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Support Groups

University Health and Counseling Services offers a variety of groups each term in an effort to support your varying needs. We are happy to help you find the best fit for you. 

All groups provide a nonjudgmental and confidential space in which to learn as well as to receive and offer support. You’ll explore different perspectives and new ways of coping. Groups are a brave space for personal connection and personal growth. 

Below you’ll find all of our group offerings for the current semester. After submitting your interest form for whichever group/s you’re hoping to join, you will receive a call or email from the group facilitator with directives for next steps. You can indicate in your interest form if you’d like to have a conversation with the group facilitator to review the fundamentals of group and discuss any questions you may have. 

Information

  • Groups are for CURRENT Northeastern students in Massachusetts only.
  • All groups are held at Eastern Standard Time.

Support Groups

MONDAYS

Depression Support Group

October 3rd – December 5th

3:30PM – 4:30PM

This group provides space to learn, discuss, and cope with depression from a cognitive behavioral therapy perspective. Students are required to commit to the attend all sessions.

To learn more or express interest please fill out this form.

TUESDAYS

International Support Group

9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1

2:30PM – 3:30PM

This supportive, non-judgmental and safe space is for international students to express concerns, connect, and find support. The group is open to students seeking community, connection, and the opportunity to learn about resources as you navigate this new journey in the United States and NU community. Discussion topics may include adjustment and transition difficulties, cultural differences, social and communication challenges, and tips to navigate resources on and off campus. Let’s chat!

To learn more or express interest please fill out this form.

HEAL

4:00PM-5:30PM

October 4th – December 6th

HEAL is a psychoeducational support group for students who have experienced sexual assault. The group is open to undergraduate and graduate students of all genders.

At this time we are not accepting new referrals

WEDNESDAYS

Detailed information
Koru information

Koru

October 19th– Wednesday November 9th.

3:30PM -4:45PM EST

Koru Mindfulness is the an evidence-based mindfulness curriculum designed for college-aged adults. The small group learning is a place where you can learn useful and practical mindfulness skills.

Group participants are required to participate in all 4 sessions. The instructor will stay after 15 minutes to answer any questions.

Registration & Course description link:

https://student.korumindfulness.org/course-detail.html?course_id=6719

THURSDAYS

Taking the Fear Out of Food

October 6th – Decemeber 8th

2:30PM – 3:30PM EST

If you have noticed that thoughts about food and body image consume more of your time and energy than you would like, join us and learn skills for coping with the emotions that surround your relationship with food. This group will be held virtually via Teams. Students in Massachusetts are able to participate.

To learn more or express interest please fill out this form.

ROTATING MONTHLY GROUPS

Do you want to connect with other people who may have similar concerns or identities? This fall UHCS will be offering monthly support groups to stop in an connect with others.

First Year Student Support Group

First Thursday of the month, 9/8, 10/6, 11/3, 12/1

3:00PM – 4:00PM EST

To learn more or express interest please fill out this form.

Graduate and Ph.D. Support Group

2nd Thursday of the month, 9/15, 10/13, 11/10, 12/8

3:00PM-4:00PM EST

To learn more or express interest please fill out this form.

LGBTQ Support Group

3rd Thursday of the month – 9/22, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15

3:00PM-4:00PM EST

To learn more or express interest please fill out this form.

RA Support Group

4th Thursday of the month- 9/29, 10/27, 11/24, 12/22

3:00PM-4:00PM EST

To learn more or express interest please fill out this form.


Workshops

Arts and Crafts: An Offering of Spirituality and the Arts, November 1st, 7:00PM – 8:00PM EST, with CSDS

MONTHLY VIRTUAL WORKSHOP SERIES

Join us on Wednesdays from 4:00 PM-5:00PM EST. This series is open to students on all global campuses. Information regarding registration coming soon.

Adjusting to NU

September 28, 2022

Join us to learn about settling in, establishing routines, balancing it all and forming your supportive network.

Join via Zoom. Northeastern email address is required.

Food/Nutrition

October 26, 2022

Join via Zoom. Northeastern email address is required.

Embodying Self-Care Practices

November 30, 2022

Join via Zoom. Northeastern email address is required.

Managing Academic Stress and Anxiety

December 7, 2022

Join via Zoom. Northeastern email address is required.