The Western Institute of Neuropsychiatry is offering support groups, weekly presentations and private counseling for families of those involved in Operation Desert Storm.

"Arms of Love" is a support group that meets from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays."Weathering the Storm in the Persian Gulf" is a series of meetings to be held on Tuesday nights. Mike Averett, a licensed social worker and trauma specialist in private practice, will speak Tuesday, Jan. 29, on the topic of daily stresses during wartime. Averett's son is a Marine serving in the Persian Gulf.

For more information, call Sherry Matthews at 583-2500.