“Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another that you may be healed...” James 5:16
Do I Need a Support Group?
Whether you or a loved one is coping with a debilitating illness, addiction, or life’s frustrations, support groups can be very beneficial. Sometimes just having a forum to share your thoughts and vent your frustrations is all you need, while others may need additional resources and communications with others dealing with the same issues. Whatever your needs, joining a support group can help you get through those tough times.
What is a Support Group?
Support groups are groups of people who have a common issue they are experiencing in their lives.
What is the Purpose of a Support Group?
People within a support group discuss their common issues with each other and provide supportive communication and resources dealing with their illnesses, addictions, and situations.
St. John's Offer 3 Weekly Groups:
St. John's Family Support Group
We offer a 90-minute, confidential Family Support Group which is peer-led for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of emotional or mental unwellness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences in a safe, uncritical environment. Participants find strength in hearing the coping skills of others. By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met.
St. John's Mental Health Support Group
We offer a free, 60-minute peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of emotional or mental unwellness. By sharing our experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you can gain hope and feel a sense of connection. The group encourages empathy, productive discussion, and a sense of community. You'll benefit from other's experiences, discover your inner strength and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.
St. John's Grief Support Group
We offer a 60-minute Grief Support group for those dealing with loss and/or bereavement. Grieving is a natural part of the healing process. Our support group provides an opportunity for you to share your experiences with others and listen to the stories of others who are in similar situations. Come listen, share, and be with others who understand. These open-format groups provide ongoing support during the grief process.