Lakeview Health System
Support Groups

All support groups are free. New members are always welcome! Support groups are confidential. Medical advice is general information; always refer to your own provider. 


Support Groups:
Alzheimer's Association Support Group for Caregivers - St. Croix Valley

Education, emotional and social support for caregivers of those living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Second Tuesday of every month, 6:30-8:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church
6201 Osgood Ave. N., Rm. 201
Stillwater, MN
Call (651) 210-7866 for information
24/7 Information Helpline: 800-272-3900

Breast Cancer Support Group
Second Wednesday of each month, 7:00-8:30 PM
Fourth Wednesday of each month, 3:30-5:00 PM
Lakeview Hospital
Call (651) 269-0480 to verify location and time
Brochure (pdf)

Better Breathers Club  
Meeting the third Wednesday of every month from 1pm-3pm at Lakeview Hospital

The Better Breathers Club offers the opportunity to learn ways to better cope with chronic lung disease while getting the support of others who share in your struggles. This support group gives you the tools you need to live the best quality of life you can.
Family members, friends and support persons are welcome.
Confidentiality is honored. There is no fee.
No registration required. Walk-ins are welcome!

Caregiver Support and Education Group
Facilitated by Stillwater Medical Group physician Dr. Chuck Bransford and FamilyMeans social workers.
First Wednesday of each month, 1:00-3:00 PM
1875 Northwestern Ave.
Stillwater, MN
Free - Advance registration required, call (651) 789-4004

Diabetes Support Group
First Tuesday of each month, 6:00-7:00 PM
(No meeting in July)
Stillwater Medical Group Specialty Clinic
1500 Curve Crest Blvd.
Stillwater, MN
Call (651) 430-8715 for information

Facing Cancer Together (FaCT)
A program of the Angel Foundation
An educational support program offered for children and families who have a parent with cancer.
Free - Registration required, call (612) 205-5743

Fibromyalgia Support Group
Fourth Monday of each month, 6:30-8:00 PM
Due to fragrance and chemical sensitivies, we request attendees refrain from wearing fragrances to the meetings.
Courage St. Croix
1460 Curve Crest Blvd.
Stillwater, MN
Call (651) 241-3373 for information

Finding Your Way Through Cancer
A group for individuals and families dealing with a cancer diagnosis.
Thursdays, 7:00-8:15 PM (quarterly sessions)
Lakeview Hospital
Registration required, call (651) 430-4697

Heart to Heart: Heart Care Support Group
Education and compassionate support for individuals and families who have experienced a cardiac event.
Second Wednesdays in March, June, September, December, 2:00-3:00 PM
Boutwells Landing
5600 Norwich Pkwy.
Oak Park Heights, MN
Call (651) 430-4510 for information
View brochure

Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Third Wednesday of each month, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
1875 Northwestern Ave.
Stillwater, MN
Call (651) 437-9064 or visit here for dates and information

Quit Smoking
If you are ready to kick the habit for good, take our Freedom from Smoking Class
Freedom from Smoking offers a step-by-step process to quit for good. During each of the eight session, activities and assignments will provide you with skills and techniques to support quitting.
Location: Lakeview Hospital
Cost: $65 (payable at the first session); Advance registration required
Contact: (651) 430-4510 for future class dates.

Weathering Life's Losses
An adult grief group for those who have experienced the death of a loved one.
Every Thursday, 6:00-7:15 PM (except Thanksgiving)
Lakeview Hospital
Call (651) 430-4586 for information
Brochure (pdf)

More information about support groups may be found by viewing our "Classes".