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Support Groups

More than a dozen support groups assist patients and family members dealing with a variety of diseases and disorders. For information on where and when the groups meet, call the contact person listed below.

Sleep Apnea Support
Rebecca Torres
(919) 966-4401
Living With Metastatic Cancer/Advanced Cancer
Martha Sorenson
(919) 401-9333
Bariatric Surgery
Lisa Prestia, RN
Perinatal Loss
Darryl Owens, Chaplain
(919) 966-4021
Bone Marrow Transplant
Kathy Roundtree
(919) 966-7861
Prostate Support & Education Group
(919) 965-4052
Brain Injury
UNC Wellness Center
Karla Thompson, PhD
Sanford/Lee County Stroke Support Group
Joy Phillips Murphy
(919) 776-0501
Caregivers of Cancer Patients
Liz Sherwood
(919) 966-3494
(919) 966-2531
Getting Your Bearings (cancer patients)
Cornucopia House
(919) 401-9333
Support for People with oral, Head and neck Cancer (SPOHNC)
(919) 401-9333
Grief Recovery Group
UNC Hospitals Bereavement Support Services
Heidi Gessner
(919) 966-0716
Stephanie McAdams
Jocelyn Crawford
(919) 966-2029
Hospice Office, Pittsboro
Ann Ritter
(919) 542-5545

Triangle Bladder Support Group
6011 Farrington Road
Liz Sherwood
(919) 843-5069

Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD) Support Group
Dianne Hunter
(919) 966-4743
UNC Nicotine Dependence Program
(919) 843-1521


Infertility-RESOLVE Support Group
UNC Neurology Sleep Support Group
Rebecca Torres
(919) 966-4401
Look Good, Feel Better (Cancer)
Tina Shaban
(919) 966-3097

 Updated March 6, 2013

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