FREE  Professional Networking Luncheon — Psychological Counseling Services (PCS)  invites you to join us for a free networking luncheon experience from 12:15 pm to 1:45pm. Mark your calendar: AUG. 16. If you have attended in the past,  join us anytime. If you are new, please send your email request for an invitation to [email protected] or call 480-947-5739 to speak to Ellen Hamilton for details.

RIO RETREAT CENTER — A Man’s Way™ Intensive.   Upcoming October 3-7.
Using the powerful curriculum developed by Dan Griffin, The Meadows Senior Fellow and based on his two groundbreaking books A Man’s Way through the Twelve Steps and A Man’s Way through Relationships, we will provide a five day intensive and challenging experience for you to transform your understanding of what it means to be a man in recovery. Register: 800-244-4949.

Friday July 15. 9:00 AM to 11:00. Professional Lecture Series by Meadows Behavioral Healthcare. The Meadows Outpatient Center 19120 N. Pima Road, Ste. 125, Scottsdale
It’s Not Us, It’s Them: How We Are Failing Men in Treatment, by Dan Griffin, MA. Presentation offers practical guidance and tools for professionals working with men in navigating challenging areas.

Clinical Breakfast Series — First Wednesday of the month 8:00-9:00 a.m. St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Trends and treatments in the behavioral health field, 1 CEU. St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center Auditorium. 1800 East Van Buren Street.

Mondays– Scottsdale – FAMILY RECOVERY GROUP at The Meadows Outpatient Center. Facilitated by Brough Stewart, LPC. 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Group designed to help begin and continue family recovery. Stop enabling behaviors and learn how to set healthy boundaries based on Pia Mellody’s Model. No reservations or charge. The Meadows Outpatient Center, 19120 N. Pima Rd., Ste. 125, Scottsdale. Contact: Jim Corrington LCSW, 602-740-8403.

Every Week – Tucson – Cottonwood Tucson – InnerPath Developing Healthy Families Workshop. Five-day workshop is for families impacted by addictions, psychiatric disorders, anger & rage, and trauma. Facilitated by Cottonwood staff. Visit or call Jana at 520-743 2141 or email [email protected] for information.

SIERRA TUCSON— Alumni Groups. Scottsdale, Tuesdays, 6:00- 7:00 p.m.Valley Presbyterian Church. 6947 E. McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley. 480-991-4267. Alumni meet in the Counseling Center (Parlor Room). Park in the west parking lot, follow signs to the Counseling Center, located in the chapel complex. Contact: Rob L. at 602-339-4244 or [email protected].

SIERRA TUCSON— Continuing Care Groups in Phoenix.Wednesdays — for Family Member Alumni (18 years and over). (PCS) Psychological Counseling Services, 7530 E. Angus Drive, Scottsdale. 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Thursdays — for Patient Alumni, PCS, 3302 N. Miller Road, Scottsdale, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Facilitated by the clinical staff of Psychological Counseling Services. No charge for Patient and Family Member Alumni.

On Going Support
Valley Hospital— IOP Group for Chemical Dependency/Co-Occuring. Mon., Tues., Thurs. 6-9:00 P.M. Call intake for details: 602-952-3939. 3550 E. Pinchot Avenue, Phoenix.

Open Hearts Open Minds Counseling Services — Women’s Therapeutic Group for Partners of Sex Addicts. Find comfort, strength and hope while exploring intimacy issues. Shea/Tatum area. Men’s Therapeutic Group for Sex Addiction— work through a task-centered model with a certified sex addiction therapist.  Call Cynthia A. Criss, LPC, CSAT 602-677-3557 for details.

Families Anonymous—12 step program for family members of addicted individuals. Phoenix -Mon. 7:00 P.M., First Methodist Church, 5510 N. Central Ave.  602-647-5800. Scottsdale Sun. 4:00 p.m., 10427 N. Scottsdale Rd., North Scottsdale Fellowship Hall  480-225-1555 or 602-647-5800

Thursdays— Men’s General Therapy Group empowering work through blockages to living. Dennis Ryan, M.C., L.P.C.  5-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:00 p.m. Transformation Institute. 4202 N. 32nd St., Suite J, Phoenix. 602-381-8003.

Chronic Pain Sufferers “Harvesting Support for Chronic Pain,” third Saturday of month, 12—1:00 p.m.  Harvest of Tempe, 710 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 103, Tempe.  Carol  480-246-7029.

Hope, Strength, Support —Jewish Alcoholics, Addicts, Families and Friends (JACS*) 1st / 3rd Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 2nd floor conference room. 12701 N. Scottsdale Rd. 602-971-1234 ext. 280 or at [email protected]

PSA Behavioral Health  “The Guild”  Monday 5:30 -7:30 pm. A fun-filled, educational, supportive get-together. Guild is open to the community and brings the community together in raising awareness of mental illness and recovery. PSA North, 2255 W. Northern Ave. in B109. Barbara 602-995-1967 x 207.

