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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

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Concurrent Disorders Groups

Mindfulness Skills for Recovery 

 *In-person group*

Mondays 

10:30am - 11:30am

 *Referral by clinician only * 

*You must be a client of the Community Psychiatry Clinic or East Region Mental Health Services at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

  • An 8 week drop-in group to help individuals meet the day-to-day challenges of recovery from addiction.

  • Explore skills focusing on staying present, gaining awareness/control of thoughts, and disengaging with triggers, being mindful in challenging situations, acceptance, viewing thoughts as thoughts and more 

  • Please reach out to your clinician/ community support worker at the Community Psychiatry Clinic or East Region Mental Health to learn more 

If you have any additional questions on the referral process please feel free

to call us at (905)-522-1155 ext. 39124

Moving Forward Skillfully

Mondays

1:30 - 2:30pm

*No Referral Require

  •  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/68902926592?pwd=VC9vNGc0enJ1NHRXaWV0UGxTZzBHUT09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 689 0292 6592, Password: CDGROUPS

 

SMART Recovery 

Tuesdays

1:30 - 3:00pm

*No Referral Require

  •  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/68016265475?pwd=RmtPUDFrQ3JXNEk0bU1ZLzExMmEyQT09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 680 1626 5475, Password: CDGROUPS

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/61651488194?pwd=RWtQeDl2QVlBQ2d4UmJkVW9kV3ZxUT09 

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 616 5148 8194, Password: CDGROUPS

Drop-In Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) 

Wednesdays

11am - 12pm

or

1pm-2pm

or

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 Commitment 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/66105446486?pwd=SnJYTlRPZTBVU2Yzc3F6UG9pM1U4UT09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 661 0544 6486, Password: CDGROUPS

NEW! Planning for the Weekend (PFTW) YA-SUP Booster Group

Thursdays

2:00pm - 3:30pm

*No Referral Required 

  •  Open to all Young adult substance use program (YA-SUP) clients - current and past OR anyone ages 17-25 looking to work on substance use goals.

  • This weekly drop-in group offers you a safe space to continue to work on skills around recovery and mental wellness goals 

  • Topics include: Safer partying 101, values and goals, triggers and coping, distress tolerance, harm reduction & more 

  • Log in several minutes before start time.

https://stjosham.zoom.us/j/4849300666?pwd=RGg0OWlWd3FXTGl1UWJsNVdORFpOdz09&omn=69082309953

 Meeting ID: 484 930 0666, Password: 571008

Family Night

Last Wednesday of  Each Month

6:30pm - 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://stjoes.zoom.us/j/63253875410?pwd=YU5XNk9rdTF4dTV3MTBGeXZmRE44QT09

or call in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 632 5387 5410, Password: 781168

Building Resiliency Groups

Virtual PEER SUPPORT GROUP

Every Friday

11am - 12pm

*You must be a client of the Community Psychiatry Clinic or East Region Mental Health Services at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

  • A weekly drop-in group for mutual support
  • Discuss recovery goals, challenges, and healthy coping strategies

  • Facilitated by a peer support worker with lived experience of mental health issues

  • Limit of 10 participants per group

  • Login at 10:50am

https://stjosham.zoom.us/j/65146959053?pwd=c0VQd1lDazFodHpzS1ZTaW1waXhIdz09

or call-in at +1 438 809 7799, Meeting ID: 651 4695 9053,

Password: 664071

Virtual YOGA 

 On hold until August 

Friday,

 August 2nd

1:30pm - 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 1:25pm

https://stjoes.zoom.us/j/68265563267?pwd=c2tlNmpGRkllcHRzRjBXVitNUXpLUT09

or call-in at: +1 647 558 0588 , Meeting ID: 682 6556 3267,

 Password: 986992

Virtual ART JOURNALING 

 On hold until August 

Friday,

August 9th 

1:30pm - 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

  • 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 group. Use any art materials you have at home.

  • Log in at 1:25pm

https://stjoes.zoom.us/j/68265563267?pwd=c2tlNmpGRkllcHRzRjBXVitNUXpLUT09

or call-in at: +1 647 558 0588 , Meeting ID: 682 6556 3267,

 Password: 986992

Virtual GROWING GRATITUDE

 On hold until August 

Friday,

August 23rd

1:30pm - 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 with 2 different modules

  • Noticing positives can improve mood and help to buffer negative emotions

  • Learn about gratitude concepts and evidence-based gratitude practices

  • In this session, we will focus on the gratitude practice: Gratitude Letters

  • Log in at 1:25pm

https://stjoes.zoom.us/j/68265563267?pwd=c2tlNmpGRkllcHRzRjBXVitNUXpLUT09

or call-in at: +1 647 558 0588 , Meeting ID: 682 6556 3267,

 Password: 986992

Community Psychiatry Groups

ON HOLD -- Drop-In Stress Management 

Fridays

 On hold until 

 further notice 

*No Referral Required 

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

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

  • If you experience any technical difficulties or have additional questions, please call administrative assistant(s) at 905-522-1155 ext. 39780 or ext. 33500

  • Please note the group link may be sent to your junk or spam folder 

  • 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. 

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