Drug addiction help: The Living Recovery Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets at 12:15 p.m., 8 p.m. daily and a 10 a.m. Saturday meeting for women at 3713 W. Marshall Ave. The group offers a weekly meeting for family members of addicts, Nar-Anon, at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at 3713 W. Marshall Ave. For information, call (903) 234-5449. Narcotics Anonymous-New Attitudes meets at 7 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Newgate Mission, 207 S. Mobberly Ave., in Longview.

Dementia caregiver support program: 6 p.m. Monday, Wesley House, 231 Quail Drive in Gilmer. This group meets the third Monday of each month. For information, call (903) 561-2252.

Griefshare Grief support group: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Mobberly Baptist Church, 625 E. Loop 281 in Longview. Mobberly Baptist Church and Texas Home Health Hospice have teamed to offer peer grief support for children, teens and adults whose loved ones have died. For information, call (903) 261-4199.

Grief support group: 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, The HeartsWay Hospice office, 4351 McCann Road in Longview. This group focuses on emotions with losing a loved one. For information, call (903) 295-1680.

Alzheimer’s Journey Education & Support Group Course: 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. every Tuesday through Feb. 25, East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance Office, 911 N.W. Loop 281, Suite 211 in Longview. This eight-week course is designed for recently diagnosed people and their caregivers. Class size is limited to 10 to 12 people. For information, visit etxalz.org or to enroll, call (903) 230-8001.

Veterans Resource Fair: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Longview Exhibit Building, 1123 Jaycee Drive in Longview. Veterans will have access to VA benefits enrollment, dental care, hygiene kits, eyeglasses, haircuts, housing information, mental health information and more. This is a free event with lunch provided. Fair is sponsored by the City of Longview and the East Texas Veteran Resource Center. For information, call (903) 291-1155.

Understanding Your Grief support group: noon Thursday, 2904 N. Fourth St., Suite 200 in Longview. Adult grief support group sponsored by Texas Home Health Hospice offers support for those whose loved ones have died. Participants can bring a sack lunch. For information, call (903) 261-4199.

Longview Parkinson’s Support Group: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Buckner Westminster Place, Friendship Room, 2201 Horseshoe Lane, Longview. Speaker: Libbie Stokke, dual board-certified in family and psychiatric mental health. This group meets the fourth Thursday of each month. For information, call (903) 736-8872.

Meth addiction help: 7 p.m. Fridays, Revive Church (inside Longview Mall), 3500 McCann Road in Longview. Revive Recovery addiction group. For information, call Ken Burns, (903) 738-5382.

Longview Alzheimer’s Support Group: 1 p.m. Jan. 28, Greggton United Methodist Church, 1101 Pine Tree Road, Longview. This group meets the last Tuesday of each month. Caregivers and patients encouraged to attend. Information: (903) 636-4979.

Cancer support group: noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 29, Texas Oncology, 1300 N. Fourth St. in Longview. This group meets the last Wednesday of each month. For information, call Debbi Newton at (903) 757-2122.

Longview Alzheimer’s Support Group: 6 p.m. Feb. 4, Hawkins Creek Assisted Living Center, 311 E. Hawkins Parkway, Longview. This group meets the first Tuesday of each month. Caregivers and patients encouraged to attend. Information: (903) 636-4979.

Upshur County Alzheimer’s Support Group: 2 p.m. Feb. 6, Upshur County Senior Citizens Organization, 201 Silver Alley, Gilmer. This group meets the first Thursday of every month. For information, call (903) 636-4979.

Kilgore Alzheimer’s Support Group: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10, Arabella of Kilgore Senior Living, 2103 Chandler St., Kilgore. This group meets the second Monday of each month. Caregivers and patients encouraged to attend. For information, call (903) 636-4979.

Compassionate Friends: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10, First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Fredonia St., second floor, Longview. This group meets the second Monday of each month. Support for parents who have experienced the death of a child. Information: (903) 806-8927.

Longview Alzheimer’s Support Group: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10, Mobberly Baptist Church at The Bridge, 625 E. Loop 281, Longview. This group meets the second Monday of each month. Caregivers and patients encouraged to attend. Information: (903) 636-4979.

Stop the Bleed: 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11, March 17, April 14, May 12; Longview University Center — UT Tyler, 3201 N. Eastman Road, Longview. Uncontrolled bleeding is the leading cause of death from trauma, and this free course for non-health care professionals teaches how to identify and stop it. For information, visit stopthebleed.org or call (903) 663-8100; to register, visit tinyurl.com/stopbleedclass .

Breast cancer support group: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 11, The Center for Breast Care of Longview Regional Medical Center, 709 Hollybrook Drive, Suite 5604. This group meets the second Tuesday of each month. For information, call (903) 232-8596.

Longview Alzheimer’s Support Group: noon Feb. 13, Buckner Westminster Place, 2201 Horseshoe Lane, Longview. This group meets the second Thursday of each month. Caregivers and patients encouraged to attend; lunch and respite provided. To R.S.V.P., call (903) 234-0000.

Autism support group: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 18, Motion Church, 110 Triple Creek Circle, Suite 30, in Longview. Child care is available with advance notice. This group meets the third Tuesday of each month. For information, email Livinginthepuzzle@yahoo.com or search Living in the Puzzle on Facebook.

Longview Alzheimer’s Support Group: noon Feb. 20, Alpine House, 2104 Alpine Road, Longview. This group meets the third Thursday of each month. Caregivers and patients encouraged to attend, lunch provided. To R.S.V.P., call (903) 841-8883.

Prescription drug drop boxes: Unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs can be disposed of 24 hours a day, seven days a week by using the drop boxes in the lobbies of the Longview Police Department, 302 W. Cotton St., and White Oak Police Department, 108 E. Old Hwy. 80. Syringes can be disposed of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Longview Fire Department, Central Station, 100 E. Cotton St. Limit 10 syringes per person/month.

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