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
881 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Boston University Health Center. An IBD support group designed for college-aged individuals who are directly or indirectly affected. Designed to build a community and encouragement for youth to pursue educational goals while living with a chronic disease. First Last of the 2013 semester be 12/9 at 6pm, in Dr. McBride's Office.
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. Support Group for Parents of Children with IBD and a Support Group for Children with IBD (Meet Simultaneously). Location: Room 151
Meets: Wednesday, Monthly
360 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401, USA
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
850 Boylston Street, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
Brookline, MA 02445
A support group for those diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Each meeting will cover various topics and will allow you to meet, share experiences and connect with others with IBD.
Meets: 2nd Tuesday, 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
3640 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01107, USA
Springfield, MA 01107
For Teens and Young Adults.Takes place at the Pediatric GI & Nutrition Group, 3640 Main St, Springfield, MA 01107, Suite 204 on the 2nd and 4th Sat of every month at 10:00am, starting in February 2014.
Meets: Satuday, 2nd and 4th Saturday, Bi-monthly