Prostate Cancer Support Group meets the third Thursday of every month at 7:30 p.m. in the Garden Room (located on the first floor) of the Ledgewood Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center, Beverly Hospital campus. No fee or registration required. 978-236-1650.
Cancer support group meets at Addison Gilbert Hospital on the fourth Tuesday of each month, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Longan Room. No fee or registration required.
Breast Cancer Survivors Group meets in the Longan Room, Addison Gilbert Hospital every third Tuesday of the month, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. No fee or registration required.
Daily — Early Bird recovery meetings, 7 to 8 a.m., Mondays through Sundays, First Baptist Church, 38 Gloucester Ave. Open discussions.
Monday — Alcoholics Anonymous 12 Steps to Freedom, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Veterans' Center, 12 Emerson Ave.
Tuesday — AA for young people, 7 to 8 p.m., Trinity Congregational Church, 70 Middle St. Open speaker discussion.
Wednesday — AA speaker meeting, Fish City Group, St. John's Episcopal Church, 48 Middle St., 7 to 8 p.m. 508-957-4690.
Friday — AA Gloucester Morning Glories women's AA, 7 to 8 a.m., North Shore Health Project, 67 Middle St.; and starting March 5, Al-Anon Family Group, 7:30 to 8:45 p.m., First Baptist Church, 38 Gloucester Ave.
Saturday — Alcoholics Anonymous "Saturday and Sober," 9:30 to 11 a.m., Trinity Congregational Church, Middle Street. Open speaker, discussion. Non; AA discussion group, 10 to 11:15 a.m., Easler Building, 23 Duncan St.; AA meeting, Union Congregational Church, Magnolia, 8 to 9 p.m.; AA Open Big Book/Discussion, non, 8 to 9:30 p.m., St. John's Episcopal Church, 48 Middle St.
Sunday — Alcoholics Anonymous "Women in Recovery" 2 to 3 p.m., First Congregational Church, School Street.
Monday — Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 24 Broadway.
Tuesday — Alcoholics Anonymous step meeting, noon to 1 p.m., First Baptist Church of Rockport, 2 High St.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, School Street.
Wednesday — Al-Anon group, 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Rockport, 2 High St., for friends and relatives of people with alcoholism.
Thursday — Alcoholics Anonymous closed book meeting, noon to 1 p.m., Rockport Baptist Church, 2 High St. Alcoholics Anonymous "Men in Recovery" men's speaker discussion meeting, 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church.
Friday — Alcoholics Anonymous, noon to 1 p.m., First Baptist Church of Rockport, 2 High St.
Saturday — Alcoholics Anonymous, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Rockport, 2 High St. (in July). AA meets at the First Congregational Church, School Street, the rest of the year.
Thursday — AA open speaker meeting, 8 to 9 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 69 School St.
Support group for women dealing with partner abuse. Talk privately with other women in a healing environment and gain friendship, strength and confidence. Call Christine 781-586-8551 or Clara 978-283-8642.
Cape Ann La Leche League welcomes all mothers with nursing babies and mothers-to-be. Whether you're thinking of breastfeeding, planning to breastfeed, or are presently breastfeeding, LaLeche offers meetings where you can exchange information and be part of a maternal network. For more information, call Cecily 978-282-0192 or Sonja 978-546-1160.
A breast cancer support group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m.in the Longan Room, located inside the Washington Street entrance of the Addison Gilbert Hospital, located at 298 Washington St. in Gloucester. There is no fee and preregistration not required.
Connecting Young Moms Education/Support Group, conducted by the Social Work Department at Beverly Hospital, meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Women's Health and Medical Arts Building, Beverly Hospital campus. Free. Registration required; call 978-922-3000, ext. 2720.
Free prenatal yoga classes meet every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Prana Health and Yoga Center, 7A Colonial Road, Salem. Classes focus on safety, breathing exercises, reducing common pregnancy discomforts, improving circulation and easing back pain. Doctor's approval recommended for those who are new to yoga. Visit www.pranahealthcenter.com.
Widowed Persons' Support Group meets every other Wednesday at Addison Gilbert Hospital in the Longan Room from 3 to 5 p.m. There is no fee or preregistration required. Call 978-283-7102 or 978-281-3275.
Healthy pregnancy workshop, sponsored by the Connecting Young Moms Support Group, a two-hour class to be attended in the first or second trimester. Childbirth series offered to assist young women and their support people to prepare for birth. Class meets one evening a week for seven weeks. Free. To register, call 978-922-3000, ext. 2720.
MotherTime Support Group meets Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon at the North Shore Birth Center, Beverly Hospital. All area mothers of infants and young children welcome. No fee or registration required. 978-927-7880.
Postpartum Adjustment Group meets on the first and third Friday of the month from 10 to 11 a.m. in the first-floor doctor's conference room at Beverly Hospital. Led by licensed social worker Carnie Hansen. No fee or registration is required. Mothers welcome to bring their babies. 978-922-3000, ext. 2716.