Mayo Clinic Connect
Anyone know of a physical decent depression support group? Online is nice but the overwhelming loneliness is better served by physical bodies.
Liked by Teresa, Volunteer Mentor
I appreciate your recent posts on Connect. I understand from this post that you are looking for a face-to-face support group for depression. If you have a therapist, you might check with that professional to see if there are any in your area. You can also contact your local mental health clinic and/or hospital for groups.
There are some national groups that meet however. Here are some names and websites:
If your depression is connected to a past (or current) addiction problem you can google these organizations for meeting places and times near you:
Alcoholics Anonymous, AA
Narcotic Anonymous, NA, https://www.na.org/meetingsearch/
Many churches also have faith-based support groups with different names such as:
Celebrate Recovery, http://www.celebraterecovery.com/
Grace Alliance, http://mentalhealthgracealliance.org/
I hope that you find the support you are looking for. I look forward to hearing from you again.
Liked by Lisa Lucier, Connect Moderator
If you go to Psychology Today's website and search for depression support groups along with your city, you will likely find quite a few and if you are in a reasonably large city, there will likely be one there.
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