Events

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January 2022

Yoga for CF Health

Saturday, January 15, 2022, 9:00 am PT (12:00 pm ET)

To welcome the New Year and to tide you over until our regular six-week classes begin in February, we are offering a one-time yoga class with Stacie Reveles, Certified Yoga Instructor and mother of a teenager with CF.

Please join us for this fun and relaxing class. Every level is welcome. No special equipment needed, just bring a yoga mat or towel. Registration is free.

Click here to sign up.

Online Support Group for Adults with CF

Monday, January 17, 2022

CFRI provides a monthly Online Support Group for Adults with CF, which is open to participants nationwide. The group is facilitated by a social worker well versed in issues facing adults with CF.

The group meets on the third Monday of every month, from 6:00 pm PST to 7:30 pm (9:00 pm – 10:30 pm EST).

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Facilitated by Meg Dvorak, LCSW, or Kate Yablonsky, LCSW, CF Social Workers at Stanford.

Support Groups are sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

CF Caregivers Support Groups

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

CFRI provides a monthly CF Caregivers Support Group, which is open to participants nationwide. The groups are facilitated by a social worker well versed in issues facing CF caregivers. Participants are able to participate in person, as well as join anywhere from the country by telephone.

Two groups to choose from:

  • Parents of children with CF:
    5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST
  • Parents/Spouses/Partners of Adults with CF:
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Facilitated by Meg Dvorak, LCSW, or Kate Yablonsky, LCSW, CF Social Workers at Stanford

Caregivers Support Groups are sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Navigating Grief to Growth – Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PT

A discussion and support group for those who have lost a loved one to CF, whether recently or in the past. Led by Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH, a grief counselor who also lives with CF, the group will provide a safe place to engage in focused practices to help experience growth in coping with the loss of a loved one. Each meeting will have a different topic but there will also be time for open discussion. Adults and mature teens over age 16 are welcome.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. You only need to register once to attend any of the meetings, which will run through December 2021. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Transplant Support Group

Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 5:00 pm PT

This support group addresses the unique issues faced by those with CF who have received a double lung transplant and is open to post-transplant CF adults only. The group will be facilitated by Sonya Haggett, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker who has CF and is a double lung transplant recipient.

To register, click here. You will only have to register once to attend any meeting.

Generously funded through a family bequest.

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February 2022

Navigating Grief to Growth – Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PT

A discussion and support group for those who have lost a loved one to CF, whether recently or in the past. Led by Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH, a grief counselor who also lives with CF, the group will provide a safe place to engage in focused practices to help experience growth in coping with the loss of a loved one. Each meeting will have a different topic but there will also be time for open discussion. Adults and mature teens over age 16 are welcome.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. You only need to register once to attend any of the meetings, which will run through December 2021. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Support Group to Cope with COVID-19 Stress

Thursday, February 3, 2022, 5:00 pm PT

Coronavirus and Risk ReductionOn the first Thursday of every month, CFRI hosts an online discussion/support group for CF community members to talk about COVID-19 related stress and anxiety, moderated by Yelizaveta Sher, MD, psychiatrist at Stanford’s Adult CF Center.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Yoga for CF Health: Finding Calm

Beginning Saturday, February 5, 2022, 9:00 am PT (12:00 pm ET)

This six-week free online interactive class has been shown to reduce depression and anxiety. It will be taught by Colleen Lewis, Certified Yoga Instructor and adult with CF. Get your mat and join your CF community members in a fun, healthy and relaxing yoga session.

This class is free to individuals with CF, as well as parents, spouses, partners, and siblings of those with CF.

Click here to sign up and for more information.

CFRI is seeking sponsors for this important program. Please contact Stacie Reveles at sreveles@cfri.org for more information.

CF Caregivers Support Groups

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

CFRI provides a monthly CF Caregivers Support Group, which is open to participants nationwide. The groups are facilitated by a social worker well versed in issues facing CF caregivers. Participants are able to participate in person, as well as join anywhere from the country by telephone.

