Support Groups


Third Thursday of Month
1:00 p.m. to 2p.m.
Conducted by VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, this group is open to all adults who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Call 858-499-8901 for Information.

Better Breathers Club
2nd Wednesday
1:30 p.m. to 3p.m.
Odd numbered months
Sponsored by the American Lung Association this support/educational
group is for those with respiratory problems including chronic obstructive
pulmonary diseases such as bronchitis, emphysema and asthma.  Meeting
topics include updates on treatment, medications, respiratory equipment,
exercise, physiological aspects of lung disease, nutrition, breathing
techniques and more.  Meetings are free and open to all..

Multiple Sclerosis
3rd Wednesday
1:-00 - 3:00 PM
Room #5 of Joslyn Center
Support group for those with Multiple Sclerosis and their families and caregivers. For more information call Beth Bradsher, M/S Self-Help Group Leader at 760-747-9096.

National Alliance for Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Every Tuesday
4:00 - 6:00PM
Room #5 of Joslyn Center
Please call for information at 800-523-5933

Parkinson's Support Group
3rd Tuesday
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
These meetings are for those afflicted with Parkinson's. For information call Lisa Russell, MSW, Social Work Facilitator at 858-273-6763.

Post Polio Syndrome (PPS)
2nd Tuesday
12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Even numbered months
These meetings are for those dealing with Post Polio Syndrome, or anyone dealing with pain. Please join us for informative and fun guest speakers.
For more information call Marilyn Loba 760-745-2787


*Dorothy E. Boeger Building (DEBB).