Support Groups and Programs

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Bariatric Surgery Support Group
This group is for patients who have had weight loss surgery. The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.

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This group is offered by the Visiting Nurse Association of Englewood. The group meets on Thursdays at 12 noon. To learn more, call Jessica Pressler, LCSW, at 201-894-3333.

Brain Injury (Bergen County TBI Group)
This group meets the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Jane and Joe Concato at 201-666-2015.

Breast Cancer Support Group
Relax your mind as you connect with other women living with breast cancer. Meets the first and third Friday of each month at 10:30 a.m.

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Diabetes Education
This group allows participants to share their experiences, learn from others and discuss how they live with diabetes. The group meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month (except July and August) at 7 p.m. A quarterly Insulin Pump Support Group is also offered.

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Families Anonymous
Families Anonymous is a group of concerned relatives and friends whose lives have been adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to alcohol, drugs, or related behavioral problems. All who have experienced the effects of a loved one’s addiction are welcome. The group meets at Englewood Hospital every Friday at 7:30 p.m. Call 917-836-3672 or email for more information.

Gynecologic Cancer Support Program
Designed to address the special concerns that women face when diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer. This group is in formation. Call 201-608-2162 for more information.

Look Good Feel Better
Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Look Good Feel Better volunteer beauty professionals help women with cancer with skin care, makeup application, tips on wigs, dry skin, nails, and more. The program meets once every two months on a Monday at 1 p.m.

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Neuropathy Support Group
This group meets on the third Thursday of March, April, May, September, October, and November, at 7 p.m. Call Rich Booz at 201-587-1250, Mary Robertson at 973-226-1535, Tom McCullum at 201-692-9313, or Dean Lewis at 631-223-8416 for additional information.

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Support Group
SPOHNC (Support for People with Oral Head and Neck Cancer), is a patient-directed, self-help organization dedicated to meeting the emotional, physical, and humanistic needs of oral, head and neck cancer patients and their caregivers. A monthly meeting offers information, support, and encouragement to new diagnosed patients, survivors, family members and friends. The Bergen County Chapter meets at Englewood Hospital on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, call Patrick Taaffee at 201-931-6394.

Perinatal Bereavement
Whether you are facing a difficult decision with your pregnancy or coping with an unexpected outcome, our Perinatal Bereavement Team is here to provide support and a comprehensive array of resources to help you and your family begin your path toward healing. Among our programs is a support group that meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

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Postpartum Emotional Support
You and your newborn child are invited to attend our group, focused on adjustment to motherhood, coping with stress, and adapting to new family dynamics. A licensed clinical social worker facilitates the sessions, which provide comfort, emotional support, information, and referrals to resources for new moms who are adjusting to parenthood. The group meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m. Registration is requested, but not required. Call 201-894-3092.

Smoking Cessation Program
Our free smoking cessation program helps smokers pack away those tobacco products and lead a smoke-free lifestyle. Participants connect with others and learn strategies to commit to smoking cessation. The program is led by a licensed clinical social worker who is certified through the American Lung Association Freedom From Smoking Program®. Call 201-608-2162 for more information.

Visiting Hearts 
This program connects patients preparing for cardiac surgery with other patients who have gone through the experience.

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