Aug
2
Mon
Writing & Well-Being Workshop: Zoom
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Our writing workshops are free and open to everyone. We use writing prompts to express ourselves, increase socialization and self-esteem, and support our mental health recovery.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Bridget at bmcnally@mhawny.org or 716-886-1242×347.

ZOOM: MHA Writing Group
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

MHA WNY is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.



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Aug
3
Tue
Bd of Directors
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

NAMI Board of Directors meetings are usually held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY. They are open to NAMI members. If you wish to attend, we strongly recommend calling ahead (716-226-6264) to verify, in case there is change to date or location; or cancellation due to weather.

Aug
4
Wed
Zoom Fam Support Gp Online
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

All NAMI Buffalo & Erie County in-person meetings canceled due to COVID until further notice. 

You can pre-register for a Zoom online Family Support Group by emailing online@namibuffalony.org with 
1) the date of the Family Support Group you wish to attend, 
2) your name and 
3) a phone number for us to call and arrange to get you registered. 

For Niagara Falls metro area: this online Family Support Group is available for Niagara County residents at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center with loaner computers and tech help. Transportation is also available for those who want to participate in online Family Support Groups in the Falls but aren’t sure how to use, or do not have access to, computers or wi-fi  Use of the tech access space and transportation for Niagara Falls must be reserved by 3 pm the day before the group attending. Wearing a mask and social distancing are required. Contact Taylor at 716-343-3061 to reserve tech access space and to arrange transportation, if needed.
 

Please stay safe and well. 

Facilitated, confidential support for family members and caregivers concerned about and/or caring for a person with mental illness. 

There is no fee for this service, though participants are encouraged to join NAMI Buffalo & Erie County or make a donation, if able. No one is denied membership due to financial hardship. Membership includes local, state, and national NAMI.

This group is not appropriate for a person who has a diagnosis unless they are a caregiver of a loved one who has mental illness. Referrals to other services available. For any questions, call the office at 716-226-6264.

Zoom Fam Support Gp Online
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

All NAMI Buffalo & Erie County in-person meetings canceled due to COVID until further notice. 

You can pre-register for a Zoom online Family Support Group by emailing online@namibuffalony.org with 
1) the date of the Family Support Group you wish to attend, 
2) your name and 
3) a phone number for us to call and arrange to get you registered. 

For Niagara Falls metro area: this online Family Support Group is available for Niagara County residents at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center with loaner computers and tech help. Transportation is also available for those who want to participate in online Family Support Groups in the Falls but aren't sure how to use, or do not have access to, computers or wi-fi  Use of the tech access space and transportation for Niagara Falls must be reserved by 3 pm the day before the group attending. Wearing a mask and social distancing are required. Contact Taylor at 716-343-3061 to reserve tech access space and to arrange transportation, if needed.
 

Please stay safe and well. 

Facilitated, confidential support for family members and caregivers concerned about and/or caring for a person with mental illness. 

There is no fee for this service, though participants are encouraged to join NAMI Buffalo & Erie County or make a donation, if able. No one is denied membership due to financial hardship. Membership includes local, state, and national NAMI.

This group is not appropriate for a person who has a diagnosis unless they are a caregiver of a loved one who has mental illness. Referrals to other services available. For any questions, call the office at 716-226-6264.

Teen Peer Support Group
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This peer support group is open to adolescent youth between the ages of 13-18. Youth Peer Advocates facilitate this strength-based group to give youth the opportunity to connect with their peers, validate each others’ experiences, and discuss management of mental health. The group offers a safe place for youth to receive support as well as to celebrate accomplishments and practice self-care skills.

Register here:

https://cutt.ly/TeenSupportGroup

For questions:

Email: peersupport@mhawny.org
Call or Text: (716) 245-5339

Aug
5
Thu
Living with OCD Peer Support Group
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This is a free support group for individuals with OCD led by Sammy Violante, Support Group Facilitator.

For more information, please call 886-1242 or email bmcnally@mhawny.org.

Aug
6
Fri
20-Something Support Group
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

20-Something Support Group is open to transition-age youth ages 18-28. Youth Peer Advocates facilitate this strength-based and recovery-centered group to provide validation and support to emerging adults facing mental health and/or substance use struggles.

Register here:

https://cutt.ly/20SomethingGroup

For more info/questions:

Email peersupport@mhawny.org or call/text: (716) 245-5339

Aug
7
Sat
Writing & Well-Being Workshop: In-Person
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our writing workshops are free and open to everyone. We use writing prompts to express ourselves, increase socialization and self-esteem, and support our mental health recovery. 

For more information or to RSVP, contact Bridget at bmcnally@mhawny.org or 716-886-1242×347.

Aug
9
Mon
Writing & Well-Being Workshop: Zoom
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Our writing workshops are free and open to everyone. We use writing prompts to express ourselves, increase socialization and self-esteem, and support our mental health recovery.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Bridget at bmcnally@mhawny.org or 716-886-1242×347.