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House of Ruth Support Groups Provide Vital Aid to Wiregrass Victims

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DOTHAN, Ala (WDNews) – The House of Ruth continues its mission to support victims of abuse in the Wiregrass area with enlightening and empowering support groups.

Sexual Assault Support Group: This group meets monthly in Enterprise at Johns Chapel AME Church at 5:30 PM. The July meeting date will be announced soon, as the church is currently hosting summer activities for children. Topics include journaling to process feelings, stages of adjustment, victim management, effective coping skills, and self-care, among others.

Domestic Violence Support Group: “Turning Trauma into Healing,” this group gathers on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at Bible Way Ministries in Dothan at 7:00 PM. The sessions aim to empower participants and foster mutual support. Discussion topics cover the cycle of abuse, coping with past traumas, self-care, journaling techniques, personal safety planning, and coping strategies.

These groups offer a safe space for victims to heal and regain control over their lives.

For more information contact Pamela Hudgens,Sexual Assault Advocate at The House of Ruth, Inc. 334-793-5214

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