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    On a late Monday night in November, I had the chance to attend an Alcoholic Anonymous support group hosted in a church called Forest Hills Presbyterians church. The support group name was not the typical name we mostly hear about an AA group, the name was Progress Not Perfection. Which made me question if it was an AA support group or a group for other meeting but it turned out to be an AA support group. The purpose of the group is for alcoholic individuals to come together and exchange support with each other in order to have their sobriety as long us they can. During this meeting they discuss with each other their weakness, what triggering them to relapse, what stop them from relapsing, what kind of support group they have, have a tea/coffee and socialize, and find sponsors between each other because most of them have been sober for 5 to 20 years and there were also people who had their…

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    Online Support Groups: The Future of Community Support through the Use of the Internet and the Risks and Benefits for Users As people continue to become technologically advanced, the use of the internet in search of knowledge regarding health issues has increased. The internet has created a new arena that can offer information to many with just a few keyword searches. Many have turned to the internet in search of valuable information on a variety of health topics, from general knowledge…

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    Addict’s Sibling, which acts as an online support group. Suddenly I was surrounded by others…

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    Negatives Of Social Media

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    The first social media website was built in 1997, and it was called Six Degrees. Six Degrees was made for people to meet friends with other individuals on the website. Over time there were many different social media websites made. The main four social media apps are Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. With the creation of social media there are many negatives that go along with it. Bullies and cyber predators are on social media apps, people waste most their time on social media, and a…

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    Strengthen local community support services To develop holistic practice and cultural competency, community interaction may be another way to support academic achievement in school and clinical settings. As a result, the Ministry of Education (2013) has recommended strengthening of local community support services to support Pasifika education. The number of community support services is on the rise. Research by Pasikale and Wang in 1998 recognised two Pasifika organisations that were run by the…

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    Being the youngest in the Sober Living, I live at, it’s like I have six moms and/or older sisters. All of the women have inspired me with their recovery and learning a new way of life, as so am I. One of the ladies I live with Tiffany P. (for anonymity reasons can’t write her full name; she is in a 12 Step program as I am) is a Hawaii-born lady, straight from Honolulu, Hawaii. The reason why I’m writing about her and not the other five ladies, is because our story starts in Acton Rehab almost…

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    Support Group Reflection

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    This report examined the depth of group dynamics within a support group for food addiction. It illustrate the basis of the program, the composition of the group, and explain psychological components of being a food addict or overeater. What therapeutic approach the group uses to strengthen, motivate, and support each other. Furthermore, define meaning of words in relation to food addiction. Moreover, explore the positive and negative aspect of the observed support group and what other means and…

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    Support Group Model

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    As the social worker, I suggested client attend a support group for teen who are living with HIV. This will assist the client in becoming educated about the virus. This will allow the client to meet peers dealing with the same problem. Client may find a peer that she can relate too who contracted the disease in a similar manner as the client (i.e. rape, incest). This also will help the client not feel as if she is dealing with the Virus alone. For youth living with HIV, support groups also…

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    Support Group Observation

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    attempt to develop range in my observation of support groups, I once again found myself returning to an old stomping ground. Throughout my years in high school, I dedicated several hours a week to my local church in a growth group for high school girls. Although I currently experience mixed emotions with religion, I recalled how influential it was during my teenaged years to have such support, convincing me to return to observe a group to identify ways in why it was so helpful for me during…

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    Student Support Groups

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    Students can open up on their thoughts and feelings towards their challenges and work to make changes to the campus culture. Together the support group can change the perception of students with disabilities and find other ways to cope with the challenges than partying. The support group would be open to all students. This would encourage students who do not have learning disabilities to understand how challenging it is. Together the students can advocate for change. As stated in Holland’s…

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