COSA (12-step recovery program for men and women whose lives have been affected by another person’s compulsive sexual behavior)— Being in Balance. Thursday 11:00 am-Noon. 2210 W. Southern Ave. Mesa, 85202. Information 602-793-4120.

Women For Sobriety — Meeting every Saturday —10-11:30am. All Saints of the Desert Episcopal Church-9502 W. Hutton Drive. Sun City. Christy (602) 316-5136

Co-Anon Family Support Group – Carrying the message of hope and personal recovery to family members and friends of someone who is addicted to cocaine or other mind altering substances. “Off the RollerCoaster” Thurs., 6:30 – 7:45 pm, 2121 S. Rural Rd., Tempe, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Donna 602-697-9550 or Maggie 480-567-8002

Gamblers Anonymous — ACT Counseling & Education. 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. 602-569-4328 for details. 5010 E. Shea Blvd. D202, Phoenix.

COTTONWOOD TUCSON. Alumni—First Wednesday of month 6:00-7:30 p.m. Cottonwood campus in Tucson. 4110 W. Sweetwater Drive. 5:00 p.m. dinner.  800-877-4520 x2141.

ACOA Thurs., 7:00 p.m., North Scottsdale United Methodist Church, 11735 N. Scottsdale Rd.,

ACA. Tucson. Wed. 5:30-7:00 p.m Streams In the Desert Church 5360 E. Pima Street. West of Craycroft. Room A. (Follow signs). Michael 520-419-6723.

Overeaters Anonymous – 12 Step program for addictions to food and food behaviors. 18 meetings scheduled per week. 520-733-0880 or

Pills Anonymous—Glendale Tues. 7-8:00 pm. HealthSouth Stroke Rehab 13460 N. 67th Ave. Rosalie 602-540-2540. Mesa Tues. 7-8:00 pm, St. Matthew United Methodist Church. 2540 W. Baseline. B-14.  Jim, 480-813-3406. Meggan 480-603-8892. Scottsdale, Wed. 5:30-6:30 pm, N. Scottsdale Fellowship, 10427 N. Scottsdale Rd., Room 3.  Tom N. 602-290-0998. Phoenix, Thurs. 7-8:00 pm. First Mennonite Church 1612 W. Northern. Marc 623-217-9495, Pam 602-944-0834. Janice 602-909-8937.

Celebrate Recovery—Chandler Christian Church. Weekly Fridays 7 p.m. Room B-200. For men and women dealing with chemical or sexual addictions, co-dependency and other Hurts, Hang-ups and Habits. 1825 S. Alma School Rd. Chandler. 480-963-3997. Pastor Larry Daily, E: [email protected].

GA Meetings —ACT Counseling & Education. Phoenix/Glendale. Tuesday, Spanish (men) 7:00 -9:00 pm. 4480 W. Peoria Ave., Ste. 203, Glendale. Thursday, Spanish 7:00 – 9:00 pm 4480 W. Peoria Ave., Ste. 203, Glendale. Sunday, Spanish 6:00 – 8:00 pm 4480 W. Peoria Ave. Ste. 203, Glendale. Sunday, English 6:30 – 8:00 pm 5010 E. Shea Blvd., Ste. D-202, Contact Sue F. 602-349-0372

SAA 602-735-1681 or 520-745-0775.

Tempe Valley Hope Alumni Support Groups, Thursdays 6-7:00 p.m., 2115 E. Southern Ave. Phoenix. Tues. 8-9:00 p.m., 3233 W. Peoria Ave. Ste. 203, Open to anyone in recovery.

Special Needs — AA Meetings. Cynthia SN/AC Coordinator 480-946-1384, email Mike at [email protected]

Survivors of Incest Anonymous. 12-step recovery for survivors. Tucson Survivors Meeting, Sundays 6:00 to 7:15pm. St. Francis in the Foothills, 4625 E. River Road (west of Swan). Carlos 520-881-3400

OA—Teen Meeting, Saturdays 4:00 p.m. 1219 E. Glendale Ave. #23 Phoenix. 602-234-1195.

SLAA—Sex and Love Addict Anonymous 602-337-7117.

GAM-ANON: Sun. 7:30 p.m. Desert Cross Lutheran Church, 8600 S. McClintock, Tempe. Mon. 7:30 p.m., Cross in the Desert Church, 12835 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, Tues. 7:00 p.m., First Christian Church, 6750 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, Tues. 7:15 p.m. Desert Cross Lutheran Church, Education Building, 8600 S. McClintock, Tempe, Thurs. 7:30 p.m.

DEBTORS Anonymous—Mon., 7-8:00 p.m., St. Phillip’s Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave., Palo Verde Room. Thurs. 6-7:00 p.m., University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell. 520-570-7990,

Crystal Meth Anonymous or CMA Hotline 602-235-0955. Tues. and Thurs.Stepping Stone Place 1311 N 14th St.