News

Published:

February 1, 2017
 
Tagged: Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program

NEW BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS FORMING:

Press Release


NEWS FROM THE ADELPHI NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER PROGRAM

February 1, 2017
Contact: Lyn Dobrin, 516.997.8545


The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program in Garden City is offering new on-going support groups.

  • Caregivers Support Group
  • Women under 40

Mondays from 6 to 7:30 pm

Support for Caregivers of People with Breast Cancer

Taking care of person with breast care can be stressful. This group is designed to address the needs of caretakers. Any person who is experiencing the stress and anxiety of caring for a loved one with breast cancer should attend this group.

Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 pm

Young Women’s Support Group, Under 40

Women under the age of 40 who are diagnosed with breast cancer have unique needs. This support group will focus on those unique needs 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 this group.

Support groups are provided by the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program and sponsored in part by a grant from the
Alpern Family Foundation.

Groups will meet at the Adelphi School of Social Work in Garden City. There is no charge.

Current on-going groups also include a general breast cancer group, women with metastatic disease and women with newly diagnosed Stage 4 breast cancer.

All groups are facilitated by a social worker.

For information, questions, and to register, call Erin Nau, LCSW,Counseling and Education Coordinator, at (516) 877-4314, or the Breast Cancer Hotline at (800) 877-8077.


For information, questions, contact

Adelphi Breast Cancer Program
p – 516.877.4320
e – breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu
or call the Breast Cancer Hotline at 800. 877.8077

You are not alone.

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.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.


Media Contact

Office of University Communications and Marketing
p – 516.877.3693
e – ucomm@adelphi.edu

 
Tagged: Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program