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Support Groups

Milford Regional Medical Center is pleased to provide a number of support groups as a free community service. With the exception of the Birth Loss and Eating Disorder groups, they are listed in alphabetical order. Please scroll down to see the entire list.

Birth Loss Support -For information, please call Karen Evers at (508) 422-2711.

Eating Disorder Support - For more information, call The Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Health at (508) 482-5444.

Breast Cancer Support Group

This group is for women who would like to meet other women to explore ways to cope with their diagnosis, its effect on their lives and to offer an opportunity to support each other.  Refreshments will be served and there is no charge to attend, but registration is required.  For more information and to register, please call Ann Sullivan, LICSW at (508) 488-3783.

Date: First Wednesday of the month
Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Presenter(s):

Ann Sullivan, LICSW and Mary Beth Proulx, RN

Cost: FREE!
Location: Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center at Milford Regional, Second Floor Conference Room
 
Breastfeeding is Beautiful (BIB) Support Group

This free support group is for breastfeeding women and their babies to help women reach their breastfeeding goals. The group is also open to all pregnant and breastfeeding women regardless of where they deliver their babies. Topics include coping with myths, surviving the early weeks of breastfeeding, night feedings and combining breastfeeding and returning to work. The nurturing environment offers an opportunity for breastfeeding women to support and encourage each other, and provides the services of a Lactation Counselor or Consultant to answer questions. For more information, call 508-422-2960.

Benefits experienced while attending may include:

-  Lactation support and encouragement
-  Professional breastfeeding resources
-  Mother-to-mother peer support
-  A relaxed, informal environment
-  An opportunity to make new friends and reunite with old ones

Date: First and Third Thursdays of the month
Time: 10 - 11 AM
Cost: FREE!
Location: Milford Regional Maternity Education Room, Second Floor, Main Building
  Take elevator B to the second floor, go right, through the double doors and the room will be on your left.
  Registration not required.
 
Caring for the Caregiver

This supportive group is for those who have a loved one or friend with cancer. The program will provide practical information to support the caregiver as well as offer an opportunity to meet and gain support from others coping with similar issues. Refreshments will be served and there is no charge to attend. Registration is required. For more information and to register, please call Ann Sullivan, LICSW at (508) 488-3783.

Date: First Wednesday of the month
Time: 6 - 7 PM
Presenter(s):

Ann Sullivan, LICSW

Cost: FREE!
Location: Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center at Milford Regional, Second Floor Conference Room
 
Chronic Pain Support Group

Do you live with chronic pain? Do you feel frustrated and alone, with no one to talk to who understands what living with chronic pain can be like? Is your pain interfering with other aspects of your life?

If you suffer from chronic pain, talking about it with others who are also dealing with the same issues can help. This peer-led support group is free and open to anyone looking for support through sharing of experience, information, coping skills and ideas.

Registration is not necessary, but for more information, call Jay between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. at 508-499-3794.

Date: Third Wednesday of the month
Time: 6:30 - 8 PM
Cost: FREE!
Location: Milford Regional Women's Pavilion Conference Room , Fourth Floor, Hill Health Center
  Registration not required.
 
Coping with Cancer Support Group

These sessions offer an opportunity for individuals with cancer to offer support to one another and explore ways of coping with the stresses created by a cancer diagnosis and treatment.  Refreshments will be served and there is no charge to attend. Registration is not required. For more information please call Ann Sullivan, LICSW at (508) 488-3783.  Family and friends are welcome to join us!

Date: Second and Fourth Wednesdays of the month
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Presenter(s):

Ann Sullivan, LICSW

Cost: FREE!
Location: Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center at Milford Regional, Second Floor Conference Room
  Second Floor Conference Room
  Registration not required.
 
Head Trauma Support Group

 

For survivors of head trauma and their family members and friends. For more information, call (508) 422-2559.

Please Note: This group will not meet in July, but will resume with the August meeting.

Date: Third Thursday of the month
Time: 7 -8:30 PM
Cost: FREE!
Location: Milford Regional Women's Pavilion Conference Room , Fourth Floor, Hill Health Center
  Registration not required.
 
Mother Talk

New moms can often use someone to talk to! This group for mothers of infants from newborn to eight months provides an opportunity for moms to discuss their feelings and share ideas about mothering. For more information, call 508-473-1190, ext. 5076.

Date: Third Saturday of the month
Time: 11 AM - 12:30 PM
Cost: FREE!
Location: Milford Regional Physicians Conference Center A, Ground Floor, Main Building (adjacent to the main lobby)
  Registration not required.
Date: First Thursday of each month
Time: 11 AM - 12:30 PM
Cost: FREE!
Location: Milford Regional Maternity Education Room, Second Floor, Main Building
  Registration not required.
 
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

For more information, call Kay Grimes at (508) 533-8726.

Please note, this group does not meet in July and August!

Date: Second Wednesday of the month
Time: 4 - 5:30 PM
Cost: FREE!
Location: Milford Regional Cafeteria, Ground Floor, Main Building
  Registration not required.
 
Parkinson's Disease Support Group

For more information and to RSVP, please call Teresa Martin at 508-254-3913.

Date: Fourth Tuesday of Every Month
Time: 6 - 7:30 PM
Cost: FREE!
Location: Milford Regional Women's Pavilion Conference Room , Fourth Floor, Hill Health Center
 
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