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Brain Tumor Support Group

A neurological disorder or injury often presents many challenges including stress, fear of the unknown, loss of control, and communication difficulties. Support and education can offer tremendous assistance for both patients and family. Sharing with others in similar situations can provide valuable resources and support to help individuals cope with disorders or injuries and to deal with questions and concerns.

The Brain Tumor Support Group is open to individuals with brain tumors, their family members and friends. Participants have the opportunity to meet others in similar situations, discuss individual problems, ask questions and learn new information about a variety of topics. Please call (623) 205-6446 for more information.

Some meetings feature a guest speaker.

Dinner is provided by the hospital.

Meeting Schedule and Location

Fourth Tuesday of each month
6:00 p.m. in Conference Rooms 4 and 5
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
350 W. Thomas Road
Phoenix, Arizona

Parking is available in the 6th Avenue parking garage.

Caregivers Support Group
This support group provides information, resources and assistance for those who care for others with illnesses or disabilities. This group meets the second Monday of each month at St. Joseph's Barrow Neurological Institute in the Outpatient Rehabilitation Building, 114 W. Thomas Rd. Call (602) 406-6688 for more information.

Face in the Mirror Foundation® for Women with Cancer
The Comprehensive Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s in partnership with Face in the Mirror Foundation provides a monthly tea party and cosmetic makeover, along with an educational program for women with cancer. You do not have to be a patient of St. Joseph’s Hospital to attend. Face in the Mirror meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 2 - 4 pm on the 6th floor of the main hospital. For more information, call (480) 443-1344.

Grief Support Group
St. Joseph's hosts a grief support group every other Wednesday in the Mercy Conference Room. The group is led by a chaplain. Please call (602) 406-3275 for times and dates.

Support for People with Head and Neck Cancer
SPOHNC chapters hold monthly meetings that offer information, support and encouragement to newly diagnosed patients, survivors, family members and friends in a friendly and non-threatening forum. Survivors discuss their situations, experiences, coping strategies and hopes. There are also educational presentations. This group meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph's Comprehensive Cancer Center, 500 W. Thomas Road, Suite 650 in Phoenix. For more information, please call (602) 406-ONC1 (406-6621).


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Barrow Neurological Institute
350 W. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 406-3000