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The support and encouragement of friends and family can have a very powerful effect on one's ability to heal and overcome challenges. "The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing... not healing, not curi... more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Breakups & Divorce
9210
91%
Depression
9381
84%
Bereavement
4164
89%
Eating Disorders
1938
81%
Depression - Teen
1186
80%
Overall, 88% (29391 Members) find Support from Friends & Family helpful
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Support from Friends & Family Reviews

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Working / Worked
I probably talk about my struggles too much. I strained a relationship with a friend due to too much discussion with her.
Working / Worked
I really miss my family sometimes, my Mom the most. Lately we have been talking on the phone about once a week for an hour or 2. I usually text my friends from home once in awhile if I haven't heard from them just to keep up. My friends here are helpful because we can talk about college issues, it is important to maintain my relationships and not focus on schoolwork all the time.
Working / Worked
I have a small amount of support
Working / Worked
It helps but the pain always comes back :(
Working / Worked
Helps a bit but they cannot hear the extent of my troubles, it is too much for them.
Working / Worked
It always helps to talk to people who love and support you
Working / Worked
Friends and family have been great.
Working / Worked
Very helpful, and necessary for recovery after being betrayed by my wife.
Working / Worked
Family and Friends are the best hands down. They'll always be there whether they understand everything you're going through or not.
Working / Worked
I have people that understand what I am going through and know how hard it is to recover. I have been lucky enough to have people by my side through everything, no matter how horrible I have been. Continuing to have that support network is what keeps me going.
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