Breast Cancer Support Group: Patient meetings provide a special forum in which breast cancer survivors can share experiences with others or simply listen and take comfort from those who know and understand. This group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Breast Care Center of North Texas, 1615 Hospital Parkway, Suite 109. For more information, call 817-662-0008.
Breast Cancer Partner Support Group: Partner meetings also provide a special forum in which spouses or significant others of breast cancer survivors can share their experiences. The group is facilitated by a trained male facilitator whose wife is a breast cancer survivor. This group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Breast Care Center of North Texas, 1615 Hospital Parkway, Suite 109.
Elder Care Support Group: Meets on the second Tuesday of each month during lunchtime on the Texas Health HEB campus. For more information, please call 817-258-8081.
Gluten Intolerance Group: The North Texas Gluten Intolerance Group helps people with celiac disease and other gluten-intolerant diseases learn to cope with the gluten-free diet. For more information, please call 817-967-2804, 817-577-0212 or visit www.northtexasgig.com.
La Leche League of Bedford meets at 7:15 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Edwards Cancer Center, between the Central Drive and Westpark Way exits on the south side of Highway 183. La Leche League is an international, non-profit, non-sectarian, organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. Memberships are $40 a year, but are not required to attend the monthly meeting. For more information, call 817-545-5974 or 817-656-5644.
Local Vocals: The Local Vocals is an exercise support group for graduates of Lee Silverman voice treatment. This group meets at 6 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month from in the first floor conference room in the Center for Physicial Medicine and Rehabilitation, 251 Westpark Way. For for more information, please call 817-355-8151.
Lymphedema Support Group: The Lymphedema Support Group provides an opportunity for individuals to share information concerning lymphedema therapy protocols, nutrition, diet and exercise. Different speakers make presentations on various topics. The goal is to provide participants with information on how to better manage their condition. Individuals with lymphedema, or those who are at risk for developing lymphedema, are encouraged to attend. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Texas Health HEB, in the third floor meeting room, across from Texas Oncology. For more information, please call 817-581-9053 or the Lymphedema Clinic at 817-355-8178
Mended Hearts Support Group: Sharing experiences with others who have gone through much of the same thing can be an important link in the chain of treatment, recovery and living a healthy lifestyle. Mended Hearts is an education and support group for people and their families who live with heart disease or other heart problems. The group meets every other month. For more information, please call 817-281-1536.
Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group: If you have lost a child to miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death and want to talk to other parents with similar experiences, this group is here to help. At Texas Health HEB, Share meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month. Enter through the main entrance - the Share group facilitator will meet you in the lobby and guide you to the meeting room. Meetings are facilitated by parents who have experienced the loss of a child and Texas Health HEB chaplains. Share is a non-profit organization dedicated solely to the purpose of aiding bereaved parents. It is not a religious organization and welcomes persons of all faiths, regardless of when, where or how you lost your child. For more information, please call 817-571-2420 or the Texas Health HEB Pastoral Care Department at 817-848-4811.
Stroke of Hope: A stroke support group in the Mid-Cities area for people who have had a stroke as well as their family members and caregivers. Beginning June 13, the group will meet monthly from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Texas Health HEB Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center, inside the Professional 3 Building at 350 Westpark Way in Euless. Use the large main entrance. For more information, please call 817-355-8151.
US, TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group: Patient meetings provide a special forum in which prostate cancer survivors can share experiences with others or simply listen and take comfort from those who know and understand. Meetings are from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month on the first floor of the Edwards Cancer Center, West I & II. For more information, call 214-536-0254 or visit ntxpcacoaltion.org.
WomenHeart Support Group focuses on the emotional aspects of women with heart disease. Meetings are held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the hospital's Conference Center, in the East Room. For more information, call 817-875-4043.