Women’s Support Group

A safe space for women affected by addiction

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The JACS Women’s Support Group aims to provide a safe and supportive environment for any woman affected, both directly and indirectly, by addiction and problematic behaviours. The weekly meeting utilizes an interactive group format in which participants are encouraged to share, check-in, and/or address any concerns or problems they may have.

Each meeting begins with a psychoeducational component in which the group facilitator and participants are able to learn further and explore relevant topics related to addiction, such as codependency, boundaries, guilt and shame, and self-care. Following, the facilitators moderate a discussion while offering therapeutic feedback to the participants.

The emphasis of the group is support! Every meeting ensures a welcoming and therapeutic space for individuals to share about their own lives, offer feedback to other participants, and connect with each other through vulnerability and honesty.

There is no cost to attend. The Women’s support group runs every Tuesday evening from 8:30 -10:00 pm on ZOOM. For more information, please contact Nicole.

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Testimonials

Since opening in 2000, we’ve helped more than 10,000 families who have struggles with addiction.
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It’s heartwarming to see the work JACS does in our community up close. I watched as their professionals educated community members on addiction triggers and mental health obstacles, which ensured those in the audience they were not alone in their daily struggles. Never have I been able to see an organization’s impact so clearly in such a short period of time.
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After doing drugs for over 42 years I had had enough and desperately wanted to stop ! Now 3 years clean I still attend meetings at JACS. If I would have known that recovery is this good I would have done it a long time ago.
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I have become calmer and able to face challenges easier. During these COVID lockdowns and look to the meditation classes as the highlight of my day!
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I had long know I was a sex addict and didn’t know where to turn. My life had been unmanageable and I was not able to control my addiction. The first couple of COVID months were extremely isolating and hard for me. Finding distractions and projects was not a solution to my addiction. JACS is offering fellowship, support, structure, counselling, a safe open honest space and hope. I am grateful for the support and opportunity JACS offers.
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It’s heartwarming to see the work JACS does in our community up close. I watched as their professionals educated community members on addiction triggers and mental health obstacles, which ensured those in the audience they were not alone in their daily struggles. Never have I been able to see an organization’s impact so clearly in such a short period of time.

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JACS Client

After doing drugs for over 42 years I had had enough and desperately wanted to stop ! Now 3 years clean I still attend meetings at JACS. If I would have known that recovery is this good I would have done it a long time ago.

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Client

I have become calmer and able to face challenges easier. During these COVID lockdowns and look to the meditation classes as the highlight of my day!

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Client

I had long know I was a sex addict and didn’t know where to turn. My life had been unmanageable and I was not able to control my addiction. The first couple of COVID months were extremely isolating and hard for me. Finding distractions and projects was not a solution to my addiction. JACS is offering fellowship, support, structure, counselling, a safe open honest space and hope. I am grateful for the support and opportunity JACS offers.