Support Groups

Below is a great list of support groups listed by state. If you would like us to add your support group to the list, please fill out the contact form below and we will get it on the list.

Alabama

Auburn Pain Group
First Presbyterian Church
143 East Thach Avenue, Auburn, AL 36830
Contact: Doug Booth
Contact Number: 334-740-7999 or 334-887-5571 (church number)

Description: A free, 10 session group therapy, focusing on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to manage chronic pain. Meets Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m.,contact Doug Booth for start dates.

Birmingham Fibromyalgia Focus Group
Lakeshore Foundation Fitness Facility
4000 Ridgeway Dr., Birmingham, AL 35209
Contact: Margaret Smith
Contact Number: 205-967-7171
Email: mbsmithlcsw@aol.com

Description: Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12-1:30PM; focuses on providing education to members and their family, support, advocacy, and participation in FM Awareness Day.

Fibro Coaches “Life Empowerment Telecalls”
http://www.fmaware.org/
Contact: Dawn Hogan
Contact Number: (574)216-8450
Email: Dawn@livinglifewithfibro.com
Contact: Nicole La Clare

Contact Number: (320)396-2022;

Email: support@fibrofit.com

Description: Open to anyone in the U.S. living with fibromyalgia, telecall is on the 1st Tuesday of every month 7:00 p.m. CST, please see above website to register.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Daphne
Thomas Medical Center, Daphne, AL 36526
Contact: Jason Pierce, DC
Contact Number: 251-621-9500
Email: chiropierce@yahoo.com
Contact: Stephanie Hull
Email: hullhouse@gulfel.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month, from 10:30-11:30am, to educate Fibromyalgia sufferers about their condition and help them increase their quality of life.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Walker County
Community Health System Bldg., 204 19th St; Jasper, AL 35501
Contact: Anita Mauldin
Contact Number: 205-221-3486
Email: A588@bellsouth.net
Contact: Eleanor Herald
Contact Number: 205-275-4984
Email: heralde@bellsouth.net
Description: Meets on the 3rd Thurs of the month from1:00-2:30pm, to reach the community with support and knowledge of Fibromyalgia.

Huntsville Fibromyalgia Support Group
Huntsville Hospital Medical Mall-Wellness Center
1963 Memorial Pkwy SW; Huntsville, AL 35801
Contact: Dawn Pulliam
Contact Number: 256-325-3172
Email: dawn@hsvfm.com
Hospital Website: http://www.hsvfm.com
Description: Meets on the 4th Mon of the month at 5:30pm.

Lupus Support Group-Birmingham
St. Vincent’s “119” Wellness Center
791 Cahaba Valley Road, Birmingham, AL 35206
Contact: Rebecca May-Glass
Contact Number: 334-257-1131
Email: glassfordf150@aol.com

Description: Meets 1st Saturday of the month at noon, to educate and support people with lupus, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjorgren’s syndrome, and other related disorders; call above number for more information.

Men’s Chronic Health Condition Support Group
402 Office Park Drive; Suite 250; Mountain Brook, AL 35223
Contact: Dr. Heather Meggers-Wright
Contact Number: 205-289-3718
Description: $50+ per session, meets twice per month when the group has met the minimum threshold of four members, focuses on problem-solving and stress reduction techniques.

The Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS), Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS) and Related Conditions Support Group of Calhoun County
The Tyler Center (Regional Medical Center),1st Fl Classrooms; Anniston, AL
Mailing Address: 4576 McIntosh Rd, Oxford, Al 36203
Contact: Debi Parsley
Contact Number: 256-835-2554
Group Website: fibrofog48@yahoo.com
Description: Meets on the 3rd Thurs of the month from 6:00-8:00pm, to offer information, assistance and support to individuals with Fibromyalgia , Myofascial Pain Syndrome, CFS, Chronic Pain etc.

Women’s Chronic Health Condition Support Group

402 Office Park Drive; Suite 250; Mountain Brook, AL 35223

Contact: Dr. Heather Meggers-Wright

Contact Number: 205-289-3718

Description: $50+ per session, meets twice per month when the group has met the minimum threshold of four members, focuses on problem-solving and stress reduction techniques

Alaska

American Chronic Pain Association-Alaska Chapter
Alaska Regional Hospital (Ivy Room 2)
2801 DeBarr Rd., Anchorage, AK 99508
Email: acpa49@yahoo.com
Description: Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month from 2-3pm, to provide a free program and welcome all who suffer from chronic pain, providing coping skills and support.

Arthritis Support Group
Alaska Regional Hospital (First Floor, Ivy Room)
2801 DeBarr Rd., Anchorage, AK 99508
Contact: Dawn Scott
Contact Number: 907-223-4001
Email: akdawnscott@gmail.com
Description: Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6-8pm. The group’s purpose of this self-directed arthritis support and education group is to offer opportunities to explore the many treatments, procedures and programs that can contribute to lessening the discomfort and progress of arthritis and related rheumatic conditions including joint pain and stiffness and limited range of motion. We will also network to find recommendations from within our group for alternative and traditional therapies, treatment and professionals, exercise groups, walking programs and more.

Life Empowerment Fibromyalgia Telecalls-Fibro Coaches
http://www.livingwithfibro.com
Follow on twitter: CoachDawnonTwitter
Dawn on the radio: Aspire to Inspire Radio Show
Contact: Dawn Hogan
Contact Number: 574-216-8450
Email: dawn@livingwithfibro.com
Contact: Nicole LaClare
Contact Number: 320-3962022
Email: support@fibroandfit.com
Description: Telecall on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 7-8pm CST. Provides an objective perspective and ongoing support, while focusing on the present, developing clarity, self-confidence, self-esteem and courage for getting the future you want to live. Fibro coaches “Live Empowerment Telecalls” are open to anyone living in the US who is coping with Fibromyalgia.

Lifted Wings
Contact: Tiffany Grimm
Contact Number: 907-395-3929
Email: beachjunkyusa@gmail.com
Description: A support group of people sharing, uplifting, informing, educating, and encouraging. Contact for schedule and location information.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Self Help Group-National MS Society, Greater Northwest Chapter
Access Alaska
121 W. Firewood Ln., Anchorage, AK 99503
Contact Number(s): 907-248-4777 or 1800-344-4867
Description: Meets 2nd Thursday of the month from 11:30am-1:30pm.

Neuropathy Support Group
Anchorage Senior Center
1300 E. 19th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99503
Description: Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month from 7-8:30pm.

Petersburg Circle of Hope
Contact: Deborah Cooper
Contact Number: 907-772-4335
Email: deborahcooper21@hotmail.com
Contact: Mara Cisney
Contact Number: 907-518-9140
Description: A support group of people seeking information and educating others; supporting one another and sharing trials and triumphs. Contact for schedule and location information.

Arizona

Arthritis Foundation Fibromyalgia Self-help Support Program
450 Acoma Blvd S., Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
Contact: Robbin Vaughan
Contact Number: 928-505-8279
Email: drvaughan2000@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month from 12:30-2:30pm, to offer support to those with fibromyalgia.

AZ Pain Specialist Chronic Pain Meeting
http://arizonapaincom/pain-support-group/
Description: Meets Wednesdays at 5pm in the Scottsdale Office
East Valley Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Support Group
Hospice Family Care Offices
1550 S Alma School Rd., Suite 102; Mesa, AZ 85210
Contact: Diane Kennelly
Contact Number(s): 480-556-1069 or 602-561-3168
Email: dkennelly2000@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.meetup.com/East-Valley-Fibromyalgia-Support-Group/calandar/11467233
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month from 6:00-8:00pm, to support those with Fibromyalgia and those caring for a loved one who has FM.

*Coffee Club Meeting
The Coffee Shop
3000 E Ray Rd., Gilbert, AZ
Location Phone: 480-279-3144
Contact: Diane Kelley
Contact Number(s): 480-556-1069 or 602-561-3168
Description: Meets the 4th Fri of the month from 10:30am-1:00pm, to socialize. Please contact if you plan to attend.

Fibromyalgia/Arthritis and Other Related Diseases Support Group
Verde Valley Medical Center
269 South Candy Lane, Sedona, AZ 86326
Contact: Dixie Cruse
Contact Number: 928-284-0828
Email: dixielea@npgcable.com
Description: Meets 2nd Saturday of the month from 10am-12pm. Does not meet in June, July or August.

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Support Group
The Shambles Village
2126 McCulloch Blvd., Unit 7; Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
Location Phone: 928-453-8190
Website: http://www.havasucommunityhealth.org
Description: Group meets every Wed (except national holidays), from 12:00-2:00pm. Offers education, support and a sense of community and is associated with Havasu Community Health Foundation.

Neuropathy Support Group
Senior Center
1035 N. Idaho Rd., Apache Junction, AZ 85119
Contact: Marilyn Falk
Contact Number: 480-354-2231
Email: embogey@msn.com
Description: Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month from 9-10am.

Glendale Fibromyalgia Support Group
St Raphael’s Church (Rm 7/8)
5525 W Acoma Rd., Glendale, AZ 85306
Contact: Kathy Benecke
Contact Number: 623-202-7819
Email: kat.benecke@yahoo.com
Contact: Shelley
Contact Number: 623-561-8832
Email: shelleymoyer@cox.net
Contact: Lori
Contact Number: 623-937-5905
Email: mslhart1@netzero.com
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month from 10:00am-12:00pm, for support, education, speakers and informal discussion for people with FMS. Also offers a bi-monthly Social Meeting, meets the 3rd Thurs of the month at 11:00am, for lunch and socializing.

Neuropathy Support Group
Civic Center PN Support Group
7375 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Contact: Donna Brower
Contact Number: 480-312-7984
Email: dbrower@scottsdaleAZ.gov
Description: Meets 2nd Friday of the month from 1:30-2:30pm.

Phoenix RSD Care and Share Support Group
St Joseph Medical Center
3rd Ave and Thomas; Phoenix, AZ
Contact: Margie St Pierre
Contact Number: 602-843-2412
Email: mjstpierre1@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Sat of the month, at 1:00pm

RSD Care and Share Support Group of Phoenix
St. Joseph’s Medical Center
350 West Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013
Contact: Margie St. Pierre
Contact Number: 602-843-2412
Email: mjstpierre1@yahoo.com
Description: Contact for scheduling and location information.

Tucson Fibromyalgia Support Group
Contact: Diana Tolton
Contact Number: 520-440-4663
Email: dianatolton@gmail.com
Website: http://fibromyalgia.meetup.com/317
Description: Meets on the 3rd Thurs of the month, from 6:00-8:00pm, to create a supportive environment that inspires members to take care of themselves, and experience greater health, energy, and joy in daily life; guest speakers are invited. Contact for location information, $5 membership fee.

Tucson Neuropathy Support Group
Health South, 2650 North Wyatt Dr., Tucson, AZ
Contact: Carol Rohlinger
Email: lensuser@msn.com
Contact: Alex McDonald
Contact Number: 520-749-3583
Email: debmac2010@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month at 1:00pm.

Yuma Fibromyalgia Support Group
101 W 26th Pl., Yuma, AZ 85364
Contact: Jan Melanson
Contact Number: 928-446-2258
Email: melanson@roadrunner.com
Contact: Nita Sick
Contact Number: 928-317-8789
Description: Meets on Saturdays from 11:00am-12:00pm.

West Valley Fibromyalgia Recovery Group
5904 W Cholla St., Glendale, AZ 85304
Contact: Betsy Timmerman
Contact Number: 623-251-7547
Email: btzee6@aol.com
Website: http://fibromyalgia.meetup.com/351
Description: Meets on the 1st Thurs of the month, from 7:00-9:00pm, to share the tools and techniques that will help members recover from the disabling symptoms of Fibromyalgia.

Arkansas

Arthritis Foundation, Southeast Region’s Arkansas Office
Mailing Address: 10 Corporate Hill Dr., Suite 340
Little Rock, AR 72205
Contact Number(s): 501-664-7242 1-800-482-8858 (Toll Free)
Description: Serves all counties across the state. Contact for local events and services.

*Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program
Fitness Unlimited, 1212 Hwy 35N; Benton, AR 72015

*Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program
Cabot Veteran Park, 508 North Lincoln; Cabot, AR 72023

*Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program
Conway Regional Health and Fitness Center
700 Salem Rd; Conway, AR 72032

Fibromyalgia Education and Support-Hot Springs
National Park Medical Center, Doctor’s Bldg., Fordyce Rm
Contact: Cindy Sharp
Contact Number: 501-262-0258
Email: fibromyalgia@prodigy.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Mon of the month at 6:30pm.

Arkansas Valley Fibromyalgia Support Group
Eastside Baptist Church, 2710 S. Massard Rd., Fort Smith, AR
Contact: Linda Clanton
Contact Number: 479-226-2995
Email: sparklesmom1@sbcglobal.com
Contact: Renna Kay Rodden
Contact Number(s): 479-782-7169 or 479-806-2326 (Cell)
Email: rennakay@sbcglobal.net
Description: Meets the last Thurs of the month from 6:30-8:00pm, to offer encouragement, resources, research and support.

Hot Springs Village Fibromyalgia Support
Christ of the Hills UM Church
700 Balearic Rd., Hot Springs Village, AR 71909
Contact: Kit Edscom
Contact Number: 501-922-9245
Email: edscorn@ipa.net
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month from 10:00-11:30am.

Pine Bluff Fibromyalgia Support Group
Jefferson Comprehensive Care
1101 S Tennessee St., Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Contact: Jerri Jenise James
Contact Number: 870-536-4913
Email: pbfibro@sbcglobal.net
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month from 6:00-7:00pm, to educate and connect with people who’s lives are affected by Fibromyalgia, lupus and other auto immune diseases.

River Valley Fibromyalgia Support Group
Russellville and Clarksville
1723 S Boston, Russellville, AR 72801
Contact: Christine Spainhour
Email: munchygram@yahoo.com
Contact: April Thomas
Contact Number: 479-498-0957
Email: kjajsj.mom@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month from 1:00-3:00pm.

White County Fibromyalgia Support Group
White County Medical Center-South Campus
1200 S Main St., Searcy, AR 72143
Contact: Melissa Cantrell
Contact Number: 501-283-0326
Email: melissac@live.com
Contact: Karen Carson
Contact Number: 501-724-5690
Email: carsonkaren30@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month from 10:00-11:30am.

Power Over Pain
Arkansas Surgical Hospital
5201 Northshore Dr., North Little Rock, AR
Contact: Debbie
Contact Number: 501-240-2209
Email: painstopshere@yahoo.com
Contact: Barbara
Contact Phone: 501-681-8970
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month, contact for meeting times. Group also offers phone, email and facebook support.

California

Agape Fibromyalgia Support Group
841 E Rt. 66, Glendora, CA 91740
Contact: Mary Shahid
Contact Number: 626-857-4711
Email: agape.pt@verizon.net
Contact: Minerva Spell
Contact Number: 626-857-4710
Email: minerva.spell@msn.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 6:00-7:20pm, to equip participants and family with tools to manage their Fibromyalgia symptoms.

Antioch-Brentwood Neuropathy Support Group
Kaiser Permanente Antioch Medical Center, Rm D
4501 Sand Creek, Antioch, CA 94531
Contact: Nancy Lucky
Contact Number: 925-754-0702
Email: info@pnhelp.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month at 2:00pm.

Auburn Neuropathy Support Group
Woodside Village MH Park
12155 Luther Rd; Auburn, CA
Contact: Sharlene McCord
Contact Number: 530-878-9865
Email: mnaccord@gv.net
Description: Meets the 1st Mon of the month at 1:30pm.

Berkeley Fibromyalgia Support Group
2001 Dwight Way (Between Shattuck and Milvia)
Berkeley, CA 94704
Contact: Deborah Rich
Contact Number: 510-644-3273
Email: fibro.biz@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month (except Dec), for support, education, information and referrals. Speakers every other month, discussion alternate months. Times vary, 12:00/12:30-2:00/2:30pm

Berkeley Neuropathy Support Group
N Berkeley Senior Center
1901 Heart Ave., (Corner of MLK); Berkeley, CA
Contact: Johnetta Smallwood
Contact Number: 916-972-1632
Description: Meets the 3rd Mon of the month at 3:00pm.

Carmichael Neuropathy Support Group
Eskaton
3839 Walnut Ave., Carmichael, CA
*Location is gated, contact prior to attending.
Contact: Karen Robinson
Contact Number: 916-972-1632
Email: info@pnhelp.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month at 1:30pm.

Castro Valley Neuropathy Support Group
First Presbyterian Church
2490 Grove Way (at Redwood Rd); Castro Valley, CA
Contact: Judson Leong
Contact Number: 510-581-6697
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month at 1:30pm.

Central Sacramento Neuropathy Support
The Chateau on Capitol Avenue
2701 Capitol Ave., Sacramento, CA
Contact: Bev Anderson
Contact Number: 877-622-6298
Email: info@pnhelp.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month at 2:00pm.

Central Coast Fibromyalgia Support Group
Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Annex
Arroyo Grande, CA
Contact: Mary Stackhouse
Contact Number: 805-602-2153
Email: ccfibrosupport@charter.net
Contact: Karen Marshall
Contact Number: 805-925-8075
Description: Meets the 3rd Sat of the month from 10:00-11:30am. Group speakers on even months; open discussion on odd months.

Chico Neuropathy Support Group
Enloe Hospital Conference Center (Rm 110 A&B)
1528 Esplanade, Chico, CA
Contact: Jeanne Buckingham
Contact Number: 530-228-4701
Email: jeanneb007@live.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Fri of the month from 10:00am-12:00pm.

Chronic Illness Support Group
Emmanuel Faith Community Church (Education Center 20)
639 E Felicita Ave., Escondido, CA 92025
Contact: Lynne Bechard
Contact Number: 858-487-5483
Email: rninpoway@cox.net
Contact: Cheryl Early
Contact Number: 760-781-2108
Email: concare@efc.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 7:00-8:30pm; provides leadership, compassion, education.

Concord Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
First Christian Church (Discovery Rm)
3039 Willow Rd., Concord, CA
Contact: Bev Anderson
Contact Number: 877-622-6268
Email: info@pnhelp.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of month at 1:30pm.

CRPS/RSD Support Group
Rabobank Community Rm 1025
Las Tablas, Templeton, CA 93465
Contact: Suzanne Miller
Contact Number: 805-704-5970 (Cell)
Email: suzanne.miller@ymail.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month from 6:00-7:00pm.

Davis Neuropathy Support Group
Davis Senior Center
646 A St., Davis, CA
Contact: Mary Sprifke
Contact Number: 530-756-5102
Email: msprifke@gmail.com
Contact: Retta Gilbert
Contact Number: 530-747-0186
Email: nrgill@sbcglobal.net
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month at 2:00pm.

Design for Living-Neuropathy Support Group
Lake Avenue Church (Rm 202, FLC)
393 N Lake Ave., Pasadena, CA
Contact: Dana Gambill
Contact Number: 625-755-0105
Email: designforliving@earthlink.net
Description: Meets the 4th Sat of the month from 4:00-5:30pm.

El Cajon Fibromyalgia Meet up
Inches-a-Weigh East San Diego
838 Jackman St., El Cajon, CA 92020
Contact: Maria Hoover
Contact Number: 619-793-4819
Email: destinycontrol@cox.net
Description: Meets every other Sat from 2:00-2:30pm to help each other relate better to FM and for emotional support.

Elk Neuropathy Support Group
Elk Grove Senior Center
8830 Sharkey Ave., Elk Grove, CA 95758
Contact: Michael Colozzi
Contact Number: 916-421-8103
Email: artistwin46@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month St 2:00pm.

Escondido Fibromyalgia Group
1651 Juniper St., Unit 89, Escondido, CA 92025
Contact: Kathy Ancheta
Contact Number: 760-480-8028
Email: top_this@sbcglobal.net
Website: http://www.meetup.com/efm
Description: Offers two groups for discussion, socializing, and sharing. One group meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 11:00am-12:00pm. A second group meets the 4th Wed of the month from 1:00-2:00pm.

Fibromyalgia and CFS Group of the San Jacinto Valley
701 N Sanderson Ave., Hemet, CA 92545
Contact: Nancy Balentine
Contact Number: 951-925-3776
Email: hemetfmcfs@yahoo.com
Contact: Mary
Contact Number: 951-929-6125
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month, from 1:00-2:30pm, to provide support and education for FMS and CFS/ME by caring, sharing and awareness.

Fibromyalgia/CF Support Group
Beaver Medical Center
340 Cajon St., Redlands, CA 92373
Contact: Mary McKennell
Contact Number: 909-557-5419
Email: hope4mary@msn.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month from 6:30-8:00pm, to educate people about their illness in order to advocate for themselves with health care providers; Education about the grief process involved with chronic illness; providing emotional support.

Fibromyalgia Community Support Group-Casa Colina Hospital
255 E Bonita Ave., Bldg. 5; Pomona, CA 91767
Contact: Dianne Whiting, MA, PT
Contact Number: 909-596-7733×3502
Email: dwhiting@casacolina.org
Website: http://www.casacolina.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 4:00-5:15pm, to provide support and education.

Fibromyalgia-FibroHaven Support Foundation
Contact: Dannette Rusnak
Email: fibrohaven@gmail.com
Support Group Website: www.meetup.com/FibroHaven
Support Group Blog: www.fibrohaven.com
Description: Offers two groups, one is a Roundtable Social and meets from 1:00-3:00pm., with events that range from luncheon, coffee socials, and book reviews. Contact for further schedule and location information. There is also an Educational Meeting with guest speakers scheduled to present on topics focused on managing and living well with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain illness. The group meets from 6:00-8:00pm. Contact for further schedule and location information.

Fibromyalgia Survivors Support Group of Ventura County
1300 W Gonzalez Rd., Suite 101; Oxnard, CA 93036
Contact: Linda Lipscomb
Contact Number: 905-421-4511
Email: linda1546@aol.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Sat of the month from 12:00-1:30pm, to provide support, including education, resources, empathy for those surviving Fibromyalgia and its associated conditions.

