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    Mutual support groups whose members are people who have a life-threatening illness, their families and friends. The groups help participants cope with the feelings of depression, anger, anxiety, fear, guilt and grief that arise when facing impending death or when a loved one is seriously ill; the resulting strain on relationships and friendships; and other end of life issues. Meeting formats may include in-person, telephone or Internet options.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Cancer Care ConnectionCancer Care Connection provides comprehensive information, support, resources, guidance, and referrals to people affected by cancer. Services available include assistance with: - Financial Issues - Second Opinions - Decision Making - Doctor-Patient Communication - Family Relationships - Clinical Trials - Complementary and Alternative Therapies - Mental Health IssuesOne Innovation Wy, Suite 304, Newark DE (Cancer Care Connection)Cancer Care Connection
    Counseling Services/Support Groups-Medical Office Oncology AssociatesIndividual counseling: In individual counseling sessions, the counselors assess a patient’s quality of life issues, enhance a patient’s ability to cope, and improve a patient’s understanding of the disease process and its effects. Our counselors provide emotional support and guidance throughout the treatment and illness. Family counseling: In family counseling sessions, the counselors provide support for children, parents, siblings, and other family members by explaining a patient’s emotional needs and behavior. Carol and Sally provide family members with the necessary tools to offer support to a patient. Support groups: In support groups, our counselors create and facilitate interaction between patients, spouses, adults, and children who are dealing with illness or death. Support groups are formed based on the current needs of our patient population. Bereavement counseling: In bereavement counseling sessions, our counselors, both of whom are certified in bereavement counseling, guide individuals in dealing with their grief. Our counselors help individuals to validate their feelings and to set goals for the healing process. Our support groups are ongoing and usually meet every other week.LuzernePierce Counseling AssociatesMedical Oncology Associates
    Faith, Fear Not - Widow/Widowers Support GroupSpiritual comfort, help and encouragement to all who are suffering from cancer or any serious disease or have a loved one so suffering or have lost a loved one to such a disease, or any death.DauphinAscension Lutheran ChurchAscension Lutheran Church
    Family Hospice and Palliative Care - Bereavement Support GroupOffers bereavement support groups.AlleghenyFamily Hospice and Palliative CareFamily Hospice and Palliative Care
    National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association (NTSAD)Dedicated to the treatment and prevention of Tay-Sachs, Canavan, and related diseases, and to provide information and support services to individuals and families affected by these diseases, as well as the public at large.2001 Beacon St, Suite 204, Boston MA (National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association)National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association
    Penn Highlands - Breast Cancer Support GroupOffers support to those dealing with the effects of cancer.ClearfieldPenn HighlandsPenn Highlands
    Penn Highlands - Prostate Cancer Support GroupOpen to patients and survivors of Prostate CancerClearfieldPenn HighlandsPenn Highlands
    Support GroupWeekly support groups for adults who have been diagnosed with chronic, terminal, and serious illnesses. This support group is run by a licensed clinical psychologist.Lower Providence Presbyterian Church - Montgomery; Lower ProvidenceLower Providence Presbyterian Church
    Victory Seekers: Cancer and Long term IllnessVictory Seekers! Join forces with our support team in gaining victory over cancer and long-term illnesses. Find healing power and encouragement from unity in God's Word for this battle. All Recruits Welcome! CumberlandChristian Life AssemblyChristian Life Assembly
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Glenwood Park YMCA - Cancer Support GroupSupportive, holistic classes in a nurturing and spacious environment. The classes will be taught by expert fitness professionals and will be offered to cancer survivors and caregivers only, completely free of charge.ErieYMCA of Greater Erie - Glenwood Park BranchYMCA of Greater Erie

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