Durham County

Civic clubs and support groups in Durham and Orange counties

To add your civic club or support group, or to update your meeting time or location, send information two weeks in advance to calendar@heraldsun.com.

Support Groups

Optimist Club of Chapel Hill

The purpose of the club is to develop Optimism as a philosophy of life. We are non-sectarian and all-inclusive. Details: Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. Bob Evans Restaurant, 5419 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham. www.ch-optimists.org, 919-942-4144.

Volunteer Opportunity - Prison Books

Fill book and zine requests from people in prison. There’s no need to sign up ahead of time and you can stay for all or part of the time. Details: Every Sunday, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., 4312 Etta Rd, Durham. For more info, http://bit.ly/2eHDoWc or email prisonbooks@gmail.com.

Breastfeeding Cafe

An informal drop-in for breastfeeding moms. Details: Every Monday, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., The Red Hen, 201 S. Estes Dr, University Mall, Chapel Hill. Pam Freedman, 919-417-5170.

Depression and Bipolar Alliance (DBSA)

Triangle Comfort Zone Chapter. Meetings offer both a safe place to share and find support. Family and friends are also welcome to support someone or find support themselves. Details: Every Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m., Binkley Baptist Church, Room 21, 1712 Willow Dr, Chapel Hill. For information, e-mail Richard at dbsachapelhill@gmail.com.

Cancer Support

Yoga for Cancer Patients - Chapel Hill

For patients, survivors and caregivers. Arrive 15 minutes early if new. Details: Every Monday & Wednesday, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. $5 fee. UNC Wellness at Meadowmont, 100 Sprunt St, Chapel Hill. 984-974-8100.

Yoga for Cancer Patients - Durham

For patients, survivors and caregivers. Arrive 15 minutes early if new. Details: Every Friday, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. $5 Fee. Holistic Health Studio, 1000 Hackberry Ln, Durham. 984-974-8100.

Addiction

Gamblers Anonymous

Details: Every Monday, 7:30 p.m. Amity United Methodist Church, 825 Estes Dr, Chapel Hill.

Nar-Anon

Details: Every Monday, 8 p.m. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 8639 Old Chapel Hill Rd, Durham. www.nar-anon.org.

Overeaters Anonymous - Carrboro

White house across street from church, Handicap accessible. Details: Every Sunday, 4 p.m., Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Rd, Carrboro. 919-265-9122.

Overeaters Anonymous - Chapel Hill

Details: Every Thursday, 7 p.m., Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Dr, Room 17, Chapel Hill. http://bit.ly/2uEbgtC, 919-260-5693.

Overeaters Anonymous Meetings - Durham

Details: Every Saturday, 10 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, Calhoun Cabin, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Rd, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-596-9543.

Special Topic is Literature Study. Details: Every Thursday, 12:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-683-3013.

Special Topic is Relapse/12th Step Within. Details: Wednesday, 12:30 p.m., Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark Dr, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-683-3013.

Details: Every Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Structure House, 3017 Pickett Rd, 2nd Floor, Room 220, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-929-9891.

Newcomer Meeting. Details: Every Sunday, 10 a.m., Structure House, 3017 Pickett Rd, 2nd Floor, Room 220, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-929-9891.

Details: Every Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-683-3013.

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