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Herren Project Online Support Groups

Online Support Groups

Herren Project hosts live online support groups for families and loved ones affected by drug or alcohol addiction. Support groups meet weekly in an online video classroom and are offered free of charge. All you need is a computer or phone to join.

All groups are led by licensed clinicians who are able to offer clinical insight. They combine support and education to provide a well-rounded perspective on how to cope with their loved one’s drug or alcohol addiction or the loss of their love one. Attendees have the chance to ask questions, support each other and discuss their current situation.

All are welcome and participation (speaking/sharing) is not required. You must be 18 years of age to participate.

Groups are limited in size to offer the best level of support and education and may be closed from time to time. Please check specific registration forms for details and to be added to the waiting list.

Family Support Groups

Tuesdays at 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm  |  Wednesdays at 5:00pm, 8:00pm  |  Thursdays at 7:00pm

This group is for any family members or friend struggling with a loved one’s substance use. The goal is to help process the effects that a loved ones abuse of substances has had on them and their family, while offering a supportive environment. Topics include but are not limited to codependency, how to create and maintain healthy boundaries and self-care. All groups meet on EST.

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Kristin Young, LICSWKristin Young, LICSW
Director of Clinical Services
Tues at 5:30pm

Rebecca Helman O'Dowd herren project grief support group leaderRebecca Helman, LICSW
Group Facilitator
Wed at 5:00pm
Thurs at 7:00pm

Paul White, LMHC, CARCPaul White, M.Ed., LMHC, CARC
Lead Clinician
Tues at  6:00pm

Patrick Balsley, CAC, ICADC, SFRC
Group Facilitator
Tues at 6:30pm

Olga Grinfeld Olga Grinfeld L.C.S.W.
Group Facilitator
Tues at 7:30pm

Joy FerneyJoy Ferney, LICSW
Group Facilitator
Thurs at 7:00pm

Louisa GouldLouisa Gould, LICSW
Group Facilitator
Wed at 8:00pm

Parent Support Group

Mon 12:00pm  | Mon 7:00pm  |  Tues 12:00pm  |  Tues 8:00pm

This group is for parents struggling with their adolescent or adult child’s substance use. The goal is to help process the effects that their child’s substance use has had on them and their family, while offering a supportive environment. Topics include but are not limited to codependency, how to create and maintain healthy boundaries and self-care. All groups meet on EST.

Parents of Adolescents Support Group

Mon 7:30pm

This group is for parents with children under the age of 21, who are struggling with substance use. The goal is to help process the effects their child’s substance use has had on them and their family, while offering a supportive environment.Topics include but are not limited to codependency, how to create and maintain healthy boundaries and self care. All groups meet on EST.

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Paul White, LMHC, CARCPaul White, M.Ed., LMHC, CARC
Lead Clinician
Mon at 12:00pm
Tues at 12:00pm & 8:00pm
Mon at 7:30pm (Parents of Adolescents)

Patrick Balsley, CAC, ICADC, SFRC
Group Facilitator
Mon at 7:00pm

Grief Support Group

Tues 8:00pm   |  Wed 8:00pm

This group is for those who have lost someone to substance use disorder. Topics related to grief will be covered from an educational and supportive standpoint. The group leader facilitates an emotionally supportive environment and sensitive issues may be discussed. All groups meet on EST.

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Rebecca Helman O'Dowd herren project grief support group leaderRebecca Helman
Group Facilitator

Spousal Support Group

Tues 7:30pm

This group is for the spouse of someone struggling with addiction. The goal is to help process the effects the substance use has had on them and their family while offering a supportive environment. Topics include but are not limited to codependency, how to create and maintain healthy boundaries and self-care. All groups meet on EST.

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addiction supportKelley Cabral-Mosher, LICSW
Group Facilitator

Our Unique Approach

Herren Project’s support groups are designed to support, inspire and empower those affected by substance use disorder so they can better cope and live their lives to the fullest.

Our unique approach offers support paired with an educational component. The goal is to help family members process the effects that addiction has had on them and their families in an open, supportive environment and provide tools to be able to continue to work on their recovery at home.

“Recovery is so much more than one person’s journey. It includes everyone who loves them.” – Chris Herren