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Support groups in Quebec

A cancer diagnosis can cause turmoil and anxiety. Being able to talk about it and share the experience with other people can help you handle the situation better and boost your well-being. That’s why the Canadian Cancer Society is offering you different types of support groups. You’ll certainly find one that fits your needs. All our groups are free, across Quebec.

TO VIEW THE LIST OF GROUPS AVAILABLE IN QUEBEC 

  • Monthly support groups

    The CCS’s monthly support groups are open to everyone whether you’re someone living with cancer or a caregiver. Once a month, you’re invited to discuss different subjects related to the cancer experience, such as stress management, how to handle emotions, how to adapt to a new reality, etc.

    Monthly meetings will enable you to talk to people with similar experiences and share practical tips to improve your well-being.

    The meetings are hosted by a healthcare professional with the guidance of a trained volunteer.

    TO VIEW THE LIST OF MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS AVAILABLE IN QUEBEC  

    Would you like to be contacted to attend the next monthly group meeting in your region? Register your name online on the callback list.

    For more information, call 1 888 939-3333.

  • Visualization groups

    Visualization groups help you learn relaxation techniques and create mental images of relaxation or pleasure that can be used to overcome stress, anxiety or pain. You can practice relaxation and visualization during eight weekly workshops to boost your well-being. The workshops are facilitated by a healthcare professional from your region and are only available to people living with cancer.

    TO VIEW THE LIST OF VISUALIZATION GROUPS AVAILABLE IN QUEBEC 

    For more information or to register, please call us at 1 888 939-3333 or register your name online on the waiting list.

  • Art expression groups

    Do you want to express yourself, but find yourself lacking words? Our art expression groups will help you explore different techniques, play with colours and express the whole range of your emotions. No artistic ability is required.

    Our groups are hosted by an art therapist and offered during seven consecutive weeks. They are open to people with cancer and caregivers.

    TO VIEW THE LIST OF ART EXPRESSION GROUPS AVAILABLE IN QUEBEC  

    For more information or to register, please call us at 1 888 939-3333 or register your name online on the waiting list.

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