Amputee Support Group
Open to all who have had limbs amputated and their families or caregivers. Call for info. . 912-355-7778. Back Pain Support Group
Second Monday of every month,7:00pm. Denny’s Restaurant at Hwy. 204. Everyone is welcome. For more info, contact Debbie at 912-727-2959 . Brain Injury Support Group
For traumatic brain injury survivors and their caregivers. Third Thursdays, 5pm. In the gym of the Rehabilitation Institute at Memorial. . memorialhealth. com. memorialhealth.com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. Breast Cancer Survivors Group
Tuesdays, 5:20pm at First Presbyterian Church. For survivors and caregivers. Call for info. . 912-844-4524. fpc. presbychurch.net. First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. Cancer Support Group
For anyone living with, through or beyond a cancer diagnosis. First Wednesdays, at Lewis Cancer Pavilion. Call for info. . 912-819-5704. Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, 225 Reynolds Ave. Children’s Grief Support Group
Seven week structured educational support group for children 6-17. Support, coping tools, utilizing play and activity to learn to live with loss. Free of charge. A service of Hospice Savannah, Inc. Call for dates. . 912-303-9442. Full Circle Center for Grief Support, 450 Mall Blvd., Suite H. Citizens With Retarded Citizens
For families with children or adults with autism, mental retardation, and other developmental disabilities. Meets monthly. Call for info. . 912-355-7633. Citizens With Retarded Citizens, 1211 Eisenhower Drive. Coastal Empire Polio Survivors Assoc.
Meets regularly to discuss issues affecting the lives of polio survivors. Call or see website for info. Polio survivors and guests are invited. James Aberson, Chatham County ADA Coordinator, will be the speaker. Free and open to the public. . 912-927-8332. coastalempirepoliosurvivors.org. Couples with Fertility Challenges
Saturdays, 6:45pm at Savannah Christian Church. For couples dealing with primary or secondary infertility, whether for one or many years. Call or email for info. . 912-596-0852. firstname.lastname@example.org. Savannah Christian Church, 55 Al Henderson Blvd. Debtors Anonymous
For people with debting problems. Meets Sundays, 5pm-6pm at Unity of Savannah. See website or call for info. . 912-572-6108. debtorsanonymous.org. unityofsavannah.org/. Unity Church of Savannah, 2320 Sunset Blvd. Eating Disorders Anonymous
Free, volunteer-led support group for recovery from anorexia/restrictive
eating and/or bulimia/binge/purging. Not a diet group, nor for those who struggle solely with overeating. Mondays, 7:30pm-8:30pm. Email for info. . email@example.com. Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church, 1008 Henry St.
about the group, please call Jennifer Currin-McCulloch at 912-350-7845. . 912-350-7845. Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (at Memorial Health Univ. Medical Center), 4700 Waters Ave.
For those with the disease, care partners, family and caregivers. Managing the disease, treatments and therapies, quality of life. First Thursdays, 3:00pm4:30pm. Call for info. . 912-819-2224. Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, 225 Reynolds Ave.
For patients with blood-related cancers and their loved ones. Call or see website for info. . 912-350-7845. memorialhealth.com. memorialhealth.com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave.
Essential Tremor Support Group
Fibromyalgia Support Group
Second Thursdays, 5:30pm-6:30pm. Call or see website for info. . 912-8196743. sjchs.org. sjchs.org. Candler Heart and Lung Building, 5353 Reynolds Ave. Gambling Problem 12 Step Program
Twelve step program offers freedom from gambling. Meets weekly. Leave message with contact info. . 912-7484730. Georgia Scleroderma Support Group
A group for people with scleroderma for the greater Savannah area and surrounding counties. Meets regularly. Call for day and time. Lovezzola’s Pizza, 320 Hwy 80 West, Pooler. Info: 912-4126675 or 912-414-3827. . Grief Support Groups
Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle offers a full array of grief support groups and individual counseling for children, teens and adults is available at no charge. Counseling is offered at 450 Mall Blvd., Suite H in Savannah, and appointments are also available in the United Way offices in Rincon and in Richmond Hill. Call or see website for info. . 912-3039442. HospiceSavannah.org/GriefSupport. Heartbeats for Life
Free support and education group for those who have suffered from or want to prevent or reverse heart disease and/or diabetes. One Tuesday/month, 6pm. Call or email for date. All meetings at Southwest Chatham Library. Next meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6:00-7:45pm Topic: Say ‘NO’ to Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes, and Excess Weight. . 912-598-8457. firstname.lastname@example.org. Next meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6:00-7:45pm Topic: Say ‘NO’ to Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes, and Excess Weight Southwest Chatham Library, 14097 Abercorn St. Klinefelter Syndrome/47-XXY Support Group
For parents of children with this diagnosis, and for men with this diagnosis. Started by the mother of a boy with 47XXY. Email to meet for mutual support. . email@example.com. Legacy Group: For individuals with advanced and recurrent cancer.
