Support Group Materials
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Hepatitis C: Support Group Handbook (March 2015)
Support Group Lessons #1:
What Is Hepatitis C, How Does It Spread and What Are the Symptoms? (July 2015)
Support Group Lessons #2:
Monitoring and Watching Hepatitis.
Support Group Lessons #3:
The Stigma of Hepatitis C: Bias and Prejudice.
Support Group Lessons #4:
Telling Others You Have Hepatitis C.
Support Group Lessons #5:
What Is Hepatitis C, How Does It Spread and What Are the Symptoms?
Support Group Lessons #6:
Monitoring and Watching Hepatitis C.
Support Group Lessons #7:
Preparing for Better Discussions with Your Healthcare Provider and Understanding the Patient's Bill of Rights.
Support Group Lessons #8:
Next Steps—To help the people in your group prepare mentally physically and financially, for treatment. This lesson also has detailed suggestions to help them get organized before starting treatment.
Support Group Lessons #9:
Getting Organized for Treatment—To help people in your group understand that they have choices and how to have an informed talk with their healthcare provider.
Support Group Lessons #10:
How to Help Yourself—To help the people in your group prepare for treatment by putting together the support they will need from many different people. Helping people in your group to get better can also help the people they care about.
Support Group Lessons #11:
Getting Your Medicine—To help simplify where, when, and how the people in your group get their treatments. This can be complicated, so this lesson is designed to make it easier for them.
Support Group Lessons #12:
Before, During, and After Treatment—To help people in your group understand all parts of treatment. Members of your group who have tried treatment may want to share what their treatment was like.
Support Group Lessons #13:
Resources and Glossary—Spend time with these resources to continue to learn more and share what you've learned with others.
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