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Glasgow (Scotland)

The Glasgow group first started at the end of 2015.  The following are welcome to attend the meeting:
  • Those with all types of alopecia age 18 and over (male and female)
  • Friends/Partners of those with all types of alopecia (accompanying someone with alopecia)
  • Parents of children with all types of alopecia
This group is not suitable for those under 18.  If you are under 18, or you have a child under 18, and are looking for support please do still contact the group lead so that they can keep your details for any future developments of the group or try and put you in touch with others in the area.

Meetings

Date Time Location
22nd - 24th September 2017 AUK Big Weekend - National Event (click for details)
Thursday 5th October 2017 7-9pm Slug and Lettuce, 150 St Vincent's Street, Glasgow, G2 5NE
Thursday 7th December 2017 7-9pm Slug and Lettuce, 150 St Vincent's Street, Glasgow, G2 5NE
The group meets in a small cordoned off room at the Slug and Lettuce pub.  People can buy their own refreshments.

Support group contacts

Victoria Jordan

Phone: 07711531330

Email:

Please get in touch with Victoria ahead of a meeting and let her know if you intend to go along.

Victoria's link with alopecia:

Victoria has had Alopecia Areata for over ten years which in recent years progressed to Alopecia Totalis. 

From Victoria:
"When my alopecia progressed to Totalis it prompted me to seek support as I was struggling more so than I had for a long time.  After a redundancy I had more time on my hands and so contacted AUK regarding setting up a group in Glasgow.  Now we have a group where people affected by alopecia can meet regularly and have a laugh, a cry or whatever but just be with people who understand that itís not just hair."

Need Advice or Support Outside of the Group Meetings?
The main role of support group leads is to facilitate, and answer questions about, the group meetings.  Some may offer additional support and you can see what is on offer from Victoria below:
  • Victoria has her telephone number advertised and is happy to provide a listening ear via telephone call if someone phones between 6pm and 8pm.
  • Victoria is happy to receive support questions from those in her local area and will answer to the best of her ability based on her own knowledge and experiences.  Please be aware that any questions Victoria is unable to answer will be sent on to staff at Alopecia UK.
Please note that all of our support group leads are volunteers and do this in their spare time.  As such please allow up to a week for replies to emails.  The majority of group leads are not trained health professionals and will be helping from the standpoint of being someone who is affected by alopecia themselves and wanting to reach out and help others.

You can always contact Alopecia UK head office direct during office hours should you have any queries that need a more urgent response.

Suggestions, Comments, Compliments, Complaints?

If you have any 'Suggestions, Comments, Compliments or Complaints' about any of the Support Groups listed on the Alopecia UK website then you can let us know by clicking here.  The information will be used by Alopecia UK to help us understand what works and what doesn't in order that we can support and advise group leads more effectively and develop the Alopecia UK support group network. 




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