The Group's services to members and the community

Our group endeavours to help our members to better health. It is a rich resource for finding out more about new advances in treatment and therapy.

We offer:

  • Telephone advice and referrals.
  • A bi-monthly newsletter. Contact the editor at PO Box 29-256, Riccarton 8440, Christchurch, or at, if you want to contribute a poem, recipe, book review, letter, or get well story.
  • Monthly support meetings run by our Community Worker, Anna Grenfell. You can contact her on 03-365-5887 or at The meetings are always friendly and informative, and all members are welcome to attend.
  • Library books and reference material free of charge. These are available at support meetings, and can be perused at the meeting, or borrowed. Catalogue.
  • Telephone and email link for messages.
  • Information kits for new members, for doctors, and for school counsellors.

To join the Group:

  • Annual membership: $30.00 ($20.00 unwaged and low incomes). The membership year coincides with the calendar year.
  • Please fill in the new membership form which you can obtain by clicking here and send it with the appropriate membership fee, to the Membership Secretary, PO Box 29-256, Riccarton 8440, Christchurch.
  • To renew your membership please fill in the form obtained here and give it with the fee to the membership secretary or community worker.

"He who has not carried your burden does not know what it weighs..."