Support & Advice Support Groups Norwich “Welcome to the Norwich group. This will be a new group for 2021 and our first meeting will take place as soon as we are able to. I am really looking forward to meeting you and supporting people in the area”. What happens at the group? If you or someone you care about is affected by alopecia please do come along to our first meeting! Group dates: Date: Time: Location: Extra Meeting Details: We have now tentatively re-opened our support groups, however, it is at the discretion of individual group leads to decide what they feel comfortable delivering in the community, in addition to local COVID-19 guidance given in your area. If you are interested in attending a future group meeting, please contact Sam directly for more information on upcoming meetings. 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. Please note that those age 15-17 must be accompanied by someone age 18 or over. If under the age of 14 and looking for your closest support group please see here for a list of our children and teen groups. Contact details: Samantha KnightEmail: [email protected]Samantha 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 Samantha 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 member 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. Samantha's link with alopecia: My name is Sam and I have had Alopecia Areata for 18 years. My hair loss journey first started when I was 13 and I am now a content, happy mum of one little boy. I hope that this group will help to support people living with hair loss, offering a safe place for discussions but also to make great friendships. Open to men and women, the group will also offer guest-speakers and workshops on topics important to members of the group. 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.