Fibromyalgia ” Plus” Support Group
Valley Care Health Library in Pleasanton
5725 W LasPositas Blvd., Ste 270; Pleasanton, CA 94588
Contact: Teresa Ortho
Contact Number: 925-443-5707
Contact: JoAnna Hansen-Morton
Contact Number: 510-276-0530
Library Contact: Mary
Library Number: 925-734-3315
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month, from 6:30-8:00pm, to support those with Fibromyalgia and similar conditions and loved ones desiring knowledge, understanding, and support. This is a fragrance free meeting.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-Vacaville
VacaValley Hospital
1000 Nut Tree Rd., Vacaville, CA 95687
Contact: Cynthia Mittel
Contact Number: 707-624-6585
Email: cynamin.girl@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Sat of the month from 1:00-3:00pm, to help people live with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue, includes speakers, discussions, a health fair etc.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-West Covina
1249 Sunset Ave., West Covina, CA 91790
Contact: Terry Ann Taylor, LCSW
Contact Number: 909-394-5333
Email: terry.a.taylor@kp.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 10:00-11:00am, to provide education and hope for a better quality of life. Presentations and peer discussions, focus is on up-to-date education and peer discussion.

Fibromyalgia Wednesday Support Group
Arthritis Office
73710 Fred Warning Dr., Palm Desert, CA 92270
Contact: Linda Billings
Contact Number: 760-837-1926
Email: mrslinda@dc.rr.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 11:00am-12:00pm, to share current information on Fibromyalgia, creating a community of healing, compassion, understanding and encouragement.

Fresno Neuropathy Support Group
Carrows
4280 North Blackstone, Fresno, CA
Contact: Marvin Arnold
Contact Number: 559-226-9466
Email: info@pnhelp.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month at 11:00am.

Grass Valley Neuropathy Support Group
Grass Valley United Methodist Church
263 S Church St., Grass Valley, CA
Contact: Salley Hearn
Contact Number: 530-268-1017
Email: info@pnhelp.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Mon of the month at 1:30pm.

High Desert Chronic Pain Support Group
11750 Dunia Rd., Victorville, CA 92392
Contact: Shirel
Contact Number: 909-874-9257
Email: mlair8@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the last Thurs of the month, from 6:00-7:30pm, to give those with chronic pain a place to share with others, obtain information and assist in improving their quality of life. Anyone suffering from a disease with chronic pain ex. Lupus, CFS, FM and Arthritis.

Integrated Wellness Support Group of Tahoe
2608 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Contact: Daniel Brady
Contact Number: 530-544-1600
Location Email: integratedwellnesscenters@gmail.com
Contact: Kristi Joles
Contact Number: 530-307-9823
Email: stopfibrokristi@yahoo.com
Website: http://integratedwellnesscenters.com
Description: Meets Wednesday’s from 6:00-8:00pm, offers a facility that promotes healing and optimal health through many forms of alternative therapies.

Kaiser Fibromyalgia Support Group
1255 W Arrow Hwy, Bldg. A; San Dimas, CA 91773
Contact: Terry Ann Taylor, LCSW
Contact Number: 909-394-5333
Email: terry.a.taylor@kp.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 6:00-7:00pm, to educate, develop coping skills, and mutual support.

Lakeport Neuropathy Support Group
Lakeport Senior Center
507 Konocti Ave., Lakeport, CA
Contact: Grave Gault
Contact Number: 702-274-9999
Email: info@pnhelp.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Mon of the month at 10:30am.

Livermore Neuropathy Support Group
Heritage Estates
900 E Stanley Blvd., Livermore, CA
Contact: Sandra Grafrath
Contact Number: 925-443-6655
Email: sandragrafrath@comcast.net
Contact: Lee Parlett
Contact Number: 925-292-9280
Email: leeparlett@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 4th Tues of the month at 10:00am.

Loma Linda Lupus and Autoimmune Pediatrics Support Group
FMO Loma Linda Medical Center, #B200
11370 Anderson St., Loma Linda, CA 92354
Contact: Misti Lair
Contact Number: 909-874-9257
Email: MLAIR8@yahoo.com
Description: Pediatric Group meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 4:00-5:00pm. Adult Group meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 5:00-6:00pm. Self-Help Course meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 6:00-7:30pm. San Bernardino Community Hospital Group meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 7:00-8:30pm, contact for further information.

Los Angeles Neuropathy Group
UCLA Medical Plaza, Building 300, 3rd Fl, Rm 3200
Los Angeles, CA 90091
Contact: Velda DeCosentine
Contact Number: 310-485-0357
Email: help@numbtoes.org
Website: www.numbtoes.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 1:00-3:00pm.

Napa PN Support Group
Napa Senior Center
1500 Jefferson St., Napa, CA 94558
Contact: Ronald Patrick
Contact Number: 707-257-2343
Email: bonjournapa@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month (no meeting July & Dec) at 2:00pm.

Neuropathy Support Group of San Diego
Clairemont Lutheran Church
4271 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92117
Contact: Betty Smallfelt
Email: bsmallfe@san.rr.com
Contact: Juanita Wilson
Contact Number: 858-279-7728
Description: Meets the 2nd Mon of the month (except Dec) at 1:00-3:00pm.

North Orange County Fibromyalgia Support Group
Kaiser Permanente Hospital (Auditorium)
441 N Lakeview Ave., Anaheim, CA 92805
Contact: Phyllis Talarico
Contact Number: 714-701-0505
Email: epicjobs@sbcglobal.net
Website: http://www.fibrosupport.com
Description: Meets the last Thurs of the month (except Nov & Dec), from 6:30-8:30pm, to empower members by providing education, support and encouragement for those living with FM and other FM related chronic conditions. Offering support and assisting in meeting the challenges of FM.

Oakland Neuropathy Support Group
Grand Avenue 7th Day Adventist Church
278 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA
Contact: Kathleen Nagel
Contact Number: 510-653-8625
Email: kcnagel@earthlink.net
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month at 1:00pm.

Orange County PN Support Group
Dr. Mark Spitz’s Office
1920 St Andrew’s Dr., Seal Beach, CA 90740
Contact: Mark Spitz, DPM
Contact Number: 562-799-0656
Email: drmarcspitz@gmail.com
Description: Meets Thursday’s, bi-monthly, at 6:00pm.

Pasadena Fibromyalgia/CF Support Group
Contact: Michael Mossey
Contact Number: 626-587-1130
Email: mpm@alumni.caltech.edu
Website: http://www.meetup.com/The-Pasadena-Fibromyalgia-Support-Group
Description: Meets the 1st Wed of the month at 7:00pm. Contact for location information.

Placerville Neuropathy Support Group
Placerville Senior Center
937 Spring St., Placerville, CA 95667
Contact: Frank Roscoe
Contact Number: 530-647-0777
Email: froscoe@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 4th Wed of the month at 1:00pm.

Poway ME/CFIDS Fibromyalgia Information Support Group
Women’s Health Connection-Pomerade Hospital
15611 Pomerade Rd., Ponway, CA 92064
Contact: Katherine Barto
Contact Number: 858-679-7383
Email: barto@ucsd.edu
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 1:00-3:00pm, to provide a place where people with Fibromyalgia/ME can come together and share our feelings and experiences.

Promotoras De Salud
1426 W Sonya La., Santa Maria, CA 93458
Contact: Eugenia Cortez
Contact Number: 805-928-2781
Email: sercor@verizon.net
Description: Meets the 2nd and 4th Thurs of the month from 7:00-8:30pm, to help and empower the Hispanic community in the Central Coast through education, advocacy and enrichment.

Redding Neuropathy Support Group
Neighborhood Church of Redding
777 Loma Vista, Redding, CA
Contact: Bill Morehouse
Contact Number: 530-221-3082
Contact: Carol Reeves
Contact Number: 530-337-6570
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month at 1:30pm.

Women in Pain Support Group & Caregiver Support Group
Leeza’s Care Connection
501 South Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91505
Contact: Stefanie Elkins
Contact Number: 818.847.8686
Description: Meets from 6:30-8PM. Please call for dates.

Redwood City Neuropathy Support Group
Sequoia Hospital Health and Wellness Center
749 Brewster Ave., Redwood City, CA
Contact: Stan Pashote
Contact Number: 510-490-4456
Email: spashote@aol.com
Description: Meets the 4th Tues of the month (Jan-Oct) at 1:00pm.

Roseville Neuropathy Support Group
Sierra Points Senior Residence
5161 Foothills Blvd., Roseville, CA 95678
Contact: Bev Anderson
Contact Number: 877-622-6298
Email: info@pnhelp.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month at 1:00pm.

Sacramento Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
Northminster Presbyterian Church
3235 Pope Ave., Sacramento, CA 95821
Contact: Charles Moore
Contact Number: 916-485-7723
Email: chasmoor@surewest.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month at 1:30pm.

SAC Valley CFS/FM Support Group
Sylvan Oaks Library
6700 Auburn Blvd; Heights, CA 95621
Contact: Mike Riley
Contact Number: 916-783-3892
Email: mleeril@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Sun of the month from 2:00-4:00pm.

San Francisco Fibromyalgia Support Group
336 Country Club Dr., San Francisco, CA 94132
Contact: Shirley Selby
Contact Number: 415-661-3807
Email: selby@att.net
Contact: Arlene Wagner
Contact Number: 415-552-2296
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 11:00am-1:00pm, to offer health and medical research plus support for each member.

San Joaquin CFIDS/ME/FMS Support Group
Contact: Vivien Haynes
Contact: Vinny Cookson
Group Email: sjcfidsfms@yahoo.com
Description: Offering two meetings One at Dee Dee’s Restaurant, 1170 Cherokee La; Lodi, CA, on the 3rd Wed of the month, at 12:30pm. The second group is a social and self-help group and meets at Perkos Restaurant, Hwy 99 & 120; Montera, CA on the 1st Wed of the month at 12:30pm.

Santa Barbara Fibromyalgia Support 24/7
Sansum Clinic
215 Pesetas La., Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Contact: Kat Foote
Contact Number: 805-964-0867
Email: fibro247@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 1st Mon of the month from 12:15-2:00pm to provide emotional and functional support for individuals, families and friends; information about treatment options; socializing.

Serenity Seekers Chronic Pain Support
31300 Rancho Community Way, Temecula, CA 92592
Contact: Cara Olson
Contact Number: 951-303-6789 x407
Email: cara@usa.com
Description: Meets Thursday’s from 6:30-8:30pm, to help those that struggle with chronic pain find emotional and spiritual support through informative topics and sharing within a group that understands one another.

San Diego RSD/CRPS Hope4Cure Support Group
Panera Bread
5620 Balboa Ave., San Diego, CA
Contact: Irina Lockwood-Devries
Contact Number: 858-366-3991
Email: rsdhope4cure@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month at 11:00am.

San Francisco Fibromyalgia Support Group
336 Country Club Dr., San Francisco, CA 94132
Contact: Shirley Selby
Contact Number: 415-661-3807
Email: selby@att.net
Contact: Arlene Wagner
Contact Number: 415-552-2296
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 11:00am-1:00pm, to offer health and medical research plus support for each member.

San Rafael Neuropathy Support Group
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection
1100 Las Galinas Ave., San Rafael, CA
Contact: Scott Stokes
Contact Number: 415-246-9156
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month at 1:00pm.

Santa Cruz Neuropathy Support Group
Trinity Presbyterian Church
420 Melrose Ave., Santa Cruz, CA
Contact: Mary Ann Leer
Contact Number: 831-477-1329
Email: maleer@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed (odd numbered months) at 1:00pm.

Santa Rosa Neuropathy Support Group
Santa Rosa Senior Center
704 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa, CA
Contact: William Quarante
Contact Number: 707-544-3236
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month at 10:30am.

Sonoma Hope
Holy Roast
7th St., San Rosa, CA
Contact: Kaitlyn Stevens Pintor
Contact Number: 707-494-6404
Email: sonomahope@gmail.com
Description: Meets on Monday’s, weekly, at 10:30am, to connect RSD families in the San Francisco North Bay area.

Sonoma Neuropathy Support Group
Vantage House
264 1st St East, Sonoma, CA 95476
Contact: Joann Bertolucci
Contact Number: 707-996-8336
Description: Meets the 1st Fri of the month at 10:30am.

South Bay Neuropathy Support Group
O’Conner Hospital (DePaul Conference Rm)
2105 Forest Ave., San Jose, CA 95128
Contact: Stan Pashote
Contact Number: 510-490-4456
Email: spashote@aol.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Sat of the month (Jan thorough Oct) at 10:30am.

Stockton Neuropathy Support Group
St Andrew’s Lutheran Church
4210 Claremont Ave. (at March Lane); Stockton, CA
Contact: Jerry Elliot
Contact Number: 209-477-1981
Email: info@pnhelp.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month at 1:00pm.

SVC FMS Support Group
SCV Senior Center
22900 Market Ave., Newhall, CA 91321
Contact: Laurie Millard
Contact Number: 661-270-1961
Email: harmnyz@msn.com
Contact: Mary Duggan
Contact Number: 661-255-0769
Email: mamadug5@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.scvfms.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month, from 10:30am-12:00pm, to offer support, information, education and to those afflicted with FM and their families.

The Auburn Fibromyalgia/CFID Support Group
Brookside Senior Apartments (Recreation Meeting Room)
738 Mikkelson Dr., Auburn, CA 95603
Contact: Carni-Chaidez
Email: brendalecc@aol.com
Contact: Susan Parker
Contact Number: 530-885-2816
Email: sparks88@sbcglobal.netDescription: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month (except Dec), from 10:00-11:30am, to provide positive supportive environment for people with Fibromyalgia/CFIDS, their family and friends. Offering educational materials, resources and emotional support.

The Santa Ynez Valley Fibromyalgia Support Group
Total Life Fitness
157 W Hwy 246, Buelton, CA 93427
Contact: Kimberley Grant
Contact Number: 805-688-0789
Email: kimberley@tctotallifefitness.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Mon of the month from 7:00-8:00pm. Offers speakers, group discussion, exercise classes, discussion of therapies.

The UCSF Neuropathy Support Group
UC-San Francisco Medical Center (8th Fl Conference Rm)
400 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143
Contact: Dennis Robins
Contact Number: 415-353-3667
Email: dennis.robins@ucsf.edu
Description: Meets the 4th Thurs of the month (Jan-Oct) at 10:00am.

Tracy Fibromyalgia Support Group
Sutter Tracy Community Hospital
1420 N Tracy Blvd., Tracy, CA 95376
Contact: Juanita McHugh
Contact Number: 209-321-9396
Email: mchughladyj@yahoo.com
Description: Informal support group, meets the 1st & 3rd Tues of the month from 6:30-8:00pm.

Tri-Cities CFIDS Support Group
Little Clubhouse On Mars
28606 Huntwood Ave., Hayward, CA 94544
Contact: Rosalee Berielli
Contact Number: 570-781-0411
Email: rolee05@sbcglobal.net
Description: Meets the 1st and 3rd Thurs of the month, from 12:00-2:00pm

Turlock Neuropathy Support Group
Covenant Village (Admin Bldg. Classroom)
2125 N Olive St., Turlock, CA
Contact: Dee Mulenbruch
Contact Number: 209-667-0042
Email: info@pnhelp.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Mon of the month at 1:00pm.

Valley Fibromyalgia Support Meet up Group
Contact: Leslie Terwilliger
Contact Number: 310-722-5206
Email: leslie.terwilliger@gmail.com
Website: http://fibromyalgia.meetup.com/328
Description: Meets Wednesday’s at 7:00pm, to discuss share, laugh and conquer the misconception regarding this condition. Contact for further schedule and location information.

Walnut Creek Neuropathy Support Group
Rossmoor, Hillside Clubhouse, Las Trampas Rm
Contact: Carolyn Cash
Contact Number: 925-254-8195
Email: info@pnhelp.org
Description: Meets the 4th Fri of the month at 10:00am.

West Sacramento Neuropathy Support Group
Arthur F Community Library (Community Rm)
1212 Merkley Ave., W Sacramento, CA
Contact: Sandra Vinson
Contact Number: 916-372-6093
Email: slvins@pnhelp.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month at 12:30pm.

Woodland Neuropathy Support Group
Woodland Community and Senior Center
2001 East St., Woodland, CA
Contact: Delia Genera
Contact Number: 530-661-3238
Email: dvgenera@att.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Mon of the month at 1:30pm.

Yuba Stutter Support Group
St Andrew Presbyterian Church
1390 Franklin Ave., Yuba City, CA
Contact: Ken Lux
Contact Number: 530-673-3749
Email: kenlux@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month at 10:30am.

CRPS/RSD Pain Group at UCLA

Self-help group for people who have pain or any chronic illness

Meetings held every Monday from 9-10:30am

UCLA Medical Campus, located in the “Semel Institute”

740 Westwood Plaza

Room #C8-639

Questions? Contact Evelyn Poplawski

818 554-3635

Email: CRPS_RSD_PAINGROUP.UCLA@ymail.com

HopeKeepers Chronic Pain & Illness Support Group

Meets the third Thursday of each month at 7pm (except during the summer)

Lake Avenue Church

393 North Lake Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91101

Room 204

For more information, email Suzanne at: Lily105@aol.com

Santa Clarita Neuropathy and Autoimmune Support Group

Meetings take place at:

Real Life Church

23841 Newhall Ranch Rd.

Valencia, CA

Questions? Email William.wells1991@hotmail.com

Connecticut

AIDS Project-Greater Danbury (APGD)
30 West Street, Danbury, CT 06810
Contact Number: 203-778-2437
Email: apgd99@aol.com
Description: Meets every Tuesday at 7PM. We are a support group for adults living with or affected by HIV.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Support
Hospital for Special Care
150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053
Contact: Candace
Contact Number: 860-612-6303
Contact: Brigitte
Contact Number: 860-612-6316
Website: http://www.hfsc.org
Description: Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 2PM.

Arthritis Support Group
Pomfret Senior Center
207 Mashamoquet Road, Pomfret, CT 06258
Contact Number: 860-928-6541×2015
Description: Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 10:30AM.

Brain Tumor Support Group
Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102
Contact Number: 860-545-2318
Description: Meets on the 1st Thursday of each month at 5:30PM. We are an education and support group for brain tumor patients and their families. A light dinner will be provided. Registration is required and must be received at least 48 hours in advance.

Caregiver/Care Receive Support Group
Orchard House Medical Adult Day Center
412 Shore Drive, Branford, CT 06405
Contact Number: 203-481-7110
Email: info@theorchardhousecare.org
Description: Meets twice per month at 10:30AM.

Chronic Pain Anonymous-“Climbing the Hill”
Silver Hill Hospital-Jorgensen Building, Room 3
208 Valley Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Contact: Jorge R
Contact Number: 203-501-8188
Description: Meets on Thursdays from 7-8PM. Wheelchair access, parking available.

Chronic Pain Support Group
Guilford’s Family and Life Center, 96 Fair Street, Guilford, CT
Contact: Barbara
Contact Number: 203-481-7398
Email: s21@snet.net
Description: Meets on alternating Sunday’s from 4:00-5:00pm

Fibromyalgia Support Group
Griffin Hospital-Parish Nurse Program
130 Division Street, Derby, CT 06418
Contact Number: 203-732-7584
Description: Meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 2pm. Participants share information, offer encouragement and learn coping techniques. http://www.griffinhealth.org

SE CT Neuropathy and Fibromyalgia Support Group
Waterford Public Library
Rope Ferry Rd., Waterford, CT 06385
Contact: Linda McIntosh
Contact Number(s): 860-460-6445 (Cell) or 860-445-0054 (Home)
Contact Email: lynmac47@aol.com
Description: Meets the 1st Mon of the month at 6:00pm, to provide support, help, assistance and information to all with pain conditions such as Fibromyalgia, neuropathy, MS, lupus and similar autoimmune diseases.

SE Connecticut Neuropathy Support Group
Groton Public Library
52 Newton Rd, Rte. 117, Groton, CT 06340
Contact: Linda McIntosh
Contact Email: lynmac47@aol.com
Description: Neuropathy support group meets at 6:00pm.

The Connecticut CFIDS and FM Association, Inc.
Mailing Address: PO Box 3010, Milford, CT 06460
Contact Number: 800-952-2037
Email: info@ct-cfids-fm.org
Website: www.ct-cfids-fm.org
Description: A volunteer, non-profit organization, providing support to individuals with CFIDS, FM and their families; serving as an information clearinghouse; acting as a patient advocate and funding medical research. Offers a Quarterly newsletter-The Network, Help and information hotline, information and referrals, funding, education and training, communication with government representatives and medical professionals.

Delaware

American Arthritis Foundation-Delaware Chapter
9505 Registers Town Rd., Suite 1 North, Owingsmill, DE 21117
Contact Number(s): 410-654-6570 or 1-800-365-3811
Email: info.md@arthritis.org
Description: Contact for local events and programs

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group
201 Thomas La. South, Newark, DE 19711
Contact: Rick Baldwin
Contact Number: 302-266-7578
Description: A support group for those with chronic fatigue syndrome. Contact for location, dates and times.
Coffee and Conversation
Temple Beth Emeth
300 W Lea Blvd., Wilmington, DE
Contact: Sonia
Contact Number: 302-475-3085
Description: Meets the 1st & 3rd Thurs of the month from 10:30am-12:00pm.

Coping with Life and MS
St Paul’s United Methodist Church
1314 Folk Rd., Wilmington, DE
Contact: Carol
Contact Number: 302-655-5610
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month from 4:00-5:30pm.

Delaware Fibromyalgia, CFS, and Chronic Pain Support Group
72 Oak Leaf La., Felton, DE
Contact: Jennifer Jarman
Contact Number: 302-531-7666
Group Website: www.delawarefibromyalgiasupport.webs.com
Description: A relaxed setting, focusing on group communication. For those coping with chronic pain, fibromyalgia, CFS, lupus, RSD etc. Meets the 3rd Wed of the month from 6:30-9:00pm.

Delaware RSD Group
30A Circle Dr., Orchard Manor; Millsboro, DE 19666
Contact: Iva Macfadden
Contact Number: 302-945-0381
Description: A support group for those with RSD. Contact for location, dates and times

Dover Friday Night Group
First Baptist Church
301 Walker Rd., Dover, DE 19904
Contact: Leslie
Contact Number: 302-264-9763
Description: Meets the 3rd Fri of the month from 5:30-7:30pm.

