CLM Adult Groups
CLM's Adult Community Support Program (CSP) regularly offers a number of psycho-therapeutic and skill-building groups focused on helping adults attain success. Led by clinicians, the groups cover a variety of topics. Being a part of a therapeutic group can be a profound, powerful and helpful experience. For more information on groups, topics and to register, please call Tammy Branca at 603-965-0604
At this time due, all groups are being held via Telehealth on Microsoft TEAMS. In upcoming sessions, group topics being offered include:
Social Skills and Self-Esteem
Man Cave - Young Men's Group
Focus is to teach young men with special learning needs how to gain the confidence to engage in healthy and appropriate relationships by learning skills to improve their self-esteem, perspective-taking, conversation skills, and friendships. This group will improve problem-solving, social competence, emotion recognition, theory of mind skills, and will help clients gain knowledge of life changes. Most major insurances accepted, co-pay may apply.
I Accept Me (I Am) - Women's Group
The focus of this group is to learn and understand guilt and shame. It will focus on helping group participants move beyond shame and toward self-empathy and compassion. This psychoeducational group will focus on helping participants identify and evaluate the causes of the guilt and shame they experience, better understand the bodies' response to shame, and how to make changes to move beyond guilt and shame. Covered by Medicaid and most health plans, co-pay may apply.
Healthy Relationships Group
Offered by our Collaborative Care program, this 8-week group is structured to meet the pace and learning needs of those with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities or other learning needs and will cover a variety of topics to find, build, and maintain healthy relationships. This group, open to all ages and genders, will assist in self-identifying relationship wants and needs through psychoeducation, group participation, and activities. This group is good for anyone looking to build stronger boundaries, discuss unhealthy vs healthy dynamics, or learn about healthy communication, and online dating safety. (Due to the sensitive nature of some topics covered, a guardian participation form is required acknowledging awareness and consent of topics being discussed). Covered by Medicaid and most health plans, co-pay may apply.
Stress Management And Wellness
Art from the Heart (Ages 18+)
Art from the Heart will support the process of healing, clearing the mind, honoring self-expression, building self-esteem, gaining self-awareness, and developing coping skills to reduce anxiety and depression. Participants do not need any previous art experience to benefit from this group. Covered by Medicaid and most health plans.
Breathe Easy: Smoking Cessation Support Group
Have you ever thought about quitting smoking? Experience support, education, and connection as we explore strategies, methods, and approaches for living a smoke-free life. This group is covered by Medicaid and most major insurances.
Illness Management and Recovery
The Way to Wellness - Illness Management and Recovery Group (Ages 18+)
Establish and reach personal recovery goals, gain confidence and increase self-awareness in personal choices, enhance coping skill use to reduce stress, symptoms, psychiatric and substance use relapse, and identify health ways to take care of one’s self and live life in balance. The eleven topic areas include: recovery strategies, understanding mental illness and diagnoses, impact of stress vulnerability, building social supports, using medications effectively, impact of substance use, relapse prevention, coping with stress, coping with problems and symptoms, understanding the mental health system, and healthy lifestyles. Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) is an evidence based practice that promotes hope, personal responsibility and solutions to manage and overcome impact of mental illness. Covered by Medicaid.
Support for Substance use Recovery
Staying on Track (Women ages 18+)
This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group for women will focus on reinforcing skills to maintain sobriety and manage co-occurring mental health symptoms. Participants will work to build on successes made in earlier recovery and gain support with facing challenges that may emerge in this stage of sobriety. The format of each group session will include check in, weekly topic and open discussion of recovery related issues for the purpose of mutual support from other women participants that emphasizes self-care, preventing relapse, and repairing domains of life that have been harmed through the process of addiction. Participants must have at least a year’s sobriety or have previously attended the CHANGES group in order to join the Staying On Track group. Covered by Medicaid and most health plans. Co-pays may apply.
A MATRIX model-based group approach to substance use recovery. MATRIX is an evidence-based, positive approach to treatment that invites participants to change their life by acquiring a better understanding of addiction/their relationship to substances. The goal of the group is to provide individuals an opportunity to deal with thinking patterns that have led to their involvement with the criminal justice system as well as offer support around structuring a substance-free lifestyle. Covered by Medicaid and most health plans. Co-pays may apply.