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:
The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
is for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease which meets twice a month.
Medical Arts Center
Meets every third Tuesday from 2pm - 3pm
101 Robeson Street, Suite 106, Fayetteville, NC
Harmony of Hope Mills
Meets every first Wednesday from 2pm - 3pm
7051 Rockfish Rd, Fayetteville, NC
For more information, please contact: Nancy Alderete-Davis at (910) 615-1781.
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 Rachel Farnham at (860) 685-1948.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Spinal Cord Injury
The Spinal Cord Injury Support Group
meets on the third Thursday of every month at 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at CFV Rehabilitation Center main gym. For more information, call (910) 615-6492 or (910) 615-6066.
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.