The following support groups are offered in the Newport, R.I. area. Additional support groups are available in the Providence area. See the list of support groups in Providence and surrounding areas.
If you do not see a group that fits your needs, please call the Lifespan Health Connection at 401-444-4800.
Aquidneck Island Self-Help Group for Individuals with MS6:30 - 8 p.m., last Monday of the month (no summer meetings)Newport Hospital, Gudoian Conference roomFor additional information, call Tom at 401-682-1128
Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group5-6:30 p.m., 4th Thursday of each month Newport Hospital, Library Fireside RoomFor more information call Child and Family Services at 401-848-4119.
Brain Injury Assoc of RI - Second Group6:30 - 7:45 p.m., 2nd Tuesday of the month Newport Hospital, Vanderbilt Rehabilitation CenterCall 401-461-6599 or 800-824-8911 for more information.
Breastfeeding Support Group12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m, ThursdaysNewport Hospital, Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing CenterFor more information call 401-845-1110.
Fibromyalgia Support Group7:15-9 p.m., second Friday of each month (except July, August and December)Newport HospitalFor more information call 401-739-3773, extension 18.
I Can Cope - Cancer Support5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., first Tuesday of each monthNewport Hospital LibraryFor more information call 401-845-1590.
Osteoporosis Support GroupFor more information call Lee Bursley at 401-295-5460.
Stroke Support Group2-3 p.m., second Wednesday of each monthNewport Hospital, Gudoian Conference roomFor more information call Nickie Piermont at 401-845-1864.