Neurosciences Support Groups

COVID-19 Notice: For the safety of our community, we are only offering virtual support groups at this time

Brain Aneurysm / AVM

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

Brain Tumor

This group meets 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 or to register, please call 949-722-6237.


The Epilepsy Program at Hoag Hospital offers an interactive support group ​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 Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute Conference Room (3rd floor of Hoag Conference Center). For more information, please call 949-764-6066.

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.


The Stroke support group is held on the fourth Thursday of every month from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Hoag Conference Center. For more information, please call 949-764-1454.

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