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Al-Anon
518-736-2644

Anyone who needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton & Montgomery Counties may call the hotline number above. Call for meeting details.

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Alzheimer’s and Other Caregivers Support Group
Fulton County Office for Aging 19 N. William Street, Johnstown

Phone: 518-736-5650

Meet first Monday of the month 7-9pm.

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Alzheimers Caregiver Support Group
Phone: 518-841-7382

St. Mary’s Healthcare)

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Autism Society of America
Fulton-Montgomery Chapter 518-773-2012
43 Harrison Street, Gloversville (fax) 518-773-2080

Support services available through Lexington Family Services.

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Better Breathers Club
Phone: 518-736-1120

Meetings monthly at HealthLink Littauer, Johnstown YMCA 213 Harrison Street Ext., Johnstown.
Call for details.

Support and education for adults with chronic lung diseases such as emphysema, bronchitis, asthma, and lung cancer. Family members are also invited to attend. FREE!

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Bi-polar Children
e-mail: supportJ@bpkids.org

On-line support group

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Brain Injury Support Group
518-842-0457
David Hughes
St. Mary’s Heathcare

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Breastfeeding – "Mommy & ME"
518-773-5710
Littauer’s Birthing Center Education Room

Bi-monthly group meetings – Quiet and relaxed atmosphere where Moms can learn what they need to know to ensure a positive breastfeeding experience. Call for details.

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CRAED: Capital Region Association for Eating Disorders
518-464-9043
http://www.geocities.com/craedny

All groups meet 7-8:30pm at Four Winds Saratoga in the Algonquin Building once a month. Combined group – anorexics/bulimics/binge eaters and significant other groups. Call for details.

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Diabetes Education Program
Phone; 518-773-5425

Meetings monthly at Nathan Littauer Hospital Call for details.

Teaches diabetics and their family members how to control and manage diabetes through an educational series of monthly meetings. FREE!

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Fort Plain Autism Support Group
Phone: 315-823-0327
Fort Plain United Methodist Church
39 Center Street & Lydius Street, Fort Plain

Support for parents, guardians, and family members of children with special needs.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group
Phone: 518-736-5650

12noon-2pm on the third Friday of the month – currently offered at the OFA offices, 19 North Williams Street, Johnstown

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HIV/AIDS Support Group
Phone: 518-842-4202 (ext. 3113)
AIDS Council of N.E. N.Y.
1 Kimball St. (Catholic Charities), Amsterdam

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LGBT Resource Centers
Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties

Safe and supportive environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning individuals to obtain information, education, and service referrals.

Amsterdam: Friday: noon – 4:30 or by appointment 518-248-3568
Gloversville: Wednesday: 11am – 1pm or by appointment 518-224-0585

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NAMI Family Support Group
518-843-3261/518-842-5270
1 Kimball St. (Catholic Charities), Amsterdam

Monthly meetings for persons and/or families with a loved one who suffers from mental illness. Meetings are held in Amsterdam at 2414 Riverfront Center and in Gloversville at the Argersinger Building’s first floor conference room, respectively on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month. Come anytime between 4 and 8pm. No pre-registration is required. Support groups are free and open to all.

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Parent Support Group
518-725-4310 (ext. 155)
Family Counseling Center
11-21 Broadway, Gloversville

Parent Support Groups are for adults who have children with emotional and/or behavioral difficulties. Participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences and develop supportive relationships with other parents. Guest speakers, outings, and educational materials are included as requested by the group. Call for current schedule of times and locations.

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SMOKEFREE
518-773-5455

Meetings monthly at Nathan Littauer Hospital. Call for details.

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Surviving Loved One’s Suicide (SOLOS)
518-209-3569
Contact Marianne Reid for details.
mariannereid@hotmail.com

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T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)
518-661-6065

Meetings weekly at Nathan Littauer Hospital Auditorium. Call for details.

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The Warm Line
1-877-PEER-LINE (733-7563)

A Peer to Peer phone service provided by volunteers through the Genesee County Mental Health Association offering support and encouragement. Operating 7 Days a week from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

Disclaimer: These listings are provided for information purposes only and the facilities are not to be considered recommended by the Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties. The Mental Health Association does not accept responsibility for the success or failure of any of the treatment programs/facilities on this list. We have not researched their practices nor their licenses.

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Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
Janine Dykeman, Executive Director
307-309 Meadow Street
Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: (518) 762-5332
Fax: (518) 762-6823
E-Mail: info@mhafm.org

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