Classes & Support Groups

Improve your health and well-being

Classes and support groups can help you discover opportunities to improve your health! Southeast Georgia Health System offers a variety of family connection classes as well as health education and support groups for a wide range of physical and mental illnesses. All listings are free unless otherwise noted.

Family Connections

Childbirth Preparation

Brunswick Campus
Location: Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center Conference Room
Dates: Five-week class held on Tuesdays
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Registration: 912-466-4134 or kbuckley@sghs.org by the 30th week of pregnancy
Fee: $35 prepay (bring receipt)

Camden Campus
Location: Conference Center
Dates: Second Saturday of the month
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Lunch and snacks provided.
Registration: 912-576-6255 or nshusko@sghs.org by the 30th week of pregnancy
Fee: $35 prepay (bring receipt)
Note: Includes Breastfeeding 101 and Maternity Care Center Tour.
Maternity Tours

Brunswick Campus
Location: Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center
Dates: First Thursday of the month
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Information: 912-466-4134 or rwright@sghs.org

Breastfeeding 101

Brunswick Campus
Location: Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center Conference Room
Dates: First Thursday of the month, following the tour
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Registration: 912-466-4134 or rwright@sghs.org

Make Way for Baby – Newborn Basics

Brunswick Campus
Location: Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center Conference Room
Dates: Second Thursday of the month
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Registration: 912-466-4134 or kbuckley@sghs.org


Sibling Preparation (Ages 3-8)

Brunswick Campus
Location: Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center
Dates: Third Saturday of the month
Time: 9-10 a.m.
Information: 912-466-2434 or acarson@sghs.org


New Moms' Connection

Brunswick Campus
Location: Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center Conference Room
Dates: Every Tuesday
Time: 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Information: 912-466-3184 or rwright@sghs.org


Screenings

Free Blood Pressure Screenings

Brunswick Campus
Location: Outpatient Care Center, Dick Mitchell Health Information Center
Dates: Every Wednesday
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Information: 912-466-5160 or wellness@sghs.org

Camden Campus
Location: W. H. “Bill” Gross Health Information Center
Dates: Every Thursday
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Information: 912-466-5160 or wellness@sghs.org

Health Education

Arthritis Exercise Programs (Certified by the Arthritis Foundation)

Brunswick Campus
Location: Outpatient Rehabilitation Center
Dates: Classes held twice a week
Times: 2-3 p.m.
Fee: $45 per eight-week program; Pre-registration required.
Information: 912-466-5164 or wellness@sghs.org


Diabetes Education Classes (Certified by the American Diabetes Association)

Brunswick Campus
Time: Day/Evening classes offered (please call to register and confirm dates and times).
Information: 912-466-1689 or diabeteseducation@sghs.org

Camden Campus
Time: Day/Evening classes offered (please call to register and confirm dates and times).
Information: 912-576-6488 or diabeteseducation@sghs.org

Note: Physician referral required. Classes covered by most insurances; copay/deductible will apply. Ask us about free classes!

Medical Explorers Post

Brunswick Campus
Location: Linda S. Pinson Conference Center 
Dates: Third Tuesday of each month, October through May
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Registration: 912-466-7024 or dbaisden@sgsh.org 
Fee: $25 (annual)
Information: Open to students ages 14-21

Camden Campus

Location: Conference Center B
Dates: Second Tuesday of each month, Sept. through May
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Registration: 912-576-6450 or jzawislak@sghs.org
Fee: $25 (annual)
Information: Open to students ages 14-21

Support Groups

Bariatric Surgery Support Group

Brunswick Campus
Location: Kemble Conference Room, 3011 Kemble Ave.
Dates: Fourth Wednesday of every month
Time: 4:30-6 p.m.
Information: Liz Cobb, R.N., 912-265-5125 or ecobb1@sghs.org
 

Brunswick Transplant

Brunswick Campus
Location: Jekyll Tower, 3rd Floor Conference Room
Dates: Second Monday of each month
Time: 6 p.m.
Information: 912-266-5994 or bwktsg@yahoo.com

brainREconnect for Life after Stroke or Brain Impairment

Brunswick Campus
Location: Outpatient Rehabilitation Care Center Conference Room, 2600 Wildwood Drive, Brunswick
Dates: Fourth Wednesday of each month
Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Information: 912-506-0305 or roycelaidler@att.net

Hope & Healing Cancer Support Group

Brunswick Campus
Location: Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, Room 3
Dates: Second and fourth Thursday of each month
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
Information: Heather Lambert, 912-466-5142 or hlambert@sghs.org
Karen Crosby, 912-466-5202 or kcrosby@sghs.org

Camden Campus
Location: Conference Room B
Dates: Second and fourth Thursday of each month
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
Information: Heather Lambert, 912-466-5142 or hlambert@sghs.org
Karen Crosby, 912-466-5202 or kcrosby@sghs.org

Lupus

Brunswick Campus
Location: Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, Room 3
Dates: First Tuesday of each month
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Information: 912-571-0494 or k.shayla@hotmail.com


Multiple Sclerosis

Camden Campus
Location: Conference Center
Dates: Second Thursday every other month (Jan.; March; May; July; Sept.; Nov.)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Information: Dr. Chaifetz, 904-244-9538 or adam.chaifetz@jax.ufl.edu

NAMI Mental Illness (For those with mental illness and their family members.)

Brunswick Campus
Location: Kemble Conference Center, 3011 Kemble Ave., Brunswick
Dates: Thursdays
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Information: 912-506-2963 or carolyntink@comcast.net

St. Marys Al-Anon – Open Meeting NS/H

Camden Campus
Location: Conference Center A
Dates: Every Wednesday
Time: 6-7:00 p.m.
Information: 912-882-5949

Southeast Georgia Pulmonary Hypertension

Information: 912-673-6404 or marilynhanft@aol.com

Vietnam Veterans, U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs

Camden Campus
Location: Conference Center A
Dates: Every second and fourth Thursday
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Information: James Earle, 904-399-8351 or james.earle@va.gov