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Support Groups

We recognize that sometimes you just need to know there's someone who understands. The following support groups may be helpful.

All phone numbers are 417 area code unless otherwise stated. To edit a listing, please call 417/269-INFO (4636).

Support Group: Contact:
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks 840-8492
Al-Anon Family Group 885-9114
Alpha-1 "Show Me"
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin & COPD
858-6495
Ruth Johns
ALS Support
Lou Gehrig’s Disease
886-5003 or 1-888-386-1200
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support
Respite care for patients with dementia is provided during meetings. Please call ahead for arrangements.
269-3616
Judee Steward
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support - Branson
Meet other caregivers, share stories and gain some useful tools. Meetings held in Branson.
544-1026
Autism Support
Southwest Autism Network of Missouri (SWAN)
655-2235
Bereavement Support 883-7500 ext. 32
Renee' Jenkins

Breast Cancer Support
Reach Together

269-5257
Hulston Cancer Center
Caregivers Support 269-5257
Hulston Cancer Center
Cranial Support 885-3888, ext. 1118
Adene Smith
Cystic Fibrosis Family Support Group of the Ozarks 883-5070
James & Liz Frater
Circle of Friends Bariatric Support Group 459-1734
Tamara Ballings
Compassionate Friends
Families who have lost a child through death
887-7089
Mary Ann Hale
Daughters Without Mothers
Meets 6-7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at Oxford HealthCare (lower level, rear entrance), 1550 E. Sunshine. For women ages 19 and older who have lost their mothers.
883-7500 ext. 3235
Renee' Jenkins
Diabetes Support
Living with Diabetes
Meets 10-11 a.m. on the second Thursday of every month and 5-6 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month.
269-3900
CoxHealth Diabetes Center
Diabetes Support - Branson
Each month a new topic provides useful information to those with diabetes and their family members. Meets 1:30-2:30 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month.
417/335-7453
Down Syndrome Support 885-9905
Fibromyalgia Support

887-6857

Gamblers Anonymous

894-7959
Karen

GriefShare Group

883-7500 ext. 3235
Renee Jenkins

Grief Support
Loss of loved one due to cancer

269-5257
Hulston Cancer Center
Grief Support Breakfast for Men
Meets 9-10 a.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Village Inn, 2036 S. Glenstone.
883-7500 ext. 3235
Renee Jenkins
Grief Support - Branson
For anyone going through the many stages of grief. Meetings held in Branson.
348-8580

Gynecological Cancers Support
New Hope

269-5257
Hulston Cancer Center

Heart Disease - Branson
Mended Hearts
Meets 6:30-8 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month

417/348-8644

Heart Shockers
For individuals and families of patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators

269-6876
Dr. Brenda Williams
Herpes Support
Ozarks Help
875-6424
IC/Chronic Pelvic Pain Support 581-8965
Robin

Infant Loss Support

(573) 364-5900 or 800-421-3511
Sara Tamburrino

Juvenile Diabetic Research Foundation
Parents of diabetic children

742-4245
Lesley Hayter

The Lie is Dead
Narcotics Anonymous
866-7392
Lost & Found
A Place for Hope through Grieving

865-9998
Nannette Foster

Loss of a loved one through death or alienation
Journeys
Meets 6-8 p.m. the second Thursday of every month

368-2699
Gwen Evans

Lyme/Master Disease Support 535-4102
Carol

Lymphedema Support

269-7168
Odilia Egbers

Mental Illness Support Group - Branson
The NAMI Support Group is for those dealing with a mental illness. Advocates are welcome to attend. Meetings held in Branson.

544-0900

Mental Illness Support Group - Branson
The NAMI Support Group for Advocates is for family members and advocates of those with a mental illness. Meetings held in Branson.

544-0900

Multiple Sclerosis Support

882-8128

Myositis Support
The Southwest Missouri Myositis Support Group

hun.howell@gmail.com

Organ Transplant Support

887-7981
Jim and Judy Mondy

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

269-3617
Janice Briggs

Parkinson's Disease Support Group - Seniors

269-3616
Judee Steward

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group - Young Onset

269-3617
Janice Briggs

Parkinson's Disease Support - Caregivers

269-3617
Janice Briggs

Parents of Alcoholics
Al-Anon

885-9114

Patient And Caregivers Support

269-5257
Hulston Cancer Center

Pulmonary Disease - Branson
Better Breathers
Meets noon-1 p.m. on the second Friday of the month from September to May

417/348-8655

S-Anon
For women who are affected by the sexual behavior of another person. 

417/719-8118
springfieldsanon@yahoo.com

Scleroderma Support

866-4297
Gerry Robertson

Southwest Missouri Military Support Group
For family members and friends of those serving in any branch

827-4498
Jan Healzer
Springfield Ostomy Family Support Group 882-8261
Nancy Witt
Stroke Support - Branson
Different Strokes
Meets 1-2 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month
417/348-8644
Stroke Support - Springfield
Moving Forward
269-INFO
Surgical Weight Loss Support Group 417/875-3593
Thyroid Support Group 269-4450
Dr. JonBen Svoboda

TLC: The Lactation Club
For breastfeeding mothers

417/269-LADY

Warrior Wives
Military wife support

443-1628
Julie

Widows Support Group

883-7500 ext. 3235
Renee Jenkins

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