Peer Support


Peer Support Groups

The Peer Support Groups are run by two MSRS Peer Support Workers. The groups aims to help people affected by substance misuse, and it is a safe place to share experiences, build support relationships and encourage positive change.

It is open to anybody over 18 struggling or affected by substance misuse, including alcohol, illicit drugs, prescribed or over-the-counter medications. It is a confidential and free group, and you don’t need anything to come along.

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#BeZine Peer Support Group

#BeZine, a group to produce and publish a magazine on an ongoing basis. #BeZine is designed to enable participants to creatively explore themes of addiction, recovery, loss, growth, secrets and Lies. #BeZine is about self-expression and storytelling and thinking outside the box. #BeZine is self-led and with no expectations of design outcomes. The world is your oyster.

When: Mondays, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Where: Hawthorn Community House, 32 Henry Street, Hawthorn
Cost: Free, lunch included

#BeZine Belgrave

When: Tuesdays, 23rd April – 11th June 10.30 – 12.30
Where: Inspiro, Belgrave Hub, 1616 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave
Cost: Free, lunch included

Women’s Wellness Group

A 4 week group for women to meet, share and explore ways of caring for ourselves. Includes gentle yoga & relaxation, stress reduction, relapse prevention, healthy eating and journaling.

When: Thursdays in March, 2:30 – 4pm
Where: Access Health and Community, 378 Burwood Road, Hawthorn
Cost: Free

Chill & Chat

A monthly peer meet up for adventures in and around Belgrave.

When: First Wednesday of the month, start time 10am
Where: Inspiro, Belgrave Hub, 1616 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave
Cost: Free

For information or to register call Vanessa on 9810 3034 or 0478 326 888