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Support Groups

The support you need no matter what you’re going through

Sharing what you’re going through and knowing that you’re not alone can make all the difference when facing a difficult diagnosis, the loss of a loved one or when learning to navigate the world as a new mom. Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System offers a variety of support groups where you can meet others facing the same challenges you are and learn the best ways to cope from our experts. From cancer to heart disease, losing a loved one to learning how to breastfeed, we know just what you’re going through and we can help.

Cancer Support Groups

Look Good, Feel Better

Second Monday of every month
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Conference Room

This is a free makeover program open to all women receiving chemotherapy, radiation or other forms of treatment.

The goal of the program is to help women manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Call 864-560-6747 to register. 

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

Every Monday
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute

Maintaining a healthy weight after the completion of cancer treatment can be challenging, but with the proper tools and support, you can achieve your weight-loss goals.

TOPS is a weight loss support group for cancer survivors. For more information on becoming a member, email

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Tai Chi for Cancer Survivors

Every Tuesday
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Gibbs Cancer Center Activity Room

Cancer patients and survivors learn how to improve balance, breathing and relaxation.

Registration is not required for this free event. For more information, call 864-560-6747.

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Yoga for Cancer Survivors

Every Thursday
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Gibbs Cancer Center Activity Room

Our registered yoga instructor teaches cancer patients and survivors to relax mind and body with gentle yoga.

Beginners and those with yoga experience are welcome. Registration is not required for this free event. Call 864-560-6747 for more information. 

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Heart & Stroke Support Groups

Heart Matters Support Group

Third Wednesday of every month
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, Spartanburg

Led by a Mayo Clinic-trained facilitator, WomenHeart is a support group for women to express their feelings as a part of a peer group that understands the emotional toll of a heart disease diagnosis.

This group meets on the third Wednesday of each month and is open to any woman with a history of heart disease. Lunch will be provided. Register online at or call 864-560-4472 for more information.

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Diabetes & Weight Loss Support Groups

Carolina Carb Counters

First Tuesday of every month
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Medical Group of the Carolinas – Diabetes Education, Regional Outpatient Center

Interested in learning more about diabetes? Carolina Carb Counters is a FREE diabetes support group which meets on the first Thursday of every month.

Certified diabetes educators lead the discussion and answer questions. Everyone is welcome; no registration is necessary.

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Uplift Support Group

Second Tuesday of every month
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Regional Outpatient Center fifth floor, Family Medicine Conference Room

This free support group, led by a clinical therapist, is offered to all pre- and post-surgical weight loss patients in the Upstate. The goal is to build a strong support system for patients prior to surgery that promotes healthy lifestyle changes and behavior modification that patients can build upon after surgery. No registration is necessary.

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New Motherhood Support Groups

Table for Two

Montgomery Tower Second-Floor Classroom

Table for Two is a weekly support group for new moms and their babies. Babies between two weeks and six months old are invited to attend. This group gives mothers an opportunity to meet other new moms, ask questions and share concerns.

Register online or call 864-560-BABY (2294) for more information.

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