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Birmingham, ALBetter Breathers of Birmingham, 3rd Floor Classroom, St Vincent’s Lakewood Fitness Center, One Lakeshore Drive Suite 200, Homewood, AL 35209
Boaz, ALBetter Breathers, Boaz Recreation Center, 2nd Thur, 1:00 pm, Dean Barnard (256) 593–4692
Dothan, ALBetter Breathers Club, Southeast Alabama Medical Center, 1108 Ross Clark Circle, 3rd Tues, 10:00 am, Wendy Press (334) 793–8025
Florence, ALEasy Breathers, Church of The Good Shepherd, 2001 Cloyd Blvd, Florence, AL 35630, 1st Wed, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, Mary Lynn Jackson, RRT, (256) 768–9397. A light lunch is served with a program following. Sponsored by the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital Coffee Memorial in Florence.
Guntersville, ALBetter Breathers, Therapy Plus Bldg, Marshall Medical Center North, 2nd Tues, 1:30 pm, Dean Barnard (256) 593–4692
Huntsville, ALBreath Easy Support Group, First Baptist Church, Family Life Center, 600 Governors Drive, Huntsville, AL, 4th Thur, 12:00 noon, Lunch provided, Tim Byrum (256) 517–7071
Opelika, ALBetter Breathers Club, East Alabama Medical Center, 2000 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika, AL 36801, call for dates and times, (334) 749–3411
Mobile, ALBetter Breathers Club, Gerald Wallace Auditorium, Springhill Medical Center, 3719 Dauphin St, 4th Mon, 2:00 pm, 461–2438
Anchorage & Mat–Su Valley, AKGeneva Woods Health Care, Troy Kuhlman (907) 272–0002
Anchorage, AKThe Puff’ns, Graduates of the pulmonary rehabilitation program at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage meet monthly for pot luck dinners and support groups. Contact Elise at (907) 562–2211 ext 5131
Bullhead City, AZShrine Building, 2580 Miracle Mile, Bullhead City, AZ, 1st Thur, 11:00 am, Bonnie Papke 704–1194
Chandler, AZBetter Breathers Club, Chandler Regional Hospital, Morrison Bldg, 3rd Wed, 2:00 pm, (480) 821–3256
Green Valley, AZBetter Breathers Support Group, St Francis–in–the–Valley Episcopal Church, 600 La Canada Drive, 3rd Thur, 11:00 am, Ed Gustafson 648–7517
Phoenix, AZAmerican Lung Association in Arizona, 102 W McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85003, 1–800–LUNGUSA, (602) 258–7505, Dir: (602) 429–0005, Fax (877) 276–2108, American Lung Association
Phoenix, AZSamaritan Support Groups, call 230–2273
Phoenix, AZBetter Breathers Club, John C Lincoln North Mountain Campus, 250 E Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, 4th Thur, 2:00 pm, (602) 870–6060, Ext 5793
Phoenix, AZPulmonary Support Group, Maryvale Samaritan Medical Center, 5102 W Campbell Ave, Phoenix 848–5128
Phoenix, AZPulmonary PEP Club, 461–2222
Sierra Vista, AZBetter Breathers Club, Jenney Room (located in the back of the cafeteria at) Sierra Vista Regional Health Center, 3rd Tues, 3:45 pm, call Bridget McGowan or Brittany Young at 417–4528
Sun City, AZRespiratory Support Group, Community Education Building, 13632 North 99th, 2nd Tues, 1:30 pm, 1–623–876–5700
Tucson, AZSt Joseph Hospital, monthly, Charlotte or Tim, 721–3910
Baxter, ARBetter Breathers Support Group, Baxter Regional Center on Aging, 618 Broadmoor Drive, 2nd Fri, 2:00 pm, 508–1569
Better Breathers Club, WRMC Center for Health Education, 2nd Tues, 12:00 noon, 442–1237
Fort Smith, AR
River Valley Better Breathers Club, First Christian Church, 3600 Free Ferry Road, Fort Smith, AR, 2nd Mon, 5:30 to 7:00 pm, John Mundy (479) 474–9342 or Dottie Robinson 646–6735
Hot Springs, AR
Better Breathers Support Group, Magnolia/Dogwood Rooms in Hot Springs, 1st Wed, 3:00 pm, (501) 622–1822
Hot Springs, AR
Better Breathers Club of Hot Springs, St Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, 3rd Tues each month
Hot Springs, AR
Better Breathers Club of Hot Springs Village, Coronado Center, Hot Springs Village, 3rd Thursday each month
Lung School, St Bernard’s Reg Med Center, 223 E Jackson Ave, Jonesboro, AR 72401, 1st Thur, 4:30 pm, Brian Mattes (870) 972–4531
Little Rock, AR
Better Breathers Club, American Lung Assn, 211 Natural Resources Dr, (501) 224–5864
Mountain Home, AR
Better Breathers Support Group, Baxter Regional Center on Aging, 618 Broadmoor Drive 2nd Fri, 2:00 pm, 508–1569
Pine Bluff, AR
Lincare Oxygen, 3rd Thur
Siloam Springs, AR
Better Breathers Club, Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital, 3rd Thur, 11:30 am, 549–2497
Better Breathers Club Northwest Medical Center of Washington County, 601 W Maple Ave, Springdale, Classroom A in the cafeteria, Carolyn Henkle, RRT at (479) 757–3602, meets 3rd Tues of every other month alternating with the Bentonville Northwest Medical Center campus located at 3333 Medical Center Parkway Bentonville, classroom B from 12:00 to 1:00 pm, lunch is provided
Better Breather Group, Teresa Conner (501) 224–5864
West Memphis, AR
Better Breather’s Club, Schoettle Bldg, in front of Crittenden Memorial Hospital (corner of Rhodes and Tyler St), West Memphis, AR 72301, 3rd Mon, 6:00 pm, Heather Lancaster, Impact Center, Crittenden Hospital (870) 735–5527
Alameda, CABetter Breathers, Avenidas Senior Center, 450 Bryant St, Palo Alto, 2nd Mon, 1:30 pm, (408) 998–5865 or Breathe California Of The Bay Area
Anaheim, CAHuff & Puffers, Donna Wilson
Apple Valley, CABetter Breathers Club, St Mary Regional Medical Center, 18300 Highway 18, 3rd Thur, Vickie Johnson (760) 242–2311, Ext 5331
Arcata/McKinleyville, CAAzalea Hall, Senior Resource Center, 1620 Picket Road, McKinleyville, 2nd Wed, 3:00 pm
Auburn, CABetter Breathers, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, Auburn Sierra Building, Room 205, 11795 Education St, 1st Thur, 11:00 am, Rosemary Johnson 889–2922
Baldwin Park (and Covina), CABreath Savers, Fran Pentz, 14889 Stackdale St, Baldwin Park, 91706
Canoga Park, (West Hills/West San Fernando Valley), CAWest San Fernando Valley/Canoga Park/West Hills Support Group, Columbia West Hills Regional Medical Center, 7300 Medical Center Dr, Canoga Park, CA 91307, Tues eve, 7:00 to 8:30 pm, Cathy Pollak, AAFA, Los Angeles (800) 624–0044
Chico, CABetter Breathers, Enloe Outpatient Center, 888 Lakeside Village Commons Road, Classroom A of Bldg C, 3rd Mon, 11:45 am, 1–800–586–4872
Chico, CALincare, 2505–B Zanella Way, 2nd Mon, 11:00 am
Chula Vista, CASouth Bay Better Breathers Club, Salvation Army, 648 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, (619) 422–9294
Clearlake, CABetter Breathers Club, Redbud Family Health Conference Room, 15250 Lakeshore Drive, Clearlake, 3rd Wed, 2:00 pm, American Lung Association, 527–5864, www.lungusa.org
Covina, CABreath Savers, Citrus Valley Medical Center, Inter Community Campus, San Bernardino Road, Covina, CA 91723, 3rd Thursday, 12:00 noon, Cinda Claprood (626) 915–6283
Crescent City, CABetter Breathers Club, Sutter Coast Hospital’s Conference Room A , Crescent City, CA 95531, 1st Mon, 3:00 pm
Culver City, CABetter Breathers Club, Brotman Medical Center, last Thur
Daly City, CASeton Medical Center, West End Cafeteria, 2nd Floor, 1900 Sullivan Ave, Daly City
Downey, CAThe Huff and Puff Club, Downey Community, Conference Room B, 11500 Brookshire Ave, Downey, CA 90241, 3rd Tues, 1:30 pm, Cathy Blackwood (562) 904–5355
Escondido, CANorth County Inland Better Breathers Club, Senior Service Council, Dorothy E Boeger Bldg, 728 N Broadway, Escondido, 2nd Wed, 1:00 pm, (760) 480–0611
Eureka, CASenior Resource Center, Activity Room, 1st Floor, 1910 California St, 1st Wed, 3:00 pm, Jerry Basist (707) 444–8022
Fallbrook, CAFallbrook Better Breathers Club, Fallbrook Hospital, Conference Room B, 624 E Elder St, Fallbrook (760) 723–5295
Fortuna, CA3rd Fri of the month, Jerry Copper (707) 444–8022
Fortuna, CARedwood Memorial Hospital, 3rd Fri, 1:00 pm
Fresno, CABetter Breathers Club, American Lung Association, 4948 N ArThur, PO Box 9839, Fresno, CA 93794, Sandra Eaton (209) 222–4800
Fresno, CAHuffers & Puffers, Sierra Community Health Center, 1925 E Dakota, Fresno, CA 93726, Auditorium, Marilyn Carter, RRT, (559) 459–1558
Fullerton, CASt Jude Medical Center Wellness Program, (714) 992–3000 ext 3982, Ellen Fortney, Coord., Sheila McKibbon, Editor
Garberville, CAHumboldt Community Hospital, 4th Wed, 1:00 pm
Gilroy, CABetter Breathers Club, Saint Louise Regional Hospital, 9400 No Name Uno, Board Room, 3rd Thur, 11:30 am, 998–5864, Jean 779–7564
Glendale, CAEasy Breathers Group, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, 1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale, CA 01206, 1st Thursday, 10:00 am Kathy Cavander & Mary Berg Barkman (818) 409–8100
Harbor City, CAAsthma Support and Management for Adults, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Trailer Conference Center, Hospital Parking Lot #2, 25825 S Vermont, Harbor City, CA 90710, 3rd Tues, 2:00 pm Chay Robinson, BS, RRT, RCP, (310) 517–2639
Huntington Beach, CABetter Breathers Club, Fountain Valley Hospital, Education Trailer, Room B, 3rd Thur, 2:00 pm, (714) 979–1408
Joshua Tree, CABetter Breathers Club, Helen Gray Educational Center, Joshua Tree, CA, 1st Tues, 11:00 am, Sandra Gray, (760) 362–4519
Lakeport, CASutter Lakeside Hospital, Classroom A, 5176 Hill Road East, 1st Thur, 2:00 pm
Lakewood, CAThe Pulmonaires, Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave, Lakewood, CA 90712, 1st Mon, 1:00 pm, Kathleen Norulak, RRT, (562) 427–3330
Lakewood, CAMagic Puffers, Lakewood Regional Medical Center, 3700 E South St, Lakewood, CA 90712, 1st Thursday, 11:30 am, Kathleen Norulak, RRT, (562) 427–3330
La Mesa, CAEast County Better Breathers Club, La Mesa Senior Center, 8450 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa, (619) 464–0505
La Jolla, CALa Jolla Better Breathers Club Scripps Clinic, 10666 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, Rm C 226 A & B, (858) 554–8996
Lodi, CABetter Breathers Support Group, Lodi Memorial Hospital, 975 S Fairmont in Classrooms A & B, 1st Tues, 10:00 to 11:00 am, (209) 478–1888 or (209) 339–7515
Lompoc, CABetter Breathers Club Community Recreation Center, 1501 E Ocean Ave, 2nd Mon, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, 988–6023
Long Beach, CAThe Inspirations, Long Beach Memorial Center, 2801 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90801, Last Tues, 7:00 pm, Alison Chacona, RRT, (562) 933–5864
Los Alamitos, CABetter Breathers, Los Alamitos Medical Center, call (7l4) 835–LUNG
Los Angeles, CACOPD Support Group, Cedars–Sinai Medical Center, 4 S San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, Every 3rd Month, Susan Clark (310) 423–9566
Los Angeles, CAThe Lung Rangers, Barlow Respiratory Hospital, 00 Stadium Way, Los Angeles, CA 90026, last Thur, 12:00 noon, Prim Desai (213) 250–4200 ext 3153
Los Angeles, CABetter Breathers, Queen of Angels, Doctor’s Tower, A–Level Lecture Hall, 1300 N Vermont, Los Angeles, CA 90027, 3rd Thur, 2:00 pm, Kathleen Norulak, RRT, RCP, (323) 935–5864
Madera, CABetter Breathers Club, 2390 Cleveland Ave, #4, Madera, CA, 4th Thur, 222–4800 or 1–800–586–4872
McKinleyville, CASenior Resource Center, 1620 Pickett Road, 2nd Wed, 3:00 pm, Carl Willoughby (707) 822–7220 ext 4143
Millbrae, CAThe Magnolia of Millbrae, 201 Chardbourne Ave, Millbrae
Mill Valley, CAThe Redwoods, 40 Camino Alto, 4th Thur, 1:00 pm, 1–800–LUNGUSA
Mission Viejo, CAPREP Airwaves, Mission Hospital, 27700 Medical Center Rd, ZIP 92691, James J Barnett (714) 364–7772
Modesto, CABetter Breathers, Gateway Library, 500 Coffee Road, Modesto, 2nd Fri, 2:00 pm, 523–0732
Modesto, CABetter Breathers, Doctors Medical Center Foundation, 3101 McHenry, Modesto, 3rd Mon, 7:00 pm, 527–3412
Mount Shasta, CAMercy Medical Center Conference Room, 4th Fri, 2:00 pm
Moreno Valley, CABetter Breathers Support Group, Paul Reitsma 243–0811 ext 2425
Better Breathers, Queen of the Valley Hospital, 3rd Floor, Classroom A, 1000 Trancas, 2nd Fri, 2:00 pm, Cherie Shown 252–4411 ext 3262
Newport Beach, CAHoag Memorial Hospital, Joan Nehls (714) 760–5831, or check out www.hoag.org
Northridge, CANorthridge Asthma Support Group, Northridge Hospital Medical Center, 14500 Sherman Circle, Van Nuys, CA 91405, 2nd floor Conference Room, Snacks provided, Last Mon, Rose Gumadi 1:30 pm
Northridge, CANorthridge Asthma Support Group, Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Roscoe Blvd Campus, Garden Conference Room, 18300 Roscoe Blvd, Northridge, CA 91328, Kathy Pollak, AAFA, Los Angeles, (800) 624–0044
Novato, CANovato Community Hospital, Wilkes Conference Room, 165 Rowland Way, Novato, CA, 1st Wed, 1:30 pm, (707) 527–5864
Oceanside, CANorth County Coastal Better Breathers Club, Tri–City Medical Center, 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside–Lower Level Assembly Rm 2, (619) 297–3901
Oroville, CABetter Breathers Support Group, Oroville Sports Club, 2600 Oro Dam Blvd, 3rd Tues, 1:00 pm, 1–800–LUNG–USA
Oxnard, CABetter Breathers Club, Wilson Senior Center, 350 North “C” St, 2nd Thurs of month, 2:00 to 3:00 pm, 988–6023 or 652–5346
Palo Alto, CABetter Breathers Club, Avenidas Senior Center, 450 Bryant St, 2nd Mon, 1:30 pm, (408) 998–5864
Palm Springs, CABetter Breathers Club, Stretch–For–Fitness Exercise Group, Breathing exercises for those with COPD and other lung conditions, 10:00 am, Mon and Fri, Bay Therapy Group, 1445 N Sunrise Way, Suite 103, Palm Springs, (760) 416–9842
Panorama City, CABreathing Easy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, North 3 Bldg, Oasis Dining Room, 13652 Cantara St, Panorama City, CA 91402, 1st and 3rd Tues, 10:30 am, Faith Kelmen (818) 834–7300
Paradise, CAFeather River Hospital, 4th Fri, 1:00 pm
Pasadena, CAPasadena Asthma Support Group, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Dining Room D, 100 W California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105, Cathy Pollak, AAFA, Los Angeles, (800) 624–0044
Petaluma, CABetter Breathers Club, Petaluma Valley Hospital, Groverman Hall, 400 N McDowell Blvd, 2nd Tues, 2:00 pm, 527–5864
Pomona, CABreathing Buddies, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, Cancer Center, 1910 Royalty Dr, Pomona, CA 91767, every 3 weeks, call for days, 12:00 noon, Maria Robles, RCM, (909) 469–9464
Rancho Mirage, CAPulmonary Support Group, Eisenhower Medical Center, 39000 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, 3rd Wed, 12:00 noon
Red Bluff, CASt Elizabeth Hospital, Coyne Center, 3rd Wed, 10:00 am
Redding, CABetter Breathers, 101 Quartz Hill Road, Redding, CA, 3rd Tues, 9:30 am, Joy Schmidt 246–0359
Redwood City, CASequoia Health Services, 170 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City CA, (650) 369–5811
Redwood City, CABetter Breathers Club, Veterans Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Ave, Annex Building, 3rd Mon 11:00 am
Sacramento, CAPulmo Pals, Mercy San Juan, 6555 Coyle Ave, Carmichael CA, Various meeting days and times, usually once per month, Barbara Rife/Cindy Purinton (916) 537–5299
San Andreas, CACalaveras County Better Breathers, Classroom 1 at the Community Health Education Center at Mark Twain St Joseph’s Hospital in San Andreas, 2nd Wed, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, 754–2643 or 754–5390
San Diego, CASan Diego Better Breathers Club, American Lung Association, 2750 th Ave, San Diego, (619) 297–3901
San Diego, CARancho Bernardo Better Breathers Club – "RBBBC,", Seven Oaks Community Center, 16789 Bernardo Oaks Dr, San Diego, CA 92128, 2nd Mon, 1:30 to 3:00 pm, Dale Swank (858) 487–7739
San Francisco, CABetter Breathers Club, Community Health Resource Center, 2100 Webster St, Ste 119, San Francisco, 2nd Wed, 10:00 am, Linda Civitello–Joy (650) 994–1903 ext 306
San Jose, CABetter Breathers, American Lung Association Office, 1469 Park Ave, last Mon, 1:30 pm, (408) 998–5864
San Mateo, CAMills–Peninsula Health Center, The Wellness Center, Hendrickson Auditorium, 100 S San Mateo Drive, San Mateo, 2nd Mon, 12:00 noon
San Pedro, CABetter Breathers Club, San Pedro Peninsula Hospital, Conference Room, 1300 West 7th St, San Pedro, CA 90732, 3rd Wed, 2:30 pm, Kris T Brust (310) 832–3311
Santa Barbara, CABetter Breathers Club, New Horizons/Encina, 250 Moreton Bay Lane, 2nd Tues, 1:00 to 3:00 pm, 988–6023
Santa Cruz, CABetter Breathers Club, Dominican Rehabilitation Services, Solarium, 610 Frederick St, Santa Cruz, CA, 3rd Wed, 1:30 pm, Cathe Pleasant (408) 457–7077
Santa Maria, CABetter Breathers Club, St Peter’s Episcopal Church, 402 S Lincoln, 2nd Tues, 2:00 to 3:00 pm, 988–6023
Santa Monica, CAThe Windpipers, Santa Monica/UCLA Medical Center, 1250 16th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, call for dates, Peggy Walker (310) 319–4935
Santa Rosa, CASutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa, Conf Room 1, 3325 Chanate Road, Last Tues, 1:00 pm
