Support Groups

Support groups are an important part of your health journey. They bring together people who can connect with similar struggles and triumphs for a better quality of life.

Find a group that fits your needs and be a part of a community where you can find and give encouragement and meet new friends.

Cancer support groups

Bristol Breast Cancer Support Group “MAM-O-GRAM” – Bristol, VA

Third Tuesday each month, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Fellowship Chapel
Call Paulette Donahue at (276) 494-3327 to learn more.

Survive and Thrive Support Group – Bristol, VA

Third Thursday each month 
Island Road Cancer Center (743 Island Rd.)
Call Amber Whited at (276) 469-4221 or learn more.

Multiple Myeloma Support Group – Johnson City, TN

First Saturday each month, noon to 2 p.m.
Memorial Park Community Center
Visit the group’s Web page to learn more.

Breast Cancer Recovery in Action (BRA) – Bristol, TN

Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m.
Slater Community Center
325 McDowell St. 
For more information, please email Beverly McGhee at 

The Healing Power of Love Support Group – Johnson City, TN

Fourth Wednesday each month, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Johnson City Medical Center
400 N. State of Franklin Rd. – Building #408/Wound Care Entrance
Meetings are offered both in-person and virtually
For more information please visit the Facebook group or register for virtual attendance call (973) 476-1393 

Washington County Breast Cancer Support Group – Abingdon, VA

Second Tuesday each month, 2 to 4 p.m.
Ballad Health Cancer Care at Johnston Memorial Hospital
Call (276) 628-7228 or email for any questions

Cancer Support Group hosted by the Mountain Laurel Cancer Support and Resource Center – Big Stone Gap, VA

Fourth Wednesday each month, 2 p.m.
Mountain Empire Older Citizens
Virtual Participation is offered
Contact Tiffany Jacobs at (276) 523-4202 or for more information

Cancer Support Community of East Tennessee hosted by the Rachael Young Center – Knoxville, TN

6204 Baum Drive
Knoxville, TN. 37919
Exercise, art, stress management and nutrition/cooking classes available as well as support sessions for children and families. Individual and group classes/sessions available.
Call (865) 546-4661, email or visit for more information