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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 24-hour hotline is (575) 758-3318.

AL-ANON TAOS: Mondays (ODAT topics), 5:30-6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Community Room; Tuesdays (book study): noon-1 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 208 Camino de Santiago, Santiago Room, Taos; Thursdays ("From Survival to Recovery"): 5:45-6:45 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 208 Camino de Santiago, Santiago Room, Taos; Saturdays (book study), 8:30-9:30 a.m., DreamTree Project; Sundays (speaker/steps), 10-11 a.m., DreamTree Project.

ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS meets Wednesdays, 1 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 208 Camino de Santiago, Taos; Thursdays ("From Survival to Recovery"): 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 208 Camino de Santiago, Santiago Room, Taos.

ARTSTREAMS ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA support group for family caregivers meets in a confidential space the second Thursday of each month from 4:30-6 p.m. at 214 Cruz Alta Road, Suite J, Taos. The group offers connection with others in similar situations, supplies and resources and strengthens knowledge and skills required for management of the disease, self-care and how to navigate family issues. Call Kathleen at (575) 758-4692 or (575) 770-9874.

CODEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS meets Fridays at noon at St. James Episcopal Church, 208 Camino de Santiago. Call (575) 751-0164.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP meets at Holy Cross Hospital's Diabetes Wellness Center, 1397 Weimer Road, the first Wednesday of every month from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Call Lori Ann at (575) 751-5769.

DRUG ADDICTS ANONYMOUS meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at 111 Paseo del Cañón West (lower west parking lot, Tri-County building, behind Blake's Lotaburger). Call John at (575) 770-2605.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP provides a safe, peaceful, supportive environment for exploring grief. Meetings occur Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m., at St. James Episcopal Church, 208 Camino de Santiago. Contact Taos Hospice, (575) 737-0681.

HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS. This weekly support group for women who are domestic violence survivors meets Wednesdays, 4-5:30 p.m., at Community Against Violence, 945 Salazar Road. Call (575) 758-8082.

HOLY CROSS CANCER SUPPORT SERVICES hosts a group open to all survivors and caretakers for all types of cancer. The group meets Tuesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. at 413 Sipapu St. Call (575) 751-8927 or visit taoshealth.com/taoscancersupportservices for more information.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP meets the third Tuesday of every month, from 4-5 p.m., at the Taos Economic Development Center (TCEDC), 1021 Salazar Road, in the conference room. This is free and open to all people with MS, their family members and caregivers. For information, call Lorrie at (575) 751-0493.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS. Meetings are held four nights a week in Taos. For more information and locations, call (866) 885-6562.

ROSES, THORNS AND BUDS is a peer-led support group for those providing care-giving services that meets at noon the fourth Monday of each month. The group is for full-time, part-time, local, long-distance, family or professional caregivers. Emotional, mental, spiritual and financial aspects of caregiving are discussed. Yu Garden, 1033 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos. Free. Call Polly, (575) 737-5464, or Jeo, 770-1189.

TAOS PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP meets the second Thursday of every month at 11 a.m. at the Taos Youth and Family Center.

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