AAR Counseling Service, for caretakers and family members of individuals with chronic illnesses; 435-4015.
ALS Association, Florida Chapter Resource and Support meeting, 2 p.m. second Sunday, NCH North Naples Hospital, 11190 Health Park Blvd., administrative building, Naples; (888) 257-1717, ext. 130.
Arthritis Foundation aquatic classes, in Naples and Immokalee at various times; (800) 741-4008.
Bosom Buddies, breast cancer support group meets 7 p.m. second and last Wednesday, Telford Education Building, 350 Seventh Ave. N., second floor, classroom 4, Naples. 12:30 p.m. third Wednesday, call for details; 417-4600.
Brain Tumor Support Group, 5 p.m. second Monday, NCH North Naples Hospital, 11190 Health Park Blvd., Brookdale conference room, Naples; 552-8340.
Cancer Alliance of Naples: The Common Thread, for patients, survivors and caregivers, 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Cancer Alliance of Naples, Summit Medical Supply Building, 990 First Ave. S., Naples; 643-4673.
Candlelighters of Southwest Florida, for families who have children diagnosed with cancer or blood-related disease; (239) 432-2223 or (800) 738-3588.
CareOVMe, an ovarian cancer support group, 10 a.m. third Sunday, NCH North Naples Hospital, 11190 Health Park Blvd., main lobby, Naples; 404-1240.
Celiac Support Group of Southwest Florida, first Thursday, Whole Foods Market, 9101 Strada Place, Naples; 634-9291 or email@example.com
Collier County Association for the Visually Impaired and Blind, 1 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples; 774-9393.
Epilepsy Support Group, 7 p.m. second Wednesday, NCH, North Naples, 11190 Health Park Blvd., Naples; 254-7710 or Dbrosenfeld08@gmail.com.
HIV/AIDS Education Group of Collier County, 262-8923.
Fibromyalgia Support of Southwest Florida, noon second Tuesdays; 682-4465.
ICAN HIV/AIDS Support Group: Day and evening sessions, Fridays; 261-0096.
Kidney Options Education Group: 1 p.m. second Thursday, FMC Naples Dialysis Clinic, 3699 Airport-Pulling Road N., Naples; 263-0802.
Look Good Feel Better: A free program that teaches beauty techniques to female cancer patients in active treatment; 261-0037, ext. 3863.
Lung Disease (IPF and COPD) Support Group: 1:30 p.m. first Friday, NCH North Naples Hospital, 11190 Health Park Blvd., cafeteria, Naples; 353-6564
Lung Transplant Support Group: 4 p.m. first Wednesday, NCH North Naples Hospital, 11190 Health Park Blvd., Pulmonary Rehab Center, Naples. 353-6564.
Man to Man, prostate cancer support group, 7 p.m. last Monday, Telford Educational Building, 350 Seventh Ave. N., second floor, Naples; 825-3535.
Marco Island Cancer Support Group: 10:30 a.m. first and third Thursday, 917 N. Collier Blvd., Naples; 642-8800.
Mended Hearts, for anyone with a cardiac event, third Wednesday, September through June, Telford Center, 350 Seventh St. S., Naples; 591-1148.
Multiple Myeloma: Naples, 10 a.m. second Saturday, NCH North Hospital, Brookdale Center, 11190 Health Park Blvd., Naples; (860) 655-7107 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Fort Myers, 1 p.m. second Saturday, Health Park Hospital, Fort Myers; (860) 655-7107 or email@example.com.
Multiple Sclerosis Center of SW Florida, provides wellness, educational, support, referral and information services for those with MS in Lee and Collier counties; 435-1901.
Narcolepsy Support Group: 6:30 p.m. second Thursday in Lee and Collier counties; 352-1730.
514-7264 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organ Transplant Recipients of Southwest Florida: 11:30 a.m. first Thursday, Gulf Coast Hospital, 13681 Doctor’s Way, Fort Myers; LiliesinValley@yahoo.com
Physical therapy, Tuesdays, Naples Community Hospital Outpatient Rehab Center, 300 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples; 436-6712. Water exercise, 3:15 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Whitaker Wellness Center, 300 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples; 436-6712.
Ostomy Group of Naples: 5 p.m. second Wednesday, Telford Center, 350 Seventh St. N., Second floor, Classroom 4, Naples; 263-3493 or 436-5000, ext. 2358.
Other Voice of Naples, support group for laryngectomees, 6:30 p.m. first Thursday, Naples Medical Center, 400 Eighth St. N., Naples; 649-3394.
Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida, 2950 U.S. 41 N., Naples, 417-3465.
Parkinson’s exercise classes, 1-2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Community Hall, 27381 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs; 992-1751 or 272-8351.
Post Polio, for survivors concerned about post polio syndrome; 596-0320 or 435-0963. Southwest Florida Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Parkinsonian Disorder Support Group, for PSP, CBD and MSA, 2 p.m. second Saturday, Manorcare at Lely Palms, 6135 Rattlesnake Hammock Road, Naples; 353-3960.
Stroke support: 436-6065.
Survivor and Friends Cancer Support Group: 3 p.m. Tuesdays, NCH North Naples Hospital, 11190 Health Park Blvd., Conference Room C., Naples; 552-7203.
Family Support Group, by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), for caregivers, family members and friends of people with a diagnosed mental illness, 6-7:30 p.m. second Wednesday, 6216 Trail Blvd., Building C., Naples; 434-6726
Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida, 2335 U.S. 41 N., Naples: Veterans Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Depression Support Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays; Here for Life Support Group, 6-7 p.m. first Tuesday; 261-5405 or email@example.com.
