Virtual Groups are Now Available!!

We now have groups available virtually, via Zoom video conferencing! Check our our calendar of current groups available over Zoom. If you want to participate in a group, call your treatment team. Not sure who to talk to, call us at (520) 327-4505 and we can connect you.

>> Calendar of All VIRTUAL Therapy Groups - Effective 9/30/20

>> Calendar of All Sites' VIRTUAL Recovery & Wellness Groups - Effective 10/16/20

>> Calendar of Substance Use Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) - Effective 10/19/20

Therapy, Wellness & Skills Groups Descriptions

Here's a quick glance at the myriad of therapy, wellness and skills groups CODAC offers. To see days and times of each group, click on the calendar links above. Groups are subject to change. Call us at (520) 327-4505 for the Zoom details to participate.
Topic Group Name Group Description
Depression & Anxiety Bipolar Skills Group Therapy Group Using CBT, DBT and a person-centered approach, this group is a safe place for members with Bipolar Disorder to feel understood and accepted. Learn to track cycles; identify triggers and manage stress; cope with hard/ uncomfortable feelings; repair relationships; and regulate your mood.
Depression & Anxiety Grief & Loss Therapy Group Therapy group for those whose grief over losses of various kinds (lost people or opportunities) is not resolving on its own naturally, or is interfering your ability to function. You will learn about health and unhealthy grieving, gain support from others who are also grieving, and learn to move beyond being “stuck.”
Depression & Anxiety Grief & Loss Recovery & Wellness Group Feelings of grief and loss can come about in many different scenarios, whether that is from quitting substances, losing a loved one, losing a job, or ending a relationship. This group focuses on ways to overcome those hard times life gives us.
Depression & Anxiety Lose the Blues & Anxiety Therapy Group Treats mild to moderate depression and anxiety using a variety of evidence-based methods. Using CBT, ACT, Positive Psychology, and Scheme therapy, this group helps you learn to change dysfunctional thinking, discover and change life traps, and discover and utilize your signature character strengths.
Healing Trauma DBT: Distress Tolerance Skills Therapy Group Advanced coping skills for (1) managing overwhelming and sometimes unbearable emotions, (2) avoiding destructive behaviors such as self-harm, suicide and anger explosions, and (3) learning to experience your emotions without acting impulsively.
Healing Trauma DBT Emotion Regulation Skills Therapy Group Advanced coping group for (1) building awareness of your emotional experiences, (2) learning how to manage negative or overwhelming emotions, and (3) increasing positive experiences.
Healing Trauma Domestic Violence Therapy Group This psycho-educational group focuses on the dynamics of domestic violence, learning alternatives to abusive behavior, changing our attitude toward all definitions of abuse, and the prevention of future violence. This group is open to both abusers and those who have been or are currently being abused. *This is not a certified DV course; check with probation/court orders prior to taking this group for legal purposes.
Healing Trauma Domestic Violence Recovery & Wellness Group Addresses taking the blame off the victim and places the accountability for abuse on the offender. Topics break down environmental factors of power and control and actively work to change societal conditions that support tactics of power and control.
Healing Trauma Seeking Safety Seeking Safety is an evidence-based, present-focused counseling model to help people attain safety from trauma and/or substance abuse. It is an extremely safe model as it directly addresses both trauma and addiction, but without requiring clients to delve into the trauma narrative.
Healing Trauma “I Thought It Was Just Me”: Shame and Trauma Therapy Group (Sexual Assault Survivors Only; Referral Only) This process group **for women and female identifying individuals only** explores the work of Brene Brown and focuses on building self-love, belonging, resiliency and authenticity in recovery from PTSD. Questions that the group centers around include: What is shame? Can you recognize your shame triggers? What is shame resilience? How do you cope? How can you reach out to people for help? And More!
Healing Trauma Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) – Men and Women’s Groups are Separate MRT is an evidence-based, systematic, cognitive-behavioral therapy approach that increases moral reasoning in individuals with issues of substance use, anger management, and domestic violence. Participants complete homework before each session and then present the homework and are passed through each of 16 steps when they meet objective criteria. Groups are open-ended, so new participants can enter any time.
Healing Trauma PTSD Processing Therapy Group Based in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), this is an evidence-based, best-practice model for treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This group will help participants overcome “stuck points” that keep them from moving forward in recovery and then challenge dysfunctional beliefs through reflection and evidence. NOTE: This group processes trauma and is intended for members who are stable enough to handle trauma processing without relapse. The Seeking Safety group is an alternative for first-stage trauma treatment.
Healing Trauma Seeking Safety (PTSD/Trauma) Therapy Group Designed for those just starting to work on their trauma. Learn to better understand symptoms related to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and substance use. Free yourself from unhealthy patterns by learning safe coping skills. Note: this is not a processing group; members do not share their personal trauma histories until later in treatment.
