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NAMI Minnesota Connection Support Group: BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color)

This support group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult (18+) in the BIPOC community who is living with a mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experi...

Saturday, Jul 13 | 10:00am CDT
Free
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NAMI Minnesota
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Nia Rose peer specialist profile image
Nia R.
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Mind Right - Pocket Right

Navigating through life's obstacles, while learning to securing one's mental health through managing housing, creating budgets, and establishing credit.

Saturday, Jul 13 | 09:00am PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
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Kimberly Bowen peer specialist profile image
Kimberly B.
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Depression
DBSA Online Support Group

The primary participants in this group are people diagnosed with a mood disorder and those who believe they may have a mood disorder.

Saturday, Jul 13 | 11:00am CDT
Free
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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
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Luanne Vinson peer specialist profile image
Luanne V.
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Finding Recovery Through Art Expression

The healing aspects of creative exploration in finding new, and artist ways to better our journey in recovery.

Saturday, Jul 13 | 10:00am PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
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Jessica  Smith  peer specialist profile image
Jessica S.
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Chronic illness
Living with Chronic Pain Support Group

The Living with Chronic Pain Support Group is a general support group for those living with chronic pain. This group will offer an opportunity to discuss the challenges of living with chronic pain and learn non-m...

Saturday, Jul 13 | 10:00am PDT
Free
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Center for Chronic Illness
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Alison Kennedy peer specialist profile image
Alison K.
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Sleep
Living with Narcolepsy

The living with Narcolepsy group is an open drop-in for adults affected by Narcolepsy. The group offers weekly support based on participant needs as they arise while navigating life with Narcolepsy. Led by people...

Saturday, Jul 13 | 01:30pm EDT
Free
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Wake Up Narcolepsy
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Meryl R peer specialist profile image
Meryl R.
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Rising of the Phoenix

Putting Yourself First to Love Yourself

Saturday, Jul 13 | 11:00am PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
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Tierra Verrette peer specialist profile image
Tierra V.
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NAMI Connection Support Group: LGBTQ+

This is a free, peer-led support group for adults (18+) in the LGBTQ+ community living with a mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. The group is led ...

Saturday, Jul 13 | 01:00pm CDT
Free
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NAMI Minnesota
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Marion Edwards peer specialist profile image
Marion E.
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Other
Hearing Voices Network

Saturday, Jul 13 | 01:00pm PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
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Jeffrey Magenheimer peer specialist profile image
Jeffrey M.
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Eating disorder
Eating Disorder Peer Support Group

Join our supportive community of individuals navigating eating disorders, body image, and body grief. Led by a Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist and Certified Eating Disorder Recovery Coach, our Peer Sup...

Saturday, Jul 13 | 05:00pm CDT
$3.99
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Jenn Jones peer specialist profile image
Jenn J.
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Frequently Asked Questions


Why Join a Support Group?

Support groups offer a unique opportunity to connect with others who share similar experiences. They help reduce isolation and loneliness, provide a sense of community, and offer practical advice and support. Here are some key benefits of joining a support group:

  • Shared Experiences: Find comfort in knowing you are not alone in your struggles.
  • Emotional Support: Receive and provide encouragement and empathy.
  • Practical Advice: Gain insights and tips from others who have faced similar challenges.
  • Personal Growth: Enhance your coping skills and resilience.

Who Should Use Support Groups?

Support groups are open to anyone looking for support. They often focus on specific topics such as depression, anxiety, family issues, or grief. It's important to find a group that feels right for you. If the first group you join doesn't meet your needs, don't hesitate to try another one.


Why use HeyPeers for Support Groups?

At HeyPeers, we provide a platform where multiple organizations offer a wide range of support groups. Many of these groups are offered for free by non-profits dedicated to supporting your mental health and well-being. Additionally, we feature HeyPeers-certified meetings conducted by verified certified peer specialists and independent peer specialists who offer their services via our platform. If you are feeling overwhelmed or isolated, our platform provides the support you need to empower yourself and take control of your mental health.

One of the biggest reasons HeyPeers stands out is that only certified peer specialists can lead support groups on our platform. This ensures better quality of support and follows the right protocols to make sure the support group is a safe place. Unlike random peer-led support groups, our certified specialists are trained to provide proper guidance without suggesting potentially harmful medications or practices.


Is HeyPeers a Safe Place for Mental Health Issues?

Yes, HeyPeers is designed to be a safe and supportive environment for addressing mental health issues. On HeyPeers, support groups can be joined anonymously, allowing you to participate without revealing your identity. We also have mechanisms in place to stop any inappropriate behavior, ensuring that the support group remains a safe and respectful space for all participants. Our certified peer specialists are trained to provide proper guidance and follow protocols that promote safety and well-being in every session.


Types of Support Groups Available on HeyPeers

  • Free Support Groups: Offered by various non-profit organizations, these groups cover a range of topics and provide free access to support.
  • HeyPeers-Certified Meetings: Conducted by verified certified peer specialists, these paid meetings ensure high-quality, professional support.
  • Independent Peer Specialists: Individual peer specialists offering personalized support services through our platform. These specialists provide one-on-one sessions and create specific topics for personalized meetings. Users can register for these paid services to receive targeted support.
  • Team-Led Groups: Some organizations offer team-led groups with more than one group leader, providing diverse perspectives and enhanced support.

Can I Access Support Groups Online?

Yes, HeyPeers offers online support groups, allowing you to connect with others from the comfort of your home. Our online communities and discussion boards provide additional ways to stay connected and supported, especially if local groups are not available.


What Topics Do HeyPeers Support Groups Cover?

HeyPeers provides a platform for various organizations to offer support groups covering a wide range of topics to address diverse mental health and well-being needs. In addition to HeyPeers-certified support groups, our platform hosts groups focused on: