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support group

n.
A group of people, sometimes led by a therapist, who provide each other moral support, information, and advice on problems relating to some shared characteristic or experience: a support group for cancer survivors.

support′ group`


n.
a group of people who meet regularly to support or sustain each other by discussing problems affecting them in common, as alcoholism or bereavement.
[1985–90]
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NAMI Schaumburg Area Family Support Group Meeting: 6:45-8:45 p.
The aim of a support group is to connect families with determined children to others in similar situations and give them hope, love, respect and happiness.
Surestart Strabane mother support group This group offers help to mothers - antenatal and postnatal - and helps with development of young children.
Along with our Coventry and Harbury support groups, The Rugby Support Group works very hard in the local area to raise the funds needed to provide the services available at Myton.
com)-- TEAM's Regional Support Groups 2016 events are underway with new functionality, future developments and the latest on legislation being some of the topics up for discussion.
It takes courage to address one's grief,'' said Amy Correia, MSW, LCSW, medical social worker at the hospital who will facilitate the Grieving Support Group that will meet the first Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 7 p.
Peter BalEizs stressed within the European Commission there had been set up a Special Support Group for Ukraine and its principal goal is primarily coordinating efforts of the European institutions in their aid to Ukraine.
Local MP Jack Dromey has given his backing to the new United Support Group and met with parents at the launch event.
Besides providing moral support for the miners, the Women's Support Group were active in raising funds to help strikers and their families through a variety of activities, including discos, bingo and jumble sales.
Carl Ambrose, vice chair of the support group, said: "We started the group in 2002 to offer support for people with diabetes.
But despite the illness, she is looking to help other people with thyroid conditions overcome them, by being part of a support group.
Ana Robles, a mother who is a part of Dubai ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) Support Group said: "I had umpteen worries in my mind when we moved from Spain as my husband got a job here.

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