northeastern university seal
EXPLORE NORTHEASTERN

Support Groups

Why participate?

Groups can have a powerful impact on personal growth and change. Groups can help you to:

  • Learn new ways to address your difficulties
  • Connect with others
  • Talk about challenges and issues important to you and other group members
  • Consider new perspectives
  • Explore new ways of coping
  • A safe place to give and receive feedback and support
  • Offers a confidential setting

Information

  • Groups are for CURRENT Northeastern students only.
  • All groups are held at UHCS, 135 Forsyth Building

Fall 2019 Groups

Here is a list of UHCS Mental Health groups for Fall 2019. To express interest in a fall support group click here.

Conscious Coping for Graduate Students

Mondays  9:30 AM – 10:30 AM , October 21st to November 25th

This drop-in workshop provides graduate students the opportunity to learn how to manage symptoms of stress through mindfulness and the development of coping skills.

To express interest in this group click here

Ph.D. Support Group

Mondays 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, October 21st to December 9th

Participate in this confidential support group for Ph.D. students. Discuss ways to balance research responsibilities, navigate relationships with advisors and peers while exploring coping, creating connections and support.

To express interest in this group click here

Yoga for Mental Wellness

Mondays 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM, September 30th to November 25th

Learn how to manage symptoms of stress and maintain mental wellness through different forms of meditation and incorporation of gentle yoga postures into your self care routines.

No prior yoga experience required. Students are required to bring their own yoga mat or towel to practice on, and should wear appropriate fitness attire.

To express interest in this group click here

Depression and Anxiety

Tuesdays 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, October 1st to December 10th

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

To express interest in this group click here

HEAL

Tuesdays 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM, starting in October

A confidential weekly support group for students affected by sexual violence.

To express interest in this group click here

International Student Support Group

Wednesdays 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM, October 2nd to November 20th

Want to connect with other international students to talk about life in the U.S.? Together we can make it.

  • 10/02 Studying abroad: dream vs. reality
  • 10/09 Homesickness and loneliness
  • 10/16 Culture shocks: transition and acculturation
  • 10/23 Social confidence
  • 10/30 Communication skills in a second language
  • 11/06 Stress management / coping skills – survival tips
  • 11/13 Visa matters
  • 11/20 Social support

To express interest in this group click here

Depression and Anxiety

Thursdays 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, October 3rd to December 12th

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

To express interest in this group click here