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FIT 2014-2015 1 9 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. ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE Alzheimer's Support Group Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital 451-4266 AMPUTEES Amputee Support Group Southern Indiana Rehabilitation (812) 941-8300 BRAIN INJURY Brain Injury Support Group Baptist Hospital East 896-7456 Provides emotional support for brain-injury victims and their families. Brain Injury Support Group Southern Indiana Rehabilitation (812) 941-8300 8-9-10 Frazier East 429-8640 Family Support Group Frazier East 429-8640 Headliners 254-5035 Provides social support and outings for those affects by brain injury. Brain Tumor Support Group Gilda's Club of Louisville 493-0609 BREAST CANCER Behavioral Oncology Clinical Service Breast Program James Graham Brown Cancer Center 852-7843 Individual counseling, group counseling and educational seminars for women facing breast cancer. Floyd Memorial Hospital Breast Cancer Support Group (812) 948-1215 Norton Healthcare Breast Cancer Support Group Suburban Medical Plaza I 899-6888 Reach to Recovery American Cancer Society 584-6783 Formulated to help women meet the physical, emotional and cosmetic needs related to breast cancer. 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. CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD) Better Breathers Club Norton Audubon Hospital 636-8747 Better Breathers Club Baptist East/Milestone Wellness Center 897-8134 COLON CANCER Colon Cancer Networking Group Gilda's Club 583-0075 For persons with colon cancer; facilitated by Norton Cancer Institute in collaboration with the Colon Cancer Prevention Project. DIABETES Balancing Life With Diabetes Floyd Memorial Hospital (812) 949-5700 Diabetes Exercise Program Norton Audubon Hospital 636-8747 Gestational Diabetes Norton Diabetes Center 629-2604 For expectant mothers diagnosed with diabetes. Type 2 Diabetes Management Classes Norton Diabetes Center 629-2604 EPILEPSY S.E.I.G.E. Support Epilepsy in Guiding Epileptics 635-2873 For persons diagnosed with epilepsy. HEAD AND NECK CANCER Laryngectomy Support Group Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital 361-6012 For persons who have had their larynx removed and their families. Head and Neck Support Group James Graham Brown Cancer Center M. Krista Loyd Resource Center, First Floor 562-7092 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. Mended Hearts Support Group, Kentuckiana Chapter (888) 432-7899 LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter 584-8490 Living Beyond Lymphoma Baptist Health 897-1166 ext. 1501 MENTAL ILLNESS National Alliance on Mental Illness Louisville 588-2008 NEW MOTHERS New Mommy 101 Norton Suburban 629-1234 Tips on parenting, breastfeeding and keeping babies healthy for new moms and moms-to-be. Postpartum Support Group Norton Suburban 899-6220 PARKINSON'S 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) 256-5424 Parkinson's Support Group Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital 637-6894 Parkinson's Support Group Home Instead Senior Care 216-4563 Parkinson's Support Group Nazareth Home Chapel 479-2529 PROSTATE CANCER Da Vinci Prostatectomy Support Group Norton Medical Towers South 629-5500 For men who have had or are considering the da Vinci prostatectomy. Man to Man Baptist Hospital East 897-8131 Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital (812) 283-7050 Support group designed for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Meets in two locations. Us TOO/Prostate Cancer Support Group Jewish Hospital Medical Center East 210-4465 SLEEPING DISORDERS FAST to Sleep Norton Audubon Hospital 636-7459 For anyone with sleep apnea or sleep disorders. SMOKING CESSATION Cooper/Clayton Method to Stop Smoking Classes Norton Healthcare 629-1234 Support group sessions for anyone who wishes to stop smoking. STROKE Frazier Stroke Support Group Frazier Rehab Institute 582-7411 Friendly Folks Stroke Club Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital 361-6012 For patients and families. Stroke Club Baptist Hospital East 896-7441 For people who have had a stroke, their family members and friends. Stroke Support Group Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital (812) 941-6153 Support group for stroke survivors and family. OTHER PATIENT AND FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS & CANCER RESOURCE CENTERS Baptist Health Cancer Resource Center 896-3009 James Graham Brown Cancer Center M. Krista Loyd Cancer Resource Center, First Floor 562-7092 Cancer Center of Indiana Floyd Memorial Hospital (812) 945-4000 For families, caretakers and friends of patients diagnosed with cancer. Friends for Hope Hospice and Palliative Care of Louisville 451-9600 A support group for patients, families and caregivers. Friend for Life Baptist Hospital East 893-0643 A one-on-one support program designed for recently diagnosed and recurrent cancer patients and families. Gilda's Club Louisville 583-0075 Jewish Family & Career Services 452-6341 Includes caregiver support groups for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and those with aging parents and diabetes. KAAAC: Kentucky African Americans Against Cancer James Graham Brown Cancer Center 852-6318 For African-American cancer patients and their families. Look Good, Feel Better James Graham Brown Cancer Center M. Krista Loyd Resource Center, First Floor 562-7092 Look Good, Feel Better Norton Cancer Institute 629-HOPE Jewish Hospital Medical Center Northeast 210-4465 American Cancer Society- sponsored program to help female cancer patients cope with any appearance-related side effects of cancer. Navigating the Road to Survivorship Jewish Hospital Medical Center East Conference Center 210-4465 Norton Cancer Institute Resource Centers Norton Audubon Hospital 636-8308 Norton Hospital 629-5500 Norton Suburban Hospital 899-6888 Ovarian Awareness of Kentucky (O.A.K.) 708-1625 Designed for women facing ovarian and other gynecological cancers. 18-25HOSP.indd 19 2/19/14 11:27 AM

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