Addiction resources

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 3:30pm

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS / (AA)

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) continues to serve the community with a telephone hotline, online and in-person meetings.

AA online meetings:  http://aa-intergroup.org

The AA 24/7 Hotline:  (207) 774-4335 OR Toll-Free (800) 737-6237

For information about Maine meetings:  https://csoaamaine.org/meetings/

Meeting code abbreviations: BB: Big Book; C: Closed (alcoholics only); D: Discussion; O: Open (all welcome); S: Speaker; ST: Step; T: Tradition; Women only, Men only

MONDAY

Bath – Not Too Tightly Wrapped Group, UCC Church, 798 Washington St., 7 p.m., O

Boothbay Harbor – Monday Night Madness Group, Boothbay Harbor Methodist Church, Townsend Avenue, D/O, 7 p.m.

Damariscotta – Sisters in Sobriety Baptist Church, 4 Bristol Road, O/W/S, 7 p.m.

Damariscotta – Happy Destiny Group, Lincoln County Assembly of God, 672 Main St., Noon, D/O

Newcastle – Eleventh Step Meeting, St. Andrew's Church, 11 Glidden St., O/Med/D/11th Step, 6 p.m.

TUESDAY

Boothbay Harbor - Big Book Study Group, Harbor Peer & Wellness Center, 35 School St.. 6:30-7:30 p.m., O

Newcastle – New Day’s Group, St. Andrew’s Church, Glidden Street, O/St, 9:30 a.m.

Newcastle – Newcastle Beginners Group, 2nd Congregational Church, 51 Main St., D/O, 6:30 p.m.

Wiscasset – Alive at Five, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Hodge Street, O/SP, 5 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Boothbay Harbor – Harbor Serenity Group, St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, Emery Lane, O/L/D, 7 p.m.

Damariscotta – Common Solutions Group, Baptist Church, 4 Bristol Road, O/L/D, 6:30 p.m.

Damariscotta – Happy Destiny Group - Lincoln County Assembly of God, 672 Main St., noon, D/O

THURSDAY

Boothbay Harbor– Living Sober, Congregational Church, Eastern Avenue, O/L/D, noon.

Boothbay Harbor Keeping It Green, Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Atlantic Avenue, Beg/D/O, 7 p.m.

Damariscotta – Rule 62 (Men only) - Baptist Church, 4 Bristol Road, 6 p.m., C/D

Monhegan Island – Island Group, Library, D/O, 6 p.m.

Newcastle – Serenity Big Book Meeting, St. Andrew’s Church, 11 Glidden St., O/BB, 9:30 a.m.

Waldoboro – More Will Be Revealed, Broad Bay Church, Main Street, O/St/T, 6:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Damariscotta – Happy Destiny Group - Lincoln County Assembly of God, 672 Main St., noon, D/O

Newcastle – You’re Never Too Young Group, 2nd Congregational Church, River Road, D/O, 6 p.m.

SATURDAY

Boothbay – Saturday Serenity Group, Boothbay Baptist Church Annex, Chapel Street, 9:30 a.m., O/BB

Damariscotta – Alive Again Group, Baptist Church, 4 Bristol Road, O/Sp, 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

Boothbay Harbor – Sunday Night Steps and Traditions, Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Atlantic Avenue, O/St/T, 6:30 p.m.

Monhegan Island – Island Group, Library, D/O, 6 p.m.

Newcastle – Glidden Street Group, St. Andrew’s Church, 11 Glidden St., D/O,  7 p.m.

Newcastle – Extravagant Promises/Women Only – St. Patrick’s – 380 Academy Hill Road, 5 p.m.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS / NA

Meeting code abbreviations: O - Open Meeting;  C - Closed Meeting for addicts and those who think they might have a problem; D - Discussion; B - Beginners; SP - Speaker Meeting; BT - Basic Text; JFT - Just For Today; 12 - Step/Tradition Meeting; L- Literature; H - Handicapped Accessible; I- Institution; W - Women’s Meeting; M - Men’s Meeting; CL - Candlelight Meeting.

NA Helpline: 1-800-974-0062  / www.namaine.org

MONDAY

Portland - New Beginnings, Portland Recovery Community Center, 468 Forest Ave., O/ B/ D/ BT, noon.

Portland - Unity, 1st Unitarian Universalist Church (use side entrance), 425 Congress St. (at Temple), O/D/CL/Topic, 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Bath - Second Chance, Church of the Nazarene, 191 Centre St., Stanford Hall (at back of parking lot), O/D/12, 7:30 p.m.

