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Guide to our groups

Inspiring Recovery Wakefield Guidance to Groups

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  • Prenoxad Group

    Be a hero!  Learn to save a life by training to administer prenoxad in cases of overdose.

  • Forward Thinking Group

    A mutual aid forward planning group.

  • Walking Group

    Explore the local district on foot, a relaxing and easy way to improve your fitness levels and to make new friends.

  • Care Planning

    Meet as a group to set and review your recovery plans.

  • Alcohol and Wellbeing Group

    This group explores the physical, psychological, and social harms caused by alcohol, and explores strategies for beginning to gain control over your drinking.

  • Rehab Prep

    Considering residential rehab? This group provides you with the information you’ll need to decide whether rehab is for you and what you need to do to get there.

  • SUPer

    Peer mentor led, promotes the service user perspective and links with Turning Point’s national SUPer Programme.

  • Employment/Housing

    Access with regards to support around employment, benefits and housing.

  • Belly Dancing

    A fun approach to keeping fit and an opportunity to learn a new skill.

    Women Only and Mixed Sessions Available
  • SMART Recovery

    SMART stands for ‘Self -Management And Recovery Training’ and is a programme to help people manage their recovery by supporting participants to decide whether they have a problem, build up their motivation to change and offers a set of proven tools and techniques to support their recovery.

  • Brahma Kumaris Mediation & Mindfulness

    Specific meditation techniques for those hoping to expand their mindfulness and relaxation techniques.

  • Dance Music Workshop

    Learn DJ techniques whilst listening to your favourite tunes for a chilled Friday afternoon.

  • Comedy Workshops

    Laughter therapy, improve your confidence, public speaking whilst having fun.

  • Guest Speakers

    A variety of local interest groups, aimed at building your knowledge, interests and citizenship.

  • Narcotics Anonymous

    Mutual aid for substance users.

  • Knowing Drug Treatment

    A one off session aimed to provide you with everything you need to know when starting out on an opiate substitute prescription, including how to prepare for detox.

  • Yoga

    A relaxed physical session to develop your core and wellbeing.

  • Recovery Planning

    A one off session to that looks at identifying the areas of your life that impact on you drug/alcohol use; that you  feel you would like to improve, and develop a plan to support you to achieve this.

  • Recovery & Change

    It looks in detail at the change process and helps you to set goals, develop coping strategies and support networks which can assist in moving you forward in your recovery journey.

  • Mindfulness Booster

    This group provides an opportunity to maintain skills aimed at continuing abstinence and dealing with lapse triggers.

  • Creative Art

    Free style arts and craft sessions for you to explore your artistic side.

  • Alcohol abstinence

    A peer led support group for people who are abstinent from alcohol.

  • Beyond the Bars

    A programme of sessions for individuals who have been recently offending.  The sessions explore reasons for offending, triggers, impact of drug/alcohol use on offending and also exploring impact of your offending on others.

  • Tea & toast

    A more casual introduction to services introducing you to peer mentor support and mutual aid.

  • Introduction to Change (ITC) Group

    This helps you to explore motivation and change and supports the introduction to treatment services and substitute prescribing which may be offered as part of your treatment package.  It aims to improve your confidence and decision making about your substance use.

    Open to all
  • Mindfulness

    Mindfulness is about learning to live in the present rather than the past. It has two main effects; it makes you more aware of emotions or cravings that need attending toy, which makes slips or lapses less likely.  Mindfulness has proven effects for helping you deal with stresses that can make you less anxious or depressed.

    Open to those who are making changes or who have secured the changes they want to. Please speak to your key worker.
  • Women Only Group

    A group run by women for women, providing a safe space to explore issues that affect drug/alcohol using choices.

    All women welcome
  • Housing Support

    Meet our dedicated housing support officer for any queries in this area.

    Open to all
  • Peer Mentoring recommended learning

    A non-structured group where you can connect with others who are experiencing similar issues to your own. Share advice and info with others and find support for the changes you are making.

    Open to all
  • Alcohol Abstinence

    This group explores the physical, psychological, and social harms caused by alcohol, and explores strategies for beginning to gain control over your drinking.

    Open to those addressing alcohol issues
  • Get Connected

    Get yourself ready to think about moving on from addiction. Help with work preparation and goal setting.

    Open to those who have achieved their substance use goals and want to explore Education, Training, and Employment (ETE) options, or develop their recreation time.
  • Breaking Free Online Support

    A confidential online treatment and recovery programme for problem alcohol and drug use.

    Open to all
  • Roots to Recovery

    A gardening group.  An opportunity to learn new gardening skills and make new friends.

    This group is suited to those thinking about change or actively making changes to their drug or alcohol use. Please refer via keyworker.
  • Arts & Craft Group

    Have a try at something creative, different activities available

    Open to all
  • Housing issue clinic

    Visit our dedicated housing support officer for any queries in this area.

    Open to all

Open to all

  • Prenoxad Group

    Be a hero!  Learn to save a life by training to administer prenoxad in cases of overdose.