Sepulveda, CAHappy Puffers, VA Medical Center, Building 200, Conference Room A, 16111 Plummer St, Sepulveda, 91343, 3rd Fri, 12:00 noon, Paul West (818) 895–9569
Shasta, CABetter Breathers Club, 246–0359
Simi Valley, CABetter Breathers Club, Senior Citizens Center, 3900 Avenida Simi, 3rd Wed, 2:00 to 3:00 pm,988–6023
Sonoma, CAWestlake Wine Country House, 800 Oregon St, 3rd Tues, 1:30 pm
St Helena, CABetter Breathers, Queen of the Valley Hospital, 3rd Floor, Classroom A, 1000 Trancas, Napa, CA, 2nd Fri, 2:00 pm, Cherie Shown 252–4411 ext 3262
Sylmar, CABetter Breathers, Oliveview UCLA Medical Center, 14445 Olive View Drive, Sylmar, CA 91342, 4th Thurs, 1:30 pm, Carrie Butler (818) 364–4429 for information and exact meeting location
Thousand Oaks, CACommunity Medical Group, 612 E Janss Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Torrance, CAPEP Pioneers, Little Company of Mary Hospital, 4101 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503, 3rd Thursday, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Jacki Tosolini, RRT (310) 937–1979
Torrance, CAS Calif Pulmonary Hypertension Assoc (PHA) Support Group, St John’s Cardiovascular Research Center, 1124 W Carson St, Bldg E–5, Torrance, CA 90502, 2nd Sat/odd numbered months, 11:00 am, Betty Lou Wojciechowski (714) 459–9594
Twenty–Nine Palms, CABetter Breathers of Morongo Basin, Helen Gray Educational Center, 1st Tues, 11:00 am, Sandra Gray (760) 362–4519
Ukiah, CABetter Breathers Club, Public Health Department, Room 161, 1120 S Dora St, 1st Wed, 1:30 pm
Ventura, CABetter Breathers Club, Community Memorial Hospital, Loma Vista at Brent 8th Fl, 3rd Thurs, 3:00 to 4:00 pm, 988–6023 or 652–5346
Verdugo Hills, CALA County ALPHA1 Support Group, Verdugo Hills Hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd, Glendale, CA 91209, 2nd Thur/odd number months, 7:00 pm, Lynne Krygier (714) 524–0508, or Richard Pine (818) 994–5531
Visalia, CABetter Breathers Club of Tulare County, The Lifestyle Center, 5105 W Cypress Ave, Visalia, 2nd Mon, 1:30 pm, American Lung Association, (800) 586–4872
Wadsworth, CAWindless Wonders, VA Medical Centr–Wadsworth, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, starts in April, Michele Elliot (310) 478–3711 ext 40229
West Hills, CACommunity Medical Group, 7320 Woodlake Ave Suite 190, West Hills, CA 91307, 2nd Thurs, Nora Hayes (818) 880–9747 ext 1250
Westwood, CAWestside Asthma Support Group, Westwood United Methodist Church, UCLA Medical Center, 300 Medical Plaza, Rehab Conference Room B114, Mon Evenings, 7:00 pm, AAFA, Los Angeles, Cathy Pollak (800) 624–0044
Willitts, CAHoward Memorial Hospital, 1st Wed, 12:00 Noon
Yuba City/Marysville, CAYuba City Senior Center, 777 Ainsley Ave 3rd Thursday, 12:30 pm, (530) 345–5864 or (530) 674–9710
Yucca Valley, CABetter Breathers Club, Helen Gray Educational Center in Joshua Tree, CA, 1st Tues, 11:00 am, Sandra Gray (760) 362–4519
Aurora, COAurora Better Breathers, call Lisa Tobias at 450–4600
Aurora, COPulmonary Support Group, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital at Aurora, 900 Potomac St, Aurora, CO, 2nd Floor, Inpatient Dining Room, 1st Tues, 10:00 am, Kathy Walker or Nelson Grotke at (303) 363–5611
Boulder, COFlatirons Better Breathers, 311 Mapleton Ave, 2nd Floor, 2nd Fri, 12:15 pm, Sue Hickey at 441–0553, leave msg
Brighton, CO2nd Wind, Judy Junes at 659–1531 ext 1187
Canon City, COLung Disease Support Group, Debbie Hooten at 275–9377
Colorado Springs, COBetter Breathers, Health & Learning Center, 1644 Medical Center Point, Union & Fillmore, 3rd Tues of Feb, May, Aug, & Nov, 1:30 pm, Patti Shelter (719) 776–4717
Colorado Springs, COBreath of Life, Memorial Hospital, (719) 365–5924
Colorado Springs, COLung Disease Support Group, Senior Center, 1514 N Hancock, Uintah & Hancock, 3rd Thur, 5:30 pm, Light dinner provided, Elaine Wozniak (719) 365–2223
Colorado Springs, COSouthern Colorado Pulmonary Hypertension Group, First Lutheran Church, 1515 N Cascade, call for directions, 3rd Sun, 1:00 pm, Cheryl Massaro, Facilitator (719) 372–3305 or Pat Patterson, Co–Facilitator (719) 637–1244 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Denver, COMile High Better Breathers, Virginia Village Library, Florida & Dahlia, 2nd Tues, 1:30 pm, Virginia Carpenter (303) 691–2791
Denver, CORocky Mountain Better Breathers, National Jewish Medical & Research Center, In cafeteria, 3rd Thur, 2:30 pm, Sherri Michaelis (303) 398–1397
Denver, COEZ Breathers, Exempla Rehabilitation Center Conference Room, 9830 I–70 Frontage Road S, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033, 1st & 3rd Thurs, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Brenda Crow (303) 457–4122
Denver, COEasy Breathers, call Betty at 425–8454
Denver, COWind Seekers, Michaelena Moore (303) 788–5100
Denver, COAlpha Beaters, The Alpha 1 Support Group, Patients w/A1AD Related Emphysema, National Jewish, 3rd Wed, Bill Dawkins (720) 870–4202 or Janis Berend, RN, MSN, C–ANP (303) 398–1858
Denver, COMile High Air Seekers, Spalding Rehab Hospital, 900 Potomac St, between 6th & Colfax, 1st Tues, 10:00 am, Melanie Trent, RT (303) 363–5116
Denver, COCatch Your Breath, Saint Joseph Hospital, 1835 Franklin St, Denver, CO 80218, 3rd Thur, 11:00 am, Potluck lunch, Tammy Mongert or Linda Gunnison (303) 837–7759
Denver, COAIR FORCE Support Group, Rose Medical Center, 4567 East 9th Ave, Denver, 2nd Tues, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, RSVP, (303) 320–2272
Ft Collins, CO2nd Wind, Lee Ann Wilsom 224–1441
Grand Junction, COEasy Breathers, Mike Barton 245–2120
Grand Junction, COSupport Group, Life Center, 1100 Patterson, Mt Garfield Room on 2nd Floor, 1st Wed, 1:30 pm, Sept – May, Candy w/St Mary’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Dept, (970) 244–6056
Greeley, COPulmonary Pacers, Deb Legel (970) 350–69240
Longmont, COEasy Breathers, Longmont United Hospital, 2nd Fri, 12:00 noon, Barbara Jensen (303) 772–3329
Loveland, COBetter Breathers of Northern Colorado, Brenda Tweedy 663–0500 or Shirley Lindquist 667–0226
Loveland, COBetter Breathers, McKee Medical Center, Wellness Center at attached to Hospital, 3rd Tues, Feb – May, Rest of year TBA, Diane Lemon (970) 635–4025
Pueblo, COBetter Breathers, Janet Salameno 543–1122
Pueblo, COWind Seekers, Ruth Havens 788–5100
Pueblo, COBetter Breathers, AARP Office, 1117 S Prairie Ave, 3rd Tues, 1:00 pm, Nanci Parkhurst or Lori Fossceco (719) 584–4641, Jennifer Beasley (719) 296–8800
Pueblo, COBetter Breathers, Roth Medical, 729 C Fortino Blvd, Pueblo, CO 81008, Janet Keathley
Wheatridge, COEZ Breathers, Exempla Rehabilitation Center, Pulm Rehabilitation, 9830 I–70 Frontage Road South, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033, 1st & 3rd Thur, 1:00 pm, Colleen Caudill (303) 457–4122
Wheatridge, COLiving with Lung Disease, I–70 Executive Center, Classroom 2, 4851 Independence St, 1st & 3rd Thur, 1:00 pm, Answer Line (303) 425–2929
Bridgeport, CTBridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant St, Bridgeport, CT 06610, last Fri, 1:30, Evelyn Tkacs Cimmino, RRT, RN (203) 384–3726
Bridgeport, CTSt Vincent’s Medical Center, 2800 Main St, Bridgeport, CT 06610, 1st Mon, 1:30, Lisa DiCocco (203) 576–5091
Bristol, CTBristol Hospital, 3rd Wed, 1:30, Lynn Baccaro, Diane Oberg (860) 585–3580
Danbury, CTDanbury Hospital, 3rd Tues, Marianne Mitchell, RN (203) 797–7229
Danbury, CTDanbury Hospital, 3rd Tues, 1:30 pm, Pat DiLauro (203) 731–8018
Darien, CTFirst Congregational Church, every Mon except 3rd Mon, 1:30 pm, Ann Levison 1–800–LUNG–USA
Greenwich, CTGreenwich Hospital, 42 Sherwood Place, Greenwich, CT 06830, 2nd Wed, 1:00 pm, Sylvia Hassett (203) 863–3789
Manchester, CTManchester Memorial Hospital, 3rd Wed, 1:00 pm, Ann Levison (860) 289–5401
Meridien, CTMid–State Medical Center, Paddock Ave, 2nd Fri, 2:00 pm, not Jan, Feb, July or Aug, Jeanne Rocha (203) 694–8233
Middletown, CTMiddlesex Hospital Pulmonary Support Group, Conference Room A, Located on the 1st floor of Middlesex Hospital, 1st & 4th Tues, 3:15 pm, David Lemieux (860) 344–6550
Milford, CTMilford Hospital, 300 Seaside Ave, Milford, CT 06460, 2nd Wed, 2:00 pm, except Jan & Feb, Barbara Chaves, RRT (203) 876–4008
New Britain, CTHospital For Special Care, 4th Thur 11:00 am, Janet Bowen (860) 827–4735
New Haven, CTBetter Breathing Club, Greenwich Hospital, Cohen Pavilion, 77 Lafayette Place, 3rd Floor Community Room, 2nd Thur, 1:00 pm, (203) 863–3177
New London, CTPequot Health Center, 2nd Tues 11:00 am, Mary Buckley Davis (860) 442–0711 ext 2209
Norwalk, CTNorwalk Hospital, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Dept, 24 Stevens Court, 3rd Wed, 1:30 pm, Margie Haggerty, APRN (203) 852–2484
Old Saybrook, CTBetter Breather’s Club, Estuary Senior Center, 220 Main St, 1st & 3rd Thur, 7:00 pm, Ann Levison (860) 289–5401
Putnam, CTDay Kimball Hospital, 320 Pomfret St, Putnam, CT 06260, 3rd Wed 2:00 pm, Annmarie DeMerchant (860) 928–6541
Rockville, CTRockville General Hospital, 1st Wed, 1:00 pm, Ann Levison (860) 289–5401
Sharon, CTGood Neighbors, 1 Low Road, Sharon, CT 06069, 3rd Tues, 2:00 pm, Maureen Orlando (888) 211–3532
Southington, CTBradley Memorial Hospital, 2nd Wed, 5:00 pm, Judy Bielomyza (860) 276–5099
Stafford Springs, CTJohnson Memorial Hospital, 2nd Wed, 1:30 pm, Anita Nitsche (860) 684–4251 ext 242
Stamford, CTThe Rehab Center, 3rd Mon, 1:00 pm, Louis Levine, Annie Fontaine (203) 325–7492
Stratford, CTHealthy CT–LUNGS Club, Pulmonary Rehab Associates, LLC, 1825 Barnum Ave, Suite 203, Stratford, CT 06615, David Junga, RRT (203) 378–5501
Torrington, CTBetter Breather’s Club, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, 780 Litchfield St, 1st Thur 11:00 am, Patty Sullivan (860) 496–6666 ext 5538
Wallingford, CTGaylord Hospital, Every Mon, 1:00 pm, Ann Levison (860) 289–5401
Waterbury, CTWaterbury Hospital, 3rd Wed, 2:30 pm, Kathy Sullivan, CRRT (203) 573–7118
Watertown, CTBetter Breather’s Club, Watertown Library, 470 Main St, Watertown, CT 06795, 2nd Tues, 2:00 pm, John Loyer (860) 945–0609
Wilmington, DEBetter Breathers Support Group, ALA of Delaware Wilmington Office, 1021 Gilpin Ave Suite 202, Last Mon, 7:00 pm, Jan Sullivan (302) 655–7258
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Washington, DCChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Support Group, Bldg 2 Ward 77, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave NM, Washington, DC 20307, Ward 77, Pulmonary Medicine Clinic, Walter Reed, 1st Wed, 11:00 am, Yvonne Taylor, FNP, or Michael Kallish, CRRT (202) 782–6745
Altamonte Springs/Orlando, FLBetter Breathers Club, Florida Hospital, 601 E Rollons St, 1st Tues, Sue Warren 897–1966
Arcadia, FLBetter Breathers Club, DeSoto Memorial Medical Plaza, McSwain Room, 1006 N Mills Ave, Arcadia, FL, 4th Tues, Dian Cox (863) 491–4245
Auburndale , FL
COPD Support Group, Mary Sands Clinic, Hobbs Road, (863) 965–5400
Bradenton, FLBetter Breathing, Blake Medical Center, Dolphin/Pelican Room, 2020 59th St West, Bradenton, FL 34209, (941) 792–6611
Brevard, FLHuff ’N Puff, for meeting place and time call 434–7138
Brooksville, FLBetter Breathers Club of Hernando County, Heritage Retirement Center, 7251 Grove Road, Brooksville, FL, Ann–Gayl Ellis (904) 596–8688
Cape Canaveral, FLBreathin’ Buddies Support Group, Cape Canaveral Hospital, 3rd Fri, 10:00 am, Rochelle Anderson, RRT, MSHSA (321) 868–8300, email@example.com
Citrus County, FLRespiratory Support Group, Lake Room in the CMH Administration Bldg, 1st Fri, 344–6900
Clearwater, FLBetter Breathers of Commonwealth, Morton Plant Resource Center, 501 Belcher Rd S, Clearwater, FL, Ms Dilshad Merchant (813) 462–7751
Clermont, FLPulmonary Support Group, South Lake Hospital, National Training Center, 1099 Citrus Blvd, Clermont, FL 34711, 3rd Wed, 1:00 pm, Mary Cockcroft (352) 394–4071 ext 8126
Crawfordville, FLBetter Breathers, Wakulla County Senior Services Center, 33 Michael Drive, Crawfordville, 3rd Wed, 1:00 pm, (850) 386–2065 or 1–800–LUNG–USA
Crystal River, FLHuff n’Puffs, Seven Rivers Hospital, 6201 N Suncoast Blvd, Crystal River, FL, (904) 344–6538
Dade City, FLPulmonary Support Group, Pasco Community Hospital/Education Ctr B, 3rd Tues, 1:30 pm, Peggy Sahlin (352) 521–1549
Daytona Beach, FLBetter Breathers Club at American Lung Association of Florida, 412 S Palmetto Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, (386) 255–6447 and 1–800–LUNG–USA or 1–800–586–4872
Delray Beach, FLBreathe Easy Club, South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Rd, 3rd Mons, 10:00 am, (561) 659–7644 or 800–3300–LUNG
Ft Lauderdale, FLBetter Breathers Club, American Lung Association, 2020 S Andrews Ave, 3rd Tues, 1:00 pm, (954) 524–4657
Ft Walton Beach, FLBetter Breathers, American Homepatient, 913 N Beal Parkway, Suite H, Fort Walton Beach, 3rd Tues, 2:00 pm, 478–5864
Gainesville, FLBetter Breathers, Senior Healthcare Center at Crown Pointe, 2205 NW 40th Terrace, 3rd Mon, 3:00 to 4:30 pm, (352) 493–0802
Hollywood, FLBreathing Freely, Hollywood Medical Center, Healthy Life Center, 3700 Washington St, Suite 204, Hollywood, 2nd Wed, 4:00 pm, 800–237–8701
Inverness, FLRespiratory Support Group, Citrus Memorial Hospital, Highland Ave, Inverness, FL, Ann–Gayl Ellis (904) 344–6538
Jacksonville, FLChronic Obstructive/Pulmonary Disease Support Group, Baptist Medical, 800 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207, Sandra Pearce (904) 202–1128, Fax (904) 202–1120
Jacksonville, FLBetter Breathers, Memorial Hospital, 3625 University Blvd South, Cardiopulmonary Rehab, 4th Tues of each month beginning June 24th, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, 399–6377
Jacksonville, FLBetter Breathers, St Vincent’s, 1800 Barr St, 4th Floor Conference Room, 2nd Wed of each month, 4:00 to 5:30 pm, 308–8204 or 743–2933
Jacksonville, FLBetter Breathers, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, (904) 953–2000
Jacksonville, FLBetter Breathers, St Luke’s Hospital, 4201 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, FL 32216, (904) 296–3700
Kissimmee, FLBetter Breathers Club, Osceola Regional Hospital, Classroom B, 700 West Oak St, Kissimmee, FL 34741 2nd Wed, 2:30 pm, Laura McDuffie, RRT (407) 518–3131
Lake City, FLBetter Breathers, Lake City Medical Center, 340 NW Commerce Drive, 3rd Thursday, 2:00 pm, (386) 752–1615
Largo, FLGaspers & Wheezers, Largo Medical Center, PO Box 2905, Largo, FL 34649, Deborah Ash (813) 586–1411 ext 544
Lakeland, FLBartow Memorial Hospital
Lake Worth, FLBetter Breathers Club, Comprehensive Cancer Center, 4685 S Congress Ave, Lake Worth, FL, 3rd Tues, 1:30 pm, (561) 659–7644
Largo, FLWheezers & Gaspers, sponsored by Rx Stat, Inc (Respiratory Pharmacy), meeting at Panera Bread at the Bardmoor Shopping Plaza, 10801 Starkey Road, Largo, FL 33777, 4th Wed (except Dec), 2:00 to 3:30 pm, Tiffany J Rightnour (727) 572–7595 or 888–648–7250
Lecanto, FLBetter Breathers, 3700 W Sovereign Path, Lecanto, FL, Bob Ansted (904) 596–1441
Leesburg, FLBetter Breathers Support Group, Good Life Emporium, Lake Square Mall, Leesburg, 3rd Wed, 1:00 pm, Erik Blamick, MA (352) 589–3396
Lehigh Acres FLHuffers and Puffers, Lee Memorial Hospital Auditorium, 3rd or 4th Fri, 1:00 or 1:30 pm (varies), 335–7720
Marianna, FLBetter Breathers, Jackson Hospital, 4570 Hospital Drive, Marianna, FL 32446, Janice White, RRT, CCT (850) 526–2200 ext 1271 or Kathryn Blalock (850) 482–4458
Melbourne, FLHuff n’ Puff Support Group, Holmes Regional Medical Center
MelbournePulmonary Support Group, HealthSouth Sea Pines Rehabilitation Hospital, 101 E Florida Ave, Melbourne, 4th Thur, 3:30 pm, 984–4600 ext 625
Merritt, Island, FLShort On Breath Pulmonary Support Group, Outpatient Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Conference Room, 150 N Sykes Creek Pkwy, Ste 102, Merritt Island, FL, 2nd Thur, 1:00 pm, 449–4570
Milton, FLBetter Breathers, Santa Rosa Hospital Meeting Room in rear of hospital, Briar Hill Rd, Milton, FL, 1st Wed, 1:00 pm, Oct to June, 1st Wed
Naples, FLLung Disease Support Group, Helen Merod (941) 649–8933
New Port Richey, FLWest Paco Lung Support, Claude Pepper Senior Center, 6640 Van Buren St, 3rd Tues, 1:00 pm, (727) 862–4644
New Port Richey, FLMedical Office Building, 14100 Fivay Road, Suite 210, 3rd Wed, 1:00 pm, (727) 896–5566 or (727) 862–4644
Oldsmar, FLBetter Breathers, Oldsmar Public Library, 101 State Road, W Oldsmar, FL, Jerry Boudreaux (813) 480–7046
Orange Park, FLBetter Breathers, Orange Park Medical Center, 2001 Kingsley Ave, Classroom, 2nd Tues, 3:30 to 5:00 pm, 276–7170
Orlando, FLBetter Breathers Club, Florida Hospital Orlando, 3rd Tues (except Oct), 2:00 pm, (407) 303–9360. In October, we hold an Autumn Lungfest for our Better Breathers and it includes the area Florida Hospitals Better Breathers clubs.
