Colorado Transplant Patient Support Group

The American Transplant Foundation will be hosting a virtual support group for Coloradans awaiting solid organ transplant. Join us for some awesome guidance, resources, and friendly faces ready to cheer you on. Let’s tackle this transplant journey together! 

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Who is it for?

This FREE virtual support group is designed for:

    • Patients: Coloradans who are in need of a solid organ transplant
    • Advocates: Family, friends, or caregivers supporting someone in need of a solid organ transplant in Colorado

What is it for?

  • Connect with mentors: Talk directly with transplant recipients and living donors through the American Transplant Foundation’s mentorship program.
  • Boost your donor search: Learn proven strategies to increase your chances of finding a compatible living donor.
  • Find strength in numbers: Get support from a caring community that understands the challenges of the transplant journey.

How can I sign up?

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

Together, we can navigate the transplant journey with knowledge, encouragement, and a sense of community.

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.