“Welcome to the Middlesbrough support group. I am really looking forward to meeting you and supporting people in the area”

What happens at the group?

We have a variety of meetings coming up offering support, information and advice. We are a new group and I welcome all ideas for making these meetings the best they can be.

Group dates:

Date: Time: Location:

Extra Meeting Details:

Saturday 25th November 2023 11.00am  Cherry Hill Garden Centre Meet in the cafe

Please contact the group lead prior to attending a meeting so they can plan accordingly. 

Who can attend:

This group is designed for any adult living with or affected by alopecia from the ages of 15 and above. 

Contact details:

Helen Keen
Email: [email protected] 
Helen is happy to answer any questions about the group and provide a listening ear at a time arranged by email. Please be aware that any questions Helen is unable to answer will be sent on to staff at Alopecia UK.
Support group leads are not professional counsellors but people who have personal experiences with alopecia and, along with members of the support group can help to give insight and advice on living and dealing with alopecia on a day to day basis. 
Please note that our Support Group Leads are volunteers and do this in their spare time, as such please allow up to a week for replies to emails.

Helen's link with alopecia: 

Hello everyone and welcome to the Middlesbrough support group! I am a Nurse working in the Middlesbrough area with people affected by alopecia. I've met so many people who could benefit with talking to other people who are going threw similar experiences. I truly believe in face-to-face support, along with online groups.

Knowing there were no groups close by, I wanted to close the gap and provide that service to our local area. Looking forward to meeting you soon!

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