Sometimes the best sources of strength and comfort during difficult times are others who share your concerns. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, a support group may be helpful.Chemo Angels A program that matches patients (both adults and children) with a friend with similar interests who will offer support.More infoI Can Cope - Cancer Support 7 p.m., first and third Tuesday of each month
Library, Newport Hospital
For more information, call 401-845-1590."Uplifters" Breast Cancer Support Group 7 p.m., second Tuesday of month.
Rhode Island Hospital Co-Op Care Building
Call Bev Levin at 401-724-8327 for additional informationParents Support Group4 - 5:30 p.m. every Thursday Hasbro Children's Hospital Parents Lounge, fifth floor
Call Fred Barbosa at 401-444-3062 for additional informationTeen Support GroupLast Friday of each month Hasbro Children's Hospital
Call Fred Barbosa at 401-444-3062 for additional informationSibling Support Group For siblings of children being treated for cancer or other chronic illnesses
Call Deborah Labato, child and family psychiatry, at 401-793-8993Parent Bereavement Support Group For any parent who has lost a child from cancer
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Ronald McDonald House, Providence
Call Rachael Bloch at 401-444-9737 for additional informationPediatric Oncology Education Series For parents, family, friends of pediatric oncology patients
Contact Donna Cambio at 401-444-7436 for more informationSpeaking with Children About Cancer For parents, family and friends of cancer patients who are finding it difficult to know what to say to their children and other loved ones about cancer
Meetings held by appointment
Call the Lifespan Health Connection at 401-444-4800 or 800-927-1230 to schedule an appointment.
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Bereavement Support Groups