Facing a major illness or stressful life change can be a daunting prospect. Support groups bring together people facing similar issues and can help them to cope better and feel less isolated by making connections with others facing similar challenges Baystate Mary Lane Hospital announces the 2010-2011 Support group listing:
Alcoholics Anonymous – meeting held in the Main Conference Room 2nd Floor, Sunday Evenings - 7:00-8:15 pm.
Caregivers Support Group – Human Resource Conference Room, 3rd Wednesday every month - 3:30-5:00 pm. Contact Stasia Wozniak, LSW, Medical Social Worker 413-967-2225.
Childbirth Classes - Main Conference Room, as scheduled Tuesday Evenings – Call Baystate Health Link at 413-967-2488 or 1-800-377-Health (4325) to register for classes.
Circle of Angels, A Quilting Support Group for People Who Have Been Touched by Cancer- meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Weatherby II Conference Room. Contact Camille St.Onge, LICSW, Oncology Social Worker 413-967-2245.
Diabetes Support Group – The First Wednesday of every month from 5:00 to 6:00 pm in the BMLH Main Conference Room, 2nd Floor, facilitated by Alicia Walter MS, RD, LDN, Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Educator. Contact Michelle Holmgren at 413-967-2296.
EMT Continuing Education Program, Main Conference Room, 4th Wednesday of every month 6:30-8:30 pm. Contact Michelle Holmgren 413-967-2296.
Grieving Support Group – Human Resource Conference Room, 1st Tuesday every month - 5:30-7:00 pm. Contact Stasia Wozniak L.S.W. Medical Social Worker, 413-967-2225.
Hepatitis C Support Group - For meeting dates and times please contact John Helin, 413-575-6064.
For more information about Baystate Mary Lane Hospital contact Michelle Holmgren, Public Affairs & Community Relations Coordinator (Office) 413-967-2296.