Women’s Seeking Safety
Women’s Seeking Safety is a group for clients who identify as female 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: Please contact the agency for information on upcoming cycles.