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Programas

The Center for Chronic Illness offers support groups for anyone impacted by chronic illness and rare disease. All programs are free of cost, meet virtually, and are facilitated by licensed mental health professionals. *Please note, while our support groups are professionally-facilitated and may offer psycho-educational tools for coping, our groups are NOT psychotherapy or counseling groups and are not an exchange for individual psychotherapy. 

Please follow these steps to sign up for a support group:

  1. Visit the HeyPeers website 

  2. Enter your email address, and click continue

  3. Enter your first and last name, and choose a username

  4. Choose a password, and agree to the HeyPeers Terms & Conditions

  5. Enter some demographic information and agree to Center for Chronic Illness disclaimer

  6. Find a meeting from the List or Calendar view, and click Register

To watch our webinar on getting signed up on HeyPeers, visit our YouTube pageVisit our Testimonials page to learn more about what attendees who join our programs say. If you have questions, check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Scroll below to see a full list and description of our programs. Please contact us with any questions.

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Grupos de apoyo en persona
General Chronic Illness Support Groups
BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ Support Group
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Living with Chronic Illness 

4th Mondays

6-7pm PST / 9-10pm EST

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Living with Chronic Illness (for Washington state residents)

2nd & 4th Wednesday

5:30-6:30pm PST

Contact us for the password for this group

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Creativity and Chronic Illness

every Sunday 

10am-11:30am PST /

1-2:30pm EST

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Body Image and Chronic Illness 

3rd Wednesdays

3-4pm PST / 6-7pm EST

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Living Mindfully with Chronic Illness

2nd & 4th Tuesdays

6-7pm PST / 9-10pm EST

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COVID-19 Long-Haulers

4th Saturdays

10-11am PST / 1-2pm EST

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Teens Living with Chronic Illness  

for teens (ages 15-17)

1st Monday

4-5pm PST / 7-8pm EST 

 

*Please note both a parent / guardian and teen will need to sign a consent form before the teen can participate in the group (contact us to obtain the form)

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Living with Postpartum Chronic Illness Support Group

3rd Thursdays

3-4pm PST / 6-7pm EST

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Living with Migraines

2nd and 4th Wednesdays

4-5pm PST / 7-8pm EST


Updated 11/9/2023

Grupos de apoyo basados en la web
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Supporting African Americans Living with Chronic Illness  

2nd & 4th Wednesdays

4-5pm PST / 7-8pm EST

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LGBTQIA+ and Living with Chronic Illness 

2nd Tuesdays

5-6pm PST / 8-9pm EST

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Supporting Asian Americans Living with Chronic Illness

3rd Thursdays

2-3pm PST / 5-6pm EST


Updated 3/26/2024

Grupos de apoyo basados en la web
Support Group for Loved Ones
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Supporting Loved Ones

Spouses, partners, parents, adult children, friends, and neighbors are welcome 

4th Mondays

5-6pm PST / 8-9pm EST

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Parenting Chronic Illness

2nd Mondays

5-6pm PST / 7-8pm EST

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Supporting Loved Ones Living with Thyroid Eye Disease Support Group 

3rd Tuesday of every other month

6-7pm PST / 9-10pm EST

4th Mondays on the alternating months

3-4pm PST / 6-7pm EST


Updated 2/9/2024

Grupos de apoyo basados en la web
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Living with Rare Chronic Illness

1st Tuesdays

4-5pm PST / 7-8pm EST

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Living with Rare Chronic Illness (for Washington state residents)

2nd Wednesdays

1:30-2:30pm PST

Contact us for the password for this group

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Living with Cystinosis

3rd Tuesdays

4-5pm PST / 7-8pm EST

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Living with Thyroid Eye Disease Support Group - 1st Tuesdays

6-7pm PST / 9-10pm EST

2nd Mondays

3-4pm PST / 6-7pm EST

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Supporting Loved Ones Living with Thyroid Eye Disease Support Group 

3rd Tuesday of every other month

6-7pm PST / 9-10pm EST

4th Mondays on the alternating months

3-4pm PST / 6-7pm EST

Viviendo con enfermedades crónicas : un grupo de apoyo general para quienes viven con problemas de salud física continuos el cuarto lunes de cada mes, de 7 a 8 p.m., hora estándar del Pacífico

Vivir conscientemente con enfermedades crónicas : un grupo centrado en el aprendizaje de la atención plena, la meditación y la autocompasión, el segundo y cuarto martes de cada mes, de 6 a 7 p.m. PST

Enfermedad crónica rara : un grupo de apoyo para adultos que viven con problemas de salud poco comunes, el primer martes de cada mes, de 4 a 5 p.m., hora estándar del Pacífico

Enfermedad crónica para padres: un grupo de apoyo para padres de niños de cualquier edad que vivan con problemas de salud continuos, el segundo lunes de cada mes, de 4 a 5 p. M. PST

Viviendo con cistinosis : un grupo de apoyo para pacientes que viven con la enfermedad rara, cistinosis, el tercer martes de cada mes, de 4 a 5 p. M. PST

Grupo de apoyo para padres con cistinosis: un grupo de apoyo para padres de personas que viven con la enfermedad rara, cistinosis, el tercer martes de cada dos meses, de 2: 30 a 3: 30 p.m. PST (20 de julio, 21 de septiembre, 16 de noviembre)

COVID-19 Long-Haulers : un grupo de apoyo para cualquier persona que experimente problemas de salud continuos después de haber sido diagnosticado con COVID-19, el cuarto martes de cada mes, de 4 a 5 p.m. PST

Creatividad y enfermedades crónicas : un grupo de apoyo para cualquier persona que viva con una enfermedad crónica y quiera expresarse a través del arte, los domingos de 10 a. M. A 11:30 a. M. PST.

Viviendo con el trastorno del ciclo de la urea : un grupo de apoyo para pacientes que viven con la enfermedad rara, el trastorno del ciclo de la urea (UCD), el tercer miércoles de cada mes, de 4 a 5 p. M. PST (17 de marzo de 2021, 19 de mayo, 21 de julio, 15 de septiembre y 17 de noviembre)

Cuidando el trastorno del ciclo de la urea : un grupo de apoyo para los cuidadores, padres y seres queridos de las personas que viven con el trastorno del ciclo de la urea (UCD), el primer miércoles de cada mes, de 4 a 5 p.m. PST (a partir del 7 de abril de 2021, 2 de junio, agosto 4, 6 de octubre y 1 de diciembre)

Apoyo a los afroamericanos que viven con enfermedades crónicas : un grupo de apoyo para personas afroamericanas afectadas por problemas de salud en curso, el segundo miércoles de cada mes, de 4 a 5 p. M. PST

Adolescentes que viven con enfermedades crónicas : un grupo de apoyo para adolescentes (de 15 a 17 años) que viven con problemas de salud continuos, el primer lunes de cada mes, de 4 a 5 p. M. PST, * Tenga en cuenta que tanto el padre / tutor como el adolescente deberán firmar un formulario de consentimiento antes de que el adolescente pueda participar en el grupo virtual


Actualizado 16/6/2021

Rare Chronic Illness Support Group
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