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Religion/Spirituality Related Support Groups

Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who are questioning their religion or experiencing a loss of faith, leaving a religion, particularly a fundamentalist one, converting to a new religion, or have questions relating to religious or spiritual values; are having experiences such as visions or near-death experiences which they are having difficulty interpreting and integrating; or are clergymen or women or others who no longer have a religious vocation and want to leave their cloistered lives. The groups allow participants to share their experience, strengths and hopes and resolve any ambivalences they may have as their begin a new life.

Taxonomy Code: PH-500.450-70

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