Support Groups

Support Groups

Support groups can provide an important source of emotional and psychological benefit for patients, former patients and their friends and families.

Below, you'll find a listing of Cape Fear Valley and community support and information groups:

Alzheimer’s Caregivers

The Alzheimer’s  Caregiver Support Group, for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease, meets on the third Tuesday of each month, at 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., at Medical Arts Center, 101 Robeson St. Suite 106. For more information, please call Sam Hutchison at (910) 615-1633.

Arthritis

The Arthritis Support Group meets on the fourth Monday of every month (except February, July and December) at 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center, Library (located behind Cape Fear Valley Medical Center). For more information, please call Stacia Britton at (910) 615-4078.

Better Breathers

The Better Breathers Support Group meets on the second Thursday of every month at 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in the Cardiopulmonary Rehab Classroom at Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center, located behind Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. For more information, please call (910) 615-7822 or (910) 615-7845.

Defibrillator

The Defibrillator Support Group meets quarterly: Jan. 17, April 18, July 18 and Oct. 17 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the Cancer Center Conference Room. This is a support group for people who have an implantable cardiac defibrillator. For more information, call (910) 615-8753.

Heart

Mended Hearts of Fayetteville meets the second Thursday of each month from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Cape Fear Valley HealthPlex, Room C. Patients with heart disease and heart failure, as well as their families, are invited to attend. For more information, call (910) 615-6580.

Scleroderma

The Scleroderma Support Group meets on the third Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m. - noon in Room 106A of the Medical Arts Center at 101 Robeson Street. The group does not meet in December. Scleroderma patients and their loved ones are invited for support and information about the disease. For more information, please contact Support Group Leaders: Donna Thomas (910) 308-9792 and Kim Sublett (910) 237-2390 or via email at fayettevillescleroderma@gmail.com.

Spinal Cord Injury

The Spinal Cord Injury Support Group meets on the first Monday of every month at 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Patient Cafeteria at Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center (located behind Cape Fear Valley Medical Center). For more information, call (910) 615-4051 or (910) 615-6066.

Stroke

The Stroke Support Group meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the main PT/OT gym at Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center (located behind Cape Fear Valley Medical Center). For more information, call (910) 615-4344.