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Support Groups

St. Elizabeth Healthcare offers support groups in a variety of areas.

Alcohol and Drug Treatment

Al Anon Northern Kentucky
For the most current list of Al Anon meetings in Northern Kentucky, please click here to be redirected to the Al Anon website. For more information on these listings, please call Al Anon Northern Kentucky directly at (513) 784-2444.


Alzheimer's Care

Alzheimer's Support Group
This support group is for alzheimer's caregivers and their patients or loved ones who suffer from memory loss. There are two meetings to choose from:

St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas
Where:
Cancer Treatment Center Conference Room

When: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
For more information, please call (859) 240-5016.

St. Elizabeth Florence
Where:
ER Conference Room

When: 4th Thursday of each month, 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
For more information, please call (859) 212-5446.

*Please Note: Caregiving for the Alzheimer's patient is available during the meetings. Talk to the group leader about this service.

Caregiver Support Group
This support group meeets on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. to learn from professionals on topics such as financial planning, Medicare, and housing alternatives.
For more information, please call (859) 301-5999.


Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Support Group
For more information, please call (859) 301-2273.

Cancer Return to Fitness
This is a small group exercise class for cancer patients that meets on Thursday evenings.
Where: St. Elizabeth Edgewood
Cost: $10 ($7 St. Elizabeth Cancer Patients) or $80 for 10 classes. To register, call (859) 301-5959.

Helping Each Other
This group is for women who have been touched by breast cancer. It meets on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cancer Care Center St. Elizabeth Edgewood
For more information, call (859) 301-2273.

Look Good, Feel Better
This program is sponsored by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and helps women deal with the physical effects of chemotherapy and radiation.
To register, call the ACS at (800) ACS-2345.

Prostate Cancer Networking Group
This prostate cancer support group is sponsored by the Cancer Support Community. It meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Colonial Heights and Gardens
            6900 Hopeful Church Rd.
            Florence, KY 41042
To register, call (513) 791-4060.

Reach to Recovery
This group offers one-on-one support for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. The American Cancer Society will set you up with a survivor who can help you through your emotional journey.
Fore more information, call the ACS at (800) ACS-2345.


Diabetes

Diabetes Patient Support Group
This group is designed for people living with diabetes. It is facilitated by a Certified Diabetes Educator.
When (2014 dates): April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24
Where: Regional Diabetes Center St. Elizabeth Covington
For more information, please call (859) 655-8910 and ask to speak to Janie.

Diabetes Self Management Group
This group is designed to help educate individuals aobut how to best manage diabetes in their day-to-day lives. It meets on the 3rd Thursday of every other month from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Gestational Diabetes Classes
Where
: Regional Diabetes Center St. Elizabeth Covington
For more information or to register, please call (859) 655-8910.


Grief Support

St. Elizabeth Healthcare offers a wide range of Grief Support Groups. To learn about these groups, please click here.


Stroke Services

Northern Kentucky Regional Stroke Support Group
For more information regarding this support group for stroke or brain injury survivors and their caregivers, please click here.


Other Support Groups Offered by St. Elizabeth Healthcare

ALS Support Group
Where:
St. Elizabeth Hospice Center, Conference Room
South Loop Dr., Edgewwod
When: The second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm
For more information, call (888) 412-3022.

Celiac Support Group
For more information, call (859) 653-5595.

Fibromyalgia Support Group
This group meets on the second Wednesday of every even-numbered month from 11:05 am to 1:00 pm.
2014 dates are: February 12, April 9, June 11, August 13, October 8 and December 10
Where: St. Elizabeth Florence, Cafe Conference Room
For more information, please call (859) 657-6099.
Find us on Facebook! Search "Fibromyalgia Support Group of Northern Kentucky".

The KY Caregiver Support Program for Grandparents
This group is for grandparents raising grandchildren and is designed to help support the efforts of grandparents with information and services that will benefit and improve their quality of life.
For more information, please call (859) 283-1885.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Northern Kentucky
Nami offers the following groups:
  • Family and friends of those with mental illness
  • Families of children and adolescents with mental illness (FoCAS)
  • NAMI Connection -- Individuals with mental illness

For more information, including group dates, times, and locations, please call (859) 261-4080.

Overeaters Anonymous
This group meets every Tuesday from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Business Health St. Elizabeth Edgewood
For more information, call (859) 344-9643.

Parkinson's Support Group
This is an activity-driven support group for people with Parkinson's disease as well as their caregivers. It meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Where: St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas, 5th Floor
For more information, please call (859) 301-5999.



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