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Many people are intimidated by self-help groups for mental health and other recovery support groups, but there are techniques  for turning these groups into positive experiences.
 
A support group can help you cope better and feel less isolated as you learn and share with people with common interests and experiences.

MINDFULNESS - Thursdays @ 2:00 PM: 

IT BRINGS YOU INTO THE PRESENT MOMENT WHICH RELEASES FEAR AND WORRY PROM THE PAST AND FUTURE. Totally FREE for adults 18+. Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175 Click here for the flyer.


Recovery from Mental Illness  Facilitator: Tiffany Co-Facilitator: Fayette.  Mondays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+.


 

Schizophrenia Support– Facilitator: Shirley Mondays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+.

 

 Woman’s Anger Management – Facilitator: Gretchen Co-Facilitator: Tiffany Mondays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+.

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 Anonymous – Facilitator: NA Facilitator:  Mondays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+.


 Stress Management Facilitator: Tiffany Co-Facilitator: Gretchen:  Mondays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Fax: (916) 392-2827 Totally FREE for adults 18+

 

 Men’s Anger Management– Facilitator: Bill Co-Facilitator: Virgil: Mondays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Fax: (916) 392-2827 Totally FREE for adults 18+.

 

 Arts & Crafts – Facilitator: Gretchen Co-Facilitator: Virgil:  Mondays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Fax: (916) 392-2827 Totally FREE for adults


 Healing from Trauma – Facilitator: Gretchen: Tuesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18


 7 STEPS TO GET UNSTUCK 
Meets on Thursdays, at 12:00 noon to 12:30 pm.  Totally FREE for adults 18+. Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


  Journaling For Joy: 1st Saturday of the Month  3:30 - 4:30 pm  Totally FREE for adults 18+. ! Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


  Healthy Boundaries Group Frdays @ 3:15  Totally FREE for adults 18+. Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Ave Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


 Gentle Yoga Thurdays  @ 10:00 AM   Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Ave. Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel. 916 485 4175


  Bipolar Support Group Wed. 12:30 - 2 PM    Totally FREE for adults 18+. Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Ave Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


  Women's Wisdom: Thursday @ 1- 2 PM   Totally FREE for adults 18+.   Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Ave Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


 Walking For Health Tuesdays 11 - Noon  Totally FREE for adults 18+. Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Ave Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


 Spirituality U: Mondays 1- 2 Times a Month  Totally FREE for adults 18+.   Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175

 

 PTSD = Not All Wounds are Visible:

Mondays and Tuesday @ 2:15 - 3:15 PM & 1 - 2:00 PM  Totally FREE for adults 18+.


 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Support Group for people dealing with their own or a family member's depression, bipolar and other mood disorders. 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. at Sutter Center for Psychiatry. 7700 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento. For more information contact: Andrea Hillerman(916) 875-4710.Marilyn Hillerman (916) 875-4710 Tina and Terry Imai (916) 686-7063 


 Emotions Anonymous Support Group
Support group for people working toward recovery from emotional difficulties. Meets at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in the choir room. Thursdays,7:00 - 8:30 p.m.  1615 Morse Ave., For more info. call (916) 366-0699 or visit http://allone.com/12/ea/


 Friends for Survival Group Support Group.
Support goup for anyone who has survived the loss of a loved one by suicide. 3 meetings per month. For more contact Marilyn Koenig.916 392-0664. 800 646-7322 


 NAMI Connection Recovery 

Support group for people dealing with their own mental illness, regardless of the diagnosis. Every Sunday evening, 7:00-8:30 p.m at Sutter Center for Psychiatry. 7700 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento. For any questions regarding this group contact Joseph Teixeira NAMI Sacramento Connection Coordinator Phone (916) 425-9855 http://www.namisacramento.org/meetings/support_groups.html


 NAMI Sacramento – Family Support Group
People dealing with a family member's mental illness. 
at Natomas Service Center on 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. 3291 Truxel Road #26 . Sacramento CA 95833. For question please contact Pat Pavone (916) 397-7831 

 

