The following is information about the July support group meetings that the Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter (LFANC) will be hosting for those living with lupus, their family and caregivers.
This support group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:00pm. There is no charge to attend the meeting, and drop-ins are welcome. Contact the LFANC firstname.lastname@example.org or at 877-849-8271, ext. 1. For more information, visit www.lupusnc.org.
This group provides participants with an opportunity to receive introductory information about lupus, encourage the expression of concerns, provide an opportunity to share experiences, encourage and support positive coping strategies, and emphasize the importance of medical treatment. Meeting programs vary from guest speakers to DVD presentations and open group discussion.