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    Vik
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    Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:43 pm

    It's nice to chat to people who understand.

    From this Monday, we're running a weekly casual online chat on Monday evenings. Join us for a casual chat about your past week, plans and goals for the coming week, and any topics you might be eager to cover. 

    Mondays, 8-10pm ADST
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    Vik
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    Re: Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:59 pm

    Hello everyone!

    Anyone around tonight for our first Monday Meetup please shout out here :)

    Everyone's welcome, join us any time. Simply say hey,
    1 - Tell us about your week, and
    2 - Perhaps bring a question or topic you'd like to chat about
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    You may like to talk about substance problems, or something off topic. Jump in any time :)

    Looking forward to hearing from you.
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    Vik
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    Re: Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:50 pm

    Hey all - Monday meetup's open until 9pm ADST tonight if anyone would like to talk - we can chat about your week past, the one coming up, or anything you like :)

    Tagging in our newest members in case you'd like to join us this week or in the future @Lisado @TryingHard2020 @Tahini11 @Ashhxo @Taries @Gettingbetterr @Midge0z
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    Vik
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    Re: Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:16 pm

    Hey all - will be around for the next 3 hours to chat! Would love to hear how everyone’s weeks been and some goals for the week ahead :)

    Tagging in some new members in case you'd like to join tonight or in the future
    @Mono @Shamrock85 @ellanoah2007
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    Mono
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    Re: Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Mon Feb 17, 2020 8:51 pm

    Hey how has every one been?
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    Vik
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    Re: Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:17 pm

    Hey mono, thanks for joining!
    Unfortunately we moderate 9am - 9pm at the minute so are shutting for the night,
    But I hope to see you around the forums and look forward to hearing about your week :)
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    Cat7
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    Re: Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:08 pm

    Hi everyone, Monday meetups is now open until 9pm for some live chatting. How was everyone's weekend?
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    Bamboo[facilitator]
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    Re: Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Fri Jun 12, 2020 1:27 pm

    Hi everyone,

    Just a quick update our Monday Meetup sessions are kicking off again with a new time next week. Monday Meetup will run from 8pm - 10pm AEST and will be weekly thereafter.

    Everyone's welcome, join us any time. Simply say hey,
    1 - Tell us about your week, and
    2 - Perhaps bring a question or topic you'd like to chat about.


    I will be co-facilitating these sessions so it will be great to see how you are all going :)

    Chat to you next week Monday 15th June at 8pm.

    Cheers.
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:00 pm

    Hey there,

    Welcome to our Monday Meetup this evening, we'll be running until 10pm AEST :)

    This is our weekly catch up, everyone is welcome to join in!

    How has your week been? Share with us your story and topics you'd like to chat about.

    I'll tag some members randomly to check-in and see how you're going, would love to hear from you @hope123 @JessaMae @JDingo @Ron 70 @Trying2019 @Ally22
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:03 pm

    Kicking off our Monday Meetup tonight with a topic that many of you may be able to relate to.

    Our beloved pets and how they've helped us through our journey of recovery.

    Tell us about your pet and how they've been able to help you get through addiction.

    What is it about this special relationship? What have you learned from it? What can you share with others?

    We'd love to hear from you, everyone is welcome to join in :) We're live until 10pm tonight AEST.

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    Mez28
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    Re: Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:39 pm

    Hi! I have two cats, Leo and Rigby, three years old.
    Very different personalities. Rigby is like a rag doll, loves being cuddled whereas Leo is only interested in his food!

    I think pets are so important in peoples lives, they love you unconditionally and are always there for you.

    I’d be lost without them.
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:01 pm

    Good evening all :)

    It's that time again for our Monday Meetup, we'll be live until 10pm AEST.

    Tonight's chat is about how to move on from a relapse.

    Share with us how you've been able to break out of the habit after experiencing a relapse.

    What strategies worked for you? How were you able to move forward?

    Everyone is welcome to join in, let us know how your week is going.

    A warm welcome to our newest members @Spinifex Gypsy @A.K.L @A.Vtoria @Anonymous22 @Autumn88 @BBCtheboi @Charlotte-
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Monday Meetup - Join us weekly!

    Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:01 pm

    Hi everyone,

    Welcome to tonight's Monday Meetup. We hope everyone is going okay, particularly as covid19 cases are rising in some areas.

    Our chat this evening will focus on alcohol and gambling. Gambling and Alcohol counsellors often hear people admit: “I only gamble when I’ve had a couple.” Research confirms that problem gambling is more common amongst people whose alcohol use is problematic compared with people who drink more moderately. The effects of even a couple of drinks can be dramatic, lowering inhibitions and increasing impulsivity.

    Is this something you are experiencing or have struggled with in the past? Perhaps you know someone that is going through something similar whether it be a family member or a friend. How are you coping and what has helped or is helping you break the habit?

    Our forum is an anonymous and safe space to share openly and honestly. If you're comfortable to share your story, we'd love to hear from you.

    If you'd like to read more about it please also see our latest blog here.

    Hope to hear from you :)
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