Palm City, FLBreathe Easy Club, 3066 SW Martin Downs Blvd, 3rd Weds, call 800–330–LUNGS
Palm Coast, FLBetter Breathers Club of Flagler County at Flagler Hospital, (386) 255–6447 or 1–800–LUNG–USA
Panama City, FLPulmonary Suppor Group, Bay Medical Building Conference Room, 3rd Thur, 3:00 pm, 763–2318
Pensacola, FLBetter Breathers Club, 4300 Bayou Boulevard, Suite 2, 3rd Thur, 2:00 pm, Patty Ballantine 800–LUNG–USA or (850) 478–LUNG (5864), firstname.lastname@example.org
Port Richey, FLWest Pasco Lung Support, Cares Facility, Port Richey, FL, John Howe (813) 862–4644
Port St Lucie, FLBreathe Easy Club, 2501 Bayshore Blvd, 2nd Mons, 800–330–LUNGS
St Augustine, FLBetter Breathers, Lincare, 71 South Dixie Highway, Suite 4, across from Merita Bakery, 3 rd Mon of each month, 3:00–4:30 pm, (904) 825–0022
St Petersburg, FLBetter Breathers, Palms of Pasadena Hospital, 1501 Pasadena Ave S, St Petersburg, FL, Ms Lynn Stillwell (813) 341–7741
St Petersburg, FLBetter Breathers Club, 6500 38th Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33710, Steve Fecura (813) 341–4829
Sebastian, FLBetter Breathers COPD, Sebastian River Medical Center, 13695 US 1, Roseland, 2nd Fri, 3:30 pm, Dining Room 1, (772) 581–2066
Sebring, FLBetter Breathers Club, HALLO, 3rd Thur, 2:00 pm, (941) 471–6232
Spring Hill, FLPulmonary (COPD) Support Group, Oak Hill Hospital, 11 Cortez Blvd, 1st Wed, 1:00 pm, (352) 596–6632 or (352) 596–1007
Starke, FLBetter Breathers, Shands at Starke, 922 East call St, Conference room next to cafeteria, 3rd Thursday, 1:30 to 2:30 pm, (904) 368–2300 ext 339
Tallahassee, FLBetter Breathers Support Group, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, 1675 Riggins Road, 1st Tues, 3:00 pm, except summer months, (850) 386–2065 or 1–800–LUNG–USA (Florida/Big Bend Region ALA)
Tampa Bay, FLTampa Bay 2nd Wind Support Group meets at Perkins Restaurant, corner of Stall Rd and N Dale Mabry, Tampa, FL , 3rd Sat, 5:30 pm, includes Dutch treat meal, Janet Walin
Vero Beach, FLBreathe Easy Club, 681 4th St, 1st Tues, 800–330–LUNGS
Vero Beach, FLPulmonary Support Group, HEALTHSOUTH Treasure Coast Rehabilitation Hospital, Wayne Brown or Maria Pfeiffer (561) 778–2100
Vero Beach, FLBetter Breathers Club, Indian River Memorial Hospital, 1000 36th St, Vero Beach, 2nd Fri, Noon to 2:00 pm, 800–330–5864
(The) Villages, FLAirheads COPD Support Group, Mulberry Recreation Center, Mulberry Lane, 2nd & 4th Tues 10:00 am, Nick Jones (352) 751–1313
(The) Villages, FLFL Airheads COPD Breathing & Exercise Class, Mulberry Recreation Center, 1st & 3rd Fri 10:00 am, Nick & Jan Jones (352) 751–1313
Volusia County, FLPulmonary Support Group, (904) 947–4644
West Palm Beach, FLBetter Breathers Support Group, Sebastian River Medical Center, DR #1, 2nd Thur, 3:30 pm, (772) 581–2066
Winter Garden, FLBetter Breathers, Health Central, 296–1928
Winter Haven, FLBetter Breathers Club of Polk County, Winter Haven Hospital, every other month, Denise Bielss (863) 293–1121 ext 1355
Winter Park, FLBetter Breathers Club, Winter Park Memorial Hospital Medical Library, 2nd Fri, 1:00 pm, October through June, (407) 646–7545
Albany, GAPhoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, 1st Tues, 10:00 am, (912) 435–3626
Albany, GAAir Dynamics Better Breathing Program, Women’s health Center, 1011 N Monroe St, 2nd Tues, 10:00 am
Atlanta, GABetter Breathers, University Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center, St Sebastian Way at 13th St, 2nd Tues, 11:30 am, bring covered dish, (706) 774–5864
Atlanta, GASt Joseph’s Hospital, monthly, Doug Anderson (404) 851–7177 or Cora Johnson (404) 851–7175
Atlanta, GAPiedmont Hospital, (404) 541–1111
Augusta, GACAMC Green Glass Professional Bldg, 3rd Tues, 12:00 pm, Ginny Brewer (706) 651–2268
Augusta, GARCOA, 2nd Wed, 12:00 pm, Lisa Ivey (706) 774–5864
Augusta, GABetter Breathers Support Group, University Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center, St Sebastian Way at 13th St 2nd Tues, 11:30 am, bring covered dish, (706) 774–5864
Augusta, GABetter Breathers, Suite 302, Columbia Augusta Professional Building, 35624 J Dewey Gray Circle, Augusta, GA, 3rd Tues, 12:00 pm, (706) 651–LUNG
Blue Ridge, GAFannin Regional Hospital, (706) 632–4293
Brunswick, GAAmerican Homepatient, (912) 352–1173
Canton, GACherokee Home Medical, monthly, Rhonda Bryant (770) 479–1981
Columbia, GAAugusta Prof Bldg, 3rd Tues, 12:00 noon
Columbia, GAColumbus Regional Healthcare System, quarterly, (706) 569–1098
Coleman, GABetter Breathers Club, Coleman Community Center, 2nd Tues, 6:30 pm, bimonthly on the 2nd Tues, 6:30 pm, Ann Harry (706) 845–3720
Conyers, GAGeorgia Respiratory Care Center, Reagans Pharmacy, Sue Harris (770) 483–4727
Decatur, GADekalb Medical Center, 2701 N Decatur Rd, Sharon Martin 501–7155
Fayetteville, GAFayette Community Hospital, 1225 Hwy 54 West, Fayetteville, GA 30214, Shannon Baker (770) 719–6946
Gainesville, GARotates between Northeast Georgia Medical Center and Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s Lanier Park Campus, 3rd Thur, 12:00 noon, (770) 531–3832
LaGrange, GAColeman Community Health Center, (706) 884–0662
Lebanon, GABetter Breathers, Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, 1st Wed, 1:00 pm, 451–7159
Marietta, GAKennestone Hospital, Marilyn Reasor (770) 793–5351
Milledgeville, GAOconee Regional Medical Center, Kaye Kilgore (912) 454–3945
Newnan, GAQuarterly, (770) 304–0673
Riverdale, GABetter Breathers Club, Southern Regional Medical Center Health Education Center, Riverdale, Mike Serra (770) 991–8055
Savannah, GABetter Breathers, 1st Fri, 1:00 pm, 355–0036
Savannah, GABetter Breathers Support Group, St Joseph’s, Candler Health System, Heart & Lung Building, Conference Room 2, 5356 Reynolds St, 3rd Thur, 12:00 noon, 819–7340 or 819–2032
Statesboro, GABetter Breather Support Group, Bulloch Memorial Hospital, 2nd Tues, 5:00 pm, June Alberto (912) 681–5602
Stockbridge, GAHenry Medical Center, monthly, (770) 389–2143
Waycross, GA(912) 352–1173
Hilo, HIBetter Breathers Support Group, Hilo Women’s Club, 1st Tues, 10:00 am, 935–1206
Honolulu, HISupport Group for Lung Patients and Their Families, Harris United Methodist Church, 4th Thur, 10:00 am, Nov & Dec, 3rd Thur, Oahu ALA 537–5965
Boise, IDBetter Breathers’ Club, ALA Office, 1111 S Orchard, Suite 245, 2nd Wed, 3:30 pm, Kera Yost, Program Director (208) 336–2373
Bonners Ferry, IDPerfect Puffers, Boundary Community Hospital
Coeur d’Alene, IDBetter Breathers’ Club, McGrane Center, KMC Campus, 2nd Tues, 1:30 pm, Joyce Keratz–Klatt, MS (208) 666–2897
Idaho Falls, IDEasy Breathers’ Club, Pulmonary Rehab Education Room, last Thur, 11:30 am, Please RSVP, Complimentary meal and guest speaker, Marilyn Miller
Mccall, IDThe Weezers & Geezers, McCall Memorial Hospital Meeting Room, 2nd Wed, 2:00 pm, Michelle Butler (208) 634–4061
Pocatello, IDHuff ’n Puffers, last Wed, Bill Anderson (208) 239–1373
Twin Falls, IDMagic Breathers’ Club, Office on Aging Annex, CSI, 998 Washington St North, 2:00 pm, Lisa (208) 734–4061
Alton, ILSt Anthony’s Better Breathers Club, Wellness Center, Alton Square Mall, 2nd Thur, 1:00 pm, Mary Ann Roswell (618) 474–6451
Akron, ILBetter Breathers’ Club, Saint Anthony’s Wellness Center, 2nd Thur, (618) 463–5185
Aurora, ILBetter Breathers, lower level of Provena Mercy Center, 1325 N Highland Ave, 1st Thur 1:30 pm, (630) 801–2798
Belleville, ILMemorial Hosp Better Breathers, Auditorium at Memorial Hospital, 4500 Memorial Dr, One Memorial Dr, last Wed, 1:30 pm, (meets at various locations) Shirley Schultz, RRT (618) 257–5560 for info and to receive monthly newsletter “Rehab Ramblings”
Carbondale, ILBetter Breathers Club, BBC Memorial Hospital, 405 W Jackson St, Conference Rm 1C, 3rd Tues, 3:00 pm, Darrell Bryant (618) 549–0721
Chicago, ILBetter Breathers, Breath of Life Rehab Institute, 345 E Superior St, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, Alvita Smith–Ster (312) 908–6096
Chicago, ILBetter Breathers, Mercy Hospital, Stevenson Exp and King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616, Linda Thompson
Chicago, ILBreather Anonymous, St James Hospital, 30 E 15th St, Room 302, Chicago, IL 60411, Arlene Rossner
Chicago Heights, ILBreathers Anonymous, St James Community Health Center of Chicago Heights North, Sister Stephanie Center, 30 E 15th St, 3rd Thur, 1:00 pm
Centralia, ILSt Mary’s Better Breathers, 400 N Pleasant Ave, Centralia, 2nd Thur, (except summer), Bobbie Thompson (618) 436–8862
Danville, ILDanville Area Better Breathers, Provena United Samaritans Sager Campus, 600 Sager, Danville, IL, last Thur, 1:00 pm, call 443–5623 on Tues or Thursdays
Decatur, ILBreath of Life Club, 3rd Wed, 4:00 pm, Judi McGavic 876–4201
Elk Grove, ILBetter Breathers, Alexian Bros Medical Center, 800 W Biesterfield Road, Elk Grove, IL 60007, Nancy Stallman (847) 437–5500 ext 4653
Evergreen Park, ILBetter Breathers, Little Company of Mary Hospital, Education Bldg, 2800 W 95th St, Evergreen Park, IL 60642, Nancy Brown Mary (708) 422–6200
Freeport, ILBreathe Easier Club, Freeport Memorial Hospital, 1045 W Stephenson, 1st Wed, March to November, Cora Threadgil (815) 235–0668
Granite City, ILSt Elizabeth Medical Center, 2100 Madison Ave, 2nd Tues, 12:00 Noon, Auxilary Serves Free Lunch, Carol Smith (618) 798–3118
Gurnee, ILBetter Breathers Club, Cooper Rehabilitation Center, 310 S Greenleaf, Suite 207, Gurnee, IL 60031, 2nd Wed, Jane Ugolini, Clinical Administrator (847) 244–1500
Harvard, ILBetter Breathers, Becky Fox (815) 943–5431
Hazel Crest, ILEasy Breathers, South Suburban Hospital, 17800 South Kedzie Ave, Hazel Crest, IL 60429, last Tues 3:00 pm, (708) 799–8000
Hinsdale, ILBetter Breathers, Midwest Bank of Hinsdale, 500 Chestnut, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Virginia Stanley (708) 562–4703
Joliet, ILBetter Breathers, Polley Education Room at Silver Cross Hospital, 2nd Thur, 10:00 am, Jackie Mansholt (815) 740–7108
Joliet, ILBreathtakers Support Group, Provena St Joseph Medical Center, 333 N Madison, Joliet, IL, 3rd Thur, (815) 725–7133 ext 3147
Kewanee, ILLung Connection, Kewanee Hospital, 719 Elliot St, 3rd Thur, 1:15 pm, Lynne Tucker (309) 853–6017
LaGrange, ILBetter Breathers, LaGrange Memorial Hospital, 5101 S Willow Springs Rd, LaGrange, IL 60525, Judi Olsen–Cooksey (708) 352–1200 ext 4690
Macomb, ILBetter Breathers Club, McDonough County Hosp, 525 E Grant St, 1st Thur, Sept to June, Sharon Beals (309) 836–1584
Mattoon, ILBetter Breathers Cl**ub, Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, 1000 Health Center Dr, 1st Thur, 1:00 pm, Shelia Smith (217) 258–2177, Fax (217) 258–4024
Oak Lawn, ILEasy Breathers Pulmonary Support Group, Oak View Community Center, 4625 West 110th, Oak Lawn IL, 3rd Mon, 1:00 pm
Peoria, ILBetter Breathers Club, Proctor Professional Building, Lower Level, 4th Tues, 2:30 pm
Quincy, ILBetter Breathers Club, Denman Medical Ctr, 1020 Broadway, Conference Rm G, 1st Thur, 4:00 pm, Mark Lotz, RRT (217) 224–9164
Springfield, ILBetter Breathers Support Group, meets alternating locations Memorial Medical, St John’s Hospital and some meetings held at the American Lung Association local office, Angie McDonnell, St John’s Hospital (217) 544–6464 ext 44860, Joni Colle, Memorial Medical Center (217) 788–3383 or the American Lung Association (217) 787–5864
Taylorville, ILBetter Living Club (includes Cardiac patients), St Vincent Memorial Hosp, 201 E Pleasant St, 3rd Tues, 3:30 pm, Amy Puzey (217) 824–3331
Watseka, ILBreath of Fresh Air, O2 Users Support Group, Iriquois Home Care, 110 S 3rd, Watseka, 3rd Thur, 1:30 pm, Connie Kissee or Toni Larson (815) 432–6155
Waukegan, IL2nd Wind, Provena Saint Therese Medical Center, 2615 Washington St, Waukegan, 3rd Thur, 6:30 pm, (847) 360–2247
Wheaton, ILIHOP Restaurant, Danada Shopping Center, 1 block N of Butterfield Road on Naperville Road, 3rd Wed, noon luncheon meeting, Eileen Wilms (847) 891–1780
Anderson, INBetter Breathers, Community Hospital Anderson’s Education Center, 1923 N Madison Ave, 4th Wed, 2:00 pm, Dawana Felty (765) 298–5178
Avon, INBetter Breathers Club, American Health Network, 5250 US 36, Avon, IN 46123, 2nd Wed of every month, 3:00 pm
Bloomington, INPulmonary Support Group, Bloomington Hospital, Bloomington, IN 47403, 2ndWed, 6:00 pm, Larry Vesely or Susie Carter 336–9811
Columbus, INBartholomew Better Breathers Support Group, Columbus Regional Hospital, Columbus, IN 47201, 3rd Wed, (812) 379–4119
Elwood, INBetter Breathers Support Group, St Vincent Mercy Hospital, 1331 S A Street, Elwood, IN 46036, 1st Thur, 2:00 pm, 552–4579
Fort Wayne, INBetter Breathers, Parkview Hospital Pulmonary Rehab Department, 2200 Randallia Drive, 3rd Wed, 1–800–LUNG–USA
Fort Wayne, INBetter Breathers, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation at Lutheran Hospital, 7950 W Jefferson Blvd, Classroom 2, Lower Level, near the cafeteria, 4th Wed, 10:00 am, 435–7363
Franklin, INBreathers Club of Johnson Memorial Hospital, 1125 W Jefferson St, Franklin, 3rd Wed, 2:00 pm, (317) 736–3261
Greenfield, INBetter Breathers, Hancock Memorial Hospital and Health Services, Hancock Memorial Hospital, 801 North St, Greenfield, IN 46140, 1st Wed, 12:30 pm, (317) 468–4458
Hobart, INBreathless, St Mary Medical Center, 1354 S Lake Park Ave, Hobart, IN 46342, 3rd Fri, 11:30 am, Bette Gonzales (217) 947–4060
Huntington, INBetter Breathers Club, 1–800–533–2252 ext 261 or 358–5261
Indianapolis, INBetter Breathers Club, Clarion Health Partners, 165 21st St, Debbie Koehl, BS, RRT (317) 939–5060
Indianapolis, INBetter Breathers Club, Community Hospital East, 1500 N Ritter Ave, Madonna Miles, RRT or Sandy Doyle (317) 355–5069, email@example.com
Indianapolis, INBetter Breathers Club, St Vincent Stress Center Auditorium, Indianapolis, IN 46260, 1st Thur, 2:00 pm, 338–2273
Indianapolis, INBetter Breathers Club, Carmel Medical Center, 13450 N Meridian, Suite 185, Indianapolis, IN 46032, 4th Thur, 2:00 pm, 338–2273
Jeffersonville, INBetter Breathers Class, Clark County Memorial Hospital, 1220 Missouri Ave, Healthy Lifestyle Center, 2nd Thur, 4:00–5:30 pm, Debbie Bowman (812) 283–2038
Lebanon, INBetter Breather’s Support Group, Witham Memorial Hospital, 1124 N Lebanon St, PO Box 1200, Lebanon, IN 46052, 2nd Tues, 6:30 pm, (812) 482–8693 or (812) 482–8660
Muncie, INBetter Breathers Club, Muncie Mall, MCL Cafeteria, 3501 N Granville Ave, Muncie, IN 47303, meets 9 months/year, 1st meeting April, (812) 747–8403
New Castle, INBetter Breathers Class, Henry County Memorial Hospital, 521–1489
Noblesville, INBetter Breathers, Riverview Hospital, 395 Westfield Road, Noblesville, IN 46060, 3rd Fri/alt months, Nancy (317) 776–7906
South Bend, IN2nd Wind Group, South Bend Christian Reformed Church, 1855 N Hickory Rd, South Bend, IN, Tues, 1:30 pm, Jan Cosby (574) 647–7178, firstname.lastname@example.org
Terre Haute, INBetter Breathers Support Group, Regional Hospital, 4th Thur, 6:00 pm
Warsaw, INKosciuscko Community Hospital and Wellness Center (Phase III rehab and Support Group), Steve Jungbauer email@example.com
Cedar Rapids, IAEasy Breathers Club, St Luke’s Hospital, Room 163, 2nd Wed/alt months, 10:00 am, Dean Bleadorn (319) 369–7527
Council Bluffs, IABetter Breathers Club, Mercy Hospital, 800 Mercy Dr, Sharon Kramer (712) 328–5479
Covenant, IABetter Breather Support Group, Kimball Ridge Center, (319) 236–4124
Davenport, IACOPD Support Group, Center for Active Seniors, 1035 WKimberly Road 2nd Tues, 10:00 am, (563) 386–7477
Des Moines, IABetter Breathers Club, American Lung Assoc, 5601 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310, Jen Carstensen (515) 278–5864
Fort Dodge, IABetter Breathers Club, Trinity Regional Medical Center, Pulmonary Rehab Dept, 2nd Tues, 1:00 pm, every other month
Harlan, IABetter Breathers, Contact Respiratory Therapy, 755,4348
Keokuk, IABetter Breathers Support Group, KAME, 420 N 17th St, Keokuk 3rd Wed, 1:00 pm
Sioux City, IAMercy Medical Center, Leiter Room, 801 5th St, Harlan Hansen, MS, RRT (712) 279–2579
Urbandale, IACOPD Support Group, Urbandale Fire Department, 3927 121st St, 2nd Wed, 1:00 pm, 309–9507
Waterloo, IACovenant Medical Center, Better Breathers Club, 211 E Ridgeway, Waterloo, IA 50702, Donna Bush, RRT, RCP (319) 272–2274
Abilene, KSMemorial Hospital, 511 NE 10th St, Abilene, 1st Thur, 6:00 pm, (785) 263–2100)
Council Grove, KSBetter Breathers, Morris County Hospital, 600 Washington, Council Grove, KS 66846, (316) 767–6811
El Dorado, KSStop Smoking, Walking Club, Support Group, Susan B Allen Memorial Hospital, 720 W Central Ave, El Dorado, KS 67042, Melissa Dinsmore (316) 322–4517
Hutchinson, KSHospital, 1701 East 23rd St, 1st Wed, 2:00 pm, (316) 665–2505
Kansas City, KSBetter Breathers Club, Providence Medical Center Lung Center, 8929 Parallel Parkway, 1st Wed, 3:30 pm, (913) 596–4950
Lawrence, KSMemorial Hospital, 325 Maine, 4th Wed, 1:00 pm, (785) 749–6100
Manhattan, KSBetter Breathers Club, Mercy Health Center, Manhattan, KS 66502, 2nd Wed, from April through November, (785) 539–4072
Overland, Park, KSHoly Cross Lutheran Church, 7851 West 119th St, Overland Park, 3rd Wed, 3:00 to 5:00 pm, (816) 931–3215
Roeland Park, KSCommunity Center, Area Agency on Aging, 3rd Wed, 10:00 am, (913) 649–6004
Salina, KSHuffers & Puffers, Salina Regional Home Medical Services, 520 South Santa Fe, Salina, KS, 2nd Thur, 4:00 to 5:00 pm, Kay Schmitt, CRT (785) 823–8770
Westwood, KSLungs, Inc, Westwood City Hall, 4700 Rainbow Blvd, Westwood, KS 66205, 4th Thur, 12:00 noon, Judy Moore (913) 362–1550
Ashland, KYBetter Breathers Club, Our Lady of Bellefonte, Ashland, KY, Donna Holbrook (606) 833–3516
Cynthiana, KYBetter Breathers Club, Harrison Memorial Hospital, Cynthiana, KY, Sharon Marsh (606) 235–3553
Danville, KYBetter Breathers Club, McDowell Wellness Center, 1107 Ben Ali Drive, Danville, KY, last Thur, 6:30 pm, Jenny Baker, RN (859) 936–7229
Edgewood, KYBetter Breathers Club of Northern Kentucky, HealthSouth Rehab Hospital, Edgewood, KY 41017, American Lung Association, Jennifer Kroger (859) 801–9811, Healthsouth, Robert Armour (859) 341–2044
Elizabethtown, KYBetter Breathers Club, Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown, KY, Kay Stone (270) 765–1294
Glasgow, KYBetter Breathers Club, TJ Sampson Hospital, Glasgow, KY, Brock Steckline (270) 651–4350
Henderson, KYPulmonary Support, Methodist Hospital, monthly, 827–7486
Hopkinsville, KYBetter Breathers Club, Jennie Stuart Medical Center, Hopkinsville, KY, Peggy Lewis (270) 887–0629
Louisville, KYA Breath of Life 1, Norton Suburban Hospital, 4001 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, KY 40207, 3rd Tues, 7:30 pm, Mary Fox (502) 239–4480 or Joyce Grunder (502) 326–0068
Louisville, KYA Breath of Life 2, Norton Audubon Hospital, 1 Audubon Plaza Drive, Louisville, KY 40217, 3rd Thur, 2:00 pm, Mary Fox (502) 239–4480
Louisville, KYBetter Breathers Club, Jewish Hospital Health Lifestyle Center, 3600 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40218, 3rd Tues, 2:30 pm, Lisa Mullins (502) 454–5100
Louisville, KYBetter Breathers Club, Norton Hospital, 315 East Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202, 1st Wed, 2:30 pm, Rita Gord (502) 629–3444
Louisville, KYBetter Breathers Group, CARITAS Medical Center, 1850 Bluegrass Ave, Louisville, KY 40215, 4th Thur, 6:30 pm, Patsy Breeland (502) 361–6738
Louisville, KYBetter Breathers Club, Frazier Rehab/Healthy Lifestyle Center, Bashford Manor Mall, Louisville, KY, Cindy Martin (502) 582–7620
Mayfield, KYBetter Breathers Club, Pine Lake Regional Hospital, Mayfield, KY, Tony Fry (270) 251–4120
Owensboro, KYBetter Breathers Club, Green River Heart Institute, Owensboro, KY, Gina Smith (270) 688–0808 ext 244
Parrish, KYCOPD Group, Parish Center Medical Plaza, Green River Heart Institute, 815 East Parrish Ave
Richmond, KYBetter Breathers Club, Pattie A Clay Hospital, Richmond, KY, Keith Hodges (606) 625–3193
Somerset, KYBetter Breathers Club, Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, 305 Langdon St, Kevin Gregory (606) 678–3530
Alexandria, LABetter Breathers Club of Cenla, Cabrini PowerCenter, MacArthur Dr, Alexandria, LA, Cabrini Mediplex, Masonic Drive, across from Cabrini Hospital, 3rd Tues, 2:00 to 3:00 pm, April Brouillette (318) 448–4972
Covington, LASt Tammany Parish Hospital, 1202 S Tyler St, 3rd Sat, 1:00 pm, Rhonda Harrison (985) 898–3785, Fax (985) 898–3775
Leesville, LABetter Breathers of Vernon Parish, Parish Library, 1401 Nolan Trace @ Abe L Allen Memorial Dr, Leesville, LA 71446, 2nd Fri, 2:00 pm, (337) 397–8839
Metairie, LABetter Breathers Club, East Jefferson General Hospital, 4200 Houma Blvd, Metaire, LA 70006, Sherry Amadon or Tom Roundtree (504) 454–4878
