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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.

Fall 2021 Support Groups

Breaking the Silence

Mondays, 3:00 PM -4:00 PM

Beginning July 12th

A safe space created for students to be able to drop-in and process encounters involving racism as well as the intersection of these experiences with other “-isms” or “-phobias”, including but not limited to xenophobia, homophobia, transphobia, classism, ableism, sexism, size-ism, religious prejudice, etc.

To learn more about the group or express interest click here.

Grief and Loss Support Group

Mondays, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, November 8th – December 6th

Beginning November 8th! This group will be held online and is available to Northeastern students in Massachusetts. More information coming soon. 

To learn more about the group or express interest click here.

HEAL

Tuesday, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Starting October 2021

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. 

To learn more about the group or express interest click here.

Taking the Fear out of Food

Wednesdays, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, October 20th – December 8th

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.

To learn more about the group or express interest click here.

Coping through the Pandemic and Transitions: In-person Drop-in Support Group

Wednesdays, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Let’s talk! If you are experiencing stressful adjustment, isolation, loneliness or having other concerns for self in navigating life and school throughout the pandemic, you are welcome to drop in and connect to share, process, and learn ways to manage these challenging times. 

We are here to listen!!

To learn more about the group or express interest click here.

International Student Support Group

Thursdays, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, September 15th through November 3rd 

Join us in a safe and non-judgmental space to connect and share with each other to gain support for adjustment/transition challenges, cultural differences, social and communication challenges, as well as to explore connections and learn tips in navigating resources on- and off- campus.

To learn more about the group or express interest click here.

Depression and Anxiety

Thursdays, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, October 21st through November 18th

Find support, create personal change, and connect with others around managing depression and anxiety in a safe, confidential, and nonjudgmental setting. 

To learn more about the group or express interest click here.