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group
124 Trafalgar Dr., Dover, DE 19904
Contact: Deborah Davis
Contact Number: 302-736-6186
Description: Support group for those with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Contact for location and dates.

Lupus Support Group
Christiana Hospital
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Rd., Rte. 4, Newark, DE
Contact Number: 866-517-5070
Email: info@lupustristate.org
Description: Meets the last Wed of the month from 7:00-8:00pm.

Lupus Support Group
Kent General Hospital
640 S. State Street
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month from 1:00-3:00pm.

Newark Circle of Friends
Newark Senior Center
200 White Chapel Rd., Newark, DE
Contact: Sara
Contact Number: 302-737-4694
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 1:00-3:00pm.

Sussex County Shore Group
St George’s Chapel (Parish Hall)
20322 Beaver Dam Rd.
Contact: Jamie
Contact Number: 302-684-4513
Description: Meets the 1st Wed of the month from 6:00-8:00pm.

Florida

Chronic Fatigue & Immune Dysfunction
First Methodist Church
536 Coral Way, Coral Gables, Florida 33176
Contact Number: (305)-261-5650
Description: Contact for scheduling information.

Bay County Fibromyalgia Support Group
10620 Hutchinson Blvd., Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Contact: Brenda Lewis-Williams
Contact Number: 850-248-9319
Email: lewiswilliamsbrenda@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month from 6:30-8:00pm, to provide resources and an outlet for individuals with Fibromyalgia or CF to share, with a Christian component.

Central Florida Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
500 Waterman Ave., Mt Dora, FL 32757
Contact: Jack Koehler
Contact Number: 352-735-2077
Description: Meets the 1st Sat of the month at 10:00am.

Chronic Fatigue & Immune Dysfunction
Michael-Ann Russell Center
18900 NE 25th Avenue, North Miami, Florida, 33180
Contact Number: (305)-685-9198
Description: Contact for scheduling information.

Chronic Pain Sufferers Support Group
St. Paul Lutheran Church
10700 SW 56th Street, Kendall, Florida, 33156
Contact Number: (305)-595-5332.
Description: North Florida Chronic Pain Support Group, requires registration, for details log-on to: http://www.lifesjourneywellness.com/2012/02/northeast-florida-chronic-pain-support-group. Contact for scheduling information.

Clermont Fibromyalgia Support Group
1109 Citrus Tower Blvd., Clermont, FL 34711
Contact: Terrah Denham
Contact Number: 352-449-9625
Email: clermontfibro@gmail.com
Contact: Dr. Paez
South Lake Pain Institute: 352-394-0833
Email: askthedoctor@southlakepaininstitite.com or clermontfibro@blogspot.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 6:00-7:00pm to provide sufferers and their families education on different treatment options available.

Fibromyalgia/CFS Support Group
179 County Hwy 393 South, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Contact: Diane Roll
Email: dianeroll@gmail.com
Contact Number: 850-502-7897 (Office)
Email: fibromyalgiaspecialists@gmail.com
Contact: Ashley Livingston
Contact Number: 850-502-7626 (Office)
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month from 6:30-7:30pm and offers a safe forum for members to share healing experiences, discuss current research, overcome obstacles and seek advice. Family and friends are welcome.

FibroCares
Contact: Shelley Slobion-Foote
Contact Number: 305-271-1744
Email: franknshelley418@bellsouth.net
Description: A friendly, caring, educational, support group, meets the last Tues of the month from 12:30-2:20pm, offers select topics, discussion and sharing. Contact for location information.

Fibromyalgia Group Fort Walton Beach
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
363 Miracle Strip Pkwy., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Contact: Janie Klipstein
Contact Number: 850-939-8616
Email: fibrogroupfwb@bellsouth.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 6:30-8:30pm, to keep FMS survivors informed of the latest FMS news. Helping survivors find ways to control Fibromyalgia pain and keep flairs in control with conventional medication and alternative treatments.

Fibromyalgia Outreach Foundation of Central Florida
Florida Hospital (Building in front of hospital)
651 E State Rd. 436 (Atamonte Dr); Alamonte Springs, FL 32708
Contact: Edie Hardesty
Contact Number: 407-252-4857
Email: ediehardesty@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 1st Tues and 3rd Thurs of the month from 7:00-9:00pm, to help people affected with Fibromyalgia in Central Florida and their families know they aren’t alone; help finding doctors, attorney’s, financial assistance and shoulders to lean on.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Boynton Beach
The Pointe at Newport Place
NW 7 Court, Boynton Beach, FL 33426
Contact: Donna Boyer
Contact Number (s): 561-637-8346 (Home) or 561-702-2837 (Cell)
Email: dleeboyer6@yahoo.com
Contact: Lisa Ray
Contact Number: 561-738-0729
Email: angellissi@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 1st and 3rd Thurs of the month from 7:00-9:00pm, to support one another in the effort of healing through the process of eliminating the leading factors causing the syndrome.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Daytona Beach
201 N Clyde Morris Blvd., 3rd FL Conference Rm
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Contact: Elizabeth Morris
Contact Number: 386-295-2636
Email: daytonav8@aol.com
Description: Meets the 4th Tues of the month at 12:00pm, to bring awareness of options they have and giving them ideas how to make their lives a little easier.

Fibromyalgia Support of Southwest Florida
Contact: Susan Percival
Contact Number: 239-682-4465
Email: susiek9sar@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 12:00-1:00pm, to assist Fibromyalgia sufferers through support, education and empowerment. Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 12:00-1:00pm. Contact for location information.

Jacksonville PN Support Group
580 W 8th St., Tower #1, 9th FL; Jackson, FL 32209
Contact: Karen Perrin, RN
Contact Number: 904-244-9719
Email: karen.perrin@jax.cfl.edu
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month from 10:00-11:30am.

Living Well With Lupus Support Group
Dr. Phillips Hospital
9400 Turkey Lake Rd., Orlando, FL 32819
Description: This is a community support group offered by Dr. Phillips Hospital’s Patient and Family Counseling Department. It is where individuals, family and loved ones affected by lupus can come together and provide support and encouragement for one another. There will be education and literature on lupus and effective ways to cope with stress and improve your overall quality of life. Let’s come together in learning how to live well with lupus! Meets every second Saturday of the month in the Garden Room at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital from 11am-12 noon.

Mandarin Fibromites
14578 Camberwell Lane S.,Jacksonville, FL 32258
Contact: Carla Bourg
Contact Number: 904-886-7214
Email: cbourg@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 10:00am-12:00pm, to bring awareness to the community about FMS and find ways to make our lives better.

Manasota Fibromyalgia Support Group
Braden River Branch Library
4915 53rd Ave E., Bradenton, FL
Contact: Susan Nachand
Contact Number: 941-355-8664
Email: mainsail6@aol.com
Contact: Marilyn Kopko
Contact Number: 941-355-7431
Description: Meets the 1st Sat of the month from 1:00-2:00pm, to assist those with FM to better cope with their illness by providing information, encouragement and an opportunity to share with others and increase community awareness of FM.

Miami CFIDS (Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction) Support Group
Miami School of Medicine (Clinical Research Bldg.) Miami, FL
Contact: Barbara Soliday
Email: bsoliday@miami.edu
Description: Meets Friday’s from 12:00-1:30pm, to provide information and support to people who have CFS and related disorders; advocating for improved research and treatment.

Neuropathy Resource Group
Sun City Center Atrium Bldg. (Caper Rm)
945-A North Course La., Sun City, FL 33573
Contact: Laura Garcia-Rehab Director for Gentiva Home Health
Contact Number: 813-612-5989
Email: laura.garcia@gentiva.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month from 1:00-2:00pm.

Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
13330 USF Laurel Dr., Tampa, FL
Contact: Cindy Tofthagen, PhD, ARNP
Contact Number: 813-396-9441
Email: ctofthage@health.usf.edu
Description: Meets the 1st Wed of the month from 1:00-2:00pm.

PN Support Group
North Lake Presbyterian Church
975 Rolling Acres, Lady Lake, FL 32159
Contact: Jean Ganske
Contact Number: 352-753-8382
Email: yajyaj11@aol.com
Description: Meets the 1st Sat of the month from 1:30-3:30pm.

Port Charlotte Fibromyalgia Group
4056 Gingold St., Port Charles, FL 33948
Contact: John and Dominique Surkan
Contact Number: 941-240-0114
Email: dj@surkan.com
Description: Meets the 1st Sat of the month from 7:00-9:00pm.

Relax Your Way to Better Health
5030 78th Ave., #10; Pinellas Park, FL 33781
Contact: Connie Bowden, RN, LMT, CCH, BSNH
Contact Number: 727-547-0245
Email: conbowden@aol.com
Website: http://www.conbowden.com
Description: Meets the 1st Wed of the month from 6:00-7:00pm, to provide a place for the exchange of ideas, information, relaxation techniques and support in a comfortable and nurturing environment.

RSDExtremity
3100 Coral Hills Dr., Coral Springs, FL
1st Fl, Conf Rm A&B (Adjacent to Coral Springs Medical Center)
Contact(s): Susan or Michelle
Contact Number: 954-344-3344 (for directions)
Email: rsdextremity@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the last Thurs of the month from 6:30-7:30pm.

Sarasota Peripheral Neuropathy Support
Heartland Health Care and Rehab Center
5401 Sawyer Rd., Sarasota, FL 34233
Contact: Susannah Chase
Contact Number: 941-412-7844
Email: susannah.chase@seniorhomecare.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Fri of the month from 1:00-2:00pm.

Treasure Coast Neuropathy Support Group
Tierra Verde Clubhouse
1900 S Kanner Hwy., Stuart, FL
Contact: Beverly Christensen, RN, MS
Contact Number: 772-288-3754
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month from 2:00-4:00pm.

Volusia County Neuropathy Support Groups

*New Smyrna Beach
Trinity Lutheran Church
485 Turnbull Bay Rd., New Smyrna Beach, FL
Contact: Victoria Stevens
Contact Number: 386-366-6135
Contact: Beth Barnett
Contact Email: bethbarnett36@gmail.com
Description: Meets Monday’s at 2:00pm.

*Ormond Beach
Grand Villa of Ormond Beach
535 W. Nova Rd., Ormond Beach, FL
Contact: Victoria Stevens
Contact Number: 386-366-6136
Contact: Liz Knowlton
Email: lizknowltonusw@yahoo.com
Description: Meets at 2:00pm, contact for further meeting information.

West Bradenton Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
305 75th St., West Bradenton, FL 34209
Contact: Lisa Endick, RN
Email: lisa.endick@gentiva.com
Contact: Sanjay Yathiraj, MD
Contact Number: 941-750-0602
Email: syathiraj@pmgpa.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month at 10:00am.

West Pasco Fibromyalgia Support Group-Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point (Conference Center)
Hudson, FL 34667
Contact: Pam Ludwig
Contact Number: 727-863-3439
Contact: Pat Bengatka
Contact Number: 727-845-7375
Description: Meets the 1st Fri of the month from 2:00-4:00pm to educate fellow Fibromyalgia sufferers as well as their families. Monthly speakers, time for questions and discussion.

Hawaii

FibroCare of Kau
92-1471 Aloha Blvd., Ocean View, HI 96737
Contact: Eileen Forster
Contact Number: 808-315-5589
Email: fibrocareofkau@gmail.com
Contact: Vickie Crosby
Contact Number: 808-315-5589
Description: Meets every 3rd Sat of the month from 10:00-11:30am, to educate, supporter and encourage healthy lifestyle choices to reduce the pain and suffering of Fibromyalgia and associated conditions.

Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Support Group
St. Clement’s Parish Hall

1515 Wilder Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96812

Contact: Annette Kam

Contact Number: 808-677-8770

Email: buckwun@aol.com

Description: Meets 2nd Saturday of each month except December from 9:15 – 10 am (newcomer meeting) 10 – 11:30am (general meeting). This group focuses on the Guaifenesin Protocol.

Ovarian Cancer Support Group
Kapi’olani Women’s Center
1319 Punahou Street, Honolulu, HI96826
Contact: Martha Smith
Contact Number: 808-983-6000
Email: Martha.smith@kapiolani.org
Description: Meets 4th Thursday of every month from 6-8PM. Offering shared support and information, this group is for women who have been recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer, women who are in treatment, and women who are long-term survivors of ovarian cancer.

S.C.A.R.S. (Strength, Courage, Appreciation, Respect, Support)

Kapi’olani Women’s Center

1319 Punahou Street, Honolulu, HI96826

Contact: Dee Ann or Ashley Sutherland

Contact Number(s): 808-983-6530 or 808-983-6340

Email: Ashley.Sutherland@kapiolani.org

Description: Meets on the last Friday of the month from 6-8PM. This is a teen/adolescent support group for children with a chronic illness. The group begins with a light dinner with socialization then moving to a topic of discussion, with possibly a guest speaker, that was decided on as a group. After a short presentation from a guest speaker the floor is opened for any topics of interest for that month

Vets with FMS
1298 Kukila St., Honolulu, HI 96818
Contact: Alicia Pribadi
Contact Number: 571-247-7241
Email: alicia.dew.p@hotmail.com
Description: Support group designed for all veterans, VA patients, military, DOD, their spouses and families who suffer from Fibromyalgia. Meets Thursday’s, bi-weekly from 1:00-2:00pm.

Idaho

Arthritis Foundation-Idaho Chapter
Contact(s): 801-536-0990 or 801-391-9389
Website: www.arthritis.org/idaho
Description: Contact for local Arthritis sponsored programs and events.

*Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program
5959 W Discovery Pl., Boise, ID 83713
Contact Number: 208-377-9622
Description: Contact for program dates/times.

*Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program
Apple Athletic Club
1710 E 16th., Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Contact Number: 208-529-8600
Description: Contact for program dates/times.

*Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program
Southeastern District Health Dept.
1901 Alvin Ricken Dr., Pocatello, ID 83201
Contact Number: 208-239-5250
Description: Contact for program dates/times.

*Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program
Center for Physical Rehab
714 N College Rd., Twin Falls, ID 83301
Contact Number: 208-734-5313
Description: Contact for program dates/times.

Boise Fibromyalgia Support Group
Elk’s Rehabilitation Hospital (Sawtooth Rm)
600 N Robbins Rd., Boise, ID 83702
Contact: Mary Seroski
Contact Number: 208-968-4038
Email: geekygranny@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 1st Mon of the month from 7:00-9:00pm to share stories, treatments, what’s worked and what hasn’t.

Fibromyalgia Support Group
St Joseph’s Hospital (Conference Rm C)
415 6th St., Lewiston, ID 83501
Description: Meets the 1st Wed of the month (except June and Oct) at 2:00pm.

Lupus Support Group, New Horizons
Tri-State Community Hospital(Community Room); Clarkston, ID
Contact Number: 208-743-9613
Description: A support group for those with lupus, chronic fatigue, Epstein-Barr bar and fibromyalgia. Meets the 3rd Tues of the month at 7:00pm.

Neuropathy Support Group
Contact: Patricia Migatulski
Contact Number: 208-869-4414
Email: pmigatulski@gmail.com
Description: A support group for those with neuropathy. Contact for further information.

MS Support Group
Grandma Zula’s Kitchen
306 N Spokane St., Post Falls, ID
Contact Number: 208-818-2150
Website: www.mswobbles.com
Description: A peer support for patients with MS and families. Education, discussion of services available, peer support, MS updates, open discussions and drug representatives. Meets the 2nd Mon of the month (Sept-May) from 11:00am-1:00pm.

Boise Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
1994 Wood Duck La., Boise, ID 83706
Contact Number: 208-395-1547
Description: A support group for those with neuropathy. Contact for meeting dates and times.

Illinois

Fibromyalgia Education and Support Group
Care Clinic
1701 W Curtis Rd., Champaign, IL 61822
Contact: Phyllis Sommer
Contact Number: 217-367-0136
Email: sommer1@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month from 6:30-8:00pm, to bring the latest news and information about Fibromyalgia to members and guests, while helping to support one another.

Living Well With Fibromyalgia
Hampton Building, South Mulkey St., Christopher, IL 62822
Contact: Donna Todd
Contact Number: 618-724-7150
Email: dktodd@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month from 7:00-9:00pm.

Metro Guai Group
Heart Institute (Behind St Elizabeth’s Hospital), Millennium Rm
Contact: Sandy Phillips
Contact Number: 618-344-7659
Email: mephillips@charter.net
Description: Fibromyalgia support group for people following the Guiafenesin protocol. Meets the 3rd Sun of the month from 3:00-5:00pm. If it is a holiday group meets the following Sun.

FMS-Geneva
Delnor Community Hospital (Room AB)
300 Randall Rd., Geneva, IL 60134
Contact: Jayne Holley
Contact Number: 630-443-8208 x205
Email: jayne.holley@delnor.com
Description: Meets twice per month, with alternating guest speakers, and topic discussions. Contact for further schedule information. There is a $10 membership fee for this group.

NW Suburban Fibromyalgia Support Group
Schaumburg Township Building, Hoffman Estates, IL 60194
Contact: Diane Spizzirri
Contact Number: 847-895-9596
Email: dabulls100@aol.com
Description: Meets the 4th Thurs of the month from 7:00-9:00pm, to help people take control of their Fibromyalgia symptoms. Monthly speakers and support sessions. An additional Dinner Out Group offered.

Advocates for FMS
884 Main Street., Antioch, IL 60002
Contact: Ann Borchardt
Contact Number: 847-362-7807
Email: fmsadvocate@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 1st Sat of the month from 10:00am-12:00pm, to provide a supportive and educational environment for those with FMS, CFS and Lupus.

McHenry County Fibromyalgia Support Group
4201 W Medical Center Dr., McHenry, IL 60050
Contact: Christina Babincsak
Contact Number: 815-526-2375
Email: babs84@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month from 7:00-9:00pm, to provide support and information to patients with Fibromyalgia, their families and caregivers.

Fibro Friends Care
1514 W Virginia Ave; Peoria, IL 61604
Contact: Deb Miller
Contact Number: 309-682-5135
Email: fibrofriendscare@aol.com
Description: Meets Wednesday’s at 6:30pm. Offers a relaxing environment to talk with other Fibromyalgia sufferers. Patients are welcome to bring their support person(s).

Fibromyalgia Chronic Pain Support and Education Group
1700 W Washington, Springfield, IL 62704
Contact: Terri Crowder
Contact Number: 217-483-2224
Email: tlc711@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 5:30-7:00pm, to help those with Fibromyalgia and their families gain information about how to find help to live a better more satisfying life.

FACES-Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Coping and Support619 Plainfield Rd; Willowbrook, IL 60527
Contact: Marilyn Benyon
Contact Number: 708-598-5260
Contact Email: marilynanne47@aol.com
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month from 6:30-8:30pm, to give support, share information and make friendships with others with the same illness. Open discussions and guest speakers.

Illinois RSDS Association
Alexian Brothers Hospital, Conference Rm 1800; Biesterfield Rd
Contact: Edwina Schaeffer
Contact Number: 630-665-0717
Contact Email: edwinaschaeffer@sbcglobal.net
Contact: Tim Groark
Contact Number: 773-582-8051
Email: frogy3@msn.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Sun of the month from 2:00-4:00pm.

Peoria Illinois Support Group
Methodist Medical Center
221 NE Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61636
Contact: Dallas Stidham
Email: dallasstidham@yahoo.com
Description: Meets Monday’s from 6:00-8:00pm.

Quad Cities PN Support Group
855 Illini Dr., Silvis, IL
Contact: Mary Kay Keemle
Contact Number: 309-755-1063
Email: mkeemle@sbcglobal.net
Description: Meets the 4th Wed of the month from 7:00-8:30pm.

RSDS/CRPS and Chronic Pain Association
Adventist Hinsdale Hospital (Lincoln Rm)
120 Oak St., Hinsdale, IL 60521
Contact: Edwina Schaeffer
Contact Number: 630-665-0717
Email: edwinaschaeffer@sbcglobal.net
Contact: Tim Groark
Contact Number: 773-582-8051
Email: frogy3@msn.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Sun of the month from 2:00-4:00pm.

The NE Illinois Support Group
Gustafson’s Apartments
2811 Sunset Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085
Contact: Scott Patrick
Contact Number: 847-689-8045
Email: fishdog300@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month from 1:00-2:30pm.

Indiana

Central Indiana Support Group
St Luke’s Methodist Church
100 W 86th St., Indianapolis, IN 46260
Contact: Meg Frazer, MD
Contact Number: 317-844-2903
Email: margaret.l.frazer@pfizer.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Mon of the month from 6:00-7:00pm.

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group
14701 Cumberland Rd., Noblesville, IN 46060
Contact: Eileen Peters
Email: epeters@pathwaysc.com
Contact: Dr. Shawn Pala
Contact Number: 317-770-1970
Website: www.palachiropractic.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 6:00-7:30pm, to offer hope and encouragement to those who suffer from Fibromyalgia, CFS, multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome, Gulf War Syndrome and their families.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-Bloomington
First United Methodist Church (Rm 316)
4th and Washington, Bloomington, IN
Contact: Rachael Norton, Occupational Therapist
Contact Number: 812-353-5534
Email: rnorton@bloomingtonhospital.org
Website: www.bloomingtonhospital.org
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month from 6:00-7:30pm, offers guest speakers and group discussions of topics related to self-management of Fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-Corydon
105 North Capital, Corydon, IN 47112
Contact: Rebecca Dehn
Contact Number: 812-737-1860
Email: bdehn@ymail.com
Contact: Diane Clark
Contact Number: 812-738-9067
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 6:00-7:00pm.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-Lafayette
Kathryn Weil Center (Rm #406)
415 N 26th Street, Lafayette, IN 47905
Contact: Debbie Clevenger
Contact Number: 765-447-2923
Email: sintauk@msn.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month; bi-monthly, from 1:00-3:00pm, to educate, inform and improve the quality of life for those with Fibromyalgia and their families.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Community Hospital Anderson
1923 N Madison Ave., Anderson, IN 46011
Contact: Sandy Zentz
Contact Number: 765-298-1652
Email: szentz@ecommunity.com
Contact: Nancy Powell
Contact Number: 765-298-1660
Email: hpowell@ecommunity.com
Description: Meets Wednesday’s from 6:00-7:00pm for sharing and offering information to those afflicted by Fibromyalgia.

