What is asthma?

10) Further information about asthma

Online Forums

Support Groups

  • British Lung Foundation Breathe Easy Groups
  • Breathe easy North west Glasgow Meeting First Wednesday of the month, from 2-4pm
    Location Milngavie Community Centre,
    9 Allander Road,
    Glasgow, G62 8PN
  • British Lung Foundation Direct Helpline 03000 030 555
  • Glasgow Asthma Support Peers (GASP) – Offers support to people living in Glasgow and the West of Scotland. Meet on first Friday in every month 1pm- 3pm. for a social gathering at Hillhead Sports Club, 32 Hughenden Road, Glasgow, G12 9XP. Twice a year GASP host educational, health promotion events in March and September. These events have guest speakers and presentations aimed at people with asthma, family members and professional bodies. If you are interested in joining contact GASP by telephone: 07928 890207, email: [email protected], or visit GASP on Facebook
  • No strings attached Scotland – An organisation based in the west of Scotland for young people with asthma to help them better manage their condition and to more fully participate in all that life can offer, through providing opportunities asthma management and music education. Projects are delivered in partnership with a range of other organisations and offer young people with asthma an opportunity to have fun, develop interpersonal skills and to increase their understanding and ability to self-manage their asthma by providing fun but informative support in asthma management from qualified asthma nurses, and offering quality musical tuition from highly experienced music teachers and performers. As well as helping young people with asthma, organisation also helps parents and carers to support their child or young person they look after.
  • Inverclyde Asthmatic Caring Group – Your Voice, Inverclyde Community Care Forum, 12 Clyde Square, Greenock PA15 1NB

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