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 Sista Afya offers low-cost  monthly support groups, group therapy & workshops under $35/session and free community-wide events that support Black women throughout their healing journey. We primarily serve young adult Black women between ages 18-35 and secondarily serve women ages 35+.

Check out our events under ' Upcoming Events'

Book a therapy appointment by clicking ' Book a Therapy Session'. We have an office in Chicago where we offer therapy sessions. We also offer in-person and online video (telehealth) sessions at market rate and have sliding scale options available for those who qualify. 

Upcoming Events

  • Worthy: Self-Love Support Group [Multiple Dates]
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Dec 04
    Chicago
    Dec 04, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST
    Chicago, 1817 E 71st St, Chicago, IL 60649, USA
    Join us for Worthy our monthly self-love support group where we discuss expanding love for oneself that supports our mental wellness.
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  • [Virtual] Mental Health First Aid Training - Illinois Residents Only
    Dec 06, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM CST
    Zoom
    Do you want to learn how to support people with mental health conditions in your community? Become certified as a Mental Health First Aid responder through the Mental Health First Aid nationally recognized program by attending this 1-day training.
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  • Legacy of Love: Communicate
    Sun, Dec 11
    Chicago
    Dec 11, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Chicago, 1817 E 71st St, Chicago, IL 60649, USA
    Join us for this 3 workshop series where women learn tools to connect, heal and communicate to create a legacy of love: In this session, you will focus on communicating your needs, advocate for yourself, communicate with loving kindness.
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  • CCW: Entering the Spectacular!
    Dec 15, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CST
    Zoom
    Join us for our last community care workshop of the year where we will be discussing coming into the new year with ease, reflecting on this year, and our visions for ourselves and our mental wellness in 2023!
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  • Women’s Djembe Drum Circle: Djole- Underneath the Mask
    Dec 17, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Sista Afya Office, 1817 E 71st St, Chicago, IL 60649, USA
    In this drum workshop, we learn the rhythm Djole is a mask dance that represents the face of the women. Djole celebrates the end of Ramaden, weddings, and baptism.
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  • Burnout Recovery: Support Group [Multiple Dates]
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Dec 18
    Chicago
    Dec 18, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST
    Chicago, 1817 E 71st St, Chicago, IL 60649, USA
    Join us for Burnout Recovery our monthly support group focused on supporting Black women with recovering from burnout and living a stress-free life.
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  • [Virtual] Mental Health First Aid Training - Illinois Residents Only
    Dec 19, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM CST
    Zoom
    Do you want to learn how to support people with mental health conditions in your community? Become certified as a Mental Health First Aid responder through the Mental Health First Aid nationally recognized program by attending this 1-day training.
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Sign Up, Show Up Policy

 

At Sista Afya we strive to make mental wellness care accessible and offer free services to fulfill that commitment to our community. We receive financial support to make this a reality and we want to engage with people who are ready and intentional about improving their mental wellness.

 

If you sign up for an event, we are asking for you to keep your commitment and attend. People who repeatedly sign up for events and do not show up to 2 or more events will not be permitted to attend Sista Afya events for 6 months. We do this to be a good steward of our resources and to make sure that our services are available to people that are ready to engage in mental wellness care.