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Connections Group Helps Teen Girls with Anxiety and Depression

Calendar-IconNovember 22, 2022

Connections Group Helps Teen Girls with Anxiety and Depression

Girls experiencing anxiety or depression may benefit from the Connections Group. This group addresses way to decrease anxiety, depression and self-harm behaviors as well as build skills to improve self-esteem and coping skills. Parents are required to attend two parent-only group sessions and attend the final group session. The parent-only group is designed to provide support, education and skill building specifically focused around teenage depression and anxiety.

Currently, the group meets on Tuesday afternoons from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at 4633 Aicholtz Road in Eastgate. The curriculum includes:

*Parent Session #1-Introductions/Review of Curriculum

Week 1-Introductions

Week 2-Mindful Warrior

Week 3-Understanding Emotions

Week 4-Battle for Control/Brain Battles

Week 5-Mind as a Storyteller

Week 6-Wise Mind

Week 7- Values: Life and Self

*Parent Session #2-Questions and Support

Week 8 & 9-Coping Skills

Week to-Future Panning (*Parents attend)