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SUPPORT GROUPS The goal of support groups is to provide people who share a common disease or medical problem with a place to seek help in the form of information, shared personal experiences, sympathy and understanding. Some support groups may require membership fees, while others are open to anyone at any time at no cost. Most of the groups listed here are facilitated by a professional who controls discussions and handles the organizational details. Unless specified, all phone numbers are in area code 502. AlzheimerÕs Disease The Partners in Survival Gestational Diabetes Alzheimer's Support Group 866-547-6222 Norton Diabetes Center 629-2604 Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital 451-4266 Amputee Amputee Support Group Southern Indiana Rehabilitation (812) 941-8300 Brain Injury Brain Injury Support Group Baptist Hospital East 896-7441 Provides emotional support for brain injury victims and their families. Brain Injury Support Group Southern Indiana Rehabilitation (812) 941-8300 Breast Cancer Behavioral Oncology Clinical Service Breast Program James Graham Brown Cancer Center 852-7843 Provides men with an opportunity to share their experiences and learn how to assist their partners affected by breast cancer. For expectant mothers diagnosed with diabetes. (888) 432-7899 Reach to Recovery Hot Shots Diabetes Support Group American Cancer Society 584-6783 Kosair Children's Hospital 629-2094 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter Formulated to help women meet the physical, emotional and cosmetic needs related to breast cancer. For children and families affected by type 1 or 2 diabetes. Sharing Our Stories (SOS) Baptist Health 897-8131 For the newly diagnosed. Young Survivors Day Out 629-3136 For breast cancer survivors age 45 or younger, sponsored by Norton Cancer Institute. Norton Healthcare Breast Cancer Support Group Suburban Medical Plaza I 899-6888 22 GREATER LOUISVILLE HEALTH GUIDE 2013-14 S.E.I.G.E. Support Epilepsy in Guiding Epileptics 635-2873 Baptist Health 897-1166 ext. 1501 Lymphedema Support Group St. Andrew's Episcopal Church 899-9363 For all lymphedema patients and their families. Mental Illness Head and Neck Cancer 588-2008 Better Breathers Club Laryngectomy Support Group New Mothers Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital 361-6012 Norton Suburban 629-1234 Norton Audubon Hospital 636-8747 Better Breathers Club Baptist East/Milestone Wellness Center 897-8134 Colon Cancer For persons with colon cancer; facilitated by Norton Cancer Institute in collaboration with the Colon Prevention Project. Meetings center on topics of interest to mastectomy patients and their families. Epilepsy Living Beyond Lymphoma National Alliance on Mental Illness Louisville Floyd Memorial Hospital Breast Cancer Support Group (800) ACS-2345 Norton Diabetes Center 629-2604 584-8490 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Colon Cancer Networking Group Louisville Lumpectomy and Mastectomy Association (LLAMA) Type 2 Diabetes Management Classes Leukemia and Lymphoma For persons diagnosed with epilepsy. Individual counseling, group counseling and educational seminars for women facing breast cancer. (812) 948-1215 Mended Hearts Support Group, Kentuckiana Chapter Gilda's Club 583-0075 Diabetes Balancing Life With Diabetes Floyd Memorial Hospital (812) 949-5700 Diabetes Exercise Program. Norton Audubon Hospital 636-8747 New Mommy 101 For persons who have had their larynx removed and their families. Tips on parenting, breastfeeding and keeping babies healty for new moms and moms-to-be. HEAD AND NECK SUPPORT GROUP Postpartum Support Group James Graham Brown Cancer Center M. Krista Loyd Cancer Resource Center, First Floor 562-7092 Norton Suburban 899-6220 Support group where men and women diagnosed with head and neck cancer can gather to network with other survivors and healthcare professionals. Heart Disease Circle of Hearts Norton Medical Plaza West - Audubon 629-1234 For women who want to prevent heart disease and live healthier lives. ParkinsonÕs Disease Music and Wellness Norton Healthcare Pavilion 629-2501 Free weekly music therapy group for persons with Parkinson's. Parkinson's Support Group Floyd Memorial Hospital (812) 944-7701 Parkinson's Support Group Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital 426-0888

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