Recovering from a brain injury or coping with a neurological disorder can be tough. We offer a wide variety of support groups for survivors, family members, friends and caregivers to connect with people who understand what they are going through and receive practical and useful solutions to the everyday issues they may be facing.
The following list of support groups includes a few community resources you may find helpful in addition to those we provide.
Alzheimer’s Support Group
The Alzheimer’s Project offers several family support groups with respite care. For more information, call 850-386-2778.
The Alzheimer's Association offers a patient-centered support group for patients with early Alzheimer's, MCI or Dementia. For more information, call 850-408-9984.
Brain Injury Support Group
Tallahassee Memorial offers a Brain Injury Support Group for survivors of brain injury, their families and professionals in related fields. The meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 7:30 pm in Conference Room A (in the Cafeteria) of Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. For more information, call 850-431-5002.
Epilepsy Support Group
The Epilepsy Association of the Big Bend offers a support group for people with Epilepsy as well as families and friends. For more information, call 850-222-1777.
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
The Tallahassee Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group is sponsored by the National MS Society and serves as a resource for adults with MS and their caregivers. The group meets the second Saturday of each month (except August) at 2 pm at the Lafayette Park Center (501 Ingleside Ave., Tallahassee 32303). For more information, please call 850-222-8980.
Parkinson’s Support Groups
The TMH Parkinson's Support Group for patients and caregivers meets the second Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm at the Parkinson's Outreach Association (285 Pinewood Drive). For more information, please call 850-431-5002.
The People with Parkinson’s (PWP) Support Group, offered by The Parkinson's Outreach Association meets the fourth Saturday of each month at 10 am - 12 pm at the Parkinson's Outreach Association (285 Pinewood Drive). For more information, please call 850-364-0230.
Spinal Cord Injury Support Group
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital offers a Spinal Cord Injury Support Group for patients and their families. This group meets the second Monday of each month from 6 - 7 pm at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital (1675 Riggins Road). For more information, please call 850-656-4868.
Stroke Support Groups
The Tallahassee Memorial Stroke Support Group is for stroke survivors and their families. The meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm at HarborChase Senior Living Community, 100 John Knox Road. A light lunch is provided. For more information, please call 850-431-5002.
The Tallahassee Memorial Rehabilitation Center offers a Stroke Wellness program for select patients. This group meets on Mondays at 11 am at Neuro Outpatient Rehab (1609 Medical Drive). For more information, please call 850-431-5164.