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Support Groups


Better Breathers Club

Do you or someone you know suffer from lung disease, such as COPD or asthma? If so, you can find a supportive environment by joining your local Better Breathers Club. Sponsored by the American Lung Association in Idaho, Better Breathers Clubs are all about people helping people – an opportunity for mutual support, and sharing ideas and experiences. Educational programs include literature, demonstrations and presentations by guest physicians, respiratory therapists and other professionals.

Please join us the second Friday of the month, beginning September 12, 2014 at The Portneuf Physical Therapy Building: 515 E. Benton in Pocatello, Idaho
Seating is limited, please RSVP to Connie Hacking 208-239-1359 ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Living Through Cancer

CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS

H.O.P.E (Helping Other People Endure) For anyone who has had their life effected by cancer. Mondays 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Portnuef Cancer Center. Call Robb Dye, LCSW (208) 239-1754.

Living with Hope: For those who are dealing with a long term cancer battle. 1st and 3rd Wednesday of Each Month. 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Cancer Center Conference Room. Call Robb Dye, LCSW (208) 239-1754.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

Breast of Friends: The first Thursday of each month - Noon to 1:00 pm. Cancer Center Conference Room. Call Robb Dye, LCSW (208) 239-1754. Be sure to join our Facebook Group too.

Mended Hearts Support Group

Mended Hearts, which is affiliated with the American Heart Association, is a national non-profit organization offering the gift of hope to heart patients, their families, and caregivers for more than 50 years. Group meetings held monthly help people understand there can be a rich, rewarding life after heart disease. Members listen, share their experiences, learn from healthcare professionals and volunteer to talk to other heart patients about what they may face including lifestyle changes, depression, recovery, and treatment.

Meets every 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm
957 Hospital Way Bld. C
Call Jodi Brown, RN at (208) 239-3603

Portneuf Tobacco Cessation Clinic

Individual consultations and individualized help for those attempting to quit smoking. Financial assistance is available for those who are eligible.

Call (208) 239-1750

Stroke Support Group

For stroke survivors of all ages and abilities, as well as caregivers, family, and friends. This is a great way to meet others who are experiencing similar situations. Offer/receive support and knowledge, and identify needs and available community resources.

Meets the fourth Thursday of each month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the PMC Physical Medicine Department located at 515 E. Benton St. Pocatello (across from Albertson’s)
To RSVP or for questions, please contact Annie Grimmett at 239-1426 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

We meet the 4th Wednesday of the month
(unless that happens to be a Holiday like on Christmas, then it will be the 18th).
Call 239-2620 for more information.