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Porter Regional Hospital invites the public to its support groups in July

By: Porter Regional Hospital Last Updated: June 17, 2020

Porter Regional Hospital is offering the following support groups in July. All support groups are free. Class sizes are limited to ensure proper social distancing and masks are required. Pre-registration is required.  

Ostomy Support Group

This free monthly support group is open to anyone living with any type of Ostomy (Ileostomy, Urostomy, Colostomy, Koch Pouch, etc.) and their loved ones. Approximately 100,000 ostomy surgeries are performed annually in the United States. This support group offers ostomates monthly peer-to-peer emotional support, encouragement and education, and serves to encourage confidence, hope and promote ones independence and acceptance of living with an Ostomy.  People with ostomies live full & meaningful lives that include swimming, working, playing sports & having relationships.

Ostomy Group meets January – October 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM (4th THURSDAY of every month) at the Community Room (1st floor) at Porter Regional Hospital. October meeting is a celebration of National Ostomy Month.  For more information, call 219-983-8780 or Sarah Grcich 219-309-5939. Next meeting will be July 23, 2020.

Breastfeeding Support Clinic

For private, individual breastfeeding consultations or for more information please call 219-983-8543.