. Tel. (800) 237-4629. tfc

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FERGUS FALLS Support & Education for Adults Please note a change in location to our new Lakeland Hospice Offices 805 Channing Ave. East (The former Eisenhower School building) 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1:30 p.m.— 2:30 p.m. 4th Tuesday of each month from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. 8-29tfc

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AA meets at Erhard City Hall every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.

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CAREGIVER SUPPORT AND EDUCATION will meet every third Thursday from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the conference room of the LR Healthcare’s Cancer Care Center, 980 Cascade St. South, Fergus Falls.

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ALZHEIMER’S/DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP last Thursday monthly from 12-1 p.m. at Oak Crossing – Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes. Contact Jenna Miller 844-8376.

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CANCER SUPPORT GROUP last Wednesday monthly at 7 p.m. in the EMS Conference Room at Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes. Contact Jen Frank 847-0883.

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LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP 2nd Thursday monthly from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at Oak Crossing – Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes. Contact Jenna Miller 844-8376.

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