Annual Manual 2001

Health: Support Groups

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Knoxville Area Districts Al-Anon (KADA)
Bearden United Methodist Church
4407 Sutherland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37919
525-9040
Support groups for family and friends of alcoholics.
Email: alanon@korrnet.org

Alateen
Park 40 Club
9217 Park West Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37923
525-9040
A self-help group for teens whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking.

Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Knoxville/Oak Ridge
5410 Homberg Drive, Suite 4, Knoxville, TN 37919
602-7807
A grassroots organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for those afflicted with severely disabling mental illness.

Autism Society of America
505 Barclay Drive, Knoxville, TN 37920
637-3914
Support, understanding, and education are provided to parents of children with autism, as well as advocacy for the autistic child.

Bi-Polar Support Group, Knoxville Depressive and Manic Depressive Association
Peninsula Lighthouse
6800 Baum Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919
693-1558
Support group for people with bi-polar disorders and their family members. Meetings have periodic speakers and panel discussions.

Friendship House/Drop-In Center
528 Lamar St., Knoxville, TN 37917
541-6635
Associated with Helen Ross McNabb Center. Provides social, recreational, and educational programs for those who have or have had mental and/or emotional problems.

Friendship House/Vocational Connection
616 Luttrell St.
Knoxville, TN 37917
544-3841
Associated with Helen Ross McNabb Center. Provides vocational programs for people who have or have had mental and/or emotional problems.

Helen Ross McNabb Children and Youth Center
320 Arthur St.
Knoxville, TN 37921
523-8695/573-8478
Dual Diagnosis Recovery Anonymous: A recovery group for those who have experienced chemical dependency and emotional or mental illness.
Family Support Group: A support group for parents and caregivers of children with emotional problems or mental illness.

Mental Health Association of Greater Knoxville, Inc.
Mailing Address: PO Box 52405
Knoxville, TN 37950-2405
Street Address: 110 Westfield Rd., Suite 3, Knoxville, TN 37919 584-9125
email: MHAGK@juno.com
COMPEER trains and matches community volunteers in a supportive friendship with individuals receiving mental health treatments.
Schizophrenics Anonymous: A group designed to add the element of self-help group support to the recovery process of people suffering from schizophrenia, and to help them cope with the difficulties imposed by their illness.

Narcotics Anonymous
Various Locations
521-1536/1-800-249-0012
Support group for those recovering or wishing to recover from narcotics addiction.

Panic/Agoraphobia Support Group
Methodist Medical Center
P.O. Box 2529
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
(865) 481-1878/(865) 481-3699
A support group for people with panic/anxiety disorders and their family and friends.

Pendulum
St. Mary's Health System
900 E. Oak Hill Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917 545-7863
A group for education and support of persons who have been diagnosed with bi-polar (manic-depressive) disease and their family members.

Sexaholics Anonymous
818-1700
A group for those seeking recovery from sexual addiction and compulsion.

STOP Group (Striving To Overcome Panic)
Baptist Eye Institute
2020 Kay St.
Knoxville, TN 37901 632-5520
A group for those who suffer from panic disorder; sponsored by East Tennessee Baptist Hospital.

A Thriver's Support Group
558-9040
For graduates of support groups.

Cancer Net
584-1668
A support and self-help group of cancer patients and their families and friends.

I Can Cope Series
American Cancer Society
871 N. Weisgarber Rd.
Knoxville, TN 37909
1-800-ACS-2345
For cancer patients.

The Wellness Community
1844 Terrace Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37916
546-4661
Various classes and support groups for those living with cancer and for cancer survivors.

Positively Living
2978 Magnolia Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37914
523-0401
A support group for adults with terminal illness.

Chron's and Colitis Foundation of America
Ft. Sanders Hospital
Conference Rooms A&B
1901 Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916
756-7733
A support group for sufferers of inflammatory bowel disease.

Coalition for a Healthy Environment (CHE)
Pellissippi State Technical Community College
Goins Admin Bldg., Room #208
966-5918/693-7249
A support group for people who feel they have been affected by environmental and industrial toxins.

Hepatitis C Support Group
UT Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville, TN 37920
531-1237/693-5182
A support group for those with Hepatitis C.

Knoxville Herpes Support Group
Planned Parenthood
109 Northshore Dr., Suite 109
546-6110
A support group for those diagnosed with herpes.

New Heart Society/Organ Transplant Support Group
Meets at Ryan's Steakhouse.
694-0269
A support group for pre- and post-transplant patients and their spouses.

Oasis Institute
588-7707
Offers support groups using the 12 Principles of Attitudinal Healing.

Overeaters Anonymous
Church of the Ascension
800 Northshore Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37919
947-3422
Support group for overeaters.