Two groups to choose from:

  • Parents of children with CF:
    5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST
  • Parents/Spouses/Partners of Adults with CF:
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Facilitated by Meg Dvorak, LCSW, or Kate Yablonsky, LCSW, CF Social Workers at Stanford

Caregivers Support Groups are sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Navigating Grief to Growth – Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PT

A discussion and support group for those who have lost a loved one to CF, whether recently or in the past. Led by Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH, a grief counselor who also lives with CF, the group will provide a safe place to engage in focused practices to help experience growth in coping with the loss of a loved one. Each meeting will have a different topic but there will also be time for open discussion. Adults and mature teens over age 16 are welcome.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. You only need to register once to attend any of the meetings, which will run through December 2021. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Online Support Group for Adults with CF

Monday, February 21, 2022

CFRI provides a monthly Online Support Group for Adults with CF, which is open to participants nationwide. The group is facilitated by a social worker well versed in issues facing adults with CF.

The group meets on the third Monday of every month, from 6:00 pm PST to 7:30 pm (9:00 pm – 10:30 pm EST).

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Facilitated by Meg Dvorak, LCSW, or Kate Yablonsky, LCSW, CF Social Workers at Stanford.

Support Groups are sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Transplant Support Group

Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 5:00 pm PT

This support group addresses the unique issues faced by those with CF who have received a double lung transplant and is open to post-transplant CF adults only. The group will be facilitated by Sonya Haggett, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker who has CF and is a double lung transplant recipient.

To register, click here. You will only have to register once to attend any meeting.

Generously funded through a family bequest.

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March 2022

Navigating Grief to Growth – Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, March 1, 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PT

A discussion and support group for those who have lost a loved one to CF, whether recently or in the past. Led by Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH, a grief counselor who also lives with CF, the group will provide a safe place to engage in focused practices to help experience growth in coping with the loss of a loved one. Each meeting will have a different topic but there will also be time for open discussion. Adults and mature teens over age 16 are welcome.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. You only need to register once to attend any of the meetings, which will run through December 2021. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Support Group to Cope with COVID-19 Stress

Thursday, March 3, 2022, 5:00 pm PT

Coronavirus and Risk ReductionOn the first Thursday of every month, CFRI hosts an online discussion/support group for CF community members to talk about COVID-19 related stress and anxiety, moderated by Yelizaveta Sher, MD, psychiatrist at Stanford’s Adult CF Center.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

CF Caregivers Support Groups

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

CFRI provides a monthly CF Caregivers Support Group, which is open to participants nationwide. The groups are facilitated by a social worker well versed in issues facing CF caregivers. Participants are able to participate in person, as well as join anywhere from the country by telephone.

Two groups to choose from:

  • Parents of children with CF:
    5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST
  • Parents/Spouses/Partners of Adults with CF:
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Facilitated by Meg Dvorak, LCSW, or Kate Yablonsky, LCSW, CF Social Workers at Stanford

Caregivers Support Groups are sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Navigating Grief to Growth – Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PT

A discussion and support group for those who have lost a loved one to CF, whether recently or in the past. Led by Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH, a grief counselor who also lives with CF, the group will provide a safe place to engage in focused practices to help experience growth in coping with the loss of a loved one. Each meeting will have a different topic but there will also be time for open discussion. Adults and mature teens over age 16 are welcome.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. You only need to register once to attend any of the meetings, which will run through December 2021. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Online Support Group for Adults with CF

Monday, March 21, 2022

CFRI provides a monthly Online Support Group for Adults with CF, which is open to participants nationwide. The group is facilitated by a social worker well versed in issues facing adults with CF.

The group meets on the third Monday of every month, from 6:00 pm PST to 7:30 pm (9:00 pm – 10:30 pm EST).

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Facilitated by Meg Dvorak, LCSW, or Kate Yablonsky, LCSW, CF Social Workers at Stanford.

Support Groups are sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Transplant Support Group

Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 5:00 pm PT

This support group addresses the unique issues faced by those with CF who have received a double lung transplant and is open to post-transplant CF adults only. The group will be facilitated by Sonya Haggett, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker who has CF and is a double lung transplant recipient.

To register, click here. You will only have to register once to attend any meeting.

Generously funded through a family bequest.

