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Tennessee Support Groups

Support Groups provide a forum to share feelings, concerns, information, and as well as a place to offer peer support and encouragement. Solicitations or research projects are not conducted at support group meetings.

Support groups often feature speakers specializing in scleroderma or related topics. To find out information about upcoming speakers or meeting topics, please contact the support group leader or chapter office.

This schedule is subject to change. Before attending a group for the first time, please call to verify date and time. Groups are free of charge and open to everyone.


Chattanooga
Chattanooga Support Group
Chattanooga group formed in Nov. 2012  The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation in Chattanooga at 6:30 p.m. The next meeting will be Tuesday, March 5.
Contact: Linda Chaff
Phone: (423) 886-6000
Email: linda@chaffco.com

Gallatin (Telephone support)
Contact: Evette Britton
Phone: 615-230-7040
Email: EBrit0164@aol.com

Knoxville
Knoxville Support Group
6:30 p.m. the 2nd Tuesday of each month
The University of Tennessee Medical Center, 1926 Alcoa Highway ( U S 129 ), Knoxville, Tenn. See map and directions.
Contact: Jim DuBose
Phone: 865-637-6464, 865-684-4536, 865-637-9302 (fax), 865-335-2079 (cell)
Email: jimdubose@aol.com

Memphis
Memphis Support Group
Note: The North West Mississippi support group will be joining in with the Memphis group.
1:00 p.m. the 1st Saturday of every other month
Contact: Sue Postlethwaite
Phone: 901-853-1690
Email: carolynsuepost@yahoo.com

Nashville
Nashville Support Group
7:00 p.m. the 3rd Thursday of every month
The Vanderbilt Clinic in room 2704. Attendees should park in the clinic parking garage (parking is free), on the 2nd floor, and then cross the crosswalk into the clinic. There will be signs directing you from that point.
Contact: April or Myrna Simpkins
Phone: 615-792-4610
Email: tnscleroderma@yahoo.com and/or myrna.simpkins@tn.gov