Thank you for being a UOAA Affiliated Support Group. Our support groups embody our vision of having a society where people with intestinal or urinary diversions are universally accepted and supported socially, economically, medically and psychologically.
Your contact at the national office for all ASG related questions is Jennifer Polisner, UOAA’s Office and Program Coordinator. Jennifer can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-826-0826.
ASG in a Box
To provide guidance and assist ASG leaders with facilitating their support group, UOAA has developed a comprehensive manual titled “ASG In A Box.” The information provided in this manual extends from starting a group, topics for meetings including educational webinars, creating a website and social media presence, newsletter templates and much more.
This manual is a benefit of your affiliation with UOAA and is password protected. Please contact the UOAA national office at email@example.com or 800-826-0826 to obtain your password.
Click Below to view the “ASG In A Box” once you have obtained your password from UOAA.
Each month an ASG group is highlighted in our e-newsletter to share an event, news, meeting ideas and more. If you’d like your ASG featured, please contact Ed Pfueller, UOAA’s Communication Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-826-0826.
We would be happy to email the e-newsletter directly to your members. Please complete the form below to add each of your members or they can also contact email@example.com to be added to our database.
Articles to Share
Twice annually UOAA will provide you with ‘Articles to Share’ via email. These articles are yours to create meetings around, include in your group newsletter, topics for discussion among your members, and more. If you’d like to share an article(s), please contact UOAA’s Communication Manager, Ed Pfueller, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-826-0826.
United Ostomy Associations of America
P.O. Box 525
Kennebunk, ME 04043-0525
Call us toll-free at: 1-800-826-0826.
Our Information Line hours are Monday-Friday, 9am to 3pm (Wednesday until 2pm) EST. If you have an emergency, please dial 911 or contact your local medical professional.
Please understand that UOAA is a private, nonprofit, advocacy and informational organization. We are not a medical facility and we do not have medical or legal professionals on staff. Therefore, UOAA does not provide Medical, Mental Health, Insurance or Legal Advice.
Would you like to share your personal patient story with us, write a blog of interest to the ostomy community, or share the trusted educational resources of UOAA on your social media channels and encourage ostomates in need to reach out to local UOAA Affiliated Support Groups? If so, consider becoming a UOAA Social Media Ambassador. For more information please contact UOAA’s Communications and Outreach Manager at email@example.com
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- Sexual Issues with an Ostomy: Physical Therapy for the Pelvic FloorFebruary 2, 2021 - 2:45 pm
- Fertility, Pregnancy, IVF for Women with an OstomyJanuary 22, 2021 - 11:37 am
- New Ostomates Deserve Our BestJanuary 20, 2021 - 3:25 pm
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