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Welcome to Lyme Connection

Lyme Connection represents patients, family members, practitioners, researchers and community members committed to ending the suffering caused by tick-borne diseases. We educate the community about prevention and early diagnosis and support patients.

Our goal is to connect patients with compassionate care, helpful services and fellow patients. We offer the encouragement and validation needed to make it through what is often a daunting challenge.

Come join us.

Support Group Speaker Rescheduled for Thursday evening April 12

Ridgefield and Newtown-based Psychologist, Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge, E.d.D., LPC, BCN, will focus on therapies that support the Central Nervous System in reducing the stress response. Physiologically, the body is designed to deal with stress first and healing second, so getting the CNS to self-regulate is critical for wellness. Dr. Roseann will discuss research-based, holistic therapies, such as, Neurofeedback, Biofeedback, and PEMF used with those afflicted with Neurological Lyme and how symptoms are supported. Check the calendar for time and location.

Support Group Weather Cancellations

Support group meetings are cancelled whenever Ridgefield schools are closed due to inclement weather. Groups are also cancelled when schools close early and after school activities are cancelled. Click HERE for current school information.

2018 Funds Available for Patients in Need

Tick-borne disease patients  seeking financial help to cover medical costs may be eligible for Lyme Connection's assistance program. Applicants must be Connecticut residents in the care of an International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) physician. Check HERE for details and an application.