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

2015
January February March
Jan. 6th - 5pm February 10th - 5pm March 10th - 5pm
Jan. 15th - 5pm February 19th - 5pm March 19th - 5pm
Jan. 22nd - 5pm February 23rd - 9am March 23rd - 9am
Jan. 26th - 9am February 26th - 5pm
      Clothing swap
March 26th - 5pm
 
 
 
April May June
April 7th - 5pm May 5th - 5pm June 9th - 5pm
April 16th- 5pm
May 14th - 5pm June 18th - 5pm
April 20th- 9am May 18th - 9am June 22nd - 9am
April 23rd - 6pm
Annual Celebration
May 21st - 5pm June 25th - 5pm
   Clothing swap
 
 
 
July August September
July 7th - 5pm August 4th - 5pm September 8th - 5pm
July 16th - 5pm August 13th - 5pm September 17th - 5pm
July 20th - 9am August 17th - 9am September 21st - 9am
July 23rd - 5pm August 20th - 5pm September 24th - 5pm
 
 
 
October November December
Oct. 6th - 5pm November 3rd - 5pm December 1st - 5pm
Oct.15th - 5pm November 12th - 5pm December 10th - 5pm
Oct.19th -9am November 23rd -9an December 21st - 9am
Oct.22nd -5pm
Clothing swap
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.
 
NEW! Clothing Swap - coming in April
 
 

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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