CARE (Compassion, Awareness, Resilience, Encouragement) Support Group

Sun Jan 20 2019 at 04:00 pm to 05:30 pm
Crossroads United Methodist Church, 43454 Crossroads Drive, Ashburn, United States

Crossroads United Methodist Church, 43454 Crossroads Drive, Ashburn, United States

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This weekly support group is designed for friends and family members who have a loved one with depression, anxiety or other mental health issues. There is no charge for this group as it is an outreach of Imagine Well Being liveimagining.com.The group is designed to support family and friends with simple tools and skills in the evidenced-based tradition of mindfulness (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Reduction)  https://www.umassmed.edu/cfm/mindfulness-based-programs/mbsr-courses/about-mbsr/history-of-mbsr/ .The group will provide mindfulness skills and resources clinically proven to reduce stress in mind, body clinical studies along with the benefit of supportive community. It is not a therapy group but will have therapeutic benefits.During our 90 minute gatherings we will experience:Basic mindfulness tools including:Breathing skills to reduce stressMindfulness meditation practicesGentle chair yoga (available to all ages)Mindful listening skillsPersonal reflection timeResources and tools for daily useCARE Support group celebrates an unlimited welcome to all people from every sexual orientation, gender identity, and faith tradition, including secular and humanist frameworks.
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