Pohlman is a licensed social worker with a bachelor’s degree in social work and psychology from Ohio Northern University. She has over 25 years experience working in the areas of mental health and healthcare. She is currently a social worker for both State of the Heart Hospice and Comprehensive Health Network.
The topic for discussion is “The Psychosocial Aspects of Coping with Cancer” and will include information to benefit both the patient and the caregiver. Pam will bring a professional as well as a personal perspective to the topic, having experienced being a cancer patient as well as providing emotional support to patients and families facing this illness.
The local Cancer Association of Darke County sponsors the Living with Cancer group in cooperation with Wayne Hospital. The Support Group is free and open to anyone with a cancer diagnosis, cancer survivors, also family and friends.
Facilitating the support group meeting this week will be Christine Lynn, executive director of the Cancer Association and Jill Brown, RN, from Wayne Health Care.
For further information, contact the Cancer Association of Darke County at 548-9960. Office hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Cancer Association is a United Way Agency and serves local cancer patients. It is not affiliated with The American Cancer Society. It is funded by donations from various groups, businesses and individuals. The Corporate Sponsors for 2013 were American Legion Post 140, Carlos and Patti Menendez, Diane Evans Insurance Agency, Family Health, 5th Third Bank, FOE 2347 Charity Fund Versailles, FOE Ladies Auxiliary Greenville, First Assembly of God, Francis Furniture of Greenville, Johnston Chiropractic Clinic Inc., Leis Realty, Osgood State Bank and Second National Bank.