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Support Groups at CRMC

Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group – NEW!

This support group meets the first Tuesday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the Boardroom located in the Ambulatory Services Building (2nd Floor). Led by Glorianne Ellison, Certified Oncology Nurse and Elisa Mendels, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, this group helps participants find support with one another without discussing individual physician and practices while also discussing the adjustment to life as a breast cancer survivor.  Registration is not required, but is preferred.  Please call 845-794-3300, ext. 2831.

Cancer Support Group

This support group meets the third Tuesday of the month from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Boardroom located in the Ambulatory Services Building (2nd Floor). Led by Catskill Regional’s infusion center nurses, this group provides support and education for those afflicted with cancer. People with any type of cancer as well as friends and family members are welcome. There will be time during the support group to ask questions and obtain support from fellow group members. Registration is not required. Please call 845-794-3300, ext. 2831 for information.

MS Support Group

CRMC's MS Support Group, presented in conjunction with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, is held monthly on the first Tuesday, beginning  May 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at CRMC's main Harris campus in Boardroom A on the second floor. The group is free of charge, and offers advice, encouragement and education to people living with MS and their family members. To register or for more information, call Randy Harris at 845-866-4331.

Stroke Support Group

The Stroke Support Group is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. at Orange Regional Medical Center in Conference Room 1 (Ground Floor). For more information, contact Rose Toscano, RN Neuroscience Coordinator, at 845-333-1507.

Adult General Bereavement Support Group

Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties holds an Adult General Bereavement Support Group at 5:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at CRMC's Adult Day Care Center. The group is free of charge and open to anyone in the community. For additional information, contact Victoria Hugel at 845-561-6143 ext. 117. 

Hearing Loss Support Group

CRMC's Hearing Loss Support Group, supported by the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), is held quarterly in the Garden Level meeting room at the main Harris campus. Dr. Deborah Lynn, a local audiologist, provides individuals with the latest information about the impact of hearing loss and the technology options available, and encourages participants to discuss strategies to manage hearing loss. For more information, contact Ms. Stephanie Morse at smorse1@hvc.rr.com

Childbirth Classes

Childbirth Classes are offered by Maternal Infant Services Network of Sullivan, Ulster and Orange Counties regardless of where you plan to deliver. It is recommended that women attend the class two months before their due date. For dates and listings of classes, please call Stephanie Sosnowski at 845-928-7448 ext. 301 or email ssosnowski@misn-ny.org.

Brain Injury Support Group

CRMC's Brain Injury Support Group is held on the second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. in Boardroom A at CRMC's main Harris campus. For more information or to pre-register, contact Dawn Marie Ambrosino at 845-457-5489.

Osteoporosis Support Group

The Osteoporosis Support Group meets one Wednesday each quarter from 6 to 7 p.m. at the CRMC Women's Health Center in Monticello. For more information, please contact the Women's Health Center at 845-794-7897.

Sexual Assault Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Group

The Sexual Assault Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Group meets every Thursday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the RISE office on the 4th floor of CRMC's main Harris campus. For additional information, contact the RISE office at 845-794-3300 ext. 2442.

Cardiac Support Group

The Cardiac Support Group meets on the second and fourth Monday of every month (Apr-Nov) at Noon in the Boardroom at CRMC in Harris. For more information, please contact Patricia Doty at 845.794.3300, ext. 2755.

Breast Cancer

The Breast Cancer Support Group meets on the second Monday of every month from 6- 7 p.m. at CRMC's Adult Day Care in Harris. For more information, please contact Gail Zwiebel at 845.339.4673.

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Myofasical Pain

The Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Myofasical Pain Support Group meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at CRMC's Adult Day Care in Harris. For more information, contact Cheryl White at 845.794.4228, ext. 14.

Parkinson's

The Parkinson's Support Group meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month (April-November) at 1 p.m. in the second floor Boardroom A. For more information, please contact Murray Korn at 845.292.0117.

Diabetes Discussion Group

The Diabetes Discussion Group meets at various dates and times throughout each month at CRMC in Harris. For more information, please contact the Diabetes Education Staff at 845.794.3300, ext. 2106.

Better Breathers

Better Breathers meets on the second Thursday of each month (April- November) at 3 p.m. in the Boardroom at CRMC in Harris. For more information, please contact Nadine Gallagher at 845.794.3300, ext. 2142.