Amputee Support Group: A support group for amputees and their families. This group meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month at HealthSouth, 1212 W. Lancaster Ave. For more information, please call 817-870-2336.

Aphasia Support Group: A support group for patients and families who have experienced a loss of communication skills following a stroke, brain injury or disease. This group meets at 11:30 a.m. on the third Friday of each month in the Heart Center South Classroom (Classroom S). For more information, please call April Crawford or Kristi Ferguson, 817-250-2760.

Better Breather Club: A support group for patients and families with chronic lung problems, including emphysema, bronchitis and asthma. Meets at 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month. Lunch is provided. For more information, please call 817-882-3972.

Brain Injury Support Group meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the hospital's Therapy Services Classroom. For more information, call Dorothy Conway at 817-250-2760.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Support Group: Meetings of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Support Group are intended for anyone who has ever been diagnosed with any form of heart disease or who has had an ICD. They are free of charge. If you are interested in attending please email hearthelpers@texashealth.org or call 817-250-5055. If you have any questions please also call 817-250-5055.

Caregiver Support Group meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on second Thursday of each month at the Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth Education Center (see screen for room assignment). For more information, call Dorothy Conway at 817-250-2760.

Diabetes Support Group: The Lance-a-Lot Diabetes Support group is designed to provide self-management support for adults who are living with diabetes, and is open to family members, friends, or anyone interested in learning more about diabetes. Meetings are held on the fourth Thursday each month from 7 to 8 p.m., with two exceptions: November meeting is on the second Thursday and there is no meeting in December. We meet in the Center for Advancing Professional Practice, located on the Plaza level below the Visitor Parking Garage. Parking passes are provided. For more information, call 817-250-3646.

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Support Group: A program for sharing information and experiences among people with ICDs and their families. Times, dates and locations vary. For more information, please call 817-250-2499.

Living Well with Heart Failure Support Group: Meets every third Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Meetings are free and everyone is welcome. The first 30-45 minutes are interactive education programs taught by professionals skilled in heart failure management. The last 15-30 minutes include time to share with other members of the group. Call Kim Trull, RN for questions or to register: 817-250-2499.

Parkinson's Support Group meets from 3 to 4 p.m. on the second Thursday of every ODD month at the Heart Center South Classroom (Classroom S). For more information, call Beth Watson at 817-250-2760.

Renal Transplant Program Kidney Support Group meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. in Classroom C of the Rutledge Education Center. Download and print a map with directions to the education center. Dialysis and transplant patients, family and friends are welcome. Bring your parking ticket for validation.

STEPS to Surviving Breast Cancer: For more information, please call 817-820-4805.

Stroke Folks: Formed in 2002 and led by Marc Stevens, a stroke survivor, Stroke Folks helps survivors and their loved ones understand the physical and emotional changes accompanying a stroke and promote the healing process. Monthly newsletters are sent to participants providing information about the program and topics to be covered in the upcoming meetings. Stroke Folks meets at 4 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. The group typically meets at Texas Rehab Hospital, 425 Alabama Avenue. For more information, please call Stevens at 817-454-6963.

The Weight-Loss Surgery Program provides patient support groups on the first Thursday of every month. Meetings are held from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Education Center.

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