Bangor Area Recovery Network a Vital Local Resource

The Bangor Area Recovery Network (BARN) has many offerings scheduled and listed below.

Highlighting some of the Upcoming & On-going BARN Events – November/December 2017

Tapping into Healing; Trauma, Stress and Anxiety Release
Where/When: BARN; Wednesdays Nov. 1 – January 17; 1p.m. – 2p.m. (drop in ok)
Description: Learn breakthrough approaches, using cutting edge techniques, to let go of trauma and emotional baggage, ideal for individuals who suffer with PTSD, anxiety, anger and negative emotions. Fee for class is by donation only.
For more information: Contact the BARN 561-9444

Thanksgiving ALCATHON and Dinner at the BARN
Where/When: BARN; 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22nd – Thursday, Nov. 23rd 1:00 p.m. (Dinner follows at  1:30 p.m.)
Description: Safe haven for the holidays! Come join us in non-stop meetings and support, leading into, and including Thanksgiving. Alcathon donations welcome, include: Money, Snacks (for in-between meetings) and Soda!! Send check to PO Box 2023 Bangor Maine 00402 or stop by the BARN at 142 Center St, Brewer.
For more information: Contact the BARN 561-9444

Writing and Recovery Group
Where/When: BARN; 2nd Wednesday and 4th Sunday of every month: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Description: Writing and Recovery” is a safe and open group for anyone in recovery, and allies to those in recovery, who enjoy writing. You do not need to have anything prepared to attend the meeting and you are not required to share. Discussion and feedback are optional to each individual group member.
For more information: Contact the BARN 561-9444

Addiction in the Family Monthly Support Group
Where/When: BARN; 1st Wednesday of every month: 5:30 p.m.
Description: The BARN is host to a new monthly support Group called Addiction in the Family. Join us the first Wednesday of each month to discuss, share and support each other as we navigate the challenges of supporting a family member struggling with alcoholism/substance use disorder, while still taking care of ourselves! Each month we will have a brief guest speaker and plenty of time to share in a safe, anonymous setting. Our December speaker will be Jennifer Hooper, Holistic Health Coach, who will speak with us about self-care! *Please note, this an adult support group. Material discussed may not be suitable for children or adolescents. Stay tuned for news about our future upcoming children’s support group.
For more information: Contact

The Yoga of 12-Step Recovery
Where/When: BARN; 1st Sunday of every month: 3:15 PM – 4:45 PM
Description: Y12SR is a 12-step based discussion and yoga practice open to anyone and everyone dealing with their own addictive behavior or affected by the addictive behavior of others. This is an open and inclusive group! All the “A’s” are welcome! Meetings occur on the first Sunday of every month. Wear comfortable clothing.  Meetings are by donation.
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