Tanner Breast Health in Carrollton offers a Breast Health Support Group for women who have been recently diagnosed with breast cancer or those who have dealt with it in the past. Meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. at the Cheryl Cook Gill Resource Center located inside Tanner Breast Health in Carrollton.Tanner Breast Health in Carrollton is located on the second floor of the West Georgia Specialty Center on Clinic Avenue, next to Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton and adjacent to the Roy Richards, Sr. Cancer Center. For more information, call Tanner Breast Health at 770.836.9280.
The Roy Richards, Sr. Cancer Center offers a Cancer Support Group for anyone, male or female, who has cancer of any type or who has fought cancer in the past. Meetings are on the fourth Thursday of each month from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at Horizon Bay in Carrollton. Horizon Bay is located at 530 Northside Drive in Carrollton. For more information or to RSVP call Tommy Thomas at 770.836.9464.
The Diabetes Support Group meets on the first Monday of the month from October to May at 7 p.m. in the Health Education and Wellness Learning Center at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton. Topics vary each month. For more information, call 770.838.8367.
Mind Over Cancer is a Tanner support group emphasizing mindful coping strategies throughout the cancer journey! Research shows that if you mentally prepare yourself to handle cancer treatment by managing stress and anxiety, you can improve your quality of life and become an active participant in your own recovery. Based on "Mindfullness-Based Cancer Recover: A Step-by-Step MBSR Approach to help You Cope With Treatment and Reclaim Your Life." Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of every month at 9:30 a.m. in the conference room of the Roy Richards, Sr. Cancer Center at 165 Clinic Avenue in Carrollton. The group is open to all cancer patients and caregivers and is led by Tanner Cancer Care patient navigators. Map It! For more information, call Tanner Cancer Care at 770.812.5947 or send and e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following support groups meet at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton but are not sponsored by Tanner:
The Carrollton Parkinson Disease Support Group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. in Classroom 3 of the Health Education and Wellness Learning Center at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton on the 4th Saturday of each month (except in December). Those living with Parkinson Disease, including family, friends and care partners, are encouraged to attend these support group meetings. The meetings will alternate between a discussion format and educational format with quest speakers. For more information, contact James Trussell at 706.413.3264.
The Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets from 2 to 3 p.m. in Classroom 3 of the Health Education and Wellness Learning Center at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton on the 2nd Sunday of each month. Those living with Multiple Sclerosis are encouraged to attend these support group meetings. The meetings will alternate between a discussion format and educational format with quest speakers. For more information, contact Libby Carpenter at 770.836.3287.