Thorne Harbour Health offers therapeutic alcohol and other drug groups throughout the year:
Re-wired is a free, eight-week program for men who have sex with men (MSM) aimed at helping you learn skills and strategies to change your methamphetamine use and better manage your mental health. The group focuses on topics including: relapse prevention, methamphetamine and the brain, HIV/STIs & sex, mental wellbeing and mindfulness, recovery capital, intimacy, and relationships. Participants identify their specific goals around their use, explore their individual motivators and triggers associated with their use patterns, and develop strategies to support achieving these goals long term.
ADMIN is a free and confidential group for transgender, non-binary and gender diverse people looking to better manage their alcohol and other drug use. ADMIN is facilitated by trans, non-binary and gender diverse folks - so we get you and know how important it is to create a safe and supportive space. ADMIN is all about meeting you where you’re at, which may mean gaining more control over your use, reducing it or stopping all together. We have a harm reduction framework – meaning we support you to reduce the harms that come about from using alcohol and other drugs. In the group we will support you to identify your goals around your use and develop strategies to achieve these goals long term. Come for one session or attend every fortnight. For more information or to register call us on: (03) 9865 6700 and ask to speak to the intake team.
Drink Limits is a free, six week group for lesbian, bisexual and queer women (cis and trans) and anyone female identifying who is concerned about their drinking. Drink Limits is facilitated by two experienced female counsellors. It will be a small group of 6 – 10 people and will meet weekly for the 6 week period. The group explores the barriers that get in the way of changing your drinking habits. It also offers a space to share techniques that might be useful in your goal to reduce or stop drinking and attain a level of resilience to deal with life’s problems in ways other than alcohol.
Re-Wired 2.0 is a weekly peer led, goal-based support group. The group is open to men who have sex with other men (MSM) who want support in a peer led environment to change, control or stop their methamphetamine use. This group is ongoing, which means that participants are welcome to came to as many or as few as they like. This group is not specifically abstinence based and has no spiritual or religious affiliations.
The standard structure for a meeting is to follow the program model:
- Welcome, overview and introduction
- Check-In and personal update.
- Setting the agenda, with input from the group.
- Participant driven discussion.
- Check –Out, meeting review and plans for the week.
The Re-Wired 2.0 program is free. For more information or to register, please call us today on (03) 9865 6700 and ask to speak to someone from the intake team.
If you are interested in any of the above, please call us today on (03) 9865 6700 or click here for more information on our therapeutic groups.