Support And Self Care
Cancer Foundation for New Mexico’s groups are being held via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the most current information, call: 505-955-7931. • Living with Cancer—a group that addresses the concept of living well with a chronic illness and the associated grief, loss and fears for people dealing with recurrent or metastatic cancer from 1 to 2:30 p.m. every Wednesday. For remote access, email Janet Smith, RN, at email@example.com or call 505795-4814. • Together—an opportunity for caregivers, family and friends of cancer patients to share with others and discover hope and healing in a compassionate, non-judgmental setting. For remote access to the 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday session, email Ronni Levine, LMFT, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 909-896-3816. For remote access to the 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, email Lori Padilla, MA, LMHC, at email@example.com or call 505-670-5643. • Write to Heal—a free, eight-week expressive writing workshop for cancer patients and survivors held in Santa Fe and Los Alamos. For information about the next scheduled workshop, contact Joanne Brown, a cancer survivor and MSW, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call or text 510-381-1205. Christus St. Vincent Holistic Health & Wellness, 490-B W. Zia Road, Suite 4, has postponed its support groups and classes during the pandemic. For the most current information, call 505-913-3820. Typically the center offers meditation classes, educational workshops and support groups for multiple myeloma and surviving sisters. UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center is offering online Zoom video and phone classes and workshops, including sessions with a registered dietitian, caregiving journaling, survivors writing together, and counseling and resources. For more information: 505-272-4946 or visit the online calendar at goto.unm. edu/cancer-support. Contact Jill Schulke at 505-925-0188 if you need individual counseling.