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Pulmonary Support Resources

Properly managing a chronic respiratory illness requires continued care after a hospital stay. That’s why the Respiratory Therapy Department has social workers and nursing care managers who help pulmonary patients and their families secure local health resources. These may include home care, skilled facility care, rehabilitation, medical equipment, hospice and support groups. Our social workers also provide counseling and education on coping with health care challenges.

Quit Smoking Program

Learn techniques to successfully stop smoking. Nicotine replacement products will be provided at no cost. Learn more >

Pulmonary Support Groups

Garden State Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

Adult patients in any stage of pulmonary fibrosis can share information and receive emotional support from others with similar experiences. Occasionally, health care professionals will also discuss related topics about this disease. Registration is not required.

Last Wednesday of every month, 7:00 to 9:00pm
Morristown Medical Center, Conference Room 3

For more information, please call 908-276-3394.

Better Breathers Club

Learn techniques to manage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and other breathing-related issues better.

  •  Fourth Tuesday of every month, Noon to 1:00pm
    Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
    For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8473.
  • Third Thursday of every month, Noon to 1:30pm
    Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center
    Third Floor Conference Room
    For more information and to register, please call 1-866-961-8006.
  • Hackettstown Medical Center, First Floor, Conference Dining Room
    For more information, dates and to register, please call 908-441-1192.

Learn more about support groups for lung cancer patients, offered by Atlantic Health System Cancer Care >


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