Feeling isolated and depressed because of your chronic condition? Need to talk to someone who understands? Need a shoulder to cry on? Need to regain your life back and feel hopeful again? Reachout is the App where you can connect with many others who feel your pain and will help you move through it. You are no longer alone.* App is and will remain completely free to it's users.
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Online Support Groups for:
Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Chronic Pain, Mental Illness (Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Borderline Personality Disorder, Schizophrenia etc), Substance Abuse and Grieving
** Heart Disease: Heart Disease is the #1 killer in the world. In this section, you can connect with many others who have heart disease or have had heart surgery. Is a heart healthy diet going to help? Has anyone undergone open heart surgery at my age? What is the difference between heart attack and heart failure? How to prepare for open heart surgery? Is depression after surgery normal? what is a normal cholesterol number for a heart patient? Get answers to these and many other questions from people who are dealing with heart disease and help each other.
** Diabetes: Whether you have type-1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes) or type-2 diabetes, or even pre-diabetic, it is a drastic change of lifestyle. With questions ranging from needles, test strips, insulin pumps and dietary restrictions, it feels overwhelming at times. However, you are not alone in this fight. There are users from all over the world fighting the same battle with Diabetes as us, who relate to what we are going through and can offer their help. This section offers the users an opportunity to chat about Diabetes in this group and gain perspective from users about diabetes care.
** Chronic Pain: Fibromyalgia, arthritis, Inflammation are all different forms of chronic pain that are addressed in this section of Reachout. Find support for your pain and exchange information about therapies that work in relieving the pain.
** Mental Illness: This support section of the App is devoted to discussing Anxiety, Depression, Schizophrenia, PTSD, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder and other related illnesses. This section provides a means to relate with others facing the same challenges in life. Mental Illness Support is a big topic that spans across multiple diseases and we will discuss them all, not just Anxiety, Depression, Schizophrenia, PTSD, Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.
** Substance Abuse: This section of the App addresses illegal drug addiction, alcohol abuse and prescription drugs misuse. Social shame stops users and their families from reaching out and seeking help for themselves often leading to depression and further abuse. Gain support and express freely and hear others in a non-judgmental setting of compassion and understanding.
** Cancer: Breast Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Brain Tumor, Lymphoma, Leukemia, Colon Cancer, Melanoma, Lung Cancer, Relapse and Chemotherapy are words that change people's lives forever. Often, cancer survivors have much support and help to offer others. Read cancer survivor stories and write your own. In this Cancer Support Group, you can connect with users who are going through it and also users who have gone through it and beaten it. Users can chat about the disease, mental and physical aspects of the disease and everything else related to it.** Grieving: The loss of a loved one is a very challenging time in our lives. This section allows us to connect with others who empathize with us and our grief and depression. Relate to others and gain from their perspective of life to help us cope and move on with our own.