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

may

19may10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

27may6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

june

04jun6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

06jun10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

09jun6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

11jun10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

16jun10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

24jun6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

july

02jul6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

09jul10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

14jul6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

21jul10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

22jul6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

august

01aug10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

06aug6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

11aug6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

13aug10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

18aug10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

26aug6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

september

03sep6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

05sep10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

08sep6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

10sep10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

15sep10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

23sep6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

october

01oct6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

03oct10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

08oct10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

13oct6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

20oct10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

28oct6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

november

05nov6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

07nov10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

10nov6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

12nov10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

17nov10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

25nov6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

december

03dec6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

05dec10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

08dec6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

10dec10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

15dec10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

23dec6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

january

02jan10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

07jan6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

12jan6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

14jan10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

19jan10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

27jan6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

february

04feb6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

06feb10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

09feb6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

11feb10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

16feb10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

24feb6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

march

04mar6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

06mar10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

09mar6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

11mar10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

16mar10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

24mar6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

april

01apr6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

03apr10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

08apr10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

13apr6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

20apr10:00 am11:30 amVirtual Support Group - AM - Mark MortonsonAll Procedures

28apr6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual Support Group - PM - Beth Eckerd, PhdAll Procedures

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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