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Billy Casper Wellness Center
Grant County Community Health Council
Gila Regional Medical Center

1313 E 32nd Street
Silver City, New Mexico 88061

Phone: (575) 538-4000
Fax (575) 538-9714

Support Groups

Breastfeeding Support

Mom & Me Cafe a family support and social time with breastfeeding support available. Email a request for meeting dates and locations or visit the GRMC Event Calendar.

Cardiac Support

Corazones Undios Cardiac Support Group If you have suffered a heart attack, stroke, heart-disease or are at-risk for these conditions, Corazones Undios can help you.
When: Call the Facilitator for Meeting details or the Grant County Community Health Council
Facilitator: Frank Ogas - 575-590-2578
Sponsored by: Grant County Community Health Council, GRMC and NM Department of Health
For information contact the Health Council at 575-388-1198 x10 or email Kendra Milligan

Cancer Support

Prostate Cancer Support Group Current patients, survivors, and those at risk for prostate cancer are encouraged to attend. Information on local, state, and national resources are available.
When: 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.
Location: GRMC Conference Room, 1313 E. 32nd Street, Silver City, NM 88061
Facilitators: Dave Schwantes and Walt Hanson
For information contact the Health Council: 575-388-1198 x10 or email
Sponsored by: Grant County Community Health Council, GRMC and NM Department of Health

Dementia and Alzheimer's Caregiver Support
Dementia and Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
When:
Saturdays, 10 a.m. to Noon
Location: Gila Regional Board Room, 1313 E. 32nd St.
Or
When: Tuesdays, 1 to 3 p.m.
Location: Silver City Senior Center's Library
For information: Call Maggie Andersen 575-388-4539 or John Reeves at 575-590-0078.
Grief and Loss Support
Grief & Bereavement Support Services help the surviving family by providing support through the normal process of grief. Individual consultations, group support and referrals are available to anyone who calls GRMC Hospice. If you are interested contact Chris McIntosh, GRMC Bereavement Counselor at 575-574-4934 or by email. Suggested readings available or read the current Bereavement Newsletter.
Low Vision

Low Vision Support Group helps people with low or limited vision through the adversities that can arise and connects the community with state and national resources and technology available.
When: The second Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m. Takes a hiatus in December every year.
Location: GRMC Board Room, 1313 e. 32nd St., Silver City, NM
For more information: Contact: Patricia Milligan (575) 388-1108

Sexual Assault Support
Sexual Assault Victim Support is available through the Gila Regional SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Program available through the GRMC Emergency Department. For information visit web page.
Silver Regional Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS)
301 W. College Ave., Suite 16, Silver City, NM 88061
Contact: 575-313-6203
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
24-hour Crisis Hotline: 1-866-750-6474
Free and Confidential

Related Links:

Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative -- Hold Me Close!Gila Regional is working to be part of a program happening all over the world called the

Baby-Friendly Health Initiative

A Baby-Friendly(TM) Hospital does all it can to help you:

-- to start and keep on breastfeeding your baby

-- to safely make and feed your baby formula, if you cannot breastfeed

Find out more