Many people feel daunted by the idea of joining a support group at first, but most find a therapeutic group experience helpful. Support groups help you feel less alone as you relate with the others who struggle with similar problems. It is also a great space for learning practical tools for coping with day-to-day challenges.
Women's Support Group for Trauma and PTSD - online
This group provides a welcoming space for women who have experienced traumatic events. Trauma often leads to feelings of alienation and isolation. Here you will find opportunities to share and connect with others who have also had scarring experiences. This group is the right fit for a woman who is looking for a safe space and support around everyday stress and problems, while maintaining a curiosity about the deeper issues and underlying pain. Additionally, you will learn practical strategies that will help you improve your relationships and cope more effectively with overwhelming emotions. The topics discussed include (but are not limited to) relationships with family, friends, and partners; sex and sexuality; body image; professional life; empowerment; work-life balance; anxiety; life transitions; and the impact of trauma in everyday life.
Support Group for Alcohol and Drug Use
This is a support group for people who want to change their substance use whether it is abstaining completely, moderating, or reducing. The focus is on both getting support from people overcoming similar problems as well as learning new skills for managing triggers, cravings, and ambivalence. In this group, you will encounter a non-judgmental environment and learn practical tools to cope effectively and meet your goals.