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Alcoholics Anonymous
270-782-5267
1013 East 13th Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Alcoholics Anonymous - Open meetings for anyone who wants to know more about alcoholism. Closed meetings are for members only. There are many times and locations for meetings. Call for more information on AA or on the following support groups: Alateen, Al-Anon and Parents of Alcoholic Children. See also 'Support Groups' on the ALIVE Center website.

Barren River District Health Department
270-781-8039
1109 State Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
www.barrenriverhealth.org
BRDHD provides community health services, immunizations, preventive clinical services, environmental health services, and health information services. Provides services to: Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Simpson & Warren Counties.

Commonwealth Health Free Clinic
270-781-9260
740 East 10th Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
CHC Free Clinic provides basic medical and dental services to individuals who are in the workforce but do not have insurance or any form of social assistance and do not have the means to pay for their healthcare; income guidelines vary per program please call for more information. Low cost dental services are also available to those who are uninsured.

Depressed Anonymous
270-782-7150
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Depressed Anonymous (DA) is a 12 step peer support group that helps people struggling with depression to generate new positive energies, form networks of friendship and support, and give each other the strength to live each day with hope. DA meets twice a week in Bowling Green, at two different locations: Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Broadway United Methodist Church (off Westen, 1323 Melrose Drive, Bowling Green). For more information, call Katherine at (270) 782-7150, or email at kelane14@aol.com. This group meets every week, including holidays. Thursdays, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the ALIVE Center (1818 31-W Bypass). For more information, contact Barry at barry.blann@yahoo.com.

Fairview Community Health Clinic
270-783-3573
615 7th Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Fairview is a community-oriented facility providing financially and culturally accessible healthcare for the diverse population in Warren and surrounding counties in South Central Kentucky. Bosnian and Spanish translators are available. Prescription assistance programs providing patients with free or reduced cost medications are available. Comprehensive medical care including well child, lab and preventive care. Fee determined by patient's ability to pay.

Matthew 25 AIDS Services, Inc.
270-826-0200
452 Old Corydon Road Henderson, KY 42420
Matthew 25 AIDS Services, Inc. supports, educates and treats those infected and affected with HIV/AIDS. In the Bowling Green area we provide care coordination services to HIV positive individuals. Additionally, we facilitate a support group and a food voucher program for those infected with HIV/AIDS. Community education opportunities are also available.

Narcotics Anonymous – 1-800-983-4131
P.O. Box 1671, Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States, 42102-1671
Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts with more than 31,000 weekly meetings in over 100 countries worldwide.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill- NAMI-Bowling Green Affiliate
270-796-2606
428 Center Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101
NAMI-Bowling Green -- A Grassroots Voice on Mental Illness -- Representing South Central Kentucky. Support for individuals with a mental illness and also a support group for family member and friends of those with a mental illness; we utilize volunteers for community activities. Individuals Groups with a mental Illness and Family Support Groups meet the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the address below. The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe brain disorders (mental illnesses). The course is taught by trained family members. All instruction and course materials are free for class participants. Our next class needs new participants which are scheduled to start January 18, 2014 at the address below. We are now accepting family members who wish to sign up till January 1, 2014. Contact: Mr. Larry Gregory –NAMI-BG President (270)618.6128 at Wellness Connection: 428 Center Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101. Our New NAMI-BG phone is (796)2606, Wellness Connection phone is (796)2600.
NAMI –BG ANNOUNCES our new Wellness Connection which is a new Peer Supported and Operated by Peer Specialist center which will be opened October 17, 2013 at our Grand Opening at 7:00 p.m., Public invited please RSVP.
Information about bipolar illness & schizophrenia can be found on www.nami.org website. Additional information about schizophrenia can be found in Schizophrenia Digest. To subscribe, please visit www.schizophreniadigest.com or call 1-888-834-5537.

 

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If your nonprofit agency or organization would like to update your information, please contact the ALIVE Center at 270-782-0082 or email us at alivebg@wku.edu. If your nonprofit agency or organization would like include your information in our directory, please complete the human service directory blank form, and return it to the ALIVE Center or email it to alivebg@wku.edu. We ask that any nonprofit, civic organization or WKU department using our meeting space, complete the form before reserving a room.

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