NAMI Connection, National Alliance on Mental Illness, for anyone with a diagnosed mental illness, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 500 Park Shore Drive, Naples; 434-6726.
Grandparents Caring for their Grandchildren: 10 a.m. first and third Monday and 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Monday, Therapeutic Integration Services, 2960 Immokalee Road, Naples; 287-2862.
Parent/Child Support Group, by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), for children 10 and up with a diagnosed mental illness with their parents, 5:30-7:30 p.m. every other Tuesday, 6216 Trail Blvd., Build C., Naples; 434-6726.
Abortion Aftermath, for women suffering after abortion; 434-0579.
Adoption Task of Southwest Florida: 403-5893.
La Leche League of Marco Island, support, information and education for women who want to breastfeed; 642-4304.
La Leche League of Naples, 10 a.m. second Friday of the month through July, Center Point Community Church, 6590 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples; 353-2353.
Collier Pregnancy Center, free services; 262-6381
Gabriel Project, confidential friendship/mentoring program for pregnant women; 777-8343 or 434-0579.
Planned Parenthood of Collier County:
262-8923, ext. 320.
Pregnancy Resource Center of Southwest Florida: free services including pregnancy tests, 10611 U.S. 41 N., Naples; 513-9775.
Sunlight Home, a safe haven for women and teenagers in crisis pregnancies. Housing, food, counseling and education provided; 352-0251.
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous,
7 p.m. Mondays and 9 a.m. Wednesdays, Community Congregational Church, 15300 U.S. 41 N., Naples and 10 a.m. Saturdays, Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples; 352-0527.
After Suicide Support Group, recover from a suicide loss, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; 253-6600.
Al-Anon/Alateen, if you are troubled by someone’s drinking; 263-5907 or (888) 425-2666 for local meetings.
Alienated Grandparents Anonymous, AGA, information and support to grandparents who are alienated or estranged from their grandchildren, 7 p.m. first Thursday and 7 p.m. third Thursday, through March, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave. N., Naples.
All About Me, self-esteem building for girls 11 to 14, 5:30 p.m. for six weeks one night a week, Youth Haven, 5867 Whitaker Road, Naples; 687-5172.
Bereavement Support Group, 1:30-3 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Trinity Hall, 3901 Davis Blvd., Naples; 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Iberia Bank, 605 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island; and 1:30-3 p.m. Thursdays, American Cancer Society, 5020 U.S. 41 N., Naples, Vitas Innovative Hospice Care. Reservations: 649-2300.
Breaking Strongholds, a Christian-based 12-step program, 7 p.m. Mondays, Fisherman’s Home Church, 4172 U.S. 41 N. (behind Wendy’s), Naples; (208) 755-7644
Catholic Charities, services for the elderly; 455-2655.
Caregiver Support Groups: 2 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island; 1 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Avow Hospice, 1205 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples and 2-3 p.m. second Tuesday, Avow Hospice, 656 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island; 261-4404.
Collier County’s Anti-Tobacco Partnership, middle and high school youth; 732-2672.
Compassionate Friends, for bereaved parents, 7:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, YMCA Gaynor Child Center, 5450 YMCA Road (off Pine Ridge Road), Naples; 287-5968
Coping skills group, 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays, Project Help, 3123 Terrace Ave., Naples; 649-1404.
Debtors Anonymous, 12-step program, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Community Congregationalist Church, 15300 U.S. 41 N., Naples; 450-0597.
First Fridays, free meditation class, 7 p.m. first Friday, 5020 U.S. 41 N., Suite 102, Naples; 435-6641.
Families Anonymous, 12-step program for anyone whose life has been adversely affected by another person’s use of drugs, alcohol or related behavioral problems. 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Moorings Presbyterian Church, Library, 781 Harbour Drive, Naples; 370-7724
Gay and Lesbian Support Group: 7 p.m. Tuesdays; 597-2206.
Grief Support: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Ispiri Community Center at Avow Hospice, 1205 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples and 10-11:30 a.m. second Thursday, Avow Hospice, 656 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island; 261-4404.
Grief Support: For those that have lost a loved one due to a sudden death, including homicide and suicide, adult group, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and children’s group, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Project Help, 3123 Terrace Ave., Naples; 649-1404.
Grupo Amigas, life skills and issues class in Spanish, 10 a.m. second Wednesday; 262-8923, ext. 301. SexSmart, co-ed teen sex education, 5:30 p.m., Thursdays; 262-8923, ext. 301. Both at Planned Parenthood of Collier County, 1425 Creech Road, Naples.
Jewish Caregivers Support Group: 10:30 a.m. second and fourth Monday, Temple Shalom, 4630 Pine Ridge Road, Chapel, Naples: 352-2907.
Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Community, promoting mental wellness, 6-7 p.m. first Tuesday, 2335 U.S. 41 N., Naples; 261-5405 or www.mhaswfl.org.
Naples Meditation Society: 7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday, 2740 Bayshore Drive, Naples; 775-1200.
PFLAG (Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays): family based support, education and advocacy group: 7 p.m. third Thursday; 513-4568
Pet loss: 3:30-4:30 p.m. third Monday, Ispiri Community Center, Avow Hospice, 1205 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples; 261-4404
POWER: 6:30 p.m. third Thursday, Physician’s Regional Hospital, 6101 Pine Ridge Road; 434-6726.
S-Anon Family Group: 12-step fellowship for those affected by a loved one’s compulsive sexual behavior, 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive, Naples; 348-5741.
Seekers, an intuitive awareness group, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Agape Center, 11680 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs; 947-4802. Naples; 566-1890.