Centegra Health System offers a wide variety of support groups for many patients. Support groups are a great way for patients to connect about their experiences and share their path with others who may have been or who are on the same journey. Join us for our support groups and feel comfortable in our friendly, welcoming environments.
Visit our Oncology Support Group page for all of our oncology related support groups.
Other Support Groups:
A.W.A.K.E. Support Group
This is a sleep disorder support group for patients and family members affected by sleep disordered breathing. The A.W.A.K.E. (Alert, Well and Keeping Energetic) Support Group is part of the American Sleep Apnea Association. The group meets quarterly and provides education, a guest speaker and an opportunity to share ideas with others affected by this condition. For dates and times, please visit our calendar. To register, call (815) 344-8000.
Diabetes Support Group
The diabetes support group meets quarterly with a guest speaker and provides support to anyone with diabetes or those who support members of their family that have been diagnosed. For dates and times, please visit our calendar. To register, call (815) 236-8347.
Behavioral Health Support Groups and Classes
For information on the variety of behavioral health support groups, please click here.
Living With Grief
A six-week program for adults living with the death of a loved one which offers grief education and support. The group offers storytelling, sharing, journaling and expressive arts. Participants learn how to live with the pain, adjustment and challenge of grief as life beyond loss is understood and reengaged. The group is facilitated by a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with advanced training and experience in grief work. For dates and times, please visit our calendar. To register, call (815) 759-4459.
Mindfulness and Stroke Recovery Support Group
Centegra understands that recovering from a stroke is difficult for everyone affected: survivors, family members, friends and caregivers. The Mindfulness and Stroke Recovery Support Group fosters physical and emotional healing after a stroke by providing support, socialization and education to help survivors adjust to life after stroke. The support group meets every other month. To find out more, call (815) 334-3845 or visit centegra.org/stroke.
Weight-Loss Surgery Support Group
This is a support group for patients that have had weight-loss surgery. The focus can include a guest speaker, key topic for discussion, share challenges and success stories, etc. For dates and times, please visit our calendar. To register, call (847) 802-7230 .