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 informaton on groups, topics and to register, please call Tammy Branca at 603.965.0604
In upcoming sessions, group topics being offered include:
Social Skills and Self-Esteem
Empowering Self Women’s Group (Women ages 18+)
Focus on recognizing personal strengths and potential, think positive of one’s self and build self-confidence through various activities. (Community Partners: Empire Beauty School, Goodwill Industries, Hannaford, Marion Gerrish Center)
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.
The Out Alliance (Ages 18+)
Focus on opportunities for LGBTQ+ adults to explore and discuss issues of identity, whole person wellness, stigma and community integration. This group will additionally foster self-advocacy, increase self-esteems and self-confidence, reduce anxiety and depression, build community and combat stigma. Covered by Medicaid and most major insurances.
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.
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 major insurances.
Yoga for Mental Health
Using the philosophy and physical practice of poses (asana), this group is designed to improve symptoms of depression and anxiety through self-study and mindfulness practices. The skills clients will learn "on the mat" will be accessible for them to use "off the mat" and in their everyday lives. Mats and blocks will be provided. This group is covered by Medicaid.
Making Moves from the Inside Out - A Guide to Self-regulation
This is an Interoception group that uses the principles of occupational therapy and mindfulness techniques to help participants build awareness of their internal sensations and associate these sensations with emotions. This allows participants to better understand and manage their emotions leading to more effective self-regulation. This group is covered by most major insurances. Co-pay may apply.
Illness Management and Recovery
Wellness for Work - Vocational IMR (Ages 18+)
Focus on the nine core concepts of Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) to help individuals establish and reach personal recovery goals, gain confidence and increase self-awareness in their 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. 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. V-IMR is an evidence-based practice that promotes hope, personal responsibility and solutions to manage and overcome impact of mental illness.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Finding the Middle Path (Ages 18+)
Learn the four core concepts to survive intense emotions and create a life worth living! Learn relaxation techniques, strategies to improve relationships, tolerate and reduce distress and regulate emotions effectively. Covered by Medicaid and most major health plans
Support for Substance use Recovery
Pathways to Recovery (Ages 18+)
To increase awareness of the relationship between use and lifestyle, understand how substance use affects life and personal wellness goals, idenitying triggers and cravings, preventing relapses, setting healthy boundaries, tending to self-care and so much more. Attention will be placed on increasing awareness and skills to make positive changes, learning to live more in the moment and awakeng new experiences for the future. Covered by Medicaid and most major health plans.
Support for Those with Brain Injury
Reconnecting After Brain Injury (Ages 18+)
For adults who are living with a brain injury and want to learn more about how it can impact their mental health. The group will focus on education and will encourage peer support with various activities to strengthen brain function(s) in a safe, reassuring environment. Clients will explore stategies and techniques to assist in their recovery journey. All insurances accepted.