Recovery groups offer supportive settings to help control your drug or alcohol use. They are weekly group sessions that you can come to alongside your one-to-one work with your recovery worker. There are different recovery groups available depending where you are on your recovery journey. 

If you use a service at the Sheffield Treatment and Rehabilitation Team then you can access any of the groups below. Just speak to a recovery worker or a member of the team.

Prep for Recovery Group

What is the Prep for Recovery Group?

The Prep for Recovery programme is a series of 6 sessions that will compliment the 1-1 work that you are undertaking in the first stages of your treatment with Sheffield Treatment and Recovery Team.

Together, we will review your diaries and the progress you are making. We will work together to look at identifying possible difficulties you may experience, share ideas and identify solutions to keep you moving forward.

Being part of a supportive group of peers with a shared goal can help with motivation, increase support and provide an opportunity to share ideas and recovery knowledge.

When is the Prep for Recovery Group?

The Prep for Recovery Programme is held over 6 weeks week every Thursday at 12pm until 1pm.

Is the Prep for Recovery Group right for me?

Are you working towards controlling your alcohol use and wanting support to move towards reducing or stopping your alcohol use?

Would you benefit from engaging with positive from peers with a shared goal?

Would you like to have more contact and connection with recovery services?

If yes, then the Prep for Recovery Programme may be right for you?

How do I access the Prep for Recovery Group?

Talk to you worker at the Sheffield Treatment and Recovery Team and they can arrange for you to start attending.

The programme is delivered in person at our Sidney Street Recovery Hub and online via Microsoft Team. You will need access to the internet and an email address to join the group online.

Making Changes Group

What is the Making Changes Group?

The Making Changes programme is a series of 8 sessions that will focus on increasing your knowledge of the skills and awareness you need to prevent relapse and encourage your continued recovery and reduction in use.

Each week facilitators will discuss different topics such as coping with cravings, Managing High Risk Situations, Setting Goals and Building Motivation. Together we will look at developing our own recovery plans and support each other to identify solutions to barriers we may face in our recovery.

Being part of a supportive group of peers with a shared goal can help with motivation, increase support and provide an opportunity to share ideas and recovery knowledge.

When is the Making Changes Group?

The Making Changes group is held over 8 weeks week every Monday from 1pm until 3pm.

Is the Making Changes Group right for me?

Do you have some control over your substance use and working towards further reduction?

Would you benefit from further support to maintain the changes that you have made?

Would you benefit from engaging with positive from peers with a shared goal?

Would you like to have more contact and connection with recovery services?

If yes, then the Making Changes Programme may be right for you?

How do I access the Making Changes Group?

Talk to you worker at the Sheffield Treatment and Recovery Team and they can arrange for you to start attending.

The programme is delivered in person at our Sidney Street Recovery Hub and online via Microsoft Team. You will need access to the internet and an email address to join the group online.

The Woman Up Group

What is the Woman Up Group?

The Woman Up Group is a series of 8 sessions, aimed specifically at females, that will focus on increasing your knowledge, skills and awareness that you will need to prevent relapse and encourage your continued recovery and reduction in use. The group is just for females to ensure a safe environment to share experiences, support each other and explore individual needs.

Each week facilitators will discuss different topics such as Coping With Cravings, Managing High Risk Situations, Setting Goals and Building Motivation. Together we will look at developing our own recovery plans and support each other to identify solutions to barriers we may face in our recovery.

Being part of a supportive group of peers with a shared goal can help with motivation, increase support and provide an opportunity to share ideas and recovery knowledge.

When is the Woman Up Group?

The Woman Up Group is held over 8 weeks week every Wednesday from 12pm until 2pm.

Is the Woman Up Group right for me?

Are you a woman?

Do you have some control over your substance use and working towards further reduction?

Would you benefit from further support to maintain the changes that you have made?

Would you benefit from engaging with positive from peers with a shared goal?

Would you like to have more contact and connection with recovery services?

If yes, then the Making Changes Programme may be right for you?

How do I access the Woman Up Group?

Talk to you worker at the Sheffield Treatment and Recovery Team and they can arrange for you to start attending.

The programme is delivered in person at our Sidney Street Recovery Hub and online via Microsoft Team. You will need access to the internet and an email address to join the group online.

Abstinent Group

What is the Abstinent Group?

When individuals achieve Abstinence, it can be challenging to maintain the positive progress made in recovery. The Abstinence Group aims to support you in maintaining the changes that you have made and looking at ways to reconnect within the community.

The abstinence group is a structured group over 8 weeks. Each week facilitators will discuss different topics focussed on maintaining change such as positive thinking, maintaining motivation, confidence building and managing changing relationships.

Being part of a supportive group of peers with a shared goal can help with motivation, increase support and provide an opportunity to share ideas and recovery knowledge.

When is the Abstinence group?

The Abstinence group is held over 8 weeks week every Friday from 1pm until 3pm.

Is the Abstinence group right for me?

Do you have some control over your substance use?

Are you currently abstinent from illicit drugs and alcohol?

Would you benefit from further support to maintain the changes that you have made?

Would you benefit from engaging with positive from peers with a shared goal?

Would you like to have more contact and connection with recovery services?

If yes, then the Abstinence Group may be right for you?

How do I access the Abstinence group?

Talk to you worker at the Sheffield Treatment and Recovery Team and they can arrange for you to start attending.

The programme is delivered in person at our Sidney Street Recovery Hub and online via Microsoft Team. You will need access to the internet and an email address to join the group online.