Patient Support Groups

You’re Not Alone

We all face struggles in our life. Whether it’s an ongoing fear, a chronic illness or a sudden death in the family, we want to assist you through troubled times. That’s why we provide a space for you to talk with others who have similar experiences. Valley Baptist’s support groups are designed to give you a place to share your experiences and learn from others in an open, caring and helpful environment. Below are just a few of the support groups available to you at Valley Baptist:

Bereavement Support Group

This support group meets the  first Tuesday of odd numbered months (Jan-Mar-May-June-Sept-Nov) from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Boggus Education Pavilion, Room 5, at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen.

HOPE Stroke Support Group

The HOPE Stroke Support group is held the third Tuesday of every  month at 6 p.m. in the Woodward Conference Center at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen.  Stroke survivors, family member s and community members are welcome.  For more information, contact Stroke Coordinator Erlinda Abantao at Erlinda.Abantao@valleybaptist.net

Diabetes Support Group, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen  

This group meets the first Thursday of every month, September through May, unless falls on a major holiday.

Diabetes Support Group, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville

This group meets the last Thursday of every monthfrom 5:30 p.m to 6:30  in the Surgical and Medical Weight Loss office .

Post Partum Support Group

This group meets every Monday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Healthy Women’s Center-Paredes Line Road, Brownsville

Lupus Support Group

The Lupus Support Group meets the second Tuesday of every month in the Woodward Conference Center at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.  All are welcome.

Bariatric Support Group, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen

The “New Beginnings” Support Group meets the third Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m. at the Boggus Education Pavilion

The “2+ Years” Support Group meets the fourth Tuesday of every month, 5:30 p.m. at the Surgical and Medical Weight Loss Center.

Bariatric Support Group, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville

This group meets the second Tuesday of every month in the Surgical and Medical Weight Loss Program at Valley Baptist Brownsville at 5 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, you may contact Pastoral Services at (956) 389-1194, or for general support group information, please call (855) 720-7448.