Support Groups

 

 

Sometimes a little support along the way can make a big difference.

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Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene and our community partners offer a wide range of support groups for our patients, their family, and friends. Each support group has its own meeting schedule, so please call the group that interests you to speak with the appropriate contact person.

Support Programs

BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP
> First Tuesday of the month, 5:15-6:15 p.m. 
Central Conference Room #3
Call: (603) 354-6504

BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
> Fourth Tuesday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m.
Call: Linda Phelps (603) 455-0429
   
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 
> Every Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m.
For individuals with a diagnosis of cancer.
Call: Gary Wehrwein, D. Min of MAPS Counseling Services (603) 355-2244 ext. 8103

EDUCATIONAL, PROBLEM SOLVING and SUPPORT GROUPS OVER THE TELEPHONE FOR PEOPLE  LIVING WITH & BEYOND CANCER 
> Monday-Thursday, multiple times
Visit the Norris Cotton Cancer Center’s website at http://cancer.dartmouth.edu/support or call
toll free (800) 639-6918 to register.

LEUKEMIA MYELOMA & LYMPHOMA SUPPORT GROUP 
> Second Wednesday of the month, 3:30-5 p.m.
For patients, family members, and friends.
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center 
One Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH 
Call: Lynne Morin, (800) 688-6572 or lynne.morin@lls.org.

LIFE WITH PSORIASIS/PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS
> First Monday of the month, 6:00 p.m.
Group for sharing of information, ideas, experiences and questions in regards to treatment and support of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
Central Conference Room #3, CMC/DHK
Call: Marlo Britton, (603) 562-5621 or mjbritton.mb@gmail.com

PARENT NETWORKING GROUP 
> Third Tuesday of the month, noon-1 p.m.
Drop-in group for parents of children with complex medical and/or developmental diagnoses. (Check CMC/DHK info desk for room location.)
Call: Anna Lake, MDS, at (603) 352-1304

PERINATAL LOSS SUPPORT GROUP 
> Thursdays, 6 week series, call for dates & times.
Call: Linda Hakala, RN, RTS Counselor at
(603) 354-6641 if you plan to attend.

PROSTATE CANCER EDUCATION & SUPPORT GROUP 
> Second Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m.
Facilitated by G. Forrest Quimby, M.D., Urologist at DHK
Call: Urology at (603) 354-5454, ext. 6020

TALKIN’ DIABETES DISCUSSION GROUP
> Second Thursday of the month, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Informal monthly discussion group regarding diabetes self-care. The group is facilitated by a certified diabetes educator or other qualified individuals. Updates on diabetes care are regularly shared at meetings. 
(Check CMC/DHK info desk for room location.)
Call: Diabetes Network Receptionist at (603) 354-6570, option 3 

TOBACCO FREE OR TRYING TO BE SUPPORT GROUP 
> First Wednesday of the month, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Central Conference Room #6
Call: Kate McNally, (603) 354-6513