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Support GroupsClutterLess Special Speaker Mike Mooney
ClutterLess will have a special speaker, Mike Mooney, discussing Steri-Clean's services, including reasons why people collect, and their process to a functional, safe, and happy home. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 8 at St. Mary & St. John Coptic and Orthodox Church, 4300 Mirador Drive. Contact 922-1467 or ClutterlessPleasanton@hotmail.com. St. Mary & St. John Coptic Orthodox Church, 4300 Mirador Drive, Pleasanton.
Support GroupsHappiness and Better Relationships
Learn how to have more fulfilling relationships with your partner, spouse and children; how to be more effective at work; how to replace anger with peace and confidence; and how to lead a happier, more peaceful life. Meetings are at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Unity of Tri-Valley Office, 7567 Amador Valley Blvd. #120, Dublin. Cover is $5. Please check schedule before coming. Call 963-6439 or go to www.meetup.com/Tri-Valley-Real-Love-Group/. Unity of Tri-Valley Office, 7567 Amador Valley Blvd. #120, Dublin.
Support GroupsTri-Valley AD/HD Support Group
Parents of all-aged children who have challenges with self-regulation, attention, impulsiveness, and/or executive functioning are welcome to join from 7-8:45 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month in the preschool area, classroom 3 at Harvest Park Middle School. Share resources, concerns and successes in raising AD/HD children. Free to CHADD members, $5 donation suggested for non-members. Call 426-0411 or go to www.chaddnorcal.org/calendar. Harvest Park Middle School, 4900 Valley Ave. , Pleasanton.
Support GroupsNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Tri-Valley
NAMI Tri-Valley Parent Resource and Support Group meets 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 third Tuesday of each month at Pathways To Wellness, 5674 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 114. The group is drop-in, no registration required and is free. For more information contact Marsha McInnis at 980-5331 or 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 GroupsMothers With a Purpose
Mothers With a Purpose meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at the Foothill High School Library. Mothers with a Purpose was formed by local moms to offer support to families affected by addiction. Visit www.motherswithapurpose.org. Foothill High School, 4375 Foothill Road, Pleasanton.
Support GroupsChronic Pain Support Group
This is a safe place to speak openly about your experience of pain and to learn ways of coping with it. Meetings are 12:30-1:30 p.m. the first and third Mondays monthly at Asbury Methodist Church, 4743 East Ave., Livermore. Call 447-1950. Asbury Methodist Church, 4743 East Ave., Livermore.
Support GroupsClutterLess Self Help Group
Overwhelmed? Clutter stressing you out? ClutterLess is a nonprofit, peer-based, self-help group for people with difficulty discarding unwanted possessions. Meetings are 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday at St. Mary and St. John Coptic Orthodox Church, Room 7, 4300 Mirador Drive. Call 922-1467 or 525-3992. Go to www.ClutterLess.org. St. Mary and St. John Coptic Orthodox Church, 4300 Mirador Drive, Pleasanton.
Support GroupsOvereaters Anonymous
This 12-step support group for people with eating behavior problems meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 678 Enos Way, Livermore; and at 7:30 a.m. Saturdays in the Middle School Room at The Unitarian Universalist Church, 1893 North Vasco Road, Livermore. Free with donations accepted toward room rent. No weigh-ins. Call Nora at 337-9118. St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church , 678 Enos Way, Livermore.
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. 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.