Addiction Support Groups in Canaan, CT

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Family and Friends Virtual Support Group
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LADC
Verified
Verified
"Watching your loved one struggle with addiction can be heartbreaking, but as they begin to heal, you must also embark on your own journey of recovery. For all involved, having a strong support system is key. This virtual support group ..."
(413) 207-9722
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Canaan, CT 06018
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Recovery Virtual Support Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"“Social distancing” doesn’t have to mean “emotional distancing.” Knowing that connections are vital for long-term recovery, these virtual support groups will provide you with an outlet to share concerns with peers and compassionate Mountainside staff. Stay connected and stay on track with ..."
(860) 544-6145
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
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Family and Friends Virtual Support Group
Treatment Center, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"Watching your loved one struggle with addiction can be heartbreaking, but as they begin to heal, you must also embark on your own journey of recovery. For all involved, having a strong support system is key. This support group is ..."
(866) 622-0583
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Randall Dwenger, Psychiatrist in Canaan, CT
Recovery Virtual Support Group
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
"“Social distancing” doesn’t have to mean “emotional distancing.” Knowing that connections are vital for long-term recovery, these virtual support groups will provide you with an outlet to share concerns with peers and compassionate Mountainside staff. Stay connected and stay on track with ..."
(833) 905-1428
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Lauren Peterson, Licensed Master Social Worker in Canaan, CT
Recovery Virtual Support Group
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW, LADC
Verified
Verified
"“Social distancing” doesn’t have to mean “emotional distancing.” Knowing that connections are vital for long-term recovery, these virtual support groups will provide you with an outlet to share concerns with peers and compassionate Mountainside staff. Stay connected and stay on track with ..."
(860) 532-1629
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Jana Wu, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Canaan, CT
Recovery Virtual Support Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LADC
Verified
Verified
"“Social distancing” doesn’t have to mean “emotional distancing.” Knowing that connections are vital for long-term recovery, these virtual support groups will provide you with an outlet to share concerns with peers and compassionate Mountainside staff. Stay connected and stay on track with ..."
(844) 256-5374
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Randall Dwenger, Psychiatrist in Canaan, CT
Recovery Virtual Support Group
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
"“Social distancing” doesn’t have to mean “emotional distancing.” Knowing that connections are vital for long-term recovery, these virtual support groups will provide you with an outlet to share concerns with peers and compassionate Mountainside staff. Stay connected and stay on track with ..."
(860) 499-3758
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Erin O'neil, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Canaan, CT
Family and Friends Virtual Support Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"Watching your loved one struggle with addiction can be heartbreaking, but as they begin to heal, you must also embark on your own journey of recovery. For all involved, having a strong support system is key. This support group is ..."
(860) 544-6145
View
Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Jana Wu, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Canaan, CT
Family and Friends Virtual Support Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LADC
Verified
Verified
"Watching your loved one struggle with addiction can be heartbreaking, but as they begin to heal, you must also embark on your own journey of recovery. For all involved, having a strong support system is key. This support group is ..."
(844) 256-5374
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Randall Dwenger, Psychiatrist in Canaan, CT
Family and Friends Virtual Support Group
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
"Watching your loved one struggle with addiction can be heartbreaking, but as they begin to heal, you must also embark on your own journey of recovery. For all involved, having a strong support system is key. This support group is ..."
(833) 905-1428
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Lauren Peterson, Licensed Master Social Worker in Canaan, CT
Family and Friends Virtual Support Group
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW, LADC
Verified
Verified
"Watching your loved one struggle with addiction can be heartbreaking, but as they begin to heal, you must also embark on your own journey of recovery. For all involved, having a strong support system is key. This support group is ..."
(860) 532-1629
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Mountainside Addiction Treatment Center, Treatment Center in Canaan, CT
Recovery Virtual Support Group
Treatment Center, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"“Social distancing” doesn’t have to mean “emotional distancing.” Knowing that connections are vital for long-term recovery, these virtual support groups will provide you with an outlet to share concerns with peers and compassionate Mountainside staff. Stay connected and stay on track with ..."
