Adult Support Groups
I Can Cope*
I Can Cope is a patient education program of the American Cancer Society about living with cancer. Experience has shown that individuals who know more about their disease can make informed decisions with their doctors and become partners in the treatment team. Living with cancer can be one of the hardest challenges anyone faces. I Can Cope helps you meet this challenge by clarifying cancer facts and myths.
There is no charge for this program. For more information and registration, please call 715.387.7890.
Look Good Feel Better*
Puts a little color back into the lives of those undergoing treatment by providing a free group makeover session with specially trained cosmetology professionals.
Adult Cancer Support Group
A group that assists individuals diagnosed with cancer in coping with the emotional impact and the stresses experienced in living with cancer.
Reach to Recovery*
Volunteers who provide support for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer.
Healing Grief Circle
Individuals and families who recently have experienced the death of a loved one are invited to attend these meetings. The group provides the environment of a caring community, one in which members can find strength and support, share memories and feelings, learn to understand the usual grief patterns, and gain renewed enthusiasm for living.
Meets from 1 - 2:30 p.m., the second Tuesday of each month at the Ministry Home Care Hospice Office, 303 W. Upham St., Marshfield. For more information, call 715.387.7052.
Wisconsin Rapids Group
Meets meets from 6 - 7:30 p.m., the first Tuesday of each month, at Riverview Hospital. Meeting location may vary; ask at front desk. For more information, call 715.387.7052 or 715.387.1713.
Children Support Groups
A support group for families of children with cancer.
A program which allows children with cancer to take a dream flight to a special place of their choice.
A support group for children with cancer.
A support group for teenagers and young adults who have cancer.
A weekend camp for families of children diagnosed with cancer.
* These support groups are held in cooperation with the American Cancer Society.