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Programs that link individuals who have a particular disability or condition or have specific types of life experiences and are interested in meeting or corresponding with others who have similar disabilities, conditions or experiences for the purpose of information sharing and support.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ASSOCIATION FOR MACULAR DISEASES, INC.Provides information and referrals to persons endeavoring to cope with age related Macular Degeneration. Maintains a Members hotline to update members on current information on research.ASSOCIATION FOR MACULAR DISEASES, INC.ASSOCIATION FOR MACULAR DISEASES, INC.
BREAST HEALTH CENTEROffers the following services for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer: laboratory, pharmacy, physical therapy, social services, radiography, MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, CT Scanning, Computerized Tomography, nuclear medicine and ultrasound in addition to a full-range of psycho-social and nutrition services. The Tumor Registry has a database of over 6,700 cases established since January 1983. The center also offers support groups for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Other support groups are for their caregivers, spouses and significant others. In addition there is an extensive library of books, pamphlets and videotapes on risk factors and prevention.SuffolkBREAST HEALTH CENTERGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
BRIGHTER FACESOffers support group for children and adults with craniofacial and cleft palate/lip and their families along with monthly speakers. Call for meeting information.SuffolkBRIGHTER FACESBRIGHTER FACES
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPProvides professionals to address issues and interaction and peer counseling within the group. Group meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:30pm. Call for schedule/information.SuffolkSENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
CHRONIC FATIGUE SUPPORT GROUPProvides a support group for people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, also known as Epstein-Barr, CFS or CFIDS and Fibromyalgia. Meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 7pm (Beginners Meeting) and 7:30pm (Regular Meeting) in Conference Rooms 3,4, and 5.SuffolkCHRONIC FATIGUE SUPPORT GROUPJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
DIABETES CLUBProvides education and support on Diabetes and its treatments. Registration required. Groups meets at the Home Care Conference Room, Swezey Medical Pavilion, 103 W. Main Street, Patchogue. Call for information/schedule.SuffolkDIABETES CLUBBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
GREAT NECK BREAST CANCER COALITIONOffers lectures, workshops, seminars, and newsletters providing the most up-to-date information on health and wellness, including nutrition, exercise, reduction of toxins in the home, and environmental safety. Provides guidance and support for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and their families, with information on the latest scientific progress in detection, treatment and recovery. Networks with regional and national Breast Cancer organizations and national health organizations.NassauGREAT NECK BREAST CANCER COALITIONGREAT NECK BREAST CANCER COALITION
HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF AMERICAPromotes research, family support and advocacy for individuals/families affected by Huntington's Disease. Call for more information.HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF AMERICAHUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF AMERICA
KINDRED SPIRITSProvides a support group for parents of children with diabetes. It provides lectures, guest speakers and education. Meets monthly at the Diabetes Education Center. Call for dates and times.NassauKINDRED SPIRITSWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
LET KIDS BE KIDS ACTIVITIESProvides the opportunity for children with lupus as well as children who have an immediate family member with lupus to socialize and communicate with other children facing the same issues and difficulties. Day trips are planned, including transportation. Call for information. Serves Long Island and Queens.NassauLET KIDS BE KIDS ACTIVITIESLUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA-LONG ISLAND/QUEENS AFFILIATE
LIVE, LOVE, AND LAUGH AGAINProvides a professionally staffed support group for women with breast cancer and their families. Students permitted. Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7pm at the Fortunato Breast Health Center.SuffolkLIVE, LOVE, AND LAUGH AGAINJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
LONG ISLAND MIRACLESSupport group and advocacy program for patients with heart disease and their families. Call for dates and times.NassauLONG ISLAND MIRACLESWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
LONG ISLAND PEER NETWORKING MEETINGProvides networking for and by people who experience emotional distress, extreme and/or altered states of consciousness, labels of psychiatric diagnosis and/or who are trauma survivors. A space to connect, share, discuss and vibe. Email us any topics of interest or if you are interested in presenting.SuffolkLONG ISLAND PEER NETWORKING MEETINGASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTERIn conjunction with the American Cancer Society, provides a support group for cancer patients who have had chemotherapy or radiation and want to learn how to hide the effects using cosmetics. Call for dates and times.NassauLOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
NASSAU COUNTY INTERGROUPProvides a support group for persons with eating disorders. A 12-Step program is available for recovery and is discussed at regular meetings. Check website for meeting dates, times and locations.NassauNASSAU COUNTY INTERGROUPOVEREATERS ANONYMOUS/NASSAU COUNTY INTERGROUP
NATIONAL AMPUTATION FOUNDATION, INC.Provides legal counsel, vocational guidance and placement, social activities, liaison with outside groups, Amp-to-Amp Program, referral lists, and offers a donated medical equipment giveaway program to anyone in need in the local area. Provides Newsletter and Agency brochure to members.NassauNATIONAL AMPUTATION FOUNDATION, INC.NATIONAL AMPUTATION FOUNDATION, INC.
NATIONAL STUTTERING PROJECTA national support and self help group for adults and children who stutter. Provide parent/child support groups, referral services, workshops and conventions, and also publishes a bimonthly newsletter, Reaching Out.NassauNATIONAL STUTTERING PROJECTFRIENDS: THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF YOUNG PEOPLE WHO STUTTER
OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUPProvides a support group which encourages patients to develop independence and to assimilate the reality of an ostomy into their physical and emotional lives. Families of patients welcome. Call for information/schedule.SuffolkOSTOMY SUPPORT GROUPBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUSProvides a support group for people with overeating problems. Three separate groups: 7:00pm every Sunday in Conference Room 2 7:30pm every Monday in Conference Room 2 10:00am every Saturday at St. Charles Hospital.SuffolkOVEREATERS ANONYMOUSJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUSOffers twice weekly support group for people with eating disorders. Meets at the Medical Center.SuffolkPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTERPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER
PANIC AND ANXIETY DISORDERAllows people with Panic Disorder, Anxiety or Phobias the opportunity to get together in a safe environment. There is a psychoeducation portion that offers a cognitive approach to recovering from Panic Disorder/Anxiety/Phobias, teaches skills such as breathing relaxation training, exercise and changing irrational thoughts for preventing these episodes. Also provides an opportunity to share common experiences, thoughts and feelings. Call for time and location.SuffolkPANIC AND ANXIETY DISORDERASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
PARKINSON DISEASE SUPPORT GROUPOffers information, education and resources for patients, families and friends affected by this disease. Staffed by American Parkinson's Disease Association. Call the American Parkinson's Disease Association at 631-862-3560 or check www.liapda.org for more information.PECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTERPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER
PERSON TO PERSON: CANCER SURVIVOR NETWORKA one-on-one support program patient to patient and family member to family member. Program may be limited by availability of volunteers.SuffolkPERSON TO PERSON: CANCER SURVIVOR NETWORKAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY-EASTERN DIVISION
PFC DWYER PEER SUPPORT PROGRAMProvides a free, confidential weekly veterans facilitated support group offering a wide array of support and services/resources.NassauVETERANS HEALTH ALLIANCEMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
SELF HELP AND SUPPORT GROUPSProvides a network of support and self help groups for people with Multiple Sclerosis, family members, and caregivers across Nassau and Suffolk Counties.SuffolkSELF HELP AND SUPPORT GROUPSNATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH ORAL AND HEAD AND NECK CANCEROffers small group meetings, networking, one-to-one support, educational programs for patients and families, and gives referrals to additional resources. Publishes newsletter. Monthly meetings. Chapter development.NassauSUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH ORAL AND HEAD AND NECK CANCERSUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH ORAL AND HEAD AND NECK CANCER
THE ADVOCACY PROGRAMOffers individuals with mental illness the opportunity to receive support from someone who has lived the experience. The peer advocates facilitate support groups in local hospitals as well as provide support to individuals. There is a sincere genuineness and understanding that is involved in this type of support and it allows individuals to begin thinking about their recovery journey. The peers are trained in evidence based practices and offer a great sense of hope and empowerment for a brighter future.SuffolkTHE ADVOCACY PROGRAMFEDERATION OF ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE NEW YORK STATE MENTALLY DISABLED, INC.
THE FAMILY ASTHMA AND ALLERGY CENTERProvides care for children with chronic asthma and allergy problems. Services include: Consultations with Pediatric Pulmonologists and Allergist Immunologists skilled nursing care history and physical exam pulmonary function studies allergy testing laboratory services pharmacy services and an asthma support group.SuffolkTHE FAMILY ASTHMA AND ALLERGY CENTERGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER

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