Support Groups

 
Do you have a new baby? Then plan to drop in to this free discussion group held most Mondays in the Auditorium (lower level of LMH). A scale for weight checks is available plus an opportunity to seek breastfeeding and other baby care advice from certified lactation consultants or breastfeeding educators, and to visit with other new parents. No meeting on Monday May 27th. For questions, contact (785) 505-3081 or (785) 749-5800.


Build Your Village – a Perinatal Mood Support Group

This free peer support group is for new mothers suffering from pregnancy or postpartum adjustment challenges. Facilitated by an RN trained by Postpartum Support International and The Pregnancy and Postpartum Resource Center. Meets most Mondays, 6:00–7:30 pm at LMH.  Women can join the group at any time. Babies are welcome. For more information and to confirm attendance, contact Melissa at (785) 505-3081. No meeting on May 27th.

Cancer Support Group
 

Join representatives from Lawrence Memorial Hospital Oncology Center and the American Cancer Society for a general cancer support group. This group is open to anyone with any cancer diagnoses and/or family members or others affected by their cancer.  The group is free and will meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month in the LMH Oncology Waiting Room at 5:30 pm . For more information, contact Liv Frost at (785) 505-2807 or e-mail to liv.frost@lmh.org. No registration is necessary. 



Diabetes Education Group

The LMH Diabetes Education Center provides this free monthly program for those with diabetes and their support persons,on the 2nd Wednesday. For more information call (785) 505-3062.
Upcoming support group topics:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

April 10th topic: "Spring into Action – Gardening for Fitness.”  Presented by Carol Boncella, MS RN, Master Gardener.

 
  
Grief Support Group

Facilitated by LMH Chaplain Angela Lowe.  Meets in the LMH Chapel office, usually the first and third Mondays of each month. For more information call (785) 505-3140. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Stroke Support Group

For those recovering from a stroke, and/or their family and friends. Meets third Tuesday of most months from 4:00-5:30 pm. For more information call LMH Therapy Services at (785) 505-2712. Free.