New London: Self-Help Group

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2020 at 7:00pm

Ralls County Health Department
405 W. 1st Street
New London, MO 63459

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This group will meet approximately every other month. Before attending your first meeting, contact Debby, the group leader to confirm the group’s next meeting date. You can find her contact information below.

Contact Information
To join this self-help group, please contact group leader, Debby, at 573-406-5091 or mlrdsr@att.net.

Self-Help Groups
The Chapter sponsors a network of community self-helpgroups facilitated by people with MS for people with MS. The groups provide an opportunity to share information, discuss common concerns, and have fun in a relaxed social setting! Members of self-help groups share a belief that positive change happens through individual efforts with the support of others.

The benefits of these groups include:

- Learning new information and strategies for confronting problems.
- Finding reassurance and support from others with similar life experiences.
- Developing personal insights and achieving personal growth.
- Guest speakers sharing their expertise.
- The opportunity to be helpful to others.
- Feeling less isolated.
- Learning to express feelings better and to be more sensitive to the feelings of others.
- Feeling empowered and more self-confident in coping with challenges.
- Developing a connection to a community and personal identification with a social group.

This event listing provided for the New London community events calendar. Community events are not associated with or sponsored by AARP, but may be of interest to you. If you have an event to share, let us know!

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