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Support GroupsGamblers Anonymous
Gamblers Anonymous helps people who have a gambling problem to return to happy and productive lives. If you want help for you or someone you love, meetings are 7:30-9 p.m. every Friday at Lynnewood United Methodist Church, 4444 Black Ave. in Room 8. Call the helpline at 1-(855)-222-5542 or visit the website at www.gamblersanonymous.org. Lynnewood United Methodist Church, 4444 Black Ave., Pleasanton.
Support GroupsDivorce & Separated Group
Come and join others who have lost a marriage and begin to build your life again at bi-weekly meetings from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays starting Nov. 13 at St Elizabeth Seton Church. Preregistration is required. Call 462-0750. St Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Drive, Pleasanton.
Support GroupsSpecial ClutterLess Speaker Laurie Broacha
ClutterLess is having a special open Speaker Meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 16 at St. Mary & St. John Coptic Orthodox Church. Guest speaker Laurie Broacha, a professional Organizer, will discuss "Creating Peaceful Places from Cluttered Spaces." RSVP at 922-1467 or ClutterlessPleasanton@hotmail.co St. Mary & St. John Coptic Orthodox Church, 4300 Mirador Drive, Pleasanton.
Support GroupsClutterless Self Help Group
Overwhelmed by clutter? Learn how to deal with it by attending this Non profit Self Help Support group, which meets from 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday (except some holidays) at St. Mary & St. John Coptic Orthodox Church, 4300 Mirador Drive, Rm. 7. Donation requested $2-$5. Call 200-1943 or visit www.clutterless.org. St. Mary & St. John Coptic Orthodox Church, 4300 Mirador Drive, Pleasanton.
Support GroupsNational Association For Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI Tri-Valley Parent Resource and Support Group meets twice a month for parents with children to age 17 diagnosed or suspected of having bipolar or other mood disorders. It meets from 7-9 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Pathways To Wellness, 5674 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 114, Pleasanton. The group is drop-in, no registration required and is free. For more information contact Suzi Glorioso at 443-1797 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Pathways to Wellness, 5674 Stoneridge Drive Suite 114, Pleasanton.
Support GroupsPleasanton Military Families Support Group
Formed in 2003 this group provides support and comfort to the Pleasanton families whose loved ones are deployed in the combat zones of Afghanistan and Iraq. The group has monthly meetings and other events such as "pack outs" of comfort and care items for deployed members of the armed forces. The group also sponsors the Yellow Streamer program on Main Street where streamers are displayed with the name, rank and branch of service of Pleasanton military personnel. Learn more at www.pleasantonmilitaryfamilies.org.
Support GroupsEast Bay Essential Tremor Support Group
If you have recently been diagnosed with ET or would like to learn more about this common movement disorder in a safe and supportive environment, please join us from 10 a.m.-noon on the third Saturday of each month, in the Blackhawk A and B conference rooms at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, 6001 Norris Canyon Road, San Ramon. For more information, view their blog at www.eastbayet.com or call 487-5706 or email email@example.com. San Ramon Regional Medical Center, 6001 Norris Canyon Road, San Ramon.
Support GroupsCaregiver Support Group
Caring for a loved one is challenging physically and emotionally. Join this support group to explore resources and generate problem solving ideas from 1-3 p.m., on the second Monday of every month at 5353 Sunol Blvd. Get the support you deserve at the Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley. Call 931-5389. Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton.
Support GroupsBreast Cancer Support Group
The American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Support group meets from 7:30-9 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at LifeStyleRx, 1111 E. Stanley Blvd., Livermore. Call 833-2784 or visit www.valleycare.com. 7:30-9 p.m. Free LifeStyleRx, 1111 E. Stanley Blvd., Livermore.
Support GroupsTri Valley Support Group for Fibromyalgia, Lupus and All Forms of Arthritis
This group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. on the fourth Monday of every month at the Groves at Dublin Ranch in the Clubhouse, 3115 Finnian Way, Dublin. It hosts special speakers like doctors or specialists. For more information, call JoAnne at 875-0960. Groves at Dublin Ranch, 3115 Finnian Way, Dublin.