Monroe, LABetter Breathers Club, St Francis Community Health Center, 920 Oliver Rd, Marie Easterling (318) 327–6229
Opelousas, LABetter Breathers Club, Opelousas General Health System, Auditorium A, 3rd floor, 2nd Wed, 9:00 am, Jessie Castille, RRT 943–7121
Bangor, MEBetter Breathers Club, St Joseph Hosp, Bangor, ME, 2nd Thur, 2:00 pm, (207) 262–1809
Farmington, MEFranklin Memorial Hospital, Walden Room, One Hospital Drive, Farmington, Maine 04938, 4th Tues, 10:00 am, (207) 779–2727
Portland, MEPulmonary Support Group, New England Rehabilitation Hospital, 333 Brighton Ave, 1st Tues, 2:30 pm, 879–8589
Rockport, MERespiratory Support Group, Rehab Education Room Pen Bay Medical Center, Rockport, ME, last Tues, 12:00 noon, Janey Barthelette, RRT (207) 596–8880
Annapolis, MDAnne Arundel Support Group, Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2001 Medical Parkway, Annapolis, MD, 3rd Thur, 1:00 pm , Ruth Hayden (410) 267–1571
Baltimore, MDBetter Breathers Group, Northwest Hosp Ctr at Liberty Senior Center, (410) 887–0780
Baltimore, MDLUNGS, St Agnes Hospital, Box 007, 900 Canton Ave, Baltimore, MD 21229, 3rd Weds, Carlie Ream, RRT (410) 368–2044
Baltimore, MDBetter Breathers, Harbor Hospital’s LifeResource Center, 2990 S Hanover St, 2nd Mon, 12:00 noon registration, (410) 350–8255
Bethesda, MDBetter Breathing, Suburban Hospital, 8600 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD, 2nd Wed/quarter, 1:00 pm, meets at Classic Residence by the Hyatt Regency in Chevy Chase, (301) 896–3939
Cambridge, MDByrn St Better Breathers Club, Dorchester General Hospital, Marybeth Daniels, RN (410) 228–5511 ext 8201
Clinton, MDPulmonary Pals Support Group, Colony South Hotel & Conference Center, 4th Tues, 5:00 pm, Debbie Ford, RRT (301) 877–7370
Easton, MDBetter Breathers Club, Memorial Hospital, 219 S Washington St, Marybeth Daniels, RN (410) 822–1000 ext 5208
Hagerstown, MD2nd Wind Club, Washington County Hospital, 251 E Antietam St, Hagerstown, MD, Carolyn Hetzer
Rockville, MDBetter Breathers Club, Montgomery Therapy, LLC, 15200 Shady Grove Road, Suite 204, Rockville, MD 20850, 3rd Thur, 11:00 am, (301) 417–2652
Silver Spring, MDBreathing Support Group, Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910, (301) 754–7382
Athol, MABetter Breathers, Athol Memorial Hospital, Debbie Lamir (978) 756–5749
Attleboro, MABetter Breathers, Sturdy Memorial Hospital, 211 Park St, Attleboro, MA 02703, Donna Hopkinson BS, CRT, Fax (508) 236–7554
Brockton, MABetter Breathers, Brockton Hospital Assembly Room, last Tues, 2:00 pm, (508) 941–7979
Cape Cod, MACOPD Support Group, Orleans, (508) 775–3099
Cape Cod, MAFamily & Friends of COPD Support Group, Cape Cod Hospital, (508) 862–5223
Central Massachusetts, MACOPD Support Group, Ken Baker (978) 582–6865
Concord, MAEasy Breathers Club, Emerson Hospital, Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, North Assembly Room 3rd Thur, 12:00 noon, refreshments served, (978) 287–3715
Falmouth, MAPulmonary Support Group, Falmouth Hospital, (508) 457–3687
Gardner, MABetter Breathers, Heywood Hospital, Debbie Lamir (978) 756–5749
Greenfield, MABetter Breathers, Franklin Medical Center, 164 High St, Greenfield, MA 01301, main level conference rooms, last Tues, 1:30 pm, Rose Deskavich, OTR (413) 773–2724
Holyoke, MABetter Breathers, South 4 Conference Room of Holyoke Hospital, 1st Mon, 5:00 pm, Jim Lewis 534–2556
Leominster, MABetter Breathers, Health Alliance Leominster Hospital, Debbie Lamir (978) 756–5749
Lowell, MASaints Memorial Medical Center, Pulmonary Rehab Dept at Health South, 220 Pawtucket St, Lowell, MA, 1st Wed, 2:00 pm, no meetings during the summer, (978) 272–2866
Ludlow, MABetter Breathers, HealthSouth, 14 Chestnut Place, 1st floor conference room, 1st Thur, 1:30 pm, Jackie Stacy, RRT 589–7581
Lynn, MACOPD Support Group, Union Hospital, Lynnfield St, 2nd Mon, alternating months, 1:00 pm, Julie Jones (978) 477–3102
Milford, MABetter Breathers, Milford–Whitinsville Regional Hospital, Debbie Lamir (978) 756–5749
New Bedford, MABetter Breathers Club, Knowles Auditorium, St Luke’s Site, l0l Page St, New Bedford, monthly, Southcoast Wellness Line (800) 497–1727
North Adams, MABetter Breathers, Mary Spitzer Senior Center, 3rd Thur, 1:00 pm, David Blanchette 664–5522
Norwood, MABetter Breathers Club, Caritas Norwood Hospital, Norwood, MA, 3rd Wed, 12:30 pm, (978) 769–2950 ext 2024
Orleans, MAOrleans Senior Center, 2nd Wed, JoVon Tucker (508) 945–7771
Pittsfield, MABetter Breathers Club, Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA, 1st Wed, 1:00 pm, (413) 447–3093 or 1–800–635–7887 ext 12
Pittsfield, MABetter Breathers, 5th floor of the Medical Arts Complex, 777 North St, 2nd Wed, 1:00 pm, Dana Vandesteene, RRT (866) 851–7522
Shirley, MABetter Breathers Club, Emerson Hospital, North Assembly Room, 3rd Thur, noon to 1:00 pm, refreshments served
Springfield, MAPulmonary Support Group, Weldon Center for Rehabilitation at Mercy Hospital, 233 Carew St, 4th Wed, 1:00 pm, Linda Chastain, RN, RRT or Donna Hawk, RRT (413) 748–6965 or 748–9669
Springfield, MABaystate Medical Center, 3300 Main St, Springfield, MA 01199, Hampden County, Community Room, 1st floor Chestnut Building, Conference Room A & B, 2nd Mon, 6:00 pm, Marie Lemoine, MSN, RN, RCP Coordinator
Ware, MABetter Breathers, Mary Lane Hospital, 4th Tues/alt months, 2:00 pm, 967–9077
Wellfleet, MACape COPD Support Group, 134 Compass Hill Rd, Wellfleet, MA 02667, JoVon Tucker (508) 945–7771
Westfield, MABetter Breathers Club, Noble Hospital, Cardiopulmonary Classroom, 3rd floor, 2nd Wed, 2:00 pm, Tom Tremblay 568–2811
Woburn, MAEasy Breathers, New England Rehabilitation Hospital, 4th Thur, 1:00 pm, refreshments served
Worcester, MAWorcester Senior Center, 128 Providence St, Worcester, MA, 1st Fri, 3:00 pm
Worcester, MAWhittier Rehabilitation Hospital, 150 Flanders Road, 3rd Thur, 2:00 pm, Joanne (508) 871–2134
Alma, MIBetter Breathers Club, Gratiot Health System, 300 E Warwick Dr, Alma, MI 48801, last Tues 4:00 pm, (989) 463–1101
Ann Arbor, MIPondview, 5111 Venture Dr, Ann Arbor, 2nd Wed, 1:45 to 2:45 pm, Terri Schillinger (734) 712–5367
Battle Creek, MIBurnham Brook Senior Center, Country Kitchen, 245 W Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, 2nd Wed, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Deborah Pierce (616) 966–8438
Chelsea, MIChelsea Community Hospital, Dining Room A/B, 775 S Main, Chelsea, 3rd Sat, 11:00 to 1:00 pm, No meetings during summer, Dave Glover (313) 475–1311
Commerce Township, MIHuron Valley Hospital GFE, 1 William Carls Dr, Commerce, 3rd Wed, 2:00 pm, Pat Oberlee (248) 937–3314
Dearborn, MIOakwood Hospital, Cardiac Rehab Center, 22060 Beech, Dearborn, 1st Tues, 7:30 pm, Darlene Lingenfelter (313) 436–2255
East China Township, MIRiver District Hospital, Meeting Room #3, 4100 S River Rd, East China Township, 3rd Wed, 3:00 pm, Linda Degloff (810) 329–5365
Farmington Hills, MIBotsford General Hospital , 2 West, Classroom B, 28050 Grand River, Farmington Hills, 3rd Thur, 1:00 pm, Donna Rice (248) 477–6100
Flint, MIPeace Presbyterian Church, 1521 North Elms Road, Flint, 2nd Tues, Steve Carroll (810) 715–0921
Garden City, MIGarden City Hospital, Classroom #2, 6245 N Inkster Rd, Garden City, 3rd Wed, 7:00 pm, Lorie Liegghio (734) 421–3300 ext 3481
Grand Haven, MINorth Ottawa Community Hospital, 1309 Sheldon Rd, Grand Haven, 4th Wed, 4:00 to 5:00 pm, Joe Debrowski (616) 847–5519
Grand Rapids, MIGrand Valley Blood Center, 1036 Fuller NE, Grand Rapids, 2nd Mon, 12:00 to 1:30 pm, May to Nov, American Lung Association (616) 942–0513
Grosse Pointe Farms, MICottage Hospital, Grosse Pointe Farms, 3rd Mon, 3:00 pm, Nancy Messing (313) 640–2582
Holland, MIZeeland Community Hospital Conference Center, Conference Room D, 602 Michigan Ave, Holland, 3rd Thur, 7:00 to 8:00 pm, Jane Martin (616) 394–3706
Howell, MIMcPherson Hospital, Community Room 3, 620 Byron Rd, Howell, 2nd Tues, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Howell Pulmonary Rehab, (517) 545–6020
Lansing, MIPlymouth Congregational Church, 2001 East Grand River, Lansing, 2nd Thur, 1:15 to 2:30 pm, Dec & June 12:00 to 2:00 pm, no meeting July to Sept, Jan to Mar
Lapeer, MIBetter Breathers Club, Lapeer Regional Medical Center, 1375 N Main St, Lapeer, 3rd Tues, 2:00 pm, Harris (810) 667–5675
Livonia, MISt Mary Hospital, Hospital Auditorium, 36475 Five Mile Road, Livonia, 3rd Thur, 7:00 pm, Mary Greer (734) 464–4800
Mackinaw, MIBetter Breather’s Society, Covenant HealthCare, Mackinaw, Weekly Tues, 2:00 pm, (517) 583–5030 or (517) 583–4302
Midland, MIRespiratory Support Group, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2206 Airfield, Midland, (517) 839–3591
Mt Clemens, MIMt Clemens General Hospital, 6th Floor Conference Room, 1000 Harrington Blvd, Mt Clemens, 4th Mon, 7:00 pm, Susan Purcilly (810) 493–3351
Mt Clemens, MIBreathers Club, Mt Clemens General Hospital, 1000 Harrington Blvd, Mt Clemens, MI 48043, 4th Mon, 7:00 pm, Janine (586) 493–3351
Mt Clemens, MIJoseph — West, 1st Floor Conference Room, 15855 Nineteen Mile Road, Mt Clemens, 4th Mon, 1:00 pm, Lyn Ponia (810) 263–2750
Novi, MIBreather’s Club, Botsford Center for Health Services, 39750 Grand River, Novi, MI 48375, Donna Rice (248) 477–6100
Otsego, MIBaraga Manor, 301 Washington St, Otsego, 3rd Tues, 10:00 to 12:00 noon, Jennifer Browning (616) 685–0787
Plymouth, MISt Joseph Mercy Health System, Arbor Health Building, Conference Room, 990 E Ann Arbor Trail, Plymouth, 2nd Wed, 1:30 to 2:30pm, (734) 414–1070
Pontiac, MINorth Oakland Medical Center, Lab Conference Rm, 461 West Huron, Pontiac, 4th Wed, 1:30 pm, Lois Seddon (248) 857–7200
Port Huron, MIPort Huron Medical Center, Suite 11, Main Floor, 1131 Erie, Port Huron, 1st Tues, 12:00 noon, Phil Selice (810) 987–9800
Royal Oak, MIBeaumont Health Center, 4949 Coolidge Hwy, Royal Oak , Classroom #4, 3rd Thur, except Dec, 3:30 to 4:30 pm, Teena M Culhane, RRT (248) 655–5790
Saginaw, MIBetter Breathers Society, Covenant Health Care, 3rd Floor, 5400 Mackinaw, Saginaw, Mon, 1:00 pm, (517) 583–5267
Three Rivers, MIThree Rivers Area Hospital Health TRAC Room, Three Rivers, 2nd Tues, 3:00 to 4:00 pm, Sally Brooks or Joyce Harder (616) 278–1145 ext 376 or (616) 278–8722 ext 458
Traverse City, MIBetter Breathers of Grand Traverse Support Group, Traverse City Senior Center, 801 E Front St, 4th Thur, 2:00 pm, 932–0399
Warren, MISt John Macomb Hospital Center, Executive Office Building, 12000 Twelve Mile Road, Warren, 2nd Tues, 2:00 pm, Sandra Pfunk or Deanna Graves (810) 573–5233
Washington, MIMichigan Alpha–1 & COPD Resource Group, Gift of Life, 2203 Platt Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 3rd Sat, 1:00 to 4:00 pm, Brenda Sebastian or JoAnne Kirby 586-786–5877
Wyandotte, MIWyandotte Hospital, Multi–purpose Room, Wyandotte, 3rd Wed, 11:00 am, Roy Williams (734) 284–2400
Zeeland, MIZeeland Community Hospital, 100 S Pine, Zeeland, 2nd Tues, 7:00 to 8:00 pm Karen Steiger (616) 748–2834
Coon Rapids, MNBreath of Mercy, Mercy Hospital, Heart Center Conference Center lower level, 4050 Coon Rapids Blvd, Coon Rapids, MN 55433, 4th Wed 1:00 pm, Robbie Crannick, RT (763) 236–6867, Roberta.Crannick@allina.com
Duluth, MNShort of Breathers, United Methodist Church, 230 East Skyline Parkway, 1st Tues, 10:30 am, Pat McKone (218) 726–4721, firstname.lastname@example.org
Edina, MNBreathcatchers, Fairview Heart and Vascular Center, 6401 France Ave S LL–4, Edina, MN 55435, Mary Ruff, RRT, RCP (952) 924–5080, email@example.com
Edina, MNIntegrated Medical Rehabilitation, 7250 France Ave S, conf room level A, Edina, MN 55435, 1st Wed, 12:00 to 2:00 pm, please RSVP, (952) 837–8991
Mankato, MNWindjammers, ISJ Hospital, Lower Level Room 0310, 1025 Marsh St, Mankato, MN 56002, 3rd Thur, March to December, 2:30 pm, Mollie Murphy, RRT (507) 385–5605
Minneapolis, MNRespiratory Health Club–Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 4801 France Ave S, Minneapolis, American Lung Association of Minnesota (651) 227–8014, firstname.lastname@example.org. Request that you receive the airLINES newsletter which contains the dates and locations of the upcoming meetings.
Moose Lake, MNMercy’s COPD Support Group, Mercy Hospital & Health Care Center, 710 S Kenwood Ave, Moose Lake, MN 55767, 3rd Wed, 2:00 to 3:30 pm, Shanna Watrin (218) 485–5677, email@example.com
Rochester, MNHuff & Puff Club, Masonic Lodge, Rochester, MN, 3rd Thur, 1:30 pm
Roseville, MNTwin Cities Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group, Roseville Public Library Meeting Room, 2180 North Hamline Ave, Roseville, MN 55113, Once monthly, Sat, 1:00 to 3:00 pm, Kim Faber (763) 503–0161, firstname.lastname@example.org or Stephanie Layer (651) 738–0681, email@example.com
St Cloud, MNBreath Savers, Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St Cloud, MN 56303, 1st Wed, except Jan, Feb, July, & Aug, Jessica Oman, RCP (320) 251–2700, firstname.lastname@example.org
St Paul, MNHuffers & Puffers, American Lung Association of Minnesota, 490 Concordia Ave, St Paul, 2nd Tues, 1:00 pm, American Lung Association of Minnesota (651) 223–9565, email@example.com
Stillwater, MNBreathsavers–Pulmonary Support Group, Cardio–Pulmonary Rehab Exercise Room, in 2C–Room 265, Lakeview Hospital, 4th Tues, 1:00 pm
Wyoming, MNFairview Lakes Regional Medical Center, 5200 Fairview Blvd, Wyoming, MN, 1st Sat, except Jan & July, 11:30 am, Julie M Knutson (612) 990–3092, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gulfport, MSBetter Breathers Support Group, Memorial Hospital, 2nd Thur, 6:00 pm, 396–3122
Hattiesburg, MSBetter Breathers Club, Forrest General Hospital, Cloverleaf Medical Center Plaza, next to WalMart, LiveWell Center, 3rd Wed, 12:00 noon, (601) 288–1951
Jackson, MSBetter Breathers Club, American Lung Association, 731 Pear Orchard Road, Suite 18, Jackson, 1st Tues, 11:30 am, (601) 206–5810
Ocean Springs, MSBetter Breathers and Friends, Ocean Springs Hospital, 1st floor boardroom, 2nd Thur, 1:30 pm, Barbara Butiro 436–1667
Branson, MOBetter Breathers Club, Skaggs Hospital, Skaggs Rd, Branson, MO 65616, 2nd Fri, Pam (417) 335–7155
Bridgeton, MODePaul Health Center, 12303 DePaul Dr, Bridgeton, MO 63044, (314) 344–6177, JimmieH2@aol.com
Cape Girardeau, MOBetter Breathers Club, Cape Girardeau Public Library, 711 N Clark, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701, 2nd Wed, 1:00 pm, Chris Berge Pekios 651–5833 or Lois Schade 339–6276
Chesterfield, MOAire Force, St Luke’s Hospital, 232 S Woods Mill Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017, 4th Wed, 1:00 pm, 434–1500 ext 4233
Chesterfield, MOAsthma Class, St Luke’s Hospital, 232 S Woods Mill Rd, Chesterfield, 1st Tues/quarter, 6:30 pm, 205–6807 ext 4233
Joplin, MOHuff & Puff, St John’s Med Center, 9th floor, Joplin, MO, 1st Wed, 1:00 pm, Jack Wallace (417) 206–0068
Joplin, MOFreeman Breathe Right Support Group, Freeman Hospital, Joplin MO, 4th or 5th Wed, 2:30 pm, Stacy Madden (417) 347–3533
Joplin, MOPulmonary Support Group, Collegeview Manor, 3828 Collegeview Drive, Joplin, MO, 1st Thur, 11:30 am, (417) 782–6212
Kansas City, MOBetter Breathers Club, Heartland Therapy Centers, 3215 Main, Suite 202, Kansas City, MO 64111, April to December, 3rd Wed, 12:00 to 2:00 pm, (816) 931–3215, JNeustaedter@HTCKC.com
Kirkwood, MOPulmonary Support Group, St Joseph Hospital, 525 Couch Ave, Kirkwood, MO 63122, 1st Thur, 1:00 pm, 945–4500
Lebanon, MOBetter Breathers Club, St John’s Hospital, Lebanon, Cardiac Rehab Classroom, across the street from the hospital, 2nd Mon, 1:00 pm, (417) 533–6700
Rolla, MOBetter Breathers Support Group, Phelps County Regional Medical Center, Private Dining Room 1, 3rd Thur, 3:00 pm, participants should use the main entrance for access
Rolla, MOBreathe Easy (Breath for Life), Rolla Residential Care Center, 1700 E 10th St, Rolla, MO 65401, ½ mile E of the Forum Shopping Center, 4th Thur, 1:00 pm, Gary Brummitt (573) 299–4469
St Charles, MOBetter Breathers Club, SSM St Joseph Health Center, 300 First Capitol Drive, St Charles, 2nd Mon, 11:30 to 1:30 pm, free lunch provided, (636) 947–5682
St Louis, MOPulmonary Support Group, St Anthony’s Medical Center, Respiratory Department, 10010 Kennerly Rd, St Louis, MO 63128, 525–1734
St Louis, MO2nd Wind Lund Transplant Association, 3440 Halliday, St Louis, MO 63119, 2nd Sun, 2:00 pm, President: Tom Archer (314) 664–6360, www.secondwindstl.org
St Louis, MOPulmonary Support Group, Barnes–Jewish St Peters Hospital, Healthwise Center in physician office building No 1, 6 Jungermann Circle, Suite 117, Wed/alt months, 1:00 pm, (636) 916–9650 to register
St Peters, MOBetter Breathers Club, SSM St Joseph Health Center, 300 First Capitol Drive, St Charles, 2nd Mon, 11:30 to 1:30 pm, free lunch provided, (636) 947–5682
Washington, MOPulmonary Support Group, St John’s Mercy Hospital–Washington, 200 Madison Ave, Washington, MO 63124, (314) 239–8858
Billings, MTDeaconess Hospital, 3rd Wed, 1:30 pm, Alan Thomas (307) 427–7501 ext 280
Bozeman, MTDeaconess Hospital, 915 Highland Blvd, Bozeman, MT 59715, Terri Knobel 585–5040
Bozeman, MTAsthma Support Group, last Mon, call for location, Chad Green 585–1019
Great Falls, MTAsthma Education, Great Falls Clinic, Vicki Johnson 771–3370
Helena, MTSt Peter’s Hospital, Meeting Room 1, 1st Tues, 1:00 pm, John Stewart 447–2622
Kallispelll, MTThe Summitt, 3rd Wed, 3:00 pm, Al Hoffmeister 751–4504 or Ray Price, PO Box 130374, Coram, MT 59913, 387–4102
Missoula, MTCOPD Support Group, Providence Center, 902 N Orange St, 329–5845, 329–5847 or 329–2826
Missoula, MTAsthma Information Resources, St Patrick’s Hospital Auditorium, Lori Praus, 243–5484 or 721–8970
Missoula, MTCOPD/Pulmonary Support Group, Rehabilitation Center Conference Room, Community Medical Center, 2827 Fort Missoula Road, 2nd Wed, 2:00 to 3:30 pm, Colleen 327–4269
Stevensville, MTBitterroot Better Breathers Support Group, Stevensville Main St Association, 102–B Main St, 4th Thur, 2:00 pm, Bob 777–5885
North Platte, NECOPD Support Group, 1620 East 4th St, North Platte, NE 69101, 2nd Tues, 5:30 pm, Matt Wolfe (308) 534–7733
Omaha, NEBetter Breathers, Alegent Health, Immanuel Medical Center, 6901 N 72 St, Omaha, NE 68122, 2nd Tues, (402) 572–2575
Boulder City, NVBetter Breathers Club, Boulder City Senior Center, 813 Arizona St, 3rd Wed, 10:00 am, Bruce Borchard (702) 368–4477
Gardnerville/Minden, NVBetter Breathers Club, Carson Valley Medical Center, 1107 Hwy 395, 4th Thur, 2:15 pm, Shannon Cridebring (775) 782–1626
Henderson, NVGreen Valley Pkwy, Paragon HealthCare, 1701–8 Green Valley Parkway #8, 2nd Tues, 2:00 pm, Carla Spears (702) 914–2790
Henderson, NVHealthSouth Rehab Hospital, 10201 Jeffreys St, 4th Thur, 2:00 pm, Marilyn Fink (702) 939–9414
Las Vegas, NVCentral Better Breathers Club, HealthSouth Rehab Hospital, 1250 S Valley View Blvd, 3rd Tues, 2:00 pm, Bunny Grangaard (702) 431–6333
Las Vegas, NVO2 On the Go, Northwest YMCA and Leisure Center, 3521 North Durango, Las Vegas NV, twice monthly, the 2nd and 4th Fri of every month, 10:00 to 12:00 noon, Marva Raines (702) 872–5395
Reno, NVLife with O2 Support Group, Saint Mary’s Community Wellness, 745 West Moana Lane, Suite 100, 3rd Thur, 10:30 am, 770–6100
Reno, NVPursed Lip Pals Support Group, Washoe Med Health Enhancement Services, 1500 E 2nd St, 4th floor, 3rd Thur, 1:45 pm, (775) 982–5714
South Lake Tahoe, NVBetter Breathers Club, South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe, 3rd Wed, 10:30 am, Jan Peacock (530) 542–3000 ext 2500
Sparks, NVBetter Breathers, Vista Medical Office Building, 2345 E Prater Way, Suite 200, 2nd Thur, 3:00 pm, Carol Bonnici (775) 351–2600
Laconia, NHEager Breathers Networking Meeting, Community Wellness Center, 31 Gilford Ave, Laconia, 2nd Tues, 1:00 pm, 524–3211 ext 3628
Keene, NHBetter Breathers Club, Cheshire Med Center, Conference Room 1, 580 Court St, Keene, NH, 2nd Fri, 1:00 pm, (603) 352–2101
Nashua, NHInspire Pulmonary Support Group, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Prospect St, Nashua, NH 03033, Esther Moverman, RRT, RCP (603) 577–2329
Portsmouth, NHSeacoast Huffers and Puffers, Portsmouth Regional Hospital and Pavilion, 333 Borthwick Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801, bimonthly, 433–4895 for dates and location
Wolfeboro, NHPulmonary Support Group, Huggins Hospital, 569–7566
STATE WIDE:SUPPORT GROUPS: New Jersey Self–Help Clearinghouse maintains a database of more than 4,500 support groups in New Jersey, plus 200 help lines/hot lines. Call (800) 367–6274 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Mon through Fri.
Browns Mills, NJBetter Breathers Club, Deborah Heart and Lung Center, 200 Trenton Rd, Browns Mills, NJ, last Fri, 10:00 am, (609) 893–6611 ext 4784
Cape May Courthouse, NJPulmonary Support Group, Burdette Tomlin Hospital, Classroom A, Stone Harbor Boulevard, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210, 3rd Wed, 1:00 pm, (609) 463–2000
Cedar Knolls, NJBetter Breathers Club, 8 Saddle Rd, Suite 202, Cedar Knolls, NJ, 3rd Thur, 5:15 pm, Michele DaSilva or Jackie Shoshan (973) 455–1122
Dover, NJLung Transplant Support Group, Saint Clare’s Health System, Dover, 400 West Blackwell St, Dover, NJ 07801, (973) 989–3128, Fax (973) 989–3221
East Orange, NJPREP–COPD Support Group (For Veterans Only), VA Medical Center, 385 Tremont Ave, East Orange, NJ 07018, Odarka Mechnycz–Vincent (973) 676–1000
Eatontown, NJBetter Breathers Support Group, Monmouth Medical Center, 300 2nd Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740, *meets at SCAN, Monmouth Mall, Rt 35 & Rt 36, Eatontown, NJ, (732) 923–6990
Elizabeth, NJCOPD Adult Support Group, Elizabeth General Medical Center, 925 East Jersey St, Elizabeth, NJ 07207, 3rd/4th Fri, Fred Holper (908) 629–8163
Elmer, NJBetter Breathers Support Group, Elmer Heart and Lung Center, West Front St, Elmer, NJ, Dee Shropshire (856) 358–7557
Freehold, NJA Breathing–Disorders Support Group, Centracare Health System, meets once a month, except in June, July & August, (732) 294–2671 for location, dates and times
Hackensack, NJAlpha 1 Emphysema (This group is for patients with the inherited form of emphysema), Hackensack University Medical Center, Heckemian Conference Center, 1st Sat, 1:00 pm, Joe Reidy (201) 444–7839
Holmdel, NJBetter Breathers Support Group, Bayshore Community Hospital, 727 North Beers St, Holmdel, NJ, every other week, (732) 888–5267
Livingston, NJBetter Breathers Club, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Comprehensive Outpatient Rehab, 94 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, NJ 07039, Steven Panka (973) 533–8990
Livingston, NJPulmonary Support Group, (973) 322–8926
Long Branch, NJBetter Breathers Support Group, Monmouth Medical Center, 300 2nd Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740, *meets at SCAN, Monmouth Mall, Rt 35 & Rt 36, Eatontown, NJ, (732) 923–6990
Manahawkin, NJBetter Breathers Support Group, Southern Ocean County Hospital, 1140 W Route 72 Manahawkin, NJ, The Wellness Center, Carol Schoenberger (609) 978–8900 ext 2015
Marlton, NJBetter Breathers Club, Mediplex Rehab Center, 300 Brick Rd, Marlton, NJ 08053, Contact: American Lung Association of New Jersey, (609) 452–2112
Monmouth, NJEasy Breathers, Long Branch Senior Center, 85 2nd Ave, Long Branch, 1st Mon, 2:00 to 3:30 pm, registration and free membership required, (732) 571–6542
Newton, NJCOPD Pulmonary Support Group, Newton Memorial Hospital, 175 High St, Newton, NJ 07860, 2nd Tues, 1:30 pm, Michael Kelly (973) 579–8620
Paramus, NJRAP–COPD Support Group, Valley Home Care, 15 Essex St, Paramus, NJ 07652, 1st Thur, 1:30 pm, Gail Clark or Bonnie DeLyons (201) 291–6000
Plainfield, NJCOPD Support Group, Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center, Park Ave & Randolph Road, Plainfield, NJ 07061, 3rd Thur, 12:30 pm, Karen Boccia or Peggy Martina (908) 668–2317
Pomona, NJBetter Breathers Support Group, Bacharach Rehabilitation Hospital, 61 W Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona, NJ, Faith Crowe (609) 748–2090
Princeton, NJBetter Breathers Club, Princeton Medical Center, 253 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ, 2nd Fri, 2:30 pm, (609) 452–2112
Secaucus, NJ2nd Wind Pulmonary Support Group, Life Span Center, Meadowlands Hospital, 55 Meadowlands Parkway, Secaucus, NJ 07096, 1st Mon, 12:30 pm, Dan Lange (201) 392–3531
Silverton, NJBetter Breathers Support Group, Medical Center of Ocean County/Lung Center, 2446 Church Road, Silverton, NJ, Arlene McCourt (732) 255–7700
Summit, NJBetter Breathers, Overlook Hospital, 99 Beauvoir Ave, Summit, NJ 07901, 2nd Wed, 2:30 pm, Nancy D’Ambrosio (908) 522–2268
Wayne, NJEasy Breathers Club, Wayne General Hospital, 225 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470, 3rd Wed, 1:00 pm, Gail Bartilucci (973) 956–3725
Albuquerque, NMBetter Breathers at American Lung Assoc, 7001 Menaul NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, 3rd Thur, 1:00 pm, Suzanne Prinz (505) 296–3968
Albuquerque, NMPulmonary Support Group, Health Plex, 6301 Forest Hills, NE, Albuquerque, NM, 3rd Fri, 10:45 to 12:15, Margaret Cost (505) 865–6607
Clovis, NMEmphysema Support Group, Clovis Carver Library, Ingram Room, 7th & Main, 2nd Tues, 6:00 pm, call first, Laura 762–3972
Gallup, NMBetter Breathers Club, Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care, 1901 Redrock Dr, Gallup, NM 87301
Roswell, NMBetter Breathers Club, Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, Frontier Medical, 217–A N Main, Roswell, NM 88202, Susan Dominguez
Santa Fe, NMSt Vincent Hospital Center for Living Well (Phases III and IV), meets quarterly, Ron Hendershot 995–3997
Albany, NYBetter Breathers Club, St Peter’s Hospital, Albany, NY 12208, April to October, Bill Fazioli (518) 525–6175
Bethpage, NYEasy Breathers Club, MidIsland, 1st Wed, 2:00 pm, 579–6000
Carmel, NYBetter Breathers, Putnam Community Hospital, Stoneleigh Ave, Carmel, NY 10512, 3rd Thur, 7:00 pm, (914) 279–5711 ext 263
Catskill, NYBetter Breathers Club, Elks Lodge, Jefferson Heights, Catskill, Tony Pickston (518) 943–3456 or 1–800–260–1190 ext 116
Catskill, NYBetter Breathers Club, Morrissey Conference Room, Bassett Hospital of Schoharie County, 3rd Tues, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, (518) 254–3261
Cortlandt Manor, NYBetter Breathers Club, Hudson Valley Hospital Center, 2nd Wed, Scott Coldwell, BS, RRT 734–3810
Columbia/Greene Counties, NYClark Respiratory Supplies, for locations, dates & times call Tony Pickston (518) 943–3456
Freeport, NYCOPD Support Group, South Nassau Community Hospital, 2nd Tues/month
Glen Cove, NYEasy Breathers Club, NorthShore, 1st Wed, 2:00 pm, 674–7300
Glens Falls, NYBetter Breathers Club, Glens Falls Hospital, Pruyn Pavilion, 1st Floor Waiting Area, 100 Park St, 3rd Tues, Apr to Nov, 7:00 pm, Kerry Summer (518) 926–2082 or Vicky Cooper, RRT (518) 926–2084
Harris, NYBetter Breathers, Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris, NY 12742, 2nd Thur, Apr to Dec, (845) 794–3300 ext 2142
Hudson,NYBetter Breathers Club, Elks Lodge, Union St, Hudson Tony Pickston (518) 943–3456 or 1–800–260–1190 ext 116
Johnstown, NYBetter Breathers Club, HealthLink, Johnstown Mall, Johnstown, 2nd Thur, 1:00 pm
Kingston, NYBetter Breathers, Kingston Hospital, 396 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401, 1st Mon, 2:00 pm, 4th floor Conference Room (914) 331–3131
Lebanon, NYBetter Breathers, Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, 1:00 pm, 1st Wed, 451–7158
Little Falls, NYBetter Breathers Club, Blessed Sacrament Church, sponsored by Little Falls Hospital, 3rd Wed, 1:00 pm, Michael Lyon 823–5370 or Rose Cirillo 866–0776
Manhasset, NYLong Island Jewish Medical Center, LIJ Pavilion, 1554 Northern Blvd, Manhasset, NY 11030, Lobby Conference Room, 2nd Fri, 1:00 pm, Donna Tsang, RRT, CPFT (516) 465–5420
Mohawk, NYBetter Breathers Club, Blessed Sacrament Church, sponsored by Little Falls Hospital, 4th Wed, 1:00 pm, Michael Lyon 823–5370 or Rose Cirillo 866–0776
Montour Falls, NYBetter Breathers Support Group, Catherine Court Apartments, Montour Falls, 3rd Wed, 3:00 to 4:00 pm
New Hyde Park, NYAsthma Support Group, Emphysema Support Group and Workshop: Learning to Live With Emphysema, Oxygym Fitness Centers, 2343 New Hyde Park Road, (516) 437–7236
New Rochelle, NYBetter Breathers, Sound Shore Hospital (New Rochelle Hospital), 16 Guion Place, New Rochelle, NY 10802, 3rd Wed, 7:00 pm, (914) 632–5000 or (914) 637–1431
New York, NYAsthma/Emphysema Self–Help Groups, 172 E 4th St, Apt 11–F, New York, NY 10009, dates & times vary, call either Wally Ayes (212) 475–0469 or John Leaman (212) 777–0486. Also publishes “Respiratory News & Views” newsletter. Call for subscription (212) 777–0486.
New York, NYTeleconference support group for the homebound with breathing problems, meets weekly via your phone for an hour for 12 weeks, sponsored by Dorot Social Service Agency, chaired by the Asthma/Emphysema Self–Help Group, call Dorot at (212) 769–2850
New York, NYJames P Mara Center for Lung Disease, St Luke’s–Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1000 10th Ave, Winston Conf Room, (between 58th & 59th Sts), New York, New York 10019, 1st Tues, 2:30 pm, Lori Tartell, RN (212) 523–5471
New York, NYNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Milstein Pavilion, Pines Conf Room, Ft Washington Ave at 168th St, 1st Mon, 11:30 am, Kim Stavrolakes, PT (212) 305–0890
New York, NYJamaica Hospital Medical Center, 8900 Van Wyck Expressway, 3rd Wed, 12:00 noon, Barbara Brooks, RRT (718) 206–7126
New York, NYNew York/New Jersey Alpha–1 Support Group, Roosevelt Hospital, meets quarterly, Joe Reidy (201) 444–7839
New York, NYRespiratory Support group, Mt Sinai Medical Center, meets every 2 months, (212) 241–6067
North Tarrytown, NYBetter Breathers, Phelps Memorial Hospital, C–Level Classroom, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow (North Tarrytown), NY 10591, 2nd Tues, 7:00 pm, (914) 366–3000
Norwich, NYBetter Breathers Club, Chenango Memorial Hospital, (607) 337–4215
Nyack, NYBetter Breathers, Nyack Hospital, Kurtz Auditorium, North Midland Ave, Nyack, NY 10960, 2nd Tues, 7:00 pm, Harold Wilson (845) 429–3847
Peekskill, NYBetter Breathers, Hudson Valley Hospital Center, 1980 Crompound Road, Peekskill, NY 10566, 2nd Wed, 2:00 pm, (914) 734–3294
Port Jefferson, NYEasy Breathers Support Group, St Charles Hospital & Rehabilitation Center, Pulmo Rehab Gym, 1st Fri, 2:00 pm, (631) 474–6241
Port Jervis, NYBetter Breathers, Mercy Community Hospital, 160 East Main St, Port Jervis, NY 12771, last Tues, 1:00 pm, (914) 856–5351
Poughkeepsie, NYSt Francis Hospital, 241 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, 2nd Tues, 1:00 pm, Nelson Brinin, (845) 483–5777
Poughkeepsie, NYVassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, 1st Tues, 7:00 to 8:00 pm, Conf Room B, (845) 483–6250
Queens, NYALA COPD support group, Forest Hills Public Library, 108–19 71st Ave, 2nd floor, no elevator, (718) 263–5656
Rochester, NYBetter Breathers Club, Rehabilitation Center, University of Rochester, Every other Fri, 1:00 pm, (716) 275–6111 ext 5–2421
Rochester, NYBetter Breathers Club, Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, Respiratory Care Department, 1st Fri, Deborah Hughes, MS, RRT (585) 275–2421, email@example.com
Rockland County, NYBetter Breathers, Nyack Hospital, Kurtz Auditorium, North Midland Ave, Nyack, NY 10960, 2nd Tues, 7:00 pm, Harold Wilson (845) 429–3847
Rockville Center, NYCOPD Support/Education, Mercy Hospital, 1000 N Village Ave, Rockville Center, NY 11570, Sr Marie Buckley 255–2435
Roslyn, NYCOPD Support/Education, St Francis Hospital, 100 Port Washington Blvd, Roslyn, NY 11576, 2nd Thur, 1:30, 562–6126
Saratoga, NYSaratoga Hospital, Usually 2nd Wed, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Laura Blunt, (518) 580–0395
Sidney, NYBetter Breathers Club, Sidney Hospital, Conference Room, 3rd Tues, 3:30 pm, Mar to Nov, 563–1900
Sleepy Hollow, NYBetter Breathers Club, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591, Michele Bertolino, RT (914) 366–3712
Southampton, NYSouthampton Hospital, 265 Meetinghouse Rd, Southampton, NY 11968, call for schedule, Ann Cuccia, RRT, Pulm Fitness Center 726–8435
Troy, NYBetter Breathers Club, Seton Health at St Mary’s Hospital, 1300 Massachusetts Ave, Marillac Board Room, 2nd floor, 3rd Wed, 6:00 pm, reservations required, Charlie Friderici 268–5834
Warwick, NYBetter Breathers, St Anthony’s Community Hospital, 3rd floor, New Conference Room, 15–19 Maple Ave, Warwick, NY 10990, 1st Fri, 1:00 pm, (914) 987–5148
Watertown, NYEasy Breathers, Samaritan Medical Center, 830 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601, 3rd Thur, 3:00 pm, 785–4208, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wellsville, NYPulmonary Support Group, Jones Memorial Hospital, 191 North Main St, Wellsville, New York 14895, monthly, (716) 593–7278
White Plains, NYHarriet F Braunstein Pulmonary Support Group, Occupational Therapy Clinic of Building #7, The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY 10605
Yonkers, NYBetter Breathers, Health Enhancement, 955 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704, 1st & 3rd Tues, 12:00 noon, (914) 237–5592
Asheville, NCBetter Breathers Club, Heart Path Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Asheville Cardiology Associates, Building 5 Vanderbilt Park Drive, Asheville, NC 28803, 4th Thur except Nov and Dec, 10:30 to 12:00 noon, Deb Beck or Renee Whitmire (914) 213–6650 or (914) 213–4330
Buncombe County, NCBetter Breathers Club, St Joseph’s Outpatient Care Facility, 1st Thur, 10:00 am, (704) 252–2071
Burke County, NCBetter Breathers Club, Grace Hospital, 2nd Tues, 10:00 am, (704) 252–2071
Chapel Hill, NC2nd Wind, UNC Hospitals Div of Pulmonary Medicine, 2nd Wed, 4:00 pm, Jeanie Mascarella 966–4131 or 966–4675
Charlotte, NCBetter Breathers Club, 4th Mon, 1:00 pm, (704) 283–3271
Charlotte, NCBetter Breathers Club, Eastern Hills Baptist Church, Charlotte, 4855 Albemarle Rd, 3rd Thur, 2:00 pm, (704) 537–5776
Charlotte, NCNorthEast Better Breathers Support Group, Cannon Heart Center, NorthEast Medical Center, Concord, 2nd Thur, 5:30 pm, 1–800–892–5654
Clyde, NCBetter Breathers Club, Haywood Regional Health and Fitness Center, 75 Leroy George Drive, Clyde, NC 28721, Wendy Peterson RRT, RCP (914) 452–8062 or email@example.com
Concord, NCBetter Breathers Club, Northeast Medical Center, Cannon Heart Center, 301 Medicare Park Drive, Concord, NC 28025, 2nd Thur every month except July/August, 3:00 to 4:00 pm, 1–800–842–6868
Durham, NCDuke University Medical Center, Pulmonary Rehab Program Duke Center for Living, 1300 Morreene Rd, Durham, NC 27705, Tracey Dranttel, RRT 660–6658
Durham, NCBetter Breathers Club, Durham Regional Hospital, 3643 N Roxboro Rd, Durham, NC, 1st Thur, 7:30 pm, Dorothy Potter (919) 220–5261 or (919) 470–4000
Fayetteville, NCBetter Breathers Club, call dates & times, 1–800–821–6205
Forehead City, NCBetter Breathers Club, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 1300 Helen Ave, Forehead City, NC 28560, 3rd Tues every month except June, July, August, and Dec, 3:00 to 4:00 pm, Pam Rose, ART (252) 808–6195
Fuquay–Varina, NCBetter Breathers Club, Fuquay Varina Parks and Recreation Community Center , 820 S Main St, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526, 2nd Tues, Judy Classen, Facilitator (919) 552–9795
Gastonia, NCBetter Breathers Club, Gaston County Cancer Society, 220 E Franklin Blvd, last Thur, 3:00 pm, (704) 864–1271
Gastonia, NCBetter Pulmonary Support Group, Cardiac Health & Fitness Center, Gaston Memorial Hospital, 660 Summit Crossing Place, Suite 302, Gastonia, NC 28054, last Tues, 5:30 pm, Rita Heath (704) 862–6191
Goldsboro, NCBetter Breathers Club, AHEC Auditorium, Wayne Memorial Hospital, 2700 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534, 3rd Thursday, April to Nov, Vicky Morton (919) 731–6001
Greensboro, NCBetter Breathers Club, Wesley Long Hospital, Thompson Auditorium, 3rd Thur, 11:00 am
Greenville, NCBetter Breathers Club, HealthSteps, 2470 Stantonsburg Rd, Greenville, NC 27834, 1st Tues, 1:30 to 2:15, Melinda Bateman (252) 816–5736
Haywood County, NCBetter Breathers Club, Haywood County Hospital, Health Ed Building, 2nd Tues, 10:00 am, (704) 252–2071
Hendersonville, NCBetter Breathers Club, Pardee Health Education Center, Blue Ridge Mall, 1800 Four Seasons Mall, Hendersonville, NC 28792, 1st Thur, 10:00 to 11:00 am, Teresa Heatherly, RRT (914) 696–1082
Hickory, NCBetter Breathers Club, 3rd Floor Nursery Conference Room, Frye Regional Medical Center, 420 North Center St, Hickory, NC 28601, 1st Tues, 12:00 noon, (914) 315–3337
Jacksonville, NCBetter Breathers, (252) 257–6000 ext 169
Kinston, NCBetter Breathers Club, Lenior Memorial Hospital, 100 Airport Rd, Kinston, NC 28503, 2nd Wed, 10:30 to 11:30, Cindy Ail (252) 522–7389
Laurinburg, NCBetter Breathers Support Group, Dulin Center, Scotland Memorial Hospital, 3rd Wed, 2:30 pm, Jill Brown, RRT (910) 291–733
Lexington, NCBetter Breathers Club, Education Center, Lexington Memorial Hospital, 250 Hospital Dr, Lexington, NC 27292, 2nd Mon, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Smithie Parrish (336) 238–4291
Monroe, NCBetter Breathers Club, Conference Room, Basement Floor, Union Regional Medical Center, 600 Hospital Drive, Monroe, NC 28112, 4th Mon, 4:30 pm, (704) 283–3271
Morganton, NCBetter Breathers Club, Phifer Wellness Center, 2165 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655, 2nd Tues, 10:00 to 11:00, Mary Murray (914) 879–7528
Mount Airy, NCBetter Breathers Club, Mount Airy Church of God, 168 Beechnut Lane, Mount Airy, NC 27030, 4th Thur except Nov and Dec, 4:00 pm, Denise Stanfield (336) 768–2596
New Bern, NCBetter Breathers Club, Coastal Rehab 2000 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28561, 2nd Tues, 12:30 to 1:30, Jill Robinson, RRT (252) 633–8609
North Wilkesboro, NCBetter Breathers Club, EMS Building, Wilkes Regional Medical Center, 1370 West D St, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659, 3rd Thur, 4:00 pm, Teresa Willis (336) 651–8064
Raleigh, NCBetter Breather’s Club, Rex Wellness Center of Raleigh, 2nd Tues, 1:30 pm, Diana (919) 784–5864
Roanoke, NCBetter Breathers Club, Health Links, Suite 190, Becker Village Mall, 1620 East 10th St, Ronoake Rapids, NC 27870, 4th Mon, 7:00 to 8:00, Laura Wilder, LPN, RRT, RCP (252) 537–6912
Rocky Mount, NCBetter Breathers Club, Nash Health Care System Community Health, 1771 Jefferies Road, 3rd Wed, 12:30 to 1:30, Lita Wilson (252) 443–8000 or (252) 457–3467
Salisbury, NCRuffy Senior Citizens Home, Salisbury, NC, 2nd Wed, 1:00 pm, (704) 537–5776
Washington, NCBetter Breathers Club, Education Building, 1st Floor, Beaufort County Hospital, 628 East 12th St, Washington, NC, Donna Paschall, RRT, (252) 975–4227
Winston–Salem, NCBetter Breathers Club, Whitaker Rehabilitaion Center, Conference Room 1st Floor, Forsyth Medical Center, 3333 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston–Salem, NC 27103, 2nd Thurs, 1:30 pm, Bill or Sandra Kiger, (336) 718–5083 or (336) 718–8173
Fargo, NDPulmonary Inspirations, MeritCare Pulmonary Rehabilitation, 720 4th St, North, 2nd Mon, 2:30 pm, Rhea Haug (701) 234–5659
Akron, OHPulmonary Support Group, St Paul’s Episcopal Church in west Akron, 2nd Wed, 1:00 pm, (330) 384–7640
Beachwood, OHBetter Breathers Club, University Hospitals, Ahuja Medical, 3999 Richmond Rd, contact facilitator for dates and times
Bellevue, OHBetter Breathers Club, Bellevue Hospital, 1400 W Main St, Lauren Turner, RRT, RCP (419) 483–4040 ext 4303 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Blue Ash, OHBetter Breathers Club, TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Rd, 1st Fri, 12:00 noon, Shawn Chapman, RRT (513) 985–6776
Chardon, OHBetter Breathers Club, University Hospitals, Geauga Medical Center Conference Room, 13207 Ravenna Road, call for schedule Robert J Rosneck (440) 285–6377 or Robert.Rosneck@UHhosp.org
Cincinnati, OHBetter Breathers, Christ Hospital, 2139 Auburn Ave, last Fri, 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Euclid, OHPulmonary Rehab Support Group , Euclid Hospital, 18901 Lake Shore Blvd, Euclid , monthly, Felecia Rodgers (216) 692–8781
Findlay, OHEasy Breathers, Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center, 145 W Wallace St, Findlay, OH 45840, 1st Mon, 12:00 noon, (419) 423–4500
Lawrenceburg, OHBetter Breathers Club, Dearborn County Hospital, Ohio Room, 370 Bielby Road, Lawrenceburg, call to register (812) 537–8431; or 1–800–676–5572, ext 8431
Martins Ferry, OHBetter Breathers, East Ohio Regional Hospital, 90 N 4th St, Martins Ferry, Ohio 43935, Gregory Ray or Diana LaRoche (740) 633–4215, (877) 633–4715 or Fax (740) 633–4124
Monclova, OHALAONW Better Breathers Club, St Luke’s Hospital, 5901 Monclova Road, Monclova, OH 43537, meets monthly plus 3 to 4 social events per year, (419) 897–8449 ext 8852, Fax (419) 897–8441
Middleburg, OHDeep Breathers Pulmonary Support Group, Southwest General Hospital, 18697 Bagley Road , Middleburg Heights, OH, (216) 816–8983
St Marys, OHBetter Breathers Club, Joint Township District Memorial Hospital
Tiffin, OHBetter Breathers Pulmonary Support Group/Potluck, Fostoria Community Hospital Conference Room, Basement Level, 2nd Tues, 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm, bring hot or cold dish to share; meat/beverage provided. Meeting is free, (419) 436–6809
Warrensville Heights, OHPulmonary Rehab Support Group, Fostoria Community Hospital Conference room, basement level, South Pointe Hospital, 4110 Warrensville Center Road, Warrensville Heights, monthly, (216) 491–6083
. Bring hot or cold dish to share; meat/beverage provided. Free. Details (419) 436–6809.
OKLAHOMAAda, OK , Better Breathers Club, Valley View Regional Hospital, 430 N Monta Vista, Ada, OK 74820, 3rd Mon of each month, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Stan Briley, RRT, 580-421–1155, 580-332–2323
Ardmore, OK, Better Breathers Club, Lincare, Grand Ave, Ardmore, OK 73401, Jamee J. Smith, 580-226–7878, call for date, time and location
Clinton, OK, Better Breathers Club, Lincare, 553 S 30th, Clinton, OK 73601, Deborah Melton, 580-323–1377 or 800–888–1377, call for meeting day and time Edmond, OK, Better Breathers Club, Columbia Edmond Hospital, One South Bryant, Edmond, OK 73034, 1st Thursday of every month, 12:00 pm, Teresa Giffin, RRT/Judi McDown, 405-359–5580
El Reno, OK, Better Breathers Club, Parkview Hospital, 2115 Park View Drive, El Reno. OK 73036, Neta Mills, 405-262–2640 x1520, th Thursday of each month, call for time
Enid, OK, Better Breathers Club, Garfield County Health Department, 2501 Mercer Drive, Enid, OK 73701, Denny Krick, Ed.D., 580-233–0650, 3rd Mon of each month, 4:00 pm
Frederick, OK, Better Breathers Club, Tillman County, 224 S 11th, Frederick, OK 73542, Alice Allgood, 580-335–7007, 1st Mon of each month, 12:00 pm Miami, OK, Better Breathers Club, Baptist Regional Medical Center, 200 "2" St SW, Miami, OK 74355, Kathryn Cramer, CRTT, 918-542–6611, 2nd Tues of each month, 12:00 pm in Cafeteria
Midwest City, OK, Better Breathers Club, Midwest Regional Medical Center, 2825 Parklawn Drive, Midwest City, OK 73110, 3rd Wed, 1:00 pm,405-610–3627
Norman, OK, Oklahoma City Cystic Fibrosis Support Program, 2812 Victoria, Norman, OK 73072, Eric Kast, 405-329–5473, call for day and time
Norman, OK, Better Breathers Club, Norman Specialty Hospital, 1210 W Robinson St For more information and to make reservations, call 321–8824. Lunch will be provided. There is no cost for attending.
Oklahoma City, OK, Better Breathers Club, Baptist Medical Center, 3000 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 73112, Carol Williams/Tracy Kwan, 405-949–4044, Monthly, Please call.
Oklahoma, City, OK , Better Breathers Club, Cimmaron Medical Services, Locations Vary, call for location nearest you 405-377–9735
Oklahoma City, OK, Better Breathers Club, Deaconess Medical Office Bldg North, 5701 N Portland, Oklahoma City, OK 73112, 2nd Wed,12:00 pm, 405-604–6000 ext 3606
Oklahoma City, OK, Better Breathers Club, Group for Oklahoma Alpha 1 Support, 801 Turtle Creek Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73170, Wayne Russell, 405-699–2791, call for meeting time.
Oklahoma City, OK, Better Breathers Club, Mercy Conference Center, McAlley Center, 4300 W Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73120, Cindy Taylor, 405-752–3647, 2nd Fri of each month., 1:00 pm
Oklahoma City, OK, Better Breathers Club, Vencor Hospital, 1407 N Robinson, Oklahoma City, OK 73103, Linda Henry, RN/Katie Cook, 3rd Wed of each month, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, Refreshments Served
Ponca City, OK, Better breathers Support Group, St Joseph Regional Medical Center, Conf Rm B, Tues, 6 pm, Sheryl Bryan, RRT at (405) 765-
Sallisaw, OK, Better Breathers Club, Sequoya Memorial Hospital, Hospital Cafeteria, 213 E Redwood, Sallisaw, OK 74955, Helen McGraw, RN, 800–295–4483
3rd Tues of each month, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tulsa, OK, Better Breathers Club, Respiratory Homecare Services, 12929 E 21st St, Suite C, Tulsa, OK 74134, Rick Trujillo, 918-437–8777, 2nd Mon of each month, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Tulsa, OK, Better Breathers Club, Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Cafeteria, 3219 S 79th E Ave, Gary Stanley, 918-663–8183, 2nd Mon of each month, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Tulsa, OK, Better Breathers Club, St John’s Pulmonary Rehab, Mary K. Chapman Health Plaza, 1819 E 19th St, Tulsa (LaFortune Classroom), Weds, coordinating with graduation ceremonies of the rehab program, which is about every five to six weeks. Toi Sanders, Coordinator, 918-254–8872
Woodward, OK, Better Breathers Club, Woodward Hospital and Health Center, Hospital Private Dining Room, 900 17th St, Woodward, OK 73801, Teresa Gould, CRTT, 580-254–8412, th Tues of each month, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Astoria, OR, Better Breathers Club,
Bend, OR, “Airpower”, St Charles Medical Center, lower level classroom, 2500 NE Neff Rd, Bend, OR 97701, last Wed, 1:30 pm, Rod McPheeters 541-382–4321
Corvallis, OR, (New group). Meeting time and place to be determined. Bill Rodgers 541- 451–7159
Eugene OR, Better Breathers Club, Sacred Heart Medical Center, 1255 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR 97401, 2nd Wed, 1:00 pm, Susan Pfanner 541-686–6986
Florence, OR, Better Breathers Club, Peace Harbor Hospital, 400 9th St, Florence, OR 97439-7398, Last Fri , 1:30 pm, Mary Holm 541-997–8412 ext.275
Gearhart, OR, Better Breathers Club, Seaside Chapter, North Coast Home Care, 3535 US Highway 101 N, 4th Thur, 3:00 pm
Grants Pass, OR, Better Breathers Club, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, 520 SW Ramsey Ste 103, Grants Pass, OR 97527, 2nd Wed, 1:00 pm, Barry, RT, 541-472–7850
Gresham, OR, Better Breathers Club, Legacy Mt Hood Medical Center, Multnomah Room, 24800 SE Stark St, 1st Sat at 2:00 pm, 503-(413) 7348
Hermiston, OR, Better Breathers Club, Good Shepherd Community Hospital, Conference Center Three, 610 NW 11th, Hermiston, OR 97838, 2nd Wed at 2:00 pm, Betty Wilcox 541-667–3665
Klamath Falls, OR, Better Breathers Club, Center for Occupational Health, 2621 Crosby Ave, Klamath Falls, OR 97(603) 5726, 2nd Wed, 11:00 am, Jack Veen 541-882–2325
Lebanon, OR, Better Breathers Club, Lebanon Community Hospital, 525 Santiam Hwy, Lebanon, OR 97355, 1st Wed, 1:00 pm, Bill Rodgers 541-451–7159
Lincoln City, OR, Better Breathers Club, Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital, Cafeteria Conference Room, 3042 NE 28th St Lincoln, City, OR, 3rd Mon, Noon, Vonda Etter, 265–2047
BETTER BREATHERS CLUB: Meets from 1:30 to 3 pm the third Thur of the month at the Smullin Health Education Center. Free. call 779–9618
Medford, OR, Better Breathers Club, Rogue Valley Medical Center in Smullin Center, 3rd Thur, 1:30 pm, call 779–9618
Newport, OR, Better Breathers Club, Pacific Communities Health District, Education Room, 930 SW Abbey, Newport, OR 97365-4820 , 3rd Thur, 2:00 .m., Deanna Cruise at 541-265–***2244
Ontario, OR, Better Breathers Club, Holy Rosary Medical Center, Conference rooms 1, 2, & 3, 351 SW 9th St, Ontario, OR 97914, 3rd Thur, 2:30 pm, Shari or Jennifer at 541-889–5331 ext. 4760, 2085
Portland, OR, (Southeast), Better Breathers Club, Portland Adventist Medical Center, Conference Room #4, 10123 SE Market, Portland, OR 97216, 1st Tues, Sandi Dykes at 503-251–6260
Portland, OR, (Southwest), Better Breathers Club, Providen*ce St Vincent’ Medical Center, North Dining Room, 1st Tues, 2:00 pm, 205 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR 97225-6603, Jerry Stoney at 503-216–2291
Reedsport, OR, Better Breathers Club, Lower Umpqua Hospital, 600 Ranch Rd, Reedsport, OR 97467, 4th Fri, 11:30 am, Ace Neilson at 541-271–2171
Roseburg, OR, Better Breathers Club, Mercy Medical Center, Heart/Lung Rehab Classroom, 2459 Stewart Parkway, Roseburg, OR 97470-1596, 2nd Mon, Susan Piekarski at 541-677–4877
Salem, OR, Better Breathers Club, Salem Hospital, Community Rehab Center, 2nd Tues, 2:00 pm, Linda Tier at 503-370–5678
Sandy, OR, Better Breathers Club, Sandy Senior Center, 38348 Pioneer Blvd, Sandy, OR 97055-8004, 4th Fri 1:30 pm, Maggie Lowery at Lincare 503-624–8884
Abington, PAEasy Breathers, Abington Memorial Hospital, 1200 Old York Road (Route 611), Amy Friel (215) 481–2000
Allentown, PABetter Breathers Club, Palmerton Hospital, 135 Lafayette Ave, Last Thur, 1 pm (see Palmerton below)
Altoona, PAPulmonary Support Group, UPMC Altoona Hospital, 620 Howard Ave, Altoona, PA 16601–4899
Bethlehem, PABreathing Buddies Support Group, Lung Association Office, 2121 City Line Rd #2, 2nd Thur, 1:00 pm
Bristol, PALower Bucks Hospital, 501 Bath Road, Bristol, PA, Carol Carson (215) 785–9855
Bryn Mawr, PABryn Mawr Hospital, Sue Powell (610) 526–3848
Carroll Township, PABetter Breathers Support Group, Monongahela Valley Hospital, Carroll Township
Chester, PACrozer Chester Medical Center, Liz Mirzoeff (610) 284–8181
Chester, PABetter Breathing Club, Chester Nursing Center dining room, 2nd Tues, 10:00 am, 581–3151 ext 372
Clearfield, PABetter Breathing Partners, Clearfield Hospital Cafeteria, 2nd Wed, at noon (814) 768–2325
Coatesville, PABrandywine Hospital, 201 Reeceville Rd, Coatesville, PA 19302–1536, Wendy Pino (610) 383–8180
Doylestown, PADoylestown Hospital, Ginny DiNunzio (215) 345–2815
Doylestown, PABetter Breathers Club, Doylestown Hospital, 595 W State St, Doylestown, PA 18901–2597
Greenville, PAPulmonary Club, Greenville Regional Hospital, 3rd Wed, 1:00 pm
Hanover, PABetter Breathers, 250 Fame Ave, Suite 209, Hanover, PA, Meets quarterly, 1st Thur in March, June, September and December at 6 pm, Contact Ann Newman at (717) 633–2159
Harriburg, PABetter Breathers Club, UPMC Harrisburg/Cardiopulmonary Services, Harrisburg, PA 17101, 4th Wed of every month in the Community Room of the Giant on Trindle Road in Camp Hill, Sherry L Winters (717) 782–5366
Haverford, PAMercy Haverford Hospital, (610) 645–3600
Hermitage, PABreathLESS Pulmonary Support Group, Sharon Regional Health System, HealthPLACE on Highland Ave, Hermitage, PA, 2nd Tues, 3:00 pm, Kimberly Hunchuk (724) 983–3899
Kilmarnock, PABetter Breathers Club, RGH Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center, School St, Kilmarnock, 3rd Thur, 12:30 pm 435–3581
Langhorne, PASt Mary’s Medical Center Langhorne, Sara Bell (215) 720–2521
Langhorne, PABetter Breathers Club, St Mary Medical Center, 1201 Langhorne–Newton Road, 3rd Thur, 10:30 am, Mitchell Shiota (215) 943–6102, or email ISMSDP@msn.com
Lansdale, PABetter Breathers, Conference room at Penn Foundation, Lawn Ave, West Rockhill, 3rd Tues, 10:30 am to noon, (215) 453–4389
Lansdale, PAAbington Memorial Hospital, 1200 Old York Road (Route 611), Amy Friel (215) 481–2000
Lewisburg, PABetter Breathers Club, Evangelical Community Hospital, (Apple Conf Room ABC), One Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837, 3rd Wed, 6:30 pm, (570) 522–2000
Meadville, PAEasy Breather’s Club, Meadville Medical Center, Meadville, PA 16335, 3rd Thur, 3:00 pm, (814) 333–5060
Norristown, PAMontgomery Hospital, Easy Breathers, 1400 Powell St, Norristown, PA 19401, Susan Ryan (610) 270–2309
Palmerton, PABetter Breathers Club, 135 Lafayette Ave, Palmerton, 4th Thur, 12:30 pm, For details call (610) 826–1246
Paoli, PAPaoli Memorial Hospital, Easy Breathers, 255 West Lancaster Ave, Paoli, PA 19301–1793, 2nd Tues, 1:30 pm, Carol Proctor (610) 648–1651
Philadelphia, PAFrankford Hospital, Knights And Red Lion Roads, Philadelphia, PA 19114–1486, Lynn Knopka (215) 831–2076
Philadelphia, PANazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19152–2007, Bill Rosen (215) 335–6556
Philadelphia, PANortheastern Hospital, 2301 E Allegheny Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19134, Carol McCann (215) 291–3064
Philadelphia, PAGermantown Hospital (215) 456–8049
Philadelphia, PATemple University Hospital, 3401 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140–5189, (215) 707–3531
Philadelphia, PAEasy Breathers Club, Northeastern Hospital Services, 2301 E Allegheny Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19134, (215) 291–3000
Phoenixville, PAPhoenixville Hospital, 140 Nutt Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460–3900, Trudy Albeitz (610) 983–1243
Pleasant Gap, PABetter Breathers, Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, 550 W College Ave, Pleasant Gap, 3rd Thur, 2:00 pm, (in–service room), 359–3421
Pottstown, PAPottstown Memorial Medical Center, Ken Fisher pager# (610) 327–7000
Reading, PABetter Breather Support Group, St Joseph’s Health Center, 215 North 12th, Reading, PA, 4th Mon, call ALA of PA for details, (610) 404–2230 or (610) 988–9860
Reading, PABetter Breather Support Group, Atonement Lutheran Church, 4th Mon, 1:00 pm, Maryann Karwejna, RRT, (610) 988–9860
Sellersville, PAGrandview Hospital, Kristan Jaros (215) 453–4213
Sharon, PABreathLESS Support Group, Sharon Regional Health System, 2nd Tues, 3:00 pm, Kimberly Hunchuk (724) 983–3899
West Chester, PAChester County Hospital, 701 East Marshall St, West Chester, PA 19380–4412, Mary Ann Foster (610) 566–1399
West Rockhill, PAConference room at Penn Foundation, Lawn Ave, 3rd Tues, 10:30 am to 12:00 noon, (215) 453–4389
Wynnewood, PALankenau Medical Center, 100 East Lancaster Ave, Roland Lindsay (610) 645–2643
York, PAALA Life & Breath Club, Apple Hill Medical Center, 25 Monument Rd, York, PA 17403–5060, 2nd Tues, 1:30 pm, Corinne Burr 1–800–932–0903
Statewide - Better Breathers Support Groups. (ALA sponsored) For those with emphysema and chronic bronchitis and their caregivers Newcomers welcome. For info call Tina at (401) 421-6487.
Blenheim-Newport, Cranston, RI, VASA Hall, 43 Bald Hill Road, Cranston , 2nd Wed Sept to June (2nd Wed of each month Sept. to June). For information, call (401) 421-6487.
