How to start a peer support group - Part 1


Many trich sufferers report that they struggle to find local help for overcoming or dealing with compulsive hair pulling. Having the support of others is an important element of any effort to treat trichotillomania. Although you can find many resources and information about the various types of peer support groups on websites like the TLC or the CBSN, but it may be that none of these are in your local area.

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How to start a support group

Thanks to the Trichotillomania Learning Centre and the Canadian BFRB (body-focussed repetitive behaviours) Support Network this is part 1 in a three part webinar series about starting and maintaining a BFRB support group. The webinar for part 1 will address the following:


  1. Starting a Support Group
  2. Why start a group?
  3. Benefits of groups to recovery and awareness
  4. Providing support when you live in a remote area
  5. Logistics -format, schedule, etc., and taking care of yourself
  6. Promoting your group through TLC, CBSN, and other channels

In this webinar recording you will hear CBSN Founder, Sarah Robertson, and TLC Executive Director, Jennifer Raikes,  covering the basics on how to start a group, maintain the group, common issues, and more.

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