Addiction

Youth Adult Addiction Recovery Group

Hosted By
Jessica S.
Wednesday, May 08, 2024 | 06:30pm - 07:30pm EDT
Free
21 seats remaining
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About this meeting
This meeting is only for people ages 18-30. The group provides support from authentic, like-minded peers who are working on their personal growth through seeking intentional habit change in any of the following areas: vaping/smoking, alcohol, drugs, gambling, food, social media/internet use, shopping, cutting, exercise, and more. Each meeting features practical skills that you can use to improve your daily life as well as uplifting conversation and inspiration. Participants are welcome to keep their cameras off for comfort and anonymity and to participate as much or as little as they would like.
Hosts
  • Host

    Jessica S.

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  • Co-host

    Derek G.

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About the host
I am a Mental Health professional, speaker, writer, advocate, and psycho educator. I am an experienced and Certified Peer Specialist/Facilitator for Mental Health. I am presently completing my degree in Clinical Psychology to become a licensed Therapist. I have completed certifications and trainings in the following: Life Coaching, Trauma Informed Care for Clinical Providers, Preventing Suicide in Emergency Departments, Substance Use and Trauma, and Trauma Informed Care for Individuals with IDD. Feel free to contact me via HeyPeers Chat to schedule a 1:1 session. (Services provided for ages 21+) Chat messages are checked periodically between the hours of 10AM - 4PM, Monday - Thursday. Chat messages sent after 4:00PM on Thursday or during the weekend will receive a follow-up response on Monday during business hours.
Motivation for help
My passion has always been to advocate, inspire, counsel, support, and encourage those who have mental health disorders. I desire to support others in living their best healthy and authentic lives, freely!
Recent reviews
I am not sure if she has heard this before, but if she wants to lead a group and be successful, she needs to fix her audio problem. It is the third week in a row where you can’t understand her or you are picking up every third word or so and trying to guess the rest.
Mar 06, 2024
Jessica is great. The check-in times went smoothly. Jessica encouraged everyone to share if they wished. There were quite a lot of 'first timers' who were struggling with their loved one's new diagnosis' and Jessica was great about welcoming them and giving opportunities for questions and sharing where they were at in coping.
Feb 25, 2024
I've been sitting in the waiting room since 6min after the hour, and wasn't let in. I really needed this group today, and although I was late, I was still within the grace period. It's very disappointing to not being allowed into a group that I was registered for
Feb 25, 2024
She is the best!
Feb 22, 2024
Was in the breakout group with Luanne. Have not had the opportunity to be with Jessica.
Feb 18, 2024
Jessica was calm and articulated giving turns to all to speak.
Feb 10, 2024
Very kind, gave nice feedback
Feb 08, 2024
Jessica had a soothing presence and did her best to let everyone share, and keep track of one's topic, though the group was a bit big.
Jan 26, 2024
Amazing. So helpful.
Jan 03, 2024
Registration Closed
Attendees (3)
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YRCT

YRCT hosts recovery meetings and events for young adults, adults, and families. We are located in Connecticut however anyone from any location is welcome to our online meetings. We offer many meetings using the SMART Recovery and SMART Recovery Family and Friends models of peer support, please visit our website https://www.youthrecoveryct.org/find-a-meeting/ or SMART Recovery's website https://smartrecovery.org/ for more information.

On the HeyPeers platform we are offering peer support groups using an "All Recovery" model for young adults as well as supportive loved one's of anyone in recovery and/or engaging in substances or other challenging habits.