Patients & Visitors

Support Groups

Bipolar Support Group

When: Every Thursday, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health, 340 Hospital Drive

This support group is for patients, family and friends who want to better understand how to live more productively with bipolar disorder. It is hosted by Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health.

Call (478) 741-1355 for more details.

Bosom Buddies + (PLUS)

When: Every first Wednesday, Noon
Where: Coliseum Medical Centers Bldg. C, Suite 120

This group originated as a support group for breast cancer survivors, but now it is open for ALL cancer survivors.

Call (478) 765-4805 for more information.

'Breathe Easy' Support Group

When: Every second Wednesday, Noon
Where: Coliseum Medical Centers, First Floor Classroom

This group is intended to help meet challenges that chronic lung disease brings to daily life, in affiliation with the Better Breathers Club and American Lung Association.

Reservations are required; please call (478) 751-0449.

Caregiver Support Group

When: Every second Tuesday, 6 p.m.
Where: Coliseum Medical Centers, 4th Floor Dining Room (Main Hospital)

Please join us for our monthly Caregiver Support Group where we share a common bond as caregivers, discuss resources available and enjoy fellowship. This support group is meant to foster emotional well-being for caregivers, allowing them to better care for their loved ones. Everyone is welcome.

For questions, call (478) 765-4336.

Chemo and You: Managing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Call (478) 765-4805 for more information.

Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia Syndrome

When: First Saturday of every month, 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Coliseum Medical Centers, First Floor Classroom

Call (478) 475-4908 for more information.

Gynecologic Cancer Support Group

When: Every second Tuesday, 6 p.m.
Where: Coliseum Medical Centers, Building C, Suite 120

Please join us for our monthly GYN Cancer Support Group where we share a common bond as patients and survivors of gynecologic cancers.  We will discuss available resources and enjoy fellowship. For questions, call (478) 765-4805.

Helping Hands Grief Support

When: Every Monday, 2:30 p.m. Every fourth Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Coliseum Medical Centers, Bldg. C, Suite 120

This group offers emotional support for someone who has experienced the loss of a loved one.

For more information, call (478) 464-1401.

G.L.A.D. (Good Living Around Diabetes)

When: Second Monday, every other month (February, April, June, August, October, December), 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Where: Coliseum Medical Centers Cafeteria, 350 Hospital Drive, Macon, GA

This is a group for individuals and their family members who are living with diabetes.

Call (478) 765-4338 for more information.

Lap-Band Support Group

When: Last Thursday of each month, 6 - 7 p.m.

For all Lap-Band patients and their families.

For more information, call (478) 476-8045 or email chandra.churchwell@hcahealthcare.com.

Look Good ... Feel Better

When: Fourth Monday of each month (call to confirm date), 6 p.m.
Where: Coliseum Medical Centers, Bldg. C, Suite 120

This free program given by the American Cancer Society is designed to help women overcome the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Registration is required.

Call (478) 765-4805 for more information.

Survivors of Suicide

When: Second Tuesday of the month, 6 - 7 p.m.
Where: Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health, 340 Hospital Drive

This group provides support for family and friends of persons whose deaths were intentional. Call (478) 741-1355 for more information.

Strive from Stroke and Heal The Heart Support Group

When: Third Thursday of the month, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: Coliseum Medical Centers Cafeteria

Lunch is served. This support group is for patients, families and caregivers whose lives have been touched by stroke.

Call (478) 765-4413 for more details.

United Ostomy Association Support Group

When: Fourth Sunday every month, 3 p.m.
Where: Coliseum Medical Centers Cafeteria

For people who have had colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy surgery.

Call (478) 405-7996 for more information.