Lakeview Health System
Programs & Support Groups


Support Groups

All support groups are free. New members are always welcome! 

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, 3:30-4:30 PM and 7-8 PM
Lakeview Hospital (927 Churchill St. West, Stillwater, MN)
Call (651) 269-0480 to verify location and time

Better Breathers Club  
Meeting the third Wednesday of every month from 1pm-3pm at Lakeview Hospital (927 Churchill St. West, Stillwater, MN)


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.
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
FamilyMeans (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

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

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) 430-4530 for information

Kids & Teens in Grief Support Group 
The support groups are held every Thursday from 6-7:15 p.m.


Fall session: September 29 to November 3, 2016
Winter session: January 26 to March 2, 2017
Spring session: April 20 to May 25, 2017

Boutwells Landing (5600 Norwich Pkwy. Oak Park Heights, MN)
This group is free, but registration is required at (651) 430-4578

Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Third Wednesday of each month, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
FamilyMeans (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.
Lakeview Hospital (927 Churchill St. West, Stillwater, MN)
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 (927 Churchill St. West, Stillwater, MN)
Call (651) 430-4578 for information

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