Support groups are an excellent source of information and encouragement for people facing life-changing situations. Columbus Regional Hospital hosts a wide range of free support groups to meet the needs of our community. For information about particular meeting times and locations, please call the number listed with that support group.
An eight week grief support group helps adults cope with the loss of a loved one. Meets at Hospice, 2626 E. 17th Street, Columbus. Dates and times vary. For more information call 812-314-8042.
Bereavement Support Group: Wings for the Journey
"Wings for the Journey" helps grieving parents and family members cope with the loss of a child. Meets at First Baptist Church, 3300 Fairlawn Drive, Columbus on the third Tuesday of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 812-378-0955.
The Better Breathers Club (BBC) is a support group, organized through the Columbus Regional Hospital Lung Institute and the American Lung Association of Indiana, for adults with chronic lung disease. Club members share their experiences, knowledge, ideas and strengths to improve the quality of their lives. Meetings include expert speakers, video presentations and roundtable discussions. Afterwards, members mingle and socialize. For more information, call 812-376-5757.
Brain Injury Support Group
This support group provides a forum for brain injury survivors, their caregivers and loved ones to meet and make connections. Meets in the Columbus Regional Hospital 7 Tower Dining Room on the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. For more information, call 812-376-5861.
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
This group provides a time for sharing, education and support for multiple sclerosis patients, their families and friends. Dates and times vary, for more information, call 812-376-5864.
Ostomy Support Group
A support group for ostomy patients and their families. Meets at Columbus Regional Hospital, 2400 E. 17th Street, Columbus. Dates and times vary. For more information, call 812-376-5298.
Parkinson's Support Group
A support group for Parkinson's patients and their caregivers. Meets in Dining Room "D" in the Columbus Regional Hospital cafeteria on the fourth Monday of each month from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 812-376-5373 and press 2.