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Recovery Circle

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
3:00 pm4:00 pm
5245 Capital Boulevard, Raleigh, NC 27616

Recovery Circles are small, loving support groups where people are known, loved and held to be their best selves. Each Recovery Circle is led by a trained Circle Facilitator, many of which are Members with longer-term stable recovery.

These groups promote healing and transformation through:
-Embracing communities of support and discouraging the isolation that triggers substance abuse and aggravates mental health challenges. Circles create a sacred space where people can be their authentic selves, brokenness and all, and provide critical entry to a supportive community.
-Serving each other with the giving and receiving of compassionate listening, respectful feedback with permission, and a commitment to honest sharing. Members learn to trust again and practice healthy interactions with others.
-Educating about the recovery process, the certain realities and powerlessness in some aspects of living with mental illness, and the importance of consistent medication management in recovery.
-Exchanging advice and promoting the development of skills to prevent relapse and avoid drugs and alcohol through the identification of triggers or high-risk situations for relapse and building alternative social and recreational opportunities.
-Teaching responsibility and developing accountability skills by requiring weekly Circle attendance or notifying Recovery Café prior to absence.