These groups, communities, or meeting places provide an opportunity for people with a common experience (such as a condition or disease, or a care-giving role) to share their concerns, and to seek and offer information and advice.
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Broward Ostomy Association of Florida
A support group for those with colostomy, ileostomy, or urostomy surgery, their friends and families. Monthly meetings and newsletter. An affiliate of United Ostomy Association.
Chicago North Suburban Chapter
Local section of the United Ostomy Association offers mutual aid and moral support through people who have learned to live with an ostomy.
Continent Diversion Network
Information and support provided by a section of the UOA, email and phone contact, useful links. Newsletter and literature order.
The East of Scotland ia
ia is a mutual support group and is a registered Scottish Charity.
The Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group
Primary aim is to help people who have to undergo surgery which involves the removal of their colon, colectomy, and the creation of either an ileostomy or an ileo-anal pouch.
Okanagan Ostomy Association
Volunteer support group for persons with or about to have ostomy surgery.
Oklahoma Chapters of the United Ostomy Association
Volunteer-based health organization offering mutual aid and moral support for people who have had or will have intestinal or urinary diversion surgery. Regional chapters linked.
Ostomy Association of Boston
Information and support groups for intestinal and urinary diversion, provided by the OAB.
Support in rehabilitation, information about products, monthly meetings including question and answer sessions, newsletter and email contact.
Rapides Parish Ostomy Association
Information, mutual aid and moral support for people with an intestinal or urinary diversion and for their families and friends. Email and newsletter.
Red Lion Group Pouch Page
Articles from newsletter, information, private messages, for people who have or are considering having a pouch operation.
South Plains Ostomy Association of Lubbock, Texas
Volunteer-based health group offering moral support for people with ostomies, colostomies, ileostomies, or urostomies. Families and friends are welcome to be involved in monthly meetings and activities.
United Ostomy Association of Canada Inc.
Volunteer-based health organization offering mutual aid and moral support for people who have had or will have intestinal or urinary diversion surgery
United Ostomy Association of Canada Inc., Vancouver, B.C. Chapter
A non-profit volunteer support group for people who have or are about to have ostomy or related surgery.
Winnipeg Ostomy Association
Includes information about services, news, and newsletters.
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