Posts Tagged ‘peer support’

Join the Radical Recovery Support Group for some sober bowling!

Thursday November 14th!!

bowling
We will be meeting and eating from 7-8:30 at The Wingnut Anarchist Collective
and then leaving to be at Hanover AMF by 9pm!
Bring a dish to share if you can/want but we will have some food too. Food and soda is super expensive at the bowling alley so we want to eat a lot before we go!
We will definitely have room to give rides if you can meet at the Wingnut!

You can also meet us at the bowling alley right before/at 9.

The bowling is all you can bowl shoes included – about $12 bucks per person for 2 hours of all we can play, so please bring your own money! We will try to get coupons to cut down on cost but no promises.

There IS booze at the bowling alley, so its not a totally sober environment by any means. But we will be bowling as a sober group!

 

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Radical Sobriety Meetings will now be held once monthly on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7pm. Meetings usually last 1 hour.

The next 3 meetings will be:

October 10
November 14
December 12

We will also be scheduling a sober bowling trip with estimated cost of 7-10 $ per person for early November so you can start saving your duckets!

And the Wingnut is hosting a sober potluck on Monday October 14th @ 6-9!

Coffee, tea and (sometimes)donuts and other snacks provided, a positive and productive support group for folks trying to get sober and stay sober. You are encouraged to bring snacks to share if you want!

The Wingnut is a sober space so definitely be sober for the meetings!

If you have any resources/ideas/zines etc on sobriety please get in touch!

non-religious, non-judgemental, an alternative to aa/na

peer support

planning for social events and harm reduction activism as well.

Tuesdays at 7pm. Meetings last about an hour.

Coffee, tea and (sometimes) donuts provided, a positive and productive support group for folks trying to get sober and stay sober.

The Wingnut is a sober space so definitely be sober for the meetings!

If you have any resources/ideas/zines etc on sobriety please get in touch!

non-religious, non-judgemental, an alternative to aa/na

peer support

planning for social events and harm reduction activism as well

#rva #sober #wingnut #anarchist

Tuesdays from 7pm-8pm, coffee and tea and donuts provided, a positive and productive support group for folks trying to get sober and stay sober.

The Wingnut is a sober space so definitely be sober for the meetings!

If you have any resources/ideas/zines etc on sobriety please get in touch!

non-religious, non-judgemental, an alternative to aa/na

peer support

planning for social events and harm reduction activism as well

#rva #sober #wingnut #anarchist #collective #non-aa

Self Care is the radical concept that it is important to take care of yourself, and your emotional, mental, and physical needs.In activist scenes, this is a concept that can all too frequently be ignored or undervalued, to the detriment of the mental/physical/emotional health of community members.

Many people struggle with this, and we want to take up a little bit of webspace to acknowledge this, and provide a few resources to help folks who are trying to/struggling to deal with all the hurt this world can heap on us.

Definitely looking for more resources, suggestions from other anarchist/feminist/radical/activist spaces, and better ways to explain the concept! Please get in touch at wingnut_collective [at] yahoo.com

And take care of yourself out there! (Find communities that value your self care!)

This first link has a bunch of great resources for people looking to read up on self care. The second link is for the Icarus project, which is a radical mental health organization with good resources and ideas on their website.

http://www.soularbliss.com/2012/07/31/radical-self-care-and-community-care-zine-resources/

http://theicarusproject.net/

From the Mind(ful) Liberation Project out of Richmond, Virginia (samesies) here are lists of Hotlines and Warmlines for folks in crisis, or just needing support in some way. Mind(ful Liberation Project also does the RVA Peer Support Project, which we encourage folks to check out.

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Hotlines & Warmlines

If there are any others you think need to be added to this please let us know!

Peer Support:

1-804-631-3124. A peer support line operated by Richmond’s Mindful Liberation Project, a chapter of the international Icarus Project. Confidential and anonymous hot/warmline. Entirely volunteer run, no professionals, no calling the police or forced hospitalization. Just peer support, now.

1-877-838-2838. The Vet2Vet Peer Support Hotline, run by the Kristen Brooks Hope Center. Peer support from veterans to veterans. The website also offers a live chat.

Depression/Suicide/Crisis Hotlines: (more…)