Support Groups

RMC support groups are offered at no cost. All groups are facilitated by a member of the RMC Staff.

Please call 256-235-5146 to confirm meeting times and locations.

After Care Mental Health Support - Meets every Wednesday from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm in Suite 301, Physician's Center. If you have questions please call 256-235-5146.

Alcoholics Anonymous - A support group that meets each Tuesday at noon in the Tyler Center Galley. The group facilitator is Ken Taylor. Please call 256-235-5146 for additional information.

AL-Anon - A community resource for family recovery from alcoholism. Meets every Tuesday at noon in the Physician's Building at RMC, 3rd floor, Room 301. Feel free to bring a bag lunch. For further information please call Peggy at 256-453-0062.

Alzheimer’s Support Group – For families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease. Meets every Thursday at 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM on the 4th floor of the Physician Center, Suite 406. Facilitators are Jim Wilson and Patricia Ballard. If you have any questions please call 256-235-5146.

New Beginnings Support Group - Meets 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm, is open to all persons interested in bariatric surgery or those who have had bariatric surgery as well as support persons. Meetings will be held at Woodstock Medical, 409 East 10th St. Contact Louise Aldridge L.P.N. at 256-453-7193 or the office at 256-236-1300.

Breast Feeding Support Group - Every Wednesday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Women's Pavillion. Please call 256-235-5146 for additional information.

Fibromyalgia Support Group and the Lupus Support Group - meets together on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 12:00 pm in the 1st Floor Cafeteria Overflow Dining Room. Debi Parsley is Facilitator, 256-835-2554, email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Grief Support Group – For anyone who has experienced a loss through the death of a loved one. Meets the 1st  and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 1:00 PM in the Cancer Resource Center in the Physician's Office Building, 4th floor, suite 406. For further information contact Chaplain Wilson – 256-235-5146.

Lost Cord Support Group - For Laryngectomees and their families.  Meets last Wednesday of each month at 10:00 AM in the Tyler Center.  Joanie Russ - Director - 256-235-5155.

Mental Health Support Group - For patients with bi-polar, depression, and other disorders, and those interested in providing support. Meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM in the Tyler Center Break room. Facilitators are Jodi Haynes, Steve Godwin, Carla Culp, and Donna Shockley. For further information please call 256-235-5146.

Neonatal Bereavement Support Group - For parents whose newborn children have died.  Meets for special gatherings four times each year.  Call 235-5132 Ext. 2 for information.

Ostomy Support Group - An education and support group for all ostomy patients, family, and friends.  Meets quarterly.  Call 256-235-5146 for date and location.

Steel Magnolias - Breast Cancer Support Group - For patients in treatment or recovery and their significant others.  Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:00 pm in the new Private Dining Room RMC, 1st Floor. (No December Meeting) Men of Steel (for men supporting women) meets at same time.  256-231-8827.

Touch Cancer Support Group - A support group for all cancer patients and their families, including Prostate.   Meets on 2nd Tuesday each month at noon (12:00) in the Overflow Dining Room.   Lunch is provided.  A cooperative effort by the American Cancer Society, Interfaith Ministries, and RMC.  Please call 256-235-5146 for information.