Research has found peer support groups to be highly effective at improving mental health. Feeling isolated and alone is common among individuals with mental illness and peer support groups combat that by helping the group members see how others are similar to them.
6 Benefits of Peer Support for Mental Health
An extremely beneficial way to combat mental illness is to attend peer support groups for mental health. Here is a list from clinical psychologist David Susman PhD of six reasons a support group could best serve your needs.
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