Support Groups

Brain Tumor Survivor and Caregiver Support Group at Hartford Hospital

All patients with a primary brain tumor, and their friends and families, are welcome. Participants need not be a patient at Hartford Hospital.  For registration and location information, please call Erin Mangan, R.N., Nurse Navigator for Brain Tumor Patients, at (860) 972-5808.  Meetings are generally held on the first Thursday of the month.  View and download 2015-2016 Support Group Calendar and Location Information.

Yale School of Medicine: Support for Brain Tumor Patients and Families

A monthly support group meeting for brain tumor patients and their families provides continuing emotional and educational support to those living with a diagnosis of brain cancer. Patients have an opportunity to learn first-hand from others who have experienced similar surgeries and thwrenerapies. It provides an informal setting to talk, listen and learn more about what resources are available.  Contact Information:  Angela Thomas, LCSW (203) 688-7528

Lawrence and Memorial Hospital TBI/ABI Support Group

Brain Tumor Patients and Caregivers are welcome to attend the TBI/ABI Support Group led by Heather Turner, M.A., CCC-SLP.  The group meets in Conference Room 2 by the cafeteria from 4:30-6:00 P.M. on the 2nd floor of Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.  

Upcoming meeting dates are:

October 27, 2016
November 17, 2016
December 15, 2016
January 26, 2017

For more information, please contact Heather Turner by phone at (860) 442-0711, ext. 2246 or by e-mail at

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