A welcoming place to find support and share what you've learned with others.
Patients and family members often feel isolated by their condition or circumstances. Under the guidance of a trained professional, support group participants can share experiences, discuss coping strategies, and increase knowledge of disease-related topics. They also offer support and encouragement to each other.
Some additional benefits include:
Meeting people coping with similar experiences
Learning about resources
Finding solutions for disease-related challenges
Experiencing a safe environment in which to discuss difficult issues
Increasing sense of well-being
Current support groups at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health:
All support groups are open to the community and are offered free of charge.
Individuals are welcome to drop in; no reservation is needed.
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Ongoing weekly support group for adult family members of individuals with memory loss.
The group is facilitated by Donna Munic-Miller, PhD, and meets on Wednesdays from 1:00 - 2:30 pm. Beginning in September - New Time: 1:15 - 2:45 pm. Contact Dr. Munic-Miller at 702.483.6035 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Ongoing monthly support group for individuals with early stage Parkinson's and adult family members.
Separate groups are facilitated by Joanne Fairchild, LCSW, and Jenna Clifford, CSW-I, and meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. Contact Ms. Clifford at 702.483.6054 or email@example.com for additional information.
This group is held for adult family members affected by a loved one with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. This group meets the 1st Tuesday of every month from 12-1:00 PM in the 2nd Floor conference room.
Please contact group facilitator, Joanne Fairchild, LCSW, for more information at 702-483-6006 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks to our donors, support groups are provided free of charge and are open to the public. To find out how you can sponsor a support group, please contact Laura Fritz, Development Director at 702.331.7052 or email@example.com.