Healing Trauma Trauma and Oppression Therapy Group This is a psychoeducational and trauma-informed group that provides a healthy space for participants to learn about White Privilege; identify your own cultural biases; learn how to be anti-racist and an ally; explore the impact of racial trauma, economic oppressions and police brutality; and more! This group will address hard topics and may be uncomfortable. Some topics may be triggering. Overt racism and hatred are not allowed.
Healthy Relationships Healthy Relationships Therapy Group Provides education on topics designed to improve communication and healthy boundaries. Members learn how to practice “clean communication,” break negative emotional and behavioral patterns, cope with anger in themselves and their partner(s), identify their family and social systems, and how to set and maintain healthy boundaries. These skills can be applied to intimate, familial and social relationships.
Healthy Relationships Healthy Relationships Recovery & Wellness Group In this group, members explore the relationships in their life, including the relationships they have with themselves. We discuss the impact that our families of origin have had on our lives and on our current relationships. We also discuss codependency, sex and love addictions, and how to set healthy boundaries. *This group does not meet requirements for DCS case plans.
Anger Management Anger Management Recovery & Wellness Group Learn what makes you angry and how to deal with frustration, irritation and anger before it builds up.
Anger Management Beyond Anger Management Recovery & Wellness Group Beyond Anger Management provides insights, strategies, and techniques that help transform the all too often destructive anger we all experience into a positive source of energy that can enhance lives.
Sense of Self Women's Support Recovery & Wellness Group A support group for CODAC members who identify as female.
Sense of Self Creative Journaling & Writing in Recovery Recovery & Wellness Group Love to write? Looking for ways to express yourself in writing and a place to share it that supports recovery? Join now!
Sense of Self Self-Esteem Recovery & Wellness Group Change self-defeating thoughts and overcome self-doubt. Use affirming thoughts, enlarge possibilities, & have a positive self-image.
Sense of Self Thinking for a Change (Women Only) Recovery & Wellness Group T4C combines cognitive restructuring theory and cognitive skills theory to help individuals take control of their lives by taking control of their thinking. It stresses communication skills & confronts thought patterns that can lead to problem behaviors.
Taking Care of Your Health Diabetes Self-Management Skills Group Empowers members to work together to learn how to manage diabetes. Learn techniques to deal with symptoms of diabetes, exercises, healthy eating, appropriate use of diabetes medication, how and when to monitor glucose and problem solving when you’re not feeling well.
Substance Use Recovery Men's Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Intensive Outpatient Program for men in recovery from substance use disorders. Three hours of group, three times per week.
Substance Use Recovery Women's Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Intensive Outpatient Program for women in recovery from substance use disorders. Three hours of treatment, three times per week. >> Download Flyer
Substance Use Recovery New Member Orientation for Medication Assisted Treatment New members at CODAC’s Medication Assisted Treatment program must attend this group to learn about the benefits and expectations of this program.
Substance Use Recovery Relapse Prevention Recovery & Wellness Group Teaches skills that are vital to staying in recovery from addictions; explore new ways of handling challenges involved with long-term sobriety and alternative behaviors to prevent drug and alcohol relapse.
Substance Use Recovery Road to Recovery Recovery & Wellness Group Learn to handle challenges involved with long-term sobriety and healthy alternatives to drugs and alcohol.
Substance Use Recovery S.M.A.R.T. Recovery Recovery & Wellness Group Learn to live independent of addictive behaviors, coping with urges, managing thoughts, and to have a balanced recovery.
Substance Use Recovery Substance (Ab)Use Education Recovery & Wellness Group This educational group teaches how drugs and other substances impact the brain and body. Topics include the history of drugs, social and legal influences, short and long term effects of use on the body and brain, withdrawal, drug interactions, etc.
Parenting Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) Skills Group STEP is a multicomponent parenting education curriculum. The three STEP programs help parents learn effective ways to relate to their children from birth through adolescence and helps parents change dysfunctional and destructive relationships with their children by offering concrete alternatives to abusive and ineffective methods of discipline and control.
Parenting Parenting & Pathways Skills Group This group utilizes the evidenced based model, STEP (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting), providing valuable tools to improve communication among family members and lessens conflict. For DCS involved women, this group also teaches about effective communication, dependency rights & expectations for going through the system.
Teenagers Healthy Choices - Ages 12-17 Recovery & Wellness Group Using the University of Arizona's SIROW Hey curriculum, this group is an 8 week interactive curriculum that covers the topics of selfesteem, puberty, sexual/reproductive anatomy & physiology, HIV/AIDS, STIs, safer sex protection methods, relationships and communication.