General Mental Health Wellness & Recovery Group

Description: A support group to connect with others, to feel supported, learn more about your diagnosis and gain resources that can help.

Sponsoring Organization: Chesapeake Voyagers Inc.

Location of meetings: Chesapeake Voyagers Wellness & Recovery Center
342C N. Aurora St. Easton, MD 21601

Meetings: First Monday of the month at 4:00pm

Contact Phone: For more information call 410-822-1601

General Mental Health Wellness & Recovery Group

Emotional Recovery

Emotions Anonymous

Description: A 12-step program for people to come together for the purpose of working towards recovery from emotional difficulties.

Sponsoring Organization:Chesapeake Voyagers Inc.

Location of meetings: Chesapeake Voyagers Wellness and Recovery Center
342C N. Aurora St. Easton, MD

Meetings: Tuesdays at 2 pm. (call to confirm)

Contact Phone: 410-822-1601
Dual Recovery Anonymous

Description: Following a 12-step program called Dual Recovery Anonymous, this program helps a person recover from both chemical dependency and emotional or psychiatric illness by focusing on relapse prevention and actively improving quality of life.

Sponsoring Organization:Chesapeake Voyagers Inc.

Location of meetings: Chesapeake Voyagers Wellness and Recovery Center
342C N. Aurora St. Easton, MD 21601

Meetings: Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00pm. (Call to confirm)

Contact Phone: 410-822-1601

Dual Recovery

(Chemical dependency and psychiatric or emotional disorder)

Depression Recovery Group

Description: If you struggle with depression you are not alone. Depression affects 14.8 million American adults. This group offers support and hope in a positive, recovery-oriented environment.

Supporting organization: Chesapeake Voyagers Inc.

Location of meetings: Chesapeake Voyagers Wellness and Recovery Center
342C N. Aurora St. Easton, MD 21601

Meetings: Wednesdays 4:30PM – 5:30PM (Call to confirm)

Contact Phone: 410-822-1601

Depression

Looking Ahead

Description: This is a weekly program for anyone who has recently lost a loved one.

Local Supporting Organization:Talbot Hospice

Location of meetings: Talbot Hospice House 586 Cynwood Drive Easton, MD 21601

Contact:  Bereavement Coordinator 410-822-6681


The Next Chapter

Description: Group for widows and widowers.

Local Supporting Organization: Talbot Hospice

Location of meetings: Talbot Hospice House 586 Cynwood Drive Easton, MD 21601

Contact:  Bereavement Coordinator 410-822-6681

Meetings: Thursday 4:30pm – 6:00pm. (Call to confirm)


Child Loss

Description: Support Group for families who have suffered the loss of a child.

Supporting Organization: Child Loss Support Group, Inc.

Location of meetings: Office of Dr. Robert Sanchez 508 Idlewild Ave., Suite 5 Easton,

Meetings: Meetings are Wednesday evenings. (Call to confirm)

Contact: Rhonda Higgingbottom 410-822--3466

Bereavement Related

Support for adhd

Description: Information and support for families and individuals who are touched by ADHD.

Local Sponsoring Organization:The Learning Connections, LLC

Meetings/Locations: see contact information below

Contact: Beverly Rohman of The Learning Connections, LLC at 410-753-7097

Attention Deficit Disorder

Genesis Support Group

Description: A Support group for family and friends of those with Dementia or Alzheimer’s

Sponsoring Organization: Genesis Eldercare Network

Meets: 4th Monday of each month at 6:30pm (Call to verify)

Location of meetings: The Pines 610 Dutchman's Lane Easton, MD 21601

Contact: Pam Hubbard or Susan Wolfberg at 410-822-4000

Alzheimer's Related

Alcoholics Anonymous


Description: “Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.”


National website: www.aa.org  


Local Sponsoring organization: Midshore Intergroup (Serving Talbot county and the Mid-Shore region)


Location of meetings: Varies.


Contact: Call 410-822-4226 for meeting times and places.


Local Office:


Midshore Intergroup

114 North Washington Street, Suite 20

P.O. Box 643

Easton, Maryland 21601


(410) 822-4226



Al-Anon


Description: “The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid recovery”.


National website:www.al-anon.alateen.org  


Local Sponsoring Organization: Upper-Mid Eastern Shore AL-ANON Family Groups


Location of meetings: click on the link above for a list of available meeting dates, places and times.


Contact:


Phone: 1-888-425-2666

Alcohol Related

Alcohol Related

Alzheimer's /Dementia Related

ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder)

Bereavement Related (including loss from suicide)

Bipolar Disorder

Depression

Dual Recovery (chemical dependence and emotional or psychiatric illness)

Emotional Recovery

Parent / Family Support Groups

Physical Abuse Support

Spirituality Trauma Recovery

What is a Support Group?


A support group is defined as a group of people with common experiences and concerns who provide emotional and moral support for one another.


What Support Groups are available in our area?


Some local support groups are associated with national organizations such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon. Others are sponsored by local organizations, such as Chesapeake Voyagers and Talbot Hospice. Some groups are led by a professional leader and some by members of the group. Some groups provide support for individuals coping with similar problems of their own; others are support groups for family members seeking help in addressing the problems of family members.


How to Find a Support Group


Below are support groups serving Talbot County under the following topics:

SUPPORT GROUPS

Mental Health Association
of the  Eastern Shore
Spirituality Group

Description: This group guides spirituality in the direction of faith, hope and love. They seek to collectively stay in touch with their higher power. It is open to all faiths.

Supporting Organization:Chesapeake Voyagers Inc.

Location of meetings: Chesapeake Voyagers Wellness & Recovery Center
342C N. Aurora St. Easton, MD 21601

Meetings: Every Tuesday at 4pm

Contact: (410) 822-1601 (call to confirm)

Spirituality

Parents & Families

Trauma Recovery

The Maryland Coalition of Families Support Groups

Description: This organization sponsors support groups in Talbot County and eight other counties. “Support groups are designed to meet the needs of parents and caregivers of children with intensive emotional needs, mental health needs, challenging behaviors and special needs. These support groups are great opportunities for families to connect with others that understand and receive support from peers facing the same types of issues. Our support groups are also a great place to learn about resources, upcoming workshops, trainings and events; tips and techniques for parenting; and share experiences in a welcoming and confidential environment”. Children is defined as under age 21.

State Web Site:www.mdcoalition.org  

For Talbot County: Talbot County Families Together

Meetings: call contact information below for updates

Location:  

Contact: Joan McGarry, Family Navigator 443-480-2966

For other counties: Call 410-730-8267 or 1-800-607-3637


Al-Anon

Description: “The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid recovery”.

National website: www.al-anon.alateen.org  


Location of meetings: Click on the link above for a list of available meeting dates, places and times.

Contact Phone: 1-888-425-2666

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Trauma Recovery & Empowerment Group

Description: To address the effects of trauma in the lives of survivors, to educate and empower survivors, to promote personal growth and healing.

Sponsoring Organization:For All Seasons

Location of meetings: 300 Talbot Street Easton, MD 21601 and
322 Market Street Denton, MD 21629 (Call to confirm)

Contact Phone: For more information call 410-822-1018.

Need help?

Call the crisis hotline anytime:

1-888-407-8018