Psychological Health & Support

Individuals who receive a new diagnosis of diabetes often have tremendous difficulty coping with this news. As part of Diabetes Self Management Education/Training [DSME/DSMT] the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center provides mental health support by a licensed clinical social worker with extensive experience in providing assistance to people with diabetes. Contact the center to make an appointment.

T1D Young Adult Support Group

Managing the day to day demands of diabetes and juggling the different aspects that come with young adulthood can be stressful. Join our T1D Young Adult group to meet others who are going through similar experiences and to receive emotional and educational support. Different group themes will include stress management, enhancing your relationships through better communication, mindfulness, and how to set attainable health and well-being goals. Come meet new people, share experiences, realistic tips and new tools to assist you in living a balanced life.

Quarterly Thursday s: 6-7p

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Type 2 Diabetes Support Group

Join our Type 2 Diabetes support group and meet other people who understand what you are going through. The group focus is to share experiences, tips and create new networks to expand your support system. Learn new tools from the group facilitator to help you manage stress and further assist you in reaching your health and well-being goals. Come experience encouragement, understanding, and the opportunity to empower not only yourself, but others as well.

3rd Thursday of every month 3-4pm

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Gestational Diabetes Support Group

A diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes can add extra worry and stress to your pregnancy. Many mothers find themselves with mixed emotions and questions on how to deal with GDM.

Come find emotional support and useful advice with other mothers who are going through the same thing you are. Share experiences, find ways to relieve everyday stress and learn to navigate the journey of GDM.

2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month: 11:30-1:30pm

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