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Tasmania – Support Group Update

Report from Tasmanian Support Group Leader –February 2022 On a 2020 statewide survey, only one Tasmanian sufferer or their friends or relatives, wanted a sit down get together meeting and only one other wanted a Zoom meeting. Instead the survey and subsequent correspondence indicated people wanted information and occasional personalised phone support. While Tasmania has […]
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Member’s Story – Helen Tyzack

In 2005, while having lunch with the man who was about to become my ex-husband, I took a quick violent intake of breath, my eyes widened, and I sat stunned and perplexed. I had just received the first searing ‘lightning’ strike in the area of my upper teeth. Moments later, when my wits returned, I […]
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Member Story – Peter Gough

My TN Story – Peter Gough, Gold Coast support group leader Like a lot of people my story began in 2009 with a visit to the dentist. Today I am pain free. I have full dentures so the dentist thought he would have a poke around in my gums with a scalpel to see if […]
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Brisbane Support Group

The Brisbane Support Group met on December 11th and are seen here holding a banner created by Matthew Puls.

Matthew now lives on the Gold Coast but has previously lived in Melbourne and Brisbane, and attended both cities support groups.

Matthew has generously offered to help us light up Australia in Teal for International Trigeminal Neuralgia Day on October 7th

We have signed up sites in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Adelaide to date

 

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Furthering Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness – Light It Up Teal 2022

We have started work on Lighting up Australia for 2022 to further Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness.

We are delighted to announce Gold Coast City Council have agreed to Light up the Isle of Capri Bridge in Teal in support.

Thank you for enquiry on lighting Gold Coast assets to support International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day. I am happy to advise we can support this wonderful awareness campaign and light the Isle of Capri Bridge teal on 7th October 2022.Gold Coast City Council spokesperson

Below are pictures of the bridge lit up for an awareness campaign – it will look spectacular in Teal for the 2022 Trigeminal Neuralgia awareness campaign.

Isle of Capri Bridge – Gold Coast
Isle of Capri Bridge – Gold Coast

We aim to get buildings, bridges and homes lit up in Teal all around Australia. Please contact us if your town or city can help.

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