Support Groups


Us TOO: Prostate Cancer Support Group

Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education & Support Network serves as a resource of volunteers with peer-to-peer support and educational materials to help men and their families/caregivers make informed decisions about prostate cancer detection, treatment options and related side effects. Meetings are free of charge and open to newly-diagnosed patients, patients currently undergoing treatment, prostate cancer survivors, their spouses/partners, family members and friends, and health care professionals interested in sharing information and learning more about prostate cancer.

First Wednesday of the month, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
900 Hyde St., Lower Level, Radiation Oncology Library
Call 415.353.6780

Burn Support Group

In Partnership with the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation, the Bothin Burn Center support group is a resource for burn survivors, their loved ones, and professionals in the burn community to provide a safe and supportive environment for people to share and explore issues related to burn injuries. Last Thursday of each month, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
900 Hyde St., 5th Floor, Bothin Burn Center Day Room.
Call 415.353.6255

Alcoholics Anonymous 

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

Fridays and Saturdays, 7 – 9 p.m.
Hoffman Room, 2nd Floor

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of San Francisco 

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of San Francisco (DBSASF) was started to empower people with mood disorders and their friends and family members through peer support, education and advocacy. We welcome all who live with mood disorders or who love someone with a mood disorder regardless of age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or income.

General and Young Adult Group
Mondays, 6:45 – 8:15 p.m.
Lower Level Conference rooms B&C

Friends and Family Group

First and Third Monday of the month, 1 – 3 p.m. 
Lower Level Conference room A

SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery (Self-Management And Recovery Training) helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Hoffman Room, 2nd Floor 
415.891.9925

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. NAMI San Francisco's mission is to advocate for a life of quality and dignity by providing education, resources and emotional support to families and those affected by mental illness.  

Third Tuesday of each month, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Lower Level Conference room B&C

Adults with Schizophrenia Support Group

Third Tuesday of the month, 5:30 – 6:45 p.m.
Lower Level Conference room A

Support Group for Family Members, Caregivers and Friends

Second Wednesday of the month, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Lower Level Conference room C

Connection Recovery Support Group 

First and third Thursday of the month, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Lower Level Conference room C

Overeaters Anonymous 

Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating. We welcome everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. There are no dues or fees for members. Our primary purpose is to abstain from compulsive overeating and to carry this message of recovery to those who still suffer.

Overeaters Anonymous 
Saturdays
9 - 10 a.m.
Hoffman Room 2nd Floor

Overeaters Anonymous 
Second Saturday of each month
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Hoffman Room 2nd Floor

Easy Breathers 

A quarterly support group for individuals with COPD, asthma, lung cancer, and other chronic lung diseases, and their caregivers featuring and discussing educational presentations on various topics, including medications, environmental triggers, nutrition, home exercise, and supplemental oxygen. Led by trained facilitators and guest speakers, individuals learn skills that will help them manage their pulmonary conditions and improve their quality of life. Please 415.353.6960 for more information or if you would like to attend the next support group.

 

If you have any questions about these programs or support groups, please contact the telephone number associated with the event or call 415.353.6755.