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SUPPORT GROUPS

 

Diabetes

Grupo de Apoyo de Niños

  • Phone: (520) 285-8068
  • Where: Holy Cross Hospital, Board Room
  • When: Last Thursday of the Month, 5:30 p.m.
  • Details: en español

Grief

Weekly Grief Support Groups

  • Details: Reservations not required. No fee.
  • Contact: Carondelet Hospice and Palliative Care Bereavement Services
  • Phone: (520) 205-7700

Tucson Morning Group

  • When: Tuesdays, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Where:Carondelet Hospice & Palliative Care, Conference Room
  • Address: 1802 W. St. Mary's Road, Tucson, AZ

Tucson Afternoon Group

  • When: Thursday, 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Where: St. Joseph's Hospital,
  • Address: 350 N. Wilmot Road, Tucson, AZ

Green Valley Group

  • When: Tuesdays, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Friends in Deed
  • Address: 301 W. Camino Casa Verde, Green Valley

Life After Loss

  • Contact: Roberta Leif, LCSW
  • Phone: (520) 205-7700
  • Details: Six-week program. Registration is required. Please call for information, schedule and registration. No fee.

Heart & Vascular

Cardiac Support Group

  • Purpose: For cardiac patients, their families and friends  
  • Contact: Marilyn Fuhrman
  • Phone: (520) 624-8935 (Pima Heart Associates)
  • When: First Thursday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Where: St. Mary's Ed Hart Conference Room, second floor

Pulmonary Support Group, "Fresh Airing"

  • Purpose: For people with chronic lung disease and family members
  • Contact:
  • Donna Stout, CRTT & Charlotte Werpy, RN
  • Phone: (520) 873-3910
  • Where: St. Joseph's Carondelet B Room, first floor
  • When: First Wednesday of the month, 12:30 p.m.

Neurological

Brain Aneurysm / AVM Support Group

  • Purpose: If you or someone you love has been affected by an aneurysm, stroke or an AVM, join us as we come together to support one another and share our stories.
  •  Contact: Linda Manalo (520) 873-1585 or Leah Shea (520) 873-5717
  •  Where: Carondelet Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital, Agave Room (within the Pavilion)
  •  When: Third Tuesday of every month, 6-8 p.m.

Mild Brain Injury Support Group

  • Purpose: This group offers support for individuals with mild cognitive deficits secondary to brain injury.
  •  Contact: Ed Goulden
  •  Phone: (520) 873-3661
  •  Where: Carondelet Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital, Outpatient Rehab break room
  •  When: Second Thursday of the month, 3-4:30 p.m.

Communication Support Group

  • Purpose: This group supports individuals with communication deficits due to stroke, traumatic brain injury or other neurologic condition resulting in aphasia, dysarthria, or voice or pragmatic disorders. We’ll use a group process to improve communication skills, practice compensatory techniques and receive support from other individuals with communication difficulties.
  • Contact: Debbie Johnsen
  • Phone: (520) 873-5299
  • When: Tuesdays, 11 a.m. - noon
  • Where: Carondelet Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital, Outpatient Rehab Group room.

Life After Stroke

  • Purpose: The goal of this group is to provide a forum for families, friends and survivors to learn about stroke and to provide support for each other.
  • Contact: Tom Slauson for dates and times
  • Phone: (520) 218-5004
  • Where: Carondelet Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital.

Spousal Support Group

  • Purpose: This group supports spouses and significant others of individuals with communication difficulties due to stroke or traumatic brain injury.
  • Contact: Ed Goulden
  • Phone: (520) 873-3661
  • When: Tuesdays, 11 a.m. - noon
  • Where: Carondelet Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital, Outpatient Rehab Break Room

Rehabilitation

Amputee Support Group

  • Purpose: To provide support for any amputee. Open to the community, no charge.
  • Contact: Ed Goulden
  • Phone: (520) 873-3661
  • When: Second Thursday of the month, 1-2 p.m.
  • Where: Agave Room, Located north of St Joseph’s Hospital in the Behavioral Health Building.

Women's Health

Breast Cancer Support Group

  • Purpose: To facilitate sharing and support among breast cancer survivors and provide educational opportunities related to breast cancer issues.
  •  Contact: Maria Tirado
  •  Phone: (520) 872-6987
  •  Where: Holy Family Center, 1802 W. St. Mary’s Rd.
  •  When: First Wednesday of the month, 5:30-7 p.m.

Breastfeeding Support Group

  • Purpose: A support group for new mothers and their infants. Visit with other moms, receive support from lactation specialists, share experiences and much more!
  • Phone: (520) 873-1609. Call for information.

Footprints

  • Purpose: A community-wide support group for parents who have lost a baby to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death. A lending library, internet resources, parent networking, community programs and referrals are available. Grandparents and older siblings welcome.
  • Phone: (520) 873-6590
  • When: Second Tuesday of the month, 7:30-9 p.m.
  • Where: St. Joseph's Hospital-Women's Care Pavilion, Agave Room

Postpartum

  • Purpose: A support group for women who are pregnant or who have recently given birth and are suffering from postpartum depression.
  • Phone: (520) 873-6858.  Call for information
  • Where: St. Joseph's Hospital-Women's Care Pavilion, Agave Room

Tucson Area "Pump Club"

  • Phone: (520) 873-3468
  • Where: St. Joseph's Diabetes Care Center
  • When: First Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m.