SUPPORT GROUPS

Abuse of Children (Child Abuse) www.childhelphotline.org; 1-8000-422-4453; 6730 N. Scottscdale Rd. Ste 150, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Abuse of Adults (Adult Abuse) 1-800-799-7233; thehotline.org; National Hotline for Domestic Violence; Austin, Texas

Acute Distress Disorder adaa.org/supportgroups’ Anxiety & Depression Association of America, online (Cost Unknown)

Adjustment Disorder SAMSHA National Helpline-1-800-662-4357 (US Govt-Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Hotline)

Adjustment-Like Disorders No group found.

Agoraphobia ADAA-Telehealth Counselors in 25 States

Akathesia (Mediction-Induced) akathisiaalliance; wecare@akathisiaallinace.org

Alcoholism Alcoholics Anonymous-aa.org

Alcohol Withdrawal Alcoholics Anonymous-aa.org

Alzheimer’s Disesase Alzheimer’s Association 1-800-272-3900

Amphetamine Dependence Teens-drugfree.org (New York-Online)”Partnership to End Addiction” Says free/non-profit. 212-841-5200

Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome dbsalliance.org; Depressant and Bipolar Support Alliance

Anorexia Nervosa allianceforeatingdisorders.com, Claims Free; On-line; 8 states have groups which may return post-COVID.

Antisocial Personality Disorder myteam.org/antisocial-personality-disorder (Cost-Unknown)

Anxiety Disorder adaa.org; Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Asperger’s Syndrome everydayhealth.com Global&RegionalAsperger’sSyndromePartnership(Claims “Affordable”??)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder add.org-AttentionDeficitDisorderAssociation-Various services/cost-unknown

Attenuated Psychosis Syndrome nami.org; The National Alliance for Mental Illness has support-group options on its website.

Autism Spectrum Disorder autismspeaks.org (Cost-Unknown)

Avoidant Personality Disorder avoidantpersonality.com is a website dedicated to members. Appears primarily to sell self-help books.

Avoidant & Restrictive Food Intake balancedtx.com, Based in New York City, this claims to be a free virtual group, but prior sign-up is required.

Binge Eating Disorder bingeeatinghope.com, free-online

Bipolar I Disorder Online and local; dbsalliance.org; Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Bipolar II Disorder Online and local; dbsalliance.org; Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Online:bddfoundation.org:Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation

Borderline Intellectual Functioning (IQ 70-85; Mental Retardation/Intellectual Disability, less than IQ of 70.)It is not a brain health difficulty.

Borderline Personality Disorder info@nami.org: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders Sleep-Clinic-sessions camn identify and clarify the physical causes.

Brief Psychotic Disorder info@sczaction.org: Schizophrenia and Psychosis Action Alliance; 800-493-2094-Open 9-5,M-F, All time zones

Bulimia Nervosa allianceforeatingdisorders.com, Claims Free; On-line; 8 states have groups which may return post-COVID.

Caffeine-Induced Anxiety Disorder caffeineaddictsanonymous.com:free-online (12-Step Program-privately run)

Caffeine Dependence 12-Step Program, caffeineaddictsanonymous.com (free, online, privately run)

Caffeine Withdrawal SAMHSA(SubstanceAbuse&MentalHealthSericesAdministration)1-800-662-4647, US Govt; 2000+Calls/Day

Cannabis (Marijuana) Disorder Marijuana-Anonymous.org/find-a-meeting/Online, Phone, or Land in 31 states in some major cities

Catalepsy (Muscular Rigidity and Pain) Muscles lose voluntary motion. (May accompany Parkinson’s or epilepsy.)No support group was found.

Catatonia (Motor Immobility) wolterskluwer.com, publishers, offer physicians “UpToDate” monthly newsletter subscription (Cost?)

Catatonic Schizophrenia info@sczaction.org:Schizophrenia & Psychosis Action Alliance800-493-2094=9-5,M-F, All Time Zones

Central Sleep Apnea When the brain does not send the proper neural signals, breathing is interrupted during sleep.

Childhood Disintegrative Disorder child-autism-parent-caf?.com is part of the autismtruths.com

Childhood Onset Fluency Disorder stutteringhelp.org-onlinesupport and research-The Stuttering Foundation 901-761-0343

Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder circadiansleepdisorders.org (Circadian Sleep Disorders Network)Email:csd-n@csd-n.org (Dues=$30)

Claustrophobia nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Etime

Cocaine Dependence ca.org-Cocaine Anonymous-Contact phone numbers are available in most states.

Cognitive Disorder This term as treated as “pre-or-early-dementia.” If this is accurate, use Alzheimer’s “alz-org.”

