Support group for women under the age of 40, who are diagnosed with breast cancer
News from the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program
April 14, 2017
Support Group for Women with Breast Cancer, Age 40 and Under
The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program, located in Garden City, is offering a weekly support group for women under the age of 40, who are diagnosed with breast cancer. “These women have unique needs and seek support from their peers,” says Erin Nau, LCSW, Counseling and Education Coordinator at the Adelphi Program, “They are grappling with the same concerns and questions—‘I thought I was too young to get breast cancer,’ they say.” This group is member driven focusing specifically on the needs of the members. To find out more, call Erin Nau, at (516) 877-4314
Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 pm
Young Women’s Support Group, Under 40
Women under the age of 40 who are diagnosed with breast cancer have unique needs. This support group will focus on those unique needs while allowing the members to share their feelings in a safe supportive environment. Anyone who wants to connect with and receive support from women under 40 should attend this group.
Support groups are provided by the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program and sponsored in part by a grant from the Alpern Family Foundation.
Groups will meet at the Adelphi School of Social Work in Garden City. There is no charge.
Current on-going groups also include a general breast cancer group, women with metastatic disease and women with newly diagnosed Stage 4 breast cancer.
All groups are facilitated by a social worker.
To reach the Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline, call 800-877-8077. You are not alone.
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