Support Groups

Support Groups

The Elliot offers a variety of support groups to patients on a regular basis. For more information or to sign up for a support group, call the number listed.

AICD (Automatic Internal Cardiac Defibrillator) Support

First Friday of each month

Elliot offers the only AICD support group in the tri-state area. Designed to help patients with internal cardioverter defibrillators and their families deal with unique issues.

Contact Cardiology for details

Bereavement Support Groups

The Elliot offers bereavement support to provide assistance to individuals navigating the complex journey of grief after the loss of a loved one. Our support groups offer a safe space for individuals to express their emotions, share their experiences, and find comfort in knowing they are not alone in their journey.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss TEARS Support Group

Bereavement Support through the Manchester VNA

Cancer Support Services

In an effort to address the physical and emotional needs of our patients, The Solinsky Center is pleased to provide access to a range of programs.

Chronic Pain Support Group

The support group provides educational programs including guest speakers. Meets second and fourth Tuesday of the month, September through June, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Meetings are free. Please call 603-663-2881 with any questions.

Parkinson's Support Group

Third Wednesday of each month from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For people with Parkinson's disease, family members, friends, or anyone who has an interest in learning more about this disease.

For questions, please contact Mary Blevens., PT at

Pregnancy and Infant Loss TEARS Support Group

Touching lives, Healing Hearts

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., excluding September and December. There is no registration or fee for this group. Due to the current pandemic meetings are held via Zoom. Check the NH Tears Facebook page for meeting topics and Zoom links.

The TEARS Support Group is facilitated by our NH TEARS Chapter leaders. Meetings are informal and provide an opportunity to share your story and meet others who have had similar experiences.

The Memory Garden Service is held rain or shine in May on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend at 1 p.m.

The Angel of Hope is located in the Memory Garden which is directly across from the main entrance on the hillside adjacent to the Doctors Park Building. The Angel of Hope was dedicated on Oct. 15, 2011.

Please contact our Perinatal Loss Coordinator, at 603-663-3396 or email for additional information.

Moms Group

Offered to mothers and their babies as an opportunity to share and network. Weekly topics will include feeding, crying, sleep, caring for yourself, growth and development of your baby, dealing with relationships, managing and preventing illness, family nutrition, and finding a balance in life. Groups are led by a nurse or childbirth educator.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Moms with children: Ages 0-12 months

There is no fee and no registration is required for this group. The Moms Group meets at Elliot River’s Edge located at 185 Queen City Avenue in Manchester, New Hampshire, in the conference rooms.

For more information call 603-663-5897.