Host: Victoria S. Aron, MSW, CADC, CSAT-C
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60611
"Spirituality is tough! For you, it may be a major block your 12-step program. For some, their spiritual trauma requires attention. For others, God and spirituality are synonymous, and this creates tension within. This group offers you an empathic space ..."
Substance Use
(224) 427-6304
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60611
Substance Use
"Spirituality is tough! For you, it may be a major block your 12-step program. For some, their spiritual trauma requires attention. For others, God and spirituality are synonymous, and this creates tension within. This group offers you an empathic space ..."
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Host: Lisa Abrams, LCPC, CSADC, MCAP, ICADC, CIP
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60613
Substance Use
(312) 800-1772
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60613
Substance Use
Photo of Taylor Johnson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Taylor Johnson, LSW
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60654
"Ethos Wellness provides chemical dependency and mental health outpatient psychotherapy services. We treat the whole person in the context of their environment, looking at the biological, psychological, social, cultural and spiritual aspects of their lives. Ethos Wellness River North specializes ..."
Substance Use
(312) 836-7727
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60654
Substance Use
"Ethos Wellness provides chemical dependency and mental health outpatient psychotherapy services. We treat the whole person in the context of their environment, looking at the biological, psychological, social, cultural and spiritual aspects of their lives. Ethos Wellness River North specializes ..."
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Host: Trish Flaherty, LCSW, CADC, CGP
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60602
"Online group forming now. The group will be for those wishing to work on issues related to: skill building, social anxiety/isolation, anxiety/depression, alcohol/drugs use/misuse, disordered eating, trauma, perfectionism, boundaries, fear, anger, grief/loss. The group will meet weekly online for 1 ..."
Substance Use
(872) 204-2435
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60602
Substance Use
"Online group forming now. The group will be for those wishing to work on issues related to: skill building, social anxiety/isolation, anxiety/depression, alcohol/drugs use/misuse, disordered eating, trauma, perfectionism, boundaries, fear, anger, grief/loss. The group will meet weekly online for 1 ..."
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Host: Hugh Cole, LCSW, CADC, CGP
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60640
"Chicago Pride Center offers our intensive outpatient program which provides individualized therapy, ongoing treatment education and support in LGBTQ/GE affirming group and individual setting to help establish a strong recovery foundation. IOP treatment includes ongoing assessment, group and individual therapy, ..."
Substance Use
(773) 492-8972
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60640
Substance Use
"Chicago Pride Center offers our intensive outpatient program which provides individualized therapy, ongoing treatment education and support in LGBTQ/GE affirming group and individual setting to help establish a strong recovery foundation. IOP treatment includes ongoing assessment, group and individual therapy, ..."
Photo of Jeff Levy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Jeff Levy, LCSW, CTRS
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60640
"Options is a discussion series based on the principles of harm reduction. Rather than focusing on abstinence or sobriety, this semi-structured discussion series will support men who want to change their relationship with alcohol and/or other drugs. Through conversation and ..."
Substance Use
(773) 717-2962
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60640
Substance Use
"Options is a discussion series based on the principles of harm reduction. Rather than focusing on abstinence or sobriety, this semi-structured discussion series will support men who want to change their relationship with alcohol and/or other drugs. Through conversation and ..."
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Host: Thomas R Pickens, CADC, MS
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60640
"Refuge Recovery is a non-theistic, Buddhist-inspired approach to recovery from addictions of all kinds. It is a community of people who are using the practices of mindfulness, compassion, forgiveness and generosity to heal the pain and suffering that addiction has ..."
Substance Use
(312) 313-9785
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60640
Substance Use
"Refuge Recovery is a non-theistic, Buddhist-inspired approach to recovery from addictions of all kinds. It is a community of people who are using the practices of mindfulness, compassion, forgiveness and generosity to heal the pain and suffering that addiction has ..."
Photo of Jake Colton, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Jake Colton, LCSW, CADC
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60611
"This group is for men that are struggling with alcohol, heroin, meth, cocaine, and prescription meds (e.g. Adderall, Xanax, Vicodin), sex, and gambling. A commitment to abstinence is NOT required to attend the group as some members have goals of ..."
Substance Use
(801) 719-5036
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60611
