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Upcoming Support Groups at Community Medical Center

07/14/2017

Upcoming Support Groups at Community Medical Center

Community Medical Center to offer a variety of support groups in August.

July 14, 2017, Toms River, NJ - Healing occurs on the physical level, as well as the mental, emotional, and spiritual level. With this in mind, Community Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, offers a variety of support groups to meet the emotional needs of the community we serve.

2nd Voice (Laryngectomy Support Group) meets every Monday at 2 pm at Riverwood 1, Riverwood Plaza at 67 Route 37 West in Toms River. Individual counseling is also available upon request. 732-557-3210. This group will meet August 7, 14, 21 and 28.

All Cancers Support Group is held on the last Wednesday of the month at 2 pm unless otherwise noted, in the Oncology Resource Library, located in the J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center at Community Medical Center, 99 Highway 37 West, Toms River. 732-557-2702. The next meeting is August 30.

Bariatric Support Group meets on the first Monday of every month unless otherwise noted, following the Bariatric Surgery Overview & Treatment Options Seminar at 6 pm in the Auditorium at Community Medical Center at 99 Highway 37 West, Toms River. 732-557-8966. The group will meet August 7.

Bipolar Disorder Support Group is held every Wednesday and Friday, 7 – 9 pm, in the Auditorium at Community Medical Center at 99 Highway 37 West, Toms River. 732-534-2314.

Breast Cancer Support Group is held on the last Wednesday of the month at 5 pm unless otherwise noted in the Radiation Oncology Department at Community Medical Center at 99 Highway 37 West, Toms River. 732-557-2702. The next meeting is August 30.

Caregivers Support Group is held on the second Thursday of the month at 10 am and the fourth Monday of the month at 7 pm in Riverwood 1, Riverwood Plaza at 67 Route 37 West in Toms River unless otherwise noted. Individual counseling is also available upon request. 732-557-3210. The group will meet August 14 at 11:30 am and August 21 at 7 pm.

Diabetes Support Group will have monthly meetings on the third Monday of every month, at 1:30 pm in the Center for Diabetes at Riverwood Plaza, Building 1, Third Riverwood Plaza, Building 1, Third Floor, 67 Route 37 West in Toms River and features a different topic each month. 732-349-5757. The group will meet on 21 to discuss “Best Exercises for Diabetes.”

Epilepsy Support Group will meet monthly on the 4th Tuesday of the month, 6 – 7 pm, in the Auditorium at Community Medical Center at 99 Highway 37 West, Toms River. 732-557-4081. The group will meet on August 22.

Freedom From Smoking®Group is an 8 week quit smoking program from the American Lung Association. Freedom From Smoking® Group Clinic is overseen by a certified facilitator. The group will meet every Tuesday starting August 1 at 6 pm in Riverwood 1, Riverwood Plaza at 67 Route 37 West in Toms River. Contact Keri Britske at 732-557-3273 or keri.britske@rwjbh.org to register.

Insulin Pump Support Group is held on the third Tuesday of every month at 7 pm in the Center for Diabetes at Riverwood Plaza, Building 1, Third Riverwood Plaza, Building 1, Third Floor, 67 Route 37 West in Toms River and features a different topic each month. 732-349-5757. August 15 will be the next meeting.

Prostate Cancer Support Group is held on the third Thursday of the month at 2 pm at Riverwood 1, Riverwood Plaza at 67 Route 37 West in Toms River. Individual counseling is also available upon request. 732-557-3210. The group will meet on August 17.

Relaxation Support Group meets every Friday at 1 pm in the Oncology Resource Library, located in the J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center at Community Medical Center, 99 Highway 37 West, Toms River. 732-557-8962. Meetings will be held August 4, 11, 18 and 25.

Sjögren's Support Group meets on the second Thursday of the month at 1:30 pm at Riverwood 1, Riverwood Plaza at 67 Route 37 West in Toms River. 732-557-3210. The next meeting will be held on August 10.

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