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groups, columns of elements within a periodic table. All elements within a group have the same number of electrons in the outer shell.

Patient discussion about groups

Q. How can I go about finding a free depression support group where I live? would like to find a depression support group in my area. How do I go about finding one? Google searches are turning up nothing.

A. Call the help desk or receptionist of your local or nearest hospital or medical clinic.

You could go to an AA meeting in your local community. A lot of people there are depressed. That's what those meetings do for people, they are a support group.

You could also start one and put a community notice in your local paper.

Get together with others you trust and talk.

Call home and talk.

Find a friend and talk.

I pray. God listens.

Q. where would i find support groups for Ex alcoholic people?

A. web site for alcoholic anonymous/narcotics anonymouse/--in the a group.

Q. Hi Everybody. I wanted to welcome Lixurion999 to our group. He is a new members on imedix, but from chatting with him and reading his answers in the last two days I think he's a great ocntribution to the community. Please take a minute and welcome him and introduce him to the group. You know how it is when you're the new kid on the block right? Have a great day and check the site soon as I have a suprise for all of you that I think you'll like (Jenn - you know what I mean...)

A. Thank you Jenn for what you said. I can't wait for the new discussion board to go live.

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The signs and sounds of a tumultuous concourse of men lately crowded together in one place, and agitated by the same passing events, were now exchanged for the distant hum of voices of different groups retreating in all directions, and these speedily died away in silence.
There's goin' to be a proceyshon through the noo groups," he replied, "an' the master can't stop 'em.
He had been a manufacturer of electrical apparatus in Indianapolis, until Vail's policy of consolidation drew him into the central group of pioneers and pathfinders.
On 15th of December, we left to the east the bewitching group of the Societies and the graceful Tahiti, queen of the Pacific.
This island, although generally called one of the Marquesas, is by some navigators considered as forming one of a distinct cluster, comprising the islands of Ruhooka, Ropo, and Nukuheva; upon which three the appellation of the Washington Group has been bestowed.
The group which had forced the culprits from the hands of the archers had drawn close to the house, which appeared to be the goal towards which they dragged them.
This group was the prettiest of all the pictures in the studio.
He approached a group of bourgeois, who seemed to him to be discussing his piece.
For he had to learn, first, the spoken numerals; second, to see with his eyes and in his brain differentiate between one object, and all other groups of objects up to and including the group of five; and, third, in his mind, to relate an object, or any group of objects, with its numerical name as uttered by Steward.
They had much to learn and in the meantime our Fighting Groups weeded them out.
Mounts Doerful and Leibnitz formed two separate groups very near the south pole.
It might, also, perhaps have been expected that naturalised plants would have belonged to a few groups more especially adapted to certain stations in their new homes.