(866) 622-0583
View
Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Randall Dwenger, Psychiatrist in Canaan, CT
Family and Friends Virtual Support Group
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
"Watching your loved one struggle with addiction can be heartbreaking, but as they begin to heal, you must also embark on your own journey of recovery. For all involved, having a strong support system is key. This support group is ..."
(860) 499-3758
View
Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Gianna Chapman, Licensed Professional Counselor in Canaan, CT
Recovery Virtual Support Group
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LADC
Verified
Verified
"“Social distancing” doesn’t have to mean “emotional distancing.” Knowing that connections are vital for long-term recovery, these virtual support groups will provide you with an outlet to share concerns with peers and compassionate Mountainside staff. Stay connected and stay on ..."
(413) 207-9722
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Randall Dwenger, Psychiatrist in Canaan, CT
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Virtual Recovery Group
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
"AA is a group founded for those suffering from alcohol addiction to find a safe space, share experiences, maintain accountability, and find their inner strength to achieve sobriety. Through our program, you'll learn about the 12-step program and how to ..."
(833) 905-1428
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Erin O'neil, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Canaan, CT
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Virtual Recovery Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"AA is a group founded for those suffering from alcohol addiction to find a safe space, share experiences, maintain accountability, and find their inner strength to achieve sobriety. Through our program, you'll learn about the 12-step program and how to ..."
(860) 544-6145
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Randall Dwenger, Psychiatrist in Canaan, CT
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Virtual Recovery Group
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
"AA is a group founded for those suffering from alcohol addiction to find a safe space, share experiences, maintain accountability, and find their inner strength to achieve sobriety. Through our program, you'll learn about the 12-step program and how to ..."
(860) 499-3758
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Mountainside Addiction Treatment Center, Treatment Center in Canaan, CT
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Virtual Recovery Group
Treatment Center, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"AA is a group founded for those suffering from alcohol addiction to find a safe space, share experiences, maintain accountability, and find their inner strength to achieve sobriety. Through our program, you'll learn about the 12-step program and how to ..."
(866) 622-0583
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Jana Wu, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Canaan, CT
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Virtual Recovery Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LADC
Verified
Verified
"Research suggests that members of the LGBTQ community are at higher risk for depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. If you’re struggling with addiction or mental health issues as a result of prejudice or adversity you’ve faced as a member of ..."
(844) 256-5374
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018
Photo of Lauren Peterson, Licensed Master Social Worker in Canaan, CT
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Virtual Recovery Group
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW, LADC
Verified
Verified
"AA is a group founded for those suffering from alcohol addiction to find a safe space, share experiences, maintain accountability, and find their inner strength to achieve sobriety. Through our program, you'll learn about the 12-step program and how to ..."
(860) 532-1629
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Group meets in:
Canaan, CT 06018

Addiction Support Groups
A person with an addiction uses a substance, or engages in a behavior, for which the rewarding effects provide a compelling incentive to repeat the activity, despite detrimental consequences. Addiction may involve the use of substances such as alcohol, inhalants, opioids, cocaine, and nicotine, or behaviors such as gambling.



What is the difference between Group Therapy and a Support Group?
Canaan Support Groups and Group Therapy both offer a safe place to explore important issues. It is important, however, to understand the difference between the two.

Group therapy in Canaan is led by a therapist, group psychotherapist, or group counselor, and is generally structured around an issue. The therapist guides the group through a program as the group works together to better understand thoughts and feelings. Experienced therapists lead psychotherapy groups for various ages, such as adults, and specific issues including anger management, anxiety, and coping skills.

Support groups in Canaan are usually facilitated by a therapist or counselor, but can also be led by members with lived experiences. Generally, a support group is less structured than a therapy group. Support groups bring together members to provide support and strength to each other, often around a common challenge such as addiction or grief.

Most therapy groups will meet for a fixed length of time with a consistent group of members, while many support groups meet for an indefinite period of time with members coming and going.