Ongoing Support

The best method of ensuring your success in your weight loss program is to take advantage of the ongoing support services we offer you, whether you just want to talk or prefer a more structured, educational approach. Our support groups are provided with one goal in mind: helping you reach your goal.

Access our ongoing support services, including:

Support Groups
Online Support Groups

We realize losing weight is very difficult. That's why we've structured our program to be there for you -- to assist you in this process by using support and care so you can achieve success. We've designed our program to provide topic-focused support group sessions. We want you to feel free to ask questions and learn from our skilled staff and from other patients.

Our monthly support group is free to all our patients.

Note: If there is a weather emergency, please check our website and local television and radio for support group cancellations.

Call 317.688.2647 for more information. Everyone, from any program, including friends and family, is always welcome!


IU Health Bariatrics is pleased to offer free support groups to patient’s pre and post surgery. Attend support group meetings to learn about ways you can build lasting motivation and overcome the biggest challenges to your exercise and nutrition success. Learn strategies, ask questions and the receive support you need during your journey. Participate in activities that help you discover new ways to stay motivated, cope with physical changes and incorporate lifestyle changes into your everyday life.

Support groups are held at the following locations:

Support Group Meetings - IU Health North Hospital - 11700 North Meridian St., Room K130, Carmel, IN 46032. Support groups are held on the first Monday of the month at 6 pm. This is an educational, topic driven group that combines both pre and post-op weight loss surgery patients together for an educational session focusing on topics related to your bariatric surgery. The support groups are led by our registered dietician.
IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital located at 2901 W. Jackson Street in Muncie. Support group is held on the first Wednesday of the month from 6-7 pm.
If you would like more information about support groups, including dates and times, please contact us at 317.275.7010. Teleconferencing is also available to IU Health affiliate hospitals throughout the state.

Online Support Groups

You can view our online support group by clicking on the topic below to load the powerpoint presentation.