Group addresses the concerns of advanced and recurrent cancer survivors from the physical, emotional, spiritual, and social aspects of healing. To register for a specific session and to learn
Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Support Group
Call for the Savannah Lowcountry Area NA meeting schedule. . 912-238-5925. National Alliance of Mentally Ill
Weekly 90-minute support group for anyone with a mental health diagnosis. Also offer weekly family support group. Both meet Tuesdays, 6pm-8pm. Free and open to the public. . Trinity Lutheran Church, 12391 Mercy Blvd. Overeaters Anonymous
Is food a problem for you? Overeaters Anonymous can help. Savannah meetings Mon 6:30pm, Wed 5:30pm, Fri 6:30 p.m. See website for locations and info, or call 912-358-7150. . oa.org/ meetings. Parents of Children with IEP’s (Individualized Education Plans)
For parents of children attending Chatham-Savannah Public School System who have IEP plans, to offer mutual support through the challenges of the IEP process. Email for info. . firstname.lastname@example.org. Parents of Ill Children
Backus Children’s Hospital sponsors this group for parents with a seriously ill child receiving inpatient or outpatient treatment. Case manager facilitates the meetings. Meets weekly. Call for info . 912-350-5616. memorialhealth. com/backus. memorialhealth.com/ backus. Backus Children’s Hospital, 4700 Waters Ave. Parkinson’s Support Group
First Thursdays, 5pm-6:30pm, Marsh Auditorium at Candler. Call for info. . 912-355-6347. sjchs.org/. Candler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds St.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Support Group
Second Tuesdays at 7pm in Marsh Auditorium at Candler Hospital. For anyone with this disorder, plus family members/caregivers interested in learning more. Call for info. . 912-8582335. sjchs.org/. Candler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds St. Sisters Network (Breast Cancer in the African American Community)
Third Mondays, 6pm-7pm. At the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial. A national organization to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer on the African American community. Call for info. . 912-236-7405. memorialhealth.com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. Spinal Injury Support Group
Third Thursdays, 5:30pm, at the Rehabilitation Institute at Memorial. Call or see website for info. . 912-350-8900. memorialhealth.com. memorialhealth. com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Suicide often leaves survivors with guilt, anger, hurt and unanswered questions. Hospice Savannah/United Way of Coastal Empire/Coastal Suicide Prevention Alliance offer an support group. Third Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm. Safe and confidential. Free to attend. Barbara Moss at Full Circle of Hospice Savannah, 912-629-1089. . Full Circle Center for Grief Support, 450 Mall Blvd., Suite H. Teens Nurturing Teens (Cancer Support)
Support group for teens with a family member or loved one impacted by cancer. Meets at the Lewis Cancer Pavilion. Call for information. . 912-819-5704. Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, 225 Reynolds Ave. Teens With No One to Turn To
Help for people ages 11-18, or concerned parents of teens. Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter. Call or see website. . 912-234-4048. parkplaceyes.org.
Pryme Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Meets the second Tuesday of each month at St. Joseph’s Hospital,11705 Mercy Blvd., Meeting Room 1(on the 2nd Floor above ER entrance) at 6 p.m. An opportunity for people with MS and their families and friends to share information, develop coping strategies, receive support and become involved in community activities. . 912-819-2224. sjchs.org/. St. Joseph’s Hospital, 11705 Mercy Blvd. Rape Crisis Center
Assists survivors of rape and sexual assault. Free, confidential counseling for victims and families. 24-hour Rape Crisis Line operates seven days a week. 912-233-7273.
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