Events

Jun
4
Thu
Foundations in Working with LGBTQ Persons @ Virtual event through Zoom
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Participants will build greater awareness of working with the unique needs and opportunities experienced by LGBTQ populations using a cultural humility approach.

(6.0 continuing education hours)

Location: Virtual event through Zoom

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will use 1-2 principles of trauma-informed care and motivational interviewing in engaging and working with LGBTQ individuals, families, and communities

2. Participants will increase self-awareness with respect to own beliefs, attitudes, and assumptions related to working with LGBTQ individuals, families, and communities, and how this may impact work with LGBTQ individuals, families, and communities

3. Participants will gain knowledge of LGBTQ-related community resources for support and further education

Jun
5
Fri
ZOOM: Operation Children Of the Military
Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

MHA WNY is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 980 6612 6511
Password: OPCOM2020!
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Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/abGlb4VTyM

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/wky-djyp-efy
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ZOOM: 20-Something Support Group
Jun 5 @ 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.

For more info or to RSVP:
Email peersupport@mhawny.org,
call (716) 886-1242 X 345, 
or call/text: (716) 245-5339
You will receive a confirmation email with log-in information

Jun
6
Sat
CONFERENCE LINE:Writing and Well-Being
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us as we work on prompts weekly and share them with one another, offering each other positive reinforcement.

HERE’S HOW TO GET INTO THE GROUP:

  1. Call MHA’s main phone number at 886-1242
  2. Enter the extension 401
  3. Enter the password 1234#

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/bda-bnwk-icf
+1 208-715-5740 PIN: 426599722#
View more phone numbers: https://tel.meet/bda-bnwk-icf?pin=3501407917754&hs=7

FUN ZOOM GAMES WITH ACE – Come and Join Us for an Hour of Fun and Games!
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Restoration Society, Inc.

FUN ZOOM GAMES WITH ACE – Come and Join Us for an Hour of Fun and Games!

Saturdays from 2 pm – 3 pm

Just go onto Zoom and join a meeting with:

Meeting ID: 331 953 201
Password: 945953

OR

Find the link on our Facebook Page!
RestorationSocietyInc

Jun
8
Mon
ZOOM: Coping with Stress and Anxiety During Covid-19 Support Group
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us as we share stories, emotions, and skills to manage fear. A virtual support group for adults. 
Monday 6PM
RSVP Bridget bmcnally@mhawny.org
or 716-886-1242×347
You will receive a confirmation email with log-in information

Jun
9
Tue
ZOOM: Depression, Anxiety, OCD, and Bipolar Support Group
Jun 9 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

This group is open to adults with mental health diagnoses
Please contact Bridget at bmcnally@mhawny.org to RSVP
You will receive a confirmation email with log-in information

Jun
10
Wed
ZOOM: Teen Peer Support Group
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 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.

For more info or to RSVP:
Email: peersupport@mhawny.org
Call: (716) 886-1242 X 345
Call or Text: (716) 245-5339

You will receive a confirmation email with log-in information

Fam Sup – Nia Falls
Jun 10 @ 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 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. 

Pre-registration is not required to attend.

Transportation may be available in the immediate Niagara Falls area. For transportation, call Maggie, 716-343-3061or Samantha, 716-278-4526.    

Exact location at thehospital is available at the main reception desk.

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.

Jun
11
Thu
Family Education meeting
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

7 – 7:30 p.m. Coffee/library time
7:30 p.m. Presentation:

TBA

Family Education Meetings are usually held on the 2nd Thursday of each month, except in December. Open to all.