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C.A.R.E.

C.A.R.E.

Directory of 12-Step Meetings - SD

Closed meetings: For those with a desire to stop using

Open meetings: For those with a desire to stop using (family, friend, and concerned others are welcome)

Alcoholics Anonymous

Watertown

Mon.

6:30 am, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open)

12:00 pm, Guest House, small group room

12:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open)

5:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (closed)

8:00 pm, Lucthrean Church of Our Redeemer, 2001 2nd St NW (NS)

8:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open)

Tues.

12:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open-step)

5:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open)

8:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (closed)

8:15 pm, IC Catholic Church, 309 2nd Ave SE, Grapevine Discussion(closed)

Wed.

12:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open Big Book)

5:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (closed)

5:30 pm, Came to Believe Group, 20 1st St NW (open)

8:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (closed Big Book)

Thurs.

12:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open)

5:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (closed)

7:00 pm, Weslyan Church, 3rd Ave NE

8:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open)

Fri.

12:00 pm, Guest House, small group room

12:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open)

5:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (closed)

8:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (closed)

Sat.

10:00 am, Women's Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open)

12:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open)

8:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open)

6:30 pm, Birthday Night, Pot-luck (last Sat of month)

Sun.

12:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open)

8:15 pm, Gilbert Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave (open)

Co-Dependency Group

Watertown

Mon.

5:30 pm, Cornerstone Church, 1350 11th St NE

Al-Anon and Alateen

Watertown

Mon.

7:15 pm, Al-Anon Group, Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer

Tues.

10 am, Al-Anon Group, 1021 Gilbert Ave

Wed.

8:15 pm, 1021 Gilbert Ave

Thurs.

7 pm, Weslyan Church, 3rd Ave NE

Narcotics Anonymous

Watertown

Mon.

7 pm, Salvation Army, 621 4th St SE (open)

Wed.

8 pm, Salvation Army, 621 4th St SE (open)

Fri.

8 pm, Serenity Hills, 1500 Hwy #20 NW (closed)

Sun.

5:15 pm, Gilbert House, 1021 Gilbert Ave NE (downstairs - closed)

Gamblers Anonymous

Watertown

Mon.

6:30 pm, West Group Room, 123 19th St NE

Arlington

AA Meetings

Tues.

12:15 pm, Trinity Lutheran Church (closed)

7:00 pm, Trinity Lutheran Church (open)

Wed.

Women's Group, 7:00 pm, The Newman Center , 1321 8th St (closed)

Aberdeen

AA Meetings

Mon.

6:30 pm, St. Mark Episcopal, 1410 N Kline, West Door, downstairs

Tues.

6:30 pm, Faith United Methodist, 503 S Jay St, South Door, downstairs

Thurs.

6:30 pm, Faith United Methodist, 503 S Jay St, South Door, downstairs

Fri.

6-7:30 pm, The Yellow House, 519 S Arch St , Upstairs (open, NS)

Sat.

8:00 pm, Faith United Methodist, 503 S Jay St, South Door, downstairs

Big Stone

AA Meetings

Mon.

8:30 am, Community Center, (closed)

12:15 pm, Original Group, 135 1st Ave S (closed)

Brookings

AA Meetings

Mon.

12:15 pm, Original Group, 135 1st Ave S (closed)

5:30 pm, Camel Club, 1st Lutheran Church, 8th and Main Ave (closed) N/S

7:30 pm, Original Group, 135 1st Ave S (closed)

Tues.

7:30 pm, Original Group, 135 1st Ave S (closed)

Wed.

12:15 pm, Original Group, 135 1st Ave S (closed)

7:30 pm, Original Group, 135 1st Ave S (closed)

Thurs.

5:30 pm, Newcomers C\Group, 135 1st Ave S (closed))

7:30 pm, Original Group, 135 1st Ave S (closed)

7:30 pm, First Lutheran Church, 8th and Main (oepn, NS)

Fri.

12:15 pm, 135 1st Ave S (closed) Discussion

7:30 pm, Original Group, 135 1st Ave S (closed, Step Study)

Sat.

8:30 am, Original Group, 135 1st Ave S (closed)

7:30 pm, 135 1st Ave S (open), Speaker Night

Sun.

9:30 am, 135 1st Ave S (spiritual-open) Discussion

7:30 pm, 135 1st Ave S (closed) Discussion

Narcotics Anonymous

Brookings

Mon.

7:30 pm, First Lutheran Church, Main Ave & 8th St N, Room #201

Thurs.

7:30 pm, First Lutheran Church, Main Ave & 8th St N, Room #201

Al-Anon and Alateen

Brookings

Tues.

5:30 pm, 1st United methodist 625 5th St (Al-Anon & Alateen)

Thurs.

7:30 pm, Brookings Al-Anon, 135 1st Ave S

Accessible (605) 693-4159

Clark

AA Meetings

Mon.

2:00 pm, United Methodist Church

Tues.

7:00 pm, United Methodist Church

Thurs.

7:00 pm, United Methodist Church

De Smet

AA Meetings

Mon.

7:00 pm, Kingsbury Co jail (closed)

Thurs.

7:030 pm, 1st Congregational Church (open)

Lake Preston

AA Meetings

Wed.

7:00 pm, Lake Preston Comm. Room, Main Street

Milbank

AA Meetings

Wed.

8:00 pm, Grant Co. Detention Center, Basement (closed)

Al-Anon and Alateen

Milbank

Wed.

8:00 pm, Al-Anon, Grant Co Courthouse Community Room

Thurs.

6:300 pm, Alateen, Grant Co Courthouse Community Room

Narcotics Anonymous

Milbank

Sun.

6:00 pm, American Lutheran Church

Sisseton

AA Meetings

Tues.

8:00 pm, St Catherine's Catholic Church (closed)

Thurs.

8:00 pm, St Catherine's Catholic Church (closed)

Sun.

8:00 pm, St Catherine's Catholic Church (closed)

Narcotics Anonymous

Sisseton

Thurs.

7:00 pm, Talking Circle, Dakota Pride

Fri.

7:00 pm, Dakota Pride

8:00 pm, Big Book Study, Dakota Pride

Waubay

AA Meetings

Thurs.

7:00 pm, Library (closed)

Webster

AA Meetings

Wed.

8:00 pm, City Hall, upstairs

Quiz Yourself

Concerned you may have a problem? Use one of these self screening tools for alcohol , drug use, and gambling to see where you stand.

Alcohol Screening Test

Take this self test to determine the degree to which you may have a problem with alcohol and what action is suggested.

The following questions concern information about your involvement with alchol during the past 12 months. Carefully read each statement and decide if your answer if "YES" or "No".
Please answer every question. If you have difficulty with a statement, then choose the response that is mostly right.

These questions refer to the past 12 months only.

Do you feel that you are a normal drinker? (by normal we mean do you drink less than or as much as most other people?

Yes No

Does your wife, husband, a parent, or other near relative ever worry or complain about your drinking?

Yes No

Do you feel guilty about your drinking?

Yes No

Do friends or relatives think you are a normal drinker?

Yes No

Are you able to stop drinking when you want to?

Yes No

Have you ever attended a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)?

Yes No

Has your drinking ever created problems between you and your wife, husband, a parent or other near relative?

Yes No

Have you ever gotten into trouble at work because of your drinking?

Yes No

Have you ever neglected your obligations, your family, or your work for two or more days in a row because you were drinking?

Yes No

Have you ever gone to anyone for help about drinking?

Yes No

Have you ever been in a hospital because of drinking?

Yes No

Have you ever been arrested for drunken driving, driving while intoxicated, or driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages?

Yes No

Have you ever been arrested, even for a few hours, because of other drunken behaviors?

Yes No

Drug Use Screening Test

The following questions concern information about your involvement with drug during the past 12 months. Carefully read each statement and decide if your answer if "YES" or "No".
Please answer every question. If you have difficulty with a statement, then choose the response that is mostly right.

These questions refer to the past 12 months only.

1. Have you used drugs other than those required for medical reasons?

Yes No

2. Do you abuse more than one drug at a time?

Yes No

3. Are you always able to stop using drugs when you want to?

Yes No

4. Have you had "blackouts" or "flashbacks" as a result of drug use?

Yes No

5. Do you ever feel bad or guilty about your drug use?

Yes No

6. Does your spouse (or parent) ever complain about your involvement with drugs?

Yes No

7. Have you neglected your family because of your use of drugs?

Yes No

8. Have you engaged in illegal activities in order to obtain drugs?

Yes No

9. Have you ever experienced withdrawl symptoms (felt sick) when you stopped taking drugs?

Yes No

10. Have you had medical problems as a result of your drug use (e.g., memory loss, hepatitis, convulsions, bleeding, etc.)"

Yes No

Gambling Screening Tool

It has never been easier for people to gamble legally, comfortably and conveniently on a wide variety of games and events. Unfortunately for some people gambling becomes much more than a harmless form of entertainment.

The following questions concern information about your involvement with gambling during the past 12 months. Carefully read each statement and decide if your answer if "YES" or "No".
Please answer every question. If you have difficulty with a statement, then choose the response that is mostly right.

1. Are you preoccupied with gambling (eg: preoccupied with reliving past gambling experiences, planning the next gambling venture or thinking of ways to get money to gamble?

Yes No

2. Do you find you need to gamble with increasing amounts of money in order to achieve the desired excitement?

Yes No

3. Have you had repeated unsuccessful efforts to control, cut back, or stop gambling?

Yes No

4. Do you gamble as a way of escaping from problems or gamble to improve a depressed mood?

Yes No

5. After losing money gambling, do you often return another day to "get even"?

Yes No

6. Do you lie to family members, therapists, or others to conceal the extent of your involvement with gambling?

Yes No

7. Have you committed illegal acts such as forgery, fraud, theft or embezzlement to finance gambling?

Yes No

8. Have you jeopardized or lost a significant relationship, job, or educational or career opportunity because of gambling?

Yes No

9. Do you rely on others to provide money to relieve a desperate financial situation caused by gambling?

Yes No

Resources

Crisis line:

Call 605-886-0123 OR 1-800-444-3989 24 Hours/Day

In Sisseton, call 605-698-7688

Counseling Appointments
and Addiction Services:

Call 605-886-0123 OR 1-800-444-3989

Monday-Friday 8 AM-5PM

In Sisseton, call 605-698-7688

In Milbank, call 605-886-0123

Online Twelve Step Meetings