Support Groups

Suicide Loss Support Group

When: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Virtual via Zoom

Led by counselors from the Mary J. Sherlach Counseling Center, the Suicide Loss Support Group is open to anyone aged 18 and over who have lost a loved one to suicide. The group is a safe place to talk openly about suicide loss with trained counselors as well as people who share similar experiences.

Trumbull Congregational Church graciously provides space for the group to meet, however the group is not affiliated with any particular religious or spiritual beliefs.

For more information, please contact the counseling center at 203-452-5193.

Grief and Loss Support Group

When: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Where: Trumbull Senior Center, 23 Priscilla Place 

Co-facilitated by Cornelia Morris (PhD, LADC) and Ashley Grace (MSW intern), the group is open to anyone who is grieving a loss, including but not limited to the death of a loved one, and loss of a job or home. 

For more information, or to join the group, please contact Ashley Grace at the Senior Center: 203-452-5199 or agrace@trumbull-ct.gov

Caregiver Support Group

When: 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Trumbull Senior Center, 23 Priscilla Place 

Led by social services staff in conjunction with a counselor from the Mary J. Sherlach Counseling Center, the group is open to caregivers who need support and would like to learn about resources, caregiving strategies, and other valuable tools. 

For more information, or to join the group, please contact Ashley Grace at the Senior Center: 203-452-5199 or agrace@trumbull-ct.gov 

Family Conflict Group

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Where: Trumbull Senior Center, 23 Priscilla Place 

Led by Cornelia Morris (PhD, LADC), the group is open to anyone feeling frustrated with family relationships. 

For more information, or to join the group, please contact Ashley Grace at the Senior Center: 203-452-5199 or agrace@trumbull-ct.gov 

Smoking Cessation Program for Adults

When: Mondays, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Where: Mary J. Sherlach Counseling Center, 121 Old Mine Road 

Led by certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist and psychologist Cornelia Morris, the Smoking Cessation Program is open to adults aged 18 and over. The program consists of five 90-minute group sessions and one individual follow-up session. Participants will learn about nicotine triggers and how to avoid them, the dangers of nicotine use, and how to become a successful non-user. 

The cost is $300—less than one pack of cigarettes per day for the duration of the program. A check or money order payable to the Mary J. Sherlach Counseling Center is required prior to the start of the first group session. 

Please note that while the program is open to nonresidents, if the group begins to near capacity, Trumbull residents will be given priority. Nonresidents will be placed on a waiting list and notified if a space in the group is available. 

For more information, or to register, please call the Counseling Center at 203-452-5193.