Support Groups

Hospital Based Support Groups

Support Group Time & Location Contact
Living With Cancer
A safe place to share your experiences, concerns and resources with others facing cancer. The group is open to anyone in the community with a cancer diagnosis, at any point in treatment and beyond.
First & third Thursday of every month
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Harries Pavilion entrance, take Harries elevator to second floor, follow signs to the Cancer Center conference room. Free and open to the community. Pre-registration is required.
Lynne Eisenbrand, MSW
(973) 429-6098
Healing Stitches
Community member facilitated support group for those with a cancer diagnosis and friends from the community gather weekly to knit and crochet, while catching up and sharing hope. Families and caregivers are welcome.
Wednesdays
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Harries Pavilion entrance, take Harries elevator to second floor, waiting room area directly off the elevator.
Lynne Eisenbrand, MSW
(973) 429-6098
Caregiver Support Group
Cancer doesn’t only affect the person with cancer. The group offers support and resources to help family members and friends who are facing cancer alongside a loved one.
Second Tuesday of every month
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Harries Pavilion entrance, take Harries elevator to second floor, follow signs to the Cancer Center conference room. Free and open to the community. Pre-registration is required.
Lynne Eisenbrand, MSW
(973) 429-6098
Bariatric Support Group
The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery hosts monthly support group meetings run by experienced healthcare professionals. These meetings address various nutritional and behavioral topics to motivate and promote weight loss and a healthy lifestyle.
These groups are limited to patients who have had surgery with the Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center. Please call the center for dates, times and topics. The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery
(973) 429-6500

Non-Hospital Based Support Groups

Support groups are listed here as a community service. These are community-based meetings, not hospital-sponsored meetings, and therefore are open to the public. Please call ahead to learn if there are any fees to use the resources, and to ensure the support group is still meeting.

Oranization Time & Location Contact
Parkinson Support Group Private Dining Room; Cafeteria
3rd Saturday of every month
10 a.m.
Angela Imhof
(973) 338-6851
Overeaters’ Anonymous Hospital Conference Room 2
Every Monday
10:00 a.m.
Charity Jean
shamrockdjl@msn.com
Al-Anon Support Group Hospital Conference Room 1
Saturdays
10:30 a.m.
Lyle Landon
LyleLandon@gmail.com

Cathie Hartnett
Chartnett@me.com
(651) 335-3988

OA Big Book/Bariatric Meeting Hospital Conference Room 2
Thursdays
6:30 p.m.
Kersy Corporan
Ckersy@gmail.com
Parents Support Group of NJ Hospital Conference Room 1
Thursdays
6:30 pm
Dr. Stephen Sherry
(973) 429-6000
RAMP (Nurses Group) Hospital Conference Room 2
Mondays
7:00 p.m.
Saundra Austin-Benn
(973) 744-1192
Al-Anon Support Group Private Dining Room; Cafeteria
Wednesdays
1:15 p.m.
Charity Jean
shamrockdjl@msn.com
Culture Changing Christians Auditorium
Sundays 11:45 a.m.
Pastor Carl
(267) 229-6372
Narcotics Anonymous Hospital Conference Room 1
Saturdays
6:00 p.m.
Ousmane D. Al-Misri
(973) 418-4031
Al-Anon 12 Step Group Hospital Conference Room 1
Mondays
7:30 p.m.
John Tierney
(973) 768-6991