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Rainbow Resilience: A support group for the LGBTQ+ community and its allies. With a focus on mental health and substance use recovery, we offer a safe space for sharing and growth. Emphasizing resilience and diversity, we empower members towards wellness and self-acceptance.

  • Mondays, 1:00 PM at Friendly Harbor

The Cinema and Cognitive Distortions: Our peer-led group examines cognitive distortions in film, such as “catastrophizing,” where characters expect the worst, mirroring real-life thought patterns. Through analyzing these moments, we gain insights into both cinematic narratives and our own thought processes. Join us for a unique journey into the world of film.

  • Mondays, 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM at Friendly Harbor

Relationships in Recovery: This group offers a safe, nurturing space to delve into the intricacies of maintaining relationships during recovery. Our focus is on fostering a supportive community for shared learning, personal growth, and open dialogue, helping each other thrive in our relational journeys.

  • Tuesdays, 11:00 AM at Friendly Harbor

Alternatives to Suicide: This group provides a supportive space for individuals to openly discuss their experiences with suicide and personal challenges in a non-clinical, community setting. Facilitators, who share their own experiences, create an environment of empathy and understanding. Emphasizing confidentiality and personal expression, the group operates on principles of voluntary participation, relationship-building, and harm reduction, avoiding clinical interventions and prioritizing a non-judgmental atmosphere.

  • Tuesdays, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at Friendly Harbor

Grief: A warm community where we share, heal, and support each other through loss. Together, we navigate grief with understanding and empathy, ensuring you never walk this path alone.

  • Tuesdays, 4:00 PM at Friendly Harbor

Mindfulness: Mindfulness is the practice of being fully present and engaged in the moment, aware of our thoughts and feelings without judgment. Our group centers on meditation, guiding participants through practices that cultivate mindfulness, enhancing self-awareness, and promoting mental clarity and emotional balance. Join us to explore mindfulness through meditation in a supportive, communal setting.

  • Wednesdays, 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM at Friendly Harbor

Depression and Anxiety: In this check-in style group, we discuss our week, triggers, and coping methods. We discuss challenges unique to anxiety and depression as well as strategies to overcome or cope with symptoms.

  • Wednesdays, 2:00 PM at Friendly Harbor

Circle of Parents/Parent Harbor: A branch of a statewide effort to connect struggling parents to share tips and resources, focusing on protective factors and parental resilience.

  • Wednesdays, 5:00 PM at Friendly Harbor

Creativity for Self Care: Connect with others at the Friendly Harbor house through personal art projects. Bring your own supplies or reach out to us ahead of time, and we’ll provide them!

  • Thursdays, 1:00 PM at Friendly Harbor

SMART Recovery: Science-based addiction support group where we learn self-empowering skills and support each other in our recovery.

  • Thursdays, 3:30 PM at Friendly Harbor

Walking: Step into wellness with our Walking group. A simple yet profound activity, our walks offer both physical exercise and the opportunity to bond and engage with others in a relaxed setting.

  • Thursdays, 3:30 PM at Friendly Harbor

Community Meeting: This is a meeting for harbor staff, volunteers, and community members to share information and updates about Friendly Harbor. Partner organizations are encouraged to participate and share information as well!

  • 1st and 3rd Fridays, 11:00 AM at Friendly Harbor

Cooking: Join us in the kitchen at Friendly Harbor for a culinary journey, where we cook, learn, and share recipes in a fun and interactive environment.

  • 1st and 3rd Fridays, 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM at Friendly Harbor

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) at Pueblo Rescue Mission: Coping skill building and reinforcing group held at the Pueblo Rescue Mission. This group uses Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Wise Mind philosophies to help people identify negative thinking patterns and pushes for positive behavioral changes. 

  • Fridays, 3:00 PM at the Pueblo Rescue Mission, 728 W. 4th St. Pueblo, CO  81003

Gardening/Games: In the warmer months, delve into the joys of gardening, cultivating not just plants but also friendships and a deeper connection to nature. As the weather turns cooler, the focus shifts to games, offering a cozy retreat for mental stimulation and social interaction. Whether you have a green thumb or a competitive streak, this group provides a perfect blend of outdoor connection and indoor fun.

  • Saturdays, 11:00 AM at Friendly Harbor

Music: Tune into your inner rhythm with our Music group on Saturdays. Whether you’re a seasoned musician or just a music enthusiast, this group offers a harmonious space to explore, share, and enjoy music in all its forms.

  • Saturdays, 1:00 PM at Friendly Harbor

Every Mind Matters: A workshop for personal growth. Dive into practical skills and strategies to enhance your mental well-being, engage in interactive discussions, and learn how to apply these tools in everyday life for a healthier, more balanced mindset.

  • Saturdays, 2:30 PM at Friendly Harbor

Dual Recovery: This group focuses on supporting those who are dually diagnosed with mental illness and substance use conditions. 

      • Wednesdays, 3 PM at Friendly Harbor

WRAP: A Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) is an evidence based system you develop to self-monitor your personal recovery and growth. You will create your own “action plans” which can help you stay well and help you to meet the challenges of life’s hardships. There is a crisis plan component where you plan your own care before a crisis occurs. You create this “living document” that changes and adapts as you do. This is a group that cycles every 9 to 12 weeks. You may join at any time.

      • Wednesdays, 1 PM at the Friendly Harbor

Acudetox:  Community partners visit the Harbor to offer a free 5 point acupuncture session. Benefits could include ease of cravings, reduction in withdrawal symptoms, stress and anxiety, and improved sleep.

      • Fridays, 2 PM at the Friendly Harbor

Dialectal Behavioral Therapy: This is a DBT skills group and using Wise Mind philosophies, helps people identify negative thinking patterns and helps people learn skills to makes positive behavioral changes, improve social interactions and mindfulness. Dialectical means two opposing things can be true at the same time. 

      • Fridays, 3PM at the Friendly Harbor

Click on the calendar for more detailed information; Zoom links will be there as well when available.

If you have questions, please contact us at 719-545-2564