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April 2022

Navigating Grief to Growth – Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PT

A discussion and support group for those who have lost a loved one to CF, whether recently or in the past. Led by Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH, a grief counselor who also lives with CF, the group will provide a safe place to engage in focused practices to help experience growth in coping with the loss of a loved one. Each meeting will have a different topic but there will also be time for open discussion. Adults and mature teens over age 16 are welcome.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. You only need to register once to attend any of the meetings, which will run through December 2021. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Support Group to Cope with COVID-19 Stress

Thursday, April 7, 2022, 5:00 pm PT

Coronavirus and Risk ReductionOn the first Thursday of every month, CFRI hosts an online discussion/support group for CF community members to talk about COVID-19 related stress and anxiety, moderated by Yelizaveta Sher, MD, psychiatrist at Stanford’s Adult CF Center.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Online Support Group for Adults with CF

Monday, April 18, 2022

CFRI provides a monthly Online Support Group for Adults with CF, which is open to participants nationwide. The group is facilitated by a social worker well versed in issues facing adults with CF.

The group meets on the third Monday of every month, from 6:00 pm PST to 7:30 pm (9:00 pm – 10:30 pm EST).

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Facilitated by Meg Dvorak, LCSW, or Kate Yablonsky, LCSW, CF Social Workers at Stanford.

Support Groups are sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

CF Caregivers Support Groups

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

CFRI provides a monthly CF Caregivers Support Group, which is open to participants nationwide. The groups are facilitated by a social worker well versed in issues facing CF caregivers. Participants are able to participate in person, as well as join anywhere from the country by telephone.

Two groups to choose from:

  • Parents of children with CF:
    5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST
  • Parents/Spouses/Partners of Adults with CF:
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Facilitated by Meg Dvorak, LCSW, or Kate Yablonsky, LCSW, CF Social Workers at Stanford

Caregivers Support Groups are sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Navigating Grief to Growth – Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PT

A discussion and support group for those who have lost a loved one to CF, whether recently or in the past. Led by Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH, a grief counselor who also lives with CF, the group will provide a safe place to engage in focused practices to help experience growth in coping with the loss of a loved one. Each meeting will have a different topic but there will also be time for open discussion. Adults and mature teens over age 16 are welcome.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. You only need to register once to attend any of the meetings, which will run through December 2021. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Transplant Support Group

Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 5:00 pm PT

This support group addresses the unique issues faced by those with CF who have received a double lung transplant and is open to post-transplant CF adults only. The group will be facilitated by Sonya Haggett, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker who has CF and is a double lung transplant recipient.

To register, click here. You will only have to register once to attend any meeting.

Generously funded through a family bequest.

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May 2022

Navigating Grief to Growth – Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PT

A discussion and support group for those who have lost a loved one to CF, whether recently or in the past. Led by Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH, a grief counselor who also lives with CF, the group will provide a safe place to engage in focused practices to help experience growth in coping with the loss of a loved one. Each meeting will have a different topic but there will also be time for open discussion. Adults and mature teens over age 16 are welcome.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. You only need to register once to attend any of the meetings, which will run through December 2021. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Support Group to Cope with COVID-19 Stress

Thursday, May 5, 2022, 5:00 pm PT

Coronavirus and Risk ReductionOn the first Thursday of every month, CFRI hosts an online discussion/support group for CF community members to talk about COVID-19 related stress and anxiety, moderated by Yelizaveta Sher, MD, psychiatrist at Stanford’s Adult CF Center.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Online Support Group for Adults with CF

Monday, May 16, 2022

CFRI provides a monthly Online Support Group for Adults with CF, which is open to participants nationwide. The group is facilitated by a social worker well versed in issues facing adults with CF.

The group meets on the third Monday of every month, from 6:00 pm PST to 7:30 pm (9:00 pm – 10:30 pm EST).

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Facilitated by Meg Dvorak, LCSW, or Kate Yablonsky, LCSW, CF Social Workers at Stanford.

Support Groups are sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

CF Caregivers Support Groups

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

CFRI provides a monthly CF Caregivers Support Group, which is open to participants nationwide. The groups are facilitated by a social worker well versed in issues facing CF caregivers. Participants are able to participate in person, as well as join anywhere from the country by telephone.

