Breast Cancer Support Groups
Look Good Feel Better
This free program that teaches beauty techniques to women in active cancer treatment to help combat the appearance-related side effect of treatment.
Please call 800.227.2345 for more information on Look Good Feel Better.
My Sister My Friend Breast Cancer Support Group
This organization is dedicated to supporting women diagnosed with breast cancer and their families.
Please call 866.542.6312 for information on the next My Sister My Friend meeting.
C.A.R.E. Program/HIV Support Group
Please call 562.624.4999 to sign up for the next meeting.
Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions
This free 6-week chronic disease self-management program is for those living with life-long health conditions such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, emphysema, bronchitis, asthma as well as other health issues.
Subjects discussed include
- Techniques to deal with problems such as pain, fatigue and isolation
- Appropriate use of medications
- Nutrition and how to evaluate new treatment options
You’ll reduce your risk of chronic disease with positive lifestyle changes that will improve your overall quality of life.
Please call 888.478.6279 for more information on Living Healthy, or to sign up for the next class.
Surgical Weight Loss
We offer monthly Support Sessions the second Saturday of every month at St. Mary Medical Center for pre-op and post-op weight loss surgery patients. The groups are led by members of the bariatric services team to provide additional support for patients undergoing lifestyle changes before and after bariatric surgery.
We also offer a private one-on-one consultation to hear directly from the bariatric physicians and learn how surgical weight loss can help change your life.
Please call 562.491.7995 to register.