  • Forward Thinking Group

    A mutual aid forward planning group.

  • Walking Group

    Explore the local district on foot, a relaxing and easy way to improve your fitness levels and to make new friends.

  • Care Planning

    Meet as a group to set and review your recovery plans.

  • Alcohol and Wellbeing Group

    This group explores the physical, psychological, and social harms caused by alcohol, and explores strategies for beginning to gain control over your drinking.

  • Rehab Prep

    Considering residential rehab? This group provides you with the information you’ll need to decide whether rehab is for you and what you need to do to get there.

  • SUPer

    Peer mentor led, promotes the service user perspective and links with Turning Point’s national SUPer Programme.

  • Employment/Housing

    Access with regards to support around employment, benefits and housing.

  • Belly Dancing

    A fun approach to keeping fit and an opportunity to learn a new skill.

    Women Only and Mixed Sessions Available
  • SMART Recovery

    SMART stands for ‘Self -Management And Recovery Training’ and is a programme to help people manage their recovery by supporting participants to decide whether they have a problem, build up their motivation to change and offers a set of proven tools and techniques to support their recovery.

  • Brahma Kumaris Mediation & Mindfulness

    Specific meditation techniques for those hoping to expand their mindfulness and relaxation techniques.

  • Dance Music Workshop

    Learn DJ techniques whilst listening to your favourite tunes for a chilled Friday afternoon.

  • Comedy Workshops

    Laughter therapy, improve your confidence, public speaking whilst having fun.

  • Guest Speakers

    A variety of local interest groups, aimed at building your knowledge, interests and citizenship.

  • Narcotics Anonymous

    Mutual aid for substance users.

  • Knowing Drug Treatment

    A one off session aimed to provide you with everything you need to know when starting out on an opiate substitute prescription, including how to prepare for detox.

  • Yoga

    A relaxed physical session to develop your core and wellbeing.

  • Recovery Planning

    A one off session to that looks at identifying the areas of your life that impact on you drug/alcohol use; that you  feel you would like to improve, and develop a plan to support you to achieve this.

  • Recovery & Change

    It looks in detail at the change process and helps you to set goals, develop coping strategies and support networks which can assist in moving you forward in your recovery journey.

  • Mindfulness Booster

    This group provides an opportunity to maintain skills aimed at continuing abstinence and dealing with lapse triggers.

  • Creative Art

    Free style arts and craft sessions for you to explore your artistic side.

  • Alcohol abstinence

    A peer led support group for people who are abstinent from alcohol.

  • Beyond the Bars

    A programme of sessions for individuals who have been recently offending.  The sessions explore reasons for offending, triggers, impact of drug/alcohol use on offending and also exploring impact of your offending on others.

  • Tea & toast

    A more casual introduction to services introducing you to peer mentor support and mutual aid.

  • Introduction to Change (ITC) Group

    This helps you to explore motivation and change and supports the introduction to treatment services and substitute prescribing which may be offered as part of your treatment package.  It aims to improve your confidence and decision making about your substance use.

    Open to all
  • Mindfulness

    Mindfulness is about learning to live in the present rather than the past. It has two main effects; it makes you more aware of emotions or cravings that need attending toy, which makes slips or lapses less likely.  Mindfulness has proven effects for helping you deal with stresses that can make you less anxious or depressed.

    Open to those who are making changes or who have secured the changes they want to. Please speak to your key worker.
  • Housing Support

    Meet our dedicated housing support officer for any queries in this area.

    Open to all
  • Peer Mentoring recommended learning

    A non-structured group where you can connect with others who are experiencing similar issues to your own. Share advice and info with others and find support for the changes you are making.

    Open to all
  • Alcohol Abstinence

    This group explores the physical, psychological, and social harms caused by alcohol, and explores strategies for beginning to gain control over your drinking.

    Open to those addressing alcohol issues
  • Breaking Free Online Support

    A confidential online treatment and recovery programme for problem alcohol and drug use.

    Open to all
  • Arts & Craft Group

    Have a try at something creative, different activities available

    Open to all
  • Housing issue clinic

    Visit our dedicated housing support officer for any queries in this area.

    Open to all

Women Only

  • Belly Dancing

    A fun approach to keeping fit and an opportunity to learn a new skill.

    Women Only and Mixed Sessions Available
  • Women Only Group

    A group run by women for women, providing a safe space to explore issues that affect drug/alcohol using choices.

    All women welcome

Recovery

  • Roots to Recovery

    A gardening group.  An opportunity to learn new gardening skills and make new friends.

    This group is suited to those thinking about change or actively making changes to their drug or alcohol use. Please refer via keyworker.

Referral

  • Get Connected

    Get yourself ready to think about moving on from addiction. Help with work preparation and goal setting.

    Open to those who have achieved their substance use goals and want to explore Education, Training, and Employment (ETE) options, or develop their recreation time.
  • Roots to Recovery

    A gardening group.  An opportunity to learn new gardening skills and make new friends.

    This group is suited to those thinking about change or actively making changes to their drug or alcohol use. Please refer via keyworker.
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