FREE Monthly Support Groups
The Lupus Foundation of Southern California (LFSC) offers a FREE support group in San Diego. We are working on opening new groups in more areas. If you are interested in a support group in your area, please contact the LFSC office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-278-2788.
The process of adjusting to chronic illness is difficult and complex. The positive approach of a support group helps the participants overcome the feeling of helplessness and gives them confidence to take control of their lives.
The therapeutic potential for these informal discussions will be to encourage the expression of common problems, methods of coping with emotional and physical stress, family relationships, and guidelines for living a productive life without fear of being criticized. Occasionally, professional guest speakers provide additional information and offer a time for questions and answers.
The support groups promote the sharing of feelings, experiences and information. All lupus patients, their family, and friends are encouraged to attend. We do try to keep our meetings upbeat and positive!
DATE: Third Saturday of the Month
LOCATION: The Lupus Office - 4699 Murphy Canyon Rd., San Diego, CA 92123
And we now have a 2nd support group meeting in Encinitas
DATE: Last Saturday of the Month
LOCATION: Encinitas Café, 531 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024