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Alopecia Areata: The shame and embarrassment of this disease devastates the lives of too many women and girls when treatments do not work. Since 2007 Bald Girls Do Lunch has connected with over 3,000 to restore self-confidence and conquer isolation. With requests for meet-ups in every state and beyond the USA, Bald Girls is answering the plea for women to find others for community and support. From intimate groups to style workshops to restoring her looks, BGDL puts women on the track to normalcy and living well with this disease. Learn more...



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Free and Downloadable Infographic about Alopecia Areata

September 17th, 2020 by Chassin

Alopecia Areata Infographic

Free and Downloadable Infographic about Alopecia Areata

Everything you’ve always wanted to tell other people is right here. We are so delighted with this beautiful and practical infographic created and made available for download by Concert Pharmaceuticals. Thank you Concert!

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Lights on! Every night in September!

September 14th, 2020 by Chassin

Every Night in September! Easy trip close to the NY State Thruway in New York's Albany Capital Region. A very special…

Posted by Bald Girls Do Lunch on Thursday, September 10, 2020


Alopecia Awareness Campaign

September 8th, 2020 by Chassin
King Queen Towers

Atlanta’s King and Queen Towers shine blue in the alopecia areata awareness campaign of CoNCERT Pharmaceuticals. #LightItUpBlue


#LightItUpBlue for Alopecia Awareness Month

September 7th, 2020 by Chassin


New Alopecia Research Opportunity. Thank you, participants! Recruitment is now closed.

June 1st, 2020 by Chassin

Do you have or know someone with alopecia? Interested in taking part in psychological research?

Ms. Paige Clarke-Jeffers announces the enrollment of Black women with all forms of alopecia areata in her research project: “Black Women’s Experiences of Living with Alopecia” at Birmingham City University, United Kingdom. The study is for her Masters of Health Psychology dissertation.

Aim your smart camera at this QR code for the Participant Information Sheet

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Take Action TODAY

January 22nd, 2020 by Chassin

Please take action TODAY to make the most of this inspiring moment for all of us living with AA.

Photo Credit: MSNBC

THANK YOU for joining Bald Girls Do Lunch in celebrating Massachusetts Representative Ayanna Pressley. And, expanding our work to support more girls and women living with AA.

It’s a beautiful step forward for awareness, acceptance, and the Bald Girls community.

MAKE MY SPECIAL GIFT NOW


Alopecia Areata Patient Voices in Research

December 6th, 2019 by Christie Plummer

Thea Chassin (middle) with two European researchers for GRIDD: Global Research on the Impact of Dermatological Disease. Ms Chassin is the founder and CEO of Bald Girls Do Lunch.

Thea Chassin (middle) with two European researchers for GRIDD: Global Research on the Impact of Dermatological Disease. Ms Chassin is the founder and CEO of Bald Girls Do Lunch.

Memo to: Awesome Bald Girls Do Lunch community

Your voices about life with alopecia areata, the ‘voice of the patient’, gains influence in today’s dermatology research. Your participation is the backbone of Bald Girls Do Lunch. You tell us what impacts you most.

 

“The candor and sheer guts of the BGDL community was top of my mind,” reports Thea Chassin.

 

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Alopecia support is here.

November 2nd, 2019 by Chassin

Shannon’s Story from Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc on Vimeo.

You’re not alone if you’re wondering how do I cope with alopecia areata knowing there’s no alopecia cure? One way to feel supported is right here: watching and reading personal stories  — people like yourself living with alopecia.

Watch Shannon’s heartfelt story: how she talks to herself and to others.

We thank Concert Pharmaceuticals for including our Bald Girls ambassador, Shannon, in their patient web portal for alopecia areata at ConcertPharma.com/patients/

Read Shannon’s Interview


We Believe: love has no boundaries.

December 12th, 2018 by Chassin