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Support Groups

Our Functional Neurosurgery Center offers information about the following support groups and programs:

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Foundation Greater Chicago
17 N. State Street, Suite #1300
Chicago, IL 60602-3297
312-939-8622
1-800-273-6027

Intractable Pain / Trigeminal Neuralgia

Neuropathic Facial Pain including Trigeminal Neuralgia
(http://www.fpa-support.org/find-help/tna-support-network)

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association
(http://www.rsds.org/4/support_groups/states/illinois.html)

Daily Strength: Online Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Support Group
(http://dailystrength.org/c/Reflex-Sympathetic-Dystrophy/support-group)

Movement Disorders

Exercise for Parkinson's Patients

First Tuesday of every month at 11 a.m.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Feinberg Pavilion Conference Center
251 E. Huron, 3rd floor, Mecklenberg Room
Lunch and Support Group follow exercise class.
(Note: You may attend any or all 3 of the programs.)

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

First Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Feinberg Pavilion Conference Center
251 E. Huron, 3rd floor, Mecklenberg Room

Early Stage/Younger Onset/Mid-Life Parkinson's Disease Support Group

The Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease Support Group focuses on issues specific to young and mid-life adults. Such issues include how best to share information about the diagnosis, when to start medications, concerns about job performance or financial security and impact on marriage and family. This group helps set the tone for patients and their families to face Parkinson’s disease with a positive attitude. Like all good support groups, the group offers education, socialization, practical pointers, and most of all, understanding.

Fourth Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m.
Abbott Hall,
710 N. Lake Shore Drive, 11th floor, Conference Room

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

Fourth Friday of every month from 1-2 p.m.
Montgomery Place, 5550 S. South Shore Drive

Essential Tremor Support Group

First Friday of every month at noon
Health Learning Center
Galter Pavilion, 251 E. Huron

Last UpdateAugust 16, 2011

Appointments

For more information or to make an appointment please call 312-695-8143 or email dbs@northwestern.edu.

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