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This support group's focus will be on chronic illness, chronic pain, and medical trauma.

Date and time

Sun Apr 21 2024

Description
<div>This support group's focus will be on chronic illness, chronic pain, and medical trauma.</div><div style="margin-top: 20px"><div style="margin: 20px 10px;font-size: 15px;line-height: 22px;font-weight: 400;text-align: left;"><p>This support group's focus will be on chronic illness, chronic pain, and medical trauma. We may talk about one, two, or all three of those in a week depending on the needs of attendees and the makeup of the group. </p><p>In this group, we will not focus on symptoms, or provide information ab<a href="https://www.womenrisechicago.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"></a>out treatment, but discuss the physical and emotional difficulties chronic pain and illness can take, in a group of like-minded individuals. </p><p>Our Medical trauma segment will have similarities, but we will also give space to discuss the ways in which the medical community caused us disappointment but also supporting one another to create community and to give one another hope. We will also discuss finding strategies to get the most out of our Healthcare and learning to become our own best advocates.</p><p>This group is hosted by the nonprofit organization &Rise whose mission is to empower women to be the ultimate versions of themselves no matter what adversities they've faced. &Rise offers several weekly support groups that support female trauma and abuse survivors and are 100% private, 100% confidential, and 100% supportive!</p><p>We have an amazing group of ladies that are kind and know what you are going through. You do not have to suffer alone or suffer in silence, we are here for you! YOU ARE NOT ALONE!</p><p>Please be aware that if you are a student or need to do any sort of observations that require a letter or signature, you must let the support group facilitator aware and you must give the facilitator at least 1 week to complete it. We do not guarantee letters or signatures in less than 7 days. Please also note that we charge $10 for attending our groups as a student and for the administrative cost for paperwork and occupancy in our groups. If you do not pay through our portal, we are not obligated to release you your documents. Click here to pay: <a href="https://www.womenrisechicago.org/donate" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer">www.womenrisechicago.org/donate</a></p><p><strong>Please note that this group is for women only. Any men attempting to access our groups will be kicked out of the meeting and will be reported. Please be advised that we have a zero-tolerance policy for any disrespectful language and behavior and the facilitator has the right to remove you and ban you from re-entering our groups. Additionally, as an added security measure, participants MUST sign into zoom with the same name they used to register. If you come on the zoom call with a different name, you will not be permitted to enter and left in the waiting room. </strong></p><p>To sign up for event updates, inspiring stories, or to learn more about how &Rise empowers women please visit our website at <a href="https://www.womenrisechicago.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer">www.womenrisechicago.org</a> </p></div><div style="margin: 20px 0;line-height: 22px;"><img src="https://img.evbuc.com/https%3A%2F%2Fcdn.evbuc.com%2Fimages%2F577135909%2F404237910405%2F1%2Foriginal.20230817-014619?h=2000&w=720&auto=format%2Ccompress&q=75&sharp=10&s=939a098aac0ee502ace32fcab95b419e" alt="" /></div></div>

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