Chemical Reaction Support
Do you react to common chemicals, such as perfume, petrochemicals, carpeting?
A support group meets occasionally in Maryland and Northern Virginia sharing information on everyday toxins, helpful advice, and social support.
The CSDA (Chemical Sensitivity Disorders Association) is a national group with many members in Virginia and Maryland.
Location: The Maryland City Library, 3501 Russett Common, Laurel, MD.
DIRECTIONS: From the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, head west on Route 198 less than 1/4 mile, then turn right at the first traffic light onto Russett Green East. Go past the Wal-Mart entrance, then turn left onto Russett Common. The library is on the left. Do not come via I-95, as Rt. 198 through Laurel is slow.
Future Meetings, 2014:Saturday, March 29, 2-4:45: Dr. Alan Vinitsky will come and answer your questions. He is still deciding on the focus of his presentation.
For information via internet, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Please! Do not wear fragrances to any group events, including personal care products or detergents!About the CSDA
The Chemical Sensitivity Disorders Association (CSDA) welcomes your tax-deductible contributions. You may mail them to: CSDA, 7308 Cedar Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912. If you wish to include email newsletters, please include your email address. You will then receive details of meetings.
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