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Support Groups

A Time for Caring: Grief Support Group

The loss of a loved one through death is one of the most stressful and difficult human experiences. The Time for Caring Group provides a compassionate atmosphere through individual sharing, mutual support, and information that will nurture the healing process. The goal is to help interested persons cope on their journey through grief.

First Sunday of each month, 2:30-4:00 P.M.
Carson-Newman, Baker Building Room 204
One time registration fee of $10
For more information contact Edra at 865-471-3311 or 

The group is led by Dr. William Blevins, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Counseling; Licensed Marital & Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor.


ComPASS (Communicating the Pain as Suicide Survivors): Navigating the Ocean of Grief after the Suicide Death of a Loved One- A Support Group

ComPass provides a safe place of support, understanding, and education during the journey of loss following the suicide death of a loved one. This is an open/ongoing group for those who have lost a family member, friend, or co-worker to suicide. (NOT for observers or those who have survived a suicide attempt)

First Thursday of each month, 6:00-7:30pm
Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Jefferson City, TN (Main classroom next to cafeteria on ground floor)
For more information contact Dr. Cynthia Lynn at 865-680-3256

The group is led by Cynthia Lynn, PhD, RN & Greg Casalenuovo, PhD, RN. It is sponsored by Jefferson Memorial Hospital and Carson-Newman School of Nursing & Behavioral Health

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