Byron Health Center hosts a monthly ‘open’ support group for those affected with Huntington’s Disease, as well as their family and friends.
The next meeting of 2018 is Tuesday, February 6th, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This is on a new day and time from the meetings in 2017. Any members of the community who have, or who have been affected by, HD are invited to attend the support group held on the Byron Health Center campus at 12101 Lima Rd in Fort Wayne in the Eakin Family Room. The monthly support group meetings will continue throughout 2018 including: February 6th, March 6th, April 3rd, May 1st, June 5th, July 3rd, August 7th, September 4th, October 2nd, November 6th and December 4th.
Byron Health Center continues to partner with the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) and the Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences at the University of Saint Francis (USF) to make the support group possible for the northeast Indiana area. Dr. John J. Brinkman, Ph.D., HSPP, Chair of the Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences at USF, who returns from a few months away to moderate the support group, can be reached via phone at 260-399-7700 ext. 8425 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org . Dr. Brinkman will be joined by USF Graduate Students Adam Gayer and Emily Lautzenheiser.