The Brightening Center's mission is to offer services that promote community and connection. Below are the community events and group offerings to achieve that goal.
RECURRING COMMUNITY EVENTS
Every Tuesday, 10-11am - Al-Anon - Fellowship that offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics. No cost and no registration required. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Mary at 484-433-8242 or [email protected].
Every Tuesday, 6:30-7:30pm - Singing Bowl Meditation Sangha - Guided meditation for mind and body. Helps promote focus, clarity, and relaxation. Quartz crystal chakra "singing bowl" meditation helping mind and body connection through vibrational energies. Cost: $15 (sliding scale available). No registration required. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Kate at 484-341-8334 or [email protected]
Every Wednesday, 7pm-8pm & Saturday, 10am-11am - Refuge Recovery Meetings - a mutual-aid group, similar to 12-step, using Buddhist perspectives on recovery. Anyone living a life of recovery is welcomed. No cost and no registration is required. To learn more about this group, contact Kate Parsons CPC, CRS at 484-341-8334 or at [email protected]
Every Monday, 10am-12pm - Relapse Prevention Therapy Group - continuing to build coping skills and receiving support needed for long-term recovery. The victories and challenges of living a sober life on life's terms will be carefully examined and celebrated. Cost: $55 (sliding scale available). If you would like to join this group, please contact Sharon Stewart MSW, LCSW, CAADC at [email protected] or at 610-574-5927.
Every Monday, 5pm-6:30pm - Peer Recovery Support Group - A weekly group for individuals who are in their early stages of recovery. Purpose of the group is to promote recovery and provide support for individuals to accomplish their recovery goals, build their support network, and share their successes & challenges. Cost: $40 (sliding scale available). If you would like to join this group, contact Kate Parsons CPC, CRS at 484-341-8334 or at [email protected]
Every Wednesday, 6pm-7:30pm - Women's Family Support Group - for women whose loved ones are struggling with substance use disorder. Cost: $40 (slidiing scale available). If you would like to join this group, contact Mary Franzoi CFRS, CRS at 484-433-8242 or at [email protected].
Every Thursday, 4pm-5pm - Weekly Teen Peer Support Group - for high school students whose parent(s) or siblings are dealing with addiction or other mental health disorders. Cost: $30 (sliding scale available). If you would like to join this group, contact Kate Parsons CPC, CRS at 484-341-8334 or at [email protected].