Veterans: If you are a veteran in emotional crisis and need help right now, call this toll-free number 1-800-273-8255, available 24/7, and tell them you are a veteran or a family member of a veteran. All calls are confidential.
Counseling: Individual, couple, family and group counseling is available through the Emporia State University Community Counseling Services at the Earl Center, 1601 State St. Information: www.emporia.edu/teach/ccs, 341-5799.
Divorce Care Seminar, a group to find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce. Meetings are held from 6 – 8 p.m. on Sundays at New Life Christian Church, 1505 Rd. 175. Visit www.divorcecare.org or call 342-1144.
The Emporia Alzheimer’s Support Group meets from 7 – 8 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month in the lounge at the ESU Newman division of nursing. This meeting is for caregivers, families and friends of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia diseases. For more information, call Paula Sauder, 342-4939.
The Family Resource Council meets at 10:30 a.m. the second Thursday of each odd month and the Healthier Community Alliance/Local Interagency Council meets at 10:30 a.m. of each even month, both at First United Methodist Church.
Healing Through Hope is a suicide loss support group which meets the third Tuesday of each month in the ESU Memorial Union. Open to age 16 and older. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 620-208-9926.
Hope, a support group for those living with an acquired brain trauma, i.e., from head injury, trauma or stroke and those who experience similar neurological challenges. Members meet weekly at the Earl Center. Registration is required. Information: ESU Community Counseling Services, www.emporia.edu/teach/ccs, 341-5799.
Individualized Education Plan Support Group meets the third Monday each month in Cora Miller Hall, Newman School of Nursing, room 108. The meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. Information: 343-6800, ext. 2602.
Journey Together, a cancer support group meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday of the month. Journey Together is designed for all current cancer patients, caregivers and survivors. This includes people dealing with any type of cancer, and taking treatments at any locations. All meetings are held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1508 W. 12th Ave., Emporia in the parlor. Questions: Shanna Clock at the Central Care Cancer Center, 342-1117.
Look Good, Feel Better is a free program from the American Cancer Society for women dealing with hair loss and skin changes from chemotherapy and radiation. Women will learn specific techniques to make the most of their appearance while undergoing treatment. Sessions are held at the Emporia Central Care Cancer Center, 1401…
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