Support groups

If you are attending a support group meeting for the first time, we recommend that you call ahead of time to confirm that no changes in the schedule have been made.

If you would like to have your group added to this list, please contact Christa McAlpin at (513) 569-5251 or by email with the contact name, phone number, time, and meeting place of your organization.


Acoustic Neuroma Support Group: Meets in Cincinnati; contact Alice Wedding at 513.831.0336.

Brain Aneurysm Support Group (Tri-State): Meets the first Wednesday of every month, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at University  Hospital. Please visit www.TSBAconnex.org  or call (513) 569-5346 (Support Group Info Line).

Epilepsy Support Groups: For a complete list of support groups throughout the region, contact the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Cincinnati at 513.721.2905 or www.cincinnatiepilepsy.org

Parkinson's Exercise Class at Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care: Exercise classes for people with Parkinson's disease will be held on Mondays at 1:00pm as well as Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11:00am. The classes will take place at the Wellness Center, located on the A level. This is specifically designed for people with Parkinson's disease and is based on the most current research and established exercise guidelines. It includes stretching, strengthening and coordination exercises and is appropriate for people at various stages of Parkinson's disease. For more information, call Angela Perkins at (513) 918-2500.

Parkinson Support & Wellness: Patients and their families can contact local tristate support groups through the Parkinson Support and Wellness at 513-558-0113 or visit parkinsoncincinnati.org.

UC Gardner Family Center Caregiver Support Group and Patient Education Group: The Gardner Family Center for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders offers a monthly support group, for people with Parkinson's Disease and their caregivers/family members. The group will provide emotional support from other people experienceing similar situations, and educational guidance from professionals in the field. The support group takes place on the second Thursday of each month, from 5 to 6:30pm at the UC Health Women's Center Community Room, 7675 Wellness Way, Suite 4000, West Chester, Ohio 45069. For more information email Michanne.Davis@uchealth.com or Julie.Gohs@uchealth.com.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Support: Online support group is available at the TNA Facial Pain Association 800-923-3608. fpa-support.org