Grace Groups

BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

Grace Groups meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7pm
They are all open enrollment
You can join at any time

If you are interested in attending any of these groups or would like to know the schedule, contact Marcie and let her know which group you would like to attend or fill out a card at the north Information Center on Sunday.  

What are Grace Groups?

Living Grace Group (LGG) is a curriculum-based support group for those living with a mental health difficulty or disorder. LGG provides psycho-education and practical tools within a supportive community. Led by peers or lay leaders. 

Preliminary research through Baylor University Psychology Dept. demonstrates that LGGs reduce symptoms, enhance recovery, and restore personal faith.

TOPICS:
Identity, Stigma, Medication, Holistic Recovery, Healthy Thinking, Rest / Relaxation and Joy, Coping, Cycles & Triggers, Mindfulness, Community, It's Not Your Fault, and Staying Resilient.

Family Grace Group (FGG) is a curriculum-based support group for the families of those living with a mental health difficulty or disorder. FGG provides psycho-education and practical tools within a supportive community. Led by family members or lay leaders. 

TOPICS:
Building Your Faith, Stigma, Communication, Medication, Grieving & Grace, Being Holistic, You're Not the Hero (self-care), Cycles & triggers, Community, Crisis & Problem Solving, Negative & Destructive Behaviors, Boundaries to Rebuild, Enabling vs. Empowering, Staying Ahead of the Game (prevention planning)

Living Hope Group (LHG) is a curriculum-based support group for those who have experienced trauma or PTSD. LHG provides psycho-education and practical tools within a supportive community. Led by peers or lay leaders. 

Research findings from Living Hope Groups have proven a reduction of symptoms and PTSD recovery. Study published in The South African Journal of Psychology.

TOPICS:
Stress & Trauma, Safety & Control, Identity, Rest & Relaxation, Coping Skills & Strategies, Healthy Thinking, Depression, Friends & Family, Crisis & Problem Solving, Grieving & Loss, Guilt & Shame, Staying Resilient

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Peace of Mind Weekend

Mental Health 101 Training
Saturday, September 16
Fellowship Center
9am-1pm

Peace of Mind Gathering
Sunday, September 17
Fellowship Center
6pm-7pm

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