Are you struggling with substance use? Do you have trouble identifying alternative and healthy ways to cope with stress, depression, and life in general? Has your drug use led to trouble with your parents, school, or the justice system? Do you want to learn a mindfulness based approach to managing your life? Learn how to use mindfulness to take back control of your life and dramatically lessen or eliminate the need to “use” to cope. Gain the critical and sustainable skills needed for young people attempting to reduce the frequency of substance use or other unhealthy behaviors in a safe and comfortable environment with other teens.
What: The Mindfulness Academy is a 12 week evidence based program consisting of twelve 75 minute group sessions. Each cohort is limited to 12 participants. All participants must be between the ages of 14-18. When: Groups will be held from 5:00-6:15PM on Monday evenings, beginning March 21, 2017.
Where: 125 E. Campbell Avenue, Campbell, CA, 95008. Suite #205. 408-390-4199. www.CHOICESTEENTHERAPY.com
Who: Our Facilitators include three licensed clinicians with several years of experience treating and working with youth struggling with substance abuse.
What will we be doing?
*Emotional awareness activities
*Substance abuse education
What can I expect to achieve?
*An increased ability to manage strong emotions
*Decreased cravings to use drugs
*Ability to observe drug cravings without reacting
*Increased overall well-being
*Increased perception in the risk of drug use
*Decreased drug use.