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Support Groups 

Baton Rouge General offers several support groups for our patients, their family members and loved ones. Support groups provide education and foster emotions that can positively influence your care. They provide a group setting to explore the challenges and concerns of certain diagnoses. Our trained social workers will work with you and your family through your journey. 

Cancer

  • Lymphedema Support Group: A support group focused on providing education, emotional support and the opportunity to network with others diagnosed with edema/swelling, due to primary or secondary lymphedema. For additional information, please call (225) 763-4050. To register, please click here.

  • Ostomy Support Group: A support group designed to help patients and their families cope with colostomies, ileostomies, urostomies and continent diversions. For more information or to register, please call the American Cancer Society at (225) 767-7197.

  • Prostate Cancer Support Group: A support group designed to provide education and support to prostate cancer patients. For additional information or to register, please contact the American Cancer Society at (225) 767-7197. 

NICU

  • NICU Support Group: A support group that welcomes parents of current or former NICU babies in the Baton Rouge area. Facilitated by a medical social worker and a neonatal nurse practitioner, this group provides education, resources, support and shared experiences among parents and family members. For additional information, please call (225) 763-4025. To register, please click here

Stroke

  • Stroke Support Group: A support group for stroke patients and their caregivers providing information about living with the effects of a stroke as well as different exercises for cognitive, motor, and sensory retraining, conditioning, and development. For additional information, please call (225) 381-6520 or email rehab@brgeneral.orgTo register, please click here.

Weight Loss Surgery

  • Weight Loss Surgery Support Group: A support group for weight loss patients, covering a variety of topics such as lifestyle changes, dietary changes and body image. For additional information, please call (225) 763-4242. or email weightloss@brgeneral.org. To register, please click here.

BLUEBONNET

Address:8585 Picardy Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA, 70809
(225) 763-4000

MID CITY

Address:3600 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA, 70806
(225) 387-7000