Prostate cancer

Dr. Fletcher C. Derrick will speak at the US TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group meeting 7-9 p.m. June 7 at Bethel United Methodist Church, 57 Pitt St., downtown Charleston.

This is an informational meeting for prostate cancer patients and their partners.

Contact John Ramsey at 556-1698 or Reuben Martin 556-1758.

Mental illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Charleston Area, holds support groups monthly for family members and friends of those with mental illness and for individuals recovering from a brain disorder/mental illness.

Call Ron at 571-1832, email NAMI Charleston Area at or visit

TOPS Club weight loss

The TOPS Club (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Fort Johnson Baptist Church.

The first meeting is free.

For information, call Theresa at 737-3289 or visit

Food Addiction

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a free 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, undereating and bulimia.

Call 781-321-9118 or contact Lorraine P. at 242-8190.


Meetings are 7-8 p.m. every Thursday at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1293 Orange Grove Road, West Ashley.


The Charleston Amputee Support Team meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital.

The meeting is open to all amputees, family and friends.

Contact Frank at 323-8893.