The Hepatitis Community
Hepatitis Support Groups - Do Hepatitis Support Groups Help
Research shows that support groups are helpful to people living with a chronic hepatitis. What do you appreciate about being part of a hepatitis support group or online forum?
Should I Join an Internet Support Forum?
Are online hepatitis forums good places for support? Here are the pros and cons of joining a virtual community for hepatitis support.
What Makes a Good Support Group?
Joining a support group give you access to information, other people's experiences, and most importantly, an open line to people who are going through the same struggles as you. Here are four things to consider when choosing a support group.
List of Virtual Hepatitis Support Groups
A listing of online hepatitis support groups.
Finding a Support Group
Support groups can be excellent sources of information and encouragement, which are two crucial things you need to live well with chronic hepatitis. Whether you are newly diagnosed or are newly relapsed, finding and participating in a support group should be one of your first priorities. Here are five places you should check out if you're looking for a group to join.
Hepatitis A, B, & C Prevention Programs
Information is power! Here is a good list of hepatitis organizations that offer great information and programs.
Viral Hepatitis Support Groups
Support groups are an effective place to share and receive encouragement. With all the joys and frustrations of living with hepatitis, it's important to be able to talk with people who know. Here is a listing by state of support groups for people living with viral hepatitis.
Children's Support Group
Children need support, too! CLASS, Children's Liver Association for Support Services, is a not-for-profit group dedicated to helping children affected by liver disease.
Cirrhosis Support Group
Here's an on-line support group for people with cirrhosis.
How Can I Find A Support Group Near Me?
Here's a listing of hepatitis support groups by state.