Fibromites Unite
St Margaret Mercy Hospital
24 Joliet St., Dyer, IN 46311
Contact: Jodi Phelan
Contact Number: 708-539-9896
Email: fibromitesunite@yahoo.com
Website: www.fibromitesunite.org
Description: Meets the 4th Sat of the month from 10:00am-12:00pm, offers support for fibromites and their families as well as social activities.

Fields of Fibro
901 Birch St., Demotte, IN
Contact: Tamara Fischer
Contact Number: 219-869-9179
Email: friend@fieldsoffibro.org
Website: www.fieldsoffibro.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month from 6:45-8:00pm.

Hendricks Regionals Fibromyalgia Chronic Pain Support Group
Hendricks Regional Health Hospital (Conference Rm #1)
110 Hospital La., Danville, IN 46122
Contact: Ben Keckler
Contact Number: 317-745-3417
Description: Meets Friday’s, bi-weekly from 1:00-2:30pm, to provide support and encouragement to those suffering from Fibromyalgia or undiagnosed chronic pain and fatigue. Family and friends are encouraged to attend.

Louisville-New Albany Fibromyalgia Meet-up Group
2301 Fawcett Hill Road, new Albany, IN 47150
Contact: Shelly Kirby
Contact Number: 317-908-8172
Email: fibromeetup@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Sunday of each month at 2:30PM. http://www.meetup.com/Louisville-New-Albany-Fibromyalgia-Meetup-Group/

Northeast Indiana Amputee Support Group
Parkview Randallia Campus (outpatient therapy department)
2200 Randallia Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Contact: Donna Webster
Contact Number: 260-373-3202
Email: Donna.Webster@parkview.com
Description: Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 7-8:30PM.

Spinal Cord Injury Association Support Group
Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana (main conference room)
4141 Shore Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46254
Contact: Douglas Woodwell
Contact Number: 317-966-2423
Email: douglas.woodwell@gmail.com
Description: Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8PM.

The Neuropathy Association’s Central Indiana Support Group
St. Luke’s Methodist Church
100 West 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260
Contact: Meg L. Frazer, MD
Contact Number: 317-844-2903
Email: Margaret.L.frazer@pfizer.com
Description: Meets on the 3rd Monday of the month from 6-7PM.

Wichita Neuropathy Support Group
Contact: Myrtle Richardson
Contact Number: 316-788-0199
Email: supportneu@gmail.com
Description: A support group for those with neuropathy. Contact for schedule and location information.

Tri-State Fibromyalgia Support Group
Deaconess Gateway Hospital-Conference room E
4011 Gateway Boulevard, Newburgh, IN 47630
Contact: Mary Winstead
Contact Number: 812-450-6000
Email: tsfibro@live.com
Description: Meets the 4th Thursday of the month except on holidays from 6-7PM.

Owen County Fibromyalgia Support Group
Owen County Public Library
10 S Montgomery Street, Spencer, IN 47460
Contact: Brenda Kadic Nardi
Contact Number: 812-829-4205
Email: bkadic20012002@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 2nd and 4th Thurs of the month from 1:00-2:00pm, offers positive support and helpful information.

Reframe Your Pain-Fibro Coaching Group-Women’s Group
The Vitamin Store and Natures Gift Shop
1303 W 81st Ave., Merrillville, IN 46410
Contact: Dawn Hogan-Certified Life Coach
Contact Number: 574-216-8450
Email: dawn@livinglifewithfibro.com
Website: http://www.livinglifewithfibro.com
Follow on Twitter: CoachDawnhogan Twitter
Dawn on the Radio: Aspire to Inspire Radio Show
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month from 10:00-11:00am, provides an objective perspective and ongoing support while focusing on the present, developing confidence, clarity and courage. Please RSVP to each meeting.

Tri-State Fibromyalgia Support Group
Deconess Hospital (Resource Center)
600 Mary St., Evansville, IN 47710
Contact: Mary Winstead
Contact Number: 812-228-9956
Email: tsfibro@live.com
Description: Meets the 4th Thurs of the month from 6:00-7:30pm, provides support, encouragement, education and information on FMS for members, family and friends.

Iowa

Arthritis Foundation-Iowa Chapter
Mailing Address: 1025 Ashworth Rd., Suite 505
W. Des Moines, IA 50265
Contact Number(s): 515-278-0636 or 866-378-0636 (Toll Free)
Website: www.arthritis.org/iowa
Description: Offers Arthritis related events and programs, contact for further information on local programs and events.

Chronic Pain Support Group
Contact: Amy Stockman
Contact Number: 319-353-7125
Email: amy-stockman@iowa.edu
Description: Support group for those with chronic pain disorders. Contact for further information. Sponsored by University of Iowa Hospital.

Fibro-Arthritis Education/Support Group
Mercy Medical Plaza
540 E Jefferson St., Iowa City, IA 52240
Contact: Elnora Smith
Contact Number: 319-354-2952
Email: esmith@inav.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Mon of the month (except Dec, Jan and August), from 6:30-8:00pm. Offers educational speakers on a variety of topics relating to fibromyalgia and other arthritises, Q&A answer time, followed by general sharing time.

Fibro Friends
Mt. Ayr, IA
Contact: Linda Jo Waugh
Contact Number: 641-785-2219
Email: linda_lear107@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 1st Fri of the month from 7:00-9:00pm provides support and information to Fibromyalgia sufferers in SW Iowa/NW MO area.

Fibromyalgia Family Support Group
Lowe Park Arts and Environmental Center
4500 N 10th St., Marion, IA 52302
Contact: Patricia Pollock
Contact Number: 319-389-1464
Email: fibrofamily@aol.com
Description: Meets the 4th Thurs of the month from 6:30-8:00pm, to educate patients, family and friends about Fibromyalgia, and CFS conditions and support them in their goal to find what works for each individual.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-Charles City
116 Cedar Circle, Charles City, IA 50616
Contact: Deb Frankie, RN
Contact Number: 641-228-7141
Email: franke_deb@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month from 4:00-5:00pm, to share information and feelings, as well as work together identifying practical solutions regarding the daily challenges caused by fibromyalgia.

Genesis Medical Center Fibro Friends
2535 Maplecrest Rd., Suite 14; Bettendorf, IA 52722
Contact: Alicia Owens
Contact Number: 563-421-3491
Email: owensa@genesishealth.com
Description: Meets the 1st and 3rd Mon of the month from 1:00-2:30pm, provides support and education.

Huntington’s Disease Support Group
Valley View Village (conference room)
2571 Guthrie Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317
Contact: Mark Hillenbrand
Contact Number: 515-259-1261
Description: Meets 3rd Sunday from 1:30-3PM. The group is for people diagnosed with Huntington’s disease, their caretakers and family. A safe place to discuss the challenges, successes and experiences of living with Huntington’s disease.

Life After Fibro- LAF (Laugh)
Office Library Lake Forest
3700 28th St., Sioux City, IA 51105
Contact: Trish Parvu
Contact Number: 712-203-9814
Email: brorobbrit@live.com
Description: Meets Tuesday’s from 5:00-6:00pm, to share and be with others that are dealing with fibromyalgia, including family members trying to gain understanding.

Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
Contact: Thom Jack
Contact Number: 563-663-0202
Contact: Randy Hinderman
Contact Number: 563-557-8974
Description: A support group for those with neuropathy. Contact for further information.

RSD Support Group
St Benedict’s Parish Offices
Contact: Eva
Contact Number: 563-380-6672
Contact: Carol
Contact Number: 563-380-7888
Description: A support group for those with RSD. Please call to register and for further information.

Kansas

Alzheimer’s Association-Heart of America Chapter
3846 W. 75th Street, Prairie Village, KS 66208
Contact: Debra Brook, Executive Director
Contact Number(s): 913-831-3888 or 800-272-3900 (Toll Free)
Description: Please call for information. Donations accepted and membership available. The group is for families and friends of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society
6950 Squibb Road, Suite 210, Mission, KS 66202
Contact: Beckie Cooper, Executive Director
Contact Number: 913-648-2062

Brain Injury Association of Kansas & Greater KC
670 W. 64th Street, Suite 120, Shawnee Mission, KS 66202
Contact: Robin Abramowitz, Executive Director
Contact Number: 913-754-8883
Email: admin@biaks.org
Description: Please call for information.

Celebrate Recovery
Church of the Resurrection
13720 roe Avenue, Leawood, KS 66224
Contact: Steven Blair
Contact Number: 913-897-0120
Description: Walk in on Thursday evening. Documentation is not required.

Fibromyalgia/Chronic Pain Support Group
Center for Independent Living SWKS
1802 E Spruce St., Garden City, KS 67846
Contact: Faith Lee
Contact Number: 620-276-1900
Email: flee@cilswks.org
Website: www.cilswks.org
Description: Meets Tuesday’s from 5:00-6:00pm, to help promote support and encouragement for those suffering from Fibromyalgia and chronic pain.

Fibromyalgia Coalition International
5201 Johnson Drive, Suite 210, Mission, KS 66205
Contact Number: 913-384-4673
Email: info@fibrocoalition.org

Getting Well
Countryside Christian Church
6101 Nall St., Mission, KS 66202
Contact: Cheryl Heywood
Contact Number: 913-384-4673
Email: twistedwiresister@hotmail.com
Website: www.csidechristian.org
Description: Meets the 1st and 3rd Sat of the month from 10:15-11:45am.

Greater Kansas City PN Support Group
North Kansas City Hospital (The Burlington Rm of The Pavilion)
2800 Clay Edward Dr., North Kansas City, MO 64116
Contact: Shirley Lynn
Contact Number: 913-299-9873
Email: denimladye@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 12:00-3:00pm.

Lyme Association of Greater Kansas City-Support Meetings
Mailing Address: PO Box 25853, Overland Park, KS 66225
Contact Number: 913-438-5963
Email: lymefight@aol.com
Description: Anyone with Lyme’s disease is welcome. Please call for day and time.

Muscular Dystrophy Association
8700 Indian Creek Parkway, Overland Park, KS 66210
Contact: Nancy Inwood, Regional Director
Contact Number: 913-451-3230
Email: 675.office@mda.usa.org
Description: call for further information

Kentucky

Northern Kentucky RSD Chapter

Mailing Address: PO Box 667, Burlington, KY 41005

Contact: Alyce F. Rowland

Contact Number(s): 859-586-6180

(If no answer, call 859-743-8204) or email: lifewrsd@aol.com

FibroFriends of Northern Kentucky
Panera Bread
7150 Houston Rd., Florence, KY 41042
Contact: Mary Ann Deaton
Contact Number: 859-486-7280
Email: fibrofriends@fuse.net/DeatonMAC@fuse.net
Description: Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month from 1-3pm. Feel free to eat/drink during the meeting. I will talk about the aspects of fibromyalgia and then there will be time to discuss/ask questions/give suggestions about fibromyalgia. There are no fees, just voluntary donations for the library fund.

Fibro Hope Support Group
Dinn Chiropractic
284 Main St., Florence, KY 41042
Contact: Leah McCullough
Contact Number: 859-380-9737
Email: leahemccullough@yahoo.com
Support group website: http://www.fibrohopesupport.org
Description: Meets 1st Saturday of the month from 1-3pm. The group includes guest speakers with light refreshments.

South Central KY RSD Support Group
Twin Lakes Regional Hospital lobby
910 Wallace Ave., Leitchfield, KY 42754
Contact: Carolyn Clemons
Contact Number: 270-879-4023
Email: cpc345@windstream.net
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month at 1:00pm CT.

Louisiana

F.A.C.T.S, Inc. (Fibromyalgia, Activists, Cooperative, Team, Support)
St Paul’s Lutheran Church
2021 Tara Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Contact: Della Pressler
Contact Number: 225-752-3162
Email: prpressler@cox.net
Contact: Karen Veillon
Contact Number: 225-698-6348
Email: KVMT2003@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 4th Thurs of the month from 7:00-9:00pm, offers support, education and awareness.

Lake Charles Area Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue
Central Library (2nd Fl Meeting Rm)
301 W Claude St., Lake Charles, LA 70605
Contact: Regena (Jeanie) Nichols
Contact Number: 337-855-4246
Email: butterflyjn@bellsouth.net
Description: Meets the 1st Wed of the month from 1:00-3:00pm, providing support and information to the public.

The Neuropathy Medical Rehabilitation Center
1010 Park Rowe Ave., (6th Fl); Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Contact: Dennis Edmon
Email: dtedmon@aol.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Sat of the month; odd numbered months (Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Nov) from 10:00-11:30am.

Learning to Live with Fibromyalgia
2318 Apache St., New Iberia, LA 70560
Contact: Debra Segura
Contact Number: 337-256-8572
Email: debra27512@yahoo.com
Description: Meets Thursday’s from 4:00-5:30pm, offers a place for people to talk, reduce stress and gain a better understanding of this disease.

The Neuropathy Medical Rehabilitation Center
1010 Park Rowe Ave., (6th Fl)., Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Contact: Dennis Edmon
Email: dtedmon@aol.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Sat of the month; odd numbered months (Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Nov) from 10:00-11:30am.

Maine

Apple Core Fibromyalgia Discussion Group
19 South St., Suite 6, Portland, ME 04102
Contact: Andrea Spencer
Contact Number: 207-252-8060
Email: andrea.c.spencer@gmail.com
Contact: Amie Lavway
Contact Number: 207-318-8983
Email: amielavway@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month at 6:30pm, provides a forum for sharing information about Fibromyalgia.

Augusta Area Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group
Maine General Hospital
E. Chestnut St., Augusta, ME 04330
Contact: Fay Emery
Contact Number: 207-549-5029
Email: femelee@aol.com
Description: Meets Saturday’s (monthly) from 10:00am-12:00pm, offers help and information to anyone who thinks they may have Fibromyalgia or CFIDS.

Chronic Pain Support Group
The Pines-Retirement Community
Pinewood Manor (hospitality room)
10 Manor St., Old Orchard Beach, ME
Contact: Evelyn
Contact Number: 207-937-5020
Contact: Jane
Contact Number: 207-934-4189
Email: supportgroupinfo@gwi.net
Website: www.painsupportgroup.org
Description: Member of the American Chronic Pain Association and sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation Northern and Southern New England Chapter. Providing a safe place where people with chronic pain can support one another, share ideas, obtain information about their condition from professionals and each other and learn coping skills. Two groups are offered one group meets the 1st Thurs of the month from 6:00-7:30pm. A second group meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 11:00am-12:00pm.

Maryland

Arthritis Foundation-Maryland Chapter
9891 Broken Land Parkway Suite 101, Columbia, MD 21046
Contact Number: 1800-365-3811
Description: Please call for full list of events and programs.

Arthritis Support Group
Conrat E Anderson, MD Auditorium, Rm B, Washington West
2500 Mowry Ave.
Contact Phone: 510-797-1111×14478
Description: Meets the 4th Wed of the month (except Jan, Feb and Mar) from 3:15-4:15pm, to support people who suffer from arthritis. Family and friends are welcome.

Central Maryland Fibromyalgia Support Group
Severna Park Community Center (Rm L53)
623 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park, MD
Contact: Teresa Rimel
Contact Number: 410-255-5044
Email: MDFibroSupport@aol.com
Description: Affiliated with Fibromyalgia Coalition. Support groups provide an informal forum for members and anyone needing information, education and support. Meets Monday’s, bi-monthly at 7:00pm.

Chronic Pain Anonymous
St. Paul Lutheran Church (Spangler Hall)
1609 Kurtz Street, Lutherville, MD 21224
Contact: Dale
Email: dale@chronicpainanonymous.org
Description: Meets on Thursdays from 1:30-2:30PM.

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Support Group
Christ Lutheran Church
8001 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814
Contact: Katherine Coram
Contact Number: 301-650-4167
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 7:00-9:00pm.

Fibromyalgia Support Group
Christus Victor Lutheran Church
9833 Hartford Road, Carney, MD 21234
Contact: Pamela Klank
Contact Number: 410-282-0484
Email: pamklank@yahoo.com
Description: Meets on the last Wednesday of the month from 6:45-8:30PM.

Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group of Leisure World and its Environs
Leisure World, Baltimore Room, Bldg. 1
3791 Ross Moor Boulevard, Silver Spring, MD 20906
Contact: Albert Fine
Contact Number: 240-699-7908
Email: fine15100@comcast.net
Description: Please contact for day and time

RSDA Support Group of Southern Maryland Hospital
Contact: Tony Powell
Contact Number: 301-645-0786
Email: tracy_powell@comcast.net
Description: Please call for more information.

Pain Connection
Chronic Pain Outreach Center, Inc.
12320 Parklawn Dr., Rockville, MD 20852
Contact: Gwenn Herman, LCSW-C, DCSW (Executive Director)
Contact Number: 301-231-0008
Email: info@painconnection.org
Website: www.painconnection.org
Description: A nonprofit human service agency aiming to improve the quality of life of those suffering from chronic pain. Focusing on decreasing their sense of alienation and isolation; increasing control of their condition and treatment and maintaining their independence. Offers monthly support groups, speaker series on treatment, chronic pain training for mental health professionals, supervision for mental health professionals, information and referrals, community outreach and education, peer support, group therapy through pain management clinics, and a newsletter.

DMV Pain Connection Support Group
12320 Parklawn Dr., Rockville, MD 20852
Contact: Gwenn Herman, LCSW-C, DCSW
Contact Number: 301-231-0008
Description: Typically meets the 2nd Mon of the month (please check the website) from 1:00-2:30pm.

Pain Connection-Pain Warriors Hagerstown Group
Emmanuel United Methodist Church
802 Summit Ave., Haggerstown, MD 21740
Contact: Stephanie Snyder, LGPC
Contact Number: 301-992-3070
Email: stephanie@painconnection.org
Description: Group meets Wednesday’s from 6:30-7:30pm. All military, Vets and family welcome. Provides support, education and resources. Bring your pillows, ice or hot packs, to make yourself comfortable.

*Live Conference Calls
Contact: Gwenn Herman, LCSW-C, DCSW (Executive Director)
Dial-In-Number: 610-214-0000
Access Code: 171649#
Description: Each call will have a topic dealing with different ways of coping with chronic pain and developing new skills. It is ok just to listen, if you wish to share you may join in. Registration is required for each call. Calls aren’t taped. Participation is free, standard long distance charges apply. Afternoon Call is the 1st Thurs of the month from 1:30-2:30pm. Evening Call is the 3rd Thurs of the month from 7:00-8:00pm EST.

The Neuropathy Association-Bethesda Support Group
Contact: Steve Klitzman
Contact Number(s): 301-263-0616 (Home) or 202-418-1763 (Work)
Email: sklitzman@aol.com
Description: Contact for further information.

Massachusetts

American Chronic Pain Association-Arlington, MA Chapter
700 Mass Ave., Arlington, MA 02476
Contact: Cindy Steinberg
Contact Number: 781-652-0146
Email: Leader@arlingtonacpa.org
Description: Meets Second Friday of every month from 11-12:30 p.m.

Cape Cod/South of Boston Fibromyalgia Support Group
Rabilitation Hospital of the Cape and Islands
311 Service Rd., East Sandwich, MA 02537
Contact: Ellen Gillis
Contact Number: 617-875-2963
Email: ellengillis@verizonn.net
Email: corgicorner8@msn.com
Description: Meets the 4th Thurs of the month (unless a holiday) from 5:00-6:30pm, offers support, sharing, information, sharing new medical knowledge. Please contact prior to attending first meeting.

Debilitating Conditions Group
Community Visiting Nurse Association
10 Emory Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact Number: 774-203-3290
Email: scarterbrown@comcast.net
Description: Contact for further information.

Eastern MA Fibro and Chronic Pain Support Group
1111 Elm St., Suite 21
Email: fibro911@gmail.com
Website: www.westernmasswellness.com or RestoringQualityOfLife.blogspot.com
Description: Contact for further information.

National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association
Contact: Holly Allen
Contact Number: 978-922-2270
Email: hollydays1960@hotmail.com
Description: Meets at 12 p.m. on Apple Road. Contact for further information.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-Morton Hospital
Morton Hospital
88 Washington St., Taunten, MA
Contact: Martha Redford
Contact Number: 508-821-9496
Email: redmarty@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 1st Wed of the month from 1:00-2:30pm, helps others learn more about Fibromyalgia, and how to cope with the frustration the illness can create.

LGH FM Support Group
Lowell General Hospital
695 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854
Contact: Carolyn Mooney
Contact Number: 978-452-5143
Email: cmmooney@ymail.com
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month from 6:30-8:30pm, provides education, support and comfort to FM sufferers.

Living Well with Fibromyalgia Support Group
64 Middlesex Ave., Reading, MA 01867
Contact: Betsy Timmerman
Contact Number: 781-944-8119
Email: btzee6@aol.com
Website: www.fibromyalgia.meetup.com/301
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 7:00-8:30pm, shares information, self-help techniques, traditional and integrative therapies.

Massachusetts CFIDS/ME and FM Association
Mailing Address: PO Box 690305, Quincy, MA 02269
Contact Number: 617-471-5559 (Info Line)
Website: www.masscfids.org
Description: A non-profit meeting the needs of patients with CFIDS, ME and FM, their families and loved ones. Working to educate health-care providers and the general public

North Shore Medical Center Fibromyalgia Support Group
Salem Hospital
81 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970
Contact: Lisa King, Wellness Coordinator
Contact Number: 866-676-2239
Contact: Dot McKeen
Contact Number: 978-741-1215×7698 (Pastoral Care Dept.)
Email: dmckeen@partners.org
Website: www.nsmc.partners.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 6:00-7:00pm, share information on coping skills, self-help techniques, traditional and integrative therapies, guest speakers.

