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Silver Cross offering support group help in June

5/26/2015, 4:43 p.m.
Help is available for people grieving the death of a baby, coping with bipolar disease, dealing with a pulmonary issue ...
Support groups to help people cope with or work through different issues are available at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.

Silver Cross Hospital provided this news release:

Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox is offering the following support group meetings in June:

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, June 11 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.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, June 9 and 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital’s Behavioral Health Services, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. First time participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit 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, June 23 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.org to register to attend.

Breastfeeding Support Group

The Silver Cross Birthing Center’s certified lactation consultants will host a free support group meeting on Monday, June 8 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and Friday, June 26, 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 or 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).

Pulmonary Support Group

Silver Cross Hospital will host a free Pulmonary Support Group Thursday, June 11, from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Hospital’s Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. This support group is for individuals with adult asthma, COPD, oxygen equipment, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, sarcoidosis, pulmonary fibrosis and respiratory disease. Family members are also invited to attend. First time participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org for more information or to register.

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 Stroke Support Group. The meeting will be on Wednesday, June 10 and 24 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Inpatient Unit Dining Room, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. First time participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org for more information or to register.