The Better Breathers Support Group at UMass Memorial Medical Center provides ongoing education and support for individuals with breathing problems and/or lung disease. Call 774-442-6962 for information on upcoming classes or to add your name to our mailing list.
The Bipolar and Unipolar Depression Support Group at UMass Memorial Medical Center provides support and information for those with mood disorders and their friends and family.
Sponsor: Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Mondays, 7 to 9 pm
Don Latham: 508-864-4759, email@example.com
The Breastfeeding Support Group at UMass Memorial Medical Center helps moms get the support and confidence they need with breastfeeding. This program is free and is open to the public. Call 508-334-6485 for more information.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 2:30 pm
The Community Birth Loss Support Group at UMass Memorial Medical Center provides emotional support to parents who have experienced the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. This support group also:
- Assists parents in understanding the grieving process and fosters emotional insight into coping with the loss of their child
- Creates a safe, supportive forum in which parents can share their thoughts and feelings with others who have had a similar experience
- Provides acceptance and creates a framework within which parents can integrate their loss and learn that there is hope, and there is a future
This group is open to all, no matter where you live or where your baby was delivered.
Sponsor: Community Birth Loss Support Group Collaborative
Third Thursday of each month, 7 to 8:30 pm
Karen Armenti, MSW, LCSW, 508-421-1381
Diabetes Support Group meets monthly (September to June) at Heywood Hospital. A speaker presents a specific diabetes topic at each meeting.
Mondays, 6 to 7 pm, and Wednesdays, 2 to 3 pm
Information: Call Doug Miller, RN, CDE, at 978-630-5719.