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Staten Island University Hospital is dedicated to improving the health of the communities we serve. As a convenient local resource, we offer a wide range of health and wellness events and services.

Support groups

Our professional- or peer-led support groups meet on a regular basis and include:

Meets second and fourth Monday of the month
1:00pm and 7:00pm

Children bereavement group is at 7:00pm. Preregistration is required for all groups. Please call hospice bereavement coordinator Karen Goldman at (718) 226-6451.

Location:
St. Andrews Church Hall
4 Arthur Kill Road
Staten Island, NY

Alcoholics Anonymous
Meets Wednesdays
8:00pm - 9:00pm

This is a support group for men and women dealing with alcoholism. Membership is open to all.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Main Conference Room

Alcoholics Anonymous Inspiration
Meets Sundays
1:30pm - 2:30pm

This is a support group for men and women dealing with alcoholism. For more information, call (917) 365-1952.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Main Conference Room

Alcoholics Anonymous Unity
Meets Tuesdays
6:30pm - 7:30pm

This is a support group for men and women dealing with alcoholism. For more information, contact Dan Hailey at (646) 318-5033.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Main Conference Room

Alcoholics Anonymous Halt/Sober Living
Meets Thursdays 
6:45pm - 7:45pm

For more information, call (917) 365-1952.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Main Conference Room

Al-Anon – Prince's Bay
Meets Fridays
8:00pm - 10:00pm

Beginners’ meetings are 8:00pm - 8:30pm and discussions at 8:45pm.

Al-Anon family groups are relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid recovery.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Board Room

Relationships/Partnerships in Recovery
Meets Saturdays
7:30pm - 9:30pm

This support group is for couples affected by alcoholism or substance abuse.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Board Room

Meets Tuesdays
2:30pm - 4:00pm

A support group session is held for families of those with Alzheimer’s disease. For more information, contact (917) 864-6496.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Regina McGinn Center

Meets third Monday of each month
11:00am - 12:00pm

Support is offered to those with amputations. For more information, please call (718) 226-9576.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
North 4A Day Room

Meets second Thursday of each month
6:00pm - 7:00pm

This support group offers aphasia patients and families support, education and resources.  For more information, call (718) 226-2959.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
North 4A Day Room

Meets first Wednesday of each month
6:30pm - 7:30pm

For more information, call Lyndis Mills-Jude at (631) 301-2615.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Regina McGinn Center

Meets second Wednesday of each month
7:00pm - 8:30pm

This group is for survivors of acquired brain injury (ABI) or traumatic brain injury (TBI). For more information, contact Jan Wollney at (718) 734-2225.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Regina McGinn Center

Meets Saturdays
Noon - 1:30pm

This support group addresses the unique needs of women coping with breast cancer. Family members welcome. Penny Troiano, LCSW, is moderator. Call (718) 226-8888 for more information. Refreshments served.

Location:
Medical Arts Pavilion (MAP Building)
2nd Floor, Great Room
242 Mason Ave
Staten Island, NY

Young adult breast cancer support

Meets Tuesdays
6:00pm - 7:30pm

For patients and survivors aged 18 to 40. We offer a safe place for women and men to talk openly about their needs, wants, concerns and experiences during all stages of treatment, recovery and beyond. Led by Daniella Goon, Alexandra Vreeland, Penny Troiano, LCSW, and Ann Marie Quinn, LCSW.

Location:
Nalitt Cancer Center
2nd Floor Conference Room
256C Mason Avenue
Staten Island NY

Meets Mondays
Noon - 1:00pm

This group is for the caregiver. You have your own needs, concerns and questions that need to be answered—and we’re here for you.

Location:
256C Mason Avenue
Library Conference Room
2nd Floor
Staten Island, NY

Meets second Wednesday of the month
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Crohn’s and colitis support group meetings are often intimate gatherings where patients and their loved ones can share their stories, seek emotional support, find answers to their questions, and connect with a people who share their challenges.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Regina McGinn Center

Meets second Tuesday of the month
7:30pm - 9:30pm

Diabetes club provides current information to the community about diabetes from various experts. This group is open to anyone interested in learning more about diabetes.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Main Conference Room

Meets last Tuesday of the month
7:00pm - 9:00pm

This group supports families that have children with special needs.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Regina McGinn Center

Meets Fridays
6:30pm - 8:00pm

This support group is open to those coping with gambling as an addiction. For immediate support, call the GA hotline at (855) 222-5542.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Main Conference Room

Meets first Thursday of the month
8:00pm - 10:00pm

This support group is open to all patients and families with any heart conditions. For more information, call (718) 356-7898.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Regina McGinn Center 

Meets first Thursday of each month
7:30pm

This support group is for mothers dealing with the loss of an infant. For more information, please contact Ann Marie Catello at (718) 226-8851.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Regina McGinn Center
Diabetes Room

Meets third Wednesday of scheduled month (meets four times a year)
6:00pm - 7:30pm

This group provides support, education and mutual aid.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Board Room

Nar-Anon: New Hope

Meets every Wednesday
7:00pm - 8:00pm (except third Wednesday, starts at 6:30pm)

Nar-Anon family group provides support for the family and loved ones of those addicted to drugs.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Board Room

Narcotics Anonymous (NA): Staying Clean, Just for Today

Meets Thursdays
5:30pm - 6:30pm

NA is a nonprofit organization where addicts meet to help each other stay clean through the 12-step program. NA is a proven recovery program where addicts can achieve long-term abstinence.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital 
375 Seguine Avenue
Conference Room

Narcotics Anonymous: Together on Sunday

Meets Sundays
9:30am - 11:00am

Nar-Anon support group provides support for the family and loved ones of those addicted to narcotics.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Conference Room

Meets last Tuesday of the month
6:30pm - 8:00pm

For more information, please contact Maria Anderson, MS, CCC-SLP, at (718) 226-6521.

Location:
Nalitt Cancer Center
2nd Floor Conference Room
256C Mason Avenue
Staten Island, NY

Meets Saturdays and Sundays
10:30 - 11:30am; Mondays 7:00pm - 8:00pm

People of all ages dealing with overeating are invited to attend an informational and supportive meeting. For more information, contact (718) 605-1393.

Location: 
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Board Room

Overeaters Anonymous (OA) (North)

Meets Tuesdays
6:30pm - 9:30pm

People of all ages dealing with overeating are invited to attend an informational and supportive meeting. For more information, contact (718) 605-1393.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Regina McGinn Center

Meets first and third Monday each month
7:30pm - 9:30pm

This group gives single parents an opportunity to enhance personal growth, self-confidence and sensitivity toward others by offering an environment for support, friendship and the exchange of parenting techniques.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
375 Seguine Avenue
Main Conference Room

Meets Thursdays
5:30pm

Trying to quit smoking? Join this group for the education, resources and support you need to help you reach your goal. For more information, call (718) 226-6125.

Location:
Nalitt Cancer Center
256C Mason Avenue
3rd Floor 
Staten Island, NY

Meets Wednesdays
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Education and support for the stroke patient. For more information, call (718) 226-3519.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
4A Day Room

New Day Toastmasters

Meets Wednesdays
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn to become a better speaker and develop leadership skills. For more information, call (718) 979-5154.

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Regina McGinn Center

Toastmasters, Smedley

Meets last Tuesday of the month
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Regina McGinn Center

Toastmasters, Richmond County

Meets first and second Wednesday of the month
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location:
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Diabetic Conference Room