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  • Newport Area Support Groups

  • 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 MS
      6:30 - 8 p.m., last Monday of the month (no summer meetings)
      Newport Hospital, Gudoian Conference room
      For additional information, call Tom at 401-682-1128

    • Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group
      5-6:30 p.m., 4th Thursday of each month
       Newport Hospital, Library Fireside Room
      For more information call Child and Family Services at 401-848-4119.

    • Brain Injury Assoc of RI - Second Group
      6:30 - 7:45 p.m., 2nd Tuesday of the month 
      Newport Hospital, Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center
      Call 401-461-6599 or 800-824-8911 for more information.

    • Breastfeeding Support Group
      12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m, Thursdays
      Newport Hospital, Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing Center
      For more information call 401-845-1110.

    • Fibromyalgia Support Group
      7:15-9 p.m., second Friday of each month (except July, August and December)
      Newport Hospital
      For more information call 401-739-3773, extension 18.

    • Osteoporosis Support Group
      For more information call Lee Bursley at 401-295-5460.

    • Stroke Support Group
      2-3 p.m., second Wednesday of each month
      Newport Hospital, Gudoian Conference room
      For more information call Nickie Piermont at 401-845-1864.