Diann Shaddox Foundation for Essential Tremor
Starting a Team DSF Support group and educational program
Connecting with others who have Essential Tremors may help put your own experiences living with ET in perspective, and provide you with the support and encouragement necessary to move beyond your diagnosis. You can share questions, experiences, and practical tips via message boards or create private group organized around specific topics.
Join Team DSF as a Support Group
Here are a few ideas to start a Team DSF Support Group
Understand your motivation for starting a support group.
Consider how often your group should meet.
The most common support group formats worth considering:
Find a suitable meeting place and time.
Reach out to like-minded people.
Run meetings efficiently.
Draft a mission statement or a statement of purpose.
Choose a name for your group
Share responsibilities and delegate work in the group. You do not have to do this alone.
Publicize and run your first public meeting.
Make plans for the next meeting.
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