Support Groups

Support programs are FREE of charge, but registration is required for most programs.

Bereavement

Life After Loss
Third Monday of the month, 7–8:30 p.m.
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital,
Medical Office Building 1, Suite 117
For all persons who have experienced the loss of a friend or family member
due to heroin or opiate addiction.
Call 314.630.9222 to register.

Bereavement
A four-week program and monthly meetings are available to individuals, 30 years and older, who have experienced the loss of a spouse or life partner within the past year. Meetings are led by a bereavement specialist and a chaplain.
Call 636.916.9733 for more information and to register.

 
 
Cancer

Questions about Cancer, for Kids
Third Wednesday of the month,
6:30–8 p.m.
Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish
St. Peters Hospital, 100 Entrance Way
KidsCan is a program designed for children ages 4-12 who have a parent or caregiver diagnosed with cancer. The program allows kids to express their feelings through various activities in a safe environment.  This program is supported by the Holt Foundation.
Call 636.916.9974 to register. 

Look Good, Feel Better
February 6 and April 3, 10:00–Noon
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
Conference Room A/B
This American Cancer Society program is designed for women undergoing cancer treatment to learn to cope with the appearance-related side effects and to regain a sense of self-confidence and control over their lives.
Call 314.286.8180 to register.

Prostate Cancer Support
Second Wednesday of the month, 6–7:30 p.m.
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
Medical Office Building 1, Suite 117
This support group is for men diagnosed with prostate cancer at any stage.

 

Diabetes

Diabetes Support
First Friday of the month
starting January 6, 9–10 a.m.
For more information, call 636.916.9653.

 

Heart

Mended Hearts
Second Tuesday every other month
February and April, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
Medical Office Building 1, Suite 117
For persons affected by heart disease and their family members.

Women Heart
Second Thursday of the month, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
Cardiology Center Entrance B
Dedicated to promoting women’s heart health through advocacy, education and patient support.

 

Lung

Better Breathers
Third Monday of the month, Noon–1 p.m.
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital,
Medical Office Building 1, Suite 117
For persons with chronic breathing conditions.
Call 636.916.9398 to register.

 

Ostomy

Ostomy
Third Tuesday of the month, 6–7 p.m.
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
Medical Office Building 1, Room 212
Ostomate patients and caregivers can have questions answered by Jerad Miller, MD, Colorectal Surgeon for St. Charles County, and Beth Tiernedy, RN COCN.

 

 

Find a doctor or make an appointment: 636.928.WELL
General Information: 800.392.0936