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Circle of Support – Unlearning Stigma & Judgement
November 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Support group for family, friends, and partners of those struggling with alcohol addiction.
About this Event
These support group facilitations aim to provide a safe and confidential space for all those who love someone struggling with alcohol addiction. This safe and confidential space will allow participants to discuss experiences, coping strategies, and share their stories. This will allow all participants to feel a sense of community, empathy, and moral support for one another.
November 3, 2020 – Introduction to the Unspoken Punjabi Alcohol Problem
November 10, 2020 – Unlearning Stigma & Judgement
November 17, 2020 – Survival Guide: Coping Skills 10
November 24, 2020 – Compassionate Living: Harm Reduction & Reducing Enabling Behaviours
SOCH is a mental health initiative started by two registered nurses, Jasmeet Chagger and Maneet Chahal from Brampton, tailored at providing the South Asian community with education, awareness, and resiliency for mental health. As a community initiative, SOCH’s aim is to first ‘start the mental health conversation’ to break the stigma in the South Asian community and second, to empower the community with the skills and knowledge to navigate the mental health system, support loved ones, and most importantly, take a preventative approach to caring for one’s overall wellbeing.
The goal is to make a positive change and to have a healthy community conversation surrounding the impact of alcohol addiction in the South Asian community. We also strive to offer support in a safe and nonjudgmental environment and to facilitate an open dialogue.
Zoom meeting information will be mailed out to all participants before the event.
**Please note: This online event may be recorded for promotional and marketing purposes. Please feel free to contact the organization for any concerns**