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We've had pause our Chicago Support Group. Join us as we transition to online Skin Picking Support Group via Zoom! Group is for adults (18+), will be led by #PickingMe CEO and fellow Skin Picking sufferer Lauren McKeaney and held every:

1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month
6:00 - 7:30 PM (central time)

To join, simply enter your email below and we will send you the Support Group link!
(All BFRB's welcome!)

In order to keep programs like these running, our small nonprofit relies solely on your generosity. Our Support Group has a $10 suggested donation. If you can at this time, please consider giving before you join:

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Your device should automatically download Zoom when you join the check-in, but you can also download Zoom ahead of time here.

#PickingMe founder and Support Group leader Lauren McKeaney

Lauren has lived with Dermatillomania for over 27 years and knows firsthand the struggles of having this disorder. Not only has she experienced countless infections and complications due to Skin Picking, in 2013 Lauren contracted MRSA as a result from a picked area. And she most recently received double-hand surgery in 2019 from severe carpal tunnel, a side effect on her hands after years of picking. Lauren understands what you're going through and that's why she's dedicated to helping you receive the recognition you deserve. She works to make you feel most comfortable and has a plethora of knowledge on different strategies she's tried firsthand. Here at #PickingMe we're more than a nonprofit, we are a community. And we're excited to meet you!

To learn more about Lauren's journey from silent sufferer to adamant advocate, click here!

Quarantine has not been easy, and you may be having a harder time managing your Skin Picking Disorder. We hear your struggles and that's why we've created a COVID-19 resource page! Check out different tips and strategies we've compiled to help make living with Dermatillomania during a Pandemic just a little bit easier. Click here!