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FOR REPEAT ATTENDEES - AARP Fraud Watch Network VOA | ReST Program

*This session is for participants that have attended at least one session* AARP Fraud Watch Network VOA | ReST Program is online and confidential. Small peer groups are led in discussion by one or more trained p...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 12:00pm EDT
Free
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AARP Fraud Watch Network VOA | ReST Program
Hosted By
Michele B.
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Parenting
Parents of Children 16 & Under : The Parent Support Network - National

Support meetings are parent-driven and are meant to provide parents who are concerned about their children’s mental health with a dependable and caring network and valuable peer support. Meetings are intended for...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 12:00pm EDT
Free
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The Youth Mental Health Project
Hosted By
Jennifer H.
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Depression
The Hills & The Valleys

The Hills & The Valleys

Thursday, Jun 20 | 09:00am PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
Hosted By
Miriam J.
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General
LGBTQIA2S+ with Ashley

Weekly meeting with Ashley, the LGBTQIA2S+ welcomes you to join! This group is open and welcome to those within the community as well as those who are allies. Chatting and sharing are optional as we want the spa...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 10:00am PDT
Free
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PeerGalaxy
Hosted By
Ashley A.
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General
NAMI Family Support Group: Parents of Children Under 21

This is a peer-led support group for any parent or caregiver of a child under the age of 21 who is living with a mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 12:30pm CDT
Free
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NAMI Minnesota
Hosted By
Mary (She/Her) L.
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General
Emotional Sobriety

A group where we learn and share practices and tools on how to regulate negative feelings. A safe place to share about "Life on Life's Terms".

Thursday, Jun 20 | 11:00am PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
Hosted By
Benjamin M.
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General
Walking With Friends

Join us as we discuss recovery in building one another up. Walking through the road of recovery together, as we encourage one another and make genuine connections. As we use the tools of recovery and we use our d...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 12:00pm PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
Hosted By
Moses R.
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Brain injury
Private VSG-2 - SCCC

Private psycho-education group meeting. Requires invitation for entry, not open for the public.

Thursday, Jun 20 | 12:30pm PDT
Free
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Support
Hosted By
Nick
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General
OCD and You

An open discussion group about the topic of OCD and how it affects our daily living.

Thursday, Jun 20 | 01:00pm PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
Hosted By
Martha A.
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Other
NeuroConnect with Ashley

Neuroconnect with Ashley, meets weekly here as we discuss and share our experiences being neurodiverse. We wish to create a positive and safe space to listen , share, and learn from each other. We focus on differ...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 02:00pm PDT
Free
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PeerGalaxy
Hosted By
Ashley A.
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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: