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Support Groups

Bariatric support group

Offered through Great Plains Health Surgical Weight Loss Program
Coordinators: Karen Waite, BSN, RN

Description A group of support for anyone who has underwent bariatric surgery and is now on their weight loss journey. 
Cost No cost.
Dates & times 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month. 
Location Great Plains Health Education Center
Contacts Karen Waite, bariatric coordinator, 308.568.8508, waitek@gphealth.org 

Breastfeeding and newborn support group

Offered through Great Plains Health women's services department
Coordinator: Megan Hejtmanek, BSN, RN

Description

A monthly support group, where new and experienced moms will get their breastfeeding and newborn-care questions answered by Great Plains Health registered nurses and lactation consultants.

Cost No cost.
Dates & times First Wednesday of every month from 5 to 6 p.m.
Location Great Plains Health Education Center, Room A, 601 W. Leota, North Platte, Neb.
Contact

Megan Hejtmanek, BSN, RN, 308.568.7373, hejtmanekm@gphealth.org

Cancer support group

Offered through Great Plains Health Callahan Cancer Center
Coordinator: Nan Hynes

Description Time To Heal is a 12 week program designed to help men and women regain physical, emotional, intellectual, psychological and spiritual strength after undergoing treatment for cancer. 
Cost No cost.
Dates and times Please contact Nan for details.
Location Callahan Cancer Center, 601 W. Leota, North Platte, Neb. 
Contact Nan Hynes, case management manager, 308.568.7499, hynesn@gphealth.org


Grief support group

Offered through Great Plains Health Home Health & Hospice
Coordinators: Renee Callaghan & Richard Karr

Description A group open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. We will discuss the book "Understanding Your Grief" by Dr. Alan Wolfelt, along with open discussion time for group members.
Cost Donation for the book is requested by not required.
Dates & times A new group will be starting soon; please call Renee for details. 
Location First Presbyterian Church
Contacts Renee Callaghan, 308.568.7918 callaghanr@gphealth.org

Women’s cancer survivor support group

Offered through Great Plains Health Callahan Cancer Center
Coordinator: Nan Hynes

Description A group specifically designed to help women regain physical, emotional, intellectual, psychological and spiritual strength after undergoing treatment for cancer. 
Cost No cost.
Dates and times Third Thursday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Location Callahan Cancer Center, 601 W. Leota, North Platte, Neb. 
Contact Nan Hynes, case management manager, 308.568.7499, hynesn@gphealth.org

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