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Support Groups

Unless noted, support groups are held in the conference and education facilities at Dearborn County Hospital, 600 Wilson Creek Road, Lawrenceburg. Not all groups may be listed and the schedule is subject to change. For more information, please call us at 812-537-8190 or 800-676-5572 ext. 8190.

Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group

A community support group for Alzheimer’s disease patients, their families, friends and especially their caregivers. They meet the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm.

For more information please call 888-422-2691.

Breast Cancer Support Group

The Breast Cancer Support Group meets at 7:00 pm on the third Thursday of each month.

For more information please call Jan Tyler at 812-926-3927.

Eating Disorder Support Group

Sponsored by “Living in Truth Ministries,” this group is for women with anorexia or bulimia or who compulsively overeat.

For more information, contact Rae Lynn DeAngelis at 513-505-7386.

Grief Care Support Group

If you have recently experienced the loss of a loved one, join us for an eight-week facilitated Grief Care Support Group. We offer a safe supportive place where you can mourn, share and process your personal loss. The group meets for eight consecutive Mondays from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the Ohio Conference Room at DCH. 2017 dates are listed below:

  • April 3 - Understanding the grief experience
  • April 10 - Handling the difficult emotions of grief
  • April 17 - Caring for the whole self
  • April 24 - Remembering the person who died
  • May 1 - Making needed adjustments
  • May 8 - Managing the stress of change
  • May 15 - Preparing for special occasions
  • May 22 - Finding meaning after loss

Click here to view the printable flyer.

This support group is recommended for those who are at least six months past their loss.
This group is free to the public, but registration is required.

This group will be facilitated by Rev. Debby Allen, MDiv, Hospice Chaplain and Deborah Sinclair, MSW, Hospice Social Worker and Bereavement Coordinator.

For information or to register, contact Debby Allen at 812-537-8259 or email at

Moving Toward Control

Support group for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes.  The group meets quarterly from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Meetings for 2017 are listed below.

  • March 7
  • May 9
  • September 12
  • November 14

Click here to view our printable flyer.

For additional information, please call Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, Shawn Crandell at 812-537-8164 or 800-676-5572, ext. 8164.

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

The Parkinson's Disease Support Group meets from 5:30 to 7:00 pm on the second Monday of each month March - November.

For more information please call Mary Beth Howard at 513-918-1440.

Stroke Support Group

The Stroke Support Group meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm in the Ohio Conference room.  The meetings are informal with occasional guest speakers.  Participants will have time to socialize, express concerns, share coping strategies and celebrate milestones. 

Stroke survivors, friends and family members are invited and encouraged to attend.
For more information, please call DCH Speech Therapy at 812-537-8208 or 800-676-5572, ext. 8208.

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