Free Support Groups at Manatee Memorial

Free Support Groups at Manatee Memorial

PLEASE NOTE: All in-person support groups have been canceled until further notice. Please call the phone numbers below for more information.

If you're a patient, former patient, family member or friend, you can share your thoughts and learn from the experiences of others in free support groups at Manatee Memorial Hospital.


Breast Cancer Support Group

PLEASE NOTE: The Breast Cancer Support Group will have Zoom meetings until further notice. Want to join in? Please call the number below.

The breast cancer support group is for patients who are newly diagnosed, are currently in treatment, or have completed treatment. Families and caregivers are welcome.

Please call 941-708-8330 for more information.


HOPE Stroke Support Group for Stroke Survivors and Caregivers

PLEASE NOTE: The HOPE Stroke Support Group has gone virtual until further notice. To register, call 941-745-7394.

Each month a different topic and speaker will be featured. This support group is in partnership with Florida Home Health, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota and Manatee Memorial Hospital.

Please call 941-745-7394 to make a reservation or for questions.


Parkinson’s Education Forum

PLEASE NOTE: The Parkinson's Education Forum has gone virtual until further notice. To register, call 941-926-6413, ext. 200.

Manatee Memorial Hospital, in partnership with Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s, is proud to host a monthly educational forum for those with Parkinson's and their care partners. This free program is offered at no charge and provides the opportunity to learn about topics related to Parkinson’s.

Please call Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's, at 941-926-6413, ext. 200 to make a reservation or if you have questions.


Smoking Cessation Program — Tools to Quit

PLEASE NOTE: The Smoking Cessation Program has gone virtual until further notice. To register, call 1-866-534-7909.

Tobacco Free Florida offers free tools and services to help you quit through Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center. The program covers all forms of tobacco.

Please call 1-866-534-7909 for more information.