SupportGroups.com is an online support groups community that has over 220 Online Support Groups. Our goal is to bring people together around life's challenges by providing concise, up-to-date information and a meeting place for individuals, their friends and families, and professionals who offer pathways to help. Here are some tips to help you with this site.
1. Join SupportGroups.com - It's Free and Anonymous
Before you start posting on this site you will first need to register. Registering is quick, easy and always free.
2. Become a Member of a Support Group
To post in an individual Support Group you will first need to be a member of that Support Group. We have over 220 Online Support Groups that you can join.
3. Create a Post
Before you can post you must be registered, logged in and a member of the Support Group in which you want to start a post.
- Discussion: Start a new discussion or ask a question and start getting Support from the community.
4. Comment on a Post - Lend your Support
You can comment on any post in any group as long as you are registered and logged in.
5. Give Support. Get Support.
At the heart of SupportGroups.com is the support button. Each support button is directly tied to a user. You can find this button on a user's profile page or on one of their posts. Once you support them by clicking on the button they will be added to your support network. You can then follow their posts via "My Support Feed" on the home page. This allows you to create your own, customized support group. It can be as small or as large as you want it to be.
6. My Support Feed
As soon as you Support at least 10 people, a new section will appear on the homepage called "My Support Feed". This will show only show posts from your personalized support network
7. Supporters and Supporting Lists
On your profile page there are 2 links to pages that show everyone that you are supporting and everyone that is supporting you.
8. Fill Out Your Profile Information
Tell the Community about yourself by filling out some basic profile information.
9. Upload a Profile Picture
You Don't need to Build a Support Network to get value from SupportGroups.com
You can still get a lot from SupportGroups.com by joining an Online Support Group, contributing to that group, or just reading posts from other users.