CLM Adult Groups
CLM's Adult Community Support Program (CSP) and Adult Outpatient Program (AOP) regularly offer 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 603.965.0656
In upcoming sessions, group topics being offered include:
DROP IN INFORMATION SESSIONS
Introduction to the Community Support Program (Ages 18+, CSP)
A warm welcome and brief information session to new Community Support Program clients. Learn about the variety of services available through the CSP program, hear from a Benefits Specialist regarding financial and medical benefits and supports to get your needs met effectively. There is no fee for this group.
Social Skills and Self-Esteem
Connections (Age 18+, CSP)
Focus on exploring ways to connect with others, build healthy relationships, reduce isolation, and explore the community. Covered by Medicaid. (Community Partners: Park Place Lanes, MSPCA, Marion Gerrish Community Center, and Currier Museum)
Empowering Self Women’s Group (Women ages 18+, CSP)
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)
No Man Is An Island- Men’s Group (Men ages 18*, CSP)
Focus on exploring leisure activities to develop interests, strengths, and find a place in the community; learn strategies to improve self-confidence in conversation, conflict resolution, and build camaraderie with others. Covered by Medicaid. (Community Partners: NH Audubon Society, Hannaford, Marion Gerrish Center)
Wise and Well (Ages 59+, CSP, AOP)
Wise and Well will focus on bringing individuals together to learn strategies to: reduce isolation and depression, identify and cope with thoughts, feelings and emotions related to aging, identify community resources and personal strengths to get needs met and reach goals, and increase self-advocacy and self-care skills. Covered by Medicaid and most major insurances.
The Way to Wellness - Illness Management and Recovery Group (Ages 18+, CSP)
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+, CSP)
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.
Health and Wellness
Stress Busters - InSHAPE Group (Ages 18+, CSP)
Focuses on understanding the impact of stress in life, on the body and on personal goals. Strategies will be taught to reduce stress by increasing practice of mindfulness, deep breathing, meditation, positive thinking and affirmations of self to create inner peace, healthy habits and improve self-esteem. Gentle yoga will also be incorporated into the curriculum to reinforce grounding techniques. (Community Partner: NH Charitable Foundation Grant)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Mindset Matters (Ages 18+, AOP)
Address ten distortions of thinking and practical ways to gain control over thoughts, feelings and actions. As a result, individuals will learn and apply skills to cope effectively with stress, anxiety and depression, and create a more positive mindset and life. Covered by Medicaid and most major health plans.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Finding the Middle Path (Ages 18+, CSP, AOP)
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.
A Way Past Tense (Ages 18+, CSP, AOP)
Learn how anger is a natural emotion, recognize feelings of anger, skills to decrease verbal and physical aggression, calm self, and resolve conflict. Covered by Medicaid and most major health plans.
Support for Substance use
Living in Balance (Ages 18+, CSP, AOP)
To increase awareness of the relationship between use and lifestyle, understand how substance use affects life and goals, learn positive coping skills, relaxation techniques and recreational activities as an alternative to substance use, explore personal values, and develop future goals. Covered by Medicaid and most major health plans.