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Resources to strengthen and create a support group

Help yourself to these resources. If you have additional questions, email Angela at SupportGroups @ wichita.edu or call 1-800-445-0116 in Kansas or 316-978-5496.

New Release, January 9, 2013:  Support groups availalbe in most counties in Kansas. Gov. Brownback proclaims January as Support Group Awareness Month. For full release, click here.

PNGImage  Support Group Initiative new flier

  PNGImage  Support Group Services brochure

Website:  How to Create and Facilitate a Support Group

PNG ImageHelpful Hints for a Successful First Meeting

PNGImageDiscussion Questions

PNG ImageHow to Build Shared Leadership

PNG ImageHow to Start a Support Group of Mental Health Consumers

PNGImageKeeping a Support Group Going: Five Things to Remember

PNG ImageKey Characteristics of an Effective Support Group Leader

PNG ImageProgram Ideas for Your Support Group

PNG ImagePublic Relations Strategies

PNGImageSelf-Help Groups: Are They Effective?

PNG ImageStarting a Support Group:  Important Decisions

PNG ImageSuggested Techniques for Recruiting Members

PNG ImageSuggestions on Locating a Meeting Place

PNG ImageThe Art of Active Listening

PNG ImageWays Professionals Can Support You

PNG ImageWelcoming a New Member to Your Self-Help Group