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Swedish cares about the health and well-being of our patients, caregivers and community. In light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health emergency, the risk for exposure is increasing for people who live in our state. Swedish is taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of our facilities and our ability to care for as many patients as possible. Safety is our top priority right now.
Swedish sponsors a variety of support groups that provide an opportunity to meet with others facing similar challenges. Swedish also hosts other support groups that meet at our facilities. Please contact your primary-care provider for help in locating a support group for your specific needs.
Bereavement Support Groups
Brain Tumor Support Group
Breastfeeding Support Groups
Cancer Support Groups
Cardiac Surgery Support Group
Cerebrovascular Support Group
Diabetes Support Groups
Heart Disease Support Group: Mended Hearts
This group is for patients and their family members to interact with others living with heart disease in an informal (currently virtual) setting to exchange information, to tell their stories and to listen to others who have "walked the same halls…" Mended Hearts is a national organization dedicated to supporting patients and families who have experienced heart disease. Their "peer to peer" approach places a strong emphasis on providing up to date education as well as sharing experiences.
Hydrocephalus Support Group
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Support Group
Movement Disorders Support Groups
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Parenting Support Groups
Surgical Weight Loss Support Group
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Support Group
This group is for those who have experienced Sudden Cardiac Arrest and who wish to discuss topics related to cardiac arrest, to find meaning in what a person endures during and after a cardiac arrest, and to meet and talk with others who have gone through this life-threatening, life-changing experience. This is now a virtual group.