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Kitchen Empowerment Hour with Culinary Cori

The Kitchen Empowerment Hour with Culinary Cori is a place for people all ages to gather and share insights and gain essential life skills related to kitchen and life management. From the farm to the table, Cori ...

Friday, Jun 21 | 12:00pm PDT
Free
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PeerGalaxy
Hosted By
Cori T.
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Cause 4 Paws

Strengthening one's living environment with a purpose of Human/Animal Relationship bonding that enhances positive feedback towards handling and coping with the issues affecting our lives. Including, but not limit...

Friday, Jun 21 | 12:00pm PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
Hosted By
Lynnea J.
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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 21 | 02:30pm CDT
Free
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NAMI Minnesota
Hosted By
Don R.
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Art Intake for Mental Wellness

Exploring the benefits of Art and Creativity for mental health wellness. An interactive group to explore creative ways to encourage mental wellness through Art.

Friday, Jun 21 | 01:00pm PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
Hosted By
Jessica S.
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Sleep
Living with Narcolepsy - LGBTQIA+

The LGBTQIA+ groups for people with Narcolepsy meets on Fridays and offers a shared space for attendees to bring their most pressing concerns as people living with Narcolepsy who are also part of the LGBTQIA+ com...

Friday, Jun 21 | 04:00pm EDT
Free
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Wake Up Narcolepsy
Hosted By
Tatiana C.
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Family Support Group-Have a loved one living w/mental health challenges

Confidential. Do you have a loved one living with mental health challenges and find yourself needing support. Please join my support group. I have an adult daughter living with me who lives with mental health ch...

Friday, Jun 21 | 01:00pm PDT
Free
Hosted By
Tammy B.
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Voices and visions community meeting

Voluntarily this group is closed we ask that you if you do not experience voices and or visions please do not attend this group . This group is to support peers who experience voices and/or visions in our unique...

Friday, Jun 21 | 01:00pm PDT
Free
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PeerGalaxy
Hosted By
Greg L.
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Depression
DBSA Online Support Group

The primary participants in this group are people diagnosed with a mood disorder and those who believe they may have a mood disorder.

Friday, Jun 21 | 03:00pm CDT
Free
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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Hosted By
Randi G.
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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 21 | 02:00pm PDT
Free
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Project Return Peer Support Network
Hosted By
Jacqueline A.
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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 21 | 02:00pm PDT
Free
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PeerGalaxy
Hosted By
Joe C.
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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: