A Breath of Hope Men’s Group

Providing topic driven meetings about subjects important to men who have lost their significant other to cancer.

mens-grp-logoThe Men’s Group provides a safe place for widowed men who are looking for support, healing or a chance to talk with other men who have experienced the loss of a significant other to cancer. Monthly meetings are professionally facilitated around a relevant topic. Participants may choose to share or just listen in an environment of mutual respect and confidentiality.

2017 Professional Facilitator: Mark Scannell

Monthly meetings take place on the third Tuesday of every month from 7-8:30 p.m., at the ABOH office in Wayzata. Please RSVP for location details, call the office (952-405-9201) or e-mail us at Amanda@abreathofhope.org  for more information.

2017 Meeting Dates and Topics:

  • January 17: Personal effectiveness
  • February 21: Behaviors that stimulate our brains
  • March 21
  • April 18
  • May 16
  • June 20
  • July 18: Fear
  • August 8: Resiliency
  • September 19: Legacy: What’s your legacy – with whom do you wish to share your legacy
  • October 24 (Meeting combined with Women’s Group): The challenges of not being “a couple” anymore; how to move your social life forward as a single
  • November 21
  • December 19

2016 Topics:

  • January: Welcome
  • February: Manly Grief
  • March: The Tasks of Grief
  • April: The Needs of Men in the Face of Grief
  • May: Grief vs Depression
  • June: Grief as a Surprise
  • (July & August: Summer break – no meetings)
  • September: Why am I so Tired?/Understanding Grief Triggers
  • October: De-emphasizing
  • November: Where you are on your Journey
  • December: Gratitude