Support Groups

HuffPost Personal
I used — not weed, or coke, or tequila. I got high on men.
Impact
As always, we must stick together and fight on.
Impact
An oncology study by the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, confirms what many cancer survivors already know -- patients with strong support networks are not only more likely to survive, they also experience reduced occurrences of cancer resurgence.
Wellness
I'm curious about what you have to say. You'll meet people who have walked a path very similar to yours. They truly get what
GPS for the Soul
What I've taken away from all of this is that worrying does not serve to assist anything. Taking action does.
Wellness
The gatherings continue to be an integral part of my pain management plan. It doesn't stop the hurting or help me regain mobility, but it's high on my list of things that renew me, which is a key element of the coping process. Few things compare to the power of witness.
Post 50
Social interaction with people my age and younger (intergenerational), I've created a Facebook group to start the conversation
Entertainment
Prior winners of the HOME Academy Award for health have been Dallas Buyers Club (for AIDS and access to clinical trial drugs
Videos
From caring for an ailing loved one at home to institutionalized palliative care, HuffPost Live takes a sharp look at end of life and the effects of those final days on patients and caregivers.
Wellness
PTSD has not broken me. It's taken me apart, and I'm reassembling myself day by day. In the meantime, I'm learning to love what I can build.
Post 50
When I approach my father, who has Alzheimer's, with an open mind, I see all that he is today. Each poem he sends me, every phone call, each bowl he spins on a wheel -- surely is a blessing. Each day he lives, he offers me a gift that spreads its wings to share with you.
Queer Voices
We were standing at the corner of Dartmouth and Boylston streets waiting for our Boston Pride contingent to march through the streets of the city. The two of us had just met and I asked him how he had found out about the bi community.
Post 50
Caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia can be incredibly rewarding, but it can also be tremendously discouraging and stressful.
Wellness
___________________ If you -- or someone you know -- need help, please call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention
Parenting
Myths of motherhood are toxic. They not only diminish our personal empowerment to value ourselves and raise our families according to our own beliefs and choices, but they also reinforce oppressions that keep a majority of women disempowered, pushing them farther into a corner.
Post 50
After they left, I was exhausted, but stayed awake all night tossing and turning. I toyed with starting another support group for women with insomnia. But when would we meet?
Parenting
As a facilitator of groups for new moms, my goal is to create a safe, welcoming space where mothers can "tell it like it
Wellness
Clients who ask for -- and listen to -- the advice of wise, loving friends have more successful lives. Dating may be a lonely journey, but you don't have to take it alone. Having a dating buddy will definitely make it more fun.