Recovery Resources

diamondsDiamonds in the Snow: Rescuing the Senses in the Aftermath of Breast Cancer Author, Maureen Hogan Lutz, Survivor and Founder of Necessities, tackled the challenges of her own recovery by examining how her five senses were negatively affected by the cancer experience and taking positive steps toward rejuvenation.


annsplaceAnn’s Place is a compassionate nonprofit organization serving Connecticut and Hudson Valley, New York with professional counseling, support groups, wellness activities and educational resources, all at no charge.


breastcancerThe Breast Cancer Emergency Aid Foundation provides breast cancer patients with financial assistance for non-medical expenses.


cancercareFounded in 1944, CancerCare® is the leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer.



Friends of Mel Foundation hosts an annual conference in Massachusetts to discuss the physical and emotional challenges that arise after completing treatment for cancer. Living Well After Cancer annual conference workshops cover common themes and suggested strategies to craft a joyful life.


witnessprojectThe Witness Project is a culturally competent community-based breast and cervical cancer education program for African American women.