Shawnee Mission Medical Center offers a variety of support services for those needing personal, emotional or medical assistance. For more information about any of our support groups, call the ASK-A-NURSE Resource Center at 913-676-7777.
ALS Support Group
Meets the third Wednesday of each month at 2 p.m. and the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.
Breast Cancer Connection
Meets twice for your convenience – the second Wednesday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m., repeating the following day, Thursday, from 1-2:30 p.m.
Breastfeeding Support Group
Meets every Tuesday from 10-11:30 a.m. Held in the Life Dynamics Building, 9120 W. 75th St., Shawnee Mission, KS.
Living Well With Diabetes Support Group
Learn and share program about diabetes.
Meets the first Thursday of every month, 11 a.m.-noon
Crohn’s & Colitis Support Group
Meets the second Monday of each month from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Participants in this class will learn about breathing techniques, treatments, preventing complications, when to call the doctor and why exercise is important.
Grief Recovery Support Group
Call ASK-A-NURSE at 913-676-7777 for future meeting dates and times.
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Meets the third Thursday of each month from 7 - 9 p.m.
Perinatal Bereavement Support Group
Meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Center for Women's Health-Tapestry Room. For more information, call 913-676-6888.
Pregnancy After A Loss Support Group
Meets the second Thursday of every month from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Center For Women's Health-Tapestry Room. For more information, call 913-676-6888.
Stroke Support – One Day at a Time
Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.
Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Meets second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in Life Dynamics room 12.
Need some help trying to make sense of it all? Know that you are not alone. If you have lost someone to suicide, the first thing you should know is there are others feeling the same devastating loss, pain, and bewilderment you are. Each year over 30,000 people in the United States die by suicide. There are millions of survivors who are trying to make sense of such heartbreaking loss. Pre-registration necessary. Call 913-681-3050.
Sleep Disorders Support
Call 913-676-8110 for more information.
United Ostomy Association of America Kansas City Chapter Support Group
Meets the second Wednesday of every month except July and December at 7 p.m. Call Diane at 913-649-3455 for more information.
Widow Friendship Exchange
Meets every Wednesday 5-6:30 p.m. Call 913-676-7595 for more information.