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Living with Rare Chronic Illness Support Group (for Washington state residents only)

The Living with Rare Chronic Illness Support Group is for adults living with any rare disease who live in Washington state. This group meets on the 2nd Friday of each month from 1:30-2:30pm PST and is facilitated...

Friday, Jun 14 | 01:30pm PDT
Free
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Center for Chronic Illness
Hosted By
Zoe F.
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Creative Writing for Recovery and Wellness

Creative writing with Joe and Bree. Joe found creative writing to be a life changing practice for his recovery journey. Bree brings many ideas to this offering as well. Joe offers prompts for creative writing ...

Friday, Jun 14 | 02:00pm PDT
Free
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PeerGalaxy
Hosted By
Joe C.
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Live Love & Laugh (Living Your Best Life)

Join us as we encourage each other with self-love and sharing our experiences that unite us, as we explore paths of purpose and meaning, all the while living our best lives.

Friday, Jun 14 | 02:00pm PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
Hosted By
Jacqueline A.
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Friends Of The Manor

Join us for a support group focused on engaging in conversations about wellness and coping strategies!

Friday, Jun 14 | 03:00pm PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
Hosted By
Grant L.
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Musical Recovery

TRIGGER WARNING: Sharing Our Recovery Journeys with Songs and Fellowship. This group may have music and images that could be triggering to some individuals, even traumatizing to some members. If you ever feel th...

Friday, Jun 14 | 03:00pm PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
Hosted By
Benjamin M.
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Mood Disorder Support Group

Struggling with a mood disorder doesn't have to be something you take on by yourself. This group is meant to address, support, and deal with those difficult emotions we may face. This group is an open discussion ...

Friday, Jun 14 | 06:00pm EDT
$3.99
Hosted By
Brianna K.
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Fearless Fridays

In a world that can often feel isolating and overwhelming, finding a space where we can openly discuss and navigate our mental health challenges is crucial. Braunwynn aims to bring this sanctuary to life with an...

Friday, Jun 14 | 04:00pm PDT
Free
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PeerGalaxy
Hosted By
Braunwynn F.
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Anxiety
Coping with Anxiety

Anxiety can be difficult to learn how to cope with. In this group we will utilize support from our peers in processing these anxious symptoms and learning to manage them in a healthy way. You're not alone!

Friday, Jun 14 | 07:15pm EDT
$3.99
Hosted By
Brianna K.
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Depression
DBSA Black Community Peer Support Groups

DBSA has developed and nurtured the formation of online peer support groups specifically for Black individuals living with a mood disorder or who believe they may have a mood disorder. The groups, led by a Black ...

Friday, Jun 14 | 06:30pm CDT
Free
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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Hosted By
Vanessa W.
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NAMI Connection Support Group

Don and Maddie's group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult (18+) who is living with a mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. The group is ...

Friday, Jun 14 | 06:30pm CDT
Free
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NAMI Minnesota
Hosted By
Don R.
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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: