Studies show arthritis support groups can help you cope with arthritis by people living with chronic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Online – support found on Facebook or chat sites are considered peer groups. The web can be a deep resource of support for people with rheumatoid arthritis, if you know where to look. Here's a useful compendium of RA Overview · Apps · Facebook groups · Support groups. Local Rheumatoid Arthritis support groups The following are contacts for groups which meet in-person for RA or autoimmune arthritis support. Some of these.