Finding the Right Support Group
Support groups can give you the chance to ask personal questions and get support from others who are experiencing similar challenges or connect with someone who has been there before. Here are some options for finding the support you need:
- Ask your doctor, nurse or hospital social worker
- Check your insurance provider’s website
- Contact nonprofit organizations that advocate for your particular condition. For example:
Other Online Support Groups
While usually not monitored by health professionals, online forums can provide an immediate sense of community with people facing a similar situation. Search online for groups on MeetUp or Facebook for informal discussions and to support groups in your area.