Patient Support Programs

MidState offers a wide range of support programs to help our patients and others in our community overcome the health-related challenges they face and assist in their return to wellness. Our programs often positively impact not only the individuals seeking help, but also their families and caregivers. MidState is proud of its holistic approach to healthcare, believing that body, mind and spirit are all powerful contributors to our wellbeing. Our support programs are one way we ensure that your mind and spirit are not forgotten.

Please view our calendar of events for dates on upcoming support programs.

MidState's Cancer Center Support Programs

Visit the MidState Cancer Support page for a more detailed look about our programs, treatment, support, and other related information.

MidState's Family Birthing Center Support Programs

Weekly Breast Feeding Support Group

Join new or experienced mothers and their babies in a relaxed atmosphere to discuss the adjustments and successes of breastfeeding for the 0-6 month age group. Group discussion is open format and facilitated by a Lactation Consultant or Nurse.

MidState's Pastoral Care Support Programs

Bereavement Support Group

This professionally facilitated interfaith group is open to all bereaved members of the community. The purposes of the group are to assist people in understanding grief as a natural response to loss, to allow the expression of feelings, to provide mutual support and to effect appropriate life adjustment to loss.

MidState's Weight Management Support Programs

Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

This group is designed with two components: "Open" meetings are available to pre-operative and post-operative weight loss surgery patients and their families. This group offers a wonderful opportunity for pre-operative patients and their families to learn from other bariatric surgery patients. "Closed" meetings are available to post-operative patients only. This group offers support for experienced bariatric surgery patient.

Visit the for more information about our weight management program.

MidState's VNA Healthcare Support Programs

VNA HealthCare's quality in-home health care and visiting nurses have been trusted by Connecticut families and physicians for more than 100 years. Our staff provides everything needed for a healthy and independent lifestyle - right at home.

For more information visit the VNA Healthcare site.