 NAMI Sacramento – Family Support Group
People dealing with a family member's mental illness.  At Sierra Vista Hospital: 4th Wednesday of each month, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. 8001 Bruceville Road Elk Grove CA. For any questions regarding this group contact the facilitator Caroline Caton at (916) 204-4512

 

 OCD Kids Family Support Group
Support roup for kids 18 and under with OCD and their families.  First Sunday of the month, 2:00 PM to 4:00 p.m. Kaiser Permanente Point West Clinic  1650 Response Road, Conference Room #1 Sacramento, CA 95815 Contact: http://www.ocdkids.com


 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 
Support group for people coping with their own or a family member's obsessive-compulsive illness. Every Monday at 7:00 - 9:00 p.m at Sutter Center for Psychiatry 7700 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento. For more information please contact Jim at(916) 223-6541 or Steve at (916) 456-8239


 Recovery Support Group
Support group for people diagnosed with mood disorders, psychotic disorders, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders, and personality disorders, as well as people who have not been diagnosed, but who are having difficulty dealing with the problems of everyday life. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. For more information call (916) 483-5616 


 Sacramento Borderline Personality Disorder Non-BP  Support group for people who have a family member or friend who suffers from Borderline Personality Disorder. For more please contact Lee Gassaway: (916) 421-7354  www.meetup.com


 Sacramento Self Injury Group
Support group for adult self-injurers meeting in Elk Grove. 
For more information about this group, please visit http://www.meetup.com/The-Sacramento-Self-Injury-Group/


 Sacramento Bipolar Support Group - Balanced  This support group is designed for people with bipolar disorder who want practical tools to improve their life. The group also welcomes family and friends who want to learn about bipolar disorder. 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month - 7pm to 8:30pm at Trinity Lutheran Church - 1500 27th Street . Contact for Joe Long 916-834-0004 for more information


 Mind Consciousness Thought  Health (MCTHealth)  Eric Zuniga formed MCT Health to further engage understanding of the Three Principles, pioneered by Sydney Banks. Please visit https://www.mcthealth.com/MCT_health.htmlfor fictional stories and service resources that reflect the implications of these three profound principles.
https://www.mcthealth.com/MCT_health.html


 Current Affairs – Facilitator: Tiffany Co-Facilitator: Shirley -Thursdays Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+.


 Sac Port – Facilitator: Shirley Co-Facilitator: Bill or Maryanne -Thursdays Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+.


 Nutrition – Facilitator: Shirley Co-Facilitator: Gretchen -Thursdays Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+.


 Typing– Facilitator: Tiffany Co-Facilitator: Gretchen -Thursdays Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+.


 Resources– Facilitator: Gretchen Co-Facilitator: Tiffany -Thursdays Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+.


 

 Life Management Skills (LMS) Support Group  Thuesdays 10:00 - 11:00 AM   Totally FREE for adults 18+.  Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


Meditate and Share Monday 30:30- 4:30 PM  Totally FREE for adults 18+. Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


 Peer Support Group Every Sat From Noon -1 PM  Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


 Sing-A-Long/Music Jam 2nd & 4th Weds 4 5:15pm  Totally FREE for adults 18+. Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


 Men's Anger Management:Friday 1- 2 PM   Totally FREE for adults 18+. Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


 Depression Support Group Thursdays 10:00 AM - 11: 00 AM and Thuesday 2:00 - 3:00 PM  Totally FREE for adults 18+. Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


 The Art of Happiness Group Wesdnedays 3:00 PM  Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


  Writing as Path to healing Fridays 11:am  Totally FREE for adults 18+. Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


  Self Esteem Wesdnedy and Friday  @ 10AM  Totally FREE for adults 18+. Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


  Rights Relationship  Fridays @ 2 -3 Pm  Totally FREE for adults 18+.  Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


 Relapses Prevention Thurdays @ 3:30 - 4:30  Totally FREE for adults 18+. Wellness and Recovery Center North: 3815 Marconi Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 Tel.(916) 485 4175


 Adult Bereavement Group.
This group helps individuals recognize the various aspects of grief and offers ways to cope and work toward the acceptance of the death being experienced. In the group setting there is an environment that is safe, supportive, and empathetic. Every other Wednesday (ongoing)
Sutter Cancer Center, See info desk for room #.
2800 L Street Sacramento. Parking is available under the freeway between "K" and "L", on 29th Street just across from Sutter General Hospital. Please call (916) 388-6215 for information
 This group is available without charge. 


