SACHA - Sexual Assault Centre
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75 MacNab St. South, 3rd floor
Hamilton Ontario L8P 3C1 Canada
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Survivors and Substance Use

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Are you a woman who is a survivor of sexual violence?

Have you ever used substances such as alcohol, drugs, or gambling to help you cope?

SACHA and the City of Hamilton’s Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Services is running an open group for survivors who’ve struggled with substance use starting on Monday, October 24th.

Open group means that you don’t have to register to be a part of the group. You choose to come to dates when you are available or the topic speaks to you. We ask that you arrive on time as group begins at 3pm and we don’t allow late arrivals.

The group will meet Mondays from 5:30pm-7:30pm at SACHA – 75 MacNab Street South in Hamilton.

Topics include:

  • Safety, Grounding and Self-Nuturing
  • Substance Use
  • Sexual Violence and Its Impact
  • Dealing with Feelings
  • Asking for Help
  • Anger
  • Relationships
  • Sex and Sexuality

If you have questions about the Survivors and Substance Use group or would like more information please call:

  • Diane Sharpe from SACHA – 905.525.4573 x224
  • Kianosh Keyvani  from Alcohol, Drug, and Gambling Services – 905.546.2424 x3869
This resource developed with the generous support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
All services are Free, Confidential and Non-Judgmental. © SACHA. 24 Hour Support Line 905-525-4162

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A member of the Women Abuse Working Group Wawg
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Supported by the Ministry of the Attorney General Ontario Victim Services Secretariat Ontario and the City of Hamilton Hamilton