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Ohio Support Groups

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Virtual Support Group:  Meets 2nd Wednesday monthly at 7 - 8 PM by phone.  Call toll-free
1-866-398-2885 and enter code 395852 .  

Akron / Canton:  Meets 2nd Thursday of each month May – October at 6:30 PM at NEW LOCATION - Rising Sun Holistic Choices, 4216 Hills and Dales Rd., Canton 44708.  Leaders: Trisha Gosselin, and Sherri Konopinski -

Central Ohio / Greater Columbus: Meets every other month April – October. Dates for 2019: April 28, June 30, August 24 and October 27 at 2-5 PM. August 24 meeting is a Patient Education Day at the Martha Morehouse Pavilion Auditorium at The Ohio State University. The time for the education day will be posted soon.  Location of all other meetings (besides August 24): Villas at Glenealy Clubhouse, 6315 Donegan Way, Dublin, OH 43016. Co-Leaders: Ann Barnhart, (614) 717- 6790, and Barb Talicska, .

Dayton Area:
  OCTOBER MEETING IS CANCELLED.  This group has concluded meetings for the year.  Leader: Penny Davis (937) 554-1425,

Greater Cincinnati: Meets 2nd Saturday of the month in April, June, September and December. April meeting is a Cincinnati / Dayton Patient Education Day at 9 AM - 1:30 PM at Daniel Drake Center Conference Center, 151 W. Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati. All other meetings held at 1 – 3 PM at St. Aloysius, 4721 Reading Rd. (near Norwood Lateral), Cincinnati, OH. Co-Leaders: Gabrielle Freeman - and Greta O’Neal .

Northeast Ohio/Greater Cleveland:  Meets monthly 4th Thursday each month at 5:30 PM – dinner; 6:30 PM - meeting, April - October.   Location: Michael's Place Restaurant, party room, 12841 State Rd., North Royalton, OH  44133, 440-237-2212. Co-Leaders:  Anne Davis (440) 212-2880, , Cheryl Wilson,, and Donna Teaman.

NEW LOCATION is University of Toledo Medical Center, Rupert Health Center, Office D (shared space with OB/GYN clinic).  Round bldg. right next door to the Radisson hotel. Enter from South or East entrance.  Leader:  Lois Spratt

Youngstown Area Support Group: Meets once per month on Mondays.  Dates for 2019: March 11, April 1, May 6, July 1,  August 5, September 9, October 7, November 4, December 2.  Location: Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Rd., Canfield, OH. (330) 793-0033. Dinner at 5:30, meeting at 6 PM.  Leader: Leni Schulz (330) 654-2538,

For directions and meeting topics, contact the support group leader listed or email