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Support Groups

North Shore-LIJ Health System hospitals provide multiple support groups, free of charge, on a wide range of topics. Below is a list of support groups by disease/condition or you can search our event calendar.

ALCOHOL

Name: Alcoholics Anonymous
Location: Franklin Hospital, Surgical Waiting Room
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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ASTHMA/PULMONARY

Name: Asthma Support Group
Location: Southside Hospital Tower Classroom
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Pulmonary Support Group
Location: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Pavilion at 1554 Northern Blvd, Ground Level Conf Room
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting.

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BEREAVEMENT/LOSS

Name: Bereavement Support Group
Location: Southside Hospital
For: Persons learning to live with the loss of a parent, spouse, sibling, grandparent or another significant loved one to cancer.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Bereavement Support Group
Location: Monter Cancer Center  
To provide bereavement support to adult caregivers following a cancer-related death. The goals are to provide an opportunity for caregivers to share their story of the journey through illness and death, to provide a safe and supportive environment in which one can process feelings and thoughts about death, grief and moving forward in life, and to build coping skills and facilitate adjustment.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Bereavement Support Group
Location: Huntington Hospital, Women’s Health Center
For: Adults grieving the death of a loved one.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Bereavement: Handling the Holidays
Location: Huntington Hospital, Women’s Health Center
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Compassionate Friends
Location: Plainview Hospital
For: People who have lost children
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Parents of Murdered Children POMC
Location: Plainview Hospital
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Perinatal Bereavement Support Group
Location: North Shore University Hospital, Monti Classroom
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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BRAIN 

Name: Transitions of Long Island
Location: North Shore-LIJ / 1554 Northern Blvd. Manhasset, NY 11030 / 3rd floor cafe
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Brain Injury Support Group
Location: Southside Hospital
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Support Group
Location: North Shore University Hospital, Rust Auditorium
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Brain Aneurysm Support Group
Location: North Shore University Hospital, 9 Tower Conf Room
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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BREASTFEEDING

Name: Breastfeeding Support Group
Location: Plainview Hospital
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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CANCER

Name: Look Good Feel Better Program
Location: Franklin Hospital, Hospice Conference Room
For: Women to help cope with related side effects of cancer treatment
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Look Good-Feel Better Program
Location: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Oncology Building C-Level
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Look Good Feel Better Program
Location: Plainview Hospital
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Look Good-Feel Better Program
Location: Monter Conference Room  
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Cancer Support Group
Location: Staten Island University Hospital, Nalitt Center
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: People Living with Cancer & Caregivers
Location: Monter Conference Room   
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Patient/Caregiver’s Program
Location: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Oncology Building, 3rd floor
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Relaxation Classes
Location: Monter Conference Room   
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Path to Wellness after Cancer
Location:Monter Conference Room  
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Cancer Support Group
Location: Plainview Hospital
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Cancer Support Group Meeting
Location: Franklin Hospital, Cafeteria
For: Patients and their families
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Young Adult Support Group
Location: varies
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Be Well, Stay Well - Before, During and After Radiation Therapy
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Grupo de apoyo de Mujeres Latinas con Cancer en los Senos
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Oncology Support Group
Location: Huntington Hospital, Women’s Health Center
For: Patients and/or family members with cancer
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Sisters of Greater Long Island
Location: Babylon Town Hall
About: An African-American Breast Cancer Survivors Organization.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Bereavement Group, Cancer Related Loss
Location: Monter Conference Room    
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Breast Cancer Support Group I
Location: Huntington Hospital, Women’s Health Center
For: Newly diagnosed breast cancer patients, up to one year post-diagnosis
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Breast Cancer Support Group II
Location: Huntington Hospital, 1 South Conference Room #1
For: Women diagnosed with breast cancer more than one year ago
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Breast Cancer Support Group
Location: Southside Hospital, 5 Tower Classroom
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Breast Cancer Support Group
Location: Staten Island University Hospital, Nalitt Center
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Breast Cancer Series “Beyond Breast Cancer” Group
Location: North Shore University Hospital
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Prostate Cancer Support Group
Location: Southside Hospital
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Prostate Cancer Support Group
Location: Staten Island University Hospital, Nalitt Center
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Prostate Support & Education Group
Location: Monter Conference Room   
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Lymphoma Support Group
Location: Monter Conference Room
For: Patients and families
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Post-Transplant Support & Education Group
Location: Monter Conference Room   
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Gynecological Support Group
Location: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Oncology C Level Conference Room
For: Gynecological patients currently on treatment and post-treatment
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Laryngectomy Support Group
Location: Long Island Jewish Medical Center Hearing & Speech
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Orientation
Location: 410 Lakeville Rd, Suite 212
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: CLL Support Program (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia)
Location: 410 Lakeville Rd, Suite 212
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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CARDIAC/HEART 

Name: Heart Failure Support Group
Location: Southside Hospital
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Women Heart of Huntington
Location: Dolan Family Health Center
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Internal Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Support Group
Location: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Teaching Center
About: Group is facilitated by a cardiologist, a clinical psychologist and a registered nurse.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 


Name: Heart Club
Location: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Teaching Center
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

 

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DIABETES 

Name: Diabetes & You
Location: Southside Hospital Boardrooms 1 & 2
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Diabetes Support Group
Location: 2800 Marcus Ave, Suite 200
For: Adults with type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Diabetes Support Group
Location: Cohen Children's Medical Center of NY, Cafeteria Classroom C Ground Level
For: Adults with type 2 diabetes
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Diabetes - Heart Club
Location: Glen Cove Hospital, Maxwell Board Room
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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EATING/NUTRITION/WEIGHT LOSS

Name: Healthy Cooking Classes
Location: Southside Hospital  Boardrooms 1 & 2
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Weight Loss Surgery Support Group
Location: Southside Hospital Board Room 1
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Overeaters Anonymous
Location: Plainview Hospital Lecture Rooms A&B
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Eating Disorders Support Group
Location: Huntington Hospital, 1 South Conference Room
For: People with eating disorders, their families and friends.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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HEARING & SPEECH 

Name: Tinnitus Support Group
Location: Franklin Hospital, Cafeteria
For: People who suffer from constant ringing in ears.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Anamillo Speech Club
Location: Plainview Hospital, Lecture Hall.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Cochlear Implant Support Group
Location: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Hearing & Speech Conf Room
For: Adults with cochlear implants meet for informative presentations and professional guidance. The group is led by a social worker and an audiologist.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Parents of Hearing Impaired Children
Location: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Hearing & Speech Conference Room
About: A social worker and speech pathologist discuss issues, problems, successes and provide emotional support.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Support Program for Oral, Head & Neck Cancer (SPOHNC)
Location: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Hearing & Speech Building
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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HIV/AIDS

Name: Teen Group
Location: 865 Northern Blvd / Suite 101
For: Patients of the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Immunology & Division of Infectious Disease CART Program. Life skills for teens 13-17.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Young Adult Group Workshop on Job Readiness Skills
For: Young adults 18-23 who are HIV infected
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Center for AIDS, Research & Treatment (CART) Women’s Support Group
Location: 400 Community Drive, Infectious Disease Conference Room
For: HIV infected women
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: PICONS: Pediatric Caregivers of North Shore
Location: 865 Northern Blvd / Suite 101
For: Peer information/educational mutual support group for caregivers of HIV positive children.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE

Name: Huntington’s Disease Caregiver Support Group
Location: Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Goldman Conference Room C, 350 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030
For: Caregivers of patients with Huntington's Disease
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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MENTAL HEALTH

Name: National Association of Mentally Ill (NAMI) Monthly Meeting
Location: Zucker Hillside Hospital/ Sloman Bldg / Auditorium
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Bipolar Support Group (National Association of Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Location: Zucker Hillside Hospital/ Sloman Bldg / Auditorium
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: National Association of Mentally Ill (NAMI), LI Regional Council, Inc.
Location: Plainview Hospital, Lecture Rooms A&B
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: LI Mood Disorder Support Group
Location: Plainview Hospital, LA & LB
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 
Contact: 516-499-6374

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NICOTINE/SMOKING

Name: Smoking Cessation Program
Location: Center for Tobacco Control
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Nicotine Anonymous - Ann’s Hope
Location: Huntington Hospital, Trailer #1
For: A 12-stop fellowship of men and women helping each other to lead nicotine-free lives.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Tobacco Free Program
Location: Huntington Hospital Dolan Family Health Center/ Murcott Conference Room
This six-week program, given by the Suffolk County Dept of Health, is free of charge.
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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PAIN MANAGEMENT

Name: Pain Education Series
Location: Southside Hospital 1 East Conference Room
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Pain Management Support Group
Location: Southside Hospital
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Name: Pain Management Support Group
Location:  Syosset Hospital, Main Suite
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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PARKINSON’S

Name: Parkinson’s Support Group
Location: North Shore University Hospital, Rust Auditorium
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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STROKE

Name: Stroke Club
Location: North Shore University Hospital, Building 304
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Stroke Support Group
Location: Plainview Hospital, Lecture Room A.& B
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

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OTHER

Name: Adult Caregiver Support Group
Location: Zucker Hillside Hospital/ Sloman Building, Room 2100
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Caregiver Support Group
Location: Staten Island University Hospital, Nalitt Cancer Center
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Early Dementia Support Group
Location: Zucker Hillside Hospital/ ACP Building, Room 2104
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Amputee Support Group
Location: Southside Hospital
Contact: Roy W. Timm Jr. (631) 968-3479

Name: Sleep Apnea Support Group
Location: Southside Hospital -- call (631) 987-0275 to reserve your seat
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Epilepsy Support Group
Location: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Research Building, Level C, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: National Foundation of Psoriasis
Location: Plainview Hospital, In-service classroom
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Greater South Bay Dental Study Club
Location: Plainview Hospital, basement lecture rooms
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: American Liver Foundation Hepatitis Support Group
Location: Plainview Hospital, In-service classroom
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Amyothrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association (ALS)
Location: Plainview Hospital, Lecture Hall
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: Autoimmune Support Group
Location: Glen Cove Hospital
Search our event calendar for an upcoming meeting. 

Name: The Long Island Neuropathy Support Group
Location: 145 Community Drive / Conference Room
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