Support groups at Advocate Sherman Hospital

  • Advance Directives: Individual assistance and group programs are available.
  • Breast Cancer Questions and Support: Meets the second Tuesday of each month.
  • Breastfeeding Support Group: Meets every Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Advocate Sherman Hospital. Registration is preferred.
  • Stroke Support Group: Meets the second Monday of the month from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Advocate Sherman Hospital.
  • GI Support Group: Serves patients with Crohn's disease and Colitis. Meets the fourth Tuesday of every month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Advocate Sherman Hospital.
  • Support Group for Grieving Parents: Meets the third Wednesday of April, July and September from 6 to 7 p.m. at Advocate Sherman Hospital.
  • Mended Hearts Support Group: Supports heart disease patients, their families and caregivers. Meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. A different heart disease topic is discussed each month.
  • Mended Little Hearts of Chicago: Serves families and caregivers of children affected by congenital heart defects (CHD) and heart disease. Meets the second Thursday of every other month from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Advocate Sherman Hospital.
  • Ostomy Support Group: Meets the second Wednesday of the month from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Conference Room B at Advocate Sherman Hospital.
  • Shock Absorber Group: For patients with implanted defibrillators and their families.
  • Brain Works Support Group: Meets the first Tuesday of every month from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Adult Bereaved Support Group: Meets the fourth Wednesday of February, April, June, August and October from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Advocate Sherman Hospital, English or Spanish

For appointments or information (in English or Spanish), call 800-3-ADVOCATE.