Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in August
New Lenox, IL (July 18, 2013)— Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with BMI Surgery hosts a free Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery. The meeting will be on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Bipolar Disease Support Group
Silver Cross Hospital will host a free Bipolar Disease Support Group for individuals and family members coping with bipolar disease on Tuesday, Aug. 13 and 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Breast Cancer Support Group
The American Cancer Society and Silver Cross Hospital will host I Can Cope, an educational program for women facing breast cancer on Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health Library, Pavilion B, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. This free program covers topics relevant to the cancer experience and offers practical help in coping with some of the emotional issues resulting from a cancer diagnosis. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.IMatter.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Breastfeeding Support Group
The Silver Cross Birthing Center’s certified lactation consultants will host this free support group meeting on Friday, Aug. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (English-speaking) and from 12:30 to 2 p.m. (Spanish-Speaking) in the Hospital’s Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. New mothers have many questions and concerns about breastfeeding in the weeks leading up to and after birth. Breastfeeding support groups are a wonderful way to exchange information and experiences. Infants are welcome to attend. Participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.
About Silver Cross Hospital
Silver Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit health care provider serving Will County and southwest suburban communities since 1895. Silver Cross has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Award winner for seven consecutive years and as a Hospital of Choice by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 3,500 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 289-bed acute care hospital and 9 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Silver Cross opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital on February 26, 2012 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).