Support Groups

Support groups are a safe space to grow and process with other students who may have similar experiences. Groups are led by psychology or medical staff. Group offerings may vary through the year based upon expressed interest and availability.  Some groups require a brief screening prior to joining. 

Group Offerings for Spring 2020

12-Step Groups

All Addictions Anonymous (AAA)
Includes ALL obsessive, compulsive patterns such as drinking alcohol, using drugs, gambling, sex, self-harm or injury, food, anorexia, bulimia, sugar, smoking, co-dependency etc., anyone can certainly increase this list and all are welcome. Wednesdays 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. in Kilworth Basement. Contact Colleen Carette x2939

Workshop

Life Hacking Skills Group
The general goal of this 12 week workshop is for participants to learn to change their behaviors, to manage emotions and thoughts more effectively, and to live the life that they believe is worth living. Skills will be broken into four modules: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness. While in the skills class, participants will learn and practice their skills. It is in the practicing of these skills throughout the week that they will gain the confidence and knowledge to integrate these skills into a way of acting, feeling and thinking as a matter of routine. While you do not have to attend every session, we hope that you will since each of the lessons build on each other.  Thursday 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  WSC 201.  Contact Khalila Fordham x2847

Process Groups

Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
This is a therapeutic support group where you can come to discuss things that have been challenging or that you are struggling with and gain some support from other group members. This is also a great group to come to if you have noticed that your mental health is better when you have regular check-ins, even if things are okay at the moment.  Think of this as a chance to prioritize your mental health once a week by processing the good and bad and gain support from others. Tuesdays 4:30-6pm WSC 230A  Contact Alexandra Emery x2783

Survivors of Sexual Assault
A safe environment for creative recovery from sexual abuse or assault for individuals. Give and receive support through the healing process understand how the trauma may affect current relationships and design positive change.  Tuesdays 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Contact Charee Boulter x3955 for information

Between the Lines (LGBTQ group)
Social and emotional support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer, intersex and asexual students as well as those questioning their identity.  Tuesdays 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Contact Khalila Fordham x2847

Injured Student Athlete Support Group
This group is designed to create a safe space for student athletes to discuss the challenges they experience during an injury and the recovery process, as well as their identity as a student athlete.  Wednesday at 12 p.m. -  every other week beginning 1/28 contact Charee Boulter x 3955 Logger room training