Patient Information - Support Groups
Joining a support group and talking to people who are going through situations similar to yours can provide just the encouragement and friendly help you need to have the best recovery experience possible. We invite you to attend one or more of these convenient support groups:
Cardiac Patient Education Classes
North Shore University Hospital hosts quarterly educational programs for patients and their loved ones. For specific dates and times,call (855) HEART-11, or (855) 432-7811.
WomenHeart Support Groups
WomenHeart, a national support network, offers peer-lead support groups for women living with heart disease. The group is open to women who have experienced
a heart attack, suffer from any cardiac condition, or are at risk for heart disease.
In a caring and welcoming environment, WomenHeart offers:
• An opportunity to share your experience and feelings
• Learning from others who have been touched by heart disease
• Educational forums about heart disease and other related topics
• Information and strategies to lead a healthier lifestyle
For details about our monthly WomenHeart groups in Nassau, Suffolk and Queens, call the Katz Institute for Women'sHealth at 855-850-KIWH (5494).