Consider attending a support group or private consultation if you or a loved one needs help coping with changes in life or learning about a new diagnosis or existing condition. Support groups and private consultations held at Grand View Health are listed below. See full calendar of support groups here.
Afternoon All Losses
Open to all those who have lost someone special, however recent or long ago. Come share support and resources.
Second Tuesday of the month, 1-2:30 p.m. at the Jerusalem Lutheran Church (733 Ridge Road, Sellersville, PA)
Peer support for drug and alcohol problems in the Sellersville area. For more information call 215-923-7900.
Bariatric Support Group
To achieve the lifestyle changes needed for lasting success following bariatric surgery, our nutrition, exercise and behavioral specialists can help you stay on track. You’ll have the added support of fellow bariatric patients just like you who understand what it’s like post-bariatric surgery. They’ll inspire and motivate you with tips and share experiences from their own weight-loss journeys. Register here. For more information, call 215-453-3400.
First Tuesday of the month, 5-6 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center, First-Floor Conference Room
Bereavement Support Groups
For people who have lost someone important in their lives. Multiple support groups are available. In addition, “Seasonal Workshops” related to holidays and timely issues are offered two to three times each year. For more information call 215-453-4210.
An early morning opportunity to start your day with food and friendship among others who understand your loss.
Fourth Friday of the month, 9 a.m. Franconia Heritage Restaurant (508 Harleysville Pike, Souderton, PA 18964)
Breastfeeding Support Group
Breastfeeding is one of the best ways to give your baby a healthy start in life, but it can be challenging especially in the early days. You are not alone. Our breastfeeding support group is led by a registered nurse and lactation consultant who will help you will learn about the breastfeeding basics, mother and infant nutrition, expressing, freezing breast milk, traveling with baby and more. For more information and monthly topics, click here.
Second Friday of the month, 1-2:30 p.m. GVH Conference Room A, Second Floor, Hospital
Building the Family:Teen Parent Support Group
Each month teen moms and dads come together to share their experiences and to support each other through the challenges of being a teen/young parent. For more information, call Child, Home & Community (CHC) 215-348-9770.
Survivorship Circle (Cancer Support Group)
Handling a cancer diagnosis is challenging for anyone. It is helpful to process and verbalize with others. This free support group, offered by Grand View Health, provides patients, families and caregivers the opportunity to meet and talk with others who are facing similar circumstances. For more information, call Grand View Health Breast Care Navigator at 215-453-3223.
First Tuesday of the month, 4-5 p.m. GVH Radiation Oncology Conference Room, First-Floor, Hospital
Epilepsy Foundation Eastern PA Support Group
The Epilepsy Foundation Eastern PA support group is for parents of children affect by epilepsy/seizure disorder. The goal of this support group is to provide an avenue for parents experiencing similar life events to support, share, and learn in a comfortable and information setting. For more information, call 215-629-5003.
Dates: September 14, November 9, 2016. January 4, 2017. GVH Conference Room A, Second-Floor, Hospital
Open to all who a lost a loved one. We welcome your presence and story. Come together with us in sharing support and resources.
Third Wednesday of the month, 6:30-8 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center, First-Floor Conference Room
How We’re Believed to Grieve
This group provides participants the opportunity to analyze and discuss how different forms of media such as books, movies, music, and documentaries portray the grieving process.
Second Wednesday of the month, 5-7 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center, First-Floor Conference Room
Infant Bereavement Services
For persons who have experienced the loss of an infant through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death. For more information, call 215-453-4902.
Second Tuesday of the month, 7:30-9 p.m. GVH Surgical Short Stay Waiting Room, Second-Floor, Hospital
Introduction to Grief
Those who are “newly bereaved” are encouraged to attend this one time workshop to help develop better understanding of “normal grief responses.” Listen/share your stories and explore coping strategies with others experiencing loss.
Third Tuesday of the month, 2:30-4 p.m. GVH Conference Room A, Second-Floor, Hospital
For families and friends of and people with multiple sclerosis For more information, call 215-453-4300.
First Monday of the month, 7:30-9:30 p.m. (weather permitting) GVH Cafeteria, Second-Floor, Hospital
For those widow/widowers who are looking for continued support through and even after the 2nd and 3rd year of their loss.
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 2:30-4 p.m. GVH Conference Room A, Second-Floor, Hospital
For those women who have lost a spouse and are seeking support in a social context.
Second Friday of the month, 11 a.m. O’Grady’s Restaurant (714 Route 113, Souderton PA 18964)