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Find MG Support Groups

Whether virtual, in-person or in a hybrid model, we invite patients and caregivers to our MGFA-sanctioned support groups to learn more about managing MG and to receive caring support. In addition to groups organized by location or type (in person / virtual), MGFA offers the following virtual specialty support groups:

Upcoming MGFA Support Group meetings are listed BELOW or SEARCH by state, region, dates, or type. Have questions? Reach out to us at mgfa@myasthenia.org. You can also reach out to any support group leader; contact emails are provided for each group.

 

 

WANT TO VOLUNTEER TO RUN A SUPPORT GROUP?

If you are interested in helping run a support group or starting a new one, fill out the Support Group Leader Volunteer form.

Volunteer with a Support Group

 

OPINION DISCLAIMER

The views and opinions communicated at, or related to, any MGFA support group meeting, are those of the author(s). MGFA is not responsible for the author’s views and opinions and, unless expressly indicated, nothing shared at, or related to, the MGFA support group meetings are meant to reflect the official views, opinions, policies, or positions of MGFA. Further, nothing communicated at, or related to, any MGFA support group meeting is intended to harm any protected group, organization, entity, or individual.

 

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Search for support groups by city, state, meeting dates, or type of meeting.

General Keyword Search

Search for support groups using certain keywords in open text fields. For example, you can find support group leaders, cities, support group names, or other pieces of general information.

Tri-State NY,NJ, CT Support Group

Date/Time: 10/8/2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 Second Tuesday of every month from 6:00pm-8:00pm ET

For more information Contact is 3statemg@gmail.com to reach Phil Cogan or Sue Klinger

Meeting Type: Zoom

Portland,Seattle, and Greater PNW MG Patients and Caregivers Group

Date/Time: 10/10/2024 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Thursday, July 18, 6:00 pm on Zoom

Alexandria Harrold from UCB will join us to talk about one of their latest gMG treatments, Rystiggo. As always, there will be time to check in with everyone. 

(email pnwmgsg@gmail.com for log on details)

Meeting Type:

Alamo Area Support Group

Date/Time: 10/12/2024 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Meets in person on the second Saturday of the month at 11:00 at the Bexar County Commissioner Court, Precinct 3 located at 320 Interpark Blvd., San Antonio TX  78216. 

We have the capability of meeting via Zoom at the same time.  The link is:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/7665252695

Meeting ID: 766 525 2695

Via Phone:

One tap mobile

+13462487799,,7665252695# US (Houston)

Dial by your location

+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

 

The support group leaders :  Andrea (Andy) Williams  bwilli@sbcglobal.net  210-365-7513 and  Christine Debus  frenchchristine@icloud.com  210-557-1768

Meeting Type: Hybrid

MG Support Group of Greater Houston

Date/Time: 10/12/2024 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month at 11AM

at Trini Mendenhall, 1414 Wirt Rd, Houston, TX 77055

 

Please contact meenamghouston@gmail.com for further information

Meeting Type: In Person

Virginia Blue Ridge-Roanoke

Date/Time: 10/15/2024 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Meets on Zoom.

Our meetings are on the 3rd Tuesdays of the month,
Odd months afternoons, Even months in the evenings.

          

 Mar 19, 2024 01:00 PM

Apr 16, 2024 07:00 PM

 May 21, 2024 01:00 PM

 Jun 18, 2024 07:00 PM

 Jul 16, 2024 01:00 PM

Aug 20, 2024 07:00 PM

Sep 17, 2024 01:00 PM

Oct 15, 2024 07:00 PM

Nov 19, 2024 01:00 PM

Dec 17, 2024 07:00 PM

If you have a smart phone, tablet, or computer with camera & microphone you can join us.
You can also connect on any phone by dialing in.  Call Tom Powers & he can coach you through it.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83648352567?pwd=NmswL3RKSUhwQWUzSStmZ3pFUzNhQT09

Meeting ID: 836 4835 2567

Passcode: roamg

Dial by your location

Instructions for Dial-Up       You need unlimited long distance service.

  1. 1. Dial 1 301 715 8592 US2.   Enter Meeting ID: 836 4835 2567  Press #
  2. 4. Enter Passcode: 707243   Press #
  3. 5. Wait for Meeting Host to admit you.

Added notes for Dial-Up      * 6 turns on and off mute, * 9 “Raises your Hand” – to get our attention.<

Meeting Type: Zoom

Caregiver Support Group

Date/Time: 10/16/2024 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

MEETING IS ON HOLD FOR NOW. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE EMAIL MGFA@MYASTHENIA,ORG

 

Meets the Third Wedenesday of the month, 9:00 pm Eastern Time via Zoom.

 

 Register in advance for this meeting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

For questions, please contact Toni Gitles at tinigitles@gmail.com

Meeting Type: Zoom

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Detailed Advanced Search

Search for support groups by city, state, meeting dates, or type of meeting.

General Keyword Search

Search for support groups using certain keywords in open text fields. For example, you can find support group leaders, cities, support group names, or other pieces of general information.

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