Local Resources

Local Support Groups


MILWAUKEE AREA

Lupus Foundation of America, WI Chapter
2600 N. Mayfair Road, Atrium (Lower Level) Milwaukee 414-443-6400
Held the last Tuesday of the month and begin at 6:00 PM unless otherwise noted.
 

  • January 26, 2016
  • February 23, 2016 - We welcome Ms. Stephanie Best of Best Health Options speaking on HEART, MIND & SOUL
  • March 29, 2016 - We welcome Dr. Sally Brown, Brown Family Chiropractic speaking on ‘Unhealthy Gut on Autoimmunity’
  • April 26, 2016 -We welcome Ms. Cassandra Wind whose talk is ‘Skin As Your Stress Detector- How Skin Health Relates To Stress Management’
  • May 31, 2016 - We welcome Lauri Durocher talking on their program at Med Advocates a drug availability discount program
  • June - no meeting
  • July 26, 2016 - We welcome Dr. Derek Thiel, practicing Chiropractic Care will talk on the topic: Maximized Living Lifestyle can help the body get to true health and wellness
  • August 30, 2016 - We welcome Holly Heckert, Pharmacist at Aurora Health Care, who will be talking on common medications taken for lupus
  • September 27, 2016
  • October 25, 2016
  • November 29, 2016
  • December - no meeting

 
If you are interested in starting up a support group meeting in your area, please contact the foundation by phone at
414.443.6400, or by email at lupuswi@lupuswi.org so we can add your information to our website.

 

APPLETON AREA

St. Elizabeth Hospital, 1506 S. Oneida Street, Appleton, WI
(920) 727-8020
 
Meetings are first Monday of the month, unless it's a holiday, then it is the second Monday. Meet in Conference Room.
 

  • February, 1, 2016 6:30-7:30 pm
  • March 7, 2016 6:30-7:30 pm
  • April 4, 2016  6:30-7:30 pm
  • May 2, 2016  6:30-7:30 pm
  • June 6, 2016  6:30-7:30 pm
  • July 4, 2016 6:30-7:30 pm
  • August 1, 2016  6:30-7:30 pm
  • September 6, 2016  6:30-7:30 pm
  • October 3, 2016  6:30-7:30 pm
  • November 7, 2016  6:30-7:30 pm
  • December 5, 2016  6:30-7:30 pm

 
MADISON – West**

UWHealth West Clinic, Room #1287
451 Junction Rd, Madison, WI 53717
Phone: (608) 265-7700
http://www.uwhealth.org/locations/detail.jsp?locationId=181

  • February 16, 2016 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm – Topics: Exercise and How We Avoid Colds And Flu
  • April 19, 2016 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Guest Speaker: Kiro Kopulos  Topic: Yoga Meditation Hypnosis
  • June 21, 2016 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • August 16, 2016 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • October 18, 2016 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • December 20, 2016 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

 

MADISON – Downtown*

Meriter Hospital, Cafeteria Conference Room C
202 S. Park Street, Madison, WI 53715
(608) 417-6000
http://www.meriter.com/visitor/maps_dirs.htm

  • March – no meeting
  • May 17, 2016 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm 
  • July 19, 2016 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm  - Guest Speaker: Dr. Sara McCoy; Topic: Non-pharmacological mgmt of Sjogren’s syndrome
  • September 20, 2016 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • November 15, 2016


Volunteer Support Group Leader: Nancy L. Johnson - (608) 332-5928
 
Note: The Madison Support Group is a combination of people with Lupus, Sjogren's Syndrome, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and other autoimmune diseases.

 

MADISON - WOMEN OF COLOR GROUP

This new group meets the the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Urban League, 2222 S Park Street, Suite 200, Madison, WI.

  • January 19, 2016
  • February 16, 2016
  • March 15, 2016
  • April 19, 2016
  • May 17, 2016
  • June 21, 2016
  • July 19, 2016
  • August 16, 2016
  • September 20, 2016
  • October 18, 2016
  • November 15, 2016
  • December 20, 2016

For more information contact Mary Wells at 608-446-6760 marygabby7@yahoo.com or Stephanie Pamperin at 608-577-0576 steph.pamperin@gmail.com

 

MEN'S LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP

This group meets via telephone conference call the last WEDNESDAY of each month from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Steven Rogers is the Facilitator.

If you would like to take part in this call, please email lupuswi@lupuswi.org or call the LFA, WI Chapter office 414-443-6400 to receive the call-in information.