Events

Jul
18
Thu
Family Support – Southtowns
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Facilitated, confidential support for family members and caregivers concerned about and/or caring for a person with mental illness. Held 3rd Thursday of each month.

Use Bayview Rd. entrance; enter at Door 3 and go to Room 124.

Jul
19
Fri
Peer Support Group
Jul 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Peer Support Group
10am-11:30am every other Friday starting 8/18/17
1585 Kenmore Ave
Kenmore, NY 14217

A general support group where we discuss life’s hardships and troubles. Open to Everyone!

Contact 844-588-8427 with questions

Peer Support Group
10am-11:30am every other Friday starting 8/18/17
1585 Kenmore Ave
Kenmore, NY 14217

A general support group where we discuss life’s hardships and troubles. Open to everyone!

Contact 844-588-8427 with questions

Wellness Support Group
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wellness Support Group
Every Friday 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
160 Delaware Rd
Kenmore, NY 14217

A general support group where one can discuss ones problems and hardships. Open to Everyone!!!

Contact 844-588-8427 with questions

Wellness Support Group
Fridays 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
160 Delaware Rd
Kenmore, NY 14217

A general support group where one can discuss ones problems and hardships. Open to Everyone!!!

Contact 844-588-8427 with questions

20 Something Group
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This social support for young adults ages 18 years of age and up gives its members the opportunity to connect with peers to discuss and explore pathways to recovery. The group offers a safe place for youth to receive support as well as to celebrate accomplishments and practice self-care skills under the facilitator of a Peer Mentor.

Parent Support Group
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The parent support group meets the third Friday of every month and offers parents the opportunity to share the trials and tribulations of raising children while managing physical and/or mental health challenges, learn about natural supports, resources and wellness techniques.

Youth and Teen Peer Support Group
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This youth & teen peer support group, which meets the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month from 6:00-7:30pm, is open to youth between the ages of 13-18, giving them the opportunity to connect with peers to discuss and explore pathways to recovery. The group offers a safe place for youth to receive support as well to celebrate accomplishments and practice self-care skills under the facilitation of a Youth Peer Mentor.

Jul
22
Mon
F2F AMHERST Family-to-Family Class
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

National best-practice award-winning 12-week class for family members of those living with serious, persistent mental illness. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for the course, which is taught by experienced, trained family members. Classes cover everything from diagnosis and medications to legal and health system concerns, and how to support your loved one for the best possible outcomes, as well as wellness and stress management for caregivers. Participants need to commit to attending all 12 weeks of class, barring an emergency.

Topics include:
– illnesses; incl. schizophrenia, major depression,
bipolar disorder, panic/anxiety disorder,
obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline
personality disorder, PTSD
– coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse
– basic info about medications and working with
treatment professionals
– listening and communication techniques
– problem-solving techniques
– recover and rehabilitation
– caregivers’ self-care around worry and stress

Brief video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae1ru1SBaaI

Family-to-Family classes are offered several times a year. Again, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. For more information, or to register, call 716-226-6264 or email namibuffalony@gmail.com.

If you cannot attend this class and would like notice of future classes, contact our office to be placed on the list for advance notification.

Jul
23
Tue
LGBT Support Group
Jul 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Center for Self Discovery in the Butler Building @ the Buffalo Psychiatric Center
For more information please contact : Lorraine at 716-816-2217

YOGA
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Free YOGA in DIG brought to you by the BNMC set up at 5 pm class starts at 5:15 p.m. Don’t forget your yoga mat!
Dig at The Innovation Center – 640 Ellicott Street, Buffalo NY (716) 989-7847

Jul
25
Thu
Mental Health First Aid @ Compeer of Greater Buffalo
Jul 25 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.

You must be at least 18 years of age to attend this training

Pizza is provided for lunch

You must attend the full day to receive certification

There is a small parking lot, otherwise free street parking surrounding the building on Hennepin and Ludington streets