Term Terminal Illness Support Groups
Code PN-8100.1000-850
Definition Mutual support groups whose members are people who have a life-threatening illness, their families and friends. The groups help participants cope with the feelings of depression, anger, anxiety, fear, guilt and grief that arise when facing impending death or when a loved one is seriously ill; the resulting strain on relationships and friendships; and other end of life issues. Meeting formats may include in-person, telephone or Internet options.
Created 12/8/10
Changed 12/8/10
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See Also References Health/Disability Related Counseling (RP-1400.8000-300)
Health/Disability Related Support Groups (PN-8100.3000)
Hospice Care (LT-3000)
Hospice Care Referrals (LH-2600.3000)
Hospice Care Volunteer Opportunities (PX-3000.3000)
Terminal Illness Counseling (RP-1400.8000-850)
External Classification Terms Counseling (NTE F60)
Counseling (UW 7.1.01.01)
Individual, Family and Community Support (AIRS IF-330)
Individual/Family Services (CAN IF-330)
Mental Health (ACH L-01)
Personal Social Services (NPC P05)
Personal Social Services (NTE P50)
Related Concepts Death and Dying
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