Groups & Schedule

We offer several recovery based groups daily. Join us at the SAARA Center Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. See group information below and group schedules on calendar. 

All Recovery

All Recovery is an inclusive, open discussion Recovery Group. In accordance with SAARA’s mission, all pathways to recovery
are honored in this group. General recovery principles, as opposed to 12 step principles, are explored by the participants.

Marijuana Recovery

Marijuana Recovery is a group that supports peers who have a desire to remain abstinent from marijuana.

Men's Recovery

The Men’s Recovery Group addresses barriers that many men find in recovery from addiction. The SAARA Center provides a
confidential space where men can meet and support each other, and where they can learn more.

Women's Recovery

The Women’s Recovery Group highlights issues that are relative to women’s recovery experiences. The SAARA Center provides an oasis of safety and confidentiality where women can discuss their challenges and gain support and resources.

Friends & Family Support

Friends and Family Support is a group for family members, caregivers, and loved ones of an individual with an addiction.

Resource Time

Peers are encouraged to work on
computer skills, watch educational videos, or engage in one-on-one sessions with peer coaches.

Letting Go

Letting Go focuses on building self-esteem in recovery through acceptance and self-care. Participants learn that creating healthy lives for themselves is the foundation for healthy
relationships with others.

MARS Recovery

This group focuses on creating a network and safe space for those who are in medically assisted recovery.

Early Recovery

This group is for people of all ages who have a year or less in recovery. The group is led by experienced peers in long term recovery but focused solely on the thoughts, experiences and questions of those in early recovery.

Life Skills

Life Skills addresses personal growth through the exploration of new skills and experiences. This group often features speakers in long term recovery who provide hope and inspiration.

Addictive Thinking

Addictive thinking addresses the thought process that pushes an individuals towards substance use regardless of the negative consequences. Participants identify personal triggers, learn coping techniques and skills to assist in long term recovery.

2020 Observed Holidays

Martin Luther King JR. Day January 20th

President's Day February 17th

Easter April 13th

Memorial Day May 25th

Independence Day July 4th

Labor Day September 4th & September 7th

Veteran's Day  November 11th

Thanksgiving  November 26th & November 27th

Christmas December 24th & 25th

New Year's December 31st & January 1st

Contact Us

SAARA of Virginia
2000 Mecklenburg Street

Richmond, VA 23223
Phone: (804) 762-4445 | Fax: (804) 762-4333

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