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How do I find other people dealing with chronic illness or disability?

Consider joining a support group. You are not alone! There are others who have walked a similar path before you. Learn from them by attending a support group that focuses on your specific limitation or disability. To find an agency or support group near you, ask your doctor or get a list of agencies from your local library or United Way office. You might also contact a local hospital or clinic to see if they offer coping-type support groups for people with chronic illness or those who are going through life-altering changes. Look for websites where you can find an online community of people with various disabilities sharing support and encouragement.
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