CRDAMC Support Groups

What does a support group do?

A support group provides a safe and supportive atmosphere where individuals can share life stories about living with difficult medical situations.

How much is it?

There is no cost to participants, and they are open to the general public.

Why should I attend?

  • It's an opportunity to share common experiences, problems and solutions.
  • You can get information about treatments and community resources.
  • It's an opportunity to ask questions.

Breast Cancer Support Group

The breast cancer support group is called "Coping with Breast Cancer". The intention of this group is to help women with breast cancer cope with their disease. It give women the opportunity to participant and share common problems and solutions. Education and emotional support help to assist in the recovery process. Information about breast cancer treatments and community resources is available.

Meetings: First Thursday of every month at the Fort Hood Fisher House at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 288-8845.

Injured Soldier Support Group

A place for soldiers to share their experiences and support each other during their recovery from injuries related to deployment. The group meets every Thursday from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Carl R Darnall Medical Center. For more information call 254-288-8743

Pregnancy Matters Support Group

A support group for pregnant women with deployed spouses and partners or significant others. The group meets at 9 a.m. every second and fourth Tuesday of each month in the Child & Family Assistance Center (CAFAC) conference room, 5th floor of Darnall Medical Center. For more information call 288-8846.

Sickle Cell Support Group

The group provides an atmosphere where family members, friends, and sickle cell sufferers can discuss various topics of importance to the group. Some topics of interest may include: Pain and crisis management, family and life stressors, and community education. Group members determine topics. A licensed mental health or health professional with extensive experience in supportive counseling leads the group.

Meetings: Fourth Thursday of every month in Darnall's auditorium, room 0710 in the basement, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. For more information, call 288-8846 or 288-8845.

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Man–to–Man is a forum for men to learn about prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment as well as coping skills for everyday living. Medical specialists share information on medical topics and quality of life issues. This is a comfortable, confidential meeting environment that encourages men and their families to share concerns openly and honestly and to share solutions to common problems.

The group meets every third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Fisher House, located at the corner of Santa Fe Drive and Wratten Avenue, across the parking lot from Darnall Medical Center. For more information call 288-8845.

Child & Family Assistance Center (CAFAC) Support Groups

Including Children with ADD/ADHD, Parents of Children with ADHD, Adolescent Support Group, Anger Management Group (Children), and Anger Management Group (Parents)

New Parent Support Program

Provides educational and supportive services and in-home services to military families with children up to three years old, including a New Parent Support Program, help dealing with stress, the everyday demands of parenthood, and more.

Other Support Resources

Patient Educational Classes

Diabetes, food safety and other resources are available in the form of classes at Darnall.

Department of Ministry & Pastoral Care

Spiritual aspects of care are important. The department provides Sacraments, Prayer, Counseling, Pre–Surgical visits and follow–up, and Grief Support.

Social Services

Provides clinical social services to active duty soldiers and their families, including assessment and treatment for domestic violence, individual and marital counseling, group counseling, conflict resolution, and many additional programs.

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