Grief Support Group will be offered free of charge by Family Hospice and Palliative Care, part of UPMC Home Nursing Agency, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at ACTS Church, 169 Bedford Plaza Road, Bedford. Facilitated by family hospice spiritual counselor Pastor John Bennett, the support group is free and open to all members of the community grieving the loss of a loved one. For more information or to register, call Charlene Ebersole, bereavement secretary, at 947-7060.

Altoona Area Lyme Disease Support Group will meet the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima social hall, 5519 Sixth Ave., Altoona. For more information, call 934-7403 or 329-3863. The Altoona region group belongs to the Pennsylvania Lyme Resource Network. Visit www.palyme.org. Socks pre-treated with permethrin will be offered for sale. The tick repellent protection lasts through 70 washings.

Families of Addiction Support Group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month at Personal Solutions Inc., 145 Clark Building Road, Bedford. For more information, call 717-286-4129 or 327-8677.

Narcotics Anonymous meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on Sundays at the Immaculate Conception Church, 1416 Dudley Road, Dudley. Questions will be answered by calling 494-6028.

Bedford Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday at upstairs meeting room, Bedford Presbyterian Annex Building, 115 E. Penn St., Bedford, in the rear of the building. Call 623-6891 for directions.

Alcoholics Anonymous, open to men and women, meets at noon Tuesdays at upstairs meeting room, Bedford Presbyterian Annex Building, 115 E. Penn St., Bedford, upstairs in rear of building. Call 623-6891 for directions.

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