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Holiday Schedule:

​The Hope Center will ONLY be holding online groups from 12pm-3pm the week of December 7-9. We will not be having any in-person groups that week, and our online schedule will be limited to our 12pm-3pm groups. Please contact Hope Center Coordinator Julie Anne Entwistle at (617)454-4621 with any concerns.

Please note that we will be OPEN for both online and in-person groups the weeks of December 21-23 and December 28-30. We will not be closing for the holidays this year.

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In-Person Group Descriptions:

 

Tuesday:​

12pm – Peer Support Chat: Enjoy a discussion about anything that's going on with you, chat about interesting topics, and give and receive peer support. This is an open peer support group.

1pm – Creative Writing: Join us to spend time together responding to fun writing prompts and (optionally) sharing our writing with others, all while enjoying a playlist of songs selected by members of the group. All skill levels welcome!

2pm – Recovery Is Real: What does recovery "look like" to you? What do you think it means to be “in recovery”? How do we work towards recovery day-to-day? In this group we will discuss these questions and more.

 

Wednesday:​

12pm – Peer Support Chat: Enjoy a discussion about anything that's going on with you, chat about interesting topics, and give and receive peer support. This is an open peer support group.

1pm – Healing from Difficult Experiences: How do we heal when we have gone through something difficult or experienced trauma? What does the process of healing look like? This is a space to safely discuss the difficult experiences we’ve had, and explore our paths to healing.

2pm – Creative Questions: Give your mind something to “chew on” and get to know others in the community as we explore fun and interesting questions about ourselves.

 

Thursday:

12pm – Peer Support Chat: Enjoy a discussion about anything that's going on with you, chat about interesting topics, and give and receive peer support. This is an open peer support group.

1pm – Current Events: Do you love discussing and learning more about what’s going on in the world? In this group, we will take a look at some of the week’s top headlines, explore the news, and discuss how current events affect each one of us.

2pm – Arts and Music: Try out creative "drawing prompts" and (optionally) share drawings with others, all while listening to a playlist of tunes selected by group members. All skill levels welcome!

Our in-person groups are located in Room P9 on the Plaza Level of the Lindemann Building, 25 Staniford St., Boston, MA. For assistance in getting to the Hope Center, please contact Center Coordinator Julie Anne Entwistle at (617) 454-4621.