Substance Use
"This group is for men that are struggling with alcohol, heroin, meth, cocaine, and prescription meds (e.g. Adderall, Xanax, Vicodin), sex, and gambling. A commitment to abstinence is NOT required to attend the group as some members have goals of ..."
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Host: Kimberly Ann Rogers, MA, LCSW
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60657
""Walk the Line" is a safe space to explore the lines between use and abuse of medical cannabis. You do not have to have a current medical cannabis card to be apart of this group. This group is only ..."
Substance Use
(773) 570-2662
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60657
Substance Use
""Walk the Line" is a safe space to explore the lines between use and abuse of medical cannabis. You do not have to have a current medical cannabis card to be apart of this group. This group is only ..."
Photo of Trish Flaherty, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Trish Flaherty, LCSW, CADC, CGP
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60602
"Online group forming now. The group will be for those wishing to work on issues related to: anxiety/depression, recovery from misuse or addiction to alcohol/drugs, gambling, disordered eating, trauma, codependency/boundaries, social anxiety/isolation, perfectionism, career development, interpersonal and romantic relationships, fear, ..."
Substance Use
(872) 204-2435
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60602
Substance Use
"Online group forming now. The group will be for those wishing to work on issues related to: anxiety/depression, recovery from misuse or addiction to alcohol/drugs, gambling, disordered eating, trauma, codependency/boundaries, social anxiety/isolation, perfectionism, career development, interpersonal and romantic relationships, fear, ..."
Photo of Barney Straus, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Barney Straus, LCSW, PCGC, CGP
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60602
"This is an open-ended interpersonal process group offered to men and women in the early and middle stages of recovery from various addictions, including drugs and alcohol, gambling, and sex and pornography. Mutual support for maintaining abstinence and enhancing coping ..."
Substance Use
(312) 698-3313
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60602
Substance Use
"This is an open-ended interpersonal process group offered to men and women in the early and middle stages of recovery from various addictions, including drugs and alcohol, gambling, and sex and pornography. Mutual support for maintaining abstinence and enhancing coping ..."
Photo of Chicago Pride Center,
Host: Hugh Cole, LCSW, CADC, CGP
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60640
"Harm Reduction Group is for clients interested in getting support regarding their substance use. Abstinence is not an assumed goal or requirement for this group. Clients may be actively using substances, trying to moderate, or trying to quit any and ..."
Substance Use
(773) 492-8972
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60640
Substance Use
"Harm Reduction Group is for clients interested in getting support regarding their substance use. Abstinence is not an assumed goal or requirement for this group. Clients may be actively using substances, trying to moderate, or trying to quit any and ..."
Photo of Victoria Ann Kessinger, Counselor
Host: Victoria Ann Kessinger, MA, LCPC
Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60602
"Based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Substance Use Disorders (DBT-SUDs), this group offers a combination of DBT skill-building and process work to help participants make and sustain the changes needed to get and stay clean/sober. This group is open to ..."
Substance Use
(312) 313-0481
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Group meets in:
Chicago, IL 60602
Substance Use
"Based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Substance Use Disorders (DBT-SUDs), this group offers a combination of DBT skill-building and process work to help participants make and sustain the changes needed to get and stay clean/sober. This group is open to ..."

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Substance Use Support Groups
If you're looking for help with substance abuse in Chicago or for Chicago substance abuse counseling, these professionals provide substance abuse services and substance abuse treatment. They include substance abuse support groups in Chicago, substance abuse psychologists and substance abuse counselors. They can help with drug addiction and drug abuse treatment in Chicago, alcohol addiction, chemical dependency and substance abuse recovery. An Chicago substance abuse support group provides outpatient services but can also refer to treatment centers, clinics, rehab, treatment programs and substance abuse rehabs.

Chicago Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Chicago counseling groups, Chicago support groups, Chicago mutual support groups or peer support groups, self help groups, stress coping groups, workshops and mental health groups. They are moderated by a professional group counselor, group therapist or group psychologist and generally focus on a specific issue or client profile (e.g. men or women etc).

Before joining a Chicago support group, first see if the group's issue focus is consistent with your needs. If there are no groups offering support around your issue, feel free to contact these professionals in Chicago to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.