Bariatric Support Group

This is a free support group if you have had bariatric surgery or want to gain insight from those who have had the experience. The group will discuss common problems, concerns, and joys while learning skills to adjust to your weight loss. Throughout the year, presentations are made on various subjects of interest to members. This group also may be used to fulfill one of the pre-operative requirements for bariatric surgery.

Time

Held every month on the fourth Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

Location

Western Maryland Regional Medical Center Auditorium
12500 Willowbrook Rd
Cumberland, MD 21502

Contact

For more information or to register: 240-964-8617

Circle of Friends Bereavement Support Group

Circle of Friends Bereavement Support Group is open to anyone in the community who is grieving the death of a loved one and would like to meet with others who have similar shared experiences.

Time

Held on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location

Western Maryland Health System Home Hospice Services Office
Industrial Boulevard
Cumberland, MD 21502

Contact

For more information, please contact Hospice: 240-964-9000

Diabetes Support Groups - Adult and Young Adult

Whether you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes or have been living with it for years, a support group can be helpful. You can share your experience and learn tips for managing your diabetes. Facilitators for the group include certified diabetes educators.

Contact

For more information about both the adult and young adult groups: 240-964-8787

Adult Diabetes Support Group

Time

Meets the first Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Location

Center for Clinical Resources at WMHS Medical Arts Center, Suite 300
12500 Willowbrook Rd
Cumberland, MD 21502

Contact

For more information: 240-964-8789

Young Adult Diabetes Support Group

(Primary focus on Type 1 Diabetes)

Time

Meets the fourth Thursday of every other month from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Location

Western Maryland Health System Auditorium
12500 Willowbrook Rd
Cumberland, MD 21502

Contact

For more information: 240-964-8676

Heart Failure Support Group

Our Heart Failure Support Group at WMHS provides encouragement for those who have heart disease, have experienced a heart attack, or who have gone through heart surgery.

Time

Held every other month (starting in February) on the third Wednesday of the month at 4:00 p.m

Location

Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Suite 300
12500 Willowbrook Rd
Cumberland, MD 21502

Contact

For more information: 240-964-8787

Infertility Support Group

Our Infertility Support group is for individuals who are experiencing infertility or pregnancy loss. Individuals will be led by the group facilitator Jade Bean, who is a licensed social worker in WMHS Behavioral Health Services. This group is free and open to both couples and individuals–no insurance needed.

Time

Meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

Location

Western Maryland Regional Medical Center Auditorium, Room #5
12500 Willowbrook Rd
Cumberland, MD 21502

Contact

For more information: 240-964-8577

Stroke Support Group

The Stroke Support Group at WMHS helps stroke survivors and caregivers manage daily challenges and get back to living the life they love.

Time

Meets the last Monday of each month at 3:00 p.m.

Location

Meets in the Dining Room on the Comprehensive Inpatient Rehab Unit (CIRU) at WMHS.

Western Maryland Regional Medical Center
12500 Willowbrook Rd
Cumberland, MD 21502

Contact

For more information: 240-964-4766