Support Groups for Younger People

chrissiewissie
chrissiewissie Member Posts: 75
edited 3. Apr 2013, 02:34 in Living with Arthritis archive
Hey guys
I'm wondering if any people under 40 have found support groups for their age group in their area?
Not sure where to start and google wasn't much help! I'm in North East England.
Cxx

Can I suggest you contact AC Information and Helplines from Tueday morning, they may be of help...Moderator J

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  • hileena111
    hileena111 Member Posts: 7,099
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi Chrissie
    No I havent heard of any but I'll make enquiries when I go to my next branch meeting or if I'm speaking to the chair person before that.
    You know where I live so if I can find one it'll be close by lol
    Love
    Hileena
  • chrissiewissie
    chrissiewissie Member Posts: 75
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Thanks hileena, appreciate it. Do you go to the group in Gateshead?
    Cxx
  • hileena111
    hileena111 Member Posts: 7,099
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi Chrissie
    Yes I go to the Gateshead one.
    You're welcome to tag along but the next meeting {next Monday} is the AGM so not the usual meeting
    Love
    Hileena
  • lizzy100
    lizzy100 Member Posts: 235
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    yea i think there needs to be more support for younger people. Im 28 and seem to be missing the boat, because theres young peoples forums for under 20's, but nothing for us middle people. I dont have OA or RA so noone ever understands, its annoying.
  • hileena111
    hileena111 Member Posts: 7,099
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi Chrissie
    Do you want to come on Monday....Its the AGM and supper so not a normal meeting where we have entertainment etc but if you do just shout and I'll pick you up.....you might find out if there is anything for younger ones.
    Just let me know
    Love
    Hileena
  • chrissiewissie
    chrissiewissie Member Posts: 75
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    lizzy100 wrote:
    yea i think there needs to be more support for younger people. Im 28 and seem to be missing the boat, because theres young peoples forums for under 20's, but nothing for us middle people. I dont have OA or RA so noone ever understands, its annoying.

    I know what you mean lizzy, that's what I seem to be finding!
    Cxx
  • chrissiewissie
    chrissiewissie Member Posts: 75
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    hileena111 wrote:
    Hi Chrissie
    Do you want to come on Monday....Its the AGM and supper so not a normal meeting where we have entertainment etc but if you do just shout and I'll pick you up.....you might find out if there is anything for younger ones.
    Just let me know
    Love
    Hileena

    Thanks H, I'll pm you xx
  • hileena111
    hileena111 Member Posts: 7,099
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi
    I've just answered your pm

    Love
    Hileena
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