North Smithfield, RI, Rehab Hospital of Rhode Island, North Smithfield, 1st Thur, 11:00 am (1st Thursday of month except July & August)
Beaufort, SC,Beaufort Memorial Hospital, meets quarterly, Toni Rehkop, RRT 843-522-5781 or Sally Catlin, email@example.com
Charleston, SC, CareAlliance Health Services, Rutledge Memorial Baptist Church, 2014 Bees Ferry Road, West Ashley, 3rd Wed, 7:00 pm, TEL: 556-6802, Mary Grenier, RRT, CPFT
Concord, SC, Better Breathers, Eastern Hills Baptist Church, 537-5776
Georgetown, SC,Better Breathers, Georgetown Memorial Hospital, 4th Thur, 1:00 pm, Carmen Dalton, RRT 843-527-7400 or Sally Catlin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Georgetown, SC,Better Breathing Club, 2nd Thur (September-May), 12:00 pm,
Gabrielle Steele, email@example.com
Greenwood, SC, Optimum-Life Center Pulmonary Awareness Program, Self Memorial Hospital, 1325 Spring St, Greenwood, SC 29646, call for details, (864) 227-5760
Mecklenburg, SC, Better Breathers, Calvary Lutheran Church, 537-5776
Myrtle Beach,SC, Better Breathers, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, 3rd Thur, 3:00 pm, Lee Hancock, RRT, 843-692-1885 or Sally Catlin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Seneca, SC, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Free Support Group, United Way Center Conference Room, 409 E North 1st St, Seneca, SC 29678, 4th Wed, 10:00 am., Contact: Kathleen Grant (864) 882-8891
Aberdeen, SD, American Lung Association of South Dakota at 1–800–873-5864 or 605-336-7222.
Brookings, SD, American Lung Association of South Dakota at 1–800–873-5864 or 605-336-7222.
Huron, SD, American Lung Association of South Dakota at 1–800–873-5864 or 605-336-7222.
Mitchell, SD, American Lung Association of South Dakota at 1–800–873-5864 or 605-336-7222.
Rapid City, SD, American Lung Association of South Dakota at 1–800–873-5864 or 605-336-7222.
Sioux Falls, SD, American Lung Association of South Dakota at 1–800–873-5864 or 605-336-7222.
Sioux Falls, SD, Pulmonary Rehab Support Group - Sioux Valley Hospital, 3401 W 49th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57106-9918, 4th Tues/ Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec, 2:00 pm, 333-1890, email email@example.com.
Sioux Falls, SD, Pulmonary Support Group - Avera McKennan Hospital, 800 E 21st St, Sioux Falls, SD 57107-5045 , Jean Snyders, 322-5375
Spearfish, SD, American Lung Association of South Dakota at 1–800–873-5864 or 605-336-7222.
Sturgis, SD, American Lung Association of South Dakota at 1–800–873-5864 or 605-336-7222.
Yankton, SD, American Lung Association of South Dakota at 1–800–873-5864 or 605-336-7222.
Chattanooga, TN, Better Breathers of Chattanooga.(the greater Chattanooga area.), Hamilton YMCA, 899-1721, 2nd Wed, 1:00 pm, coordinated by the Chattanooga Chapter of the American Lung Association -629-1098.
Clarksville, TN, Huff-n-Puffers, Gateway health System, 913-551-1711
Collierville, TN,Better Breathers, Inc., Mid–South Therapy Center, Inc., 1133 Polo Drive (Suite 102) in Collierville. 901-853-5950. Meetings are at 3:00 pm on Thursdays but just once a month. The dates vary.
Kingsport, TN, "The Young and the Breathless", Wellmont Hospital, PO Box 238, Kingsport TN, 37662, 4th Thur, Ellen Kelley, Pulmonary Rehabilitation,
Maryville, TN, Better Breathers Group, Blount Memorial Hospital., 907 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, Tenn. 37804, 4th Thur, 12:30-1:30 pm in the Blount Memorial Medical Fitness classroom on the 2-east floor. More information is at 977-4739.
Memphis, TN, Better Breathers, East Memphis Therapy, 2715 Kirby, Suite 15, Memphis, (901) 309-1601, 1st Sun, 2:30 pm
Nashville, TN, Better Breathers Club, St Thomas Health Services, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Department, 4220 Harding Road, Nashville, TN 37205,. 222-6506.
Sevierville, TN, Better Breathers Support Group - Fort Sanders Sevier Medical Center 709 Middle Creek Road, Sevierville, TN 37862, last Tues, 7 pm
Springfield, TN, Pulmonary Support Group, NorthCrest Medical Center, 100 Northcrest Drive, Springfield, TN 37172, 4th Tues. 5:30 pm, 384-1714, Sharon Wheat, CRTT
Abilene, TX, Better Breathers Club, Hendrick Medical Center, 1866 Pine St, Contact, Bonnie Coxe RRT/RPFT Phone 325-670-2280
Amarillo, TX, Better Breathers Club, Amarillo Senior Citizens Center, 1217 S Tyler 3rd Thurs., 5pm-7pm Marcia Baker, Theresa Williamson 806-358-7851
Arlington, TX, Better Breathers Club, Arlington Memorial Hospital, Rex C. McRae Health Services Center, 800 W Randol Mill Rd 3rd Thurs., 6:30 pm, Peggy Murphree 817-548-6307
Athens, TX, Better Breathers Club,East Texas Medical Center, 6444 S Palestine 3rd Thurs. (Sept-May), 12pm Nikki Franks 903-677-8424
Austin, TX, Better Breathers Club, North Austin Medical Center, 12221 Mopac Expwy North 4th Thurs, 1pm Stacie McGregor 512-901-6723
Austin, TX, Better Breathers Club, Seton Medical Center, ITT Building, 6330 E Hwy 290, Suite 315 2nd Thurs, Every other mo. starting July, 12 pm Kitty Collins, RRT 512-324-8719
Beaumont, TX, Better Breathers Club, St Elizabeth Hospital, Respiratory, Therapy Dept., 2830 Clader 2nd Thurs., 12:30p Pam Debner 409-899-7065 ext. 4785
Bedford, TX, Better Breathers Club, Harris Methodist HEB Hospital, 1600 Hospital Parkway, 4th Tues, 6:30p Fran Ahel, RRT 817-685-4296
Brenham, TX, Better Breathers Club, Medi-Care Equipment Specialties
Argent Court of Brenham, 2815 Victory Ave, 1st Mon, 6pm, Carol Gaskamp 979-836-1240
Bryan, TX, Better Breathers Club, St Joseph’s Regional Health Center, 4th Thurs, 8:30p Susan Moore 979-776-2924
Conroe, TX, Better Breathers Club,HealthSouth Rehab N Houston, 18550 I-45 South, 3rd Tues, 3pm Mattie McCowen 281-364-3331
Conroe, TX, Better Breathers Club, Conroe Regional Hospital, 504 Medical Center Blvd, Debbie Landry 409-539-7740
Corpus Christi, TX, Better Breathers Club, Columbia Northwest Hospital,
13725 FM 624 2nd Wed, 12pm, Gigi Perez 361-767-4446
Dalhart, TX, Better Breathers Club,Coon Memorial Hospital, Gary Jacobs 806-249-4571 ext. 3157
Dallas, TX, Better Breathers Club, Methodist Charlton Medical Ctr, 3500 Wheatland 2nd Tues, 10am Michael Crayton 214-947-0671
Dallas, TX, Better Breathers Club, Presbyterian Hospital
5721 Phoenix Dr. 2nd Fri., every 3rd month, 12pm Kristin Marshall 214-345-6374
Dallas, TX, Better Breathers Club, Baylor University Medical Center, 3504 Swiss Ave. #303 2nd Thurs., 1:30 pm Mary Hart 214-820-9792
Dallas, TX, Better Breathers Club, Methodist Dallas Medical Center, 1441 N Beckley Ave, Service Bldg, Room 204 2nd Tues every other month (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec), 11am Nita Pack 214-947-1890
Dallas, TX, Better Breathers Club, Doctors Hospital, 9330 Poppy Dr, West Tower #206 4th Thurs., Except July, Aug., Dec., 11am, Amy Swirczynski 214-324-6369
Dallas, TX, Asthma Control Team Child/Parent Group, Doctor’s Hospital, 3rd Tues, 7pm, Karen Swanner, 817-481-4342
Dallas, TX, Better Breathers Club, Medical City, 7777 Forest Lane, 3rd Wed, 2pm, Cindy Serna, PT 972-566-7836
Denton, TX, Better Breathers Club, Denton Community Hospital, 207 N Bonnie Brae, (light lunch served) Last Wed., 11am Patti Taylor, MS, RRT 940-898-7340
El Paso, TX, Better Breathers Club, Rio Vista Physical Rehab Hospital, 1740 Currie Drive 2nd Tues, 10am, Christin Cordray 915-577-1442, 800-999-8392
Fort Worth, TX, Better Breathers Club, Baylor All Saints, 1400 8th Ave,
Carter Rehab Center Every other month - date varies, 1:30 pm Margie Thomas, RCP 817-927-6190 ext 1018
Fort Worth, TX, Better Breathers Club, Harris Methodist Hospital, 1301 Pennsylvania, Harris Education Center, Conference Room 3 1st Wed., 1pm Irene Austin 817-882-3978
Fort Worth, TX, Better Breathers Club, Harris Southwest Hospital, 6100 Harris Parkway, 3rd Thurs., 6pm Stan Baker,RRT 817-346-5085
Fort Worth, TX, Better Breathers Club, Hugley Hospital, 855 Montgomery, Terri Wilson 817-336-0631
Fort Worth, TX, Better Breathers Club, UT Health Science Center, 855 Montgomery 1st Wed, 1:30 pm, Johnna Kendall 817-336-0631
Fredericksburg, TX, Better Breathers Club, Hill Country Memorial Hospital, 1020 S State Hwy 16, Marcia Campbell, RRT 830-997-1274
Galveston, TX, Better Breathers Club, Galveston Senior Center, 2201 Ave L 1st Tues, 2pm Sue Johnson, Geri Worthen 409-772-8187
Garland, TX, Better Breathers Club, Baylor Medical Center, 2300 Marie Curie, 4th Tues, 1pm, Always potluck Debbie Tafalski 972-487-5450
Gonzalez, TX, Better Breathers Club, Warm Springs Rehab Hospital, 1st Tues, 12pm, Anne Kuempel 830-672-6592 ext. 231
Granbury, TX, Better Breathers Club, The Estates Hwy 377, 916 E Hwy 377 1st Thur,10:15am, Christina Thorp, Janet Barrow 817-578-3950
Houston, TX, Texas Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group, Kelsey Seybold Main Campus, Houston, TX, every other month on the third Sat, Jan Orndorff, 281-348-2378
Houston, TX, Better Breathers Club, Asthma & Lung Center, 4003 F Bellaire Blvd 4th Thurs., 4:30 pm Amy Jahn 713-839-9473
Houston, TX, Better Breathers Club, Bayshore Medical Center, 4000 Spencer Highway, 3rd Wed. every other month (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec) Pedro Valdivia 713-359-1375
Houston, TX, Better Breathers Club, Mem Hermann/ Memorial City, 920 Frostwood, Last Thurs., 3pm, Kathy Burdick 713-932-3978
Houston, TX, Adult Asthma, Mem Hospital/Memorial City, 920 Frostwood
1st Thurs., 7pm Sandy Blanchard 713-827-7222
Houston, TX, Better Breathers Club, Memorial Hermann Northwest, 1635 North Loop West 3rd Mon.,(no December) 10:30 am Kimberli Morris 713-867-4363
Houston, TX, Alpha I Antirypsin, Memorial Hermann Southwest, 7600 Beechnut 2nd Wed., 1pm Felicia Ward, Joe Blalack 713-596-4608
Houston, TX, Better Breathers Club, Memorial Hermann Home Health, 7737 Southwest Freeway 2nd Wed.,1pm Dao Trung 713-596-4608
Houston, TX, Better Breathers Club, Memorial Hermann Southeast, 11800 Astoria Blvd 4th Thurs., 12:45pm Lynette Benton 281-929-6241
Houston, TX, Better Breathers Club, HealthSouth Rehab Hospital, 17506 Red Oak Dr. Last Tues, 2pm Bonnie Phillips 281-580-1212, 281-586-4121
Houston, TX, Better Breathers Club, Vancor Hospital NW, 11297 Fallbrook Dr, 4th Thurs., 2pm, Barbara Haynes, April Austin 281-897-8114
Humble, TX, Better Breathers Club, HealthSouth Rehab Hospital, 19002 McKay Dr Last Tues, 12:30 pm, Marilyn McClain 281-446-6148 ext. 552
Irving, TX, Better Breathers Club, Baylor Medical Center, Cancer Center Conference Rm, 2001 North MacArthur, 3rd Wed, 1:00 pm, 979-579-4404
Lake Jackson, TX, Better Breathers Club, Brazosport Memorial Hospital, 100 Medical Center Blvd Every other month, call for date and time Linda Meinan, Diane Otto 409-297-4411 ext. 1819, 409-245-1668, 800-543-0094
Lewisville, TX, Better Breathers Club, Asthma Support Association 2nd Mon. every other month, 6:30 pm, Lois Villerreal 972-539-2733
Livingston, TX, Better Breathers Club, Memorial Medical, 602 E Church 2nd Fri.
2pm Brenda Dickens 409-327-4381 ext. 297
Longview, TX, Better Breathers Club, Home Care Supply, 105 E Loop 281 Suite 3 3rd Thur 6:30 pm Matilda Smith 888-867-1363
Lubbock, TX, Better Breathers Club, Covenant Health System, Knipling Education Conference Center, 3rd Thur, 7pm, 806-725-0509
Lubbock, TX, Better Breathers Club, University Medical Center* call Blaine Wilson 806-743-1959
Lubbock, TX, Better Breathers Club, McAllen/Mission, Mission Hospital 1st Wed.
Midland, TX, Better Breathers Club, Midland Memorial West Campus, 4214 Andrews Hwy 2nd Tues 11:30 am Donald Hill 915-685-4864
Mt Pleasant, TX, Better Breathers Club, Titus Regional Medical Center, 2001 N Jefferson call for dates 1:30 pm Doris McCune 903-577-6572
Nacogdoches, TX, Better Breathers Club, Steven F. Austin University, Box 6156, SFA Station call Cindy McCarley 936-468-2011
North Texas, TX, Better Breathers Club, Alpha - 1 Support Group 3rd Sat 12:30 pm James Rapp 972-475-0089
Pasadena, TX, Better Breathers Club, Columbia Bayshore Medical Center, 4000 Ave F 3rd Wed.4:30 pm Pedro Valdivia, Paula Paratore 713-359-1375
Port Lavaca, TX, Better Breathers Club, Memorial Medical Center 3rd Fri. 10am Stacey Elder or Michelle Anderle 361-552-0243
Richardson, TX, Better Breathers Club, Texas Therapy Center of Richardson, 2095 N Collins, Suite 100 1st Wed. 2pm Deb Townend 972-333-6685
Richmond, TX, Better Breathers Club, Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital, 1705 Jackson 1st Wed. 2pm Florence Vasquez 281-341-4802
San Angelo, TX, Better Breathers Club, Shannon Medical Center, call Sherry / Theresa 915-481-8818
San Antonio, TX, Better Breathers Club, Metropolitan Hospital, 1310 McCullough 3rd Mon. 2pm Scott Green 210-208-2957
San Antonio, TX, Better Breathers Club, The Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital, 8026 Floyd Curl Dr. Last Thurs. 12noon Sharon Segovia, RT 210-575-6583
San Antonio, TX, Better Breathers Club, Therapy Center of South Texas, 2040 Babcock, Ste 404, 4th Thurs. 2pm-4pm (no meetings in Nov & Dec.) Jennifer Sikkema, BS, RT 210-615-7733
San Antonio, TX, Better Breathers Club, Total Therapeutics, 1919 Oakwell Farms Pkwy, Ste 145, call Shel McClain 210-826-4000
Stafford, TX, Alpha - 1 Antitrypsin, 12053 Southwest Freeway 3rd Sat. 12pm Neta Recht 281-341-5959
Temple, TX, Better Breathers Club, Scott & White Memorial Hospital, 2401 S 31st 3rd Thurs. 12pm Alana Doskocil, RN 254-724-4066
Texas City, TX, Better Breathers Club, Family Health Care Center, 9300 Emmitt F. Lowry #138 3rd Thurs. 2pm Sue Johnson, Gerri Worthen 409-772-8187
Texas City, TX, Better Breathers Club, Columbia Mainland Medical Center, 6801 Emmitt F. Lowry 1st Fri. 3pm Kathy Tyler 409-938-5774
Tomball, TX, Better Breathers Club, Heritage Independent Retirement Community, 605 Holderreith 2nd Tues 3pm Anne Winkelman 281-351-3843
Tyler , TX, Better Breathers Club, Trinity Mother Francis Health System, Wisenbaker Conference Center, 800 E Dawson 1st Fri 1:30 pm Melba Duke, RRT 903-531-4770
Victoria, TX, Better Breathers Club, Warm Springs Rehab Hospital, 102 Medical Dr. 1st Thur, 5:00 pm call Shawn Todd, 361-580-5237
Warm Springs, TX, Better Breathers Support Group, Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital, 102 Medical Drive, 1st Mon,10 am For information, call Shawn Todd, 361-580-5237.
Webster, TX, "Bay Area Better Breathing Club", Clear Lake Medical Center, 500 Medical Center Blvd 4th Thurs. 3pm Ginger Burklow 281-338-3215
Whitesboro, TX, Vilott Better Breathers Club,
Whitesboro, Texas. Meetings 2nd & 4th Mons of each month. call 940-612-2832 or 903-564-9335 for times. locations & information.
Wichita Falls, TX, Better Breathers Club, Clinics of North Texas, 1501 Midwestern Pkwy Suite 117 call Jana Tarno 940-723-9831
UTAHSalt Lake City, UT, Better Breathers Club, 484-4456
VERMONTBennington, VT, Respiratory Support group of Bennington County - 2nd Congregational Church on Hillside St, Bennington. 4th Mon/, 1:30 pm. Ana Rosales 802-442-3520 Ext. 212
Bennington, VT, Bennington Respiratory Support Group meets 4th Mon, monthly, at the First Congregational Church, 1 Monument Circle, Benninton, VT 05201, Mary Livingston, Coord., contact Anne Shea, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bennington, VT, Support Group, 4th Mon
Brattleboro, VT, Better Breathers Support Group, BMH, Tyler Conference room, 3rd Mon, 1:30 pm, Jeff Harr, MS, TEL. (802) 257-8331.
Rutland, VT, Better Breathers Support Group, Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen St, Rutland, VT, 1st Wed, 10:00 am, 802-747-3713 Fax 802-747-1620
Rutland, VT, Air-Force One Pulmonary Support Group, Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen St, Rutland, 2nd Wed, 3:00-4:00 pm For further info, contact Betty Bertrand, 802-247-6820, Bbert72812@aol.com
Arlington, VA, Better Breathers Club, John T. Hazel Conference Center, Conference Room C, Fall and Spring, Monthly at 12:00 pm to 2 pm, Brian Cassidy - Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department 703-558-6271
Bedford, VA, Centra Health, 1700 Whitfield Dr, (703) 586-0636, email@example.com
Eastern Shore, VA, Better Breathers Club, Shore Memorial Hospital, 9507 Hospital Ave, Nassawadox, call for information: 757-442-8798
Falls Church, VA, Better Breathers Club, Theracare Wellness Center, 7389 Lee Highway, Suite 202, Falls Church, 1st Mon of Every Month at 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, Linda Lowry and Rose
Fredericksburg, VA, Better Breathers Club, Homecare America Westwood Shopping Center, Fredericksburg Monthly on Tues at 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Betty Ann Brooks 540-741-1347
Halifax, VA, Better Breathers - Halifax Regional Hospital. Monthly. 804-476-8398
Hampton, VA, Better Breathers Club, Sentara CarePlex, Hampton; Sentara Leigh Hospital, call for information: TEL:(757) 395-8392
Hanover, VA, Better Breathers Club, Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center Medical Office Building One, Education Room, 2nd Thursday of Every Other Month at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Jacqueline Bunn and Cynthia Claude 804-764-7632
Harrisonburg, VA, PALS (“Pulmonary Achievers Live Successfully”), Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Cardiopulmonary Services, 235 Cantrell Ave, Harrisonburg, VA 22801, TEL: 540- 564-5404, Fax 540-433-4338, firstname.lastname@example.org
Martinsville, VA, Respiratory Support Group Conference Center, Memorial Hospital,
1st Thur, 7:00 pm 540-666-7287
Norfolk, VA, Better Breathers Club, American Lung Association of Virginia, 5349 Princess Anne Road, Norfolk, 1st Thursday of Every Month at 10:00 am
Lori Gerdau. 757-466-6830
Norfolk, VA, Sarcoidosis Support Group – Norfolk, American Lung Association of Virginia, 5349 East Princess Anne Road, Norfolk, Last Sat, every other month, Cheryl Hines, 286-6996Richmond, VA, Pulmonary Support Group, 311S Boulevard, PO Box 7065, Richmond, VA 23331-0065, meets monthly in 4 Piedmont areas, call 804-355-3295
Richmond, VA, Richmond, VA, Breath Matters Support Group of Virginia meets the 2nd Mon of each month at Chippenham Hospital, Bosher Auditorium, 7101 Jahnke Breath Matters Website Questions? call 804-327-0388 or 378-0628
Rocky Mount, VA, Better Breathers Club, Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital, Board Room, Rocky Mount, 1st Mon, 7:30 pm, 540-483-5277
Petersburg, VA, Better Breathers Club, Southside Regional Medical Center, 801 Adams St, Petersburg Last Thur,10:00 am to 11:30 am, (804) 862-5974 or (804) 267-1900
Potomac, VA, Pulmonary Support Group, Potomac Hospital, 2300 Opitz Rd., 670-1881.
Portsmouth, VA, Pulmonary Empowerment Program, Better Breathers Club, Pulmonary Clinic at Charette Health Care Center, Thursdays every week, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (five week program), Military members, retired military personnel and their families are invited to attend. Jane Holz, RN, FNP 757-953-2075
South Boston, VA, Better Breathers, 4th Thur, 7:30 pm, Thelma Edmonds, 476-2241
Suffolk, VA, Better Breathers Club, Obici Wellness Center, 2769 Godwin Blvd, Suffolk, 3nd Mon of Every Month at 2:00 pm, 757-934-8732
Vansant, VA, Better Breathers, Total Home Care Ramey Building -Vansant 935-7557
Williamsburg, VA, Lung Support Group, Williamsburg Community Hospital, 301 Monticello Ave, call for information: Pulmonary Rehab at 757-259-6283
Woodbridge, VA, Pulmonary Support Group, The Potomac Center, Suite 520, Potomac Hospital, 2300 Opitz Boulevard, Woodbridge, VA 22191. call 703- 670-1881 for dates and times.
