Support Groups and Programs at Griffin Hospital

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As part of its Planetree philosophy of care, Griffin Hospital is committed to patient empowerment and education, and hosts or sponsors several support groups.  Please see our calendar for current support group & program schedule.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

The Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group is designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings.

Bereavement Support Groups

Bereavement support group meetings provide grief education and support and are open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one.

Cancer Support Groups

Support for cancer andtheir family and caregivers who are struggling with care management, survivorship, and related issues.

Diabetes Education & Support Group

The Diabetes Education & Support Group can help you manage the challenges of living with diabetes through education and peer support.

Fibromyalgia Support Group

The fibromyalgia support group provides the opportunity to share information, offer encouragement and learn coping techniques for anyone living with fibromyalgia.

GRASPP (Griffin Associated Support Group for People with Parkinson's)

The GRASPP Parkinson's Disease support group is open to individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their caregivers. The monthly group features presentations on varying educational topics.

HEAL (Healing Emotionally Abused Lives)

An emotional abuse support group providing validation, emotional safety and resources to those who have experienced trauma and abuse of any kind, particularly emotional abuse and violation.

Heart Disease Support Groups

The Valley Heart Club is a heart disease support group that educates through it's monthly meetings.

HUGS (Help Unlimited Griffin Support)

HUGS (Help Unlimited Griffin Support) is a cancer and chronic disease management support group open to patients, and/or family and friends who are struggling with care management, survivorship, and related issues.

Mom to Mom Club

Mom to Mom is a facilitated support and social group for new and expectant mothers and their infants up to one year.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

A facilitated support group for those with MS.

Nursing Moms Club

Our Nursing Moms Support Group is facilitated by a board-certified lactation consultant and is open to any woman who is breastfeeding her child.

"On Track" Bariatric Surgery Support Group

Already had weight-loss surgery? Stay "on-track" with our support groups and workshops. All welcome.

Sleep Apnea Support Group

The sleep apnea support group meets on the last Wednesday of each month at Griffin Hospital.