Support Groups

A.W.A.K.E. (Alert, Well And Keeping Energetic)

Meetings are held every other month. For those diagnosed with sleep apnea. Provides support and information about the disorder, diagnosis, and treatment. For more information, call (717) 316-2229.

Better Breathers Club

This group meets quarterly, 6–8 p.m., at Hillside Medical Center, 250 Fame Avenue, Hanover, in Conference Room 209. Meetings occur the first Thursday of March, June, September and December each year, and each includes a presentation on a pre-determined pulmonary topic. It is geared towards supporting people with lung disease, their families and friends and anyone else interested in learning more about lung disease. No registration is required, and the program is free for all attendees. For more information or a list of this year's topics, please call (717) 316-2159.

Diabetes Table Talk

For those with diabetes and their families and friends. For more information, call (717) 316-2118.

Depression Support Group

Group offers mutual support and encouragement in an accepting, understanding and confidential environment. Offered Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Reiki Share on the 1st Tuesday of the month. For more information, call (717) 316-6905.

Grief Support Group

A monthly group designed to offer support and coping methods for those newly bereaved, and ongoing support for others no matter how long ago the death of their loved one(s) occurred. For more information, please call (717) 316-6905.

Infant Bereavement Services

For parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn death. Hospital chaplain, Reverend Eric Stenman, will moderate the group. It will be held on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at 7 p.m. in the chapel. Please call (717) 316-6905 for more information.

Ostomy Support Group

Our meetings provide an informal, friendly setting for individuals who have undergone ostomies to share experiences, coping methods and education about new products and resources among one another. Family memebers and caregivers are welcome to participate. Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

Please call (717) 316-7007 for more information.