Chronic illness

Supporting African Americans Living with Chronic Illness Support Group

Hosted By
Angela Farrar S.
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2024 | 04:00pm - 05:00pm PDT
Free
Meeting Full
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About this meeting
The Supporting African Americans Living with Chronic Illness Support Group is a group for African American and Black-identifying individuals who live with ongoing physical health challenges. This may include chronic illness, autoimmune diseases, invisible illnesses, disabilities, rare diseases, chronic pain, etc. This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 4-5pm PST / 7-8pm EST and is facilitated by clinical social worker, Angela Farrar Small MSW, LICSW, MDiv. *If you register and then cannot attend, please remove your registration to free up the space for another participant.

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Recent reviews
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May 23, 2024
Wonderful. Great at facilitating a safe, supportive discussion.
May 09, 2024
Angela is great!
Apr 25, 2024
more time for group would help with more support
Mar 28, 2024
I love this group and the host does a phenomenal job keeping the discussion flowing in a positive and uplifting manner. Thank you Angela🥰🙏🏽😇
Mar 28, 2024
Angela is amazing!!!! She is so kind and sincere, I could not ask for a better leader.
Mar 28, 2024
Angela is a really good group leader. She makes us all feel very important and she makes us feel heard. It'll be really nice at the group could be linked into 90 minutes instead of 60 minutes. It will be even better if the group will be offered once week instead of twice a month.
Feb 29, 2024
very supportive. great facilitator
Feb 29, 2024
she is great very supportive and kind, validates and gives empathy
Feb 15, 2024
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The Center for Chronic Illness (CCI) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization promoting well-being and decreasing isolation for those impacted by ongoing health challenges through support and education. CCI offers free, peer support groups facilitated by licensed mental health professionals and Master's level mental health interns. CCI's programs are designed to bring people together who live with different types of health challenges and diagnoses, recognizing the shared emotional experience of many who are impacted by chronic illness. Please note, because we are a Seattle-based organization, all support groups are scheduled on Pacific Standard Time (PST).


Disclaimer
The Center for Chronic Illness provides support and education for those impacted by ongoing health challenges through our professionally-facilitated peer support groups. Although the information and support provided can be psycho-educational in nature, our support groups are not counseling or therapy groups, and we are not providing healthcare services. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating any health condition. Participation in our facilitated peer support groups does not create a psychotherapist/patient relationship. You should always consult with a doctor and / or other health care professional for medical advice or information about diagnosis and treatment. If you are in a need of immediate medical attention or crisis support, please call 9-1-1 or the National Suicide Hotline at 1-(800) 273-8255 without delay.

To learn more about the Center for Chronic Illness, visit our website at www.thecenterforchronicillness.org or contact us with questions at info@thecenterforchronicillness.org or (425) 296-2705.

While our programs are offered free of cost, we rely on donations from members in our community to be able to provide these services. If you are able, please consider making a contribution.




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