Support Groups in the Upstate
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MOMS Club of Spartanburg
This group is for Stay-At Home Mothers wanting a variety of activities, pool days, park days, lunch meetings and mom’s night out. Call for more information.
Loved Ones of Prisoners meets at 7PM the last Thursday of each month, social hall of First Baptist Church, Moore. Call for more information.
NAMI Spartanburg offers understanding, encouragement and mutual support to friends and family members who are faced with a mental illness. Call for more information.
Foothills Fibromyalgia/CFIDS Network Support Group
Foothills Fibromyalgia/CFIDS Network Support Group will meet at 6:30pm the fourth Tuesday of every month in the Gibbs Cancer Center of Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group
Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group meets the third Thursday of each month at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 1002 S. Buncombe Rd., Greer.
Colorectal Cancer Support and Awareness Group
Colorectal Cancer Support and Awareness Group will meet from 6-7 pm every fifth Monday at Gibbs Cancer Center. Call for more information.
Endometriosis Association Support Group for the Upstate
Endometriosis Association Support Group for the Upstate is for women who have endometriosis and would like to come together to discuss tips on how to deal with endo. Please email us for more information.
Circle of Friends, Christian Singles Support Group
Circle of Friends, Christian Singles Support Group will meet at 6pm on Saturdays at the Word of Life Church in Roebuck. Call for more information.
MS Support Group
For more information, call 864-288-6979, 864-836-3683, or 864-836-8237 in Greenville, 864-461-5848 in Spartanburg, and 864-442-7575 ext 620 in Easley.
Manic Depression/Bi-Polar Disorder Support Group
Must be currently diagnosed and under a doctor’s care. Call Linda for more information between 1:00-3:00 pm or 6:30-8:00 pm.
CHADD is a support group for parents with children with ADD and adults with the condition. Meets decond Mondays from 7-8:30 PM at the Center for Developmental Services, 29 N. Academy Street.
CRISISline is a 24-hour, 7-day a week confidential hotline offering a nonjudgmental sounding board for people to talk about life’s struggles. Trained phone workers are available to offer a listening ear and to provide community resources and crisis intervention.
Lyme Disease Network of SC
Information and support, third Thursdays. Call or email for more information.
Healing HEART Grief Groups
Healing HEART Grief Groups meets at 7 pm third Thursdays at First Baptist Church Library, Woodruff. Call for more information.
Grief Education and Support Group
Grief Education and Support Group 5:00 to 6:00pm Wednesdays at Carolina Counseling inc., 185 W. Main St. Call
Kicking Nicotine meets at 6PM-7PM, first Tuesdays at Gibbs Regional Cancer Center Auditorium. Call for more information.
MOPS – Mothers of Preschoolers
Mothers of children from birth to 6 meets at Southside Baptist Church, second and fourth Tuesdays. Call for more information.