It matters to this one – Support groups directory is a weekly Laurel Community Volunteer Examiner column that lists support groups and health/social service resources that offer either free or low-cost support in the Laurel, Maryland quad-county area. Call to confirm dates, times and locations. Contact phone numbers and hypertext are provided at the links below.
Because some organizations provide more than one type of support, for example, addiction recovery and breathing disorders, some links will contain information about more than one type of support group.
Click on the links below for more information about the support groups and services.
Disclaimer: The support groups, communicators and support group networks listed below are provided for educational and informational purposes only. Support groups are not a substitute in any way for medical treatment, advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified heath provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have learned from any support group.
New!! this week. Business Women’s Network of Howard County.
ALS or Lou Gerhig’s disease
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Business Women’s Network of Howard County
Cancer support groups for young adults
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Diabetes – Type I
Dogs Finding Dogs
Grieving a personal loss
Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center
Interstitial Cystitis (IC)/Painful Bladder Syndrome (PBS)
Job Club – Columbia, MD
Laurel Regional Hospital
Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health
NAMI of Howard County
Online on the homefront – military families
Prescriptions – patient assistance programs
Professional Healthcare Resources services
Society of Military Widows
Young adults with mental illness