Support Groups

Whether you’re just starting out, getting the groove, needing encouragement, or a professional, we want you here! Bariatric Support Groups are now open to ALL bariatric patients. No registration is required. Simply show up and sign in. Support group attendance is counted from the sign in sheet.

Come join us for support, encouragement and a lot of fun!!

Sample of support group activities:
 
  • Healthy cooking classes (call center for dates and times)
  • Aerobic Exercise (low impact) class
  • Bariatric recipe exchange; how to read food labels
  • Psychologist helping with stress, good habits and change after surgery
  • Q&A with a Bariatric Nurse Coordinator
 

SCHEDULES

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

All Support Groups will meet Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in the

​​2016
January February March
Jan. 5th - 5pm February 2nd - 5pm March 8th - 5pm
Jan. 13th - 5pm February 10th - 5pm March 16th - 5pm
Jan. 18nd - 9am February 15th - 9am March 21st - 9am
Jan. 18th - 5pm February 25th - 5pm
      Clothing swap
March 24th - 5pm
 
 
 
April May June
April 5th - 5pm May 3rd - 5pm June 7th - 5pm
April 13th- 5pm
May 9th - 9am June 13th - 9am
   Clothing swap
April 21st- 6pm May 17th - 5pm June 15th - 5pm
Annual Celebration May 26th - 5pm


 
 
July August September
July 5th - 5pm August 9th - 5pm September 13th - 5pm
July 13th - 5pm August 15th - 9am September 19th - 9am
July 18th - 9am August 17th - 5pm September 21st - 5pm

August 25th - 5pm
 
 
 
October November December
Oct. 4th - 5pm November 8th - 5pm December 6th - 5pm
Oct.12th - 5pm
Clothing swap
November 16th - 5pm December 14th - 5pm
Oct.17th - 9am November 21st - 9am December 19st - 9am

November 27th
(Closed Holiday)
December 25th
(Closed Holiday)
Whether you’re just starting out, getting the groove, needing encouragement, or are a professional, we want you here! Support groups are now open to ALL bariatric patients. No registration is required. Simply show up and sign in. Support group attendance is counted from the sign in sheet. Support groups are held on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

Please email Catherine with any questions at catherine.shaw@sth.org or call the Bariatrics Center at (615) 396.4965.
 
 
 

SAINT THOMAS MIDTOWN

General Support Group (All Surgeries)
Time: First Tuesday of every month at 5:30pm
Location: Guy Bates Conference Room (follow signs from parking garage)
 
 

 
 
 
 
  
 

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