Communication Disorder speechbuddy.com by the American Speech and Hearing Association provides downloads and more.

Conduct Disorder facebook.com/groups/ParentsofChildrenwCD//mhanational.org(MentalHealthAmerica), Privacy/Cost????

Conversion Disorder facebook.com/groups/859712170775277-Conversion Disorder Support Group

Cyclothymic Disorder dbsalliance.org-Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, online and, in some states, group meeetings

Delayed Ejaculation sexualhealthalliance.com

Delirium americandeliriumsociety.orgDe/patients-families/ Explanatory materials, no support groups listed currently.

Delusional (Grandeur) Disorder nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Etime

Dementia alz.org-Alzheimer’s Association; website allows search for local associations.dependent

Dependent Personality Disorder No groups found.

Depersonalization Disorder www.meetup.com; Online; based in Chicago-Cost Unknown

Depression dbsalliance.org: Depression and BiPolar Support Alliance, Their website has a zip-code-search function.

Depressive Personality Disorder dbsalliance.org: Depression and BiPolar Support Alliance, Their website has a zip-code-search function.

Demotillomania-Excoriation Disorder Trichotillomania at supportgroups.com; +sgsupportgroups; Cost Unknown; 800-910-6974

Developmental Coordination Disorder dyspraxia.org; Dyspraxia Foundation-Cost Unknown 847-947-2772, (M-F, 9-5 Central Time)

Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder No free support services found.

Disorder of Written Expression Excellent Schools may be best. No Support Groups found.

Dyspareunia vaginismusmd.com found from 2012; Organized in Calgary, Alberta and New York; May have expanded.

Disruptive Impulsive Control & Conduct No groups found.

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern Time)

Dissociative Amnesia nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern Time)

Dissociative (Split) Identity Disorder nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern Time)

Down Syndrome ndss.org-National Down Syndrome Society-Under Resources,. On their website/ “Local Support” for groups.

Dyscalculia dyscalculia-blog.com is owned by Calcularis, which builds and sells software for dyscalculia:cost-unknown

Dyslexia dyslexiahelp.umich.edu: not a group itself, but lists several resources which may include support groups.

Dystonia-Medication-Induced

Elimination Disorder

Encopresis (Bowel incontinence past age 4) No groups found.)

Enuresis (Urinary incontinence past age 4) No groups found.)

Erectile Disorder Only groups for sending posts online found.

Excoriation Disorder No private, free groups found.

Exhibitionism Psychosexual Disorder networktherapy.com: Cost Unknown

Expressive Language Disorder asha.org: American Speech and Hearing Association: Therapy does cost.

Factitious Disorder No groups found.

Female Orgasmic Disorder No specific support groups found.

Female Sexual-Arousal Interest Disorder stretchforwomen.org; Women-Only Organization. Cost-unknown

Fetishic Disorder No support groups found.

Frontotemporal Cognitive Disorder 1-866-507-7222;theaftd.org; the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration;Based in Pennsylvania

Frotteuristic Disorder nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern Time)

Gambling Disorder smartrecovery.org:Cost Unknown, Originally from grants; gamblers anonymous.org

Gender Dysphoria genderdysphoriasupportnetwork.com;

General Adaptation Syndrome(+6 Months) No free, national groups found.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern Time)

Genito-Pelvic Pain Disorder No groups found.

Hallucinations Hypnagogic & Hypnopompic Hallucinations Support Group. (an online Facebook group)

Hallucinogen Persisting Perception(Blurring) No groups found. (Visual disturbances after drug use; with medication can be less over time.)

Histrionic Personality Disorder No groups found.

HIV Infection Disorder therapytribe/hivaids-support-group/

Hoarding (Compulsive) Disorder No groups found.

Huntington’s Disease hdsa.org, Huntington’s Disease Society of America;huntingtonassoc.com, International Huntington’s Assn

Hyperkinesis No groups found.

Hypersomnia hypersomniaalliance.com; hypersonmiafoundation.org;678-842-3512 Based in Atlanta, Georgia

Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder No groups found.

Hypocondriasis-Hypochondria facebook.com/groups/hypchondriasupportgroup/

Hypomanic Episode nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern Time)

Illness Anxiety Disorder (Hypochondria) facebook.com/groups/hypchondriasupportgroup/

Impulse Control Disorder No groups found.

Inhalant Use Disorder samhsa.govSubstanceAbuseandMentalHealthServicesAdminisrationHelpline800-662-4357

Insomnia nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern Time)

Intellectual Development Disorder facebook.com/groups/pacdd/ (Parents of Adults with Developmental Disabilities-Online)

Intermittent Explosive Disorder No groups found.

