Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, peer support groups will be held virtually for the time being.
Substance Use Disorder
Three drop-in substance use disorder groups will be held via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 953 6245 1383
Meeting ID: 949 8474 4733
Meeting ID: 993 5972 2307
These groups are for those dealing with drug and/or alcohol use and in need of support. Those who choose to participate agree to attend in a private space without others’ present. Those who attend will be asked to share their location and contact number with the host at the start of group, in case of emergency.
These peer-run mental health and substance-use disorder groups are also being held via Zoom.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information and the link to the groups(s) that interest you.
The information below is for the in-person support groups. They are not meeting at this time, but we look forward to seeing you when it is safe to meet in person.
The right support is key to recovery from substance use mental illness. We offer free, peer-run support groups. Each group is offered once a week. Become a regular or show up when you need a little boost. These groups offer support when you need it most.
Substance Use Disorder Groups
These groups occur at our Fredericksburg Clinic, 600 Jackson Street in Fredericksburg.
Hunger for Hope:
Friday, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Women's Recovery Group
Tuesday, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Remodeled Recovery Group
Monday, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Growing Recovery Groups
Free Support Groups for Adults with Mental Health and/or Substance Use Challenges
Coping with Trauma, Tuesdays, 11 AM—1 PM— A support group for individuals who have experienced trauma, whether it's a single incident or cumulative. Come share and receive support around the challenges of coping with trauma. The group is facilitated by a certified peer recovery specialist who has experienced trauma. Facilitator is also trained in trauma informed care.
Sit & Stitch & Color & Converse, Tuesdays, 1 PM—3 PM— A low key support group where everyone is working on an activity of choice (i.e., coloring, sewing, knitting, drawing, etc.) while chatting. Some coloring supplies are provided. If you have a current project, feel free to bring it.
Women’s Self-Empowerment, Wednesdays, 12 PM—2PM— Would you like to know more about how to take control of your own life, set goals, make positive choice and believe in yourself? Join in the learning and questioning as we explore the many aspects of self-empowerment and discover helpful strategies and free resources.
Peer Connections, Thursdays, 1 PM —3 PM— A safe, confidential environment for those of us with mental health and/or substance use challenges to share and listen to one another.
Saturday Support and Share, Saturdays, 12 PM—2 PM— A general support group for those of us with mental health and/or substance use challenges.
Birthday Pizza & Salad Party, first Saturday of each month, 12 PM – 2 PM – A social activity that includes the regular support of Saturday Support and Share. All are welcome, it need not be your birth month. We supply pizza and salad greens and ask participants to bring something to go in the salad or a dessert item, if they are able.
Groups are held at 405 Bridgewater St, Fredericksburg, 22401. We are open to offering other groups, so send your ideas our way.