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Support Groups

Help Support, encouragement and education are an important part of the healing process. Deaconess Resource Center maintains an extensive list of local support groups, including some that are hosted by the Deaconess Resource Center.

The following are support groups held at the Deaconess Resource Center. For more information or help locating a support group please contact Deaconess Health Finder at 812/450-6000 or submit a request for information online. Additional groups can be found in the Deaconess community calendar and online at United Way 211.

At the Deaconess Resource Center


Better Breathers (COPD Asthma)


Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 4:00 pm in the Deaconess Resource Center. 

For more information, contact Deaconess Health Finder 812/450-6000

Chiari Support Group

Meets the first Saturday of each month at 4:00 pm.
Deaconess Resource Center, Deaconess Hospital

For more information, contact 812/604-6928.


Lupus Foundation of America Support Group

Meets the third Saturday of each month from 10:00 am to noon.
Deaconess Resource Center at Deaconess Hospital

For more information, contact the Lupus Foundaton of America at 812/774-6326 or email email


Mental Health America Anxiety/OCD Support Group

Meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm.
Deaconess Resource Center, Deaconess Hospital

For more information, contact MHA at 812/426-2640.

 


Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 4:00 pm
Deaconess Resource Center, Deaconess Hospital

For more information, contact Deaconess Health Finder at 812/450-6000.


Parkinson's Awareness Support Association of the Tri-State (PASATS)

Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. 
Deaconess Resource Center, Deaconess Hospital

For more information, call Deaconess Health Finder at 812-450-6000.


Tri-State Fibromyalgia Support Group

Meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm.
Deaconess Gateway Hospital, Meeting Room E

For more information, contact Health Finder at 812/450-6000.
 


Ostomy Support Group

Meets every other month on the odd month, on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
Starts at 6:30 pm, in Deaconess Physician Center, Room 350.

We teach patients how to use irrigation to control their stool output. We also measure patients for hernia belts if the hernia is related to their ostomy.