Support Groups

Find support when you need it

Important update: Due to COVID-19 all in-person support groups have been canceled however please join us for a virtual Stroke Support Group!


Please join us for a virtual Stroke Support Group meeting!

The virtual Stroke Support Group will be led by members of the Stroke Resource Center.  Tucson Medical Center is supporting the Zoom meeting.  If you are interested in attending please register in advance using the link below.  We will send a link to access the Zoom meeting details the day before to all registered participants.

Stroke Support Group
Monday, July 20
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Via Zoom
Instructions to access Zoom meeting
Register here!

*Future meeting dates are: August 17 and September 21

We hope to see you on Monday, July 20!

You’re not alone.

Stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) survivors and their caregivers are often helped by talking to others who have had similar experiences. There are a number of stroke support groups in the community; the resources are provided below. It is always a good idea to contact a group representative to determine the current meeting times and nature of the support group.

Encompass Stroke Support Group

Fourth Thursday of every month | 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Contact Amber Bass or Kristin McHaley Haeflinger at (520) 544-5260 or (520) 742-2800 for more information.

Encompass Rehabilitation Hospital of Southern Arizona
1921 West Hospital Drive | Tucson, AZ 85704 (Directions)
http://www.healthsouthsouthernarizona.com/en/hospital-programs/support-groups

Encompass Rehabilitation Institute of Tucson
2650 N. Wyatt Drive | Tucson, AZ 85712 (Directions)

Third Thursday of every month | 11:00 AM

Contact geneva.kaplan@healthsouth.com

Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital

Outpatient Rehabilitation Group Room
350 N. Wilmot Rd. | Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 873-3000
https://www.carondelet.org/patients/support-groups

Carondelet Communication Support Group

Tuesdays from 11:00 AM -12:00 PM| Tucson

This group supports individuals with communication deficits due to stroke, traumatic brain injury or other neurologic conditions resulting in aphasia, dysarthria, or voice or pragmatic disorders. The purpose is to utilize the group process to improve communication skills, practice compensatory techniques and receive support from other individuals with communication difficulties. Contact Jack Kriendler at (520) 873-3497

Carondelet Life After Stroke Support Group

The goal of the Life After Stroke Support Group is to provide a forum for families, friends and survivors to learn about stroke and to provide support for each other. Contact Tom Slauson at (520) 218-5004 for meeting dates and times.