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Self-Help

GRIEF

Bereaved Parents of USA Texarkana Chapter is a support group for parents and grandparents who have suffered the loss of a child. Meeings are held at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at Kids Castle, 2400 Grand Ave., Texarkana, Ark. For information, contact [email protected]

Dierksen Hospice Grief Support Group meets 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the 6500 N. Summerhill Road. Call 870-773-4353 or 903-793-6350.

Grief Group meets at 5 p.m. the second Monday of each month at Queen City Funeral Home. Call 903-796-9669.

Hospice of Texarkana/Hospice of Hope offers:

A new Adult Support Group for caregivers and those affected by the death of a loved one or needing emotional support during the pandemic, meets every other Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Hospice Care Center, 2407 Galleria Oaks Drive, Texarkana, Texas. The first session for this group, lead by Maya Mason, LCSW, is March 3.

Movers and Shakers meets form 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. every Thursday in Central Mall at the tables near Chic-Fil-A.

A men's Widower's Support Group meets from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Hospice Care Center, 2407 Galleria Oaks Drive. Led by H.W. Hall.

An Adult Bereavement Support Group meets from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. every Saturday at the Hospice Care Center, 2407 Galleria Oaks Drive.

For information on any support group, call 903-794-4263.

MEND (Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death) meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at CHRISTUS St. Michael Rehabilitation Hospital, 2400 St. Michael Drive. For information, email Chelsea Stroud at [email protected] or see M.E.N.D. of Texarkana on Facebook.

MEDICAL

Alzheimer's Support Groups:

Forget-Me-Not group meets at 2 p.m. the second Tuesday at Alzheimer's Alliance, 100 Memory Lane, 903-277-1253.

Alliance Support Group meets at 2 p.m. the fourth Friday at Alzheimer's Alliance, 100 Memory Lane, 870-772-6075.

Dierks, Ark., group meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday at Dierks Nursing and Rehab, call 870-451-2101.

Jefferson, Texas, group meets at noon the third Wednesday at Cypress Place, 100 W. Douglas St., 903-665-3903.

Mount Pleasant, Texas, group meets at noon the third Thursday at Titus Regional Medical Center, 2001 N. Jefferson St., lunch is served, 903-577-6593.

Lymphedema Support Group meets from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month in the Outpatient Rehab classroom at 2223 Galleria Oaks Drive. Please call 903-614-4458 for information.

Amputation Support Group meets at 2 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in the Dogwood Room at CHRISTUS St. Michael Rehabilitation Hospital, Call Mae Tariman at 903-614-4000.

Arklatex Lyme Disease Support Group offers resources and information on tick-borne diseases. Call Annette Sharp at 903-748-9182.

Hear the Ark-La-Tex Autism Parent Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Therapy Options, 3410 Magnolia St. Call Shasta at 903-490-1186.

Brain Injury Support Group meets at noon the fourth Friday of each month in the Dogwood Room at CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System. Call Elizabeth Dalby at 903-614-4455.

Coping with Breast Cancer Support Group meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at W. Temple Webber Cancer Center. Call 903-614-2675.

Diabetes Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Monday and 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System, Professional Office Building, 2600 St. Michael Drive. Reservations are not required. Call 903-614-2034.

Miller County Parkinson's Support Group and Care Partner Support Group, for patients and caregivers, meets at 2 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Wadley Senior Clinic, 1307 Trinity Blvd. Call Nancy Bailey at 870-626-3089, toll free in Arkansas at 800-272-2127 or KaSandra Gillbeau at 870-773-2030.

Hempstead County Parkinson's and Caregiver Support Group meets the second Thursday of each Month, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hempstead County Library Community Room, with the first meeting being held Thursday, February 13th. All interested individuals are invited to attend. This group is formed through a partnership of the Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas, Inc.; Encompass Health, and the Texarkana Regional Center on Aging. For more information, call the Area Agency on Aging toll free at 800-272-2127, Ext. 105, or the Texarkana Regional Center on Aging at 870-773-2030.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Arkansas support group meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Southwest Arkansas Counseling Center, 3005 E. 39th St. Texarkana, Ark. For more information, contact Kim Siebert at [email protected]

Stroke Support Group meets at 3:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in Dogwood Room, CHRISTUS St. Michael Rehabilitation Hospital. Call 903-614-4459.

Stroke Support Group will meet at noon on the fourth Thursday of every month in the board room of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital (formerly HealthSouth), 515 W. 12th St. The program is free. To register or for information, call 903-735-5062.

Texarkana Resources for the Disabled Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday bi-monthly at 3015 East 19th St., Texarkana, Ark. For more information, call 870-774-9675.

TexArk Hearing Loss Association of America meets at 2 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of each month at Southwest Center, Room D. Call 870-330-0449 for information.

Tri-States Fibromyalgia Support Group meets at 6 p.m. the second Monday of the month at CHRISTUS St. Michael fitness center. Call Eleanor Mongold at 870-832-3072.

VETERANS

Veterans Helping Veterans Support Group meets from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Bowie County Courthouse. Admission is free. For information, call Sam Cross at 903-278-8953. Officials advise participants to arrive early as the courthouse doors close at 5 p.m.

WEIGHT LOSS

New Boston Weight Watchers meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at New Boston Housing Authority. Call 1-800-521-5566.

TOPS No. 665 meets a 6 p.m. every Thursday at Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, 545 W. 12th St. For information, call LaRue Shelling at 903-826-4005.

TOPS No. 1324 meets at 10 a.m. Fridays at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church, 4000 Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas. Call Sue McKin at 903-559-2016.

Weight Watchers Studio, 3416 Richmond Road, hosts workshops (meetings) at 5:30 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. Tuesdays; 9:30 a.m. and noon on Wednesdays; 6 p.m. Thursdays.; and 9 a.m. Saturdays. Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the workshop. Call 1-800-651-6000 for info.

For a complete Self-Help listing, go to texarkanagazette.com.

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