Balance and Boundary Setting
This meeting will help you understand how to create healthy boundaries in your life so that you can identify what is a healthy balance schedule for you to maintain.
Being More Self-Aware/Mindfulness
In order to avoid depression or deal with it effectively we need to be aware of how we are thinking, feeling physically and doing emotionally. This meeting will help you to understand how to become more aware of yourself so that you can better deal with depression triggers and issues as they arise.
Benefiting from Exercise
Exercise promotes brain health, raises our mood and gives us a sense of accomplishment. These factors are all reasons that exercise reduces depression, helps us to recover and to stay healthy. This meeting covers the types of exercise that are most beneficial, how to get started and how to stay motivated.
Building Your Self Esteem
When we are depressed we feel poorly about ourselves and our lives. We may be very self-critical and be filled with self-doubt. These feelings can feed negative rumination and anxiety. This meeting is about how to recognize drivers of low self-esteem, how to deal with them and how to build our confidence and sense of self-worth.
When we are on our journey of sobriety and recovery different triggers may take place that causes us to want to use. This meeting discusses what are triggers. What may cause them, and how to utilize coping skills to prevent substance use.
Dealing with Anger
This meeting discusses what is anger. What causes anger and how to manage anger in the midst of working on your journey or sobriety and recovery.
Good Sleep Habits
When you are depressed you might sleep poorly or too much. This meeting will help you to adjust your sleep habits so you can sleep better and relieve your depression.
Healthy Assertive Behaviors
Assertiveness is an important communication skill. Being assertive means that you express yourself effectively and stand up for your point of view, while also respecting the rights and beliefs of others. This meeting will provide some useful tips on how to develop and/or improve healthy assertive behavior.
Self-advocacy is a process that involves identifying the obstacles that we face, developing strategies to overcome them, and then implementing these plans. Although we are often discouraged from standing up for ourselves, self-advocacy is possible for every person. This module will review key self-advocacy issues and skills.
Stress or anxiety overlaps with depression about two-thirds of the time. It is both a cause and an effect of depression. This meeting will help you to work directly on reducing your stress which will help lessen your depression and make you better able to deal with your issues.