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Support Groups

Whether you are preparing for or have already had weight loss surgery, support groups are an opportunity for you to learn from others who are going through the same process. Talking to someone who understands the challenges of weight loss can be a way to to ask questions, and get support in a safe environment. Support groups are facilitated by experienced bariatric professionals who can offer education to help you during your weight loss journey. Support group meetings are free, do not require sign up, and most are open to all patients. There is one group a month that is designated as "post-op only," which are also listed on the schedule.

Locations, Dates & Topics

Carbondale

Memorial Hospital of Carbondale

Conference Rm DEF or C
405 W Jackson St
Carbondale, IL 62901
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Wed Feb 28, 2018 - 6:00pm - Body Image: Learning to Accept Yourself *POST-OP PATIENTS ONLY*
Tue Mar 13, 2018 - 6:00pm - Coping With Cravings

Du Quoin

Marshall Browning Hospital

900 N Washington St
Du Quoin, IL 62832
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Tue Mar 20, 2018 - 6:00pm - Coping With Cravings

Harrisburg

Harrisburg Library

2 West Walnut St
Harrisburg, IL 62946
*Conference room located in the basement.  Elevator is available.
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Wed Feb 28, 2018 - 6:00pm - Defining Success When Maintaining and Losing Your Weight

Herrin

Herrin Hospital

Conference Rm B/C
201 S 14th St
Herrin, IL 62948
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Mon Feb 19, 2018 - 10:00am - Food Label Reading 101 *POST-OP PATIENTS ONLY*
Wed Feb 21, 2018 - 6:00pm - Defining Success When Maintaining and Losing Your Weight
Mon Mar 5, 2018 - 10:00am - Bariatric Exercise & Wellness
Wed Mar 7, 2018 - 6:00pm - Defeating Negative Self Talk/Self Sabotage *POST-OP PATIENTS ONLY*
Thu Mar 15, 2018 - 6:00pm - Dining Out After Bariatric Surgery
Wed Mar 21, 2018 - 6:00pm - Dining Out After Bariatric Surgery

Mt. Vernon

Doubletree Inn

Wildcatter Conference Rm
222 Potomac Blvd
Mt Vernon, IL 62864
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Wed Mar 7, 2018 - 6:00pm - Coping With Cravings

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