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The following support groups and programs are provided meeting space on the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas campus as a service to our patients, their families, friends and to the community.

A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. The course has eight sessions. Each session is two hours long. Each session will be held at the same location, two days a week for four weeks. Seating is limited. To register, call 1-877-THR-WELL (1-877-847-9355) or visit TexasHealth.org/Classes.

Atypical Parkinson’s (PSP/CBD/MSA) Support Group: Meets at 10 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at 8194 Fogelson Lane, Dallas, TX 75231, Texas Health Resources University, Room 110. There are no meetings in March and August. The December meeting will be held on the second Saturday. For more information, call 214-345-4224.

The Bariatric Support Group meets on the third Wednesday of the month from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Beasley Conference Center located in the main building at Texas Health Dallas.

Breast Cancer: Woman to Woman: An education and support group for women with breast cancer meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month in the Radiation Oncology lobby. For more information, please call 214-345-7355 or 214-345-2036.

Better Breather's Club: The group, free for anyone with lung disease, lung cancer or recent lung surgery, meets once per quarter in the Finley Ewing Cardiovascular and Fitness Center. Topics relevant to COPD and lung diseases are discussed. For more information, please call 214-345-6759 or 214-345-4668.

Cancer Line: Call 214-345-8382 for a direct telephone transfer line for any individuals inquiring about oncology services at Texas Health Dallas.

Cancer Survivors (formally Cansurmount): Call 214-819-1200 for one-to-one, peer support for newly diagnosed patients who wish to talk with someone with a similar diagnosis.

Cancervive: This support group helps patients reclaim their lives after initial cancer treatment. The group meets from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of the month in the Radiation Oncology Building. For more information, please call 214-906-4869 or visit cancervive.org.

Care Partner Support Group: This group, specifically for care partners of individuals with neurological conditions, meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. in the classroom across the hall from Studio 2 at the Finley Ewing Cardiovascular & Fitness Center. There are no meetings in July and December. For more information, call 214-345-4224.

Care Partners for Memory Disorders Support Group: Meets at 11 a.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 8194 Fogelson Lane, Texas Health Resources University, Red Conference Room. For more information, call 214-345-4224.

Celiac Disease: Meets at 9 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month in the Southeast Conference Room, first floor, Main Building. Follow this link to request more information.

Children with Attention Deficit Disorder: Group meetings and support for anyone who has a child with ADD. For more information, please call 972-458-9226.

Crohn's and Colitis: Open to anyone suffering from Crohn's or Colitis, their family members and caretakers. This group meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in the GI Lab waiting room, first floor, Main Building. For more information, please call 214-345-2662.

Dance for Movement Disorders: This class is co-sponsored by the Movement Disorders Education and Resource Center and the Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society and is offered free of charge to individuals with movement disorders. Class meets in Studio 3 at the Finley Ewing Cardiovascular & Fitness Center every Tuesday and Thursday from 2 to 3:15 p.m. and on the first Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. For more information, call 214-345-4224.

Diabetes: Meets at 6:30 p.m. on April 24, July 24 and Oct. 23 in Haggar Hall, Fogelson Forum, ground floor. For more information, please call 214-345-6450.

Dialogue: An informal discussion group providing opportunities to share common experiences in coping with cancer. This ongoing program continues through the year. Dialogue meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of every month in the Radiation Oncology Center.

Epilepsy Support Group: An education and support group for patients with epilepsy. We encourage family members, friends and caregivers to attend. The group meets every third Tuesday, beginning Sept. 18, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the conference room at Texas Health Resources University (located behind the hospital), 8194 Walnut Hill Lane. For more information, please call 214-345-4213 or 214-345-4000.

Essential Tremor Support Group: Meets at 1:00 pm on the second Wednesday of every month, in Room 111 of the Texas Health Resources University building. For more information, please call 214-345-4224.

Hepatitis Support Group: Meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the GI Lab waiting room, first floor, Main Building. For more information, please call 214-345-7813.

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Patient Support Group: Meets three times a year in Haggar Hall. Dates and times vary. For more information, please call 214-345-4261.

La Leche League: Meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month in the Perot lower level conference room. Open to anyone who will be having a baby or recently delivered. For more information, please call 214-321-1019.

Look Good, Feel Better: A licensed cosmetologist, registered nurse and social worker help individuals with cancer gain control and even triumph over the side effects of cancer treatment. Individuals discover that looking good really makes them feel so much better. For more information, please call 214-345-6959.

Mended Hearts: Support group for cardiac patients and their families. Meets at 6:45 p.m. on the second Tuesday of February, April, August and October in the Fogelson Forum, classroom C. For more information, please call 214-357-9686 or 972-385-0772.

Ostomy Association: The United Ostomy Association is a volunteer-based health organization dedicated to assisting people who have had or will have intestinal or urinary diversions. Meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month in the southeast conference room, main building, first floor. For more information, please call 972-931-9651.

Pancreatic Cancer Support Group: This group, for patients and family members affected by pancreatic cancer, provides ongoing support and promotes dialogue and an open forum to ask questions directly to the participating physician. Meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in Classroom B on the ground floor of the Fogelson building. For more information, please call 214-345-4054.

Parkinson's Disease Support Group: This support group is a free resource for all interested members of the community and is held on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Beasley Conference Center, located in the main building at Texas Health Dallas. There are no meetings in July and December. For more information, call 214-345-4224.

Prehab Classes for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacment: Free classes help prepare the patient and family members for what to expect after having a total joint replacement. A physical therapist, occupational therapist, home health aide and dietitian also provide information to the attendees. Classes are held in the Southeast conference room, main building, first floor. No registration is required. Call 214-245-8718 for more information.

First Thursday of the month - 10 a.m. to noon
Second Monday of the month - 6 to 8 p.m.
Third Thursday of the month - 1 to 3 p.m.

Reach to Recovery: A rehabilitation program designed to help women who have or have had breast cancer meet the physical, emotional and cosmetic needs related to their disease and treatment. Referral is made to the American Cancer Society for inpatient visit or home visit. NOTE: Requires physician referral. For more information, please call 214-345-2036 or the American Cancer Society at 214-819-1200 or 1-800-ACS-2345.

Stroke Support Group: Meets the second Saturday of the month, beginning Nov. 9, 2013, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Texas Health Resources University, 8190 Walnut Hill Lane. Parking is free. The stroke support group is a great way to connect with other stroke survivors who are trying to navigate the recovery journey. For more information, call 214-345-6483.

"Us Too" Prostate Cancer Support Program: An education and support group for men who have or have had prostate cancer. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and an informal time for the men and their spouse to visit with other prostate cancer patients. An informative speaker delivers a presentation at 7 p.m., followed with questions and answers. The meeting ends at 8 p.m. The meeting is generally held the second Tuesday of each month in Beasley Auditorium. Please call 214-345-5030 to verify the meeting date and location.

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