Support Group in India

In support group you will find a group of people with common experiences or concerns who provide each other encouragement to fight and survive, safe space to share their stories and comfort that they are not alone. Here are some support groups that are available in India who are providing support online and offline on different issues.

YAMI
Support Group for Young adults with mental illnesses
Target audience: 18-30 years
Fees Type: Rs. 100/-
Location: Andheri-E, Mumbai / Available Online
Meet: Second Sunday of every month, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Register here: Instamojo
THE PLANE JAR
Support Group For People going through mental stress/illness/been through abuse
Fees Type
: Free
Location: Andheri-W, Mumbai / Available Online
Meet: Wednesday at 5:30 PM
Register here: Google form
SISTERS LIVING WORKS
Support Group for Survivors of Suicide Loss
Target audience: Family & friends, only 18+
Fees Type: Free
Location: Santacruz-W or Andheri-E and Chembur, Mumbai
Meet: Every Third Saturday / Available Online
Register here: Sisters Living Works
WE HEAR YOU
Support Group for individuals bereaved by Suicide
Target audience:
Above 18+
Fees Type
: Free
Location: Tardeo, Mumbai
Meet: Every first Tuesday
Register here: We Hear You
BIPOLAR INDIA
Peer Support Community for those living with Bipolar Disorder & Depression & their family (caregivers) 
Target audience
: Above 18+
Fees Type: Free
Location:  Andheri Mumbai, Delhi/NCR & Bangalore
Meet: TBA on meet up or join in Telegram
Register here: Bipolar India or Meet up
BIBLIOTHERAPY
Support Group for people looking to use books as a means to heal
Target audience
: Millenials & post-millenials of all gender-identities
Fees Type: Paid
Location: Mumbai
Meet: TBA on Instagram page
Register here: Stay updated via Whatsapp
SAAHAS
Support Group for the LGBTQIA+ individuals
Target audience: LGBTQIA+ individuals only, 18+
Fees Type:
Free
Location:
Thane
Meet:
One Sunday of the month, 11am to 1pm
Register here: 
saahastherapygroup@gmail.com, or Google form
UMANG
Support group for lesbian and bisexual women and transpersons
Target audience:
Lesbian and bisexual women and transpersons
Fees Type:
Free
Location:
Mumbai / Available Online
Register here:
9930095856
THE ALTERNATIVE STORY
1. Queer Over Here: Support Group for Queer and/or Trans individuals
2. All in the Same Boat: Support Group for individuals with common mental health concerns
Target audience:
18+
Fees Type:
Sliding scale between 100 to 1000; one has to write to them for availing a free session
Location:
Available Online
Meet:
Every alternate Tuesday, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Register here:
1. Queer Over Here: Google form
2. All in the Same Boat: Google form
MITRA TRUST
Multiple Support Group for individuals
Fees Type:
Free
Location:
Available Online
Meet:
Information on Website & Instagram
Register here: 
Let’s Discuss The Meh,
Doodles For The Meh,
Shades Of The Meh,
Writing Affirmations For The Meh,
Queering The Meh-Trix
OPEN MINDS
Support group for Adult survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
Target audience:
Adult survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
Fees Type:
Paid (Sliding scale)
Location:
Available Online
Register here:
omodworkshops@gmail.com
WORK IN PROGRESS
Support Group for individuals looking for a safe space to explore mental health and wellness, meet new people
Target audience:
Open to all people 16+
Fees Type:
Paid (Fixed & Sliding scale depending on events)
Location:
Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai & online
Meet:
Every Sunday 5 PM, 90 min sessions
Register here:
Instagram

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