Health Resource Guide


Support Groups

Adult ADHD Support Group

Facilitated by ADHD Coach Joyce Kubik,

Join others with ADHD to learn how they manage daily concerns and gain a positive insight to living with ADHD. Non-ADHD spouses are welcome.

2nd Thursday - every month
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
SJMC Community Outreach, Suite R
29160 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
Call Joyce for additional info: 440-933-8309
or email: joyce@bridgetosuccess.net


Child ADHD Support Group for Parents

Facilitated by ADHD Coach Joyce Kubik
Join other parents who have children with ADHD to discuss effective ways to cope and help children take ownership of their disorder.

4th Thursday of every month
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
SJMC Community Outreach, Suite R
29160 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
Call Joyce for additional information at 440-933-8309
or email: joyce@bridgetosuccess.net


Better Breathers Club

A support group for those people suffering from lung disease. Various topics chosen by members are discussed.
1st Tuesday - every other month starting in February
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
SJMC Westlake Family Health Center, Suite 300
26908 Detroit Road, Westlake
Call Lynn Gorton for more information at 440-250-2042 or Lynn.Gorton@csauh.com


Over Breathers Anonymous

A bi-monthly review of breathing techniques for patients who have lung disease and anxiety problems. Individuals must have previous experience in attending some formal Buteyko techniques.

Tuesday, February 18
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
SJMC Westlake Family Health Center, Suite 300
26908 Detroit Road, Westlake
Call Lynn Gorton for more information at
440-250-2042 or Lynn.Gorton@csauh.com


A Second Chance

A Lung Transplant Support Group

This monthly group is for anyone who is considering or has received a lung transplant. Family and friends are welcome.

2nd Monday - every month starting in February
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
SJMC Westlake Family Health Center, Suite 300
26908 Detroit Road, Westlake
Call Lynn Gorton for more information at 440-250-2042 or Lynn.Gorton@csauh.com


Stroke/Parkinson Support Group

Facilitated by Danelle Boomer, Neurolgical Coordinator, SJMC, Trudy Tift, RN, SJMC, Pam Lanter, PT, DPT, NCS, SJMC Sponsored by SJMC

This is a free, interactive support group. Each meeting will provide education and support to those affected and their loved ones. Speakers, Q&A, discussion and support provided.

1st Monday - every month starting in March
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Westlake Center for Community Services
29694 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
Call Donna Feorene for information at 440-899-3544.
Refreshments served.


Addiction

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating. We welcome everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively.

Sundays
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
SJMC, Building 2, 1st Floor, Auditorium B
29000 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
No dues or fees for members


Food Addicts Anonymous

Offers hope and recovery for the disease of food addiction. Support group for obesity, anorexia and bulimia.

Fridays at 7:00 p.m., Auditorium B
Sundays at 6:00 p.m., Auditorium A
SJMC, Building 2, 1st Floor
29000 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
Call for more information call Kay at 216-548-3366
or Gloria at 440-327-9492


Gamblers Anonymous Support Meeting

12-step meeting for people who think they have a gambling problem. Gamblers Anonymous is a worldwide organization committed to help compulsive gamblers. To attend all you need is a desire to stop gambling.

Saturdays, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
SJMC Community Outreach,
29160 Center Ridge Road, Suite R, Westlake
For more information call Matt at 440-752-3315 or
Gamblers Anonymous at 626-960-3500 for a meeting
in your area or go to gamblersanonymous.com


Bereavement

New Beginnings

Facilitated by Hospice of the Western Reserve
A monthly support group for young widows and widowers (age 55 and younger). This group is open-ended and ongoing.

2nd Wednesday of the month
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
SJMC Community Outreach, Suite R,
29160 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
Call Elizabeth Prentiss Bereavement Center at
216-486-6838 or JoDee 440-892-6680


Grief Recovery Program

Moving Beyond Loss to a Richer Quality of Life

Facilitated by John Monnin, Chaplain Sponsored by Crossroads Hospice and SJMC

One of the least-addressed concerns in our society is grief. Grief is a normal and natural reaction to loss. This program will guide those who wish to resolve their loss. It is 11 weeks long and is free to the community.

Wednesdays, January 15 through March 26
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
SJMC Community Outreach
29160 Center Ridge Road, Suite R, Westlake
RSVP: 216-654-9300


Cancer

Hope Group

Facilitated by Joyce Forristell, CBPN-IC, and Lydia Gadd, LPCC-S

A support group for newly diagnosed breast cancer individuals and for breast cancer survivors.

1st Wednesday - every month
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
SJMC Community Outreach
29160 Center Ridge Road, Suite R, Westlake
RSVP to Joyce Forristell, CBPN-IC at 440-827-5459


“I Am Not Alone”

For all cancer survivors, family and friends.

2nd Tuesday - every month
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
SJMC Community Outreach
29160 Center Ridge Road, Suite R, Westlake
Call Facilitator Tina Hlaverty, RN for information
at 216-476-1717


The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge.

The Gathering Place West
800 Sharon Drive, Westlake
216-595-9546


Diabetes

Diabetes Support Group

This is a support group for persons with diabetes and their families. Members enjoy the support, encouragement and friendship of their peers. Meetings are free. No referral or registration required.

3rd Thursday - every month (no meeting in February)
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Westlake Family Health Center
26908 Detroit Road, Suite 300, Westlake
Call DeAna Rodriguez, RN, CDE for information
at 440-827-5341


Postnatal

Beyond Birth

No matter if this is your first or fifth newborn; receive the support of other new mothers with infants. Discuss current concerns, learn stages of growth and development, community resources and interact with other mothers.

Thursdays
1:00 – 3: 00 p.m.
SJMC Community Outreach
29160 Center Ridge Road, Suite R, Westlake
Free - no registration needed


Breastfeeding Group

Facilitated by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

Come and meet other moms who have experienced the joy of breastfeeding and have all your questions answered.

Wednesdays
10:00 a.m. – Noon
SJMC Community Outreach


Free CE Program

Please visit our website at stjohnmedicalcenter.net under the Community Outreach tab for a complete listing of our Continuing Education programs.


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