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For more information contact  Susan Overton, RRT, facilitator (252-522-7389)   This support group is for people who have breathing issues.

Cancer Series “I Can Cope”

Free Support Group – Janet Scism, group facilitator (252-522-7600). Pre-registration required. Does NOT meet every month. Notices are sent for upcoming meetings.  Preregistration required.

Daytime Breastfeeding Support Group

Free Support Group – Kay Turner, RN, certified breastfeeding educator (252-522-7290). Held on the 1st Thursday of each month. Ms. Turner sends notices. Group meets from 10 am – 12 in the Neuse Room accessible through the Minges Wellness Center entrance. Refreshments served. No December meetings.

Diabetes Support Group

Free Support Group –Facilitator: Beulah Moore (252-523-1593)  Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month from 2:00pm - 3:00pm in the Neuse Room on the lower level. Notices are sent and beverages are served.

La Leche League of Kinston

Free support group for breast feeding women –  Meets first Monday night of each month at 7:00 pm in the Neuse Room accessible through the Minges Wellness Center entrance. Babes in arms are welcomed. Facilitator – Victoria Brown International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (252-747-7785).

Ladies Breast Cancer Support Group

Free support group that meets on the second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Neuse Room accessible through the Minges Wellness Center at Lenoir Memorial. Facilitators- Patsy Spear (252-521-5152) and Connie Wall (252-524-4870).  Location supject to change, call before meeting to verify.

Lenoir County Grief & Loss Support Group

The Support Group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 10am in the Neuse Room at Lenoir Memorial Hospital (enter through Wellness Center Entrance). This support group is for individuals who are suffering a loss of any kind. Contact Cierra Jorden, MSW 252-291-4400 ext 1308 for more information.Free Support group.

Life After Stroke

Facilitator Dawn Becker, RN, 252-522-7575 for more information.  If you or a loved one struggles with stroke issues please join us. This new quarterly support group will hold their first meeting in November 2015.

Lyme Disease Support Group

Stephanie Tyndall, Facilitator,   Call for more information.

Men's Prostate Health

Free Support Group. Facilitators: Joe Jones (252-521-0208),(252-526-9661) , Linston Cox (252-523-5368) or Clyde Herald (252-523-1824). Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Neuse Room accessible through the Wellness Center entrance . Refreshments served.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous meets on the 2nd and 4th Sunday evenings at 4 p.m. in the Oxford Room (located on the lower level) at Lenoir Memorial.  Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community based, self-supporting group that adheres to a common set of principles.  You may reach the facilitator, Nancy Wade, at 252-268-5468 or 252-286-1016. You may also reach her by e-mail at

Ostomy Support Group

Free Support Group. Facilitator, Claire Eloshway (252- 522-7000) and have operator page Claire. Meets  in 2015, on September 4, November 2, December 7, and in 2016, February 1, April 4, and May 2 –  from 7:00pm - 8:30pm. in the Contentnea @ Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Notices will be sent.

Parkinson’s Support Group

Free support group – Facilitator: Judy Heath (252-523-6296) Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.  in the Neuse Room accessible through the Minges Wellness Center.

T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

Nominal fee to join TOPS. Patricia Wyrick, Facilitator for Wednesday morning (252-523-5391), meetings are held 9am-10:30am in the Neuse Room, (enter through Wellness Center entrance) at Lenoir Memorial Hospital or Wayne Seymour facilitator for Monday night (252-569-1681), meetings are held 7pm-8pm in the Lenoir Memorial Hospital auditorium (located on the lower level).