Backus Hospital offers cancer support group
January 20, 2012
NORWICH – Backus Hospital is offering a monthly support group on the second Tuesday of each month for cancer patients, survivors and their families. February’s session will discuss sexuality on Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 5-6 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference room #1 on 326 Washington Street. Light refreshments will be served.
Elynor Carey, a social worker in the Backus Care Management Department, facilitates the group.
To register or for more information, call Carey at (860) 889-8331, ext. 4239.
The cancer support group focuses on the psychological and social issues people face when diagnosed with cancer.
The program will focus on a different topic each month with a short presentation and interactive discussion or activities. There will also be time for general questions.