Friendly Harbor Group Descriptions

Mental Wellness Support Group: This group involves a check-in session focused on individual’s mental health and/or concerns they need to discuss. There is a light topic for discussion followed by goal setting for the week.

Anxiety and Depression Group: This group involves a check- in session focused on the topic of anxiety and depression. It explores coping mechanisms to manage symptoms followed by a light topic for discussion.

Coping Skills Group: This is a DBT skills guided problem solving group that is focused on teaching skills for managing mental health symptoms or issues that arise in daily life. Each week a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skill is presented, taught, and discussed.

Stress Management Group: This group explores relaxation techniques and coping skills for managing stress. Participants are welcome to discuss recent stressors and discuss ways to cope with each stressor.

Perinatal Support Group: Support for pregnant women and parents with infants up to 1 year. Topics include postpartum mood disorders, family support, parenting skills, and transition from pregnant to parenthood.

Double Trouble in Recovery Group: This group is for persons active in and recovering from co-occurring substance use and mental health issues.

Music Group: This is a social group that explores expression through music.

Cooking Group: Planning, preparing, and enjoying a shared meal. *will involve clean up afterwards.

Philosophy Group: Each week involves a philosophy/spiritual teaching and topic for discussion.

Garden Group: Caring for plants and light weeding around the Friendly Harbor grounds.

Community Meeting: This is a meeting for harbor, staff volunteers and community members to discuss updates and/or concerns regarding the Friendly Harbor.