Canadian Support Groups
In addition to the BC Balance and Dizziness Disorders Society, these groups offer support to those with vestibular disorders.
St. John's Ménière’s and Tinnitus Resource Group (Newfoundland)
Monthly round table discussion and guest speakers.
Toronto Ménière’s Support Group (Ontario)
For information contact Don Lynch:
Vancouver Island Balance and Dizziness Disorders (Victoria, British Columbia)
Victoria-based vestibular disorders support group.
Winnipeg Ménière’s Support Group (Manitoba)
A self-help group for people with Ménière’s and other inner-ear balance disorders.
International Support Groups
Vestibular Disorders Association (USA)
Commonly known as VEDA, the Vestibular Disorders Association's mandate is to help people find balance. They also provide a directory of professionals.
Whirled Foundation (Australia)
Formerly "Ménière’s Australia," this organization provides support for chronic imbalance sufferers.
Online Forums and Discussion Groups
Please note that some of these sites require free-of-charge membership or registration to access some or all features.
Support for those with Ménière’s disease. Includes message boards, email support group, links to homepages of people with Ménière’s disease, poetry and more. (American)
Patient.co.uk – Ménière’s Disease Discussions
Discuss, share experiences and ask questions about Ménière’s disease. Registration (free) required. (British)
Support group and resource for those with balance systems destroyed by the toxic effects of the antibiotic Gentamicin.