Support & Advice Alopecia UK Support Groups Bath, Bristol and Wiltshire Meeting dates: Date: Time: Location: Extra Meeting Details: 2019 Details to be confirmed soon. Please contact the group lead prior to attending a meeting so they can plan accordingly. Who can attend: Those with all types of alopecia age 14 and over (male and female) Friends/Partners of those with all types of alopecia (accompanying someone with alopecia) Parents of children with all types of alopecia Please note that those age 14-17 must be accompanied by someone age 18 or over. This group is not suitable for those under 14. If you have a child under 14 and are looking for support please do still contact the group lead so that they can keep your details for any future developments of the group or try and put you in touch with others in the area. Contact details: SallyPhone: 07986151312Email: [email protected] Sally has her telephone number advertised and is happy to provide a listening ear via telephone after 6pm weekdays or after 10am at weekends.She is also is happy to receive support questions from those in her local area and will answer to the best of her ability based on her own knowledge and experiences. Please be aware that any questions Sally is unable to answer will be sent on to staff at Alopecia UK Sally's link with alopecia: Sally first started losing her hair 22 years ago with a small patch that grew back. Gradually over the next 15 years, patches came and went, but hair reduced overall. Then in 2010, her hair stopped growing and the bald patches became greater than ever. In December 2010, a photo taken at a colleagues retirement "do" made her realise that she could no longer cover up the bare patch and she got her first wig. It took 6 months to get her first NHS wig, but in the meantime she struck lucky with a wig consultant in Cardiff who helped her initially and found the "right one" at the first meeting. Sally now has alopecia universalis.From Sally:"Welcome to the Bath, Bristol and Wiltshire support group. We were formed in 2012, and I took over as group coordinator in 2014. We cover a wide geographical area from North Somerset, across Bristol and Bath and into Wiltshire, so we alternate meetings between Bristol/Bath and Swindon. Meetings are informal and new members are always given the chance to tell us their story, if they want to, or to just listen if they prefer. The Swindon meetings are supported by a Trichologist who gives members free advice and cakes! Bristol/Bath meetings are held in a variety of locations including member's homes. Members say the best thing about the group is meeting people who know exactly how they feel and understand what they are going through. I hope to see you at a meeting soon." If you have any feedback on this support group please consider leaving it here.Alternatively if you have any Suggestions, Comments, Compliments or Complaints for the charity please do so here.