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Individual Family Support-Loved One Living w/Mental Health Challenges

Provide individual confidential support. Provide resources and self-care exercises. I have 7 years experience as a Peer Support Specialist & Family Support Specialist most of which was for NAMI San Diego. I’ve wo...

Saturday, Jun 15 | 12:45pm PDT
$20.99
Hosted By
Tammy B.
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Depression
Peer Support With Heidi

Discussion on knowing our personal boundaries and how to honor them

Wednesday, Jun 19 | 07:00pm MDT
$25.00
Hosted By
Heidi J.
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General
Individual Family Support

Listen, Support, Resources & Self-Care. I have 7 years experience as a Peer Support Specialist & Family Support Specialist most of which was for NAMI San Diego. I’ve worked in both a county psychiatric hospital ...

Saturday, Jun 22 | 08:00am PDT
$20.99
Hosted By
Tammy B.
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General
Individual Family Support

Listen, Support, Resources & Self-Care. I have 7 years experience as a Peer Support Specialist & Family Support Specialist most of which was for NAMI San Diego. I’ve worked in both a county psychiatric hospital ...

Saturday, Jun 22 | 09:15am PDT
$20.99
Hosted By
Tammy B.
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General
Individual Family Support-Loved one living w/mental health challenges

Confidential. Listen, Support, Resources & Self-Care. I have 7 years experience as a Peer Support Specialist & Family Support Specialist most of which was for NAMI San Diego. I’ve worked in both a county psychia...

Saturday, Jun 29 | 10:00am PDT
$20.99
Hosted By
Tammy B.
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General
Individual Family Support

Confidential. Listen, Support, Resources & Self-Care. I have 7 years experience as a Peer Support Specialist & Family Support Specialist most of which was for NAMI San Diego. I’ve worked in both a county psychia...

Saturday, Jun 29 | 11:30am PDT
$20.99
Hosted By
Tammy B.
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General
Individual Family Support

Listen, Support, Resources & Self-Care. I have 7 years experience as a Peer Support Specialist & Family Support Specialist most of which was for NAMI San Diego. I’ve worked in both a county psychiatric hospital a...

Saturday, Jul 06 | 12:45pm PDT
$20.99
Hosted By
Tammy B.
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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: