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August 31, 2017
 
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Free Breast Cancer Support Groups at the Adelphi Breast Cancer Program in Garden City

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Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program offers new on-going support groups on a weekly and monthly basis.

News Contact: Lyn Dobrin, 516.997.8545

WEEKLY support GROUPS

General Support Group
Mondays,  
6 -7:30 pm
Women who are recently diagnosed with breast cancer will have the opportunity to meet with others in similar situations.

Support Group for Caregivers of People with Breast Cancer
Mondays,  6-7:30 pm
Taking care of person with breast cancer can be stressful. This group is designed to address the needs of care takers. Any person who is experiencing the stress and anxiety of caring for a loved one with breast cancer should attend.  

Young Women’s Support Group, Under 40
Tuesdays, 
6-7:30 pm
Women under the age of 40 who are diagnosed with breast cancer have unique needs. This support group will focus on hose concerns while allowing the members to share their feelings in a safe supportive environment.  Anyone who wants to connect with and receive support from women under 40 should attend.

Support Group for Newly Diagnosed Stage 4 Breast Cancer
Thursdays, 7-8 pm
Meet with other women who are diagnosed with Stage 4/Metastatic Breast Cancer.

MONTHLY support GROUPS

Touchstone Group
Last Monday of the Month 
6-7:30 pm
Women who received their last treatment more than 18 months ago will meet to check in with each other’s progress and discuss new developments in the world of breast cancer. This group is for women who are not in active treatment but want to stay in touch with other survivors.

Cafecito: Support Group for Spanish Speaking Women with Breast Cancer
Thursdays, September 7 and 21; October 5 and 26; 
November 9 and 30
Meetings are held at United Health Care 209 Post Avenue Westbury
Call bilingual social worker Angela Papalia for details 516-877-4329.

All groups are facilitated by a social worker or master level social work intern.

These groups are sponsored by the Alpern Family Foundation. 

With the exception of the support group for Spanish-speaking women, groups will meet at the Adelphi School of Social Work in Garden City.

There is no charge.

For information, questions and to sign up, call Erin Nau, counseling and education coordinator, at 516.877.4314, or the Breast Cancer Hotline at 800.877.8077.

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves over 7,600 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

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Media Contact

Kali Chan
Director of Media Relations
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