Men’s Seeking Safety
Men’s Seeking Safety is a group for clients who identify as male survivors of trauma who also identify using substances to cope. It focuses on developing safe coping skills and increasing self-care while decreasing harmful or risky behaviours. Exploring past trauma is not a part of this group.
This group is facilitated by staff from St. Leonard’s Community Services and Nova Vita.
- Establish safety
- Decrease risk behaviours
- Increase healthy self-care
- Maintain healthy relationships
- Stay in the present
- Practice safe coping
- Gain control of overwhelming symptoms
Structure: 12-week treatment group, closed format.
Stage of Change: Preparation/Action
Referral Process: Self-referrals, internal, and external referrals accepted. Contact St. Leonard’s Community Services for registration.
Day/Time/Location: Mondays, 1:30pm – 3:30pm at 225 Fairview Dr., Unit 1, Brantford
Legal Status: Voluntary or Probation, Parole, CAS referral