Colorado Transplant Patient Support Group

The American Transplant Foundation will be hosting a virtual support group for residents of Colorado or Wyoming. Whether you’re on the hunt for a living donor, dealing with the emotional rollercoaster, or figuring out the money side of things, we’ve got your back! Join us for some awesome guidance, tons of resources, and a bunch of friendly faces ready to cheer you on. Let’s tackle this transplant journey together! 

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Who is it for?

  • People waiting for a transplant in Colorado or Wyoming (any organ)
  • Family members/caregivers of someone waiting for a transplant in Colorado or Wyoming (any organ)
  • Those who want to learn more about living organ donation and meet those in need!

What is it for?

  • Connecting with others on their transplant journey
  • Connecting with American Transplant Foundation mentors- transplant recipients, living organ donors, those waiting for transplant
  • Learning more about living organ donation and how to find a living donor
  • Receiving non-medical guidance, resources, and a supportive peer-to-peer community.

How can I sign up?

  • Fill out this brief Google survey. We will be in touch to notify you of support group opportunities!

Not in Colorado but interested in a support group in your area? Get in touch!

Example Support Group Topics

How to Find a Living Donor: Discover effective strategies and resources to help you find a living donor. We’ll guide you through the process, answering questions, and providing support every step of the way.

Resources: Access a wealth of information and tools tailored to your pre-transplant needs. Our curated resources cover various aspects, ensuring you are well-informed and empowered throughout your journey.

Peer Support and Networking: Connect with others who are in a similar pre-transplant stage. Share stories of successful pre-transplant experiences and build a network of supportive peers.

Expectations: Gain insights into the expectations surrounding living donation, addressing concerns and setting realistic goals for a successful experience.

Barriers: Identify and overcome potential barriers that may arise during the pre-transplant period. Our group offers practical solutions and a network of individuals who have faced similar challenges.

Living Donation Benefits: Learn why living donation is beneficial and explore the positive impact it can have on your transplant journey.

Emotional Preparedness: Discover coping strategies for managing anxiety and stress before the transplant. Share and discuss your fears and concerns with others who understand your experience.

Building a Support System: Identify and involve family and friends in your pre-transplant journey. Learn effective communication strategies for discussing the transplant process with your loved ones.

Financial and Insurance Planning: Explore financial aspects, potential costs, and insurance coverage related to transplantation. Discuss available resources and support for financial assistance.

Preparing for Potential Setbacks: Understand that the transplant journey may have challenges and setbacks. Develop resilience and strategies for coping with unexpected delays or changes.

Join today and embark on your pre-transplant journey with confidence, knowledge, and a community that understands. Together, we can empower each other to face the challenges and celebrate the victories on the road to a successful transplant.