Support Groups

 

AMI (Alliance for Mentally Ill) Support Group
3rd Monday of each month
Mental Health Association
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Call 638-7801 for more information.
Provides support for family members of someone who is mentally ill.

 

Bereavement Support Group
Meets for 6 consecutive Tuesdays in Therapy Room II of Memorial Hospital. 

Sessions begin at 6:30 pm. 

For start dates and/or information, contact Saun Mateer, Bereavement Co-ordinator at 276-666-7806.

Provides support for persons who have experienced the death of a loved one.

 

Breast Cancer Support Group
Offered as needed
Julius Hermes Breast Care Center at Memorial Hospital
Call 666-7561 for more information.
Provides support for breast cancer patients, their families, and loved ones.

 

Cancer Support Group
Offered as needed
Call 666-7489 for more information.
Provides support for cancer patients, their families, and loved ones.

 

Diabetes Foundation
3rd Thursday of each month
First Floor Classroom, Memorial Hospital
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Call 632-0888 for more information.
Provides education and support for individuals and their families who deal with diabetes.

 

MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Support Group
4th Thursday of each month
First Floor Classroom, Memorial Hospital
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Call 638-1075 for more information.
Provides education and support for individuals with multiple sclerosis and their families.

 

Ostomy Support Group
4th Thursday of each month
First Floor Classroom, Memorial Hospital
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Call 956-2277 for more information.
Provides education and support for patients following ostomy surgery.

 

Parkinson's Disease Support Group
Last Saturday of each month
First Floor Classroom, Memorial Hospital
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Call 632-8293 for more information.
Provides education and support for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their families.

 

Pulmonary Partners/Respiratory Support Group
Meets Quarterly.

Administrative Conference Center, Memorial Hospital
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Call 666-7287 for more information.
Provides education and support for those dealing with respiratory problems.

 

Smoking Cessation Program
Scheduled several times per year
Respiratory Therapy Department, Memorial Hospital
American Lung Association program materials used.  Consists of 7 sessions
Call 666-7287 for more information. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $75.
Provides support and education to quit smoking.

 

 



320 Hospital Drive, Martinsville, Virginia  24115     (276) 666-7200