Various community support groups meet at St. Peter’s Health and around Helena each month.
Alzheimer's Support Group
This group is for anyone impacted by dementia, whether you are a patient or caregiver or just somebody with questions about Alzheimer’s. The group meets the 2nd Tuesday and 4th Thursday of every month from 7 – 9 pm unless the day falls on a major holiday. Meetings take place at the City/County Building Room 326 at 316 N. Park. Video conference options via Zoom are also available. Please call Cindy Stevick at 406-431-0452 with any questions.
Bariatric Support Group
We invite you to attend a FREE Bariatric Support Group Meeting. These support groups are for those who have undergone or are considering Bariatric Surgery (lap band, gastric sleeve or gastric bypass). Discussions will range from nutritional information to open discussion for guests to share experiences. Held the second Tuesday of each month 5:30-6:30 pm at St. Peter's Health. For questions call: 406-465-7618
Big Sky Caregivers Connect
Volunteer family caregivers are invited to join a monthly CareGiving Support Group hosted at Touchmark, 915 Saddle Drive at noon on 4th Wednesdays of every month. Bring a brown bag lunch for the one-hour opportunity to meet other caregivers, share experiences in caregiving and find support and resources for caring for your loved one. No cost. No registration required. For more information call: 406-442-6501
Circle of Hope
This is a survivor-led support group for women who have or have had cancer. It is supported by St. Peter’s Health and meets the first and third Wednesdays at noon at the Survivor’s Boutique, 1054 Helena Ave.
Diabetes Support Group
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Grief Support Group
St. Peter's Hospice periodically offers a 7 week grief support group for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. The group is for adults, free of charge and open to the public. Registration is required and group size is limited. Contact Leslie Aldrich at 406-438-1634 for further information.
Loss of Family Member or Friend to Suicide Support Group
The Community Suicide Support Group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at St. Peter's Health Regional Medical Center (hospital) in meeting Rooms 2-3. Please enter through the Main Entrance to find Rooms 2-3. For more information please contact: Jason McNees email@example.com 406-475-5003 or Gloria Soja at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-545-8645.
An all ages group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6-8 pm at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church, 3580 N. Benton Avenue. The gathering provides a place where individuals can talk about loss of loved ones to suicide. For more information, contact Julie Bethke at 406-431-2530 or email Julie at email@example.com.
Ostomy Support Group
The Helena Ostomy Support Group is a place to meet other ostomates and gain more knowledge about ostomies. Dedicated to helping patients with intestinal or urinary diversion return to everyday living, the Ostomy Support Group provides education, information, support, advocacy and open discussion regarding ostomy issues. Patients, families, friends and caregivers are all invited to join. Meetings will be held on the third Tuesday of every month at 5 pm, starting July 18th, 2023, in the 1-2-3 Conference Rooms at the St. Peters Health Regional Medical Center (across from the cafeteria; enter through the main entrance of the hospital).
Registration is not required. For more information, please contact Angelika Stratton at (406) 447-2705.
Pregnancy Loss Support
This group meets on an as–needed basis. Please call Terri Temple at 406-459-4981 to express interest or gain more information.