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What good will a support group do?

What good will a support group do?

Strength in numbers: Support groups can be an important aspect of the recovery process. They are one of the many approaches to a myriad of problems, but especially addiction and recovery. We can't be strong every day, sometimes we need support and the strength of others. ...Read more

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Is there a support group for people diagnosed with D.I.?

Is there a support group for people diagnosed with D.I.?

Yes: Diabetes Insipidus anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Diabetes Insipidus ...Read more

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There's no support group in my area. How do I start one?

There's no support group in my area. How do I start one?

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

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What can a support group do to help me with my disability?

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

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Help! Need to know if there's a support group for people who feel anxious at christmas time?

Help! Need to know if there's a support group for people who feel anxious at christmas time?

Look around.: Lots of people suffer from anxiety and depression around the holidays. Seek a counselor for individual counseling and for direction to a support group. ...Read more

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Is there a paget's disease support group online?

Is there a paget's disease support group online?

Several: Try http://www. Experienceproject. Com/groups/have-pagets-disease-of-bone/99046.

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What is a good online support group for amyloidosis?

What is a good online support group for amyloidosis?

Arthritis Foundation: Check with the arthritis foundation and with the american college of rheumatology they may know online support group for amyloidosis.
There is a prof at boston u who has done research on amyloidosis and she may be able to help patient. ...Read more

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How might I go about finding a menopause support group?

How might I go about finding a menopause support group?

There are several: If you google that phrae you'll find several options, some local. I found. Menopause.Supportgrous. Com, dailstrength. Org/c/menopause/supportgroup, and menopause. Meetup. Com/ there's afew to look into. ...Read more

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How to start a diabetes support group in the community?

How to start a diabetes support group in the community?

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

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Where can I find a support group for schizoaffective disorder?

Where can I find a support group for schizoaffective disorder?

NAMI: The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill is a nationwide organization that does outstanding outreach for persons with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. You can do an online search of a local chapter and contact them. ...Read more

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Which is the name of the support group for loved ones of alcoholics?

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

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How do I find a support group for a child suffering from psychosocial symptoms?

How do I find a support group for a child suffering from psychosocial symptoms?

Ask your doctor: Either your primary care doctor or a psychologist or psychiatrist will be able to direct you toward resources or possible support groups for your child. School counselors can also be a start. ...Read more

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How do I find a support group near where I live that can help me learn to manage my disease?

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

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I was curious what a ptsd support group is like at a vet center?

I was curious what a ptsd support group is like at a vet center?

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

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Looking out for hodgkin's lymphoma support group?

Looking out for hodgkin's lymphoma support group?

LLS: One place to start would be with your local leukemia and lymphoma society.

They are at www. Lls. Org

good luck. ...Read more

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How do I find a support group for huntington's disease?

How do I find a support group for huntington's disease?

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

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On taxotere (docetaxel). I am looking for an online support group?

On taxotere (docetaxel). I am looking for an online support group?

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

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What do you advise if I'm looking for a wernickies encephalopathy support group?

What do you advise if I'm looking for a wernickies encephalopathy support group?

Suggestions: Certainly, check with Alcoholics Anonymous, as many prior alcoholics have found support from this group.
Although you do not have Alzheimer's, or head trauma, these groups can perhaps find what you seek. ...Read more

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Looking for depression support group? Are they safe to join? Might they make you worse?

Looking for depression support group? Are they safe to join? Might they make you worse?

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

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Any outpatient option for a self injury support group?

Any outpatient option for a self injury support group?

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

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How to get a childhood cancer support group started?

How to get a childhood cancer support group started?

Many resources...: There are many resources and organizations involved with various aspects of childhood cancer. Alex's lemonade stand foundation has an excellent list of web resources to help:

http://www. Alexslemonade. Org/childhood-cancer/resources. ...Read more

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How can I find a tourette syndrome support group in los angeles?

How can I find a tourette syndrome support group in los angeles?

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

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