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Support groups for those battling addictions

Staff Report • Feb 12, 2014 at 9:03 AM

The following groups offer help and support to those battling addictions.Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous meetings are held regularly throughout the area. For more information, call (866) 360-4929 or visit MANA-E-TN.org or natennessee.org.

SUNDAY Caring Thru Sharing meets from 7 to 8 p.m., at Preston Hills Presbyterian Church. Open discussion, handicapped accessible. Supervised children welcome.

MONDAY Caring Thru Sharing meets from 7 to 8 p.m., at Preston Hills Presbyterian Church. Open discussion, handicapped accessible. Supervised children welcome.

TUESDAY Clean and Free Group meets from 7 to 8 p.m., at Bays Mountain Baptist Church, 2000 Meadowview Parkway, Kingsport. Open discussion.

WEDNESDAY Norton group meets at 7 p.m., at Norton United Methodist Church. For more information, call (276) 523-8300.

THURSDAY Caring Thru Sharing meets from 7 to 8 p.m., at Preston Hills Presbyterian Church. Open discussion, handicapped accessible. Supervised children welcome.Rose Hill group meets at 7 p.m., at Rose Hill, Va., Baptist Church. For more information, call (276) 346-3590.

FRIDAY Clean and Free Group meets from 7 to 8 p.m., at Bays Mountain Baptist Church, 2000 Meadowview Parkway, Kingsport. Open discussion.St. Charles group meets from 7 p.m., at St. Charles, Va., Church of God. For more information, call (276) 346-3590.Nar Anon

Nar-Anon Family Group, a support group for family and friends of people with addiction problems, meets at 7 p.m., Mondays at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 603 Sunset Drive, Johnson City. Please enter by back door. For more information, call (423) 972-2974.AA meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held daily in the area. For more information, call the AA hotline in Kingsport and Bristol at 968-2020 or visit the East Tennessee Intergroup website at www.etiaa.orgAl Anon

Al Anon Family groups meet:

• Mondays at 8 p.m., at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, corner Broad and Sevier, Kingsport. Use the Sevier Street entrance across from Sevier Center Medical Office Building.

• Tuesdays at noon, (Al Anon Family Group) at the Renaissance Center Room 314, 1200 E. Center St., Kingsport.

• Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m., (Survivors Al-Anon) at Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church, Jonesborough.

• Thursdays at 8 p.m., the Market Street Al Anon Family Group, at the Renaissance Center, Room 314, 1200 E. Center St., Kingsport.

• Saturdays at 5:30 p.m., at REBOS Building 213 E. Maple St., Johnson City.Addiction recovery

Tobacco Cessation Quit Line is available by calling 224-2356.

Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step faith-based recovery program, meets at 6 p.m., Sundays, at First Baptist Church, 441 Clay St., Kingsport. For more information, call 247-4122, ext. 239.

SAMSON (Steps and More Strength Overcoming Narcotics) Support Group, which helps individuals overcome addictions, meets at 7 p.m., Mondays at His Ministries, 407 Wood Ave., Big Stone Gap, Va. For more information, call (276) 523-7447.

Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step, faith-based recovery program, meet at 6 p.m., Tuesdays at Kingsport Community Church, 2316 Memorial Blvd., Kingsport. For more information, call 246-2212.

Moral Reconation Therapy Group, for teens, meets at 2 p.m., Wednesdays at Wise County Behavioral Health Services. To pre-register, call (276) 523-8370.

Buddhism & Recovery, an alternative recovery group, meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., the first and third Saturdays of the month at Appalachian Dharma & Meditation Center, 108 W. 10th Ave, Johnson City.

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