Support Groups St. Elizabeth Healthcare offers support groups in a variety of areas. Alcohol and Drug Treatment Al Anon Northern Kentucky For the most current list of Al Anon meetings in Northern Kentucky, please click here to be redirected to the Al Anon website. For more information on these listings, please call Al Anon Northern Kentucky directly at (513) 784-2444. Alzheimer's Care Alzheimer's Support Group This support group is for Alzheimer's caregivers and their patients or loved ones who suffer from memory loss. There are two meetings to choose from: St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas Where: Cancer Treatment Center Conference Room When: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. For more information, please call (859) 240-5016. St. Elizabeth Florence Where: ER Conference Room When: 4th Thursday of each month, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. For more information, please call (859) 212-5446. *Please Note: Caregiving for the Alzheimer's patient is available during the meetings. Talk to the group leader about this service. Caregiver Support Group This support group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. to learn from professionals on topics such as financial planning, Medicare, and housing alternatives. For more information, please call (859) 301-5999. Cancer Care Brain Tumor Support Group When: 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Where: St. Elizabeth Edgewood Cancer Center For more information, please call (859) 301-2237. Breast Cancer Support Group For more information, please call (859) 301-2273. GYN Cancer Support Group: Caring Connections When: 2nd Monday of each month from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Where: St. Elizabeth Edgewood, Room F by the cafeteria For more information, please call (859) 331-5568. Helping Each Other This group is for women who have been touched by breast cancer. It meets on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Where: Cancer Care Center St. Elizabeth Edgewood For more information, please call (859) 301-2273. Look Good, Feel Better This program is sponsored by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and helps women deal with the physical effects of chemotherapy and radiation. To register, call the ACS at 1 (800) 227-2345. Mindfulness Series Join Rebecca Irwin, LSW at St. Elizabeth Edgewood’s Cancer Care Center for a 12 week introduction to mindfulness meditation. Research shows that meditation can help reduce anxiety, stress, blood pressure, chronic pain, and insomnia, as well as regain a sense of control. You do not have to attend every session, but space is limited so please RSVP by calling (859) 331-5568. The series will run Wednesdays, September 20th through December 13th 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the Esther M. Hatton Cancer Care Center. NKY Force Get-togethers Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancer? Are you considering genetic testing, waiting for results, or have already tested positive for a BRCA mutation or another gene associated with increased cancer risk? Here’s your chance to meet others who know what you’re going through, to ask questions, learn or just listen in a safe and supportive environment. You are not alone. Join us and live your life empowered! When: October 25, 2017 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Where: St Elizabeth HealthCare 1 Medical Village Drive Edgewood, KY 41017 (park in Zone 3) Take the Central Elevator to the 3rd Floor – Maternal Fetal Center/Genetic Counseling RSVP/Questions: Brandi at email@example.com or call St. Elizabeth Healthcare Hereditary Cancer Genetic Counseling at (859) 301-5396. Who you will meet: FORCE Volunteers and Members, Genetic Counselors We hope you’ll join us! Prostate Cancer Networking Group This prostate cancer support group is sponsored by the Cancer Support Community. When: 1st Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Where: Colonial Heights and Gardens 6900 Hopeful Church Rd. Florence, KY 41042 To register, call (513) 791-4060. Reach to Recovery This group offers one-on-one support for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. The American Cancer Society will set you up with a survivor who can help you through your emotional journey. Fore more information, call the ACS at 1 (800) 227-2345. Diabetes Diabetes Patient Support Group This group is designed for people living with diabetes. It is facilitated by a Certified Diabetes Educator. When: 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Where: Regional Diabetes Center St. Elizabeth Covington For more information, please call (859) 655-8910 and ask to speak to Janie. Diabetes Self Management Group This group is designed to help educate individuals about how to best manage diabetes in their day-to-day lives. It will meet twice in 2017: April 11, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. – "Cooking for 1 or 2" September 12, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. – "Cooking with herbs: Quick and Tasty Cooking with less Fat, Sugar and Sodium" For more information, please call (859) 655-8910. Gestational Diabetes Classes Where: Regional Diabetes Center St. Elizabeth Covington For more information or to register, please call (859) 655-8910. Grief Support St. Elizabeth Healthcare offers a wide range of Grief Support Groups. To learn about these groups, please click here. Heroin Addiction and Support NKY Hates Heroin NKY Hates Heroin's mission is to provide support and aid to those affected by addiction and their families. Partnering with our communities through awareness, resources and education for prevention. This resource guide is an extremely useful booklet to help those facing addiction and their loved ones with a tremendous amount of resources for support. For a copy of this booklet please click here. Northern Kentucky Heroin Hotline The hotline is for anyone with questions or needs help with heroin addiction. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is answered by a licensed professional counselor. NKY Heroin Hotline: (859) 415-9280 Heroin Anonymous This support group is for those struggling with heroin addiction. There is a family support group that takes place at the same time. When: Fridays, 7:00 p.m. Where: Seven Hills Church 6800 Hazel Ct. Florence, KY 41042 For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tony Giordano at (859) 386-1699. For more information on the family support group, please contact Stacie Nance via email at email@example.com. Other Support Groups Offered by St. Elizabeth Healthcare ALS Support Group Where: St. Elizabeth Hospice Center, Conference Room South Loop Dr., Edgewood When: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. For more information, please call 1 (888) 412-3022. Celiac Support Group For more information, please call (859) 653-5595. The KY Caregiver Support Program for Grandparents This group is for grandparents raising grandchildren and is designed to help support the efforts of grandparents with information and services that will benefit and improve their quality of life. For more information, please call (859) 283-1885. NAMI Northern Kentucky (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Nami offers the following groups: Family and friends of those with mental illness Families of children and adolescents with symptoms of mental illness NAMI Connection -- Individuals with mental illness For more information, including group dates, times, and locations, please call (859) 392-1730 or click here to view their online calendar. Overeaters Anonymous For information on meeting dates, times and location, please call (859) 344-9643. Parkinson's Support Group This is an activity-driven support group for people with Parkinson's disease as well as their caregivers. When: 2nd Thursday of every month from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Where: St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas, 5th Floor For more information, please call (859) 301-5999.