Area Support Groups


Alcohol Support Groups

Florida Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous Panama City 

Port St Joe Serenity Group: AA Support group meets Tuesday's at 8:00am & Wednesday's at Noon for open discussion. 1001 Consitution Drive Port St Joe, FL 32456. 850.227.1724.


Drug Support Groups

Narcotics Anonymous Pensacola

Narcotics Anonymous Panama City

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings Marianna, Fl @ First Prebyterian Church, Thursday's @ 7pm. 2898 Jefferson St.

Cocaine Anonymous @ Pathways For Change M, W, F @ Noon. Call John @ 375-6927 for more information.

Celebrate Recovery: Heritage Baptist Church 3065 Highway 297A Cantonment, Fl Thursday evenings @ 7pm in the Fellowship Hall; For more information, contact Mark Stone (850) 232-9808 or Ed Hamilton (850) 525-7890

Rehab Center Information and Meetings


Misc Support Groups

Mental Health Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties (list of a wide range of groups--some in Pensacola)

Sacred Heart Health Systems (wide range of groups and classes from smoking cessation to childbirth to cancer)

Baptist Health Care (medically based support groups)

West Florida Hospital (medically based support groups)

Coast Community Church (recovery support groups)

Alzheimer's Family Services (Alzheimer's support groups for caregivers)

Council On Aging Support Groups (Caregiver Support groups, including grandparents raising grandchildren support groups)


Grandparents of Autism Pensacola (GAP): Meets at the Autism Pensacola Office on the 4th Thursday of each month at 10am.

Pensacola Exceptional Parent Connection: Meets the last Thursday of the month at the Arc Gateway Pollak Training Center

Everman Support Groups (Offers a variety of support groups, such as Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America:CCFA; ADHD, Gay Grassroots; Celiac Sprue; Veterans Community meetings; Transgender Alliance Support group; Mind, Body, Spirit Group of Pensacola)

Divorce Recovery Support Group: The Holy Cross Episcopal Church hosts a nondenominational support group for those going through, or who have gone through, divorce, widowed or dealing with the ending of a significant relationship.The group meets from 7 to 9pm on Tuesdays @ 7979 North 9th Avenue.Call Hank DeVoll at 207-5528 for more information.

GriefShare: Sacred Heart Palliative Care department provides a free, 13 week Grief Support Group for adults who have lost a loved one.  For class dates and times and for registration information, please call Kerri Riggs, LCSW at 850.416.7705.

Baptist Mommy and Me Play Group: Baptist Hospital, Prenatal Classroom, 3rd floor. Free support group for moms with babies up to 6 months old. For more information, call 850.434.4567.

LEAPS New Mom Support Group: Love, Encouragement, and PostPartum Support is a self care group focused on helping moms connect and engage in activities that promote balance, stress management, and overall wellness. Free. Pre crawling babies welcome. For more info, call 850.433.5353 ext 10. 

Mommy and Me Support Group: Sacred Heart Hospital, free support group for mothers. Lactation consultant, baby weight checks offered. Pre registration is required as space is limited. Call 850.416.6378.

Bay County Breast Cancer Support Group: Tuesday's at Sacred Heart Medical Building 120 R Jackson Blvd Ste 140. Newly diagnosed to long-term survivors welcome for discussion. For more information call Terri at 850.624.6282.

Bay County Caregiver Supprt Group: Thursdays 1pm-2pm at Gulf Beach Presbyterian Gulftreat Family Center, 17001 Hernando Avenue Panama City Beach. Come for support, conversation and resources for all caregivers.

Bay County Grief and Loss Support Group: 1pm on Tuesday's and 10am on Thursday's at The Grief and Loss Service of NWFL 1411 Grace Avenue Panama City 850-763-2681. 

Bay County Alzheimer's and Caregiver Suport: 1pm second Friday of the month at Bay County Council on Aging Annex 1116 Frankford Avenue Panama City, Fl. Contact Jean for more information at 850.769.3468.

Bay County Depression Impact Group (D.I.G.) Meets every Tuesday from 6:00pm - 7:00pm at Lynn Haven United Methodist Church 4501 Transmitter Road. More information contact Cathy Byrd at 850-832-4052.



These support groups meet regularly but many other support groups in the area are available. If you would like your regularly scheduled support group listed, please contact or call 850-444-7045.