The Wheaton Monday Speaker Series
Holiday Park Senior Center
3950 Ferrara Dr., Wheaton, MA 20906
Contact Number: 301-231-0008
Contact Number: 240-777-4999 (for directions only)
Email: info@painconnection.org
Website: www.painconnection.org
Description: Sponsored by Pain Connection. Guest speakers discuss a variety of chronic pain related topics. Meets on selected Monday’s from 1:15-2:45pm. Please check the website or email/call for further schedule information.

Michigan

American Chronic Pain Association Support Group
Crittenton Hospital
1101 W. University Drive, Rochester, MI 4830
Contact: Drew
Contact Number: 248-321-4164
Description: Meets 1st and 3rd Friday of the month from 7-8:30PM, offers hope and help by educating those with chronic pain in ways to control their pain

Brighton CFS/Fibromyalgia Support Group
7575 Grand River Road, Brighton, MI 48116
Contact: Peg Bower
Contact Number: 248-346-3164
Email: Brightoncfsfms@yahoo.com
Description: Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6:30-8:30PM, provides support through education and positive sharing. Visit our website: http://www.geocities.com/brightoncfsfms

Fibro Support and Education Group
Macomb-Oakland Hospital
1200 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48093
Contact: Sharon Waldrop
Contact Number: 248.885.4673
Email: Sharon.waldrop@mifibromyalgia.org
Description: Meets 2nd Monday of the month from 7-9PM. The group, provides support and education to people affected with fibromyalgia and related illnesses. The group is led by the Director of the Fibromyalgia Association of Michigan. Cost: $15 annual fee, 1st meeting is free.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Tri-Cities
Trinity Lutheran Church
3701 Jefferson St., Midland, MI 48642
Contact: Betty Wallwey
Contact Number: 989-835-5992
Email: WalLeon@aol.com
Contact: Laura Larson-Murphy
Email: laurajeanlarson@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 7:00-8:30pm, offers support, education and advocacy for individuals and families affected with fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia Outreach
Grass Cup Café
4607 60th St., Holland, MI 49423
Contact: Amy Males
Contact Number(s): 616-836-5960 or 616-796-0801
Email: thefibrocoach24@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month from 6:30-8:00pm, helps those with fibromyalgia live a balanced, well informed, vibrant life.

Greater Lansing Neuropathy Support Group
3370 E Jolly Road, Lansing, MI 48911
Contact: Amanda Kay Butcher
Contact Number: 517-882-3534
Email: butcherbcj@gmail.com
Description: Meets 4th Sunday of the month at 3PM.

Metro Fibromyalgia and CFS Support Group
Contact: Ruthann Bruce
Contact Number: 734-981-2519
Email: fibro_cfs_sup_group_gl@yahoo.com
Contact: Lucy Rowley
Contact: 734-462-1768
Website: www.MetroFibroGroup.com
Description: Meets the 2nd and 4th Thurs of the month from 1:00-3:00pm, to learn more about Fibromyalgia. Contact for location information.

Midwest Michigan Peripheral Neuropathy Group
Gilda’s Club
1806 Bridge Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Contact: Dorothy Teesdale
Contact Number: 616-897-9794
Email: bildot@sbcglobal.net
Description: Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month at 4PM.
My Time 2 Heal Support Group
Kaminski Chiropractic Life Center
10575 Morang Drive, Detroit, MI 48224
Contact: Sylvia Johnson
Contact Number: 313-651-6949
Email: mytime2heal@yahoo.com
Description: Meets 3rd Saturday of the month from 4-5:30PM, offers a place where our cries are validated, concern addressed and needs are met.

RSDS Support Group of Grand Rapids
Wege Center (North), Lower Level, Rm 8
300 Lafayette, Grand Rapids, MI
Contact(s): Sherry and Cliff Mulder
Contact Number: 616-364-4014
Contact: Jean Arp
Contact Number: 616-534-9281
Description: Meets the 2nd Mon of the month from 5:00-7:00pm.

SE Michigan Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
15218 Farmington Road, Livonia, MI 48154
Contact: Len McCulloch
Email: Lmcc1204@aol.com
Description: Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month from 7-8PM.

Shoreline CFIDS and Fibro Support Group
Partners-Oak Campus (Classroom 1ABC-Basement)
Muskegon, MI 49442
Contact: Debbie Hobby
Contact Number: 231-799-8228
Email: teddeb74@comcast.net
Contact: Bob Dixon
Contact Number: 231-798-4433
Email: bobdixon2@verizon.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month (Feb-Nov) from 3:30-5:00pm, to exchange information and resources to learn how to manage CFIDS and FMS more effectively.

The Arthritis and Fibromyalgia Support Group
Holland Hospital (Suite 2)
602 Michigan Ave., Holland, MI 49423
Contact: Douglas Schwentor
Email: schwentor@sbcglobal.net or
Contact: Barbara Schwentor
Email: barbas@hoho.org
Description: Sponsored by Holland Hospital. Contact for day and time.

Up North Fibro Connection
Charlevoix Public Library
200 Clinton Street, Charlevoix, MI 49720
Contact: Michelle Travers
Contact Number: 231-237-0580
Email: godsgrace@charter.net
Description: Meets on the last Saturday of the month from 11AM-2PM, to uplift and encourage one another to be able to achieve and live with the “different normal” that has been given to us.

Minnesota

Minnesota Neuropathy Association
Contact: Lois Martin
Contact Number: 952-941-5372
Email: lmemartin@comcast.net
Description: Meets either the last Sat or Thurs of the month (except Nov and Dec). Contact for location and further schedule information.

Courage Center Fibromyalgia Support Group
3915 Golden Valley Rd., Minneapolis, MN 55422
Contact: Wendy Lonn
Contact Number: 763-520-0327
Email: wendy.lonn@courage.org
Contact: Kathleen Dlugosz
Contact Number: 651-645-0809
Email: kathleen.dlugosz@couragecenter.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month (except Dec) from 10:00am-12:00pm, to join others living with Fibromyalgia in finding emotional support, information, a place to share concerns and learn coping strategies to deal with pain, fatigue etc.

Farmington Fibromyalgia Support Group
Farmington Lutheran Church
20600 Akin Rd., Farmington, MN 55024
Contact: June Benson
Contact Number: 651-460-6747
Email: junieb59@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 1st Fri of the month from 2:00-3:00pm, offers help for people suffering with Fibromyalgia. Offering information, knowledge and prayer to help have a better understanding of the illness and to cope/control the pain better.

Fibro and Fit Support
222 S Ashland St., Cambridge, MN 55008
Contact: Nicole La Clare
Contact Number: 763-528-0123
Email: nicole@fibroandfit.com
Website: www.fibroandfit.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Sat of the month from 1:30-3:00pm.

Minnesota Neuropathy Association
Peace Church
1503 2nd Ave NE., Rochester, MN 55906
Contact: Mona Engen
Contact Number: 507-273-3354
Email: sienna3750@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 4th Thurs of the month at 7:00pm.

Minnesota RSD Support Group
Savage Public Library
13090 Alabama Ave. S., Savage, MN
Contact: Bonnie Scherer
Email: rsdsmn@aol.com
Website: www.rsdmn.org
Description: Meets the 4th Sat of the month from 10:15am-12:00pm.

Mississippi

Central Mississippi Fibromyalgia Support Group
Crossgates River Oaks Hospital
Crossgates Blvd., Brandon, MS 39042
Contact: Susan Sumral
Contact Number: 610-373-6119
Email: sumrall@earthlink.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 7:00-8:30pm.

East Jackson County Group
Caswell Springs UMC, 18601 Hwy 63
Contact: Gay Rudolph
Contact Number: 228-588-6842
Email: rud1949@aol.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month (except Dec) from 10:00am-12:00pm, offers support and a chance to learn what has helped others.

Northeast Jackson County Group
1480 Hwy 63, Moss Point, MS 39562
Contact: Gay Rudolph
Contact Number: 228-588-6842
Email: rud1949@aol.com
Description: Meets Thursday’s from 10:00-11:30am.

Positive Fibromites
Biloxi Regional Medical Center (The Nancy Harville Rm)
Biloxi, MS 39530
Contact: Renee Paquin
Contact Number: 228-327-4944
Email: reneep3600@cableone.net
Website: www.positivefibromites.com
Description: Meets Monday’s from 6:30-7:30pm, provides support for people who have or live with people who have FMS/CFS. Spreading awareness in the community and sharing information about dealing with this condition.

Missouri

Aurora Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Support Group
Aurora St John’s Hospital, Aurora, MO
Contact: Coralu Exter
Contact Number: 417-678-3580
Email: coralu@exter.us
Contact: Marilyn Carey
Contact Number: 417-678-2666
Email: purplema@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month from 1:00-2:30pm, for support and information to those with FM/CFS and their support persons.

Caring Hands for Fibromyalgia
118 E School St., 2nd Fl, Bonne Terre, MO 63628
Contact: Leona Fulton
Contact Number: 573-225-2479
Email: leonafltn@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month at 6:00pm, to give information on daily living with Fibromyalgia.

Columbia Support Group
Services for Independent Living
1401 Hathman Pl., Columbia, MO
Contact: Nancy
Contact Number: 573-875-8803
Email: cfsfmgroup@yahoo.com
Contact: Gretchen Volkert
Contact Number: 573-876-6076
Website: http://health-groups.yahoo.com/group/MidMOCFIDSFMS
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 2:00-4:00pm, to support people with invisible illnesses (FM, CFS, MCS, etc).

Fibro and Friends
North Kansas City Hospital Pavilion (Burlington Rm)
2700 Clay Edwards Dr., North Kansas City, MO 64116
Contact: Cheryl Herrington
Contact Number: 816-734-0636
Email: cherrington@kc.rr.com
Contact: Brad Ellis
Contact Number: 816-405-7886
Email: fibrocopkc@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 7:00-9:00pm, to develop friendships with others touched by Fibromyalgia, to learn, share, to provide emotional support and to “normalize” feelings.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-St Louis
St Luke’s Outpatient Center (Conference Rm #1)
121 St Luke’s Center Drive City, St Louis
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Contact: Linda Alexander
Contact Number: 314-843-1929
Email: lindastlmo@yahoo.com
Contact: Bob Watterson
Contact Number: 636-225-7087
Email: bobwatt1122@att.net
Description: Meets the last Thurs of the month from 10:00-11:30am, offers emotional support, encouragement and understanding; sharing experiences, frustrations, disappointments and fears; sharing successes, insights and benefit from others experiences.

Fibromyalgia Evening Support Group-St Louis
Progress West Medical Building
Off Hwy 40/61 and Hwy K, Ofallon, MO
Email: stlifibro@gmail.com
Description: Meets the last Thurs of the month from 6:00-7:30pm.

Greater Kansas City PNS Support Group
North Kansas City Hospital (The Burlington Rm of The Pavilion)
2800 Clay Edwards Dr., W. Kansas City, MO 64116
Contact: Shirley Lynn
Contact Number: 913-299-9873
Email: denimladye@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 12:00-3:00pm.

Kansas City Scleroderma Support Group
1421 West 47th Street, Kansas City, MO 64112
Contact: Rachel O’Brien
Contact Number: 816-419-8771
Email: Rachel@selectphotographics.com
Description: Please call for meeting dates and times.

KC RSD/CRPS Support Group
St. Joseph Medical Center (Community Center-Bldg. D)
I-435 and State Line Rd., Kansas City, MO
Contact: Lisa Coan
Contact Number: 816-326-7111
Email: lisakcoan@yahoo.com
Email: kcchronicpain@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 1st and 3rd Tues of the month from 7:00-9:00pm.

Lake Area Fibromyalgia Support Group
American Legion
Lake Rd. 5-33 (next to Hurricane Deck School); Sunrise Beach, MO 65079
Contact: Cheryl Haberberger
Contact Number: 573-374-9654
Email: lehclh@charter.net
Description: Meets from 10:00am-12:00pm, to educate and to support one another. Contact for further scheduling information.

Marshall Fibromyalgia Support Group
Covenant Presbyterian
710 E. Yerby, Marshall, MO 65340
Contact: Katye Elsea
Contact Number: 660-886-7503
Contact Email: kgelsea@sbcglobal.net
Description: Meets the 2nd Mon of the month from 7:00-9:00pm.

Overcomers
Western Missouri Medical Center
403 Burkarth Rd., Warrensburg, MO 64093
Contact: Gail Haye
Contact Number: 816-695-2288
Email: overcomers@localnet.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 6:30-8:30pm, to encourage each other to not just be a “survivor” living with pain, but an overcomer “prevailing” over pain.

Southwest Missouri Fibromyalgia Support Group
St John’s Hospital (Conference Rm #2)
2727 McClelland Blvd., Joplin, MO 64804
Contact: Sherri Wilson
Contact Number: 417-682-5487
Email: sherri_59@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month (except Jan & August) from 7:00-8:00pm, to discuss problems and tips, as well as occasional speakers. Contact by phone or email prior to attending; reminder cards and emails are sent monthly.

The St. Louis Capital of The Neuropathy Association
Missouri Baptist Hospital (Auditorium 1)
New Ballas Rd., St Louis, MO
Contact: Penny James, President
Contact: Susan Bonnell, Vice-President
Contact: Kathy Hodgson, Secretary
Email: neurop2005@yahoo.com
Description: Meets at 7:00pm, contact for further schedule information; for driving directions contact Missouri Baptist Hospital directly.

Montana

A Lone Person
118 Cedar Park Homes, Anaconda, MT 59711
Contact: Cynthia Keenan
Email: kaisgoth@yahoo.com
Description: Meets Monday’s at 7:00pm, to let others know they aren’t alone in the world of pain.

Fibromyalgia-What?
Loaves and Fishes of Livingston
301 E Clark St., Livingston, MT 59047
Contact: Kristen Hardesty
Contact Number: 406-223-8907
Email: crseyednmt@aol.com
Description: Meets Friday’s from 10:00am-12:00pm, for advocacy, awareness, support and monthly guest speakers.

Flathead Valley Fibromyalgia Support Group
The Summit
250 Sunnyville La., Kalispell, MT 59912
Contact: Jerry Edmondson
Contact Number: 406-253-7228
Email: jed@digisys.net
Description: Meets from 7:00-8:30pm, to help others with chronic pain and illness. Fibromyalgia is the main objective and focus of the group. Contact regarding further scheduling information.

From Hope to Healing
(Private Residence)
2327 Wilder Ave., Helena, MT 59604
Contact: Wanda Hendon
Contact Number: 406-465-2773
Email: wfhendon@live.com
Description: Meets Friday’s at 3:00-5:00pm and at 6:00-8:00pm, offers a safe place to learn, share and help one another. Open to everyone with Fibromyalgia, family, friends and those who need help finding understanding.

Lupus, Fibromyalgia and Auto-Immune Diseases
The Summit Conference (Rm #3)
205 Sunnyview La., Kalispell, MT 59901
Contact: Angela
Contact Number: 406-837-1055
Email: eager161@geteager.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Fri of the month from 7:00-9:00pm, offers a safe place to learn, share and help. Open to people with Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Auto-immune diseases as well as, family and friends.

Nebraska

Arthritis/Fibromyalgia Support Group Omaha NE
Nebraska Methodist College
720 North 87th Street, Omaha, NE, 68105
Contact: Catherine Corboy
Contact Number: 402-551-0838
Email: corboyca@cox.net
Description: Meets the last Tuesday of every month from 6-7:30PM. The group’s purpose is to provide information, education and support for people with any type of arthritis or fibromyalgia. The intent is to learn self-management and successful living with these conditions. Family and friends are welcome.

Brain Injury Association of Nebraska Support Group
Immanuel Rehab Conference Center, Centennial Room
6901 North 72nd Street, Omaha, NE 68145
Contact: Anne Hupka
Contact Number: 402-572-2139
Email: anne.hupka@alegent.org
Description: Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6PM. Dinner is provided. For a complete listing of locations within Nebraska, please visit: http://www.braininjury.ne.gov/docs/SupportGroups3-2012.pdf

Dawes County MS Support Group
Prairie Pines Lodge Assisted Living Center
900 West 7th Street, Chadron, NE 69337
Contact: Cecilia
Contact Number: 308-207-5384
Description: Meets 3rd Thursday of the month at 7PM, provides information and emotional support for all MS group members, their families and caregivers.

Fibromyalgia, Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group
Norfolk, NE
Contact: Wanda Bond
Contact Number: 402-270-1826
Email: wanda_bond@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 4th Thurs of the month from 7:00-8:30pm. Contact for further location information.

S.O. Fibromyalgia Support Group
4105 Harrison St., Bellevue, NE 68147
Contact: Gail Connolley
Contact Number: 402-637-5279
Email: sofibrosupport_group@yahoo.com
Description: Meets Monday’s from 6:00-8:00pm for support and information. There is a $5 fee.

Stroke Support Group
Crete Manor Tigers Den
830 East First Street, Crete, NE 68333
Contact: Cheryl Slama, Dietary Director
Contact Number: 402-826-4325
Description: Meets 3rd Thursday of the month at 2PM. Learn how to recover and cope following a stroke, along diet and exercise tips.

Nevada

Chronic Pain Anonymous 12-Step Meeting
BHS Carson Tahoe Regional Health Care Building B
W Williams St at N Minnesota Road, Carson City, NV 89702
Contact: Chuck
Email: aaforeme@gmail.com
Description: Meets on Saturdays at noon. The group is a 12-Step fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and to help others recover from chronic pain and chronic illness. The only requirement for membership in CPA is a desire to recover from the emotional, physical, and spiritual debilitation of chronic pain and chronic illness and a willingness to help others to do the same.

Fibromyalgia/Chronic Pain Group
Family Institute of Nevada
3663 E Sunset Rd. #102, Las Vegas, NV 89120
Contact: Theresa Scott
Contact Number: 702-800-7364
Description: Please call for meeting times. Cost is $20 and deals with chronic pain and illnesses. All are welcome.

Fibromyalgia Friends Support Group of Southern Nevada
100 North Green Valley Parkway (Room 330)
Henderson, NV 89074
Contact: Kathy Castanon
Contact Number: 702.553.1666
Email: fmpowered@live.com
Description: Meets 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:30-8:30 PM. Membership cost/donation is is optional ($20).

Northern Nevada FM/CFS Network
Group mailing address: PO Box 12295, Reno, NV
89510
Contact: Leslie Harmon
Contact Number: 775.287.6784
Email: info@nnfcn.org
Description: Visit our website for further information concerning meeting location and time: http://www.nnfcn.org. The purpose of the group is to provide free information and networking opportunities to people with FM, CFS, ME, and related diagnoses, to help them cope with the challenges of living with these very real physical illnesses.

New Hampshire

Arthritis Support Group
Salem Senior Center
1 Sally Sweet Way, Salem, NH 03079
Contact Number: 603-890-2190 (senior center)
Description: Meets 1st Thursday of the month

Elliot Hospital Chronic Pain Support Group
Elliot Hospital Wound Center (conference room)
185 Queen City Avenue, Manchester, NH 03101
Contact: Bess Mosley
Contact Number: 603-663-2767 (call to register)
Description: Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 5-6PM.

RSDA Group-Manchester
Our Lady of the Cedars Church (Church Hall)
140 Mitchell Street, Manchester, NH 03103
Contact: Cora Ouellette
Contact Number: 603-703-7152
Contact Email: coraouellette@comcast.net
Description: Meets on Sundays at 4:30PM.

Seacoast FMS/CFIDS/Chronic Pain Support Group

*Rochester Group
Frisbie Memorial Hospital
Whitehall Rd; Rochester, NH 03866
Contact: Lisa Ball
Contact Number: 603-332-0412
Email: lisabl@metrocast.net
Contact: Nancy Fowler
Contact Number: 207-339-9652
Email: nanrick@juno.com

*Manchester Group
Manchester VA Hospital
452 Old Street Rd., Peterborough, NH 03458
Contact: Harriet Cutler
Contact Number: 603-669-4353
Description: Offers groups in two location; the Rochester Group meets the 2nd Sun of the month from 6:00-8:00pm. The Manchester Group meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 7:00-8:00pm. The groups help and give hope to those with chronic pain and give them information so they can advocate for their own treatment. Also gives knowledge and support to spouses and caregivers.

New Jersey

American Chronic Pain Association (ACAP) Support Group
Somerset Medical Center, The Hamilton Conference Rm
110 Rehill Ave., Somerville, NJ 08876
Contact Number: 908-6885-2814
Description: Meets the 4th Wed of the month from 5:30-7pm in. The goal of Somerset County Chapter of the American Chronic Pain Association is to help improve the quality of life and reduce the sense of suffering by teaching coping skills that will help members manage their pain better. The group is open to anyone affected by chronic pain or knows someone suffering from chronic pain.

Arthritis Support Group
Care One at Wayne
492 Oak Ridge Rd., Wayne, NJ 07470
Contact Number: 973-831-5167 or 973-831-5175
Email: dlucatorto@chiltonhealth.org
Description: Meets the 4th Tuesday of the month from 10:30-11:30am

Chronic Pain Anonymous-A lot to Live for Group
Wesley United Methodist Church
35 Miller St.., Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Contact: Tom
Email: tomassulick@yahoo.com
Description: Meets Wednesday’s from 12:00-1:00pm.

Chronic Pain Support Group-
Voorhees Senior Living Center, 3rd FL. Library
501 Laurel Oak Rd., Voorhees, NJ 08043
Description: Sponsored by Kennedy Healthcare System. Meets 2nd Friday of the month and every last Tuesday of the
month from 10:30-11:30am. This free, open to the public group teaches relaxation techniques and coping methods.

Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue/Chronic Pain Support Group
Central State Health and Awareness Building
901 W. Main St., Freehold, NJ 07728
Contact: Tania Munk
Contact Number: 732-462-6656
Email: taniamunk@hotmail.com
Description: Meets 1st Thursday of each month from 11am-12pm., to support those who suffer with fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue/chronic pain. It is free and we welcome all to come and bring friends and family.

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Support Group of South Jersey
Berlin, NJ
Contact: Heather Cross
Contact Number: 609-977-6997
Email: goldfish.hc@hotmail.com
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/groups/fms-cfs-south-jersey
Description: Creating a safe haven for members of South Jersey to meet virtually and in person. Contact for meeting location and schedule.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-Hamilton
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Auditorium behind library
Contact Number: 609-584-6450
Description: Meets the 2nd Sun of the month from 2:00-4:00pm.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-New Brunswick
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Board Rm
Little Albany St., New Brunswick, NJ
Contact Number(s): 732-937-8820 or 732-463-5972
Description: Meets the 2nd Sun of the month from 12:30-2:30pm.

Fibromyalgia Support Group -Sponsored by The Valley Hospital
Dorthy Kraft Center, 1st Fl Conference Rm
15 Essex Rd., Paramus, NJ
Email: paramusfibrogroup@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month (except July and August) from 7:00-8:30pm.

Fibromyalgia Support Group
Morris County Library (Conference Rm)
30 E Hanover Ave., Whippany, NJ
Contact: Patty Strunck
Contact Number: 973-335-7357
Email: pstrunck@optonline.net
Contact: Peg Walk
Contact Number: 973-765-0577
Email: pegwalk@aol.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month from 2:00-3:30pm.

Jersey Shore Neuropathy Support Group
Seabrook Village of Tinton Falls, Main Entrance, 2nd Fl
3000 Essex Rd., Tinton Falls, NJ
Contact: Mary Luby
Contact Number: 732-500-4909
Email: m.luby@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month from 1:00-3:00pm

MAGNUM: Migraine Awareness Group A National Understanding for Migraineurs
Mailing Address: American Council for Headache Education
19 Manta Rd; Mount Royal, NJ 08061
Contact Number(s): 856-423-0258
Email: achehq@talley.com
Website: www.achenet.org
Website: www.migraines.org
Description: Offers list of ACHE: American Council for Headache Education Support Groups throughout the country.

Northern New Jersey Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
Englewood Hospital (Conference Rm A)
350 Engle St; Englewood, NJ 07631
Contact: Thomas McCullum
Contact Number: 201-692-9313
Email: mccullum@optonline.net
Contact: Mary Robertson
Contact Number: 973-226-1535
Email: ithacamom@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 7:30-9:00pm. No meeting in Dec, Jan, Feb, June, Jul & Aug.

RSD and You of Northern NJ
St Joseph’s Hospital; Paterson, NJ
Contact: Jaclyn Drake
Contact Number: 201-704-0963
Meeting Number: 973-694-7084
Description: Meets the 4th Tues of the month. Contact for times

Spinal Research Foundation
Website: www.spinerf.org
Description: Offering virtual support and connect to forums. You are not alone regardless of how spinal disease has
touched your life. Reaching out connecting to others can help you and others in ways that may surprise you. Let the Spinal Research Foundation help you make those meaningful connections.

Union County Fibromyalgia Support Connection
Doctor’s Care Pain Management
901 N. Wood Ave., Linden, NJ 07036
Contact: Lillian Aragones
Contact Number: 732-499-9028
Email: lendaed@aol.com
Description: Meets 3rd Saturday of each month (no meetings in November or December) from 10:30-11:30am, to share information about FMS and related illnesses and to provide support for FMS sufferers, their families and their caregivers. It is geared towards providing a better understanding of MS, its symptoms and daily pain management. Annual membership is $15.

Union County Neuropathy Support Group
Overlook Hospital, Dr. John Halperin’s Conference Rm
99 Beauvoir Ave; Summit, NJ 07901
Contact: Fontaine Gatti
Email(s): fontainegatti@msn.com or fontaine@travelingsummit.com
Description: 1st Tues of the month (except July and August). Contact for times.

West Essex Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
Roseland United Methodist Church
144 Eagle Rock Ave; Roseland, NJ
Contact: Mary Robertson
Contact Number: 973-226-1535
Email: ithacamom@gmail.com
Contact: Thomas McCullum
Contact Number: 201-692-9313
Email: mccullum@optonline.net
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of April, May, June, Oct, Nov and Dec from 7:30-9:00pm.

New Mexico

Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Support Group of Santa Fe
2323 Casa Rufina Rd., (Clubhouse) Santa Fe, NM 87507
Contact: Machelle Dawn
Contact Number: 505-992-3430
Email: cvmachelle@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month from 2:00-4:00pm, provides emotional support, encouragement and understanding, sharing experiences, frustrations, fears, successes and insights.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Grant County
508 W Broadway St., Silver City, NM 88061
Contact: Tom Hickey, MD
Contact Number: 575-388-4000
Email: thickeymd@yahoo.com
Contact: Ronnie Hicklin
Email: hicklin1967@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month from 12:00-1:30pm, provides mutual support and sharing.

RSDSA Support Group-Santa Fe
59 Sunlit Dr., Santa Fe, NM 87505
Contact: Nancy Boal
Contact Number: 505-983-3036
Description: Please call for meeting times and dates.

New York

American Council for Headache Education (ACHE) Support Group
Syracuse, NY
Mailing Address: 19 Mantua Rd., Mount Royal, NJ 08061
Contact: Susan Grenyo
Contact Number(s): 315-455-8313, 856-423-0258 (Main Number) or 1-800-255-ACHE
Contact: Steve Labove (On-line Support)
Email: SLabove@comcast.net
Email: achehq@talley.com
Website: www.achenet.org

Chronic Pain Support Group
Bridgewater Nursing Home
Front St., Binghampton, NY
Contact: Corky Mott
Contact Number: 607-655-2167
Email: dancork@echoes.net
Description: Meets the 2nd and 4th Tues of the month from 10:00am-12:00pm.

CFIDS/FMS Support Group of Rockland County
Mailing Address: PO Box 1085; Pearl River, NY 10965-0604
Email: rockland@nysn.org
Website: http://nysn.org/rockland
Description: Support for people with CFIDS, FM, Chronic Epstein Barr etc. Exchanging information with other group members about their symptoms, new research and treatments, and their lives.

Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myofascial Pain Support Group
Catskill Regional Medical Center (Adult Day Care)
68 Harris-Bushville Rd., Harris, NY
Contact: Cheryl White
Contact Number: 845-794-4288×14
Location Number: 845-794-3300
Contact: Jodi Goodman (Community Support Groups)
Contact Number: 845-794-3300×2185
Email: goodmaj@crmcny.org
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month at 6:00pm.

Fibromyalgia Self-Management Network
Livingston County Government Building
Contact: (Lauri) L. Elizabeth Ulrop
Contact Number: 585-226-3953
Email: k9bigdog@rochester.rr.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month at 6:00pm, to bring together and educate members of the community who suffer with Fibromyalgia and teach ways of managing the daily struggle of having Fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia Support Group
St Peter’s Hospital, 1st Fl, Mercy Rm #4
315 Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208
Contact: Agnes Welch
Contact Number: 518-482-5533
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month (except June and July) from 7:30-9:00pm, provides support and education to family and friends about fibromyalgia

NY Fibromyalgia Support Group
Luna Park Community Library (1st Fl)
2900 W 8th St., Brooklyn, NY 11224
Contact: Kris
Contact Number: 917-968-4475
Email: nyfsg@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 7:00-9:00pm.

Pain Management Support Group
Winthrop Wellness Pavilion (Suite ML-5)
1300 Franklin Ave., Garden City, NY 11530
Contact Number: 1866-WINTHROP
Description: A free, ongoing support group, Meets Thursday’s from 10:00-10:45am, offers support for individuals with chronic and intermittent pain. Contact for reservations and information.

RSD/CRPS Support Group of Buffalo and WNY
St Paul’s Lutheran Church
4007 Main St., Eggertsville, NY
Contact: Lynda
Contact Number: 716-896-0771
Description: Meets the 4th Mon of the month at 7:00pm.

North Carolina

American Council for Headache Education (ACHE) Support Group
Harnett County/Moore County, NC
Mailing Address: 19 Mantua Rd; Mount Royal, NJ 08061
Contact: Linda Dorman
Contact Number(s): 910-897-3052, 856-423-0258 or 800-255-ACHE
Email: achehq@talley.com
Website: www.achenet.org
Description: Headache and Migraine support. Contact for further information.

Arthritis Services
Contact Number: 704-331-4878
Website: www.arthritisservices.org
Description: Providing help and hope to those in the community who suffer from arthritis and other related conditions.
We understand that there is more to arthritis care than what is received at the doctor’s office. We want to fill that gap. Support Groups, Functional Fitness Classes, Individual or Group Workshops, (HOPE)-Homebound Opportunities for Public health arthritis Education and (CAP)-The Community Arthritis Project

Arthritis Support Group of Asheville
Thoms Rehabilitation Hospital; Rock Building, Board Rm
Contact Number: 828-654-0982
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month at 1:00pm.

Charlotte Area ME/CFS/FMS Support Group

Sharon Presbyterian Church
5201 Sharon Rd; Charlotte, NC 28210
Contact: Nancy Henson
Contact Number: 704-563-0657
Email: nmhenson@aol.com
Website: www.CharlotteCFS.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 7:00-9:00pm, provides support and information for and by people with Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS. Also offers broadcasts an email newsletter.

Chronic Conditions and Pain Management Group
Fayetteville, NC
Contact: Dorthy Woodfork
Contact Number: 910-920-8556
Email: dwoodfork@msn.com
Description: Meets Saturday’s from 2:00-4:00pm, teaches self-help tips, and increasing awareness of your condition. Contact for further information.

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Support Group
Arthritis Services Char-Meck
500 E Morehead St., Suite 320; Charlotte, NC
Contact Number: 704-331-4878
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month at 1:00pm, offers support for people who suffer from fibromyalgia or other forms of chronic pain. Contact to register.

Fibromyalgia and Related Disorders; Chronic Pain and Chronic Fatigue Support Group
Unitarian Universalists Church
Corner of Varsity/Broad Streets, Brevard, NC
Contact: Linda Lander
Contact Number: 828-884-4844
Email: holnurse@citcom.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 6:30-7:30pm, to advance the understanding of this chronic pain disorder and helping people affected by FM to develop skills to regain control of their life, reduce isolation and restore hope.

Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Self-Help Group
Quest4Life (Rm A)
1031 Morganton Blvd. SW; Lenoir, NC 28645
Contact: Lindy Wilcox
Contact Number: 828-754-2064
Email: mmrwilcox@earthlink.net
Contact: Nancy Clay
Contact Number: 828-758-2156
Website: http://fibroselfhelp.homestead.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month from 7:00-8:30pm, provides the community with support and information, which will assist people suffering with the symptoms of Fibromyalgia have a productive life. Helping the community better understand how Fibromyalgia affects the lives of patients and and families.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-Archdale
Trinity Methodist Church
Archdale, NC
Contact: Sarah Turner
Contact Number: 910-434-1139
Description: The 4th Tues of the month. Contact for further information.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-Charlotte
Pineville Church, Family Life Center, Rm 430, Charlotte, NC
Contact: Ranae Savage
Contact Number: 704-341-0959
Description: A faith-based support group. Meets Tuesday’s from 7:00-8:30pm.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-Winston Salem
Winston Salem Health Care, Corporate Education
Old Piece Goods Bldg. 280, Carolina Classroom (Lower level)
Charlois Blvd; Winston Salem, NC
Contact Number(s): 336-765-7323 or 336-784-7338
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month at 6:30pm.

Fibromyalgia Support Group-Winston Salem
Forsyth Medical Center, Women’s Services Community Rm 1
Silas Creek Pkwy and Hawthorne Rd., Winston Salem, NC
Email: info@cfsfms.freeservers.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Fri of the month at 12:30pm.

Fibromyalgia Support Group
Rex Hospital-Cancer Center
4420 Lake Boone Trail., Raleigh, NC 27612
Contact: Cathy McCarthy
Contact Number: 919-489-5316
Email: csuspect@mindspring.com
Contact: Sue Leonard
Contact Number(s): 919-266-2931 or 919-266-4296
Contact: Kristine Lanning
Contact Email: kristine.lanning@gmail.com
Website: http://fibromyalgia.meetup.com/277
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues and 1st Mon of the month (No July or Dec meetings) from 6:30-8:30pm, to share stories, treatments that work, referrals, and victories.

FibroMyWay
Sumela Restaurant
805 N Main St., High Point, NC 27262
Contact: Kimberly Cakal
Email: FibroMyWay@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month at 6:30, to empower Fibromyalgia sufferers, giving them a place to learn about ways to deal with fibromyalgia and new ways to effectively take back control of their lives. Please email prior to attending.

Friends with Fibromyalgia 336
Senior Adult Association, Asheboro, NC
Contact: Cheryl Smith
Contact Number: 336-626-7548
Email: camsmith59@yahoo.com
Website: friendswithfibro336@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 4th Thurs of the month at 2:00pm.

Hickory Fibromyalgia Support Group
102 First Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28603-0102
Contact: Sara Stevenson, PhD
Contact Number: 828-324-1690
Email: coachsara@coachcodeblue.com
Contact: Carolyn Thompson
Contact Number: 828-324-7719
Email: cwthompson1@embarq.com
Description: Offers two meetings, a morning meeting, meets Thursday’s from 10:30am-12:00pm and an afternoon meeting, meets Monday’s from 4:30-6:00pm, to educate, encourage and empower.

High Country Chronic Illness/Pain Support Group
Boone, NC
Contact: Lucyna Maria Sonek, MPsych, LPC
Contact Number: 828-527-0143
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month at 4:30pm, offers support for people/families with chronic pain or disabling illness. Includes headaches, back pain, arthritis, FMS, CFS, TMJ pain, sciatica, neuropathy, RA, osteoporosis, lupus, etc.

Hopekeepers Support Group
Pineville Church of the Nazarene
8614 Pineville-Matthews Rd., Charlotte, NC 28226
Contact: Renae Savage
Contact Number: 704-341-0959
Email: hopekeepers@carolina.rr.com
Contact: Pastor Chuck Ellis
Contact Number: 704-542-3618
Email: office@pnaz.org
Description: A weekly support group,meets Tuesday’s from 7:00-8:30pm, offers support, faith based hope, referrals, education and guest speakers once a month.

Neuropathy Support Group-Raleigh
Raleigh Elks Lodge #735
5538 Leadmine Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609
Contact: The Neuropathy Association
Contact Number: 919-872-2360
Website: www.neuropathy.org
Description: Contact for scheduling information.

Piedmont Triad Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
Contact: CJ Holliday
Contact Number(s): 336-455-1075 (Day), 336-855-7499 (Eve)
Email: contactingcj@gmail.com
Description: Contact for scheduling and location information.

OBX Chronic Pain Support Group
KDH Library (Meeting Rm)
400 Mustian St., Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Contact: Holly West
Email: hwest412@earthlink.net
Contact: Cherie Vance
Contact Number: 252-771-5869
Email: chepat@earthlink.net
Description: A support group for people in chronic pain from FMS, MS, arthritis, osteoarthritis back pain etc. A time of sharing, having fun, swapping literature and raising awareness. Contact for scheduling information.

Randolph Fibromyalgia Support Group
133 W. Wainman Ave., Asheboro, NC 27203
Contact: Robin Emerson
Contact Number: 736-3496
Email: RandolphFMS@yahoo.com
Website: http://RandolphFibromyalgia.webs.com
Description: Meets the 4th Mon of the month at 2:00pm, to comfort, inform, encourage and share information. To raise awareness among family, friends and the community.

RSD-Tarheel Telephone Support
Mailing Address: 100 New Sharon Church Rd
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Contact: Beth Robinson
Contact Number: 919-643-0383
Email: tarheelgal1@embarqmail.com

Winston-Salem CFS/FMS/Lyme Disease Support Group
Forsyth Medical Center-Women’s Services (Community Rm 1)
Silas Creek Pkwy and Hawthorne Rd, Winston-Salem
Email(s): info@cfsfms.freeservers.com or pam@cfsfms.freeservers.com
Website: www.cfsfms.freeservers.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Fri of the month at 12:30 pm, offers support and sharing information, through monthly support group, and sharing informative resources (links, websites and books).

North Dakota

Fibromyalgia Support Group-Fargo
Meritcare Hospital (Rm 1A)
1720 South University, Fargo, ND 58103
Contact: Amy Ray
Contact Number: 701-799-4200
Email: baird_a@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 7:00-8:30pm, offers education and support for Fibromyalgia sufferers and their families and friends.

American Chronic Pain Association
First United Methodist Church
906 1st Ave., S., Fargo, ND 58103
Contact number: 701-280-2472
Description: Meets the 2nd Saturday and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 7-9pm.

Chronic Pain
Sanford Health South University
1720 S University Dr., Fargo, ND 58103
Contact number: 701-234-6600
Description: Meets the 1st Monday of the month.

Crohn’s and Colitis
Sanford Health South University
1720 S University Dr., Fargo, ND 58103
Contact number: 701-388-4025
Description: Meets the 2nd Monday of the month for those with inflammatory bowel diseases and their friends and families.

FM Pelvic Pain Support Group
Apex Physical Therapy and Wellness
550 13th Ave. W., West Fargo, ND
Contact number: 218-790-0432
Description: Call for meeting dates and times. This group is for those suffering from chronic pain resulting from diagnoses including endometriosis, PCOS, pelvic inflammatory disease, dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia, uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, etc.

Ohio

RSD Painfree
Pleasant Ridge Recreation Center, the Blue Room
5915 Ridge Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45213
Contact: Cindi and Patrick Ellis
Email: RSD180painfree@gmail.com
Description: Meets 3rd Wednesday from 7-8PM. Please show some love and support and let’s make this happen for southwest Ohio.

Ohio RSD/CRPS Support Group
Contact: Susan Diamond
Contact Number: 440-265-1502
Email: sediamonds57@yahoo.com
Description: This is a multi-faceted group doing fundraisers, in-person meetings, providing ways for RSDSA support providers across Ohio to coordinate their own groups online and communicate with members daily.

Sclerderma Foundation’s Support Group-Columbus
Villas at Glenealy Clubhouse
6315 Donegan Way, Dublin OH 43016
Contact: Ann Barnhart
Contact Number: 614-717-6790
Email: Columbus-sg@sfohio.org
Description: Please call for meeting times and dates. Includes feature speakers specializing in scleroderma or related topics.

The Fascial Pain Association Support Group-Cleveland
Telephone Support
Contact: Judy Smith
Contact Number: 440-871-0738
Email: Turkfreed@aol.com

Oklahoma

Davis-South Central OK-Murray County Lupus Support Group
Church of Christ
408 E. Main St., Davis, OK 73030
Contact: Vickey Wiles
Contact Number: 580-247-0980
Email: vickeywiles@gmail.com
Description: Meets 1st Thursday of the month at 6pm

Edmond Lupus Support Group
Edmond Library (meeting room A)
10 S. Boulevard, Edmond, OK 73037
Contact: Jessica Misun
Contact Number: 405-639-9997
Email: jessicamisun@yahoo.com

Integris Fibromyalgia Support Group
401 S Third, Enid, OK 73701
Contact: Linda Johnson
Contact Number: 580-234-2124
Email: ljohnson74@suddenlink.net
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 6:00-8:00pm, helping eachother cope with Fibromyalgia.

Muskogee Lupus Support Group
MCCOYS (Administrative Building)
4009 Eufaula Ave., Muskogee, OK 74403
Contact: Dana Winters
Contact Number: 918-348-5591
Email: danawinters@ymail.com

Oklahoma City-Central Oklahoma Lupus Support Group
LFA Oklahoma Chapter Office
3017 N. Stiles, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(one block WEST of Lincoln at N. 30th Street-enter on EAST side of building)
Contact Number: 405-225-750
Email: oklupus@flash.net

Ponca City-North Central Oklahoma Lupus Support Group
Ponca City Senior Center
319 W. Grand Ave., Ponca City, OK 74601
Contact: Sharon Ridgway
Contact Number: 580-716-5524
Email: sharonridgway8@gmail.com

Tahlequah-Eastern Oklahoma Lupus Support Group
Contact: Jenny Roberts
Contact Number: 918-453-2858
Email: jrspiritwoman@yahoo.com
Description: Telephone and email support also available.
Oregon

Albany Corvallis Fibromyalgia Support Group
250 Boradalvin St., Albany, OR 97321
Contact: Lynn Adams
Contact Number: 544-752-5856
Description: Meets the last Sat of the month from 1:00-3:00pm, to educate individuals on Fibromyalgia, medications, as well as non-traditional methods for healing.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Support Group
Meridian Park Hospital-Community Health Education Center (RM 105)
9300 SW 65th Avenue, Tualatin, OR 97062
Contact Number: 818-981-1616×222
Email: elin.aslanyan@spondylitis.org

Arthritis Support at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center
Lake Oswego Adult Community Center
505 G. Ave., Lake Oswego, OR
Contact: Carolyn Martin
Contact Number: 503-635-3758
Description: Meets the 4th Wed of the month (except June-August & Dec) from 10:00-11:30am.

Beaverton Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Support Group
Elsie Stuhr Senior Center (Game Rm)
5550 SW Hall Blvd., Beaverton, OR 97005
Contact: Lynette Weichel
Contact Number: 503-925-1640
Email: john_lyn@verizon.net
Contact: Connie
Contact Number: 503-524-6994
Email: oconnieo@verizon.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month (except holidays, Aug & Sept) from 6:15-8:30pm, to provide ongoing education and support, contract information, providers and services in the community. In case of inclement weather contact 503-629-6342 to check for cancellations.

Good Grief, I’m Sick
9600 SW Oak St., Suite 280; Tigard, OR 97223
Contact: Tatiana Bowers
Contact Number: 503-523-7735
Email: tatianalwc@aol.com
Description: Meets the 4th Mon of the month from 7:00-8:15pm,to help people with chronic and serious illness cope with their frustration, losses, pain and challenges. Family and support people are welcome.

Lane County CFIDS/FMS Support Group
Eugene Public Library
100 West 10th St; Eugene, OR 97301
Contact: Sara Stewart
Email: lanecountycfsfibro@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 4th Sat of the month from 3:30-5:30pm, provides information, support and advocacy for those with CFIDS or FM.

