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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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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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Living with Alopecia Areata

October 22nd, 2018 by Chassin

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You’ve heard first hand how disruptive an alopecia areata diagnosis can be. The shock, anxiety and shame can send women into hiding from social activities, even some types of work. Like Shirley…

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Documentary Pinkham: Finding Lifelong Passion After Alopecia

September 11th, 2015 by Chassin

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Documentary Pinkham: Finding Lifelong Passion After Alopecia

Film “Pinkham” by Cineastas features woman with alopecia in Portland, Oregon.

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Managing The First Year With Alopecia Areata – Christine’s Story

August 31st, 2015 by Chassin

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Tackling the first year with ‪#‎alopecia‬ areata head on. How Christine nailed it and told her boss! http://bgdl.org/1LRZA8U