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Your hospital: Many hospital have support groups and they may have rooms to lend you. Online groups may assist you in starting a support group in your area as well. Best of luck! ...Read more
Assist in many ways: Support groups for a disability can be very helpful in many ways. These groups can provide emotional support, provide for care, be a referral source for other needs, and possibly provide financial assistance. ...Read more
Contact ADA: American diabetic association is the most organized and resourceful institution. I would contact them and ask them to help connect you to the local resources including support group ...Read more
Al-Anon: They're helpful. The ideas -- especially, not trying to change the person, but managing your own situation -- are sound. They can be of practical help. ...Read more
Mitochondrial group: I woud do a google search on this. ...Read more
How lucky for you!: You are actually in the place this this national (maybe worldwide) program was developed. It is really great and very successful. As you might expect, most groups are older than you, but they'd "spoil" you probably. I've attended & took leader training and recommend it to many. Cdsmp - chronic disease self-management pgm. Here's the link: http://patienteducation. Stanford. Edu/. ...Read more
Please can I get some advice?, does anyone know where I can find a support group for anxiety on long island suffolk county?
Try this listing:
http://www. Mhausuffolk. Org/documents/supportgroups. Php. ...Read more
Can vary: PTSD support groups can be very beneficial in that they provide a safe environment for learning about one's condition, sharing with individuals who have gone through similar experiences, and hearing about how others cope with day to day challenges. Individuals are encouraged to share their experiences, and to provide support to others, within their range of comfort. ...Read more
HDSA: The huntington disease society of america has an excellent website to help you find their local chapter and other support. They also have an annual conference that is open to the public. You can also try to find hospitals nearby (usually academic medical centers) that have been deemed a huntington disease center of excellence. Those hospitals are well connected to support resources. ...Read more
Use in person: Support groups are best done in person and led by a professional. ...Read more
Cancer society: Call them for help.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes but. .: There are no support groups for this one agent alone. There are many support groups for cancer treatment in general, usually disease specific like breast cancer, or ovarian cancer, etc. These can be found on line easily or you can contact gilda's club or the american cancer society for the internet access for help. ...Read more
Likely to Help: Support groups come in all shapes, sizes, and levels of benefit. There is always the possibility that a goup will not be helpful, but unless someone there really wants you to feel worse, it is not very likely to make you worse. You might think about "trying out" a support group to make sure you feel like it is a safe and supportive setting. ...Read more
If you we're in an area with lots of people with narcolepsy would you want to be proactive in a local support group if there wasn't one anywhere?
Probably not: I could not find any references online to currently active groups. One site said that they had suspended their groups. I think the problem is that it is hard to make sure that a group doesn't make things worse. ...Read more
Breast cancer: Contact patients and tell them you want to start group. ...Read more
National Tourette gp:
There are several ways to get information. There may be a local grpoup that can be found by the internet.
The naational tourette syndrome society is located at 40-42 bell boulevard in new york. It is a central information source of information. Joining the tourette syndrome society will provide yoiu with information about treatement, research and informational meetings. ...Read more
Cancer society: They will point you in the right direction. ...Read more
Cancer society: They can direct you to the group that fits you best. ...Read more