• Brain Injury Alliance Arizona
  • Brain Injury Alliance Arizona
  • Brain Injury Alliance Arizona
  • Brain Injury Alliance Arizona
  • Brain Injury Alliance Arizona
  • Brain Injury Alliance Arizona

Support Groups

Brain Injury Support Groups Only

  • All Neuro Caregiver Support Group

    2nd Monday of month
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    St. Joseph’s Hospital 
    124 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013

    *On Thomas between 1st and 3rd Ave. Floor 3 in the Mary Ann Hornbuckle Room*

    Ashley Bridwell
    602-406-6688
    ashley.bridwell@dignityhealth.org
  • Aneurysm & AVM Support Group

    Every 3rd Wednesday of the month
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    St. Joseph’s Hospital
    350 W. Thomas Road
    Phoenix 85013

    6th Floor, El Dorado Room

    Sponsored by The Joe Niekro Foundation

    Patrice McCloud
    480-405-6965 or 615-601-4023
    Theoaks12@gmail.com

  • Aphasia Support Group

    Every Thursday
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    HealthSouth North Scottsdale Rehabilitation Hospital
    9630 E Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260

    Megan Mesman
    480-551-5481
    Megan.Mesman@healthsouth.com

  • Aphasia Support Group

    1st Tuesday of the month
    11:00 - Noon 

    HealthSouth  Valley of the Sun Rehab Hospital 
    13460 N. 67th Ave., Glendale, AZ 85304

    Megan Shearer
    623-334-5404 
    megan.shearer@healthsouth.com
  • Banner Boswell Stroke Group - Summer

    1st Thursday of the month, June through August
    9:30 am – 10:30 am

    Banner Boswell Medical Center
    10401 W. Thunderbird Blvd., Sun City 85351

    5th Floor- Conference Room
    Enter on the hospital's South entrance. Take the South elevator to 5th floor,
    the room is on the left.

    Contact: Donna Holland
    623-832-7634
    donna.l.holland@bannerhealth.com

  • Banner Boswell Stroke Support Group

    1st Thursday of the month (Sept-May)
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Banner Boswell Rehabilitation Center
    10601 W Santa Fe Dr, Sun City, AZ 85351

    Main Dining Room

    Donna Holland
    623-832-7634
    donna.l.holland@bannerhealth.com
  • Banner UMC Phoenix Stroke Group

    1st Thursday of t he month 

    5:30 pm- 6:30 pm 

    Banner UMC Rehabilitation Center 
    5th FL Dining Room 

    1012 E Willetta St., Phoenix 85006

    Contact: 
    Deborah Liable 
    602-839-3667
    deborahiable@bannerhealth.com
  • Banner UMC Tucson Brain Tumor Group

    2nd Wednesday of the Month
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

    UA Cancer Center – University Campus
    1515 N. Campbell Ave., Room 2920
    Tucson, AZ 85724 

    For individuals who have a brain tumor and their significant others who want to share concerns and educational information.

    Contact: Marsha Drozdoff
    520-694-4605 
    Marsha.drozdoff@bannerhealth.com
    or
    Rashida Hays
    520-694-4652


     

    Banner UMC Tucson Monthly Educational Support Series to Enhance Coping Strategies

    Open to patients, families, staff and the community, no charge. CEU's or CNE's may be available.

    1st Wednesday of the month
    12:00 (noon) - 1:00 pm

    UA Cancer Center - University Campus
    1515 N. Campbell Ave., Rm. 2920, Tucson, AZ 85724

    Contact: Marsha Drozdoff
    520-694-4605
    marsha.drozdoff@bannerhealth.com


    Banner UMC Tucson Mindfulness and Meditation Group
    No experience is needed. There is no fee to participate. This is for patients, family members and the community.

    Every Mondays, 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

    UA Cancer Center – University Campus
    Kiewit Auditorium, Room 2951
    1515 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724                                         

    Contact: Marsha Drozdoff
    520-694-4605
    Marsha.drozdoff@uahealth.com


    Generation X & Y Survivors and Caregiver Brain Injury Group 
    Funded by the Brain Injury Alliance of AZ 

    2nd Tuesday of the month
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Ages 18-49

    2650 N Wyatt Dr. Tucson, AZ 85712
    HealthSouth RIT, Education Rms. A & B

    Facilitators: Kristen Johnson
    216-308-0438
    Kristin.Johnson@carondelet.org
  • Brain Injury Support Group

    Funded by Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona 

    3rd Wednesday of the month 
    2 pm - 3:30 pm 

    Mountain Valley Regional Rehab Hospital 

    3700 N Windsong Dr., Prescott Valley 86314

    Contact: 
    Kelly Smith 
    928-759-8800
    Kelly.Smith@ernesthealth.com
  • Brain Injury, Spinal Cord & MS Group

    2nd Thursday of the month 

    3 pm - 4 pm 

    New Horizons Disability Empowerment Center 

    9400 E Valley Road, Prescott Valley 86314

    Contact: 
    Mary Hesselschwerdt 
    928-772-1266
    mhesselschwerdt@newhorizonsilc.org

    *For Transportation Information call: 928-774-8870*
  • Brain Tumor Support Group

    4th Tuesday of month
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Conference Rooms 4 & 5
    St. Joseph's Hospital BNI
    350 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013

    Lanette Veres
    623-205-6446
    graymattersfoundation@gmail.com
    www.graymattersfoundation.org

    *Park in the 6th Ave garage and bring your parking ticket with you to validate.*
  • BrainStorm Survivor Support Group

    3rd Wednesday of the month

    6:30 pm - 8 pm 

    HealthSouth Valley of the Sun Rehab Hospital 
    13460 N 67th Ave., Glendale 85304

    Contact: 
    Randi Halvorsen
    602-301-1977     
  • Canyon Vista Brain Injury Survivor & Caregiver Group

    Sponsored by Canyon Vista Medical Center

    4th Wednesday of the month 
    4 pm - 5 pm 

    Meet at Ethel Berger Community Center 

    2950 E. Tacoma St., Sierra Vista 85635

    Contact: 
    Amy Heise 520-263-3700
    amy.heise@canyonvistamedicalcenter.com 
  • Carondelet Aphasia & Spousal Support Group

    Every Tuesday 

    11 am - Noon

    St. Joseph's Hospital- Outpatient Rehab Neuro Conference Room (Aphasia Group) and the Outpatient Rehab Break Room (Spouse Group) 

    3550 N. Wilmot, Tucson 85711

    Contact: 
    Debbie Johnson 
    520-873-5299
  • Carondelet Life after Stroke Group

     

    St Joseph's Hospital 

    350 N. Wilmot, Tucson 85711

    Call Tom Slauson for meeting dates and times. 

    *For families, friends, and survivors to learn about stroke and provide support for each other.*

    Contact: 
    Tom Slauson 
    928-218-5004
  • Carondelet Mild Brain Injury Survivor Group

    2nd Thursday of the month
    3 pm - 4 pm  


    St. Joseph’s Hospital , The Agave Room
    350 N. Wilmot, Tucson 85711

    *For survivors only. Please call to introduce yourself before attending your first group.

    Contact: Debbie Johnsen
    520-873-5299

  • Central Phoenix Adult Brain Injury Group

    Every 4th Thursday
    6:00 PM-7:30 PM

    The Brain Injury Support Group is for brain injury survivors 18 and above and their family, friends and caregivers who want to meet others who are in similar situations.

    St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Conference Center Rooms 1 & 2
    350 W. Thomas Rd. Phoenix, 85013

    Park in the 6th Ave garage and bring your parking ticket with you for validation. From the main hospital entrance, go past Starbucks; turn right; follow signs to cafeteria; go past second door; turn right; exit double glass doors on right; cross patio to the building with glass doors - enter the building with glass doors, rooms on the left.

    Funded by the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona

    Ashley Bridwell
    602-406-6688
    ashley.bridwell@dignityhealth.org
  • East Valley Brain Injury Support Group

    2nd Wednesday of month
    4:00 PM- 5:30 PM

    Caregivers and survivors break into their own 
    discussion groups. 

    Church of the Resurrection, Room #2 and #3
    3201 S. Evergreen Rd, Tempe, AZ 85282
    (N. of Southern between Price & Dobson)

    Annette Zaccari
    480-421-1431
  • HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Stroke Support Group

    3rd Monday of the Month
    No Group July, August or major holidays. 
    10:00 am - Noon

    John C. Lincoln Hospital  North Mountain, Cowden Center, Room 6
    9202 N. 2nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85020

    Jim Waldrep
    602-944-7155
    JVwaldrep@hotmail.com

    *Park in the South side parking area and enter through the East Side of the building.*
  • Mayo Clinic Neuro-Oncology Support Group

    2nd Tuesday of the month 

    12 pm (noon) - 1 pm 

    Mayo Cancer Center
    5881 E. Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054

    Contact: 
    Marci Kyle 
    480-342-0005
    kyle.marci@mayo.edu

    *For survivors & caregivers*
  • Mild Brain Injury Support Group

    2nd & 4th Wednesday of month
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    AZ Institute for Communication
    & Cognitive Disorders (AICCD)
    4545 N. 36th St., Suite 125A, Phoenix, AZ 85018

    Mary Jane Trunzo
    602-224-0202
    office@aiccd.net
  • Northwest Valley Brain Injury Survivor & Caregiver Support Group

    1st Thursday of the month
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 

    HealthSouth  Valley of the Sun Rehab Hospital
    13460 N. 67th Ave., Glendale, AZ 85304

    Contact: Randi Halvorsen
    602-301-1977

  • Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Support Group

    1st Tuesday of the month (if its a holiday, then held the 2nd Tuesday of the month)
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM

    Northern AZ Healthcare Training Center
    Fort Valley Shopping Center (S. of old hospital on Beaver St.)
    1000 N. Humphreys Street, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

    Facilitator:
    Al White
    928-699-2916
    bosco8567@msn.com


    Stroke Support Group

    3rd Thursday of every month
    12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

    Flagstaff Medical Center
    West Campus Building, 4th floor Board Room

    1200 N. Beaver St.
    Flagstaff, AZ 86001

    Contact: Call for information
    928-773-2125
  • Stroke & Brain Injury Support Group

    3rd Wednesdays
    4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Via Linda Senior Center
    10440 E. Via Linda Rd,
    Scottsdale, 85058

    Mary Jane Trunzo
    602-224-0202
    mjtrunzo@mindspring.com
  • Stroke Group

    1st Wednesday of the month
    10 am – 11 am


    HealthSouth N. Scottsdale Rehab Hospital
    Conference Room 2
    9630 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale 85260


    Contact: Pam Schmidt or Brittney Clolinger
    480-551-5446
    pamela.schmidt@healthsouth.com  
    brittney.clolinger@healthsouth.com
  • Stroke Group for Survivors & Caregivers

    1st Tuesday of the month
    10:00 - 11:00 AM

    HealthSouth  Valley of the Sun Rehab Hospital
    13460 N. 67th Ave., Glendale, AZ 85304

    Melissa Buckner
    623-334-5470
    melissa.buckner@healthsouth.com

  • Stroke Support Group

    2nd Thursday of each month
    1:30pm-3:00pm

    John J Rhodes Rehabilitation Center
    Banner Baywood Medical Center
    6644 E Baywood Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85206

    Carolyn Eisenhauer
    480-321-3848
    Carolyn.Eisenhauer@bannerhealth.com


  • Stroke Support Group for Survivors and Caregivers

    1st Tuesday of the month
    12:00 PM (noon) to 1:00 PM

    St. Joseph's Hospital
    124 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013
    *On Thomas between 1st and 3rd Ave*

