Addiction is a lifelong disease and it is crucial for recovery and as well later on to provide people with a safe space within which they can heal. Therefor IBC started an initiative conducting self-help-seminars to assist Blue Crosses in establishing self-help groups in their countries. The first seminar was held from 24 till 31 January in Botswana.
The training was conducted using the christian 12 step model compass as a framework for self help groups. "It was a powerful experience of learning that each person needs to work on themselves and the facilitator role is to be on the same level as all participants, and listen", Anne reported after her trip, which was the first among a series of trainings to come.
Self-help training in Botswana