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Groups - Addictions support group, London King's Cross

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Groupwork London - Addictions

Who this service is for
This 8 session programme is for gay and bisexual men who wish to understand and change their compulsive behaviours (such as: alcohol/drug use, compulsive sexual behaviour, over-eating, compulsive spending/debting). It gives them an opportunity to discuss their concerns about these behaviours, and to learn different coping strategies. These sessions use Cognitive Behavioural, Motivational Enhancement and Mindfullness techniques to increase self-awareness and behaviour change.
Venue
Terrence Higgins Trust
314-320 Gray's Inn Road
London
WC1X 8DP
0808 802 1221 for an adviser
020 7812 1600 for switchboard
Fax: 020 7812 1601
groupworklondon@tht.org.uk
www.tht.org.uk/groupworkregistration
Accessibility
Please phone the centre to check your eligibility and to arrange an appointment.
Times
Eight-week programme: 6.30pm to 9pm

Use the link above to register.
Service provider
Terrence Higgins Trust

Why you might need this

If you have concerns around HIV or other sexually transmitted infections, or concerns about sexuality, drugs or alcohol, and you want to meet other people in the same position, one of these groups may help. You may have been recently diagnosed with HIV, for example, or you may be feeling isolated or stigmatised.

Groups are available in different centres at various times for people living with HIV, gay and bisexual men, African and black and minority ethnic communities, young people, women and sex workers. There are also groups for transgendered people and HIV negative partners of people who are HIV positive. Some groups meet a range of the above needs.

We can help you

Groups enable you to share your experience in a safe, non-judgemental environment. They offer support from people who understand your concerns, and can boost your confidence and social life.

Specific groups will increase your knowledge of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, and how they are transmitted. They can improve your ability to manage your health and your sex life. Groups can also increase your knowledge of drugs and alcohol and the services available to you.

Our quality commitment

We will ensure that:

• Our groupwork sessions always use standard course content and curricula
• We use THT accredited trainers who are appropriately trained and experienced
• Where appropriate, workshops adhere to the guidelines and practice of relevant professional associations
• We will host workshops in venues compliant with the Equality Act 2010.

We will respond to enquiries within two working days.