The Emotional Support You and Your Family Need
If you or a member of your family has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis or other neurological diseases, you may feel lost, alone and in need of emotional support. Georgia Regents Medical Center sponsors the following support groups to allow you to gain strength and share your experiences with others who are walking the same path.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS, Support Group
2nd Thursday of each month
11 a.m.-2 p.m. (lunch provided)
Georgia Regents Medical Office Building
1447 Harper St.
For reservations, call the ALS Association of Georgia at 888-636-9940.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group
Last Monday of each month
6-7:30 p.m. (dinner provided)
Augusta MS Center
1120 15th Street, 6th floor
Call 706-721-7239 for more information.
Huntington’s Disease Support Group
1st Thursday of each month
6:30 p.m. (dinner provided)
Marks Building, Room 1122
1429 Harper St.
Call 706-721-2798 for more information.
Huntington’s Disease, Essential Tremor, and Dystonia – there are no regularly scheduled support group meetings at this time. They hope to resurrect them, and we can advertise at such time.
The CSRA Parkinson’s Disease Support Group meets in Augusta and Aiken.
In Augusta, meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month, except December, at 6p in the St John Towers Dining Room at 724 Greene Street in downtown Augusta. For more information call 706-364-1662.
In Aiken, meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month at 1pm in the conference room of the Aiken Family Y at 621 Trolley Line Road Graniteville, SC 29829. For more information call 706-721-4895 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Trigeminal Neuralgia Support Group
For online support for patients living with trigeminal neuralgia, visit http://www.endthepain.org/
The 48th Annual Primary Care and Family Medicine Symposium April 20–25, 2013
The GRU Movement Disorders Annual Parkinson’s Disease Patient Seminar will be held on May 3, 2013 at 8:30a at the Doubletree Augusta.
The 5th Annual PAR Fore Parkinson’s Golf Tournament will be held on May 18, 2013 at The Golf Club at Cedar Creek in Aiken, SC.