Mayo support groups in Arizona

Support groups for many conditions are available at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona.

Bariatric surgery

Bariatric Surgery Support Group meetings are open forums for sharing information. Speakers such as the surgeon, endocrinologist, dietitian, physical therapist or exercise expert are present at meetings throughout the year.

The group meets on the third Saturday of each month from 9 to 11:00 a.m. at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix (Room 1-212, near the hospital entrance).

Meetings are free and open to the public and attendees can come to all or part of the meetings. Family and friends are also welcome.

For more information about the support group, call 480-301-4533.

Cancer and BMT

"Friday Morning Coffee at the Village", an educational support group for cancer and bone marrow transplant (BMT) patients and caregivers, meets the third Friday of each month at the Village at Mayo. There is a speaker each month. It is open to the public. Contact Janice A. Love, L.C.S.W., at 480-342-1123.

Desert voices

A support group for people who have had a laryngectomy meets from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in Room 3-320 at the Mayo Clinic Specialty Building on the Phoenix campus. Contact Lisa R. Crujido, CCC-SLP, at 480-342-2983.

Hearing loss

The Understanding Your Hearing Loss Support Group meets on the first through fourth Tuesdays of each month, depending on class size. The group meets from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Room 3-320 at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Contact Cheryl L. Hartman at 480-301-5256 to sign up.

Heart transplant

The heart transplant support group meets every Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. in Room 4W-107 at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Contact: Patricia (Tisha) P. Pathuis, L.C.S.W., at 480-342-2161.

Liver transplant

The liver transplant support group meets on Thursdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 1-212 at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Contact Jenna M. Rosenberg, L.M.S.W., at 480-342-1010.

LVAD support & education group

A support group for people who have a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and their family members meets from 11 a.m. to noon on the fourth Monday of each month in Room 4W-107 at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Contact Patricia (Tisha) P. Pathuis, L.C.S.W, at 480-342-2161.

Stroke

The Stroke Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Mayo Clinic Hospital. Please note that times and locations are subject to change, so please call ahead each month. Contact Carol A. Graziano, C.T.R.S., at 480-342-2058 or Tina M. Healy, O.T.A., at 480-342-1869.