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Joe McCormack

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American Liver Foundation Rocky Mountain Division

1660 South Albion Street
Suite 907
Denver, CO 80222
303-988-4388 Tel
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Support groups provide a place for individuals affected by a similar condition or circumstance to provide and receive support and share their experiences.

Not all support groups are facilitated by an American Liver Foundation volunteer. Some support groups are facilitated by 3rd party organizations and individuals in this region.


American Liver Foundation Rocky Mountain Division

A Journey of Champions

A Six-Week Support Group for Individuals Living with Liver Disease

Experience support in a creative and dynamic group setting. Facilitated by Muni Alam and Amelia Stoll, counselors from Colorado Health Network, this group will offer innovative tools and information that will help you feel empowered in your journey with liver disease.

When: Weekly Wednesday Sessions, September 17 - October 22, 2014

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Where: DaVita Clinical Research has donated meeting space for the group at their facility located on the St. Anthony Hospital Campus in Lakewood, just off Hwy 6th and Union Blvd. Location information will be sent to confirmed participants.

To Participate: Contact Joe McCormack at jmccormack@liverfoundation.org or call 303-988-4388 with a detailed message on the best way to be contacted.

Session Descriptions & Details

Session #1. Connecting Your Mind, Body, and Spirit / September 17, 2014 - What is the connection between mind, body, and spirit? Learn about healing through the lens of Holistic Psychotherapy.

Session #2. Getting to Know Your Liver / September 24, 2014 - What is the importance of the liver? What is the importance of your relationship to your liver? Engage in a creative process that gives voice to your unique experience with liver disease.

Session #3. I’m Not Who I Used to Be / October 1, 2014 - How do you find meaning and identity when affected by chronic illness? Learn about the importance of emotions through a guided art therapy process.

Session #4. Reclaiming Your Sacred Self / October 8, 2014 - How does your spirituality influence your experience with Liver Disease? Explore various spiritual perspectives on illness and how spiritual practices can improve health. Engage in guided visualizations and learn mindfulness techniques that promote overall wellbeing.

Session #5. Finding Your Inner Warrior / October 15, 2014 - How do you find empowerment within your struggles? Tap into your “inner warrior,” the part of you that finds strength within suffering, and learn how to create an effective self-care plan.

Session #6. Who is Your Tribe? / October 22, 2014 - What is true support? How do you connect, draw boundaries, and express your needs with those who are closest to you? Celebrate your successes and your journey with the group in this closing session.

Contact Joe McCormack (Executive Director 303-988-4388) for more information.

Email: jmccormack@liverfoundation.org

 

Rocky Mountain:
Hep C Connection

Hep C Connection Support Groups offer members a place to share their concerns about living with hepatitis C. In Colorado, licensed mental health facilitators lead monthly groups in several locations. Please click the following link for a list of hepatitis C support groups throughout Colorado.

Phone: (800) 522-HEPC ((800) 522-4372)
Web: www.hepc-connection.org/default.asp?page=1128

 

Porter Adventist Hospital Transplant Center

Porter Adventist Hospital - Directions
2535 South Downing Street
Suite 380
Denver, CO 80210

The Centura Transplant Program through Porter Transplant Center is a place where medical professionals deliver care wholly focused on the patient in a private hospital environment designed to support both the physical and spiritual health of patients and their families.

Phone: (303) 778-5797 ((888) 872-8891)
Web: www.porterhospital.org

 

Summit County Community and Senior Center

Summit County Community and Senior Center - Directions
0083 Nancy's PL., CR 1014
Frisco, CO 80443

Summit County's Transplant Support Group Meeting

Tuesday, July 30th, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

All Pre Transplant and Post Organ Transplant Patients are Welcome

Please contact David Bailey with any questions

970-485-5884

Contact David Bailey for more information.

Phone: (970) 668-2940
Web: http://summitcares.org/?q=node/273

 

Rocky Mountain:
The Children's Hospital

The Children's Hospital - Directions
13123 East 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Meets: Meets every month

Children's Hospital Colorado Pediatric Liver Transplant Program

Solid Organ Transplant Parent Support Group Meeting Dates

September 17, 2014 9:00AM - 10:30AM

Mt. Maroon Peak, Conference Center, 2nd Floor Main Hospital

October 16, 2014 11:00AM - 12:30PM

Mt. Snowmass, Conference Center, 2nd Floor Main Hospital

November 19, 2014 9:00AM - 10:30AM

Mt. Maroon Peak, Conference Center, 2nd Floor Main Hospital

RSVP to Stephanie Ohm at 720-777-6087 or via email at stephanie.ohm@childrenscolorado.org with how many caregivers will be attending, if you will need childcare, and if you will need an interpreter. This is important so we can make accommodations.

Phone: (720) 777-6669
Web: www.tchden.org
Email: stephanie.ohm@childrenscolorado.org

 

Rocky Mountain:
University of Colorado Hospital

University of Colorado Hospital - Directions
1635 Aurora Court
Aurora, CO 80045

There is a long history around the support groups at the University of Colorado Hospital. Currently UCH has a patient led group that meets once a month. There is no professional facilitator for this group which consists primarily of post transplant patients. UCH also offers education groups for pre-transplant patients. If you are interested in participating please contact Lacye Cahill with UCH.

Contact Lacye Cahill (Transplant Social Worker) for more information.

Phone: (720) 848-0838
Web: www.uch.edu
Email: Lacye.Cahill@uch.edu

 

Page updated: May 5th, 2014