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February 6, 2014

HEALTH LIST

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F.A.S.T.E.R. (Families Advocating for Substance Treatment Education & Recovery support groups), second and fourth Monday of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Avery Center 126 Pillsbury Road, Londonderry. The free support groups consist of parents and caregivers discussing issues associated with children, teens and young adults affected by alcohol and/or other drugs. Groups are led by trained facilitators who help connect group members with resources. For specific dates and times or to start a FASTER group, email Janis Lilly at fasternewhampshire@gmail.com. Call Sue at 475-1473 for more information.

Women’s AA group, meets every Wednesday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Avery Center, 126 Pillsbury Road, Londonderry. For more information, call 432-9794.

NAMI/Family to Family peer support meetings, are held on the first and third Wednesday of the month, at Westervelt Hall, in the Londonderry Presbyterian Church, 126 Pillsbury Road. For more information, call 432-9794.

Youth Recovery NA meetings, are held every Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Avery Center, 126 Pillsbury Road, Londonderry. For more information, call 432-9794.

A-Anon meetings, are held every Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Avery Center, 126 Pillsbury Road, Londonderry. For more information, call 432-9794.

Vet-to-Vet meetings, are held every Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Friendship Center, 45 E. Broadway, Derry. For more information, call 432-9794.

A Family & Substance Abuse support group, will be offered on the fourth Sunday of every month, from 7 to 8 p.m. at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 231 Main St., Salem. The family informational meetings are open to the public, spouses, other significant adults and adolescents in an alcoholic’s/drug user’s life. This group is geared towards helping family members understand that they are not responsible for the addiction and that they need to take steps to take care of themselves. The group offers speaker presentations, videos and other support information. Call 717-2707 or email mwfsg@comcast.net.

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