Internet Gambling Disorder onlinegamersanonymous.org/ga;recovery.org/support-groups/online-gamers

Internet Gaming Disorder cgaa.info-ComputerGamingAddictsAnonymous(Free-Online)970-364-3497

Intoxication, Substance-Induced samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

Kleptomania NationalAssociationofShopliftingPrevention;NASP@shopliftingprevention.org 631-923-2737

Korsakoff’s Syndrome-Alcoholic Memory Loss No groups found.

Language Disorder (Due to Brain Injury) No groups found.

Learning Disabilities-Learning Disorder understood.org(Social Communication Difficulties)516-654-7684 – Materials, no apparent meetings.

Lewy Bodies Disorder lbda.org; Lewy Bodys Dementia Association-provides a directory of local support groups.

Major Depressive Disorder patientslikeme.com; free, learn from others. Claim to share with patients info on 2800 health conditions.

Major Depressive Episode adaa.org/supportgroups’ Anxiety & Depression Association of America, online (Cost Unknown)

Male Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder No groups found.

Minor Depresive Disorder adaa.org/supportgroups’ Anxiety & Depression Association of America, online (Cost Unknown)

Medication-Induced Movement Disorders movementdisorders.org (This organization is for rofessionals; but may guide you to patients’ resources.)

Minor Depressive Disorder patientslikeme.com; free, learn from others. Claim to share with patients info on 2800 health conditions.
Motor Disorders No US groups found.

Pathological Jealousy-Assumes unfaithful No groups found.

Narcissistic Personality Disorder enough-foundation-com; Designed for the victims of narcissists

Narcolepsy narcolepsynetwork.org;Narcolepsy Network, Inc.; 401-667-2523; Cost-Unknown

Narcoleptic Malignant Syndrome rarediseases.org

Neurodevelopmental Disorder parentsanonymous.org;Parents’ Anonymous; 909-621-6184, Free

Neuroleptic MalignantSyndrome (PostDrugs) nmsis.org; NeurolepticMalignantSyndromeInformationService,Inc., 607-674-7920

Nicotine Dependence nicotine-anonymous.org Nicotine Anonymous 877-879-6422

Nicotine Withdrawal nicotine-anonymous.org Nicotine Anonymous 877-879-6422

Night Eating Syndrome nationaleatingdisorders.org/National Eating Disorders Association/Helpline800-931-2237;Eastern Daytimes

Nightmare Disorder sleepeducation.org; American Academy of Sleep Medicine; 630-737-9700

Non-Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Disorder sleepapnea.org;888-293-3650;American Sleep Apnea Association

Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Self-Harm No groups found.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder iocdf.org; International OCD Foundation; A Meeting Directory is on their website. 617-973-5801

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality iocdf.org; International OCD Foundation; A Meeting Directory is on their website. 617-973-5801

Oneirophrenia (Hallucinations by sleep-loss)No groups found.

Opioid Overdose samhsa.govSubstanceAbuseandMentalHealthServicesAdminisrationHelpline800-662-4357

Opioid Use Disorder samhsa.govSubstanceAbuseandMentalHealthServicesAdminisrationHelpline800-662-4357

Oppositional Defiant Disorder No groups found.

Orthorexia Nervosa eatingdisordersfoundation.org;TheEatingDisorderFoundation;303-333.3364

Pain Disorder painconnection.org; U.S. Pain Foundation, 800-910-0664; Face-to-Face in some cities; regular on-linesessions

Panic Disorder mhanational.org MentalHealthAmerica;1-800-273-8255

Paranoid Personality Disorder nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern Time)

Paraphilic (Sex-Related) Disorders No groups found.

Parasomnia (Sleep-walking, etc.) No groups found.

Parkinson’s Disease parkinsons.org;Parkinsonson’s Disease Foundation, 1-800-473-4636;michaeljfox.org(Online)

Partialism (Sexual Arousal for a body-part) No groups found.

Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder No groups found.

Pathological Gambling gamblersanyonymous.org;626-960-3500; Their website shows local meetings.

Pedophilia stopitnow.org; 1-888-435-7463/1-888-PREVENT=Helpline; 413-587-3500-Non-helpline-other inquiries

Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder compassionatefriends.org>find-support;877-969-0010

Persistent Depressive Disorder feelingkindablue.org-Provident Behavioral Health-866-728-7983; cost-unknown

Personality Disorder nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern Time)

Phencylidine-PCP Related Disorder No groups found.

