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Coeur d'Alene Area Support Groups

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"God is our refuge & strength, an ever-present help in trouble."  --Psalm 46:1

**Due to COVID-19, meetings may have been canceled or postponed. Please call to check time/location before going.

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

 

Varies

NORTHWEST INFANT SURVIVAL & SIDS ALLIANCE

1130 N. 4th St., Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-557-4371

  • Offering FREE support for grieving parents, siblings & grandparents

  • 24/7 phone support staffed by trained peer support specialists who are ready to answer your call or text - 208-557-4371

  • "Share Hope Memorial Garden" info HERE.

  • Request FREE support packet & more info from Northwest Infant Survival & SIDS Alliance "Healing Together"

  • "As long as I live, as long as I breathe, with every beat of my heart, you will not be forgotten. This I promise you. --Angela Miller

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No Longer Criminal

 

Tuesdays, 7 pm

KOOTENAI RECOVERY COMMUNITY CENTER

1621 N. 3rd St., Ste 700, Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-932-8005; or email joinus@kootenairecovery.org 

  • "Just Us", a FREE support group

  • Created for individuals who have been involved with the criminal justice system

  • A safe place for conversations about experiences after being released, what incarceration was like, & how success can be attained in the community

  • Food & beverages available

  • Kootenai Recovery Community Center

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Grief & Loss Support

 

Various Times

HOSPICE OF NORTH IDAHO

2290 W. Prairie Ave., Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-772-7994

  • "Spouse/Partner Loss" meets the 1st Tuesday of each month, 4-5 pm

  • "Women's Support Group" meets the 4th Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 am

  • "Men's Support Group" meets the 3rd Tuesday, 4-5 pm

  • Registration is required; call 208-772-7994, or email griefsupport@honi.org

  • "Camp Kaniksu" - 3-day, 2-night camp for grieving children FREE of charge

  • "Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony" held one evening in December 

  • For grief support groups at Shoshone Medical Center; contact Meghann Johnson, LCSW, 208-784-1221

  • "It is OK to cancel. It is OK not to answer a call. It is OK to change your mind. It is OK to want to be alone. It is OK to do nothing." --Author Unknown 

  • Hospice of North Idaho Community Grief Support

Therapy Session

Alzheimer's & Dementia

 

Various Times/Virtual/Phone Support

 

3rd Thursday, 6-7:30 pm

LAKE CITY CENTER

1916 Lakewood Dr., Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-416-1104 (Theresa)

  • For caregivers, families & friends of Alzheimer's & related disorders

 

1st Wednesday, 2-3:30 pm

POST FALLS, IDAHO

  • 970-978-8471 (Ene)

  • For caregivers, families & friends of Alzheimer's & related disorders

 

2nd Wednesday, 10:30 am-noon 

KINGSTON, IDAHO

206-910-9870 (Lori)

  • For caregivers, families & friends of Alzheimer's & related disorders

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Pulmonary Support Group

 

2nd Tuesday, noon-1:30 pm

KOOTENAI HEALTH

2003 Kootenai Health Way

Heart Center Classroom, Coeur d'Alene

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Overeaters Anonymous

 

Various Times/Locations

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

Various North Idaho locations (see below)​

  • Anyone who feels they have a problem with food is welcome.

  • Groups meet to support each other with the goal of recovering from compulsive eating & food behaviors.

  • No membership fees

  • Kootenai Recovery Center, CdA 503-753-5982 (Shannon)

  • Christ the King Lutheran Church, CdA 208-730-0166 (Wayne)

  • Church of the Nazarene, Post Falls, 208-760-900-3044 (Pat)

  • Overeaters Anonymous

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Ostomy Support Group

 

Varies

KOOTENAI HEALTH

2003 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d'Alene

Heart Pendant

Mended Hearts Support Group

 

Varies

KOOTENAI HEALTH

2003 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-625-4690

  • Former cardiac patients help support others with cardiac or pulmonary diseases

  • Kootenai Health Support Groups

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Mommy & Me Social Hour

 

Tuesdays, 11 am-noon

KOOTENAI HEALTH FAMILY BIRTH CENTER

2002 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-625-5091

  • By app't only

  • Hosted by a Childbirth Educator, IBCLC Lactation Consultant, & Licensed Medical Social Worker

  • A nurturing environment for new mothers & their infants. Share experiences, challenges & advice.

  • Mommy & Me Social Hour

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Relativcs as Parents

 

Various Times/Locations

LAKE CITY CHURCH

6000 N. Ramsey Rd., Coeur d'Alene

JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS

15151 N. Meyer Rd., Rathdrum

  • 208-660-4905 (Jessica) or email relativesasparents@gmail.com

  • Group exists to strengthen the safety net of resources & support for local children being raised by a relative (grandparents, aunts, uncles & siblings)

  • Resources include legal, transportation, early childhood programs, disabilities, youth activities/services, child care, food, health care, emergency assistance & support groups

  • Relatives As Parents, Inc. (Facebook)

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Mental Health Wellness

 

Wednesdays, 7-8:30 pm

KOOTENAI RECOVERY COMMUNITY CENTER

1621 N. 3rd St., Suite 700, CdA

  • 208-932-8005

  • Offers FREE peer-based recovery support services

  • Advocates for & supports individuals seeking to initiate or maintain recovery from behavioral health &/or substance abuse issues

  • Peer-based recovery group for community members 18 years & older

  • Round Table format

  • Contact: 208-625-0410 (Joy)

  • Al-Anon & AA meetings on various dates/times

  • “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, she became a butterfly.”  --Chuang Tzu

  • Kootenai Recovery Center

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Alcoholics Anonymous

 

Various Times/Locations

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

118 N. 7th St., Ste. B-5, Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-667-4633 (AA Hotline)

  • Need help with a drinking problem?

  • Meetings are held in Athol, Bayview, Blanchard, CdA, Hauser, Hayden, Osburn, Post Falls, Rathdrum, St. Maries, Spirit Lake, Wallace & Worley; or online.

  • "It is time for us all to stand & cheer for the doer, the achiever - the one who recognizes the challenges & does something about it". --Vince Lombardi

  • North Idaho AA

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Teen Resiliency Circle

 

Varies

SAFE PASSAGE VIOLENCE PREVENTION CENTER

850 N. 4th St., Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-664-9300

  • Offering a 12-week closed support group for teens ages 14-18 who have been impacted by sexual abuse &/or assault

  • Open to any demographic - ethnicity, ability, gender, sexual orientation

  • Advocates believe in trauma-informed & empowerment-based approach

  • No cost & confidential

  • Access help 24/7 at 208-664-9303

  • Call or email studentsafety@safepassageid.org

  • Safe Passage

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Stroke Support Group

 

Thursdays, 10:30 am

REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF THE NW

3372 E. Jenalan Ave., Post Falls

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"North Idaho Cancer Warriors"

 

2nd Thursday, 6-8 pm

POST FALLS LIBRARY

821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls

  • "Evening of Hope"

  • Monthly gathering for cancer survivors, warriors, their friends & family

  • Open to the public

  • 208-818-2266

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Parkinson's Disease & Women With Parkinson's

 

Various Times/Locations

COEUR D'ALENE PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUPS

  • 208-635-5243 (Beth Hatcher)

  • 1st Thurs, 1-2:20 pm - CdA Parkinson's Support Group meets at Elk's Lodge #1254, 1170 W. Prairie Ave., CdA.  Sessions are open to those with Parkinson's, their spouses, family & caregivers.

  • Every Thurs, noon-1 pm - "Moving to the Music" group meets also at Elk's Lodge #1254, 1170 W. Prairie Ave., CdA. Exercise while socializing - have fun!

  • 3rd Thurs, 1-2:30 pm - "Women With Parkinson's" meets at Mackenzie River Grill, 405 W. Canfield Ave., CdA

  • Coeur d'Alene Parkinson's Support Groups

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"Celebrate Recovery"

 

Various Locations/Times

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES

"Celebrate Recovery" is a Christ-centered, 12-step program for all who are suffering from hurt, pain or addiction of any type; including drug & alcohol abuse, sexual/relationship/love addiction, co-dependence, mental health, eating disorders, food addiction, anger, physical/sexual/emotional abuse, pornography, gambling & more.

 

Includes fellowship, dinner, service, worship, sobriety coins, celebration, 12-step lessons/studies, testimonies & small groups. 

 

Real Life Ministries provides a safe place to find support & the freedom to escape issues which control our lives. Real Life (all locations) offer a variety of support groups.

 

Mondays, 5:45 pm

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES - COEUR D'ALENE

610 N. 4th St., Coeur d'Alene

 

Tuesdays, 5:45-8:15 pm

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES - PF CAMPUS 

1860 N. Cecil Rd., Bldg. 2, Post Falls

 

Mondays, 5:30-7 pm

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES - NORTH CAMPUS

6186 W. Maine St., Spirit Lake (office)

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Autism Support Groups

 

Various Times/Age Groups (on hold)

HARDING FAMILY CENTER

411 N. 15th St., #111, Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-664-4133; 208-704-3698

  • Parents of children with autism of any age can connect with each other & learn more about autism & the complex journey

  • "Tween Social Group" provides time for fun, snacks & friendships

  • More socialization times are specific for tweens, teens, young adults, adults, & adult Asperger's therapeutic group

  • Panhandle Autism Society

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Women's Cancer Wellness

 

Mondays, noon-1 pm (Virtual)

KOOTENAI CLINIC CANCER SERVICES

1440 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls

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Support for Victims of Abuse

 

Tuesdays, 5:30 pm

SHOSHONE COUNTY CRISIS & RESOURCE CENTER

415 7th St., Wallace

  • 208-556-0500

  • Support group, "Women's Empowerment" provides opportunity to share experiences & learn new skills

  • Childcare not provided

  • SCC&RC provides support for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking & other crimes

  • Shoshone County Crisis & Resource Center

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Idaho Suicide Survivors

 

1st Wednesday, 7-8:30 pm

MOUNTAIN STATES EARLY HEADSTART

411 N. 15th St., Ste. 200, Coeur d'Alene

  • 208-772-2353 (Karen)

  • Emergency - call 1-800-784-2433

  • Helps survivors cope with grief

  • Provides a safe & caring environment for those trying to adjust to a world forever changed by a loved one's decision

  • Idaho Suicide Survivors Support

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Cancer Support Services

 

Thursdays, 11 am-noon

INTERLAKE MEDICAL BLDG.

700 Ironwood Drive

Conference Room A (2nd floor)

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