NAMI, (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Tri-Valley Parent Resource and Support Group meets for parents with children to age 17 diagnosed or suspected of having bipolar or other mood disorders.  The group is drop-in, no registration required and is free.

When: Third Tuesday each month, 7-9 PM

Where: Meet at Pathways To Wellness, 5674 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 114, Pleasanton 

Contact:email Marsha or call 980-5331

Website: www.nami.org

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NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs have become a major problem. They meet regularly to help each other stay clean. The are not interested in what or how much you used, but only in what you want to do about your problem and how they can help.

Membership is open to all drug addicts, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used. When adapting AA’s First Step, the word “addiction” was substituted for “alcohol,” thus removing drug-specific language and reflecting the “disease concept” of addiction.

There is no social, religious, economic, racial, ethnic, national, gender, or class-status membership restrictions. There are no dues or fees for membership; while most members regularly contribute small sums to help cover the expenses of meetings, such contributions are not mandatory.

Narcotics Anonymous provides a recovery process and support network inextricably linked together. One of the keys to NA’s success is the therapeutic value of addicts working with other addicts. Members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction and living drug-free productive lives through the application of the principles contained within the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of NA.

following are Tri-Valley meeting locations and times:

 

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New Hope Ministries offers lay counseling services  (premarital, recovery and support groups) based on biblical precepts and principles.  Lay counseling, encouragement and prayer is provided to individuals and couples.  New Hope also offers a network of referrals and outside resources for individuals, couples, families and children to local licensed, Christian counselors and MFT Interns.

Where: Cornerstone Fellowship, 348 N. Canyons Pkwy, Livermore

Contact: Tracey, for more info

 

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Our spring respite for special needs children has an Olympic theme. Kids will be participating in some fun games in the gathering place, earning a medal and getting their pictures taken on the medal stand with the American flag.  Come be a part of the games, sporting jerseys and teams from all over the world or your patriotic red, white and blues.  We can only take as many kids as we have volunteers so sign up early and invite a friend.  Training begins for EVERYONE at 1:00 pm so you will know where and how to help your child participate in the games. You can register on-line at  http://vc.church/2myOorc

When: Saturday, April 1, 1:00-5:00 pm

Where: 4455 Del Valle Pkwy, Pleasanton

Contact: Kris Volkir, Disability Ministry Director,  or call 925.846.6622

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Monthly Parkinson's Support Groups are available in the Tri-Valley.

When: second Saturday of each month, 10:00 AM - Noon

Where:  Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton

A group exercise class for Parkinson's Disease and other neurological & mobility challenges is also offered.

When: Thursdays, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Where:  Lynnewood United Methodist Church, 4444 Black Avenue, Pleasanton

More information on either group:  email Mary or call (925) 989-0209

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The Pleasanton Community Counseling Center, (PCCC) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) counseling center.  PCCC's stated mission is to provide compassionate, affordable counseling for individuals, couples, families and children in a safe and supportive environment.   Counseling appointments vary according to therapist availability.  The Counseling Center is staffed by interns, supervised by seasoned clinicians.  Fees are based on a sliding scale, based on income.  Call to make an appointment.

To ask about services: (925) 600-9762

Where: 4444 Black Avenue, Pleasanton

 Website: http://www.pleasantonccc.org 

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The Pocket Guides were developed by the cities of Livermore and Pleasanton and updated by the city of Dublin as a handy resource to connect residents to Human Services, not only in the Tri-Valley, but in Alameda County as well. This Pocket Guide is given to Police Officers who may encounter residents during the course of their activities; school counselors,service providers and available at public counters in the three cities.

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Legends, Senior Behavioral Health is a 14-bed acute care voluntary behavioral health program for seniors who need treatment for psychiatric illness.  The program is a structured group based program for patients 65 and older but depending on the need and behavior, * we treat much younger patients as well.   The program is part of ValleyCare Health System and is located at Valley Memorial, in Livermore.  LEGENDS focuses on patients with depression, manic depressive illness, dementia, acute psychosis and adjustments disorders of aging.  LEGENDS provides an individualized treatment program for each patient.  A variety of approaches are used including group, individual and family counseling.  In addition, LEGENDS provides specialities such as occupational, physical and recreational therapy.  Physicians, mental health professional or family members may make referrals to the LEGENDS program by contacting the center directly.  The patient, if clinically appropriate after assessment, will be admitted and followed by a psychiatrist and primary care physician for treatment.

Where:  Valley Memorial, 1111 E. Stanley Blvd., Livermore

Contact:  Clinic Coordinator, (925) 373-8031

After hours and on weekends: (925) 373-8038 or toll free 1 800 884-8038

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For those seeking recovery from emotional, physical and sexual abuse, we are offering our Door of Hope GroupRegister online at:  www.crosswindschurch.org  or call (925) 560-3800 

When: See website

Where: CrossWinds Church,  1660 Freisman Road, Pleasanton

We are also offering a Chronic Pain Support Group. Register online at:  www.crosswindschurch.org

Step One groups are biblically based, Christ centered, recovery & support small groups.  They facilitate open, honest, and supportive interaction for men and women.  These groups are structured to provide a safe and confidential place of healing.  The groups are designed to improve the way you live, think and relate while providing important tips, tools and techniques to improve all your relationships.  These groups are peer lead support groups with leaders who are well trained, experienced, caring people to help you process through the challenges and struggles of life.  Step One groups are not professional group therapy experiences.  They are peer lead support groups.  Step One groups are free.  Books and materials can be purchased at your Step One group.  Registration is encouraged on-line and the website links to the groups available.  Groups meet for 10-14 weeks at CrossWinds Church unless otherwise noted.

When:  Contact or email for current dates

Where: CrossWinds Church,  1660 Freisman Road, Pleasanton 

Contact: email Jim or call (925) 560-3889

 

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R~Quest Professional Christian Counseling

R-Quest is a Christian counseling center located in the heart of Pleasanton, California and has been serving the Tri-Valley and surrounding areas for over 10 years. They provide a safe, secure atmosphere for individuals and families seeking help for their personal issues. Professional counseling is readily available, effective and confidential fostering honesty, openness and respect.

The Professional Team at R-Quest includes Marriage Family Therapists (MFT), Clinical Psychologist, Registered Dietician (RD), Relapse Prevention Specialist, Certified Alcoholism and Drug Counselors (CADC), Certified Personal Trainer, and a Lifestyle and Weight Management Consultants whom uphold objectivity and integrity, and maintain the highest standards in the services they offer.

Location: 1811 Santa Rita Road, Ste 108, Pleasanton, CA

Contact: Marcy Hawkins or Carolyn at (925) 426-0501

Narcotics Anonymous
NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs have become a major problem. They meet regularly to help each other stay clean. The are not interested in what or how much you used, but only in what you want to do about your problem and how they can help.

Membership is open to all drug addicts, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used. When adapting AA’s First Step, the word “addiction” was substituted for “alcohol,” thus removing drug-specific language and reflecting the “disease concept” of addiction.

There is no social, religious, economic, racial, ethnic, national, gender, or class-status membership restrictions. There are no dues or fees for membership; while most members regularly contribute small sums to help cover the expenses of meetings, such contributions are not mandatory.

Narcotics Anonymous provides a recovery process and support network inextricably linked together. One of the keys to NA’s success is the therapeutic value of addicts working with other addicts. Members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction and living drug-free productive lives through the application of the principles contained within the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of NA.

Following is a list of meetings held each week in the Tri-Valley area.

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