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 DESCRIPTIONS OF SUPPORT GROUPS AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Support groups:

Smart Recovery Group:  Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART) helps individuals gain independence from addictive problems (involving substances or activities). Our approach incorporates tools based on evidence-based addiction treatments, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

 

Weekend Warriors:  The weekend is coming. This group looks at getting some positive ideas and or setting some positive goals to occupy time over the weekend instead of feeling isolated or stuck. Go into your weekend on a positive note.

 

Recovery 101:  If you are looking for a safe, substance free, zone where you can get or offer support, then this group may be just what you are looking for.  We learn about recovery and share from our experiences in a positive environment. 

 

Beyond Your Diagnosis:  Living with a mental health condition can be very difficult.  There can be many emotions and stigma tied to it.  Our brain is an organ, so we live with the symptoms of a PHYSICAL health condition.  We are NOT our diagnosis. There is hope and life beyond our diagnosis.  Participants will discuss moving forward in their lives.

 

Jump Start Your Day:  Begin your day in a positive way. People who struggle with mental illnesses often have a difficult time motivating due to lack of energy. Come and get a good start to your day.

 

The Wise-Self:  Mental health support group that increases the participants awareness of their inner self.  We learn how to identify emotions.  As a group, in a supportive environment, we share ideas on how to cope with these emotions. 

 

The Weekend In Review:  How was your weekend?  In this group we decompress from our weekend through conversation.

 

Down The Rabbit Hole: We look inside ourselves to see how we perceive and process our own positive and negative experiences.  Learn how others, who have had similar experiences have viewed and processed their experiences.

Friday Morning Devotion: Explore a bible verse to help you with your life.

Guided Meditation: Meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace and balance that can benefit your emotional well-being and your overall health. 

Educational Classes:

Mental Health And Life Skills:  Taught by Jen, a Curative Connections Home and Community member.  This interactive, informative, and fun class focuses on topics based on what the class is interested in learning that day.  These topics relate to the world when dealing with mental health disorders and/or addiction recovery. They range from learning about actual disorders, coping sills, and skills used in daily living.

 

Knowledge is Power: During this time, we explore different topics to broaden our awareness of the world around us. This is not a support group it is a time of learning. We will have guest speakers, informative videos, as well as different trainings such as Crisis Intervention, CPS, and local resources.

 

 

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