Covid Update

The IMF is cautiously optimistic for local support groups to return back to in-person meetings when it’s safe in your community

We suggest for you to follow local, state and federal guidelines to help you determine when it will be safe to start meeting in-person again.

You may also wish to refer to for information and guidance on specifics for travel, vaccinations, variants and when/how to gather safely.

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We will be having a combined in-person and virtual meeting.  Those that are able to meet in person may join us at our library location and we will see the rest of you virtually through our monthly Zoom meeting.

To obtain an invitation to the meetings, please contact the group leaders at [email protected].​

For more information, please contact

Shirley Jonas 701-527-6529 

Marcus Roehrich 701-333-8191  

Email: [email protected]

Meeting time3rd Tuesday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Meeting Location Bismarck Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room C
515 North 5th Street
Bismarck, ND 58501
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46.8101193, -100.7835832

Welcome to the North Dakota Multiple Myeloma Support Group. Our support group helps patients diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma and their caregivers deal with this incurable, but treatable cancer. The format for our support group includes time for discussion, guest lecturers, sharing of educational information, and topics that are chosen by group members.

Our support group is NOT group therapy, but is led by a Multiple Myeloma survivor and focuses on learning how to manage current concerns and situations. There is no cost to the participants and our group meetings are open to all people affected by Multiple Myeloma, including spouses, children, and relatives.

Studies have found that support groups can enhance self-esteem, reduce depression, decrease anxiety and improve relationships with family members and friends.  The North Dakota Multiple Myeloma Support Group can help you cope better with your diagnosis and increase your knowledge of Multiple Myeloma and its treatment.

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Support Group Events

May 18
Speaker: Kevin Brigle PhD, NP
May 18, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm MST
Jun 15
Bismarck Monthly Meeting
June 15, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm CST
Jul 20
No meeting this month
July 20, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm CST
Aug 17
Bismarck Monthly Meeting
August 17, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm CST
Sep 21
Bismarck Monthly Meeting
September 21, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm CST
Oct 19
Bismarck Monthly Meeting
October 19, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm CST
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