Being part of a group can help us build resilience, overcome isolation, and begin to chart a path toward a more joyful future. We hope you find support here for the challenges you’re facing. These groups reflect input from our community, so if you don’t see what you’re looking for, let us know or register your own group.
As a group listed in the Option B Group Directory – which features online and in-person groups to help people cope with adversity and build resilience – we are committed to the following community guidelines.
We encourage conversations that are focused on helping members build resilience, including:
Resources that you’ve found helpful
It is important that conversations around the sensitive topics discussed in groups are productive and respectful.
We ask all members to:
Share openly and honestly
React with empathy
Be respectful of opposing views
Foster meaningful and genuine interactions
Maintain a supportive environment
We do not allow the following:
Bullying or harassment
Inappropriate, vulgar, or abusive language
Promotion or encouragement of self-injury or suicide. However, this does not mean you cannot discuss issues related to self-injury and suicide if it is helpful to you
The promotion of prejudice, violence, or hatred against people based on their race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, disease, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression
Threats or encouragements of violence against anyone, either seriously or humorously
Asking for or sharing medical or legal advice
Violations of privacy, including revealing information about others that they would not want to make public
The promotion of goods or services
Inappropriate conversation, as determined by the group moderators
Posting content that violates the copyrights and trademarks of others in online groups. If you’re unsure, please do not post
We reserve the right to remove members, suspend accounts, or remove posts, without notice and for any reason, to protect our community. If you see anyone violating these Community Guidelines or behaving in a way that makes you uncomfortable, please take action. If your group is on Facebook, use Facebook’s reporting tool. If it’s on another online platform, notify the group administrator. If it’s a group that meets in person, please report the behavior to a group moderator.
OptionB.Org wants to make sure people have a positive experience with all the groups listed in its Group Directory. If you have any input on any of these groups, please complete this form.
To learn more about maintaining your own privacy on Facebook, read the Technology Safety Guide from Facebook and the National Network to End Domestic Violence.
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