    3rd Floor in the Mary Ann Hornbuckle Room(park in the 6th ave garage and bring your parking ticket with you for validation. Go through main hospital entrance; take camelback elevator to 6th floor, turn right)

    Ashley Bridwell
    602-406-6688
    ashley.bridwell@dignityhealth.org
  • Stroke Survivor & Caregiver Support Group

    1st Wednesday of the month,
    No meetings June, July & August
    5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

    Honorhealth Scottsdale Osborne - Outpatient Therapy Services Building
    3134 N. Civic Center Plaza
    Scottsdale, AZ 85251

    Contact: Mandy Mortenson
    480-882-6821
    amortenson@shc.org
  • Stroke Survivor and Family Support Group

    4th Wednesday of the month
    5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

    HealthSouth East Valley Rehab Hospital
    5652 East Baseline Road, Mesa 85206

    Facilitator: Dr. Suzanne Griffiths  480-567-0350
    Or
    Diane Fischer
    480-477-7109
    diana.fischer@healthsouth.com     
  • TBI Socialization Group

    1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month 

    4 pm - 6 pm 

    Direct: Center for independence 

    1001 N. Alvernon Way Tucson 

    (Corner of Speedway & Alvernon) 

    Contact: 
    BIAAZ 1-888-500-9165
  • TMC Senior Services Stroke Support Group

    For Survivors, Families, & Care Partners 

    3rd Monday of the month 

    10:30 am - 12 pm 

    El Dorado Health Campus 

    1400 N. Wilmot Rd. Tucson 85712

    Contact:
    Anne Morrison 
    520-324-1960
    Anne.Morrison@tmcaz.com
  • West Valley Aphasia Support Group

    2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sun Health Foundation
    13180 N. 103rd Drive, Sun City, AZ 85351

    Speech Language Pathologist will present on the 2nd Tuesday only. The 2nd Tuesday also includes a conversation practice.

    Meeting located at Support Services Building (south of the Emergency Room Drive) 2nd Floor, Ponderosa Room. Signs posted.

    From Thunderbird Blvd. turn south on 103rd Dr (not Ave). Go past the parking garage to the first driveway; turn right and the building is directly in front of you.

    Contact: Kathy and Duff Stewart
    815-238-2345
    kathi.stewart@icloud.com
  • Young Adult & Caregivers TBI Group

    2nd Wednesday of the month
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    St Joseph's Hospital, Conference Room 1 & 2.
    350 W. Thomas
    Phoenix, AZ 85013
    Ages 18-30

    Park in the 6th avenue garage and bring your parking ticket with you for validation. From the main hospital entrance, go past Starbucks; turn right; follow signs to cafeteria; go past second door; turn right; exit double glass doors on right; cross patio and enter the building with glass doors, rooms on the left.

    Funded by the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona

    David Lamb
    602-996-4500
     davidl@aznrehab.com

All Disablilities

Support Groups

  • Compass All Disability Support Group

    3rd Friday of month, except July, August, September
    1:00 PM- 4:00 PM

    Granite Reef Senior Center, Rm. 10
    1700 N. Granite Reef
    Scottsdale, AZ 85257

    Pauline Staples
    480-628-3028
    plstaples@msn.com
  • Men’s Disability Discussion Group

    3rd Thursday of the month
    5:30 PM - 7 PM

    Ability 360 Center 
    Classroom B (2nd floor)

    5025 E. Washington St
    Phoenix, AZ 85034

    Men, 18 and over; all disabilities

    Don Price
    602-980-3232
    donp@abil.org
  • Women's Empowerment Group

    1st Saturday of the month 
    Ages 18 +
    1 pm - 3 pm 

    Ability 360 Center 
    Classroom A (2nd FL)
    5025 E Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85034 

    *Please call before attending. Women of all wisdom, compassion and power! To request an accommodation, contact Amina.*
    Contact: 
    Amina 
    602-443-0722