Hepatitis B Online Support Groups
For immediate assistance with general mental health or a crisis, in the U.S. you can call 988, and globally you can find resources here.
There are several good Internet Support Group Listservs dedicated to hepatitis B. These Lists provide emotional support and practical help for those living with hepatitis B. There are also organizations that can refer individuals to traditional in-person support groups.
Internet Support Groups
HepBCommunity.org is a global peer-led, volunteer-driven forum to support those living with and affected by hep B supported by the Hepatitis B Foundation (USA) and Westmead Hospital Foundation (AU). We are dedicated to connecting people affected by hep B with each other and with verified experts in the field who provide trustworthy and accurate advice.
HBV Adoption Support List
Adoptive or biological parents of children living with hepatitis B are invited to participate. This is a restricted list to protect the privacy of parents and children, and requires pre-approval by the list owners to join. Update: This group has moved to Facebook and is currently set to private. Please email email@example.com for more information.
PKIDs Email Support List
Adoptive and biological parents of children living with chronic hepatitis B or C, and HIV are invited to participate. This is an unsupervised list sponsored by the national non-profit organization PKIDs.
San Francisco Hep B Free - Bay Area hosts this group for those living with acute or chronic hepatitis B, and their family and friends. The site is moderated by the organization, and is currently only available for those living in the United States