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Supporting Asian Americans Living with Chronic Illness Support Group

The Supporting Asian Americans Living with Chronic Illness Support Group is a group for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who live with ongoing physical health challenges. This may include chronic illness, a...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 02:00pm PDT
Free
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Center for Chronic Illness
Hosted By
Annie M.
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Women
New Mom Support: Growing Together

Learning to navigate the life of a new mom is a journey made smoother in concert with others. Join us as we discuss sleep deprivation, fluctuating emotions, nourishing our infants, managing relationships, and eve...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 05:00pm EDT
Free
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HeyLadies
Hosted By
Kayla H.
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Bipolar
Bipolar Support Group - Building Your Self-Esteem
HeyPeers Certified Meeting

These meetings are specifically for individuals who are suffering from Bipolar Disorder. While many Bipolar sufferers deal with mania or hypomanic episodes, most experience depression regularly. The combination c...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 05:30pm EDT
$9.99
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Welcome to HeyPeers Certified Meetings!
Hosted By
Michelle H.
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General
Alcott Club

Join us in a freewheeling discussion based on recovery topics where we explore and help to connect to ourselves and others.

Thursday, Jun 20 | 03:00pm PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
Hosted By
Grant L.
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Bipolar
Thankful Thursday- Bipolar Support Group

Bipolar Support: Thankful Thursday gives that weekly boost to be with others that understand the challenges that exist with bipolar disorder. Spend an hour with a limited number of people in a safe and confidenti...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 06:00pm EDT
$5.99
Hosted By
Lori H.
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Postpartum
Living with Postpartum Chronic Illness Support Group

The Living with Postpartum Chronic Illness Support Group is a peer support for women experiencing health challenges after giving birth. Women who have given birth in the past 12 months are welcome. Background act...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 03:00pm PDT
Free
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Center for Chronic Illness
Hosted By
Annie M.
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Sleep
Living with Narcolepsy - Canada

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

Thursday, Jun 20 | 06:30pm EDT
Free
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Wake Up Narcolepsy
Hosted By
Kelsey B.
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Women
Invisible Victim

TRIGGER WARNING: During this group, we may be discussing assault/abuse events and dealing with intimate partner violence that may be disturbing, even traumatizing, to some members. If you ever feel the need to ex...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 04:00pm PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
Hosted By
Jessica D.
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General
NAMI Connection Support Group: African-American

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

Thursday, Jun 20 | 06:00pm CDT
Free
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NAMI Minnesota
Hosted By
Ishaq L.
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Caregiver
VOA|ReST: Resilience Strength Time

VOA|ReST is an online peer support service providing the benefits of a confidential, interactive process to individuals who are struggling with loneliness, stress and fatigue during these extraordinary times. Eac...

Thursday, Jun 20 | 07:00pm EDT
Free
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Volunteers of America
Hosted By
Raven S.
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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: