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    Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific disabilities, illnesses or other health conditions, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, resources, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the disability or health problem.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    CANCER INFORMATION SERVICEA national resource for information and education about cancer including treatment, research, and new clinical trials. Provides cancer information to patients and their families, the public and health professionals by talking with people one-on-one, working with organizations through its Partnership Program, participating in research efforts to find the best ways to help people adopt healthier behaviors, and providing cancer information over the internet. Provides referrals to support groups and conducts smoking cessation counseling over the phone. Also offers LiveHelp Online Chat, a confidential online text chat with a cancer information specialist. Call or visit website for further information.CANCER INFORMATION SERVICENATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesProvides a comprehensive cancer program that provides accessible, multidisciplinary treatment and services to the Northeast Region of New York State. Staff provide innovative cancer management through clinical research and advances in technology, and promote community wellness through prevention, early detection and education. Also offers a cancer-related support groups.ClintonFITZPATRICK CANCER CENTERUNIVERSITY OF VERMONT HEALTH NETWORK CVPH
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesProvides care in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. Specialized exercise program, bone densitometry and research programs available. Offers educational seminars and support groups in Rockland and Westchester.RocklandOSTEOPOROSIS CENTERHELEN HAYES HOSPITAL 1
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesSAIL provides counseling and teaching, and facilitates information giving and sharing for individuals with disabilities, family members and other interested parties on both an individual and a group basis. Support groups that currently meet at the center include the Alzheimer's Support Group, the Autism Support Group, the Crohn's and Colitis Support Group, the Fibromyalgia Support Group, the MS Support, the Stroke Support Group, TBI Support Group, and the Self-Advocacy Support Group. The center facilitates the development of other support groups as requested.WarrenPEER COUNSELING AND SUPPORT SERVICESSOUTHERN ADIRONDACK INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER
    Health/Medical Care ServicesProvides educations and outreach programs to educate people about diabetes, including support for children and adults, who have been diagnosed, and their families.AlbanyDIABETES EDUCATION AND SUPPORTAMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION - ALBANY OFFICE
    Support Group ServicesOffers peer-led support groups monthly for people struggling with breast cancer. Support groups are led by cancer survivors and are monitored by a trained social worker. UlsterBREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPSBREAST CANCER OPTIONS
    Support Group ServicesOffers support in a variety of modes, in person, telephone and online, for both individuals with cancer and their families, friends and relatives, to help them cope more effectively with their loved one's illness and its impact on their lives.New YorkCANCER SUPPORT GROUPSCANCER CARE
    Support Group ServicesOffers support groups for Spanish-speaking individuals diagnosed with cancer.New YorkHISPANIC OUTREACH PROGRAMCANCER CARE
    Support Group ServicesHopeClub is a support community for anyone whose life has been touched by cancer.AlbanyHOPECLUBAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY - CAPITAL REGION
    Support Group ServicesThrough face-to-face visits or by phone, Reach to Recovery volunteers, all of whom are breast cancer survivors give support and information to current breast cancer patients and their families.AlbanyREACH TO RECOVERYAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY - CAPITAL REGION
    Support Group ServicesProvides support groups, with trained facilitators, for individuals diagnosed with crohns or colitis, which allows the opportunity to share coping skills, information, education, and resources.AlbanySUPPORT GROUPSCROHNS AND COLITIS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA-UPSTATE/NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK CHAPTER
    Support Group ServicesCamp Bravehearts offers weekend retreats and one-day programs for women with cancer and cancer survivors.AlbanyWOMEN WITH CANCER SUPPORT GROUPSCAMP BRAVEHEARTS
    Support ServicesProviding a drop-in community center for people living with and directly affected by HIV/AIDS. Services include housing, nutrition education, hot meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner Mon to Friday), counseling, support groups, recreational activities, and access to medical, medications, and support services.AlbanyAIDS COMMUNITY CENTERALBANY DAMIEN CENTER
    Support ServicesThe Cancer Support Program for Columbia and Greene Counties provides group and peer support to those affected by cancer. ColumbiaCANCER SUPPORT PROGRAMCOLUMBIA COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM
    Support ServicesThe Muscular Dystrophy Association offers support groups for people suffering from neuromuscular diseases. AlbanyMUSCULAR DYSTROPHY SUPPORT GROUPSMUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION - NORTHEAST REGION

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