Anxiety and Depression Association of the United States. It offers a list of support groups across the country for different mental health conditions, including PTSD. These can be useful additions to in-person support groups and can be especially useful if there are no groups in your area. The National Center for Information on the National Self-Help Group for Mental Health Consumers also maintains a directory of consumer-driven services that includes peer-managed organizations in the United States that offer a variety of support services and activities, including peer-managed support groups.
You should feel comfortable in the support group space of your choice, so trying out different groups can help you determine which one is the most appropriate. Support groups are offered as a space where people can come together to share their stories, experiences and lives in a way that helps reduce isolation and loneliness. This is a peer support community for those who have suffered prolonged trauma and have come out the other side alive and well, but with injuries that need to be addressed. In addition to the resources listed above, the resources below are divided into three main sections: resources for specialized support groups, other useful resources, and free 24-hour national hotlines.
Mental Health America has its own support community through Inspire, which allows people to connect on a variety of topics and topics related to mental health. Your local branch of Mental Health America is an excellent resource to help you find support groups in your area. NAMI offers several resources, such as NAMI's peer-to-peer education program and the NAMI Connection recovery support group, which are led by and for people with mental health problems. There are a variety of organizations that offer support groups for consumers, their families and friends.
NAMI is here to provide you with support and information about community resources for you and your family. The CPTSD Foundation is proud and honored to help survivors of all types of trauma by offering a safe virtual support group called the CPTSD Community Safe Group.