Healthy Living

Information for healthy lifestyles and social interaction for all generations.



Recreational and educational classes and activities for all ages

Decatur Active Living: 404-377-0494

DeKalb County Library-Decatur Branch: 404-370-3070, dekalblibrary.org 



Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer’s Association: 404-728-1181, alz.org/georgia 



LGBTQ Community

The Health Initiative: 404-688-2524, thehealthinitiative.org



TransDecatur: First Baptist Church of Decatur, 300 Ponce de Leon Ave., Gathering Room.  Support Group for Transgender individuals meets first Saturday of each month at 4 PM starting May 6.



Depression and Mental Illness 

DeKalb Community Services Board: 404-892-4646, dekcsb.org

Adult mental health and addiction services, child and adolescent mental health



Fuqua Center for Late Life Depression: 404-728-6948, fuquacenter.org 



Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): atlantaaa.org/meetings.php

Narcotics Anonymous: First Christian Church of Decatur, 404-378-3621, Sundays 8 PM.



Grief/Bereavement

Saint Thomas More Catholic Church, 404-378-4588

Held bi-annually. For dates and more information, contact Ann Dugan, 404-378-4588 x.127, adugan [at] stmga.org 



First Baptist Church of Decatur, 404-373-1653

Group meets in six-week units from time to time. For information, contact tommyemorris [at] bellsouth.net 

Widowers Recovery Group

Decatur Presbyterian Church, 404-378-1777

Wednesdays at 6:30 PM in Slack Fellowship Hall. For information call Dr. Hugh Burns at 404-377-3900



Pregnancy and Loss Group

First Baptist Church of Decatur, 404-373-1653

For women and couples who experienced miscarriage. Call church office for next session.



Crime Victims Group

First Baptist Church of Decatur, Thursdays, 7-8 PM, sanctuary building, S210, 404-373-1653

For families of homicide victims. 



Divorcecare Class

Decatur First United Methodist Church: 404-378-4541, Sundays, 5-6:30 PM, Adults, Room 209, Kids, Room 218. Cost for Adults $15. For adults and kids who are going through a divorce or separation



Caregivers Support Groups

Decatur Presbyterian Church: 404-378-1777, Thursdays, 10:30 AM-Noon, Scott-Huie Room (M201). For information, call Hugh at 404-377-3900



First Baptist Church of Decatur: 404-373-1653, First Tuesday, 11 AM-noon. Sanctuary Building, Parlor



For all Affected by Mental Illness

NAMI DeKalb, 404-604-2350, namidekalb.com/programs 



DeKalb Community Services Board: 404-892-4646, dekcsb.org

Adult mental health and addiction services, child and adolescent mental health

Eating Disorder

ANAD, First Baptist Church of Decatur: 404-373-1653, Wednesdays, 7-8 PM, Sanctuary Building, S218

For people recovering from eating disorders of any kind.



Emotions Anonymous

First Baptist Church of Decatur: 404-373-1653, Wednesdays, 7-8 PM, Sanctuary Building, S210

For those who want to live healthy emotional lives 



Sexaholic Support Group

First Baptist Church of Decatur: 404-373-1653, Saturdays, 10-11 AM, Sanctuary Building, S205

For men desiring to recover from pornography use and/or promiscuity. Questions, contact Steve at decaturrevocery [at] gmail.com ( )



Mothers of Young Ones (MOYO)

Oakhurst Baptist Church: 404-378-3677, Sunday, 9:45 AM, parlor 

Class for mothers of small children who meet to provide one another with support.

DeKalb Medical Hospital Support Groups: 404-501-1000, dekalbmedical.org/patient-visitor-Informationrmation/support-groups



Nicotine Anonymous: Free every Friday, 7:30-8:30 PM, 404-244-8444.12-step program to help you quit nicotine. No registration required. 



Gamblers Anonymous: 404-237-7281. 12-step program to help you quit gambling.