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Classes and Support Groups

Free Childbirth Education Classes

 

Call 505.609.2134 or visit the online registration page for dates, times, and locations or for more information.

Healthy Pregnancy Class (by appointment only)
Childbirth Preparation Series
Childbirth Preparation for Teens (by appointment only)
Cesarean Childbirth Preparation (by appointment only)
Accelerated/Refresher Childbirth Class
Baby Care 101
Breastfeeding 1: The Basics
Car Seat Safety
Sibling Class

Other health classes and wellness screenings

Diabetes Education Classes: Held at the Bonnie Dallas Senior Center. Call 505.609.2867 for more information.

MannaCare Breast Self-Exam Training: Call 505.609.6089 to find out more about this research-based method of Breast Self-Exam.

Support, Information, and Resource Groups

In a mutual support group, people just like you face similar ordeals and challenges with their health. At San Juan Regional Medical Center, many support groups come together every month to express common concerns and issues. You provide and receive emotional support and share information. It all happens in a caring, open, and accepting environment.

Alzheimer’s Support Group: Meets the first and third Tuesday of each month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Skills for Dementia Caregivers is held every six weeks. Call Waldon Lynch at 505.629.3781 for specific dates. All meetings are at the San Juan Center for Independence Conference Room [1204 San Juan Blvd].

Aphasia Support Group: Meets the second Wednesday of each month from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Applebee’s [4601 East Main Street]. Call Joyce Lameire at 505.330.5256 for more information.

Better Breathers Club: Meets the first Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Gym at San Juan Regional Medical Center [801 West Maple Street]. Call 505.609.6148 for more information.

Breast Cancer Support Group: Meets the second Wednesday of every month at noon at the San Juan Regional Cancer Center [731 West Animas]. Call 505.609.6089 for more information.

Four Corners Women’s Cancer Support Group: Meets the first Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m. at the San Juan Regional Cancer Center [731 West Animas]. Call 505.609.6089 for more information.

“Lean on Me” MS Support Group: Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Aztec Restaurant. Call Donna at 505.334.3316 for more information.  

Men’s Cancer Support Group: Meets the third Wednesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the San Juan Regional Cancer Center [731 West Animas Street]. For more information, call 505.609.6089.

Ostomy Support Group: Meets the second Thursday of the month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the San Juan Health Partners Conference Room [407 South Schwartz]. For more information call 505.609.2060. Register online.

Parkinson's Support Group and Exercise Classes: Support group meets the first Tuesday of the month from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Pinon Hills Community Church Adult Learning Center Room 2A [5101 North Dustin Avenue]. Weekly exercise classes held Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the San Juan Center for Independence [1204 San Juan Blvd]. Call Wendy Bircher at 505.803.5636 for details.

Stroke Support Group:  Meets the third Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the San Juan Center for Independence [1204 San Juan Blvd.]. Call Don Sisson at 505.320.8452 for more information.

Stuttering Support Group: Meets the second Tuesday of the month at 5:00 p.m. at San Juan Regional Medical Center Adult Rehabilitation Outpatient Center [301 South Auburn]. Call John Cochran at 505.609.6575 for details.

Tobacco Cessation Assistance:  The New Mexico Department of Health provides 24/7 assistance with its 1.800.QUITNOW hotline and online at QuitNowNM.com.  

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