support group (plural support groups)
- A group of nonprofessional people who support each other over a problem which all members share.
- If you can't stay sober, you need a support group like Alcoholics Anonymous.
2018 July 26, Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, “A documentary muckraker takes on the tech sector of health in The Bleeding Edge”, in The Onion AV Club:
Its heroes are the women who meet in support groups and through Facebook; who talk openly about ruined sex lives and medical horrors; who come out to picket shareholder meetings and industry conferences.
group that supports each other