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, recreational groups

Recovery Discussion (formerly PAWS)

Mondays

10 -11:30am

*No Referral Required

  • Discussion-based drop-in group.

  • What information would be most helpful to you today? Are there resources that you need?

  • This is a drop-in recovery focused discussion group. We can review coping skills, harm reduction and relapse prevention strategies or even problem solve a situation you are experiencing related to the recovery.

https://stjoes.zoom.us/j/65259003548?pwd=ckc4WXNBZDVHUm5wNGhXR0UwVmgrUT09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 652 5900 3548, Password: 384151

Moving Forward Skillfully

Mondays

1:30 - 2:30pm

*No Referral Required

  •  A weekly drop-in class with 6 different skills-based 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/65259003548?pwd=ckc4WXNBZDVHUm5wNGhXR0UwVmgrUT09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 652 5900 3548, Password: 384151

SMART Recovery

Tuesdays

1:30 - 3:00pm

*No Referral Required

  •  A drop-in self-help group for recovery from any types 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/65259003548?pwd=ckc4WXNBZDVHUm5wNGhXR0UwVmgrUT09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 652 5900 3548, Password: 384151

Steps to Recovery

Wednesdays

1:30 - 2:30pm

*No Referral Required

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

  • Log in several minutes before start time.

https://stjoes.zoom.us/j/65259003548?pwd=ckc4WXNBZDVHUm5wNGhXR0UwVmgrUT09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 652 5900 3548, Password: 384151

Drop-In Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

Wednesdays

11am -12:00pm

1- 2pm

Thursdays 

11am -12pm

*No Referral Required

  •  A weekly drop-in group with 8 different modules - start any week

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

  • 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 to refer and for information. Meeting URLs are sent via email upon referral and selection of date/time.

Drop-In Acceptance and Committment Therapy (ACT)

Thursdays

1:30 - 3:00pm

*No Referral Required

  •  A weekly drop-in group with 5 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/65259003548?pwd=ckc4WXNBZDVHUm5wNGhXR0UwVmgrUT09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 652 5900 3548, Password: 384151

Drop-In Stress Management

Fridays 

10:30 -11:30am

  • A weekly drop-in group with 6 different modules - start any week

  • Modules cover the following topics: body scan, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing, problem solving and mindfulness meditation, music listening and music selection, time management and organization and guided imagery

  • Exclusion criteria: active psychosis, active substance use, dissociative states, emotional dysregulation, active suicidal thoughts

  • Log in several minutes before start time.

 

 

Contact dropinstressmanagement@stjoes.ca for referral and meeting link. Please include full name, date of birth, and email address. 

Family Night

Last Wednesday of Each Month 

6:30 - 8:30pm

*No Referral Required

  •  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, rather than clients

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

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

Virtual Building Resiliency  Recreation Groups

 
 

Virtual YOGA

Friday, August 12

1:30-2:30pm

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

  • A monthly drop-in group which provides an opportunity for mindful movement.

  • You will be guided through a 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 ART JOURNALING

Thursday, August 25

11:30am-12:30pm

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

  • A monthly drop-in group

  • The focus of this group is to make time for creativity and self-expression through art. Engaging in creative activities can have a positive impact on health and well-being.

  • An art prompt will be provided at the beginning of the group. You can use any art materials you have at home. 

  • FREE Art Kits available - please call 905-522-1155 ext. 35045 to arrange pick up

  • Log in at 11:15am

 

https://stjosham.zoom.us/j/63184087337?pwd=NUVwQUNCNkdIbStJUU1TeWRyc1MxZz09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 631 8408 7337,

Password: 366324