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Breast Cancer Support Groups

 

 

ONLINE support groups

To participate in one of the listed support groups please call our Hotline at 800.877.8077 or email breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu to pre-register. All groups are free but registration is required. All groups are facilitated by a licensed social worker.

Online CREATIVE ARTS Workshops

Our (4) week creative arts workshops empower participants to express themselves using art. This therapeutic program offers a safe place to communicate your thoughts, feelings, concerns, problems, hopes and dreams. Our professional staff guides you through different exercises and discussions helping you to find ways to gain personal insight and develop new coping skills. 

Workshops are facilitated by Angela M. Papalia, LMSW, Assistant Director for the Adelphi Breast Cancer Program along with Kimberly Newman, BFA, Communications and Marketing Coordinator for the Adelphi Breast Cancer Program.

All groups are free but registration is required. 

For more information on our Creative Arts Workshops, please call
Angela M. Papalia, LMSW at (516) 877-4329 or email apapalia@adelphi.edu.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Newly Diagnosed  (Now Forming)
Women who are recently diagnosed with breast cancer (within the past 18 months) will have the opportunity to meet with others and receive support.

For more information and to register, call Nina Foley, LMSW (516) 877-4315.


Recurrence Support Group

Women who have experienced a recurrence with breast cancer will have the opportunity to meet with others and receive support.
 
For more information and to register, call Nina Foley, LMSW (516) 877-4315.

Under 40, Young Women’s Group
Women under the age of 40 who are diagnosed with breast cancer have specific needs. This support group will focus on those concerns while allowing the members to share their feelings in a safe supportive environment.
 
For more information and to register, call Nina Foley, LMSW (516) 877-4315.

Support for Stage 4 Breast Cancer 
Men and women with Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer are welcome to join an ongoing twice-monthly group on Zoom to share information, feelings, hopes and coping strategies.

For more information and to register, call Lois Goetz, LMSW, ACSW (516) 877-4347.

SUPPORT GROUPS FOR SPANISH SPEAKING WOMEN

Cafecito
Cafecito is a Spanish language support group for breast cancer survivors who are post-treatment.

Cafecito
Cafecito es un grupo de apoyo en español para sobrevivientes de cáncer del seno que han terminado su tratamiento de quimioterapia o radiación.

Call Angela M. Papalia, LMSW (516) 877-4329.
Llame a Angela M. Papalia, LMSW (516) 877-4329.


Para Nuestro Bienestar
Para Nuestro Bienestar is a Spanish language support group for women who are newly diagnosed (within the last 18 months) to meet with others and receive support.

Para Nuestro Bienestar 
Para Nuestro Bienestar es un grupo de apoyo en español para mujeres recién diagnosticadas con cáncer de mama (en los últimos 18 meses) para conocer a otrás y recibir apoyo.

Call Angela M. Papalia, LMSW (516) 877-4329.
Llame a Angela M. Papalia, LMSW (516) 877-4329.


QUESTIONS? Call the Hotline at 800.877.8077 or email breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu.

All groups are facilitated by a licensed social worker of the Adelphi Breast Cancer Program. These programs are supported by grants from the Alpern Family Foundation, Kat’s Ribbon of Hope, Marilyn Lichtman Foundation, the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation, New York State and Pink Aid.

 
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For further information, please contact:

Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program
p – 516.877.4320
e – breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu

Support Hotline: 800.877.8077