Support Group Therapy
Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center Behavioral Health provides community members with access to
mental health services and support close to home through group therapy meetings.
Our weekly support groups help address the needs of:
- individuals recovering from alcohol and drug addiction through Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous (AA/NA) meetings
- people who need help dealing with anger through our Anger Management Group
- those needing support for depression
We also offer a monthly Alzheimer's Support Group for anyone caregiving for someone with this disease.
All groups are led by either a licensed therapist or a trained community moderator.
This weekly support group is open to anyone whose life has been affected negatively by another person's drinking or drug use. Attendees meet and share feelings, frustrations and experiences with others whose lives have also been impacted by a loved one’s addiction.
Al-Anon is led by a community moderator.
This group meets every Wednesday (except holidays) from 7 – 8 p.m. at Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center Behavioral Health.
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Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous (AA/NA)
This weekly group meeting provides support to men and women who want to recover from alcoholism and/or addiction. Attendees share their experiences and encourage each other to overcome their addictions.
The only requirement for attending is a desire to stop drinking and/or the desire to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.
Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous (AA/NA) is led by a community moderator.
This group meets every Wednesday (except holidays) from 7 – 8 p.m. at Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center Behavioral Health. Registration is not required.
Family and friends are encouraged to attend Al-Anon meetings held at the same time.
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Anger Management Group
A licensed therapist will walk participants through a series of 10 classes to acquire anger management strategies. Using these new strategies, participants can work to reduce aggressive behavior and anger in their daily lives.
Attendance at every class is required to obtain a completion certificate. This certificate is recognized by the legal system, if needed.
This group is for adults age 18 and older.
Classes are scheduled every Tuesday in a select 10-week period from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center Behavioral Health. Participants must register prior to the first class by calling
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Alzheimer’s Support Group
A licensed therapist will help family and friends of those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease learn to understand:
- the disease process
- possible complications
This group will be beneficial for caregivers of a person with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease and will help them work through their feelings of grief and loss.
Support group meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of every month (except holidays) from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center Behavioral Health. Registration is not required.
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Depression Support Group
Participants in the group meetings will be guided through their experience with depression and will find others who can offer encouragement, empathy, understanding and support.
This monthly support group is for adults 18 and older. It is ideal for individuals who need support from beyond their circle of friends and family members. It is preferred but not mandatory that participants be actively receiving therapy for depression.
Group meetings will be held every 2nd Tuesday (except holidays) from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center Behavioral Health. Registration is not required.
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Expressive Art Therapy for Teens
With the help of a certified counselor, teenagers will participate in various art forms, which allows the individual to express their own emotions through creative expression.
This group is beneficial for teens who may be dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, self-esteem issues, interpersonal relationship conflicts, learning problems and eating disorders.
No artistic skills needed. All materials are provided.
This group meets every Thursday (except holidays) from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend. Registration is not required.
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Maternal Mental Health Virtual Support Group
The Maternal Mental Health Virtual Support Group is an 8-week support group to promote mental wellness to moms after they have had a baby. This group welcomes all postpartum mothers who need support in coping with the recent changes in their lives.
We use an established program to provide educational information, skills and support in a non-judgmental, caring space for moms who are dealing with depression, anxiety, or isolation, or who are feeling overwhelmed and trying to find balance as a mother.
Discussion topics include:
- Group safety
- Parenthood: myths, expectations, adjustments
- Sharing your story
- Defining motherhood
- Finding the way forward
- Staying connected
The group meets virtually through Zoom every Thursday for 8 weeks from 1 – 2 p.m.
There is no charge to attend, but attendees must register.
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Women’s Support Group: PTSD/Trauma
The Women's Support Group for PTSD/Trauma is a free class that gives women age 18 and older the opportunity to share their trauma in a safe environment in order to heal and overcome the impact of their trauma. The group will help women recover, rebuild and live their lives in a healthier and more positive lifestyle.
This group is beneficial for women who may be dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety or depression.
A licensed therapist will lead the group. All materials are provided.
This group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month (except holidays) from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Registration is not required.
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For More Information
If you have questions about the support groups available at Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center Behavioral Health, call 706-509-3500 or email us.