Receiving support from others who have the same medical conditions can be an important part of the recovery process for many patients and their families. Listed below are local support groups for patients with heart and lung diseases:
Huffers and Puffers - Provides support and education to people with lung disease and their families. For more information, call 336-1015 or 336-2784.
ICD Support Group - For patients who have an ICD (implantable cardioverter defibrillator) and their family and friends. For information, call 336-7377.
Mended Hearts - For patients who have heart disease and their families. For information, call 336-7448 or 336-1015 or go to www.mendedhearts.org.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association - Identifies and unites survivors and those at risk of sudden cardiac arrest. For more information, call 336-7377.
American Association for Respiratory Care
American Heart Association