Co-Dependents Anonymous

SHARE! Culver City: Sundays-Saturdays @ 12:30PM; Sundays & @ 6:00PM (Writting meeting with CODA Book);  Mondays @ 8:00PM (Newcomers meeting); Tuesdays @ 12:30PM (Women’s step writing); Thursdays @ 8:00PM (Men’s stag); Saturdays @ 3:00PM

SHARE! Downtown: Sundays @ 12:30PM (1st & 3rd Sundays of month. en español); Wednesdays @ 7:30PM (en español); Thursdays @ 7:30PM

Description

Co-Dependents Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery–learning to love the self.  Living the program allows each of us to become increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors.

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Communicating Effectively

SHARE! Culver City: Wednesdays @ 8:00PM (1st & 2nd Wednesdays of month); Saturdays @ 1:00PM (2nd week of month)

Come and join in on the ‘Effectively Communicating’ meeting in a NON-VIOLENT encouraging environment. Being able to effectively communicate is an invaluable tool which can help when interacting with peers, co-workers and family members and is the key to any successful relationship. Broaden your out look on ever level of your life by putting your thoughts into presentable and understandable contexts. 

Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

SHARE! Culver City: 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month @ 4:00PM (1st Sunday is open to newcomers)

To attend, please call for the required pre-screening interview.

Phone: (323) 250-6116

male survivorLos Angeles Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse is a peer-to-peer support group for men who have been sexually abused.

We come together to share with other men who have also had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences.

Being part of a group of men who are in the process of recovering from sexual abuse reinforces that we are not alone.

When we share with men who have had similar life experiences, we gain insight about how sexual abuse has affected our lives.

Los Angeles Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse is for non-perpetrators. It is facilitated by volunteer facilitators (not by a therapist).

Safety of group members is of paramount concern. We strive to provide a safe environment where we can explore this aspect of our lives.

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Adult Children of Alcoholics

SHARE! Culver City: Sundays @ 2:00PM (Anger Release), @ 6:00PM (Book Study). Tuesdays @ 6:00PM (Book Study), @ 8:00PM (Newcomers). Thursdays @ 6:00PM (Book Study)

SHARE! Downtown: Wednesdays @ 1:30PM

Alcoholism or family dysfunction is a family disease.  Growing up under its influence, we took on the characteristics of the disease, whether we drank or not.  As we identify these characteristics and share our experience, strength, and hope, we discover that we are no longer alone.  Learning about and understanding the disease is the beginning of recovery.

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Wildflowers

SHARE! Culver City: Sundays @ 4:00PM (1st & 3rd Sundays)

The Wildflower Movement is a support group inspired by human/civil rights and alternative health groups such as the following:

1.         The Icarus Project:

A support/collaborative group for people with psychiatric issues.

2.         MindFreedom:

            Human rights advocates in the mental health system.

Its stated aims are to enable people with mental health issues to see themselves in a new light and to embrace self-acceptance through the cultivation of self-consciousness and self-awareness.

They do appear to have an emphasis upon mental health issues as indicated on their website, but they state that they are open to all people who consider themselves as being apart from the “crowd” irrespective as to the individual’s specific cause for alienation and/or lack of self acceptance. It does not appear necessary to have a specifically diagnosed condition to obtain support.

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Save Our Selves

SHARE! Culver City: Thursdays @ 8:00PM (non 12-step)

SHARE! Downtown: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays @ 7:30PM

lifesavorSOS is an alternative recovery method for those alcoholics or drug addicts who are uncomfortable with the spiritual content of widely available 12-step programs. SOS takes a reasonable, secular approach to recovery and maintains that sobriety is a separate issue from religion or spirituality. SOS credits the individual for achieving and maintaining his or her own sobriety, without reliance on any “Higher Power.” SOS respects recovery in any form regardless of the path by which it is achieved. SOS supports healthy skepticism and encourages the use of the scientific method to understand alcoholism.

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