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Patient Support

2017 Parkinsons Division

Parkinson's Disease

Patients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, as well as their care partners, are welcome to attend the Durham Parkinson's Disease Support Group, held from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the fourth Tuesday of every month. This free support group, sponsored by the National Parkinson Foundation, is open to all (you do not have to be a Duke patient to attend).

Meetings are held in at the Duke Integrative Medicine Center (3475 Erwin Road, Durham NC, 27705). Download a flyer for the group here.

For more information, contact

Allison Allen, LCSW, at 919-681-2656, or allison.m.allen@duke.edu or
Katie Durham, LCSW, at 919-681-2656, katie.durham@duke.edu.

Special events

Individuals with Parkinson's disease and their carers may also be interested in the following events hosted by our Center of Excellence. All individuals and carers affected by Parkinson's are welcome to attend (you do not have to be a Duke patient).

The Parkinson's Foundation will hold its annual Moving Day walk in the Triangle on Saturday, November 3. Read more about that fundraiser here.

Huntington's Disease

Support Groups

The Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) and Duke Health hold quarterly support groups for individuals diagnosed with or at-risk for Huntington's Disease and their carepartners. You do not have to be a Duke patient to attend. Download a flyer for the support group here.

The group will meet from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the following dates, with a complimentary lunch at noon:

  • October 17, 2018
  • January 17, 2019
  • April 17, 2019

Meetings will be held at Duke Integrative Medicine on 3475 Erwin Road, Durham, 27705. For more information, contact Allison Allen, LCSW, at Allison.M.Allen@duke.edu or Katie Durham LCSW, at Katie.Durham@duke.edu.

RSVP for any of these events here.

Other Events

  • On October 28, theĀ  will hold its NC Team Hope Walk in Greensboro. Funds from this walk will support the mission and services of the HDSA. Read more about it here.