Support Groups at Overlake Medical Center

The more you know about your health and safety, the easier it is to lead a healthy lifestyle. Overlake offers a wide range of support groups for patients and their loved ones. We encourage you to come meet and talk with others who are dealing with similar situations and experiences. All support groups are FREE and no registration is required unless otherwise noted. For additional information, call the numbers within each listing.

After Baby Comes

We offer encouragement and support as well as informative speakers. Register here

Alzheimer's Caregiver 

Provides support and education to family members of Alzheimer's or dementia patients. Third Monday of the month, 3-4:30 p.m. Overlake Senior Health Clinic, 1750 112th Avenue NE, Suite A101, Bellevue. For more information, call Regina Bennett, MSW, 425.502.9828.

Balance After Baby

For new moms experiencing postpartum mood disorder or those struggling with their new role as a mother. Second and fourth Tuesday of the month, 7-9 p.m. Click here for more information

Cancer Lifeline Support Groups

Overlake partners with Cancer Lifeline to offer support groups at Overlake. Groups include Living with Cancer and Caregiver Support. To register call 800.255.5505 or visit Cancer Lifeline for more information.

La Leche League

Support and information for women who want to breastfeed their babies. 

Bellevue: Meets the Third Monday of the month, 7 to 9 p.m. at Overlake Medical Center, 1051 116th Avenue NE, Suite 200, Bellevue. For more information, call Kay at 425.226.8117.

Issaquah: Meets the First Monday of the month, 10 a.m. to noon at the Highmark Medical Center, 1740 NW Maple Street, Suite 201, Issaquah. For more information, e-mail lll.issaquah@gmail.com or call 425.312.3477.

Eastside Japanese: Meets the second Wednesday of the month (no group in August), 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ridgewood Corporate Center, 150 120th Ave. NE, Bldg F, 2nd Floor, Room 15, Bellevue (across from the Home Depot). For more information, contact Izumi at 425.869.5136 or email izumimitsuoka@hotmail.com.

Look Good....Feel Better

Beauty techniques for women in active cancer treatment to help combat appearance-related side effects. Call 425.688.5586 to register.

Lymphedema Support Network

Third Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. Overlake Medical Clinics Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, 1417 116th Ave NE, Suite 110, Bellevue WA 98004. Contact: Mary Ellen Shands, RN, MN | Cancer Lifeline | 206.832.1279 or mshands@cancerlifeline.org.

P.S. Support - Support for Miscarriage, Stillbirth & Infant Loss

For those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss. Third Thursday of the month, 7-9 p.m. For more information call Abbie, the group facilitator, at 206.367.3991, or Cami at 425.277.9494.

The Path of Grief: Bereavement Support Group

Six-week support group for adults coping with the death of a loved one.  Navigating the many feelings that come with the journey of grief can be difficult to do alone. Receive support, learn how to process grief and develop strategies for going forward with others who have suffered loss. Call 425.688.5308 for information. 

Stroke Support Group

Fourth Saturday of the month from 1 - 2:15 p.m. Our group is open to anyone who's had a stroke, head injury, or any kind of neurological event and the people who love them. Our topics vary month by month and cover clinical, physical and emotional issues. Call Jennifer at 425.688.5295 for more information. 

Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery Support Group

Select Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon or Thursday evenings, 6-8 p.m. Call 425.467.3957 for more information. 

Overlake Ranks Highest in Patient Satisfaction

Overlake Medical Center has the highest patient satisfaction in the state and is in the top percentile in the nation for the way our physicians communicate with their patients. We perform above the state and national average for patient satisfaction with pain control, providing discharge information about home recovery and the percentage of patients that report they would recommend Overlake to friends and family. 

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