Support Groups

Welcome to the "Resources for Healthy Living" Calendar, your complete reference guide to the wellness programs, classes and support groups available through Resurrection Health Care. Please note that registration is required for most activities.


REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CALL 877-RES-INFO (737-4636)


Resurrection Medical Center
7435 West Talcott Avenue
Chicago, IL 60631
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Addiction


Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Family, friends and anyone interested are welcome to attend the meetings. Free. Health Management Classroom, First floor, Entrance C

Sundays, 9-10 a.m.


Cancer


Butterfly Support Group

An educational support group led by a child psychologist and an oncology nurse for school age children dealing with cancer in the family. Registration required. Free.

Group meets the first Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. in the Cancer Conference Room, ground floor, Entrance C.

For more information, call 773-792-5116.


Cancer Support Group - I Can Cope

Educational/support program for adults facing cancer – either personally, or as a friend or family caregiver. RSVP preferred. Meet in the Cancer Conference Room. FREE. Call (773)594-8530/8524 or (773)990-8739. Breast Cancer: Meet 3rd Thurs. of month; Any Cancer: Meet 4th Thurs. of month.


Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Support Group

The LLS support group is for those suffering from blood and lymph nodes cancers.

Meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Cancer Conference Room, ground floor, Entrance C.

For more information, call 773-792-5116.


Polish Cancer Support Group

An opportunity for patients, caregivers, family members, and friends to share information and experiences related to living with a cancer diagnosis. Meet in Cancer Conference Room. Free. RSVP required. Call Nurse Navigator at (773)990-8739. 1st Wed. of the month, 6-7 p.m.


Teen Cancer Support Group

Educational support group led by a child psychologist and an oncology nurse for teens ages 14 to 18 whose parent or adult caretaker is living with a cancer diagnosis. Registration required. Free.

Meets every third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Cancer Conference Room, ground floor, Entrance C.

For more information, call 773-792-5116.


Us Too! Prostate Cancer Support Group

The Us Too! Support Group is for men who are currently battling or have recovered from Prostate Cancer.

Meets the second Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Cancer Conference Room, ground floor, Entrance C.

For more information, call 773-792-5116.


Cardiac


WomenHeart Support Group

A peer-led support group from the National Coalition for women with heart disease. Health Management Classroom, Resurrection Medical Center. FREE.
Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.


Chronic Illness


Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

PRMC, The Greater Illinois Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Park Ridge Foundation, Inc. sponsor this support group for people with MS, their family and friends. FREE. Meetings held in the Marian Conference Center. For information, contact: 1-773-594-7856. Last Saturday; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Parkinson's Disease


Parkinson's Disease Support Group

A support group for people with Parkinson’s disease, their family and friends, as a way to offer social and emotional support to each other while providing information on management of disease. FREE. NEW location: Resurrection Retirement Community. (Terrace Room) at 7262 West Peterson St. For info, call 773-792-7930 3rd Wednesday of the month; 1-3 p.m. (new time)


Rehabilitation


Rehab Alumni Club


Educational information, support and social events for former Rehab patients, their families and any interested community member. The group meets at 6-8 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at RMC, 5th floor, Rehab Unit.

For more information, call 773-990-7757.


Stroke


Afterglow Stroke Support Group

This support group is for stroke survivors and their family/friends.

Meets the second Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Rehabilitation Center of Chicago (Day Rehab), first floor, Entrance C. Free.

For more information, call 773-990-GLOW (5469)


Women's Issues


WomenHeart Support Group

A peer-led support group from the National Coalition for women with heart disease. Health Management Classroom, Resurrection Medical Center. FREE.
Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.


Call 877-RES-INFO for Nurse Advice, Doctor Referrals or Class Registration Monday - Friday 8 am to 8 pm • Saturday 8am to 12pm

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