Support Groups

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.

Meeting Time:
Location:
UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus Center for Health and Fitness, A Level
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA
Call:

774-442-6962

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

Meeting Time:

Mondays, 7 to 9 pm

Location:
University Campus, Hiatt Auditorium (1st floor, Room 608)
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA
Call:

Don Latham: 508-864-4759, dlatham46@verizon.net

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.

Meeting Time:

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 2:30 pm

Location:
UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus
South 4 Conference Room, 119 Belmont Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Call:

508-334-6485

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

Meeting Time:

Third Thursday of each month, 7 to 8:30 pm

Location:
Memorial Campus, Nursing Conference Room, first floor
119 Belmont Street
Worcester, MA
Call:

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.

Meeting Time:

Mondays, 6 to 7 pm, and Wednesdays, 2 to 3 pm

Location:
Call:

Information: Call Doug Miller, RN, CDE, at 978-630-5719.

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