Support Groups IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT In an abundance of caution and until further notice, all in-person Support Groups have been suspended. Please check back at a later date to see when groups have resumed and check with your individual group leader to see if a virtual meeting has been made available. 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 group is for Alzheimer's disease caregivers or those seeking support with loved ones suffering from dementia or memory loss. There are two meetings to choose from: St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas For more information, please call (800) 272-3900. St. Elizabeth Florence Where: Atrium Conference Room When: 4th Thursday of each month, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Please note, there will be no class on November 28, Thanksgiving Day. The December meeting will be moved up to Thursday, Dec. 5 instead of the day after Christmas. For more information, please call (859) 212-5446. Caregiver Support Group This support group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:00 – 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 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: St. Elizabeth Women’s Health Center, Mammography/DEXA 610 Medical Village Drive, Edgewood, KY 41017 For more information, please 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 1 (800) 227-2345. Prostate Cancer Networking Group This prostate cancer support group is sponsored by the Cancer Support Community. When: 1st 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 1 (800) 227-2345. Diabetes Gestational Diabetes Classes Where: Regional Diabetes Center St. Elizabeth Covington For more information or to register, please call (859) 655-8910. Exercise Your Options! When: Wednesday, May 16, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Where: St. Elizabeth Physicians Regional Diabetes Center To register, 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. Heroin Addiction and Support NKY Hates Heroin NKY Hates Heroin's mission is to provide support and aid to those affected by addiction and their families. Partnering with our communities through awareness, resources and education for prevention. This resource guide is an extremely useful booklet to help those facing addiction and their loved ones with a tremendous amount of resources for support. For a copy of this booklet please click here. Northern Kentucky Heroin Hotline The hotline is for anyone with questions or needs help with heroin addiction. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is answered by a licensed professional counselor. NKY Heroin Hotline: (859) 415-9280 Heroin Anonymous This support group is for those struggling with heroin addiction. There is a family support group that takes place at the same time. When: Fridays, 7 p.m. Where: Seven Hills Church 6800 Hazel Ct. Florence, KY 41042 For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tony Giordano at (859) 386-1699. For more information on the family support group, please contact Stacie Nance via email at email@example.com. N.A. (Narcotics Anonymous) Nar-Anon: https://www.nar-anon.org Northern Kentucky: www.nkyna.org Cincinnati: www.nacincinnati.com Hopeline: (818) 773-9999 Kentucky Survivors Area: (859) 253-4673 Greater Cincinnati Area: (513) 820-2947 Heart & Vascular Healing Hearts Women's Support Group St. Elizabeth Heart & Vascular Institute recognizes that women heart survivors have particular needs after a heart event. One of those needs is to be understood and listened to by someone who has been there. The group generally meets at St. Elizabeth Edgewood at 9 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. Reservations are recommended. To find dates, times and locations of upcoming meetings, or to make a reservation, click here, or call (859) 301-WELL (9355). Primewise Caregiver Support Group Do you “help out” a loved one? Come and learn tips from others in similar circumstances. This group meets monthly to share and support each other with strategies that have made care giving a little easier as well as to periodically hear from professionals about topics such as financial planning, Medicare, housing alternatives, etc. The group meets from 7-8:30 p.m. on the second Thursday. Please call (859) 301-5999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for the location and speaker information. Other Support Groups Offered by St. Elizabeth Healthcare ALS Support Group Where: St. Elizabeth Florence, Main Entrance Conference Room 4900 Houston Rd., Florence, KY 41042 When: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. For more information, please call 1 (888) 412-3022. Celiac Support Group For more information, please call (859) 653-5595. 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. NAMI Northern Kentucky (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Nami offers the following groups: Family and friends of those with mental illness Families of children and adolescents with symptoms of mental illness NAMI Connection -- Individuals with mental illness For more information, including group dates, times, and locations, please call (859) 392-1730 or click here to view their online calendar. Overeaters Anonymous For information on meeting dates, times and location, please 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. When: 2nd Thursday of every month from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Where: St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas, 5th Floor For more information, please call (859) 301-5999.