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F I T 2 0 1 8 - 2 0 1 9 2 3 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 Association – Greater Kentucky / Southern Indiana Chapter Multiple locations, 451-4266 Alzheimer's Caregivers Jewish Family & Career Services, 452-7341 Southern Indiana Alzheimer's Support Group Baptist Health Floyd, (812) 207-6964 AMPUTEES Moving Forward Limb Loss Support Group Baptist Health Louisville, 509-6780 Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital, (812) 620-3694 BRAIN INJURY Brain Injury Association of Kentucky, 493-0609 ex. 22 Brain Injury Support Group Baptist Health Louisville, 896-7441 Brain Injury Support Group Southern Indiana Rehabilitation, (812) 941-8300 For patients, survivors and caretakers. Brain Injury Program & Support Groups Frazier Rehab Institute, 582-7476 Brain Tumor Support Group Gilda's Club of Louisville, 493-0609 ex. 27 BREAST CANCER Breast Cancer Support Group Baptist Health Louisville, (606) 523-8617 Baptist Health Floyd, (812) 542-4996 Living Beyond Gilda's Club, 897-0075 For those with advanced (recurrent or metastatic) breast cancer. Norton Healthcare Breast Cancer Support Group Norton Medical Plaza II, 899-6888 Reach to Recovery American Cancer Society, (800) 227-2345 Sharing Our Stories (SOS) Baptist Health Louisville 897-8131 For the newly diagnosed. Young Survivors Day Out Norton Healthcare, 629-3136 CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD) Better Breathers Club Norton Audubon Hospital, 635-2121 Frazier Rehab, 582-7620 Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, 361-6738 COLON CANCER Colon Cancer Support Group Baptist Health Louisville, 897-8100 Colon Cancer Support Group Gilda's Club, 583-0075 DIABETES Balancing Life With Diabetes Baptist Health Floyd, (812) 949-5700 Diabetes Classes Baptist Health Louisville, 897-8831 Diabetes Support Group Kentucky One Diabetes and Nutrition Care Center, (859) 313-2595 Norton Diabetes Center Norton Healthcare, 629-2604 EPILEPSY Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana, 637-4440 S.E.I.G.E. Support Epilepsy in Guiding Epileptics, 635-2873 HEAD AND NECK CANCER Laryngectomy Support Group Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital, 361-6012 M. Krista Loyd Resource Center James Graham Brown Cancer Center, 562-4158 HEART DISEASE WomenHeart – Kentucky Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews, 629-1234 For women who are living with heart disease and those who want to prevent it. Mended Hearts Support Group, Kentuckiana Chapter, 387-4403 LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter, 584-8490 Living Beyond Lymphoma Baptist Health Louisville, 897-1166 MENTAL ILLNESS Depressed Anonymous – Kentucky, 569-1989 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Louisville, 315-9293 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Family Support Group, 588-2008 Recovery Incorporated of Kentucky, 458-8016 NEW MOTHERS New Mommy 101 Norton Hospital, 629-1234 Postpartum Support Group Norton Hospital, 629-1234 Postpartum Support Kentuckiana, 541-1818 PARKINSON'S DISEASE Music and Wellness Support Group Norton Medical Plaza 2 – St. Matthews, 629-1234 Monthly music therapy group for individuals with neurologic disorders. Parkinson's Caregivers Jewish Family & Career Services, 452-6341 Parkinson's Support Group Baptist Health Floyd, 254-3388 Parkinson's Support Center Groups Multiple locations, 254-3388 Young Onset Parkinson's Group Gilda's Club, 583-0075 PROSTATE CANCER Prostate Cancer Support Group Norton Medical Towers South, 629-5500 Us TOO/Prostate Cancer Support Group Kentucky One Health Cancer Care, (859) 313-4591 SLEEPING DISORDERS Norton Sleep Center Norton Audubon Hospital, 636-7459 SMOKING CESSATION Tobacco Cessation Program Norton Healthcare, 629-1234 STROKE Care and Share Stroke Club Kentuckiana Stroke Association, 239-1642 Frazier Stroke Support Group Frazier Rehab Institute, 582-7476 Friendly Folks Stroke Club Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital, 361-6585 Spouse Club Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital, 361-6768 For spouses and other family members. Stroke Club Baptist Health Louisville, 896-7441 Stroke Support Group Norton Healthcare, 636-7349 Stroke Support Group Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital, (812) 941-6153 University of Louisville Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group, 645-5425 OTHER PATIENT AND FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS & CANCER RESOURCE CENTERS Angels of Hope Support Group Baptist Health Floyd Cancer Center, 542-4996 For cancer patients; also a group for newly diagnosed cancer patients. Baptist Health Cancer Resource Center, 896-3009 M. Krista Loyd Cancer Resource Center James Graham Brown Cancer Center, 562-7092 Coping with Cancer Kentucky One Health Cancer Care, (859) 313-7131 For advanced cancer; patients and loved ones are welcome. Eating Disorder Recovery Support Group Eating Anxiety Treatment (EAT) Lab and Clinic, 852-6782 Expectant Parent Classes Norton Healthcare, 629-1234 Friends for Hope, 451-9600 For cancer patients, families and caregivers. Friend for Life Baptist Hospital Louisville, 893-0643 One-on-one support for recently diagnosed cancer patients and families. Gilda's Club Louisville, 583-0075 Jewish Family & Career Services, 452-6341 Caregiver support groups for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and those with aging parents and diabetes. KAAAC: Kentucky African Americans Against Cancer, 852-6318 For African-American cancer patients and their families. Kentucky Cancer Program, 852-6318 Support groups, camps and retreats for children and adults. LMPD Homicide Support Group, 574-8853 Look Good, Feel Better Multiple locations (800) 227-2345 American Cancer Society-sponsored program to help female cancer patients cope with any appearance- related side effects of cancer. Men with Neuro Disorders Support Group Norton Healthcare, 599-3230 For men who have been diagnosed with a neurological disorder (i.e. stroke, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, MS, ALS, Alzheimer's, etc.) Norton Cancer Resource Centers Norton Cancer Institute, 899-3366 Peace for Parents, 479-4266 For parents, teachers, counselors, etc. of children with ADHD. Rosie Ring: Cancer Support Group for Young Women, (859) 967-5327 Susan G. Komen – Kentucky, 495-7824 Resources for breast cancer patients, survivors, friends and family. Ovarian Awareness of Kentucky (O.A.K.), 708-1625

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