Support Groups and Special Services

Breastfeeding Support Group

The MilkyWay Moms Breastfeeding Group meets monthly on the second Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. and on the fourth Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Maury Regional Annex located at 1223 Trotwood Avenue (next to McDonald’s). This group is for new and expectant mothers to find encouragement from veteran mothers who understand the challenges that breastfeeding can present. For more information, call the Lactation Office at Maury Regional at 931.490.7074.

Breast Cancer Support Group

Women who have experienced breast cancer, guest speakers, and trained professionals provide support and solutions to problems. Meets on the third Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at Maury Regional Medical Center in the Women's Center, located in the Outpatient Pavilion. The group does not meet in July, August or December. For more information, call 931.540.4166.

Coping with Cancer Support Group

The mission of the group is to support those who are diagnosed with cancer and to provide them with an opportunity to share their frustrations, fears and feelings. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. at the MRMC Cancer Center at Columbia Mall. For more information, call 931.490.7192.

Celiac Support Group

The Celiac Support Group helps people learn about products and recipes that help to maintain a gluten-free diet for those with Celiac disease, a condition that makes them unable to tolerate wheat, rye and barley.  Attendees include patients, their family members and anyone else who may be interested. Meetings are held quarterly at Maury Regional Medical Center. For more information, call 931.381.1111, extension 1275.

Diabetes Education Group

Persons diagnosed with diabetes and their family members join together to learn more about the disease and its treatments. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. at Maury Regional Medical Center. Topics and presenters vary with each program. For more information, call 931.540.4324.

Grief Support Group

Maury Regional Medical Center hosts a series of grief support group meetings facilitated by MRMC Chaplain Lyndall Propst. Meetings are held in the chapel located near the main entrance to the medical center at 5:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month. The goal is to help those dealing with grief to find healthy ways to cope with the pain and to work toward finding a balance between remembering a loved one and leading a healthy productive life. There are also grief support group meetings held at Marshall Medical Center, Wayne Medical Center and Lewis Health Center. Please visit the Calendar of Events for future meeting dates. Registration is not required. For more information, call 931.540.4243.

Healthy Hearts Education Group

The Healthy Hearts Education Group meets quarterly to share timely information focused on the management of heart disease and to learn more about maintaining good heart health. For more information, call 931.490.7283.

Ostomy Partners

Persons with an ileostomy, colostomy, or urostomy meet the fourth Thursday of each month at Maury Regional Medical Center. Family members and friends are invited to attend. For more information, call 931.490.4600.

Pastoral Care Services

Maury Regional Medical Center’s Pastoral Care Department supports the spiritual, religious, personal and emotional needs and concerns of patients, families and caregivers by providing appropriate pastoral resources. Care is available to people of all faiths and you may request to be visited by a minister of your specific denomination or a coordinator with pastoral care training. Referrals to the Pastoral Care Department can be initiated on behalf of any patient, family member or caregiver requesting pastoral care services. You may request a visit by our Pastoral Care Coordinator in one of the following ways:

  • Let your nurse know that you would like a visit. She will contact the Pastoral Care Coordinator for you.
  • Call 540.4243, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (leave a message if no answer).
  • Call pager number 353.0258.

The Pastoral Care Department is dedicated to help better serve and benefit the needs of our patients and their families.

Reach to Recovery

Reach to Recovery is an American Cancer Society volunteer visitation program for breast surgery patients. The volunteer visitor provides emotional support and also an educational kit containing a temporary prostheses and information. For more information, call 800.277.2345.

Stroke Support Group

Maury Regional Medical Center's Stroke Support Group meets at 6 p.m. in the Maury Regional Annex located at 1223 Trotwood Avenue the fourth Thursday of each month (except for a combined November/December meeting). This support group is for those who have experienced a stroke as well as their family, caregivers and friends. If you or someone you know has experienced a stroke, please join us for these free meetings. For more information, call 931.840.4446.

NOTE: This information is subject to change. Participants are encouraged to call the appropriate number prior to attending. You may also check the Calendar of Events for upcoming meeting information.



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