Gresham Ave Fibromyalgia Chronic Pain Fatigue Meet up
Fairview Community Center
300 Harrison Street., Fairview, OR 97024
Contact: Loretta Inman
Contact Number: 503-667-2766
Email: greshamfibro@gmail.com
Contact: Cindy Conlin
Contact Number: 503-512-7300
Website: http://www.meetup.com/Gresham-Area-Fibromyalgia-Chronic-Pain-Fatigue-Meetup
Description: Meets the 2nd Fri of the month from 6:30-8:30pm, to find ways to live with Fibromyalgia, CFS, MS, chronic pain; sharing ideas, resources and information.

NEWS (Neuropathy Education and Wellness Support)
Salem Hospital, Community Health Education Center, Bldg D
890 Oak St. SE; Salem, OR 97301
Contact: Michael Siebler
Contact Number: 503-857-3508
Email: newsofsalem@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 4th Mon of the month from 6:30-8:00pm.

PainPals
6310 NW Concord Dr., Corvallis, OR 97330
Contact: Nanita Gandhi
Contact Number: 541-760-0894
Email: nanitaagandhi@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.painpals.org
Description: Meets from 5:00-6:30pm, empowers people with Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions to take an active role in their healing journey by providing support, networking, education and resources. Contact for further scheduling information.

Portland Neuropathy Support Group
Willamette View (Retirement Center); #703-E
12605 SE River Rd., Portland, OR 97222
Contact: M. Terry Thompson
Contact Number: 503-652-6826
Email: Lcthomp@earthlink.net
Description: Meets the 2nd Fri of the month at 10:00am.

Psoriatic Arthritis Support Group
Portland Area Psoriasis Network
Contact: Alan Eisenberg
Contact Number: 1-877-546-5558×216
Email: portland@support.psoriasis.org

Salem Arthritis Support Group
Salem Hospital Bldg. D, Family Birthing Center
890 Winter Street SE, Salem, OR 97303
Contact: Vee Jewell
Contact Number: 503-999-5204

Salem Fibromyalgia Support Group
Salem Hospital, Bldg. D, Support Group Rm, 1st Fl
665 Wint St SE, Salem, OR 97301
Contact: Diane Austin
Contact Number: 503-304-8642
Email: austin8642@msn.com
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month from 6:30-8:00pm, offers education, resources and support for those suffering with FM.

The Portland Are Fibromyalgia/CFIDS Meetup Group
The Tigard Library
Contact: Tamara Staples
Contact Number(s): 503-487-7320 or 503-476-9520
Email: tcstaples@me.com
Website: http://www.meetup.com/Portland-Area-Fibromyalgia-CFIDS-Meetup-Group
Description: Both informative and social meetings, promoting empowerment and understanding through sharing knowledge and friendship. Meets Saturday’s (monthly), contact or visit the website for further schedule and location information.

Pennsylvania

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Support Group
John P. Murtha Neuroscience and Pain Institute
1450 Scalp Ave., Johnstown, PA
Contact: Lori Murphy
Contact Number: 814-269-5238
Contact: Vicki Walker
Contact Number: 814-410-3301
Email: csiwalker@atlanticbb.net
Description: Contact for scheduling information.

Doylestown Hospital FMS/CFS Support Group
Doylestown Hospital
595 W State St., Doylestown, PA 18901
Contact: Harriet Rellis, RN-Doylestown Hospital
Contact Number: 215-345-2131 (calls are taken by Anita Fordyce)
Email: harriet.rellis@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dh.org (type in Fibromyalgia)
Description: Meets Tuesday’s from 7:00-8:30pm, a support and education group that helps individuals overcome challenges associated with FMS/CFS.

Erie Neuropathy
2323 Edinboro Rd, Card Rm; Erie, PA
Contact: Louise Schulze
Contact Number: 814-866-9355
Email: louise230@aol.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month (except Jan & Feb) from 3:00-5:00pm.

Evangelical Community Hospital Group
Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, PA
Contact: Jenny Dye
Contact Number: 570-649-5061
Email: jb_dye@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 1st Sun of the month at 3:00pm.

Fibromyalgia Awareness and Education Group
Lancaster General Health Suburban Outpatient Pavilion,3rd Fl Conference Rm,
2100 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17604
Contact(s): Tenmille Morrow, Shelley Derring, Juliann Heisler
Contact Number: 800-342-2121
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month (except June, July & Aug) from 7:00-8:00pm, offers guest speakers who present education on treatment and modalities that will help participants manage the physical and psychological aspects of Fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia Support and Recovery
233 S 6th St., Suite C 39, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Contact: Stephanie Costello, MSW, LCSW
Contact Number: 215-917-0032
Email: stephaniecostello@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.stephaniecostello.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Fri of the month from 11:30am-1:00pm, helps people find support and resources to recover from Fibromyalgia/CFS and to reduce the sense of isolation and loss through sharing. There is a $5 membership fee for this group.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Reading Pennsylvania
The Reading Hospital and Medical Center
6th Ave and Spruce St., West Reading, PA 19611
Contact: Allen Farnsworth
Contact Number: 610-777-5199
Email: allenbear66@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 7:00-9:00pm for emotional and social support, information and sharing.

FMS Group-Wyalusing
Hope Baptist Church, Herrick Township
Wyalusing, PA 18853
Contact: Colleen Taylor
Contact Number: 570-746-3021
Email: cgftaylor@epix.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month from 12:30-2:00pm, provides an atmosphere where members can talk about issues concerning Fibromyalgia; sharing updated materials with other members of the group.

Greensburg Fibromyalgia Support Group
Westmoreland Regional Hospital
Otterman St., Greensburg, PA 15601
Contact: Elaine Bohatch
Contact Number: 724-516-5820
Email: elainebohatch@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 1st Wed of the month from 6:15-7:30pm for support and education.

Greensboro Neuropathy Support Group
Brushcreek Lutheran Church
177 Brushcreek Rd., Irwin, PA
Contact: Lisa Sterrett
Contact Number: 724-834-4108
Email: neurogroup@verizon.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month from 6:00-8:00pm.

Harrisburg Fibromyalgia Support Group
1725 Fulton St., Harrisburg, PA 17102 (Residence)
Contact: Lynn Schaufelberger
Contact Number: 717-695-0385
Email: lynniethepoohs@aol.com
Description: Meets Thursday’s from 7:00-8:00pm, to bring attention and awareness of FMS, so we can help further guide research and education. A support system for patients, family and friends for FMS/CFS patients.

Hope, Faith and Health Chronic Illness Support
St James Lutheran Church
93 Kugler Rd., Limerick, PA 19468
Contact: Cindy Hane
Contact Number: 610-287-6007
Email: cmhane@yahoo.com
Contact: Bobbie Hoffman
Contact Number: 610-287-7231×12
Email: dofd@stjameslimerick.com
Description: A small group for people with chronic illness. Focusing on God’s presence in our lives, discovering how our faith impacts our daily lives and the difference we can make for each other. Meets the 1st and 3rd Wed of the month from 6:30-8:00pm. Please confirm attendance by phone or email.

Indiana Regional Medical Center Group
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana, PA
Contact: Jamie Brown
Contact Number: 724-599-8341
Email: zoiemae@msn.com
Hospital Contact: Mrs. N.J. King
Contact Number: 724-357-8135
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 6:00-7:00pm.

Lancaster PA Neuropathy Support Group
LGH Health Campus-Wellness Center
2100 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601
Contact: Florine Howard
Contact Number: 800-341-2121
Email: kh627@verizon.net
Description: Meets the 4th Mon (Mar & April, Sept & Oct) at 7:00pm.

Lehigh Valley RSD/CRPS Support Group
Sacred Heart Hospital
421 Chew St; Allentown, PA
Contact: Patti O’Donnell
Contact Number: 610-865-3399
Email: lvrsdcrps@gmail.com
Description: Offers two groups, one group meets the 1st Sat of the month (Sept-Dec & March-May) from 1:30-3:30p. The second group meets the 2nd Sat of the month (June-Aug) from 1:30-3:30pm.

Lewisburg Fibromyalgia Support Group
Evangelical Community Hospital, Apple Rm C
One Hospital Dr., Lewisburg, PA 17837
Contact: Cynthia Kemper
Contact Number(s): 570-444-6362 or 570-538-3807
Email: kempercm60@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 4th Tues of the month from 6:30-8:00pm, to educate, train and share information on FMS/CFIDS.

Lycoming County RSD Support Group
Divine Providence Hospital, Private Dining Rm (basement)
Contact: AJ Moyer
Contact Number: 570-673-5548
Email: ajmoyer@sosbbs.com
Description: Offers a monthly meeting; contact for meeting schedule.

Monongahela Valley Support Group
Monongahela Valley Hospital, Lombardi Conference/ Office Building
Contact: Paulette Anderson
Contact Number: 724-929-9492
Email: panderson_15438@yahoo.com
Description: Offers two groups, one meets the 2nd Tues of the month (Nov-March) at 11:00am. Another group meets the 2nd Tues of the month (April-Oct) from 6:00-8:00pm.

Neuropathy Support Group of Central PA
Mount Nittany Medical Center, Conference Rm
1800 E Park Ave., State College, PA 16803
Contact: David Brown
Contact Number: 814-531-1024
Email: ihatepn@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 4th Sun of the month at 2:00pm.

New Scranton, PA Area Support Group for Fibromyalgia
Lupus Foundation
615 Jefferson Ave, Scranton, PA 18510
Contact: Linda Lohrey
Contact Number: 570-885-0141
Contact Email: linda@aol.com
Lupus Foundation Number: 570-558-2008
Email: neinfo@lupuspa.org
Description: An education program, offers brochures, coping materials, as well as connecting and supporting each other. Meets the 3rd Wed of the month from 6:00-7:00pm.

North Central PA Fibro-CFIDS
1108 Elmira St., Williamsport, PA 17701
Contact: Kevin Baer
Contact Number: 570-765-3913
Email: prokevin233@gmail.com
Website: http://www.healthyc.org
Description: Meets the 1st and 3rd Tues of the month from 7:00-8:30pm, to support people with Fibromyalgia and their loved ones.

Northwestern PA RSDS Ass. Support Group
Hamot Heart Institute, Erie, PA
Contact: Tanya Schrader
Contact Number: 814-873-1564
Email: northwesternrsdsa@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month (June-Oct) from 6:00-8:00pm.

Penn-Del Neuropathy Support Group
ACAC Fitness and Wellness Center
1130 McDermott Dr., West Chester, PA 19380
Contact: Kevin Sirman
Contact Number: 302-740-6661
Email: kbs1153@gmail.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/206760202706187/?ap=1
Description: Meets the last Sun of the month from 2:00-4:00pm.

Pennsylvania Harrisburg Chapter
Christ Presbyterian Church
421 Deerfield Rd., Camphill, PA
Contact: Thomas Potter
Contact Number: 717-503-9255
Email: trp22059@hotmail.com
Description: Meets every Tuesday from 1:00-3:00pm.

Pittsburgh Fibromyalgia Support Group
2000 Cliff Mine Rd., Suite 110, Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Contact: Elizabeth Mullis
Contact Number: 803-431-9531
Email: lizmullis@live.com
Description: Meets the 2nd and 4th Tues of the month from 6:30-9:00pm.

RSD Support Group-Scranton
St. Ann’s Basilica Parish, the Shrine Room
1250 St Ann’s St., Scranton, PA
Contact: Suzanne O’Toole
Contact Number: 570-383-0578
Email: scrantonrsdgroup@cs.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month (except Jan & Feb). Contact for further scheduling information.

Schuylkill Rehabilitation Center FM Support Group
Schuylkill Rehab Center
300 Schuylkill Medical Plaza
Contact: Farwa Hussain
Contact Number: 570-621-9500
Email: schrehab@comcast.com
Website: http://www.schuylkillrehab.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month to discuss members’ thoughts, feelings and concerns regarding how FM affects their lives. Contact for further schedule and location information. There is a $20 membership fee.

The Northeast Chapter Fibromyalgia Support Group
Temple Beth Ami
9201 Old Bustleton Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19115
Contact: Linda Osborn
Contact Number: 215-884-1504
Contact: Arlene Porter
Contact Number: 215-393-3493
Email: arlene.nefibro@gmail.com
Description: NE Chapter Family Meeting, meets the 2nd Thurs of the month (except July and August) from 12:00-2:00pm, to bring awareness, education, information and hope to all who suffer.

Tri-County Chronic Pain Support Group
Honey Brook Presbyterian Church
Route 322, Honey Brook, PA 19344
Contact: Craig Collier
Contact Number: 610-286-5728
Description: Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 11:00am-1:00pm.

Rhode Island

RI RSD Foundation
Contact: Robert Hinton
Contact Number: 401-533-2142
Email: therhodeislandrsdfoundation@cox.net
Website: www.rirsdfoundation.webs.com

Ehler’s Danlos RI Support Group
Warwick Public Library
600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI 02889
Contact: Kristalynn1977@hotmail.com
Website: http://eds.timis.org
Description: Meetings are monthly and announced via email and posters

The Rhode Island Fibromyalgia Recovery on Guaifenesin (RI FROG Group)
455 Toll Gate Road, Warwick, RI 02886
Contact: Jill Myers
Email: rifrog@hotmail.com
Description: Meets 3rd Thursday of each month from 6-8:30PM. The support group purpose is to provide education, validation and hope to those diagnosed with FMS/CFIDS who choose, as their primary treatment, the Guaifenesin Protocal presented in the book “What your Doctor May NOT Tell you about Fibromyalgia” by St. Amand/Marek. Donations graciously accepted.

Fibro Coaches “Life Empowerment Fibromyalgia Telecalls”
Contact: Dawn Hogan
Contact Number: 574-216-8450
Email: Dawn@livinglifewithfibro.com
http://www.livinglifewithfibro.com
Description: 1st Tuesday of every month via telephone from 7-8PM CST. The cost is free. The purpose of the group is to provide an objective perspective and ongoing support, while focusing on the present, developing clarity, self-confidence, self-esteem and courage for getting the future you want to live!

The Interstitial Cystitis Association, Painful Bladder Syndrome and Chronic Pelvic Pain Support Group
Panera Bread
5 New London Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920
Contact: Lynne La Bianca
Contact Number: 401-529-1464
Email: gia630@gmail.com
Description: Meets 2nd Sunday of each month from 2-4PM. The ICA advocates for research dedicated to discovery of a cure and better treatments, raises awareness and serves as a central hub for the healthcare providers, researchers and millions of patients who suffer with constant urinary urgency and frequency and extreme bladder pain called IC, or interstitial cystitis.

Fibromyalgia Support Group
Barrington United Methodist Church
230 Washington Rd., Barrington, RI 02806
Contact: Kris Corleone
Contact Number: 401-602-1182
Contact Email: FibromitesUnitedRi@gmail.com
Descripton: Meets 4th Monday each month from 6-8PM. Donations are accepted to help the cost of materials. Please contact for appropriate seating accommodations.

Dysautonomia Divas
Location varies monthly in the state of RI
Contact: Amanda Johnson Aikulola
Contact Number: 401-573-2621
Email: dysautonomiadiva@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month at 2PM, offers support, resources and educational information are shared at each meeting. Information on dysautonomia friendly doctors and treatment facilities in New England is always available. Family members and friends are welcome.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/DysautonomiaDivas/members/

South Carolina

Christian FMS/CFS Support Group of Spartanburg
229 Briarcreek Dr., Spartanburg, SC 29301
Contact: Linda Greer
Contact Number: 864-278-2018
Email: drgreer@charter.net
Contact: Barbara Bennett
Contact Number: 864-948-0668
Description: Meets the 1st Sat of the month from 12:30-2:30pm for prayer, encouragement, sharing current FMS treatment, and research.

Chronic Pain Support Group
Tellico Village Community Church, Christian Life Center
130 Chota Center, Loudon, TN 37774
Contact: James Fella
Contact Number: 865-458-1781
Email: tvjwf933@charter.net
Description: Meets the 1st Wed of the month at 6:00pm.

Fibromyalgia Support Network
Chester County Library, Learning Center (Downstairs)
100 Center St., Chester, SC 29706
Contact: Tabatha Strother
Contact Number: 803-581-8450
Contact: Martha Strong
Contact Number: 803-385-3629
Email: bellco13@chestertel.com
Contact: Bella
Email: andersontab123@chestertel.com
Description: Meets the last mon of the month from 6:30-8:00pm, to help enable individuals suffering from FM, arthritis and similar illnesses, by providing education materials, and networking opportunities.

Lexington/Columbia South Carolina Recovery Group
Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Parlor, lower level, education bldg.
1430 N Lake Dr., Lexington, SC 29072
Contact: Gretchen Parker
Contact Number: 803-238-3714
Email: gretchenparker@earthlink.net
Website: http://www.FibromyalgiaTreatment.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month from 1:30-2:30pm, provides education, validation and hope to those with FMS/CFIDS who chose the Guaifenesin Protocol as their primary treatment.

Piedmont Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group
222 S Herlong Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29732
Contact: Ruth Norman
Email: annnorm1187@aol.com
Contact: Pansy Yates
Contact Number: 803-329-1234
Email: Pansy.yates@tenethealth.com
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month from 6:00-7:00pm for support and education to those who have Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS.

Summerville Family YMCA
Summerville Family YMCA
208 W Doty Ave., Summerville, SC 29483
Contact: Marlene Cuggy
Contact Number: 843-821-8368
Email: mcuggy@sc.rr.com
Contact: Brenda Merrill
Contact Number(s): 843-581-2085 (Home or 843-277-7747 (Cell)
Email: brendamerril2@sc.rr.com
Contact Number: 843-871-9622
Description: Meets the 3rd Mon of the month from 12:30-1:30pm.

South Carolina RSD and Fibromyalgia Support Group
St Francis Hospital, Bernardine Center
Contact: Robert Schwartz, MD
Contact Number: 864-235-1834
Contact: Louise Plaster
Contact Number (s): 864-967-7965 or 864-350-1342 (Cell)
Email: scrsda1@aol.com
Website: www.scrsda.org
Description: Meets the 1st Thurs of the month at 6:00pm.

South Carolina Support Group
Saint Francis Hospital, Bernadine Center-Rm 302
Greenville, SC 29601
Contact: Karen Johnson
Contact Number: 864-335-9128
Email: scfibrosupport@charter.net
Website: http://www.scfibromyalgiasupportgroup.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 6:00-8:00pm, offers support and education to those with FMS, their family and friends. There is a $15 membership fee.

Sumter-RSD Support Group
3785 Blackberry Lane, Lot 7, Sumter, SC 29154
Contact: Donna Parker
Contact Number: 803-468-7627
Description: Meets the 3rd Sat of the month at 1:30pm.

The Columbia Area Support Group
Incarnation Church
3005 Devine St., Columbia, SC 29205
Contact: Mary Helen Spradlin
Contact Number: 803-782-5823
Email: mhspradlin@aol.com
Contact: John Watkins
Contact Number: 803-256-1957
Description: Meets the last Tues of the month (except Nov & Dec) at 5:30pm.

Upstate Fibromyalgia/ME Support Group
Hampton Inn (Near Pelham & 85)
Contact Number: 864-968-0430
Email: rforbes4u@aol.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Sat of the month at 10:00am, offers community and support for those with FM and CFS.

South Dakota

Black Hills CFS/Fibromyalgia Support Group
Rapid City Regional Hospital
353 Fairmont Blvd., Rapid City, SD 57701
Contact: Kathryn Fullington
Contact Number: 605-399-2597
Website: www.bh-cfs-fms.myip.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Sat of the month from 10:00am-12:00pm, to share concerns, feelings, strengths and experiences. The goal is to educate the community and health care providers while bringing hope and support to one another.

Sioux Falls Fibromyalgia / CFS Support Group
6820 W 26th St., 1st Fl, (In conference room of church)
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Contact: Karen Child
Contact Number: 605-323-7376
Email: child777@gmail.com
Contact: Lori VanBallegooyen
Contact Number: 605-361-8084
Email: llvanb@sio.midco.net
Email: fibrosupportsf@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month from 7:00-9:00pm to provide information and support on this illness.

National Parkinson Foundation
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Conference Room 1
525 N. Foster, Mitchell, SD 57301
Contact: Patricia Sudbeck
Contact Number: 605-995-2462
Email: Patricia.Sudbeck@avera.org
Description: Meets on the 3rd Monday of each month, beginning at 7PM.

Tennessee

Bayside Fibromyalgia Support
Bayside Baptist Church, Rm B-5
6100 Hwy 5, Harrison, TN 37341
Contact: Debbie Heiser
Contact Number: 423-344-0164
Email: debh8@bellsouth.net
Contact: Sandra Lovelace
Contact Number: 423-344-7801
Email: sklove@bellsouth.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month from 6:00-8:00pm, provides those living with chronic pain and fatigue information on recent research, disability help, and resources. Enjoying social activities, guest speakers and fellowship.

Chronic Pain and Depression Support
10740 Faith Promise La., Knoxville, TN 37931
Contact: Paul Isenberg
Contact Number: 865-945-3810
Email: anglesabove5@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Thurs of the month from 12:00-1:30pm., teaches people what to expect, how to live, supporting one another and praying for one another.

Fibromyalgia Support Group
372 Ravenwood Dr., Morristown, TN 37814
Contact: Sharon Fritz
Contact Number: 423-839-1687
Contact Email: sharond5@charter.net
Description: Meets Monday’s from 10:00-11:00am for support and education.

Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Support Group of West Tennessee
Highland Park Conference Center
Skyline Dr., Jackson, TN 38303
Contact: Joyce McCallister
Contact Number: 731-267-7914
Email: jkmc12@bellsouth.net
Contact: Holly Essory
Contact Number: 731-686-3284
Email: jkmc12@bellsouth.net
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month from 6:00-7:45pm for support, education and contacts.

Focus on Fibromyalgia
Valley Grove Baptist Church, Family Life Center
9000 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920
Contact: Janet Glass
Contact Number: 865-579-5632
Email: glassknox@aol.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 6:00-7:00pm to empower, encourage, educate and raise awareness.

Friends with Fibromyalgia
Total Rehab, Suite 102,
4948 Clinton Hwy., Knoxville, TN 37912
Contact: Patsy Goleach
Contact Number: 865-548-1086
Email: xrcizeu@aol.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month at 1:00pm. Please RSVP prior to attending.

