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 New Haven Health: Brain Tumor Support Group

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 tumor.  Patients have an opportunity to learn first-hand from others who have experienced similar surgeries and therapies.  It provides an informal setting to talk, listen, and learn more about what resources are available and to support one another.  Meetings are the third Monday of every month, 3:00-4:00 P.M. at Yale New Haven Hospital, 55 Park Street, Contact Information: Andrea Laudano (203) 785-2791 or  More information.

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.  

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

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