Two groups to choose from:

  • Parents of children with CF:
    5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST
  • Parents/Spouses/Partners of Adults with CF:
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Facilitated by Meg Dvorak, LCSW, or Kate Yablonsky, LCSW, CF Social Workers at Stanford

Caregivers Support Groups are sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Navigating Grief to Growth – Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PT

A discussion and support group for those who have lost a loved one to CF, whether recently or in the past. Led by Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH, a grief counselor who also lives with CF, the group will provide a safe place to engage in focused practices to help experience growth in coping with the loss of a loved one. Each meeting will have a different topic but there will also be time for open discussion. Adults and mature teens over age 16 are welcome.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. You only need to register once to attend any of the meetings, which will run through December 2021. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Transplant Support Group

Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 5:00 pm PT

This support group addresses the unique issues faced by those with CF who have received a double lung transplant and is open to post-transplant CF adults only. The group will be facilitated by Sonya Haggett, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker who has CF and is a double lung transplant recipient.

To register, click here. You will only have to register once to attend any meeting.

Generously funded through a family bequest.

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June 2022

Support Group to Cope with COVID-19 Stress

Thursday, June 2, 2022, 5:00 pm PT

Coronavirus and Risk ReductionOn the first Thursday of every month, CFRI hosts an online discussion/support group for CF community members to talk about COVID-19 related stress and anxiety, moderated by Yelizaveta Sher, MD, psychiatrist at Stanford’s Adult CF Center.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Navigating Grief to Growth – Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PT

A discussion and support group for those who have lost a loved one to CF, whether recently or in the past. Led by Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH, a grief counselor who also lives with CF, the group will provide a safe place to engage in focused practices to help experience growth in coping with the loss of a loved one. Each meeting will have a different topic but there will also be time for open discussion. Adults and mature teens over age 16 are welcome.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. You only need to register once to attend any of the meetings, which will run through December 2021. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Online Support Group for Adults with CF

Monday, June 20, 2022

CFRI provides a monthly Online Support Group for Adults with CF, which is open to participants nationwide. The group is facilitated by a social worker well versed in issues facing adults with CF.

The group meets on the third Monday of every month, from 6:00 pm PST to 7:30 pm (9:00 pm – 10:30 pm EST).

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Facilitated by Meg Dvorak, LCSW, or Kate Yablonsky, LCSW, CF Social Workers at Stanford.

Support Groups are sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

CF Caregivers Support Groups

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

CFRI provides a monthly CF Caregivers Support Group, which is open to participants nationwide. The groups are facilitated by a social worker well versed in issues facing CF caregivers. Participants are able to participate in person, as well as join anywhere from the country by telephone.

Two groups to choose from:

  • Parents of children with CF:
    5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST
  • Parents/Spouses/Partners of Adults with CF:
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Facilitated by Meg Dvorak, LCSW, or Kate Yablonsky, LCSW, CF Social Workers at Stanford

Caregivers Support Groups are sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Navigating Grief to Growth – Bereavement Support Group

Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PT

A discussion and support group for those who have lost a loved one to CF, whether recently or in the past. Led by Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH, a grief counselor who also lives with CF, the group will provide a safe place to engage in focused practices to help experience growth in coping with the loss of a loved one. Each meeting will have a different topic but there will also be time for open discussion. Adults and mature teens over age 16 are welcome.

To participate, please send an email to CFRI to request the registration link. You only need to register once to attend any of the meetings, which will run through December 2021. Please allow 3-4 hours before the meeting to register.

Sponsored by Chiesi USA and private donors.

Transplant Support Group

Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 5:00 pm PT

This support group addresses the unique issues faced by those with CF who have received a double lung transplant and is open to post-transplant CF adults only. The group will be facilitated by Sonya Haggett, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker who has CF and is a double lung transplant recipient.

To register, click here. You will only have to register once to attend any meeting.

Generously funded through a family bequest.

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For information or to register for these events, please email cfri@cfri.org or call 650.665.7576.