Here is a listing of support groups in your area. We encourage you to attend these local programs. If there is not a group in your area, or if the groups listed are not at a convenient time, try our online support education group! Our online support group is a four-week program with weekly chat sessions that cover specific IBD-related topics and allows participants to share their views.
Maine Medical Center, Scarborough Campus.From 7:00-9:30pm on the second Tuesday of each month. Location :Health Resource Room. Attendees should use the West Entrance.
Meets: Tuesday, Monthly, Second Tuesday
55 North Lake Avenue
Worcester, MA 01655
A group for children and teens with IBD and all of their family members (including siblings!). Meets on the 2nd floor of the Benedict building in the Stress Reduction Room at the UMass Medical Center, University Campus.
Meets: 3rd Thursday, Monthly
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
Hasbro Children's Hospital.Location: Room 151. The group will now be holding separate groups for Teens, Parents and Kids. See dates below: Teens-11/6, 12/11, and 1/8. Parents-likely 2/5 Kids-3/5, 4/16, 5/7
Meets: Wednesday, Monthly
Bangor, ME 04401
Support Group for Bangor, ME. New Meeting Location! St. Joseph's Hospital, in the Chapman Room on the Second Floor. Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month.
Meets: 2nd Thursday, Monthly
Springfield, MA 1199
Announcing a new support group in western Massachusetts! MEETINGS BEGIN IN FEBRUARY. Come meet with other people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to tell your story and offer and receive support. The group is for education and mutual support, and can include guest speakers on various topics if we like. Everything said there will be held in confidence. Meets at Bay State Hospital in Springfield, Davis Family Heart and Vascular Center, Room 3005, 2 to 4pm. Check in at Daly Front Entrance Desk for directions.
Meets: Sunday, First Sunday, Monthly
Orono, ME 04473
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the University of Maine in the Walker Room of the Memorial Union, There will be no meetings in December or January. Some meetings will feature guest speakers.
Meets: 2nd Wednesday, Monthly
51 Union Street
Worcester, MA 01608
A support group for individuals affected by IBD in the Worcester area. Meets the last Wednesday of every month, in room G02 (lower level). New Start time! 6:00pm! NOTE: Due to the Holidays, the November/December meetings will be combined to one meeting on Wednesday, Dec 10th at 6pm at the same location.
Meets: Last Wednesday , Monthly