Women of WORTH (Working On Restoring Trust & Hope) Recovery Group
Alumnae of Nicasa’s Women’s Services program formed a recovery support group and now actively promote recovery in the community, advocate for substance abuse service funding, organize fundraising events, and share their stories.
Nicasa staff participate in health fairs across Lake County to share information on the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse and promote healthy lifestyles.
Heroin Anonymous (HA)
A Heroin Anonymous Open Meeting is held on Monday evenings at 7:00 pm at Nicasa’s Round Lake facility. There are no dues or membership fees. The only requirement is a desire to stop suffering from heroin addiction. Help is available for all heroin addicts who wish to recover. For more information visit: www.heroinanonynmous.org.
Nicasa offers a Smart Recovery group on Saturdays at its Bridge House Halfway Recovery Home. This group is open to the public. SMART Recovery is a peer-led recovery support group that helps you to achieve a healthy, positive and balanced lifestyle
Nicasa staff participate in a variety of community coalitions to collaborate with other social service agencies, share information on alcohol and drug use trends, maximize the effectiveness of community resources, and promote healthy lifestyles.
Public Awareness Campaigns
Nicasa promotes public awareness of the dangers of alcohol and drug use and other risky behaviors. This includes presenting proclamations to municipal leaders, participating in community events, providing speakers, and promoting National Recovery Month and Alcohol Awareness Month.