Cancer Center Support Groups for Youths
Cancer Center of Santa Barbara with Sansum Clinic offers a vast array of classes and services for cancer patients, family members and caregivers, including these support groups for young people:
“I Count Too” Support Group for youth age 6-12 who have a family member diagnosed with cancer. This program utilizes play in order to ease fears and increase coping skills.
Teens Helping Teens a supportive arts program for youth ages 13-18 experiencing cancer. The group is aimed at reducing feelings of isolation and improving coping skills.
Both groups are led by Hollye Jacobs, RN, MS, MSW, Child Development Specialist, with 2014 dates to be announced.
For more information call (805) 563-5852