Support Groups

Support Groups

Healthy You Support Group - 5:30 p.m.

Humboldt General Hospital and Dr. Hind Elsanousy have created a support group aimed at helping men and women enjoy a healthy, fit and balanced lifestyle. The "Healthy You Support Group" will meet at 5:30 p.m. each Thursday in the HGH Sarah Winnemucca Conference Room to conduct weigh-ins, discuss goal setting, diet and exercise tips, struggles and successes, questions and answers, and generally provide support for positive health changes. Additionally, monthly "Healthy Year, Healthy You" workshops are held from noon to 1 p.m. the third Thursday of each month, also in the Sarah Winnemucca Conference Room. Topics range from weight loss to fitness, mental health and managing stress. There is no charge to attend and lunch is served. Both men and women are invited to participate in all activities related to the "Healthy You Support Group." For more information, please download the 2020 flyer; a press release also shares more information.

Alzheimer's Support Group - Noon

Alzheimer's can be a very taxing disease for both the victim and the caregiver. Join caregivers and patients in the HGH Quiet Room the second Wednesday of each month to learn effective coping strategies. Facilitated by Gini Cunningham of the Humboldt Volunteer Hospice. Lunch is provided for all participants. All ages are welcome and there is no charge to attend. Please call (775) 623-6218 for more information.

Diabetes Support Group - 5:30 pm

Do you live with diabetes? Are you at risk for being diagnosed with diabetes? Are you a caretaker of someone with diabetes, or would you like to learn more about how to prevent this disease? Please join us the first Wednesday of each month in the HGH Sarah Winnemucca Conference Room as we focus on the challenges and successes of living with diabetes. Facilitated by HGH Wellness Coordinator Billie Lucero and HGH Director of Nutrition and Dietary Services Tiffani Nalivka. All ages are welcome; there is no charge to attend. Please call (775) 623-5222, ext. 1740, for more information.

The Caregiver Support Group - 6 pm

Find support, information and more in your role as a caregiver. Held the third Thursday of each month at the Family Support Center, located at 51 E. Haskell Street. Facilitated by Jennifer Hood, LMFT. All ages are welcome and there is no charge to attend. Please call (775) 621-6452 for more information.

Grief Support Group - 6 pm

Join with others who have lost a loved one to explore feelings, share experiences and learn grief coping strategies. Held the third Thursday of each month at the Family Support Center, located at 51 E. Haskell Street. Facilitated by Jennifer Hood, LMFT. All ages are welcome and there is no charge to attend. Please call (775) 621-6452 for more information.