support groups

Our Peer Support Groups Are Open To The Public.

Our peer support groups help those seeking recovery find a community in which to heal together. Our groups discuss recovery tools and strategies so that participants can learn from each other. Interested in participating? Join in the conversation and give new strategies a try with groups led by one of our experienced Peer Support Specialists. Visit one of our Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, and Woodstock groups:

Strength Thru Recovery

We partner with Our Community Place to offer this peer support group that is open to
anyone in the community. Participants may join us to discuss a range of topics; including:
trauma, anxiety, fear, sadness, and substance use. One of our experienced team
members will guide the group through discussion, meditation and tips to add to their
toolbox for coping and dealing with challenges. In Strength Thru Recovery, we work to
empower participants to take control over their choices to grow stronger and heal in

When: Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Our Community Place
17 E. Johnson Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Cost: FREE

The “D.C. United” Group (Drug Court United)

We invite all Harrisonburg Drug Court participants to join us and discuss their struggles with substance use and discuss recovery options. We customize each meeting to our group so participants get the support they need that day. We empower our participants to take control over their choices and learn to thrive with a toolbox of skills and resources they can pull from anytime and anywhere. This group is specifically for Drug Court participants and meets the court’s requirement for social involvement.

When: Fridays from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Strength In Peers
733 East Market Street, Suite A
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Cost: FREE

Parenting Under Stress

Being a parent is challenging and for those facing substance use, mental health, and trauma-related struggles it can be even more challenging. Parents are invited to join other parents to discuss the stress, struggles, anxiety, and fear that often comes with raising children. An experienced and certified Peer Support Specialist leads discussions on coping strategies, parenting skills, and navigating housing, employment, custody, divorce, domestic violence, and other challenges. We partner with Family Promise to offer this group, but participants do not need to be enrolled in Family Promise to attend. Call Family Promise to register children for free childcare during the group meeting.

When: Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: Family Promise
781 Spring Parkway
Woodstock, VA 22664
Cost: FREE

SMART Recovery Group

SMART (Self-Management and Recovery Training) Recovery group offers coping strategies and tools to help you overcome your addiction. Coffee and snacks provided. All are welcome. FREE, CONFIDENTIAL & NON-JUDGMENTAL.

When: Thursdays from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Strength In Peers New Market Office
9560 S. Congress Street
New Market, VA 22844
Cost: FREE

Seeking Serenity (Women Only)

This peer-run support group focuses on whole health and resiliency. Improve your overall health by sharing experiences with like-minded women. Together we can overcome pain and fear and start to find serenity and peace!

When: Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Where: Strength In Peers Harrisonburg Office
733 E. Market Street, Suite A
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Cost: FREE

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