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Silver Cross Support Groups

Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with BMI Surgery hosts a free Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery. The meeting will be on Wednesday, June 25, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.  First time participants should call (815) 717-8744 for more information.

 

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 10 and 24 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 24 from 7 to 9 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 www.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 9 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and Friday, June 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. All meetings will take place 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 to attend at www.silvercross.org or by calling 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).

 

Pulmonary Support Group

Silver Cross Hospital will host a free Pulmonary Support Group Thursday, June 12, 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.  For more information, call 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  Stroke Support Group.  The meeting will be on Wednesday, June 11 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. 

 

About Silver Cross Hospital

Silver Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit health care provider serving Will County and southwest suburban communities since 1895. Silver Cross has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Award winner for seven consecutive years and as a Hospital of Choice by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 289-bed acute care hospital and 5 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Silver Cross opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital on February 26, 2012 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. In 2013, Silver Cross provided over $48 million in charity care and other community benefits. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325). Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.

 

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