COPD - Virtual Support Group

COPD Support Group – Registration Page

COPD can introduce many challenges to your life. No matter how strong you are, you will probably find that you need to lean on other people for support, especially during these challenging times.

The PEI Lung Association will be facilitating a NEW online support group for people living with COPD. Click here to register 

 

Our sessions will allow participants to: 

  • Connect with others living with COPD
  • Ask questions
  • Receive expert advice
  • Learn tips to help manage their condition

 

Once you register for a session, you will receive an email confirming your spot in the session.

The email will contain:

  • Instructions on how to set up the video call  
  • Instructions on how to join our Facebook COPD Support Group

Participants can also join our sessions by phone toll-free.

Call us today for more information 902-892-5957

 

Past session videos: 

Session 1 'What is COPD?'

Guest speaker, Katelyn MacAulay, Health PEI, Respiratory Therapist

 

Session 2 'Staying Active with COPD' 

Guest speaker, Francois Caron (Dept. Health & Wellness) & Courtney Phillips (Health PEI, Pulmonary Rehab Program) 

 

Session 3 'Mental Health & Isolation: Building Better Mental Health' 

Guest speaker, Dr. Greer (Clinical Psychologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital)

Session 4 'Puffers & Medications for COPD' 

Guest speakers, Heather Cyr (Respiratory Therapist, Health PEI) & Craig Meek (Registered Pharmacist, Murphy's Pharmacy) 

Session 5 'Smoke-Free Now' 

Guest speakers, (Provincial Tobacco Control Coordinator, Chief Public Health Office) and Craig Meek (Pharmacist, Murphy’s Pharmacy). 

 

 

The Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Virtual Support Group is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund. 

Thank you to the Charlottetown Rotary Club for your support! 

Page Last Updated: 17/11/2021