Anacortes, WA, Island Hospital, 3rd Wed, 12:30 pm, Diane Goetz, RRT 360-299-300.
Auburn, WA, Auburn General Hospital, 2nd Tues, 12:30 pm, Susan Golden, RN, 206-735-7559.
Auburn, WA, Auburn Regional Medical Center, Heart Care Center Plaza 1, 202 North Division, 2nd Tues of the month, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Traci Zandell,(253) 735-7559
Bellevue, WA, Lung Club for C.O.P.D., Overlake Medical Center, 1st Thursday of the month, 1:30 pm, Chris Warnick (425) 688-5154, email@example.com
Bothell,WA, Evergreen Better Breathers Club, Dee Kree, 425-899-1949
Bellingham, WA, Shuksan Rehab and Living Center, 3rd Tues, 9:30 am, Pat Meyer, RRT 360-387-4048.
Bellingham, WA, Lung Reduction Surgery Support Group, St Luke’s Health & Education Ctr 801 W Orchard Drive. Ste. 8. 1st Mon, 12:00 pm, Julius Goldman (360) 671-3813
Bremerton, WA, Kitsap Regional Library, 4th Tues, 1:30 pm, Eric Anderson 360-792-6686, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chehallis, WA, Chehallis Senior Center, 4th Thur, 2:00 pm., Helen Helfrich 800-556-1611.
Edmonds, WA, Better Breathers Club - Stevens Hospital, 21601 76th Ave West, Edmonds, WA 98026 3rd Wed, 2:30 pm, Nany Kjellin, 425-640-4000
Everett, WA, Better Breathers Club, Sunrise Care and Rehabilitation, 1919 112th St, Everett, WA 98204. 2nd Thur, 9:30 am,Pat Meyer, 425-513-1600
Everett, WA, Lung Rangers, Providence Everett Medical Ctr, 1330 Rockefeller, Ground Floor of the Medical Office Bldg connected with PEMC. 3rd Tues, 4-5:30 pm, Becky Engel at (425) 261-3782, email@example.com
Kirkland, WA, Evergreen Hospice Conference Room, 2nd Wed, 12:30-2:00 pm; leave a voice-mail message for Sandi, Dee, or Jan at (425) 899-1948
Longview, WA, St John Medical Center, Broadway Campus, 3rd Wed, 3:00 pm., Mike Patterson 360-423-1530.
Moses Lake, WA, Cardiac Rehab Office, Samaritan Professional Bldg. #108, 3rd Thur, 1:30-3:00 pm, (800) 727-9169 or (509) 765-5606
Mount Vernon, WA, Affiliated Health Svcs, Respiratory Care Dept. (360) 428-2419
Olympia, WA, Providence St Peter Hospital, 1st Tues of Feb, Apr & Jun, 1:00-2:00 pm, Kimberly Olson, (360) 493-7492 or 7981, firstname.lastname@example.org
Port Angeles,WA, Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St 2nd Wed, 1:00 pm, Susan Smith (360) 417-7157
Port Townsend, WA, Better Breathers, Jefferson General Hospital, Conference Room A, 834 Sheridan Ave, Port Townsend, WA 98368, 3rd Tues, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, 385-2200 x1220, Hilary Metzger
Puyallup, WA, Good Samaritan South Hill, 3rd Fri, Tom Morey, RRT 253-848-6661
Renton, WA, Valley Medical Center, Medical Arts Conference Ctr, 400 South 43rd. 1st floor, 2nd Wed, 3:00 pm, Thomas Bailor (425) 251-5137 or fax (425) 656-5436
Seattle, WA, Highline Community Hospital, 1st and 3rd Mons of the month, 3:00- 4:00 pm, Jenny Knox (206) 244-9970 ext. 5158, email@example.com
Seattle, WA, Northwest Hospital, Center for Rehabilitation, 1550 N 115th St, Rehab Patient Dining Room, 2nd Mon, 10:30 am, Beth Guadagnoli (206) 368-1769, firstname.lastname@example.org
Seattle, WA, Seattle VA/Puget Sound Health Center, 1660 S Columbian Way, 4th Tues, 12-1 pm, Bldg. D & T, West Clinic Conference Room, Bonnie Steele (206) 764-2496, Bonnie.email@example.com
Seattle, WA, Oxygen Users Support Group, Swedish Medical Center, quarterly schedule, 1:45 - 3:15 PM on selected date, Judy Davido, RN, MN 206-386-2187.
Seattle, WA, Group Health, Central South Building, 125 16th Ave East. 3rd Tues, 11:00-12:30 pm, Mary Benton (206) 326-2374
Seattle, WA, Pulmonary Fibrosis Study Group, American Lung Association of Washington, 2nd Tues, 1:00-3:00 pm, June Richmond (206) 361-1635, firstname.lastname@example.org
Silverdale, WA, Harrison Hospital, Rose Room, Silverdale, WA 98383, 3rd Wed, 1:30-3:30 pm, Eric Anderson, (360) 792-6686, email@example.com
Tacoma, WA, Better Breathers, Tacoma Public Library, Moore Branch, 215 S 56th St, Tacoma, 2nd Fri, 1:00 pm., 253-474-2433
Vancouver, WA, SW Washington Medical Center, Health Education Bldg, 2nd Tues, Renay Fisher (360) 254-1240, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wenatchee, WA, Central Washington Hospital Annex, 3rd Thur, 7:00 pm, Mikael Montague (509) 663-6004 or Mike Sorensen (509) 884-0666
White Salmon, WA, Skyline Hospital Conference Room, 2nd Wed, 2:00 pm, Michelle Gilmer (509) 493-1101
Yakima, WA, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, 2nd Wed, 1:00 pm., Holly Tull, RRT 509-575-8110.
& NORTHERN IRELAND
BRITISH LUNG FOUNDATION’S ‘BREATHE EASY” CLUBS
The British Lung Foundation sponsors a national “Breathe Easy” club with some 20,000 members organized in local groups throughout the Kingdom. Local group meeting details are listed below. Please call the appropriate regional office before going to your first meeting. They will give you the group contact number so that you can check the meeting is on.
BLF REGIONAL OFFICES
London and the South Telephone: 020 7688 5555 Email: email@example.com
South West (including south Wales) Telephone: 0117 925 5810 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Midlands Telephone: 0121 627 2260 Email: email@example.com
North West (including north Wales) Telephone: 0151 228 4723 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Northern Ireland Telephone: 020 7688 5594 Email: email@example.com
BLF Scotland Telephone: 0141 330 2826 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
North East Telephone: 0191 263 0276 Email: Bev.email@example.com
Aberdeen Meets on the last Tues of the month, from 7pm, in Clinic C of the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Ayrshire (Kilmarnock) Meets on the last Thursday of the month, from 2.30pm, at the Gateway Centre, Kilmarnock.
Carluke & Wishaw Meets on the first Thursday of the month, from 1pm, in the Physiotherapy Department, Wishaw General Hospital.
East Kilbride Meets on the last Wed of each month, from 12.30pm, at the Baptist Church on Maxwell Drive, East Kilbride.
Edinburgh Meets on the last Wed of each month, from 7pm, at Craigmillar Park Church Hall, Edinburgh.
Forth Valley Meets on the first and third Thursday of each month, from 2pm, at the Thornhill Community Centre, Falkirk
BE Kirkcaldy Meets on the 2nd of 3rd Thursday of the month, 2-4pm @ Staff Club, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy. Contact Agnes (01333 426544) for details.
Midlothian, Meets on the first Tues of every month at the Old People’s Welfare Centre in St Andrew St, Dalkeith.
North Glasgow Meets on the first Tues of the month, from 2pm, in the Committee Room, Gartnavel Hospital.
North Lanarkshire Meets on the second Mon of the month, from 2pm, at the Monklands Hospital, Airedire.
Renfrewshire Meets at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley. Please call the BLF Scotland office for days and times.
Bolton Meets on the third Thursday of the month, from 2pm, at the St John’s Community Centre, Brodick Drive, Breightmet.
Bury Meets on the first Fri of the month, from 2pm, in the Broakoak Suite, Fairfield General Hospital.
Central Manchester Meets on third Thursday of the month from 2pm, at Burnage Garden Village Hall, North Ave, Burnage.
Chester Meets on the third Thursday of the month, from 1pm, at the British Legion, 20 Heath Road, Upton.
Fylde Coast Meets on the last Fri of the month, from 1.30pm, at Poulton Methodist Church, Queensway, Poulton.
Halton Meets on the first Mon of the month, from 1.00pm-3.00pm, at Sefton House, Public Hall St, Runcorn, WA7 1NG.
Kendal Meets on the last Tues of the month, from 2pm, at the Hellgarth Community Centre, Hellgarth Estate, Windemere Road, Kendal.
Liverpool North Meets on the first Fri of the month, from 1pm, at Goodard Hall, Linacre Road, Bootle.
Liverpool South Meets on the fourth Mon of the month, from 1.30pm, in Allerton United Reformed Church Hall, on the corner of Mather Ave and Booker Ave, Liverpool.
Morecambe Meets on the first Tues of the month, from 1pm, in the V V Club, Morecambe.
Newton Heath Meets on the second Wed of the month, from 1pm, in the Heathfield Resource Unit, Healthfield St, Newton Heath.
Oldham Meets on the first Tues of the month, from 1pm, in the Hathershaw Community Centre, Ashton Road, Hathershaw.
Salford Meets on the second Tues of the month, from 1.30pm, in the Height Methodist Church Hall, Kings St (off Bolton Road), Irlam’s o’th Height.
South Cheshire Meets on the last Wed of the month, from 2pm, at the Salvation Army Citadel, Princes Albert St, Crewe.
St Helens & Knowsley Meets on the last Wed of each month (not December), from 2pm, in the St Ann’s Millennium Centre, View Road, Rainhill.
Stockport Meets on the second Thursday of the month, from 1.30pm, in St Peter’s Church Hall, off Bramhall Moor Lane, Hazel Grove.
Tameside & Glossop Meets at the Dukinfield Community Centre, Lime St, Dukinfield. http://www.breatheeasytandg.ik.com/
West Lancs & Southport Meets on the third Mon of the month, from 11.30am, at the Guide Headquarters, Green Lane, Ormskirk.
Wigan & Leigh Meets on the third Mon of the month, from 1.30pm, at the Leigh Miners Welfare Club, Twist Lane, Leigh.
Wirral Meets on the second Tues of the month, from 2pm, in the Moreton Community Centre, Maryland Road, Moreton.
Birmingham Meets on the second Tues of the month, from 7pm, in the Education Centre of Birmingham Children’s Hospital.
Birmingham South Meets on the third Wed of the month, from 2.30pm, in the Seminar Room of the Moseley Hall Hospital.
Burton & District Contact the regional office for more information.
Cannock & Stafford Meets on the second Mon of the month (except September), from 7pm, in the Davey Unit of the Cannock Community Hospital.
Derby & District Meets on the third Wed of the month, from 7pm, in the Education Centre at the Derby City Hospital.
Dudley & District Meets on the second Wed of the month, from 3pm in winter, and 6.30pm in summer, in the Lung Function Unit of the Wordesley Hospital.
Glenfield (Leicester) Meets on Wed’s, from 2pm, in the Education Centre of the Glenfield Hospital.
Malvern & Worcester Meets on the second Tues of the month, from 2.30pm, at Osborne Court, Osborne Road, Malvern Links. Also, bi-monthly at Bidford Court, Southdown.
Mansfield & Ashfield Meets on the first Tues of the month, from 1.30pm, at the Malt and Shovel Social Club, 231 Mansfield Road, Skegby.
Melton Mowbray Contact the regional office for more information.
Northampton Meets on the second Wed of the month, at Weston Fable Parish Hall.
Nottingham Meets on the first Wed of the month, from 1pm, at the West Bridgford British Legion Club.
East Redditch Contact the regional office for more information.
Sandwell Contact the regional office for more information.
Sutton Coldfield & District Meets in the Ramsay Winter Room, Partnership Learning Centre, of the Good Hope Hospital, from 7.30pm.
Telford & District Meets on the fourth Thursday of the month, from 2pm, in the Education Department of the Princess Royal Hospital.
Warwick & District Meets on the first Mon of the month, at St Mary’s Church Centre, Leamington Spa
Kinmel Bay & District Meets on the second Wed of the month, from 2pm, in Kinmel Bay Community Centre. For more information, contact the North West regional office on 0151 228 4723.
Swansea & Neath Meets on the third Thursday of the month, from 6.30pm, at the Cimla Hospital, Neath. For more information, contact the South West regional office on 0117 925 5810.
Wrexham & District For more information, contact the North West regional office on 0151 228 4723
Ashington Meets on the last Tues of the month, from 6pm, in the Education Centre of Wansbeck General Hospital.
Durham Meets on the second Wed of the month, from 2pm, in the large hall, Community Centre, Lanchester.
Gateshead Meets on the last Thursday of the month, from 2pm, in Springwell Village Hall.
Newcastle Meets on the first Wed of the month, from 2pm, at the Brunswick Methodist Church, Brunswick St, Newcastle.
Redcar & East Cleveland Meets on the first Fri of the month, from 2pm, at the Youth Centre on Coatham Road, Redcar.
Teesside Meets on the third Wed of the month, from 2pm, at Trinity Methodist Church, Stainsby Road, Whinney Banks, Acklam.
Wallsend Meets on the second Tues of the month, from 2pm, in the Education Room of the Sir G B Hunter Memorial Hospital.
Aire Valley Meets on the first Fri of the month, from 2pm, at the Esme Day Hospital, Airedale General Hospital.
Bradford Meets on the last Tues of the month, at the Irish Democratic League Club, Rebecca St, Bradford.
Dewsbury & District Meets on the first Tues of the month, from 1pm, at Dewsbury Minster, Rushwood Road, Dewsbury (as of October the location will change to Batley Community Resource Centre, 90 Commercial St, Batley, WF17 5DS). http://www.breatheeasydewsbury.fslife.co.uk/
Doncaster Meets on the third Thursday of the month, from 2.30pm, in the Post Graduate Centre at the Doncaster Royal Infirmary.
Halifax, Meets on the second Fri of the month at 1pm at the Maurice Jagger Centre on Winding Road in Halifax.
Harrogate Meets on the second Thursday of the month, from 11am, in the Harold Styam Centre, Jennyfields, Harrogate.
Leeds & District Meets on the last Fri of the month, from 1.30pm, in the Community Centre, Dawsons Corner, Stanningley, Leeds.
Scarborough Meets on the third Fri of the month, from 2pm, at St John’s Church, St John’s Road, Falsgrave, Scarborough.
Sheffield South Meets on the last Thursday of the month, from 2pm, at St Catherine’s Church, Richmond Road, Attercliffe.
Sherburn in Elmet Meets on the first Mon of the month, from 1.30pm, in the Victoria Room of the Hungate Old Hospital.
York Meets on the first Wed of the month, from 1.30pm, in the York Hospital Social Club, Whitecross Road. www.communigate.co.uk/york/breatheeasyyork/index.phtml
LONDON AND THE SOUTHERN COUNTIES
Telephone: 020 7688 5555 mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bromley Meets on the third Tues of each month, from 2pm, at Victor Childs Room, St Paul’s Church, Crofton Lane, Bromley
Croydon Meets on the first Thursday of the month, from 12.45pm, at St Matthew’s Church Hall, Chichester Road, East Croydon. www.geocities.com/becroydon
Forest Meets on the last Tues of the month, from 1pm, at the Catrall Road Community Centre, Leyton.
Islington & Haringey, Meets monthly, contact Mr Jim Mann on 020-7281 3221 or Ms McAuliffe on 020-7688 5594
Lambeth Meets on the last Wed of the month, from 2pm, at the Lambeth YMCA. Contact Claire McAuliffe. Tel: 020 7688 5555
Middlesex Meets on the last Wed of the month, from 7pm, in the Post Graduate Medical Room of the Hillingdon Hospital.
Merton & Sutton Meets on the third Thur of the month, from 1pm, at St Bedes Conference Centre, St Anthony’s Hospital
Newham Meets on the first Mon of the month, from 12 noon, at the Shrewsbury Road Health Centre, East Ham.
Southwark Meets on the last Thur of the month, in Studio 2 of the Dulwich Leisure Centre from 2pm. Contact Dennis Molloy Tel:020 7732 1602
West Norwood Meets on the last Tues of the month, West Norwood Old Library, 14-16 Knights Hill, 11:30 am-1:00 pm. Contact Pat Somers Tel: 020 8473 1536
Aylesbury Vale Meets on the first Wed of the month, from 2.30pm, in the Post Graduate Education Centre of the Stoke Mandeville Hospital.
Banbury Meets on the first Mon of the month, at 2pm, at the Postgraduate Centre at Horton Hospital
Braintree & District Meets on the third Thursday of the month, from 2pm, at Braintree Baptist Church.
Buckinghamshire Meets on the second Mon of each month, from 2.30pm, at the Education Centre, Wycombe Hospital (as of October the location will change to Rossetti Hall, 38 New Pond Road, Holmer Green).
Cambridge Meets on the second Mon of the month, from 2.30pm, at the East Barnwell Health Centre, off Ditton Lane.
Chertsey Meets on the first Thursday of the month, from 2pm, at Hersham Village Hall
Colchester Meets every six weeks, from 10.30am, at the St John’s and Highwood Community Centre.
Dacorum Meets on the second Mon of the month, from 2pm, at Hanover Green in Hemel Hempstead.
Essex Meets on the third Thursday of the month, from 1.30pm, in the Village Hall, Noak Bridge, near Basildon
Fleet Meets on the last Fri of the month, from 1.00pm, at Velmead Community Centre, Danvers Drive, Church Crookham, Hants.
Great Yarmouth & Waveney Meets on the third Wed of the month, from 2pm, in the Village Hall, Hopton-on-Sea, near Lowesoft.
Guildford Meets on the last Thursday of the month at St Clare’s Church Hall, Park Barn.
Hertford Meets on the last Wed of the month, from 2pm, at Birchley Court, Railway St, Hertford. http://www.breathe-easyhertford.org.uk/
Ipswich Meets on the second Tues of the month, from 2pm, at the St Clements Hospital Social Club.
Isle of Wight Meets every month at St Mary’s Hospital, from 2pm.
Luton and District Meets on the first Wed of the month, from 1.00pm, at Luton Treatment Centre, Luton. http://www.breatheeasy-luton.uk.com
Medway Meets on the first Tues of the month, from 2.30pm, at the Sunlight Centre, Richmond Road, Gillingham.
Milton Keynes Meets on the third Wed of the month, from 2pm, at the Woolston Parish Council Offices.
North Herts Meets on the last Mon of the month, from 2pm, in the Post Graduate Centre at the Lister Hospital, Stevenage.
Norwich Meets on the first Tues of the month, from 2pm, at the St Faith’s Centre, Horsham St Faith’s, Norwich. www.zyworld.com/Ben29/home.htm
Oxford Meets on the first Wed of the month, in the Lung Function Unit, at the Churchill Hospital.
Peterborough Meets on second Thursday of the month, at 2pm, at the Thomas Walker Medical Centre, on Princes St, Peterborough.
Portsmouth & Fareham Meets on the first Wed of each month, from 1.30pm, at Cosham Community Centre, Cosham.
Reading Meets on the first Mon of each month, from 10.30am, at the YMCA, Parkside Road, Reading.
Romsey Please call regional office for details.
Spelthorne Meets on the third Mon of each month, from 1.45pm, at Shepperton Pre-School Play Group Building, Sheperton Recreation Ground, Cleveland Gardens, Shepperton.
Tunbridge Wells Meets on the first Wed of each month, from 2.30pm, at he Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre, St John’s Road, Southborough.
Worthing Meets on the second Fri of each month, from 2.30pm, at Lewes Room, Field Place, off the Boulevard near Strand Parade Shopping Centre
Bath Meets on the first Thursday of the month, from 2.30pm, at The Branch
Surgery, Sulis, Manor Road.
Bristol Meets on the third Tues of the month, from 2pm, at The Park, Knowle.
Clevedon Meets on the first Thursday of the month, from 2pm, at the Methodist Hall, Kenn Road, Clevedon.
Cornwall Meets on quarterly, from 11am on Sat mornings, at the Methodist Church, Three milestones, Truro.
Dorset Contact regional office for more information.
East Devon Meets on the third Tues of the month, in the Village Hall, Clyst St George, Exeter.
North Devon Meets on the third Thursday of the month, from 7pm, at the Swingfield Day Centre, Charters Road, Bideford.
North Wiltshire Meets on the first Tues of the month, from 2pm, at the Tom Metcalf Centre, Chippenham Hospital.
Plymouth Meets on the first Tues of the month, from 1pm in winter, and 2pm in summer, at the Stone House Community Centre, Kings Road, Stonehouse, Plymouth.
Swindon Meets on the third Fri of the month, from 1pm, in the Dome Centre, Burghley Drive, Walcot, SN3 3BS
Teignmouth Meets on the third Tues of the month, from 2.30pm, at the Alice Centre, Teignmouth.
Causeway Meets on the first Thur of the month, at 7.30pm, at the Causeway Hospital, Coleraine.
Royal (Belfast) Meets on the second Fri of the month, from
2.30pm, at the Elliot Dynes Rehabilitation Unit, Royal Victoria Hospital,
Grosvenor Road, Belfast, BT12 6BA
ADDITIONAL UK CONTACTS:
National, Kath Mallinder, 0114 239 7232, email@example.com
Anglia, Oxford, Robin Muskett, 0733 344 135, firstname.lastname@example.org
North Thames, Sandra Lister, 0130 585 2115, email@example.com
North West, Cheryl Buckley, 0161 652 4778
Northern & Yorkshire, Paula Carlington, 0191 536 3232
Scotland, Pauline Adam, 0131 445 4855
South & West, John Doyle, 01752 225573 firstname.lastname@example.org
South Thames, Debbie Tipper 01243 822590
Trent, Kath Mallinder, 0114 2397232 email@example.com