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Support Groups and Services

Art for the Soul
Please join us for a morning of creative expression and the opportunity to work with two talented artists.

Dates:  Meetings are held the first, third and fifth Thursday of every month.
Time:  10 a.m. to noon
Location:  Building 22A (above the library), room 2114
Contact:  Jennifer Higgins, MSW, 714.456.5235
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Brain Tumor Education and Support Group
This group is for individuals diagnosed with a brain tumor and those who support them. The focus of the group will be both education and support. Some meetings will include a speaker; others an opportunity to share with each other.

Dates:  Meetings are held the second Monday of every month.
Time:  6 to 7:30 p.m.
Location:  Building 22A (above the library), room 2114
Contact:  Marlyn Tavira, 714.456.8609.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group
Please join us the 1st Monday of each month for support and education in coping with oral, head and neck cancer. 
Time: 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Location: Building 23 1st floor
Contact: Jennifer Higgins, 714.456.5235.


Kids Konnected
Support Group for children who have a parent with cancer, 1st Wednesday of every month.
Time: 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: Building 22A (above the library), room 2114
Contact: Yency Padilla, 714.235.5973

Korean Women's Support Group
Help and support for Korean-speaking women who are coping with a cancer diagnosis.

Dates:  Meetings are held the second Thursday of every month
Time:  3 to 4:30 p.m.
Location:  Building 22A (above the library), room 2114
Contact:  Jane Choi, 714.456.5057

Look Good, Feel Better
Learn make-up, hairstyling and grooming techniques that can help you deal with changes in appearance that may occur due to treatment. 
Time: 10am to Noon
Location: DH Room 3005

To RSVP, contact American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345.

Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Patients, family members and friends are encouraged to join us at this meeting.

Dates:  Meetings are held the first Thursday of every month
Time:  7 to 9 p.m.
Location:  Neuropsychiatric Center (Building 3), Room 101
Contact:  Kelly Cox, 800.452.2873, Ext. 233

Young Adult Support Group
A special educational support group for individuals with any cancer diagnosis, ages 18-39.  Group meets quarterly, the third Wednesday of Jan, April, July & October 6:30 – 8:30 PM.
Location: Bldg 3 room 101. 
Contact: Courtney Sparkuhl at 714.456.7057 or csparkhul@uci.edu
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