SUPPORT GROUPS

Helping You Succeed

You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus, and the support. ~ Sabrina Bryan

Many of us have never been able to talk about the hardships we deal with every day regarding weight. These support groups are full of people who understand and have experienced those hardships and can offer help to find solutions. They offer support to help each other stand strong while changing the course of our lives, taking control and beginning a new life full of hope, health and success. Our support groups are professionally staffed by our health educator. We work diligently to provide you with the tools you need to succeed to achieve and maintain your weight-loss goals.

Support Group Calendar

Grants Pass Support Group Grants Pass, OR – 1st Wednesday of each month (evening), 2nd Wednesday of each month (day)
Yreka California Support Group Yreka, CA – 1st Thursday of each month (evening)
Brookings Support Group Brookings, OR – 1st Saturday of each month (day)
Medford Oregon Support Group Medford, OR – 2nd Tuesday, 3rd Tuesday, 3rd Wednesday (Post Op), 2nd Thursday (day)
Klamath Falls Support Group Klamath Falls, OR – 3rd Monday of each month (evening)

Support Groups are open to anyone who has had bariatric surgery. No need to RSVP.

september

01sep1:00 pm3:00 pmBrookings Support GroupAll Procedures

05sep6:00 pm8:00 pmGrants Pass Support GroupAll Procedures

06sep6:00 pm8:00 pmYreka Support GroupAll Procedures

11sep6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Support GroupAll Procedures

12sep10:00 am12:00 pmGrants Pass Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

13sep10:00 am12:00 pmMedford Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

17sep6:00 pm7:30 pmKlamath Falls Support GroupAll Procedures

18sep6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Support GroupAll Procedures

19sep6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Post Op Support GroupPost Op Support Group

october

03oct6:00 pm8:00 pmGrants Pass Support GroupAll Procedures

04oct6:00 pm8:00 pmYreka Support GroupAll Procedures

06oct1:00 pm3:00 pmBrookings Support GroupAll Procedures

09oct6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Support GroupAll Procedures

10oct10:00 am12:00 pmGrants Pass Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

11oct10:00 am12:00 pmMedford Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

15oct6:00 pm7:30 pmKlamath Falls Support GroupAll Procedures

16oct6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Support GroupAll Procedures

17oct6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Post Op Support GroupPost Op Support Group

november

01nov6:00 pm8:00 pmYreka Support GroupAll Procedures

03nov1:00 pm3:00 pmBrookings Support GroupAll Procedures

07nov6:00 pm8:00 pmGrants Pass Support GroupAll Procedures

08nov10:00 am12:00 pmMedford Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

13nov6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Support GroupAll Procedures

14nov10:00 am12:00 pmGrants Pass Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

19nov6:00 pm7:30 pmKlamath Falls Support GroupAll Procedures

28nov6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Post Op Support GroupPost Op Support Group

december

01dec1:00 pm3:00 pmBrookings Support GroupAll Procedures

05dec6:00 pm8:00 pmGrants Pass Support GroupAll Procedures

06dec6:00 pm8:00 pmYreka Support GroupAll Procedures

11dec6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Support GroupAll Procedures

12dec10:00 am12:00 pmGrants Pass Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

13dec10:00 am12:00 pmMedford Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

17dec6:00 pm7:30 pmKlamath Falls Support GroupAll Procedures

19dec6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Post Op Support GroupPost Op Support Group

january

02jan6:00 pm8:00 pmGrants Pass Support GroupAll Procedures

03jan6:00 pm8:00 pmYreka Support GroupAll Procedures

05jan1:00 pm3:00 pmBrookings Support GroupAll Procedures

08jan6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Support GroupAll Procedures

09jan10:00 am12:00 pmGrants Pass Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

10jan10:00 am12:00 pmMedford Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

16jan6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Post Op Support GroupPost Op Support Group

21jan6:00 pm7:30 pmKlamath Falls Support GroupAll Procedures

february

02feb1:00 pm3:00 pmBrookings Support GroupAll Procedures

06feb6:00 pm8:00 pmGrants Pass Support GroupAll Procedures

07feb6:00 pm8:00 pmYreka Support GroupAll Procedures

12feb6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Support GroupAll Procedures

13feb10:00 am12:00 pmGrants Pass Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

14feb10:00 am12:00 pmMedford Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

18feb6:00 pm7:30 pmKlamath Falls Support GroupAll Procedures

20feb6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Post Op Support GroupPost Op Support Group

march

02mar1:00 pm3:00 pmBrookings Support GroupAll Procedures

06mar6:00 pm8:00 pmGrants Pass Support GroupAll Procedures

07mar6:00 pm8:00 pmYreka Support GroupAll Procedures

12mar6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Support GroupAll Procedures

