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Support Groups

For more information, call HealthConnection at 609.584.5900.

Bereavement
Bereavement Support Group

Grief & Loss Group for Older Adults

Cancer
Breast Cancer Support

Breast Consultation Program

Comfort in Clothing

Sharing Your Journey Through Cancer 

Thyroid Cancer Support Group

Conditions
Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Support Group 

Chronic Fatigue Support Group

CPAP Sleep Workshop

Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Support Group

Diabetes Support Group

Overeaters Anonymous

Peripheral Neuropathy Telephone Support

Family Life
4 Moms Postpartum Group

Breastfeeding Support Group

Working Mom Survival Guide: Back to Work Support Group

Smoking Cessation

Nicotine Anonymous

 

4Moms Postpartum Group
Monthly parenting topics with RWJ Hamilton experts and sharing with other moms. Meets monthly at the RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center. Call 609.584.5900 for more information.


Alzheimer's Support Group

Meets at the RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center. For more information, call Barbara Stender at 609.396.6788, ext. 241.

Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Support Group & Education
Considering gastric bypass or lap band surgery for weight loss? Had the surgery and need guidance and support? Share experiences and emotional support with Earl Noyan, MD, and bariatric surgery patients. Meets the third Thursday every month, 6 to 8 p.m. at the RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center. For more information, call 609.584.5900.

Bariatric Support Group
Patients lose more weight when they regularly participate in support groups before and after surgery. Discuss physical and lifestyle changes with Lisa Dobruskin, MD, Tanya Font, RN, exercise physiologist, and registered dietician. Meets the fourth Wednesdsay of every month, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m at the RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center. For more information, call 609.584.5900.

Bereavement Support Group 
Meets at The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Hamilton. For more information, call Ted Taylor at 609.631.6980.

Breast Cancer Support Group
Meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Hamilton. For more information, call Lori Angelini, 609.584.2836.

Breast Consultation Program
This program is available to patients who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer or who are seeking a second opinion. It provides a unique approach to treatment and gives every patient an opportunity to discuss her total care privately with healthcare providers. For information or to schedule an appointment, call 609.584.2836.

Breastfeeding Support Group 
Teaches new mothers breastfeeding techniques and offers support for parenting issues such as preparing to return to work. Meets Tuesdays, 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center. For more information, call 609.584.5904.

Chronic Fatigue Support Group 
Meets second Sunday of every month from
2 to 4 p.m. Outpatient Services Building Auditorium.

Comfort in Clothing Program
Shopping for clothing can be a chore for those dealing with the changes brought about by cancer. This program offers free, comfortable clothing to patients under our care at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Hamilton. For more information, call 609.631.6960.

CPAP Workshop 
Free workshop provided by the
SleepCare Center for patients with sleep disorders. Meets the third Thursday of every month at 6 pm. A respiratory therapist will provide CPAP education, adjust CPAP pressures, refit masks and discuss the importance of CPAP/BiPAP usage. For information, call 609.584.6681.

Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Support Group 
Meets in the Outpatient Services Building Auditorium. For more information, call at 609.587.7215.

Diabetes Support Group 
For anyone living with diabetes; family and friends are welcome. Meets in the Outpatient Services Building Auditorium. For more information, call 609.689.7151.

Grief and Loss Group for Older Adults
If you've lost a loved one or been separated from your support system, you can find comfort and begin to cope better by interacting with others. Meets the first and third Thursday of each month from 1 to 2 p.m. Call 609.584.5900 for more information.

Nicotine Anonymous
Emotional support group for those facing nicotine addiction. Meets Fridays
7 to 8 p.m. in the Outpatient Services Building Auditorium.

Overeaters Anonymous
An emotional support group for those who wish to manage their eating disorder. Meets every Sunday
8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in the Outpatient Services Building Auditorium.

Peripheral Neuropathy Telephone Support
Get answers to your questions about peripheral neuropathy and living with this condition. For more information, call Bill at 609.587.7215.

Sharing Your Journey Through Cancer
Discussion and support for people living with cancer, their family and friends. These open discussion meetings help promote mutual problem-solving and facilitate sharing. First and third Thursday of the month from
6:30 to 8 p.m. at The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Hamilton. For more information, call Roberta Weiner at 609.584.6680 or e-mail mmarrucc@rwjuhh.edu.

Thyroid Cancer Support Group
Meets the third Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. to noon at The Rutgers Cancer Insititue of New Jersey Hamilton. For more information, call Michael Dubrow at 877.588.7904 or e-mail
centraljersey@thyca.org.

Working Mom Survival Guide: Back to Work Support Group
Bring your infant to our evening support group where we will discuss balancing new schedules, breast or bottle feeding and caring for yourself. Call 609.584.5900 for information.

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