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Join an Option B support group

Find the right Option B support group for you

Option B is dedicated to helping you build resilience in the face of adversity. Research shows that people with shared experiences can provide the most compassionate support. So when you’re experiencing loss or hardship, connecting with people who have been there can help.

Join an Option B support group to find a community of people who understand what you’re going through. They’re closed Facebook groups—only members can see posts—and are available 24/7. Learn more or join a group directly from this page.


Incarceration can be traumatic and stigmatizing, both for those who serve time and for their families. Here you can connect with other people who understand what you're going through.

Abuse & Sexual Assault

Abuse can inflict physical and emotional wounds. Shame and fear can lead to isolation and a lack of understanding. Here you can connect with others who are dealing with these issues firsthand.

90% More than 90% of members attribute a positive outcome in their life to Option B.

“This is the only place I feel safe expressing my thoughts.”

— Option B community member

Divorce & Family Challenges

Divorce, struggling to have children, family rejection-challenges like these can be disorienting and devastating. Here you can connect with others who are going through the same thing.

Grief & Loss

Grief is one of the most universal human experiences but all too often, no one talks about it. Here you can discuss loss openly and honestly with people who are going through it.

Health, Illness & Injury

Whether it's an unexpected diagnosis, mental health concerns, or an ongoing disability, dealing with health challenges can be scary and isolating. Here you'll find others who understand what you're going through.

LGBTQ people facing rejection

Far too many LGBTQ people face discrimination and rejection in their families, schools, and communities. Here you will find a safe space to share your experiences and get support from others who are going through the same thing.

“We are in this together. And we are getting stronger together, too.”

— Option B community member

“When I’m down, it seems like someone posts exactly what I’m feeling.”

— Option B community member

Raising Resilient Kids

One of the best things we can do for our kids is to help them build their own resilience so they can handle what life throws their way. Here you'll find others who are working to do just that.

About Option B support groups

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Option B community members from around the world come together in closed Facebook groups to share their stories and support one another. Only members can see posts, and our team moderates the groups to ensure they adhere to our community guidelines.

When you request to join a group from this page, our moderators will be notified, and they’ll review your request.

And if you don’t see the type of group you’re looking for, you can explore groups from other organizations or send us a request to add a group.