Aug. 19, 2013

Lupus Support Group Added in Durham County

DURHAM, N.C. – Aug. 19, 2013 – The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter (LFANC) announced today that it will be offering a support group in Durham County for those living with lupus, their family and caregivers. The group will meet the second Wednesday of each month and kick off its inaugural meeting in September:

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013
First Presbyterian Church
Wilson Parlor
305 E. Main Street
Durham, N.C. 27701

There is no charge to attend the meeting, and drop-ins are welcome. Contact the LFANC at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or at 877-849-8271, ext. 2. For more information, visit the Support Groups page.

“We are thrilled to expand our support services to residents in Durham County and surrounding areas,” says Christine John-Fuller, LFANC President and CEO. “We appreciate the efforts of our volunteers, donors and the community for helping us fund this new support group, additional area educational programs, and leading national research to help solve the cruel mystery behind this disease.”

This group provides participants with an opportunity to receive introductory information about lupus, encourage the expression of concerns, provide an opportunity to share experiences, encourage and support positive coping strategies, and emphasize the importance of medical treatment. Meeting programs vary from guest speakers to DVD presentations and open group discussion.