13mar10:00 am12:00 pmGrants Pass Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

18mar6:00 pm7:30 pmKlamath Falls Support GroupAll Procedures

20mar6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Post Op Support GroupPost Op Support Group

april

03apr6:00 pm8:00 pmGrants Pass Support GroupAll Procedures

04apr6:00 pm8:00 pmYreka Support GroupAll Procedures

06apr1:00 pm3:00 pmBrookings Support GroupAll Procedures

09apr6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Support GroupAll Procedures

10apr10:00 am12:00 pmMedford Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

10apr10:00 am12:00 pmGrants Pass Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

15apr6:00 pm7:30 pmKlamath Falls Support GroupAll Procedures

17apr6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Post Op Support GroupPost Op Support Group

may

01may6:00 pm8:00 pmGrants Pass Support GroupAll Procedures

02may6:00 pm8:00 pmYreka Support GroupAll Procedures

04may1:00 pm3:00 pmBrookings Support GroupAll Procedures

08may10:00 am12:00 pmMedford Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

08may10:00 am12:00 pmGrants Pass Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

14may6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Support GroupAll Procedures

15may6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Post Op Support GroupPost Op Support Group

20may6:00 pm7:30 pmKlamath Falls Support GroupAll Procedures

june

01jun1:00 pm3:00 pmBrookings Support GroupAll Procedures

05jun6:00 pm8:00 pmGrants Pass Support GroupAll Procedures

06jun6:00 pm8:00 pmYreka Support GroupAll Procedures

11jun6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Support GroupAll Procedures

12jun10:00 am12:00 pmGrants Pass Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

17jun6:00 pm7:30 pmKlamath Falls Support GroupAll Procedures

19jun6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Post Op Support GroupPost Op Support Group

july

03jul6:00 pm8:00 pmGrants Pass Support GroupAll Procedures

04jul6:00 pm8:00 pmYreka Support GroupAll Procedures

06jul1:00 pm3:00 pmBrookings Support GroupAll Procedures

10jul10:00 am12:00 pmMedford Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

15jul6:00 pm7:30 pmKlamath Falls Support GroupAll Procedures

17jul6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Post Op Support GroupPost Op Support Group

august

01aug6:00 pm8:00 pmYreka Support GroupAll Procedures

03aug1:00 pm3:00 pmBrookings Support GroupAll Procedures

07aug6:00 pm8:00 pmGrants Pass Support GroupAll Procedures

14aug10:00 am12:00 pmMedford Support Group - DaytimeAll Procedures

19aug6:00 pm7:30 pmKlamath Falls Support GroupAll Procedures

21aug6:00 pm8:00 pmMedford Post Op Support GroupPost Op Support Group

Online Resources

Weight Loss Surgery Podcast
In 2013, our family nurse practitioner Reeger Cortell launched the Weight Loss Surgery Podcast as a by-product of her passion and caring for people suffering from the disease of obesity. Her podcast is a mix of professional musings, interviews with people who have had bariatric surgery, and interviews with professionals in the area of obesity medicine.

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
The vision of the Society is to improve public health and well being by lessening the burden of the disease of obesity and related diseases throughout the world.

Obesity Action Coalition
The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is a nearly 50,000 member-strong national non-profit organization dedicated to giving a voice to the individual affected by the disease of obesity and helping individuals along their journey toward better health through education, advocacy and support.

Obesity Help
ObesityHelp.com connects you with people who have had or are considering bariatric surgery.  This site has great personal accountability tools and resources to support you in your long term success.

Bariatric Pal
BariatricPal.com’s goal is to provide a unique platform for patients and potential patients alike that enables you to make informed choices involving your surgery decisions as well as providing you the support you need to meet your goals.

Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America
The WLSFA is a nonprofit powered by Weight loss surgery patients & their supporters, bariatric surgeons & their staff, hospitals and corporations. Together they raise funds and gather resources to give away in the form of Surgery Grants to people denied access to the medical treatment of obesity.

MyFitnessPal
Over 65 million people have lost weight with MyFitnessPal’s FREE calorie counter. Get free access to the world’s largest nutrition and calorie database.

I have my life back!

I was able to drop 8 medications from the day of surgery and have not looked back! WOO HOO! I AM ECSTATIC! I feel so much better; I have more energy and recently was able to complete a 4 mile hike along the Oregon Coast without effort.

Call (541) 930-7819. Your transformation starts here.

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