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Substance Awareness

Who Should Attend This Program?

If you, or someone you know, struggle with:

  • Trouble with the law
  • Broken and strained relationships
  • Conflict and Violence
  • Health Concerns
  • Financial Issues
  • Housing Struggles
  • Employment Issues
  • Personal Problems

Please join us for insight, tools and support to make a positive change in your life.

The Substance Awareness Program is an evidence-informed ten week psycho-educational CBT based program. It runs weekly for ten one hour sessions in a closed, confidential group environment. Self – referrals are welcome.

Program Goals:

  • Discuss and explore real life situations unique to you
  • Use positive coping mechanisms
  • Use appropriate communication styles
  • Identify why people use substances

Learn Through:

  • Activities
  • Video Clips
  • Open Discussion
  • PowerPoint
  • Personal examples
  • Program Commitment

You are responsible for:

  • Attending weekly
  • Attending on time
  • Participating to your fullest ability
  • Respecting the confidentiality of other members in the group
  • Respecting yourself and other members of the group

Program Fee: $150
Certificate provided after successful completion of program, and the program fee is paid.

For More Information Contact:

Sherry Visser-Fleming
Justice Services Program Coordinator
John Howard Society of Niagara
210 King Street
St. Catharines, ON L2R 3J9
Phone: (905) 682-2657 Ext. 260
Fax: (905) 984-6918
Email: svisserfleming@jhs-niagara.ca

“Through responsive and individualized service, the John Howard Society of Niagara is committed to facilitating positive personal growth through Justice, Prevention, Employment and Education programs that enrich the communities of the Niagara Region.”

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