Virtual Groups

Please log on 10-15 minutes before group start time, they will be locked at the start time posted.

Exceptions: DBT, Family Night, Write it Out, Yoga, Journaling

PAWS

Mondays

10am-11:30am

*No Referral Required

Pick up a package from the Community Psychiatry Clinic and join any week!​

  • 6 different topics to help support and strengthen recovery: 1) Education around post-acute withdrawal syndrome, 2) Physical health exercise and nutrition, 3) Mindfulness, 4) Sleep hygiene, 5) Budgeting and financial security, 6) Self-care, balance and resiliency.

  • These 6 sessions provide an opportunity to pause, reflect, and build on your own foundations of recovery.

  • Log in several minutes before start time.

https://stjoes.zoom.us/j/94041103823?pwd=Sjc4Ymp5NWkyTHo2SzgzRTJINGFlUT09 or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 940 4110 3823, Password: 780558

Moving Forward Skillfully

Mondays

1:30-2:30pm

*No Referral Required

  • A weekly drop-in class with 6 different modules

  • Start any week.

  • Learn skills from DBT including emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and mindfulness. 

  • Log in several minutes before start time.

https://stjoes.zoom.us/j/94041103823?pwd=Sjc4Ymp5NWkyTHo2SzgzRTJINGFlUT09 or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 940 4110 3823, Password: 780558

SMART Recovery

Tuesdays

1:30-3:00pm

*No Referral Required

  • A drop-in self-help group for recovery from any type of addictive behaviour

  • Groups are held by a clinician and a volunteer with lived experience 

  • Limit of 10 participants per group.

  • Log in several minutes before start time.

 

https://stjoes.zoom.us/j/94041103823?pwd=Sjc4Ymp5NWkyTHo2SzgzRTJINGFlUT09 or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 940 4110 3823, Password: 780558

Steps to Recovery

Wednesdays 

1:30pm-2:30pm

*No Referral Required

  • A drop-in self-help group with 6 modules to increase motivation to decrease substance use.

  • Log in several minutes before start time.

https://stjoes.zoom.us/j/94041103823?pwd=Sjc4Ymp5NWkyTHo2SzgzRTJINGFlUT09 or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 940 4110 3823, Password: 780558

Family Night

Last Wednesday of Each Month

6:30pm-8:30pm

*No Referral Required

NO GROUP IN DECEMBER

  • A group for family members and loved ones of those with substance use, mental health or concurrent disorders.

  • Contains 4 modules on supporting loved ones, creating boundaries and self-care.

  • Please note this group is intended for the family/loved ones of individuals with substance use, mental health or concurrent disorders, rather than patients

https://stjosham.zoom.us/j/62057513423?pwd=cHozK0xQQTNYbyswR1RyK0RaUnRMZz09

or call in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 620 5751 3423, Password: 781168

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Thursdays 

1:30pm-3:00pm

*No Referral Required

  • A weekly drop-in class with 4 different modules.

  • Start any week.

  • Available to all clients in the Community Psychiatry Clinic with any mental health diagnoses.

  • Topics from ACT therapy include: mindfulness, clarifying values, committed action, fusion vs. defusion, control vs. willingness, acceptance as an alternative, and action planning.

  • Log in several minutes before start time.

https://stjoes.zoom.us/j/94041103823?pwd=Sjc4Ymp5NWkyTHo2SzgzRTJINGFlUT09 or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 940 4110 3823, Password: 780558

Drop-In Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

Wednesdays

11am-12pm

1pm-2pm

Thursdays

11am-12pm

  • An 8-week, continuous entry drop-in group

  • This "drop-in" is designed to provide a brief sampling of DBT skills - not a formal DBT group.

  • Start any week.

  • Focuses on the skills of: mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness.

  • Log in several minutes before start time.

Contact dropindbt@stjosham.on.ca for referral and information. Meeting URLs sent through email upon referral and selection of date and time.

Virtual Holiday Social!

Friday, December 17th  

1:30pm-2:30pm

*You must be attending other groups listed on this page or be a client of the Community Psychiatry Clinic at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

  • Join us for some holiday cheer through virtual games and music!

  • Log in at 1:15pm

https://stjosham.zoom.us/j/69968921780?pwd=TWdsYW1QcFBSaE91ZTVpTHBiQjhQZz09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 699 6892 1780, Password: 909034

Virtual New Year's Eve Social!

Friday, December 31st   

1:30pm-2:30pm

*You must be attending other groups listed on this page or be a client of the Community Psychiatry Clinic at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

  • Let’s celebrate 2021 and welcome the New Year together!

  • Socially connect with others through games and music

  • Log in at 1:15pm

https://stjosham.zoom.us/j/69968921780?pwd=TWdsYW1QcFBSaE91ZTVpTHBiQjhQZz09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 699 6892 1780, Password: 909034

Virtual Yoga

Friday, December 3rd,

1:30pm-2:30pm

*You must be attending other groups listed on this page or be a client of the Community Psychiatry Clinic at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

  • Take this opportunity to practice breathing and mindful movement

  • You will be guided through an opening mindfulness practice, followed by 30 minutes of gentle seated & standing stretches and yoga-based movements; end with a short breathing practice

  • Log in at 1:15pm

 

https://stjosham.zoom.us/j/64252721414?pwd=RUZOZ205Z1VLQUNrbkVUdEhYL1NSZz09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 642 5272 1414, Password: 720773

Virtual Growing Gratitude 

Friday, December 10th

1:30pm-2:30pm

*You must be attending other groups listed on this page or be a client of the Community Psychiatry Clinic at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

  • Learn how noticing positives can improve mood and buffer negative emotions

  • You will have the opportunity to practice two Gratitude Journaling techniques

  • Log in at 1:15pm

https://stjosham.zoom.us/j/64252721414?pwd=RUZOZ205Z1VLQUNrbkVUdEhYL1NSZz09

or call-in at: +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 642 5272 1414, Password: 720773

Virtual Art Journaling

Thursday, December 16th & 30th 

11:30am - 12:30pm

*You must be attending other groups listed on this page or be a client of the Community Psychiatry Clinic at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

  • Engaging in creative activities can have a positive impact on health and well-being

  • Make time to be creative by participating in this group

  • Prompts for an art project will be provided using simple supplies from around your home

  • FREE Art Kits available – please RSVP to arrange pick up (call 905-522-1155 x35045)

  • Log in at 11:15am

https://stjosham.zoom.us/j/63025547693?pwd=YU45djVISnd2NG4wN0Jyb0pXL09Fdz09

or call-in at: +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 630 2554 7693 Password: 080120

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Check out our 2 special virtual groups for the holidays!
(Holiday Social and New Year's Eve Social)