Our team of 120 facilitators have been trained to provide psycho-social-emotional healing within communities impacted by Harvey, through education in evidence-based self-care skills and peer group support.

Format:

  1. Educational support groups for 8-12 community members, meeting weekly for 8 weeks, 2 hours per session.  

  2. Workshop (2-4 hrs) to introduce core self-care skills
     

Content:

The self-care skills taught have been shown to reduce stress and anxiety, enhance emotional resiliency, improve mood, and promote healing.  Skills include:

  • Breathing exercises

  • Meditation

  • Genograms

  • Autogenic training

  • Biofeedback

  • Self-expression through writing, drawing, and movement


Model:


The facilitators were trained by the world-renowned Center for Mind-Body Medicine, who has brought their community-based psychosocial program to areas across the world. The CMBM model consistently demonstrates 80% reduction in symptoms of post-traumatic stress. Learn more about the CMBM model.

Participate:

If your community was impacted by Hurricane Harvey, please reach out and partner with us to bring accessible resources to those in need of support.  

If you were personally impacted by Harvey and would like to join a mind-body skills group in your area, please RSVP here.