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Silver Cross schedules support group meetings for April

3/26/2015, 10:54 a.m.
Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with BMI Surgery <http://www.bmisurgery.org/> hosts a free Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have undergone ...

Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with BMI Surgery http://www.bmisurgery.org/ hosts a free Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery. The meeting will be held Wednesday, April 22, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. The group will discuss how healthy living is the journey, not the destination. First time participants should call (815) 717-8744 for more information.

Baby Bereavement Support Group

Silver Cross Hospital offers a support group for parents who have experienced loss during pregnancy, at birth or shortly after, or from early SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). The Baby Bereavement Support Group will meet Thursday, April 9 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Hospital's Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., Pavilion A, New Lenox. First time participants should register in advance at www.silvercross.orghttp://www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).

Bipolar Disease Support Group

Silver Cross Hospital will host a free Bipolar Disease Support Group for individuals and family members coping with bipolar disease on Tuesday, April 7 and 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital's Behavioral Health Services http://www.silvercross.org/our-services/other-services/behavioral-healthchemical-dependency, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. First time participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org http://www.silvercross.org/ to register to attend.

Breast Cancer Support Group

The American Cancer Society and Silver Cross Hospital will host I Can Cope, an

educational program for women facing breast cancer on Tuesday, April 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. This free program covers topics relevant to the cancer experience and offers practical help in coping with some of the emotional issues resulting from a cancer diagnosis. First time participants should call

1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit

IMatter.silvercross.orghttp://www.IMatter.silvercross.org to register to attend.

Breastfeeding Support Group

The Silver Cross Birthing Center'shttp://www.silvercross.org/our-services/other-services/birthing-center certified lactation consultants will host a free support group meeting on Monday, April 13 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and Friday, April 17, from 10:30 a.m. to Noon in the Hospital's Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. New mothers have many questions and concerns about breastfeeding in the weeks leading up to and after birth. Breastfeeding support groups are a wonderful way to exchange information and experiences. Infants are welcome to attend. First time participants should register in advance at www.silvercross.org http://www.silvercross.org or 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).

Stroke Support Group

If you are a stroke survivor, family member or caregiver and would like to be a part of a wonderful group, please join the Silver Cross Neuroscience Institute's http://www.silvercross.org/neuro Stroke Support Group. The meeting will be on Wednesday, April 8 and 22 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Inpatient Unithttp://www.silvercross.org/our-services/rehabilitation/inpatient-rehabilitation-ric Dining Room, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. First time participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.orghttp://www.silvercross.org for more information or to register.