Support Groups for Addiction and Mental Health
Turnbridge incorporates involvement in local mental health and substance abuse support groups into its curriculum. Experience teaches us that regular involvement in support groups helps clients develop a peer support network and inspires motivation to change. As women come to rely on themselves more, they begin to arrange their own rides to and from support group meetings.
Young women at Turnbridge receive special counseling in safely navigating their support groups and finding appropriate mentors.
In addition to helping women find safe and productive belonging within local mutual support fellowships, we also bring female clients to women-only group meetings. Gender-specific groups are more comfortable for many women. Women-only groups also allow women to reset their expectations of relating with other women. For many, witnessing women selflessly supporting other women of shared experience rebuilds the ability to trust openly, and resets their expectations of relationships.