Free Support Groups at Manatee Memorial

Free Support Groups at Manatee Memorial

PLEASE NOTE: All support groups are starting back in-person meetings. Social distancing, limited attendance and masking required. 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

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

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

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

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.