Boothbay Harbor - Recovery & Resilience using "Inside Out" Thinking, Community Center, Meadow Mall, 185 Townsend Ave., O/D/H, 6 p.m.

Portland - NA Meeting, Portland Recovery Community Center, 468 Forest Ave., O/D/H, noon.

Portland - Share & Live, State Street Church - UCC, 159 State St., O/S/12, noon.

WEDNESDAY

Augusta - We Do Recover, LINC Wellness and Recovery Center, 38 Memorial Drive, 2nd Floor Education Room, D/O, 5:30 p.m.

Damariscotta - Spiritual Warriors, Miles Memorial Hospital, 35 Miles Drive, off Route 130/Bristol Road, 3rd Floor Conference Room, O/12/H, 7:30 p.m.

Portland - Together We Can, Amistad Peer Recovery Center, 66 State St.,  O/H, noon.

Portland - New Life, St. Luke’s Church, 143 State St., (Use Park St. entrance), O/D/H, 7 p.m.

Topsham - Clean Slate Group, ABC Baptist Church, 1 Elm St., O/12, 7 p.m.

THURSDAY

Brunswick - Back To Basics, Addiction Resource Center, 66 Baribeau Drive, Suite 3, Midcoast Health Services, O/BT, 7 p.m.

Portland - NA Meeting, Recovery Community Center, 468 Forest Ave., O/D/H, noon.

Portland - No Matter What Group, Sacred Heart Church, 80 Sherman St. (corner of Sherman/Mellen), D/O, 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Augusta - Clean and Serene, St. Mark’s Parish Hall, 9 Summer St., O/L/D/H, 6:30 p.m.

Damariscotta - Living Free, Miles Memorial Hospital, 35 Miles Dr. (off of Route 130/Bristol Rd.), 3rd Floor Conference Rm., O/D/H/CL, 7:30 p.m.

Portland - New Beginnings, Recovery Community Center, 468 Forest Ave., O/D/B/BT/H, noon.

Portland - Original Recipe Basic Text, Immanuel Baptist Church (rear entrance), 156 High St. (use Deering Street), O/D/BT, 7 p.m.

SATURDAY

Augusta - Living In Today, Riverview Psychiatric Hosp., Hospital St. Main Bldg., D/O,  6 p.m.

Portland - Breakfast Meeting, Portland Community Health Center, 186 Park Ave., O/D/JFT, 9:30 a.m.

Portland - Principles Before Personalities, Immanuel Baptist Church (rear entrance), 156 High St. (use Deering Street), O/D/CL, 7 p.m.

Al-Anon

Abbreviations: Disc.: discussion; AAC: Alanon Adult Child; Step: Step Meeting

For information about meetings in Maine, call 1-800-498-1844.

Monday- New Beginnings, Parkview Hospital, Brunswick, Noon, Community Room, (Disc.);

Monday- 12 Steps Out, Faith Baptist Church, 144 Mills Road (Route 215), Newcastle, 9 to 10:30 a.m. (Step);

Tuesday – St. Columba's Episcopal Church, 32 Emery Lane, Boothbay Harbor, 5-6 p.m.

Tuesday - Mobius Community Center, Damariscotta, 7 p.m., Candlelight, (Disc).

Wednesday - Serenity, Parkview Hospital, Brunswick, 10 a.m., Community Room, (Disc.);

Wednesday - Serenity, Faith Baptist Church, 144 Mills Road (Route 215), Newcastle, 9 to 10:30 a.m. (Disc.)

Thursday - Parkview Hospital, Community Room (room 2), Brunswick, 7 p.m.,

Friday - Newcastle Daytimers, St. Andrew’s Church, 11 Glidden St., Newcastle, 9:30 a.m. (Disc.)

Friday - First Parish Church, Brunswick, (Pilgrim House), noon, (Disc.).

Saturday - St. Paul Church, Pleasant Street, Brunswick, 8 p.m., (Step).

AAC (Alanon Adult Child)

Adult Children of Alcoholics support group and help for dysfunctional families

Sunday - Parkview Memorial Hospital, Brunswick, Community Room, 7 p.m.

Wednesday - St. Andrews Church, 11 Glidden St., Newcastle, 9:30 a.m.; AAC: 12 step recovery from dysfunctional family childhood.

Food Addicts Anonymous

Since COVID-19: Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous Newcastle Group is gathering by conference call on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. until in person meetings are able to resume.

FMI call Kate at 207-529-5550 or visit website listed below.

For more information or a list of meetings, visit www.foodaddicts.org or call 207- 775-2132

Tuesday - Food Addicts in Recovery, Lincoln County Assembly of God, 672 Main St., Damariscotta, 6:30 to 8 p.m.