Support groups



BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 1-3 p.m. at Kit Carson Electric Cooperative's boardroom (118 Cruz Alta Road) the following dates: Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9. All who have a brain injury are welcome.

GOLDEN WILLOW GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP is open to members of the community 15 and older Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. through Nov. 15. Drop-ins are welcome at these no-cost meetings, which will occur at Golden Willow Counseling Services, 412 Sipapu Road, Taos.


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"): 5:30-6:30 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 Church, 208 Camino de Santiago. For details, 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. To ask questions, 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 for more info on the group and other support services.

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

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS may have the solution for people who worry about weight or the way they eat. There are no weigh-ins, fees or dues. The group meets Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church's main meeting hall, 215 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. Email

ROSES, THORNS AND BUDS is a peer-led support group for those providing caregiving 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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