Support Groups

Gordon County
ddiction Support Groups and Services

Recovery for Substance Abuse Group for individuals in recovery from drugs and alcohol. Chaired by a recovering addict – 12 Step Program.  Drug Addiction Support Group – Thursday at 6:30 PM.  Meet at Calhoun Counseling Center,  654A Red Bud Road, in Calhoun.  Phone 706-602-0339   

A Christian Recovery GroupMonday at 7:00 PM at First Christian Church, 113 Park St. in Adairsville.  Minister Lyle Lipps – 770-773-3951.  Anyone trying to overcome addiction is welcome.

Narcotic AnonymousPhone 706-625-8669 for meeting information

Narcotic AnonymousWednesday 7:00 PM  Red Brick house behind – World Harvest Church on Red Bud Road (Old Calhoun Music Land) Phone 706-625-8669.  Also, Mondays and Wednesdays at noon at Friendship Baptist.

Alcoholics Anonymous Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 7:00 PM and Sunday at 2:00 at 318 N. River Street – rear of brick building next to Health Dept.  All are welcome.  Phone 706-255-0177

Celebrate Recovery12 Step Christian Based Support Group – Thursday at 7:00 PM. NorthPointe Church in Adairsville – Pastor Jim Pinkard.  Call Stacy Parker 678-449-8918,  770-877-3752 or Randy McClure at 770-773-6175. Email:

Celebrate Recovery Calhoun Meets each Sunday, 4—6:30 p.m. at TrueNorth Missions and Ministry Center, 107 South Wall St, Calhoun.  Call 706-676-8054

Celebrate Recovery Meets each Saturday at 6:00 pm at East Calhoun Church of God,  401 Peters Street in Calhoun.  The can sign Court documents for program certification.  Call 706-629-0949 for more information.

Gordon County Aftercare MinistriesHelp finding residences, jobs in the community, churches to attend and drug and alcohol treatment programs. P.O. Box 663, Calhoun, GA  30701-0663  Coordinator Kirk Schueman, Phone 770-624-9889  Email:

Friendship Baptist Church Prison Aftercare/Drug Abuse Ministry  –  Offering support for those recently released from prison, those seeking help from an addiction and their families.  Contact:  678-358-7767

Helpline Georgia (24/7) – Information and referral resources for Alcohol Abuse,  Drug Abuse and  Crime Victim Assistance. Statewide Toll-Free, Confidential 1-800-338-6745

Providence Men’s Shelter   at 437 South Wall Street/Hwy. 41 in Calhoun. Ph: 706-629-1613

Behavioral Health Linkcrisis hotline:  1.800.715.4225 available 24-7

SUICIDE PREVENTION  Call the LIFELINE at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)  or 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) Spanish language 1-800-273-TALK, press 1. The LIFELINE is FREE, confidential, and always available. Help a loved one, a friend, or yourself.

Overeaters Anonymous  – Meets Mondays at 6:30 at Belmont Baptist Church,  126 W. Belmont Drive, Building D.   Phone:  770-382-1873

Family and Friends Support Groups

Autism Support Groupmeets every second Tuesday from 6:00 – 7 :00 p.m. at Belwood Elementary School.  Contact Jean Moorehead, 706-629-4474 ext. 8112

Families AnonymousThursdays at 7:30 PM Meeting held at Calhoun Counseling Center 654A Red Bud Road, Calhoun.  Phone 706-602-0339     A 12-step self help recovery program for parents, relatives and friends concerned about drug or alcohol abuse.  Attendees are given tools that provide hope and healthy ways to cope. 

Nurturing Fathers  –  Learn new skills or strengthen your current skills!  Call the Family Resource Center at 706-625-3311.

Al Anon Family Groups  –  Monday and Thursday at 8 p.m. in lower level at St. Mark’s In Dalton, 901 W. Emery St.  Call 706-217-5953

ASCA/Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse – meets Thursdays at 6:30 pm in Calhoun.  Go to or for more information or to download the manual.

Moms in Touchis a prayer group that meets once a week to pray for our children and their schools.  Contact Karen Clark 625-0504  E-mail –  Web Site:

Gordon County Domestic Violence Victim Support GroupTuesdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.  Phone 706-625-5586  After hours emergency:  1-800-33HAVEN

Grief Support GroupFourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM Gordon Hospital’s Classroom A – Call 629-2895 ext 2203.

Healing Hearts – A monthly support group for family and friends who have lost a loved one by suicide.  Meetings are the last Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm.  Call 706-413-2111 or email

Georgia Legal Services Program404-894-7707 or contact LEJO at 706-625-0658 for appointments on last Friday of each month.

Calhoun Pregnancy CenterTuesdays from noon to 4 p.m. and Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Saturday and other times by Appointment.  Offers pregnancy test kits, counseling, referrals and baby clothes and baby care items.  Phone: 706-625-5768

Classes for Parents and Teens offered by Family Resource Center.  Mondays from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.  Learn new ways of handling troublesome issues.  Phone: 706-625-3311, ext. 18.

Parenting Skills ClassFor Families with children 0-12 years old offered by Family Resource Center.  Mondays 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.  The sessions include classes for children of all ages and dinner for the family.  Phone:  706-625-3311, ext. 18.

Post Partum Depression  Phone:  1-800-944-4PPD

Parent/Child Talk Line   Phone:  1-800-244-5373

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance  Peer lead group,

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group  – For adults with mental health disorders and NAMI Family Support Group meet on Mondays from 6—7:30 pm at Rome 1st UMC at 202 E. 3rd Ave.

Alzheimer’s Assn. Support Group  –  Morning Pointe Assisted Living, 660 Jolly Rd., Calhoun.  Call 706-629-0777

Heroes Great & Small  –  Support group for kids who have been maltreated.  Call Harbor House in Rome:  706-235-5437 or visit website