Support Groups

Brain Aneurysm/AVM

This support group is held for those diagnosed or treated for an aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation of the brain. Meetings are scheduled for the first Wednesday of every other month at 6:30 p.m. at the Hoag Conference Center. For more information, please contact Hoag Neurosciences Administration at 949-764-5942.

Brain Tumor

This group meets on the third Wednesday of each month from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Advanced Technology Pavilion. This is both an educational and support group for anyone diagnosed with a primary brain tumor or metastatic disease. Family and friends are welcome to join us. For additional information, please call 949-7-CANCER (722-6237).

Epilepsy

The Epilepsy Program at Hoag offers interactive support groups for all adolescent and adult epilepsy patients. Join us for group discussions to help you better understand and cope with Epilepsy. This group meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Hoag Neurosciences Institute Conference Room. For more information, please call 949-764-6066.

Insomnia

This group meets on the first Thursday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. The group discussions center on general insomnia information, sleep hygiene, relaxation and mediation tips. For more information, please contact Alana Sherrill, RPSGT, at 949-764-5913.

Parkinson’s/ Movement Disorders

Weekly support groups and seminars are offered for patients with Parkinson’s, their families, caregivers and medical professionals. For more information, please call 949-764-6277.