Support

MERRIMACK

GRIEVING SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE

The Greater Nashua Area Grieving Survivors of Suicide, a peer support group for those who have lost a loved one or friend to suicide, meets 6:30-8 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Home Health and Hospice, 7 Executive Park Drive. Information: 673-7425 or 578-5966.

REGIONAL

COMMUNITY ACTION FOR SAFE TEENS

The mission of Community Action for Safe Teens is to prevent youth substance use and promote healthy choices for youths throughout the Souhegan Valley. The committee of the Boys and Girls Club of Souhegan Valley serves Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Lyndeborough, Mason, Milford, Mont Vernon and Wilton. CAST meets from 3:30-5 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at the Milford Ambulance Center. Information: castnh.org or cast@svbgc.org.

DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP

Open to families, caregivers or anyone wishing to learn more about dementia. Meetings held the third Wednesday of each month from 6-7 p.m. in the Monadnock Room at Summerhill Assisted Living, 183 Old Dublin Road, Peterborough. RSVP: info@summerhillal.com.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

Is food a problem for you? Do you eat when you aren’t hungry? Do you binge, purge or restrict? Is your weight affecting your life? Overeaters Anonymous can help. No dues, no fees, no weigh-ins, no diets. Get meeting information at oanewhampshire.org or oa.org, or call 1-801-201-8720 or 434-7578 (Derry).

PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS

Parents Without Partners is a support and social group devoted to the welfare and interest of single parents and their children. Information: pwp1239.org.

PEER SUPPORT GROUP FOR LBGT PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

The Monadnock Area Peer Support Agency is launching a support group for men and women 18 and older who have experienced the emotional difficulties when identifying as an LGBT person with mental health challenges. They will meet 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays at 64 Beaver St., Keene. There is no charge. This drop-in group will be facilitated by trained female and male peer co-facilitators. The only attendance requirement is to arrive on time. Information: Damien Licata, MAPS executive director, 352-5093.

SCLERODERMA SUPPORT GROUP

The Scleroderma Support Group helps people with scleroderma and their families through support programs, physician referrals and educational resources. Information: Jean Chapman at 465-7647.

NASHUA

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP

The Bereavement Support Group is open to any bereaved individual and is free of charge, with no registration is necessary. Information: Barbara Halbmaier at 882-3000, ext. 63907.

BLOOD CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society offers a monthly support group for adult patients and family members who are coping with a blood cancer diagnosis. The group meets the second Monday of the month from 5-7 p.m. in the boardroom at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. A light supper is provided. Information and registration: Lynne Morin at 1-800-688-6572, ext. 1340.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

A breast cancer support group sponsored by Southern New Hampshire Medical Center meets 6:30-8:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the West Campus every month except for July. Information and registration: 577-2658.

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

A cancer support group sponsored by Southern New Hampshire Medical Center meets 6-8 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Information: 880-1590.