Meeting at the Well
Bluegrass Library
235 Indian Luke Rd., Hendersonville, TN 37075
Contact: Debbie Martin
Contact Number: 615-210-8642
Email: Meetingatthewell@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 1st and 3rd Thurs of the month at 6:00pm, to lift up fellow sufferers and their families through support. Raising awareness in TN and Summer County.

Nashville FibroFriends
McNamara’s Irish Restaurant
2740 Old Lebanon Rd., Nashville, TN 37214
Contact: Donna Marsh
Contact Number: 615-403-1515
Email: info@fibrofriends.com
Description: Meets the first Saturday of the month at 11:15am
www.fibrofriends.com

RSD and Chronic Pain Support Group
Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church; 260 Wade St, Loudon, TN
Contact: Suzy Holcomb
Contact Number: 865-657-9052
Description: Meets Wednesday’s at 6:00pm.

Texas

Arboretum Neuropathy Support Group
The Village
9306 Great Trail, Austin, TX 78759
Contact: Nancy Herlin
Contact Number: 512-784-2627
Email: info@handsfeetheart.org
Contact: Lisa Quay
Contact Number: 512-346-4900
Email: lisa.quay@brookdaleliving.com
Website: www.handsfeetheart.org
Description: Contact for schedule information.

Alamo Area Neuropathy Support Group
Church Library
1620 E Common St., New Braunfels, TX 78130
Contact: William Thomas
Contact Number: 830-865-1300
Email: wthomas1@satx.rr.com
Description: Meets Monday’s (schedule at each meeting).

Amarillo Arthritis and Fibromyalgia Support Group
Amarillo, TX
Contact: Judy Moenter
Contact Number: 806-354-8828
Contact Email: judy_moe@sbcglobal.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month (Nov-Jan) from 6:00-8:00pm, to help patients understand and cope with Arthritis and Fibromyalgia. Contact for further location information.

Austin Texas Southwest Support Group
Pleasant Hills Library
211 E William Common, Austin, TX 78745
Contact: Jeannette Kyles
Contact Number: 512-280-3752
Email: jkcrew@austin.rr.com
Website: http://www.meetup.com/Austin-Southwest-Fibromyalgia-support-group
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 7:00-8:30pm.

Bedford Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
1301 Airport Freeway, Bedford, TX 76021
Contact: James Beard
Contact Number(s): 817-318-1639 (Home) or 817-584-3858 (Cell)
Email: j.kbeard@sbcglobal.net
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month (except to July, Aug & Dec) at 10:30am.

Fibromyalgia Association of Houston, Inc.
10840 Beinhom Rd., Houston, TX 77024
Contact: Mary Harper
Contact Number: 713-664-0180
Email: FMAHouston@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.fmah.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month from 1:00-3:00pm, offers monthly meetings featuring guest speakers, FM hotline, mail information packets, and a quarterly newsletter.

Fort Worth Are Fibro Fighters
745 N Las Vegas Trail, White Settlement, TX 76108
Contact: Misty Roberts
Contact Number: 817-709-8772
Email: roberts.misty@gmail.com
Contact: Buffie Guynes
Contact Number: 817-475-8980
Email: bbguynes@1scom.net
Description: Meets the 1st and 3rd Mon of the month from 6:15-7:15pm, for people with Fibromyalgia, CFS, IBS and related illnesses. Family and friends are included. There is a $5 membership fee.

Hands, Feet and Heart-Georgetown
Georgetown Health Foundation, Suite 101, Community Rm
2423 Williams Dr., Georgetown, TX 78628
Contact: Diane Ricklefsen
Contact Number: 512-863-9293
Email: suncity@handsfeetheart.org
Website: www.handsfeetheart.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Mon of the month from 1:00-2:30pm.

JMJ Life Group
St Luke’s Episcopal Church
836 W Jones St., Livingston, TX 77351
Contact: Johnnie Jago
Contact Number: 936-327-3829
Email: toews2341@yahoo.com
Description: Meets the 3rd Tues of the month from 7:00-9:00pm to provide support, education, encouragement, as well as education to family and friends.

Neuropathy Support Group-Austin
Health South
1215 Red River St; Austin, TX 78701
Contact: Nancy Herlin
Contact Number: 512-784-2627
Email: info@handsfeetheart.org
Website: www.handsfeetheart.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month from 2:00-3:30pm.

North Texas Fibromyalgia Support Group
Contact: Shelley Echtle
Contact Number: 972-564-4849
Email: NTXFMS@aol.com
Website: http://www.meetup.com/North-Texas-Fibrom
Description: Meets Saturday’s from 1:00-4:00pm, provides education to members about FM. Monthly education
lectures, weekly social interaction, as well as scheduled fund raisers, to raise funds for studies related to FM, CFS and MCS. Contact for location information.

Overcome and Thrive
2112 Vintage Dr., Corinth, TX 76210
Contact: Kristinia Stephens
Contact Number: 214-228-1273
Contact Email: kstephne@centurytel.net
Description: Meets Sunday’s from 3:00-5:00pm for education, support, and encouragement.

Premier Club Fibromyalgia Support Group
7001 W Plano Pkwy., Plano, TX 75093
Contact: Dustin Allen
Contact Number: 972-306-2200
Email: dallen@12oak.net
Description: Meets Mon, Wed, Fri at 12:00pm for fitness, moral support for those suffering from Fibromyalgia.

Southwest Support Group-Ft Worth PN Alliance
Contact: Ken Hestand
Contact Number: 817-737-4735
Email: khestand@charter.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Sun of the month. Contact for further scheduling and location information.

San Antonio Fibromyalgia Support Group
Healthlink, Education Rm
288 Bitters Rd; San Antonio, TX 78216
Contact: Maria Elena Bumpass
Contact Number: 210-680-8285
Email: mbumpass@satx.rr.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 6:30-8:30pm for education and support for people with Fibromyalgia, Arthritis and Chronic Pain, as well as their families.

Tri State Fibromyalgia Support Group
Christus St Michael Fitness Center
2223 Morris La., Texarkana, TX 75503
Contact: Eleanor Monigold
Contact Number: 870-832-3072
Email: ecmonigold@windstream.net
Contact: Elizabeth Tuckett
Contact Number: 903-838-6364
Email: fvtuckett@valornet.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Mon of the month from 6:00-7:00pm, offers education about Fibromyalgia, professional monthly speakers.

The Grand Prairie Fibromyalgia Meet up Group
3099 Parham Dr., Grand Praire, TX 75052
Contact: Lisa De La Cruz
Contact Number(s): 972-352-6681 (Home) or 214-608-0977(Cell)
Email: zanagy@sbcglobal.net
Description: Meets Thursday’s from 7:00-9:00pm to meet with people with Fibromyalgia to discuss, share, laugh and conquer misconceptions about this disabling condition and find ways to support and help one another.

The Houston Neuropathy Support Group
The Memorial Drive Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall
12211 Memorial Dr., Houston, TX 77024
Contact: Anne Jarboe
Contact Number(s): 713-952-7201 or 713-984-2258
Email: jmlongo@swbell.net
Website: www.houstonneuropathy.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Mon of Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept and Nov from 7:00-8:30pm.

West Austin Neuropathy Support Group
Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church
7127 Bee Cave Rd., Austin, TX 78746
Contact: Nancy Herlin
Contact Number: 512-784-2627
Email: info@handsfeetheart.org
Contact: Marjory Haddix
Contact Number: 512-296-8176
Email: info@handsfeetheart.org
Website: www.handsfeetheart.org
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month from 10:30am-12:00pm.

West Texas Fibromyalgia Support Group
1426 Roanoak, Abilene, TX 79603
Contact: Dianne Green
Contact Number: 325-518-5626
Email: diannedgreen@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 7:00-8:30pm, to share information about Fibromyalgia and related diseases.

Utah

Organization for Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Education and Research
Salt Lake City County Complex, North Bldg.
2101 South State St., Salt Lake City, UT
Contact: Martha Niedarhauser
Contact Number: 801-328-8080
Email: offerregistration@yahoo.com
Contact: Linda Milne, Board Member
Contact Number: 801-466-4812
Email: milne92@gmail.com
Website: www.offerutah.org
Description: Meets the 1st Mon of the month from 7:00-8:30pm, offers support to our patients, education to them, their
family and associates about FMS and CFS. Provides annual conferences and guest speakers.

Utah Fibromyalgia Association
Logan Regional Hospital Education Center
500 E 1400, Logan, UT 84332
Contact: Jan Chambers
Contact Number: 435-753-4148
Email: jan@nufibroconn.org
Contact: Claudia Brilliant
Email: claudia@brilliantfamily.org
Website: www.nufibroconn.org
Description: Offers two groups one meets the 2nd Sat of the month from 11:30am-1:00pm. A second group meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 6:00-7:30pm, offers support and education of FM patients, family and friends; raising awareness of FM; Providing health care providers with continuing education.

Lupus Foundation of America, Utah Chapter, Inc.
Benja’s Thai Restaurant
435 N 1680 E Red Cliffs Dr., St. George, UT 84770
Contact Number: 1800-657-6393
Email: info@utahlupus.org
Description: Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday at each month, beginning at 6PM.

Vermont

Migraine Awareness Group: A National Understanding for Migraineurs
Burlington (Chittenden County)
Contact: Karen LeFevre
Contact Number: 802-288-1085
Description: Call for further details.

National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association
Burlington Police Station
1 North Ave., Burlington, VT 05401
Contact: Rik Carlson and Lainey Rappaport
Contact Number: 802-660-4817
Email: burlingtonfox@hotmail.com
Description: Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 1-3PM. Purpose is to support old and new people wih any chronic pain issues. Visit the website for additional information: http://www.monkeyswithwings.com

Virginia

Bland County VA Fibromyalgia Support Group
1143 Price Ridge Rd., Bland, VA 24315
Contact: Martha Brackeen
Contact Number: 276-928-1307
Email: mbrackeen@hughes.net
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month from 6:30-8:30pm, to share and learn with and from others that
understand.

Bristol Fibromyalgia Support Group
701 Goode St., Bristol, VA 24201
Contact: Donnitta Couch
Contact Number: 276-669-3499
Email: dtoppy2@yahoo.com
Contact: Sondra Brown
Contact Number: 423-764-2698
Description: Meets the 1st Tues of the month from 6:00-8:00pm, provides support and information to men and women who suffer from Fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Gulf War Syndrome Support Group
Winchester Rehab Center
333 W Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601
Contact: Connie Dailey
Contact Number: 540-869-7150
Email: cnndailey@yahoo.com
Contact: Teresa Emerick
Contact Number: 540-247-9535
Email: teresaemerick@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month from 5:00-6:30pm, teaches coping skills to patients and families, encourage participation in living, teaches local medical students and clinicians about Fibromyalgia and related illnesses.

Fibromyalgia Support System
3636 High St., Conference Rm B & C; Portsmouth, VA 23707
Contact: Lisa Hahn
Contact Number: 757-638-1360
Email: dlchahn@charter.net
Description: Offers a day and evening group. The day group meets the 1st Sat of the month from 2:00-4:00pm. The evening group meets the 3rd Mon of the month from 7:00-8:30pm.

Fredericksburg Fibromyalgia Support Group
Truong Rehabilitation Center
10340 Spotsylvania Ave., Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Contact: Marvella McDill
Contact Number: 540-786-2928
Email: FredbgFibroSupport@comcast.net
Contact: Virginia Chilton
Contact Number: 540-710-1230
Email: wedbyginny@msn.com
Description: Meets the 1st Wed of the month from 6:30-8:00pm provides peer support to those with Fibromyalgia related medical conditions and chronic pain. Occasional guest speakers.

The Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
Mason District Government Center
6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003
Contact: Steve Klitzman
Contact Number(s): 202-418-1763 (home) or 301-263-0616 (cell)
Email: sklitzma@aol.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month from 2:00-4:00pm.

Northern VA-CFS, FMS, and OI Support
Sally Governmental Center, James McDonnell Room
4900 Stonecraft Rd., Chantilly, VA 20151
Contact: Elly Brosius
Contact Number: 703-968-9818
Contact: Toni Marshall
Contact Number: 410-647-7578
Email: cfsupport-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: www.cfsnova.com (for meeting information)
Description: Meets the 3rd Sat of the month from 2:00-4:00pm provides help and hope, through an in-person support group, where members can discuss issues related to CFS, FM and Chronic illness. Also serving through email, the website and teleconferencing. Offers support through a Yahoo Health Groups-CFSupport: groups.Yahoo.com/groups/CFSupport

The Buena Vista FMS-CFS-MCS Network
351 E 21st St., Buena Vista, VA 24416
Contact: D.C. Miller
Email: blackpercheron@gmail.com
Description: Meets from 6:00-8:00pm for education, support, advocacy, information, peer counseling, socializing with others with Fibro-CFS-MCS or those with Lupus, GWS, MPS, POTS and Lymes. Contact for further scheduling information.

The Richmond Fibromyalgia Support Group
Contact: Sue Walker
Contact Number: 804-519-3789
Email: hswalker@techie.com
Description: Offers a day and evening group. The day group meets the 2nd Mon of the month from 2:30-4:00pm. The evening group meets the 4th Tues of the month from 6:00-7:30pm, connects people who have Fibromyalgia, and provides education and resources. Locations vary, contact for further information.

Tidewater Chronic Pain and Chronic Illness Support Group
140 Thrasher Rd., Chesapeake, VA 23320
Contact: Dr. Judy McClary
Contact Number: 757-436-2326
Email: doctorjrm@verizon.net
Website: www.chronicouch.org
Description: Meets the 4th Mon of the month from 6:30-8:30pm, provides a place where people with FMS, CFS and other chronic illnesses can come together and discuss the issues that complicate their lives. Offers support, understanding, education and helpful resource information.

Williamsburg Fibromyalgia Support Group
515 Scotland St., Williamsburg, VA 23188
Contact: DeAnna Trail, MD
Contact Number: 757-879-4725
Email: dtrail4@cox.net
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month for education and support from 1:00-2:30pm.

Virginia Chronic Pain Support Group
Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine, Suite 300
6829 Elm St., McLean, VA 22101
Contact: Jodi Brayton, LCSW
Contact Number: 703-532-4892
Pain Connection Number: 301-231-0008
Email: info@painconnection.org
Website: www.painconnection.org
Description: Group meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 1:30-3:00pm. Sponsored by Pain Connection, contact Pain Connection or check website for further information.

Washington

Chronic Pain Support Group
PeaceHealth Southwest-Mill Plain Campus, Specialty Clinic
8716 E Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98664
Contact: Dr. Lauren Hollrah
Contact Number(s): 360-514-6270 or 503-595-7785
Description: Meets the 2nd and 4th Fri of the month from 12:00-1:00pm.

Chronic Pain Support Group of Mason County
Contact: Traci W.
Contact Number: 360-426-0900
Email: CPSGofMC@care2.com
Description: Offers two groups. The first group is the 2nd Mon of the month at 1:00pm. The second group is the 4th Wed of the month 11:00am. Contact for further location information.

Bothell FM/CFS Chronic Pain Support Group
Contact: Shelley Thomas
Contact Number: 425-770-2838
Contact Email: sthomasmamhc@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 6:30-8:00pm. Contact for further location information.

Capital Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue and More Support Group
Providence St. Peter Hospital
Emilie Ganalin Pavilion (Bldg. 2), Montreal Rm (2nd Fl)
410 Providence La., Olympia, WA 98506
Contact: Jennifer Sowers (Women)
Contact Number: 360-786-1710
Email: jennieinwa@yahoo.com
Contact: Nancy May (Women)
Contact Number: 360-923-0986
Contact: Jack Thiessen (Men)
Contact Number: 360-507-1416
Email: gkrebbs@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 2nd and 4th Fri of the month from 2:00-4:00pm, provides support, education and tools to better understand the condition of pain and fatigue represented by Fibromyalgia and CFS, as well as their emotional impact on daily life.

Federal Way FM/CFS Support Group
St Francis Woman’s Health Breast Center, Suite 329
34503 9th Ave S, Federal Way, WA 98003
Contact: Jodi Johnson
Contact Number: 253-839-7039
Email: jodibirdbrain@msn.com
Contact: Renee Wilkins
Contact Number: 253-862-9691
Email: reneewilkins@msn.com
Description: Meets the 1st and 3rd Wed of the month from 1:00-3:00pm for self-help, sharing and education; speakers the 1st Wed of the month.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Cowlitz County
Monticello Hotel, The Rose Room
1705 17th, Longview, WA 98632
Contact: Carol Mahnke
Contact Number: 360-423-7543
Email: mrs.carol@gmail.com
Contact: Kay Martinson
Contact Number: 360-274-8045
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 11:00am-1:00pm, to share ideas and help those with Fibromyalgia learn how to cope with pain; as well as programs, speakers and a newsletter.

Fibromyalgia Education and Support Group
St. Joe’s Rehab Center
809 E Chestnut, Bellingham, WA 98225
Contact: Carole Hammond
Contact Number: 360-733-2866
Email: fibrofriend59@yahoo.com
Contact: Ha-Le Clarke
Email: ha.le.clarke@gmail.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Wed of the month from 12:30-2:00pm, offers hope, education and shared experiences in a positive atmosphere.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Kittitas County
Grace Episcopal Church
101 W 12th St., Ellensburg, WA 98926
Contact: Mary Livingston
Contact Number: 509-933-4509
Email: livinm@ellensburg.com
Description: Meets the 1st Fri of the month from 11:00am-12:00pm, provides mutual support and sharing of information to people suffering with Fibromyalgia and their supporters.

North Seattle Weekly Fibro Folk Coffee Clatch
Atrium Bistro
11740 15th NE, Seattle, WA 98125
Contact: Joanne Brayden
Contact Number: 206-938-0361
Email: joanne@brayden.org
Description: Meets Thursday’s from 11:00am-1:00pm for people with Fibromyalgia, family and friends to come together for fellowship, coffee, lunch or to visit.

Puyallup Fibromyalgia-Chronic Pain Support Group
Contact: Dawn Werner
Contact Number: 360-893-5859
Email: bhekadawn@yahoo.com
Contact: Jodi Johnson
Email: jodibirdbrain@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Tues of the month from 1:30-3:00pm for those suffering from FM/Chronic Pain or any other associated disorder. Contact regarding location information.

Peripheral Neuropathy Northwest Support Group
3115 Squalicum Pkwy., #133; Bellingham, WA 98225
Contact: William Ouweneel
Contact Number: 630-676-0367
Email: billouw@comcast.net
Description: Meets the 3rd Wed of the month at 2:00pm.

Shelton Neuropathy Support Group
Shelton Library
710 West Alder St., Shelton, WA
Contact: Mary Ann Mijanovich
Contact Number: 360-977-6060
Email: maryann990@hotmail.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Thurs of the month from 10:00-11:30am.

West Virginia

Family Care Fibromyalgia Self-Help Group
301-6 Great Teays Blvd., Scott Depot, WV 25560
Contact: Michelle Kosa
Contact Number: 304-757-6999×23
Email: michelle.kosa@familycarewv.org
Description: Meets the 3rd Mon of the month at 5:30pm, empowers people with Fibromyalgia to help themselves cope and reach out to others.

Virginias Highlands Fibromyalgia Association (VHFA/OHM Corps)
Raleigh General Hospital, Education Classroom
1710 Harper Rd., Beckley, WV 25801
Contact: Joe Damewood, Regional Director
Contact Number: 304-425-5217
Email: vhfa@suddenlink.net
Contact: Phyliss Woolridge, Education Director
Contact Number: 304-256-4477
Email: vhfa@ohmcorps.com or vha.blogspot.com
Description: Meets the 2nd Sat of the month from 1:00-3:00pm to raise awareness of Fibromyalgia and related conditions.

West Virginia Fibromyalgia Angels
3 Benjamin Dr., New Martinsville, WV 26155
Contact: Pam Hodgman
Contact Number: 304-455-8009
Email: wvfmangels@gmail.com
Description: Meets the last Thurs of the month from 7:00-8:00pm to educate those who suffer from Fibromyalgia and the community and to support those touched by Fibromyalgia.

Wisconsin

American Chronic Pain Association-The Wisconsin Rapids Chapter Support Group
Riverview Hospital (lower level conference room)
410 Dewey St., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
Contact: Health Promotion Department (Riverview Healthcare)
Contact Number: 715-421-7500
Descriiption: Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 6-7:30 PM except during the months of June, July, August and December. The group consists of people with chronic pain who help each other return to a near normal level of function despite experiencing continued pain. Providing support, validation and education.

Pain Management Support Group
New London Family Medical Center
1405 Mill St., New London, WI 54961
Contact Number: 920-531-2000
Description: Contact for further information and/or visit the following website: www.thedacare.org

Midwest CRPS Support
Milwaukee, WI
Contact: Mia Defino
Contact Number: 414-690-9252
email: mia@midwestcrpsupport.org or info@midwestcrpssupport.org
Description: The group works to expand awareness, treatment options, research and to increase conversations regarding the chronic pain of CRPS/RSD. Visit the website for additional information: www.midwestcrpsupport.org

Barron County Fibromyalgia/CRIDS/Chronic Pain Support Group
1419 2nd St., Chetek, WI 54728
Contact: Lauri
Contact Number: 715-651-9011
Email: fms_cfsbarroncounty@yahoo.com
Description: Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 1-3PM in an effort to support each other during bad flare-up days and also share the good days. Website: http://360.yahoo.com/fms_cfsbarroncounty

American Council for Headache Education (ACHE) Support Group
Madison, WI
Contact: Rose Wood
Contact Number: 608-424-3143
Email: achehq@talley.com
Online Support Contact: Steve Labove
Email: SLabove@comcast.net

Multiple Sclerosis Support
1411 Grant Street, Little Chute, WI 54140
Contact Number: 920-991-7288
Description: Please contact for further information.

New Neuropathy Support Group
3009 N Meade St., Appleton, WI 54911
Contact: mike Barlow
Contact Number: 920-380-0218
Email: mb40@att.net
Description: Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 2PM.

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