A number of FREE support groups are available to provide education and positive connections for persons who are either in cancer treatment or are a survivor of a cancer diagnosis.
You Can Live Well!
This is a six-week program offered three times a year for cancer survivors and their caregivers. The group is designed to help lower the distress associated with a diagnosis of cancer, cancer treatment, care giving and survivorship. Based on an evidence based program from Stanford University- Chronic Disease Prevention: www.vdh.virginia.gov. A workbook is provided. There is no cost. Call 540-689-7065 for the next group time.
Women's Cancer Support Group
A collaborative service of Sentara RMH Hahn Cancer Center and Sentara RMH Funkhouser Women's Center. The group meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at Sentara RMH Funkhouser Women's Center. Please call Elaine Dunaway at 689-7065 to register or for more information.
General Cancer Support Group
For all types of cancers. Meets the third Monday of each month at the Sentara RMH Hahn Cancer Center from 4-5:30 p.m. Please call Elaine Dunaway at 689-7065 to register or for more information.
Caregiver's Support Group
For caregivers only. Meets the third Friday of each month from 2-3 p.m. at the Sentara RMH Hahn Cancer Center. Please call Elaine Dunaway at 689-7065 to register or for more information.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Family Support Group
The Cancer Center collaborates with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to provide a family support group for anyone affected by blood cancer. The group is facilitated by a mental health professional and oncology-certified nurse with extensive cancer and group work experience. Facilitators are prepared to handle sensitive issues such as loss, guilt, treatment questions and family stressors. The group meets the first Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. in the Sentara RMH Hahn Center Conference Room. No registration needed for this group.
How to Register
For information on all groups, classes and counseling services please contact Elaine Dunaway at: 540-689-7065.