Phobias-Phobic Disorders Facebook-phobiasupportgroup; Phobia Anxiety Support Group;609-713-2963

Phonological (Speech Sounds) Disorders speechpathways.net; SPEECHPATHwaysFoundation-410-386-0199 Cost-unknown

Pica-Eating (Non-Nutrient Foods) neda.org;nationaleatingdisorders.org800-9311-2237 call or text; chat-room weekdays Eastern daytimes

Postpartum Depression psidirectory.com;PostpartumSupportInternational503-894-9453

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder samhsa.govSubstanceAbuseandMentalHealthServicesAdminisrationHelpline800-662-4357

Premature Ejaculation No groups found.

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder viciouscyclepmdd.com/iampd.org-No phone numbers provided.

Psychotic Disorder-Losing touch with reality. sczaction.org-Schizophrenia Action Alliance-800-493-2094

Pyromania No groups found.

Rapid-Eye-Movement Sleep Disorder sleepapnea.org;888-293-3650;American Sleep Apnea Association

Reactive Attachment Disorder No groups found.

Reading Disorder No groups found.

Relational (Problems) Disorder No groups found.

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder sleepassociation.org;AmericanSleep Association;No phone number found.

Restless Legs Syndrome rls.org; Restless Legs Foundation; 512-366-9109

Rumination (Food Regurgitation) Syndrome nationaleatingdisorders.org/National Eating Disorders Association/Helpline800-931-2237;Eastern Daytimes

Sadistic Personality Disorder No groups found.

Schizoaffective Disorder sczaction.org-Schizophrenia Action Alliance-800-493-2094

Schizoid Personality Disorder sczaction.org-Schizophrenia Action Alliance-800-493-2094

Schizophrenia sczaction.org-Schizophrenia Action Alliance-800-493-2094

Schizophreniform Disorder sczaction.org-Schizophrenia Action Alliance-800-493-2094

Schizotypal Personality Disorder sczaction.org-Schizophrenia Action Alliance-800-493-2094
Seasonal Affective Disorder:Depression No groups found.

Sedatives/Hypnotics/Anxiolytis nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern Time)

Selective Mutism Youtube-SelectiveMutismAssociation-and TED Talk.

Separation Anxiety Disorder (Toddlers+) No groups found.

Sexual Masochism On-line groups, All-Psych Online and Yahoo Online.

Sleep Disorder sleepassociation.org;AmericanSleep Association;No phone number found.

Sleep-Related Hypoventilation sleepassociation.org;AmericanSleep Association;No phone number found.

Social Anxiety Disorder (Fear others judging.) No groups found.

Social Communication Disorder autismspeaks.org(No contact information offered.)

Sociopathic-Antisocial Personality Disorder No groups found.

Somatic Symptom Disorder (Symptoms only.)No groups found. No groups found.

Specific Learning Disorders LD Learning Resources Foundation, Inc. (Based in New York City; provides assistive equipment to children.)

Speech Sound Disorder No groups found. A professional speech pathologist may be able to help.

Spouse Abuse thehotline.org;1-800-799-7233; National Domestic Violence Hotline

Stereotypic Movement Disorder(Repetitive) autismspeaks.org(No contact information offered.)

Stimulant Intoxication No groups fiound.

Substance-Related Disorder samhsa.govSubstanceAbuseandMentalHealthServicesAdminisrationHelpline800-662-4357

Suicidal Behavior Disorder 1-800-273-8255;National Suicide Prevention Line;

Suicide Risk – Based on other Disorders 1-800-273-8255American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Tardive Dyskinesia-Involuntaryfacialmoves. No groups found.

Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome tourette.org;Tourette Association;888-486-8738

Tobacco-Related Disorders 1-800-586-4872 (Press 2);lung.org/help-support/lung-helpline-tobacco-quitline;American Lung Association

Transvestic Disorder-Arousedbycross-dress. No groups found.

Trichotillomania-Compulsive hair-pulling. bfrb.org;Body Focused Repetitive Disorders; 831-0457-1004 (M-F, 9-3, Standard Pacific Time)

Truman Syndrome-Schizophrenic Delusion iowamhdsregions.org;Iowa Mental Health and Disability Services; Titles vary by state.

Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder nami.org, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Helpline-800-9506264 (M-F, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Eastern Time)

Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder (Also called “vascular dementia.”)1-800-445-8106;caregiver.org; Family Caregiver Alliance; with a Directory

Viginismus-Vaginal muscle spasms. No groups found.

Voyeuristic Disorder “Peeping Tom” No groups found.

Withdrawal from Sustance Disorder 844-543-8555;herrenproject.org; (Free-Online Support Group)