Weiss Hospital

Support Groups

Compassionate Cancer Support Groups

Due to COVID-19, all support groups are postponed or online until safe to resume.

Sometimes the best medicine comes in the form of interaction with others, especially those who can relate to your health condition. Sharing your experiences with others offers a sense of community, belonging, and proof that you’re not alone. It can also give you a better understanding of your own disease or illness. Those who participate in support groups often recover faster, experience less pain, and establish lifelong bonds.

To join any of the support groups listed below, register online or call (800) 956-7632.

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(800) 956-7632

Weiss Memorial Hospital
4646 N. Marine Drive
Chicago, IL 60640

Grief Support Group

Second Tuesday of the month, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Have you lost a loved one and need help? Join Charlotte Shuber, LSW, who will be facilitating our Grief Support Group. The group meets on the second Tuesday of every month in Conference Room 8A (Eighth floor, A Elevators).  For more information please contact Charlotte at (800) 570-8809. This program is supported by Season’s Hospice & Palliative Care, (800) 570-8809.

Please note, due to COVID-19 and social distancing, the Grief Support Group will not meet in person until further notice. Please contact Charlotte at (800) 570-8809 for information about an online grief support group.

Quit Smoking Support Group

Fridays, 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m.

Quitting smoking can help you achieve a normal blood pressure and decrease your chances for a heart attack or stroke. Make a change and find support on Fridays at 12:45 p.m. in the Senior Center. No registration required. For more information, call (773) 564-5032.

This support group is on hold due to COVID-19.

Cancer Research

Weiss Memorial Hospital provides multiple clinical trials for a variety of cancers, including breast, lung, colorectal, lymphoma, leukemia, head and neck.

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