Support Groups at Providence St. Peter Hospital (PSPH)

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  • When: Third Wednesday of each month
  • Description: For adults with attention deficit disorder.
  • For information: Call 360-786-5070


  • When: First Tuesday of each month, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Where: Emilie Gamelin Pavilion, 3rd floor | Get Directions
  • Description: ALS group is for those adults diagnosed with ALS, their family members, friends and caregivers. Interested persons please contact the facilitator.
  • For information: Contact Leslie Mayne at 253-272-6200 for details.


  • Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice offers bereavement support groups in multiple locations. Groups are led by a licensed counselor.
  • For information: Call 360-493-4667.

Brain Injury

Chapter of the WA State Head Injury Foundation.

  • When: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Where: PSPH Bldg. #2, 3rd floor conference room | Get Directions
  • Description: For persons/survivors of head injury, families and caregivers.
  • For information: Call 360-878-7240 or email


For information: Call 360-754-8080

Cancer Counseling

  • Description: For individuals diagnosed with cancer. Offered by a licensed oncology social worker. Free.
  • For information: 360-493-7960

Enhancing Life Through the Cancer Journey

  • When: Thursdays, twice per month, 6:30 p.m-8 p.m.
  • Where: Lobby of Providence Regional Cancer System-Lacey, 4525 Third Ave. SE, Suite 200 | Get Directions
  • Description: A diagnosis of cancer is life-transforming. It can make you feel frightened and isolated. This support group is a safe place to talk about feelings that may be difficult to discuss with family and friends.
  • Contact: Cobie Whitten, PhD, 360-789-7576

Family-to-Family: Mental health education program

Sponsored by the Thurston-Mason Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness

  • When: Sessions begin in January, May and September each year. Classes are two-and-a-half hours, once a week, for 12 weeks.
  • Where: PSPH, Meeting room to be announced. | Get Directions
  • Description: 12-week program for families of individuals with mental illness (a.k.a. brain disorders). Taught by trained family members. Pre-registration required. All course materials are provided free of charge.
  • For information: Call the NAMI Thurston Mason Office, 360-493-6021

Living with Cancer

  • When: 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Where: PSPH, 2nd floor Providence Room | Get Directions
  • Description: A support group for anyone living with cancer – any type of cancer from diagnosis through post-treatment. Family members, caregivers, and friends are also welcome. The group provides educational information, group discussion and emotional & spiritual support. You do not need to be a Providence patient to participate.
  • For information: Call 360-493-7960 to register.

Mended Hearts

  • When: First Thursday of each month, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Where: PSPH, Cardiac Rehab Classroom | Get Directions
  • Description: For cardiac patients and their support persons.
  • For information: Contact Diane Caputo at 360-705-1271 for details.

NAMI Family Support

  • When:1st and 3rd Monday of the month from 6 p.m.
  • Where: Providence St. Peter Hospital, 2nd floor, Classroom #202. | Get Directions
  • Description: This support group is for family members who need support and understanding as they help a loved one who is suffering from mental illness (a.k.a brain disorders)
  • For Information: Contact the NAMI Thurston Mason Office 360-493-6021

Overeaters Anonymous

  • When: Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. & Saturdays at 10 a.m.
  • Where: PSPH, Room 202 | Get Directions
  • Description: A 12-step support group for people suffering from compulsive overeating.
  • For information: Call Katherine, (360) 786-8886 or leave a confidential message at 360-491-8406

Pregnancy After Loss (PALS)

Information Line Only: Call 360-923-0344

Prostate Cancer - Us Too

  • When: 3rd Tuesday of each month 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Where: PSPH, Medical Staff Conference Room, Lower Level | Get Directions
  • Description: Man-to-man support group. Topics for discussion include information about prostate cancer treatment, side effects and coping with the disease and treatment. Spouses or partners invited.
  • For information: Call Jim Kiefert, 360-438-3644 or 360-427-1022

P.S. - A Perinatal Loss

  • When: Second Thursday of each month, 7 p.m.
  • Where: St. Peter Hospital, Montreal Conference Room, second floor. | Get Directions
  • Description: A support group for those experiencing stillbirth, newborn death or miscarriage.
  • For information: Call Teresa 360-493-7240 or St. Peter Hospital 360-491-9480.


  • Description: For families with children who have suffered a loss. An educational group meets concurrently to help parents/guardians meet their children's needs.
  • For information: 360-493-5928

Stop Smoking

  • When: Every Wednesday, 7-8 p.m.
  • Where: PSPH, Medical Staff Conference Room, lower level | Get Directions
  • Description: For anyone trying to quit or who has quit smoking.
  • For information: Call 360-451-3935 or 360-456-1149

Stroke Club

  • When: Second Sunday each month, 3 p.m.
  • Where: Emilie Gamelin Pavilion | Get Directions
  • Description: For stroke survivors, their families and caregivers
  • For information: Call 360-786-9258

Touch of Strength

  • When: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Description: Provides a forum for mutual problem solving and support for breast cancer patients.
  • For information: Call Sylvia, 360-943-7032, 360-459-8062 or the American Cancer Society, (800) ACS-2345