 Keeping Your Life Empowered

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   Children's Bereavement Art Group
A bi-weekly support group for children 4-16 years old grieving the death of a significant person in the last year. Art and creative activities are used to facilitate self-expression.Ten sessions, held every other week over a five month period, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Location: Sutter Cancer Center 2800 L Street, Suite 460.
   Please call Peggy Gulshen, Coordinator, at (916) 454-6555


 Attention Deficit & Hyperactivity Disorder 
Sacramento Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month, September through May, except December. Time: 7:00 p.m. Sutter Center for Psychiatry,7700 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, CA (Doors open at 6:45 p.m.)


 Child and Adolescent Mental Health 
SAFE (Sacramento Advocacy for Family Empowerment) SAFE works with family members of children with mental illness to ensure their needs are being met in the public mental health system. This is done through empowering family members to have a voice at all levels of system care and public policy. SAFE also operates a bi-monthly support and education group called Family Night Out. For more information, please contact Janice Massie at (916) 875-4950.


 Dual Recovery Anonymous  FAIR OAKS - Serenity & Hope Group of DRA,  Saturday 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  (Open Meeting)   8934 Madison Ave.  (At Clean and Sober Living )  Contact: Karl R.   Phone #: 916-863-9822 


 Family Members and Consumers
Held the last Thursday of each month 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. in the conference room at Human Resources Consultants (HRC), 2220 Watt Ave., Suite B Contact Linda (916) 485-6500, ext. 204 


 The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program  This is a free 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe brain disorders (mental illnesses). The course is taught by trained family members. All instruction and course materials are free for class participants. The Family-to-Family curriculum focuses on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression), clinical depression, panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The course discusses the clinical treatment of these illnesses and teaches the knowledge and skills that family members need to cope more effectively.  For Sacramento-Contact: NAMI Sacramento-Family Education Coordinator (to e-mail click link): Jim at (916) 782-8623. 


 Schizophrenics Anonymous Support Meeting  Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m at St. John's Lutheran Church, 1701 L Street, Sacramento. Contact: Glenn or Richard at (916) 441-0874 for further information. 


 FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP

Support group for family members of patients with schizophrenia. The Imaging Research Center UC Davis Medical Center, 4701 X Street, Sacramento, CA  95817 First Wednesday of every month from 6-7 

 


  Typing – Facilitator:Tiffany Co-Facilitator: Gretchen:  Tuesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


  Advanced Art – Facilitator: Gretchen:  Tuesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 Self Esteem– Facilitator: Shirley Co-Facilitator: Tiffany: Tuesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 CBT – Facilitator: Tammy: Tuesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 Achieving Goals – Facilitator: Tiffany Co-Facilitator: Gretchen: Tuesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 Healing Facilitator: Tiffany Co-Facilitator: Fayette – Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 Men’s Anger Management– Facilitator: Bill Co-Facilitator: Virgil - Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 Bi-Polar Support – Facilitator: Gretchen Co-Facilitator: Shirley - Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 Community Outing – Facilitator: Tiffany Co-Facilitator: Gretchen - Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 Arts & Crafts – Facilitator: Gretchen Co-Facilitator: Virgil - Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 Woman’s Anger Management – Facilitator: Gretchen Co-Facilitator: Vernell -Thursdays Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 Creative Writing – Facilitator: Tiffany Co-Facilitator: Gretchen -Fridays Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 Conflict Resolution – Facilitator: Shirley Co-Facilitator: Tiffany –Fridays Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 Performing Arts – Facilitator: Gretchen Co-Facilitator: Bill -Fridays Wednesdays at Wellness & Recovery Center Mentor Group List.  Address: 7000 Franklin Blvd Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95823 Phone: (916) 394-9195 Totally FREE for adults 18+. No Membership or Registration Required! 


 

Women Empowerment Group

Every Wednesday 10: A.M to 12:00 PM

6921 Sylvan RD Citrus Heights CA

Facilitatorr: Paula Donovan SMHC ACSW


 

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