Support Groups

Addiction

If you are 18 years of age and older, and are trying to address your use of drugs, alcohol and/or gambling, drop-in support groups are available:

Every Tuesday 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Villa Nova Plaza, CBS
For more information, please call 709-834-6944.

Every Wednesday 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Corpus Christi Church, Waterford Bridge Road (office entrance)
For more information, please call 709-752-4226.

Every Wednesday 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Lemarchant House, 192 Lemarchant Road, St. John’s
For more information, please call: 709-777-5622.

If you are 18 years of age and older and want support in your recovery with a gambling addiction, a drop-in support group is available:

Every Wednesday 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Mount Pearl Square – Community Services (760 Topsail Road)
For more information, please call 709-834-6944 or 709-752-6703.

Grief

Our grief and bereavement services are offered within several departments and programs of Eastern Health, including with the Mental Health and Addictions Program.

Spousal grief and bereavement support groups:
Mondays 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Daffodil Place, 70 Ropewalk Lane, St. John’s

Parent loss grief support group:
Every second Thursday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Daffodil Place, 70 Ropewalk Lane, St. John’s (call Cathy at 709-325-1594)

The Compassionate Friends of Canada (NL Chapter):
Grief support to parents and grandparents after the death of a child, including adult children.
For more information, please call 709-753-3530.

Survivors of Suicide and Loss:
First Tuesday and third Monday of each month, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Comfort House, 11 Caprea Place, St. John’s
Individual one-on-one or family support calls are available between meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
For more information, please call 709-726-4223.

Community Partners

There are many support groups offered by Eastern Health’s Community Partners. Please don’t hesitate to contact them.

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Last updated: 2020-04-23