Salem Hospital has dietitians who can help people with diabetes, whether it’s Type 1, Type 2 or prediabetes. We also offer classes and support groups.
A physician’s referral is required for diabetes education services. We can help by calling your physician for you. Your insurance may cover diabetes education services; contact your insurance company for details. Get started on education by calling
scheduling at 503-814-6990.
Diabetes Support Group (Dallas)
Diabetes Day–2–Day is a free community group facilitated by Diabetes Support Services, Inc., a nonprofit organization. For more information, call 503-585-1335.
Diabetes Support Group (Salem)
Meets monthly in Salem, facilitated by Diabetes Support Services, Inc.
Times and places will vary, so call Sonara Underberg at 503-585-1335.
Find the help you need, when you need it. Mid-Valley Resources is managed by Northwest Human Services' Crisis & Information Hotline. The Hotline provides 24/7/365 resource information, emergency rent and financial assistance, and life-saving suicide intervention services. Do you need help finding a resource? Call 503-581-5535 or 1-800-560-5535. https://www.midvalleyresources.org/
Willamette Vital Health
Willamette Vital Health offers a variety of grief support groups for adults and children. They also offer school support groups and a summer camp for grieving children. For location and more information, contact the bereavement department at 503-588-3600 or visit www.wvh.org for a current schedule of support groups.
Other grief resources
Salem Health does not endorse any of the resources listed below. They are being provided for information and as options. You may find other resources through your primary care provider or health insurer.
Second Tuesday of each month 1 to 3
p.m., please arrive by 12:45 p.m. Salem First Church of the Nazarene, Room 202, 1550 Market St. NE All are welcome to attend this meeting. For more information, call Scott Werdebaugh at 503-838-6868.
Caring for twins/multiples is an exciting, challenging adventure. Learn from other parents who have been raising these families! Connect with other twin families, give/get advice, set up play-dates, sell/trade items, learn about resources and share experiences. To join the Facebook group, send a friend request to Lyndsay Huebsch or ask to join the T.W.I.N.S. group and she’ll add you. You can also call Lyndsay at 541-760-5444.
Learn how this organization can help; call 503-364-8100 or check their website at Alznet.org.
Amputee Peer Support Group
The AMPOWER Amputee Peer Support Group consists of a nationwide network of trained peer mentors who have successfully recovered and rehabilitated following an amputation. Mentors are available to speak face-to-face, over the phone, via Skype or Facetime, through e-mail or through a private, password-protected online web community. Sponsored by Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics. Call toll-free at 1-877-4HANGER option 1 for more information. www.EmpoweringAmputees.org
For more information, call Michelle Nugent-Buchanan at 503-814-3105. Also check out the American Lung Association website at www.lung.org.
Our Mission is to raise dyslexia awareness, empower families to support their children, and improve resources for students with dyslexia in Oregon public schools. In the Mid-Willamette Valley, contact Dawn Tacker at 760-994-5537 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website: decodingdyslexiaor.org.
Hearing Loss Association of America, Salem Chapter
The group empowers hard-of-hearing people through group discussion and informative presentations. Captioning and hearing loop system available at all meetings. For more information, contact Mary Fagan at email@example.com or 503-409-5491.
Monthly support groups. For more information please call 503-581-4224 and visit our website: blindskills.org.
Stuttering Support Group
Meets second Sunday of each month, 2:30 to 4 p.m. at Broadway Coffeehouse, 1300 Broadway St. NE, Salem.
Join other people who stutter, their friends, family members and speech language pathologists for support and to feel less alone. Learn more about stuttering and explore new ways to cope with and accept stuttering in a safe environment. Contact Sarah or Daniel: firstname.lastname@example.org, Rhoads_Daniel@salkeizer.k12.or.us.