Support Groups Directory

SUPPORT RESOURCES: SUPPORT GROUPS

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Support Groups
SF Bay Area Aneurysm and AVM Support Group San Francisco, CA
Greater Sacramento Aneurysm/AVM Support Group Sacramento, CA
AVM Survivors Network Online forums
Joe Niekro Foundation - Phoenix Support Group Phoenix, AZ
Joe Niekro Foundation - Kingwood Support Group Kingwood, TX
Joe Nierko Foundation - Triangle Chapter Support Group Raleigh, NC & Durham, NC
Joe Nierko Foundation - Minneapolis Support Group Minneapolis, MN
Mid-Atlantic AVM/Aneurysm Support Group College Park, MD
Swedish Cerebrovascular Support Group Seattle, WA



             

SF Bay Area Aneurysm and AVM Support Group
Location: UCSF
513 Parnassus Avenue, Room C-130
San Francisco, CA 94143
Meetings: First Thursday of the month, 6pm to 8pm
Contacts: Lisa Hannegan (lisa.hannegan@ucsf.edu)
Notes: Contact Lisa to confirm the date, time and location of the next regularly scheduled meeting.

Greater Sacramento Aneurysm/AVM Support Group
Location: UC Davis Medical Center
Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y Street, Room 3015 (Third Floor)
Sacramento, CA 95817
Meetings: Fourth Saturday of the month, 3pm to 5pm
Contacts: Breana Hutchinson (916-734-5613)
Notes: Contact Breana to confirm the date, time, and location of the next regularly scheduled meeting.

AVM Survivors Network
Location: www.AVMSurvivors.org
Notes: An online community offering chat rooms, discussion forums, blogs, and other resources for survivors and caregivers. Visit the website to find out more and sign up to join the community.

The Joe Niekro Foundation Support Groups
TAAF is excited to announce our alliance with the Joe Niekro Foundation. The Joe Niekro Foundation hosts brain aneurysm and AVM support groups in various locations and continues to grow. For the most up-to-date information please visit the Joe Niekro Foundation website at http://www.joeniekrofoundation.org.

Joe Niekro Foundation – Phoenix Support Group
Location: Barrow Neurological Institute
St. Joseph's Hospital
350 W. Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85103
Conference 4 & 5
Meetings: Third Wednesday of the month, 6pm to 8pm
Contacts:

Natalie Niekro (nniekro@joeniekrofoundation.org)


Joe Niekro Foundation – Kingwood Support Group
Location: Kingwood Medical Center
22999 US Highway 59 N.
Kingwood, TX 77339
Community Room - located inside Entrance C
Meetings: Third Wednesday of the month, 6pm to 7pm
Contacts: Dianne Price (dianne.price@HCAhealthcare.com or 281-348-8975)

Joe Niekro Foundation – Triangle Chapter Support Group
(Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill)
Location: Duke Raleigh Hospital
3404 Wake Forest Rd
Medical Building #7 (across from Emergency Dept, behind P2 Parking Deck)
Raleigh, NC 27609
Classrooms 1 & 2

Shaner Room
Duke Learning @ Organization Development Bldg.
402 Oregon Ave.
Durham, NC 27705
Meetings: Third Monday of the month, alternating between Durham and Raleigh
Contacts:

Janie Schaeffer (janie@joeniekrofoundation.org)


Joe Niekro Foundation – Minneapolis Support Group
Contacts:

Kari (kari@joeniekrofoundation.org)


Mid-Atlantic AVM/Aneurysm Support Group
Location: Jason's Deli
7356 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, Maryland 20740
Meetings: First Saturday of the month, 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Contacts: Hiroko Nishimura and Molly Barr (midatlanticavm@gmail.com)
Notes: Please refer to website for maps and exact location of meeting for the next month: http://midatlanticavm.com

Swedish Cerebrovascular Support Group
Location: Swedish Medical Center, Cherry Hill Campus
James Tower, 1st floor
Swedish Education and Conference Center, Room D
550 17th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
Meetings: Third Monday of the month, 6:30pm to 8pm
Contacts: Tami Bloom (tami.bloom@swedish.org)
Notes: Please RSVP: 206-320-4985. Geared toward patients diagnosed and treated for brain aneurysm or AVM. Open to families and caregivers.