Behavioral Health

Programs

Military & Veterans' Support Groups


Our support groups are designed specifically for military members and Veterans, facilitated by staff experienced in working with military personnel, trained in trauma-informed care and versed in the unique challenges military personnel can face.

If you cannot find the right support group in your area, please let us know. We will be happy to facilitate a support group wherever there is a sufficient interest. Contact us for more options.

LGBTQ Veterans Group

Learn, listen, and laugh with other LGBTQ Veterans and military members. Our free, ongoing, Veteran-led discussions cover topics such as challenging stigmas, reducing stress, resource information, humor, and coping.

Minneapolis, MN

Marriage Preparation Workshops

Challenges of deployment and reintegration can overshadow the excitement of an engagement. These workshops cover a variety of topics designed to offer expertise vital to the life of your relationship. We welcome couples planning to wed within the next year.

 

Military Sexual Trauma Support Group

This group offers ongoing support for individuals who have experienced military sexual trauma. The group will incorporate information on trauma and anxiety reduction and mindfulness based techniques in reducing symptoms related to PTSD. The group is facilitated by a psychologist experienced in group work and trauma-based therapies.

St. Cloud, MN
Please  contact us if you are interested.

 

SMART (Self-Management And Recovery Training) Recovery Group

Support is an important step in recovery from addiction. Learn to manage thoughts, feelings, and behaviors for a successful recovery in this self-empowering addiction recovery support group. These sessions focus on motivation, coping with urges, and maintaining a balanced lifestyle.

St. Cloud, MN 

 

Veteran’s Caregiver Support Group

Know you are not alone. Caregiving can exhaust your mental resources and leave you with no time for yourself. Share your experiences with other caregivers and learn from one another. This accepting and supportive group is open to partners who care for their Veterans’ physical and psychological needs.

St. Cloud, MN 

 

Veteran’s Family Recovery Support Group

Family members learn to effectively support each other as they cope with addiction and recovery. Find support and cultivate hope for continued sobriety with other military families.

St. Cloud, MN

 

Veteran's PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) Support Group

Share your challenges and progress with others affected by PTSD. Listening to others’ stories and offering your own insights will create a supportive network of encouragement and healing.

St. Cloud, MN
Please contact us if you are interested.

 

Women's C.O.R.E. Support Group

This is a support group for partners of Veterans suffering from PTSD. This group is focused on education, skill building, positive relationships and other forms of support as needed. Discuss challenges, needs, and successes in a positive and hopeful environment.

Brainerd, MN 
Please contact us if you are interested.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese practice of gentle physical exercise and stretching. It helps reduce stress and improve health. Join us to gain positive effects on stress management, PTSD, and other conditions.

Please contact us if you are interested.

 

 

 

If you cannot find the right support group in your area, please call 1-888-881-8261 or contact us for more options.

 

See our full list of support groups: LSS Support Groups