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Avow Kids and The David Lawrence Centers Mindful Families at Avow’s Aunt Janet’s House

Avow 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples

Parents and their teens (ages 13-17) will join in a special education group highlighting the importance of mental health care for everyone. Avow Kids and The David Lawrence Centers are partnering to bring this important information to you. This event will be held at Aunt Janet's House on the Avow campus. Kids will work on […]

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Moving Through Grief (for adults; online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

Grief is often described in stages, though each stage may last for a different period of time — for some people, the stages may be briefer or longer than for others, and some people may not experience all of them. But acknowledging that you may experience some or all of these stages will help you […]

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Emotional Healing Through Journaling (in-person event)

Avow 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples

This group is designed to support emotional healing from grief by providing members with a creative space to process their feelings through journaling. The goal is to use journal writing as a self-care technique to explore emotions and process grief while supporting and uplifting one another creatively. This group meets in the Center for Grief […]

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Widows & Widowers Over One Year-Support Group (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

This group is best suited for those who lost a partner or spouse more than one year ago. Discussions will focus on issues bereaved spouses/partners face as they walk through their loss.  The group is led by a licensed bereavement expert. Some group participants choose simply to listen; others feel comfortable sharing thoughts and feelings. […]

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Widows/Widowers Over One Year – In-Person Group

Avow 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples

In-person group - mask required (available at Avow) This group is best suited for those who lost a partner or spouse more than one year ago. Discussions will focus on issues bereaved spouses/partners face as they walk through their loss. The group is led by a licensed bereavement counselor. Some group participants choose simply to […]

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Avow Kids Movement Group (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

This group will focus on movement activities such as dancing, stretching/yoga, "Simon Says," "Become your Favorite Animal," and other creative movement exercises. This group is for ages 7 to 12. Where: Online Zoom video conferencing or phone-in line Who: Kids aged 7 - 12, led by licensed and credentials counselors. Please RSVP to receive the […]

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Poetry Open Mic Night (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

Roses are red, violets are blue, Avow’s poetry group is here with healing for YOU! Writing poetry is a great way to explore emotions and reflect on deeper issues that may be hard to express otherwise. Join Avow’s bereavement team as they host a virtual poetry open mic group. Attendees can read their work and […]

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Pet Loss Support Group (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

The Avow Pet Loss Support Group creates a caring and supportive environment for those grieving after the loss of a pet. The group is open to the public and there is no cost to join. You can attend as many groups as you like. This is an online group held via Zoom video conferencing. Please […]

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Avow Kids Art Group (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

Join Avow Kids’ board-certified art therapist as you learn to create art projects from simple materials found at home. This is a great way for kids of all ages to have a little creative break at the end of the day. Thursdays and Saturdays Funding for Avow Kids art groups and camps is provided in […]

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Young Adult Loss Support Group (in-person group)

Avow 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples

This group is best suited for young adults who have experienced a loss. This group is designed to support emotional healing by providing members with a safe place to talk, listen, and process grief. This is an open group for anyone in the community to join. This group meets in the Center for Grief Support […]

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Grief in the LGBTQ Community (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

This is an open platform for the LGBTQ community to find support and coping skills to handle their unique grief and loss journeys. Attendees’ losses do not have to be death-related and include a large facet of losses unique to this community and their paths to discovery. This is an online group held via Zoom […]

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Avow Kids Monday Funday (online only)

This Avow Kids group will be an activities based group doing different activities which can be anything from stretching to arts and crafts with household items. Where: Online Zoom video conferencing or phone-in line Who: Kids aged 6 – 14 (flexible), led by licensed and credentials counselors. Please RSVP to receive the Zoom invitation. You […]