Bipolar and depression disorders
Abutment Group. An informal group for addicts or alcoholics in recovery who are dealing with issues of depression or bipolar disorder. Their regular meetings occur near Carolinas Medical Center (Ascension Lutheran Church). Call Bill (a group leader) at 336-977-1405 any day 1pm-9pm or Craig (a group leader) at 704-807-5095 any day 9am-6pm. http://www.abutmentgroup.com/
Charlotte Mothers of Multiples (twins, triplets…) (CMOMs). This group provides support, education, mutual support, and fun for mothers or prospective mothers of twins, triplets, quads, and more. There are monthly face-to-face support groups along with a wide variety of other activities. They have support groups for Higher Order Multiples (those with triplets or greater), veteran MOMs (for mothers with multiples over 3 years old), and MOMs suffering from postpartum depression. In a word, the group tries to provide emotional support to any member by matching that mom with another who has travelled the same path. Dues are $30/year. Call their office at 877-902-6667 any time any day. http://www.charlottemultiples.com
Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA). A friendly group for individuals and their families who are dealing with mood disorders. At their 4 weekly meetings at different locations, they share mutual emotional support and ways of coping with and solving problems. They welcome new members and let them know that they are not alone. The group addresses issues relating to anxiety, panic disorder, depression (including ongoing post-partum), bipolar disorder, and seasonal affective disorder. Please consult their website for the focus, date and time, and location of each meeting. Call a leader of the group at 980-475-6020 any day 10am-7pm. http://www.dbsa-charlotte.org
Dual Recovery Anonymous (DRA). An informal group for addicts or alcoholics in recovery who are dealing with issues of depression or bipolar disorder. Their regular meetings occur near Carolinas Medical Center (Ascension Lutheran Church). Please call to check in before attending your first meeting. Call a member of the group at 704-277-8696 Mon-Fri 9am-noon.
Parents of children with biplar or mood disorders. A friendly, informal support group of parents of children (ages 5-18) with mood or bipolar disorder. They share resources, provide mutual emotional support, and have a good time at their monthly weekend meeting. We have been unable to reach a contact for this group; please contact SupportWorks if you are interested in a similar groupl No phone contacts are available for this group.
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