Lenoir UNC Health Care | Minges Wellness Center Support Groups, Kinston NC

Support Groups

Breastfeeding Support Group

Free Support Group led by Kay Turner, RN, certified breastfeeding educator. This group is held on the 1st Thursday of each month from 10 am – 12 in the Neuse Room (accessible through the Minges Wellness Center entrance). Ms. Turner sends notices prior to each meeting. Refreshments will be provided.

Meetings are not held in December.

For more information contact Kay Turner at 252-522-7290.

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Le Leche of Kinston

Free support group breast feeding women. This group meets the first Monday night of each month at 7:00 pm in the Neuse Room (accessible through the Minges Wellness Center entrance). Babes in arms are welcomed.

For more information contact facilitator Victoria Brown – International Board Certified Lactation Consultant  at 252-747-7785.

Cancer Support Group at The Cancer Center

Free Support Group led by Sara Beard Linton, BSW 252-522-7600 or 252-902-8963.

Meetings will be held at 6:00 pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Cancer Center located at 703 Doctors Drive, Kinston. Family members and care takers are welcome. See Brochure >

Diabetes Support Group

Free Support Group led by Beulah Moore. This group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 2:00pm – 3:00pm in the Neuse Room on the lower level. Notices are sent and beverages are served.

For more information contact Beulah Moore at 252-523-1593.

Grief and Loss Support Group

This free support group is for individuals who are suffering a loss of any kind. We meet the 1st Tuesday of each month at 10am in the Neuse Room at Lenoir Memorial Hospital (enter through Wellness Center Entrance).

For more information contact Cierra Jorden, MSW at 252-291-4400 | ext 1308

Ladies Breast Cancer Support Group

Free support group that meets on the second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Neuse Room (accessible through the Minges Wellness Center at Lenoir Memorial). Location is subject to change, please call prior to meeting to verify.

For more information contact facilitators- Patsy Spear 252-521-5152 and/or Connie Wall 252-524-4870.

Life After Stroke Support Group

This free support group is for those who personally have struggled with stroke issues or have a loved one who has struggled with stroke issues. This group meets quarterly and a notice is sent prior to the group meeting.

Please contact facilitator Dawn Becker, RN, at 252-522-7575 for more information.

Ostomy Support Group

Meetings will be held in the Contentnea Room @ Lenoir Memorial on the following dates and times:

  • February 1 – 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • April 4 – 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • May 2 – 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Notices will be sent. For more information call Minges Wellness Center at 252-522-7000 and have the operator page Claire Eloshway.

Parkinson's Support Group

Meetings are held 3rd Wednesday of each month from 2:00pm – 3:30pm in the Neuse Room (enter through Wellness Center entrance) at Lenoir Memorial.

For more information contact facilitator – Judy Heath at 252-523-6296.

T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

Wednesday Morning Meet

Meetings are held Wednesday morning at 9am-10:30am in the Neuse Room, (enter through Wellness Center entrance) at Lenoir Memorial.

For more information contact facilitator Patricia Wyrick at 252-523-5391

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Monday Night Meet

for Monday night, meetings are held 7pm – 8pm in the Lenoir Memorial auditorium (located on the lower level).

For more information contact facilitator Wayne Seymour at 252-569-1681.

 

There is a nominal fee to join TOPS.

Upcoming Classes

Click on the event below to read more about the event and add the event to your Google Calendar or iCalendar for reminders.

May
22
Tue
T.O.P.S @ Lenoir Memorial auditorium (located on the lower level)
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May
23
Wed
T.O.P.S. @ Neuse Room at Lenoir Memorial Hospital
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
May
29
Tue
T.O.P.S @ Lenoir Memorial auditorium (located on the lower level)
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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