Arizona State Resource Center

Arizona

Our Mission

ALF promotes education, advocacy, support services and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. ALF Desert Southwest provides a wide variety of these services including information and referral, education programs, support groups, exciting fundraising events, and an array of volunteer opportunities.

For help with issues related to liver disease, please contact our Help Center by using the Live Chat feature at the bottom of your browser window or call us at (800) 465-4837 Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm Eastern Time or by email at info@liverfoundation.org.

COVID-19

Arizona Department of Health Services

Liver Transplant Centers

Phoenix

Mayo Clinic Liver Transplant Program

Mayo Clinic’s liver transplant doctors and surgeons use proven innovations to successfully treat people with liver failure and other complications of liver conditions. Their expertise with living-donor transplant, a fast-track recovery process and multiorgan transplants are part of why people turn to the Mayo Clinic Liver Transplant Program.

Phone: 855-399-7030 (toll-free)
EmailARZTransplantCtr@mayo.edu
Website: https://www.mayoclinic.org

Support Groups

Support groups provide a place for individuals affected by a similar condition or circumstance to provide and receive support and share their experiences.

Not all support groups are facilitated by a medical professional. Some support groups are facilitated by 3rd party organizations and individuals in this region.

ALF also has identified virtual online support groups you can take advantage of by visiting this page.

Phoenix

Mayo Clinic’s Liver Transplant Support Group

Mayo Clinic Hospital
5777 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85054

Closed group – Mayo Clinic Liver Transplant patients only

Meets: Weekly on Thursdays from 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Phone: 480-342-1010
EmailARZTransplantCtr@mayo.edu

Contact Liver Transplant Social Workers for more information.

Phoenix

Banner Transplant’s Liver Disease Support Group

Banner Health – University Medicine Transplant Institute
1441 N 12th St
Classroom 1 – First Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Meets: Last Thursday of each month from 6:30-8:00 PM
Phone: 602-521-5841
Email: charlie.thomas@bannerhealth.com

Contact Charlie ThomasLCSW for more information.

(Parking is located north of the building)

Scottsdale

Alpha-1 Foundation Support Group – Alphazonies

Alpha-1 Foundation has over 80 Support Groups Nationwide for Liver and Lung affected Alphas. Please call for more information, including dates and times for support groups or please check www.alpha1.org.

Phone: 480-349-6323; 480-391-9917
Web: http://www.alpha1.org/Alphas-Friends-Family/Support/Support-Groups
Email: kbennington@heartcenteraz.com

Contact Karen Bennington and Lisa Lambert for more information.

Tuscon

Abdominal Transplant Support Group

Banner Health – University Medical Center Tuscon
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Dining Room E
Tucson, AZ 85724

This is an abdominal transplant educational support group for patients, families and care givers. Anyone who is a transplant patient or candidate is welcome. Parking receipt validations.

Meets:2nd Thursday of each month from 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Phone:
 520-694-6149
Email: Caitlin.yost@bannerhealth.com

Contact Caitlin Yost for more information.

Tuscon

Alpha-1 Foundation Support Group – Old Pueblo

Alpha-1 Foundation has over 80 Support Groups Nationwide for Liver and Lung affected Alphas. Please call for more information, including dates and times for support groups or please check www.alpha1.org

Phone: 520-661-6876
Web: http://www.alpha1.org/Alphas-Friends-Family/Support/Support-Groups
Email: bdemaray@msn.com

Contact Brenda Demaray for more information.


Tuscon

Liver Support Group

Martha Cooper Branch Library
1377 N. Catalina Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85712

Please call 24 hours prior to meeting to confirm attendance.

Meets: 1st Thursday of each month from 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Phone: 520-881-8382

Contact John Stevens for more information.

Related Links

Diseases of the Liver

Government Organizations

Liver Disease Diets

Liver Transplant

Medical Terminology

Patient Organizations

Professional Organizations

Progression of Liver Disease

Student Resources

Last updated on September 20th, 2022 at 12:18 pm

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