By Raising Children Network
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This video is about peer support groups for teenagers with chronic illness and chronic conditions. Parents and teenagers say it helps to see other people’s challenges and how they deal with them. Online support groups can help teenagers connect with others who are going through the same experiences. There are also support groups that organise outings, camps and other activities.
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  • Last updated or reviewed 26-10-2017
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    This video was developed in collaboration with the Youth Health and Wellbeing Team, NSW Kids and Families (formerly Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health).

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