"The highest compliment you can give is
to let other cancer survivors know about us."
Our professionally led
programs are offered in a home-like setting and are available
to people with cancer, their families and friends. Based on
five core components which are woven into all aspects of our
services - Support Programs, Education, Healthy Lifestyle,
Social Connections and Resources - the Cancer Support Community Greater
Miami is here for you. All programs are FREE OF CHARGE.
HOW DO I GET STARTED?
The first step to participate in our programs is to make an appointment to attend an Introductory Meeting where you will learn about our FREE cancer support programs.
WEEKLY SUPPORT GROUPS
Ongoing, weekly support groups, led by licensed
mental health professionals are at the heart of our program.
Our groups can help you maintain hope, regain a sense of
control, and let you know that you are not alone in this time
of need. We have face-to-face and internet support groups in
English and Spanish. A brief interview is required to join
these groups. Please call 305-668-5900 to schedule an
DISEASE SPECIFIC NETWORKING GROUPS
Groups for cancer patients, family
members and friends to share feelings and concerns about particular diagnoses or
issues. As is true of all the programs we offer, these
Networking Groups are led by licensed
mental health professionals.
Ongoing Education is designed to create a platform to teach methods for coping, stress reduction and other life skills. These classes (ongoing in structure or a complete course over several weeks) vary according to our members' interests and available local experts.
programs which provide an opportunity to learn more about
nutrition, relaxation, exercise and other topics specific to
individuals with cancer and their caregivers.
Informal gatherings that offer a wonderful opportunity to meet and spend time in the company of others who are going through a cancer experience as patients, survivors or caregivers of someone with cancer.
CANCER SUPPORT SOURCE
||Worried about balancing
your concerns with cancer?
WE CAN HELP!
NEW** CancerSupportSource™ – CSS is a free service to help you rate your cancer-related concerns (fatigue, family issues, insurance, etc.). Fill out a brief online survey and CSS will provide you with a Personal Support Care Plan to take control of your life after a cancer diagnosis. You can complete the survey on site or from the comfort of your own home. Call and sign up today for this free service!
We have found that women with breast cancer who
used a real-time, professionally facilitated, Internet-based
support group successfully reduced their depression, distress
and negative reactions to pain while increasing their zest for
life and spirituality. The positive findings from this pilot
research study have led us to the development of various
online support groups (for all cancer diagnoses) available through our Online Community
at THIS LINK.
Please visit our Calendar Page for dates and times of all
Please click here to view and print a PDF version of this calendar.
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