Events

Jan
1
Fri
Senior Companion “Phone Connection” Program Accepting Recipients
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day

Senior Companion “Phone Connection” Program Accepting Recipients: This free program serves as an alternative to providing in-home visits; must be 55 or older and living in Erie County

People Inc.
January 2021 – Ongoing
Contact: Alissa Yax at ayax@people-inc.org or call 716.768.2381

Jan
26
Tue
ZOOM: Depression, Anxiety, OCD, and Bipolar Support Group
Jan 26 @ 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

Nurtured Heart Approach Part 2
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Nurtured Heart Approach (NHA) is a language based approach that can help you regain focus and power and rebuild the love you want in your home.

Structure, Routine and Strategies during COVID-19
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Strategies for setting up routine and structure in the home when child are engaged in hybrid-model schooling.

Jan
27
Wed
Free Adult Mental Health First Aid Training
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

January 13 & 27 9 AM – 3 PM
Free Adult Mental Health First Aid Training
Community Health Center of Buffalo
Contact Sunday Lamwaka to register or for more information at slamwaka@chcb.net

Mental Health Support Group with Stu Rubin
Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Mental Health Support Group with Stu Rubin

HERE’S HOW TO JOIN THE GROUP
Call MHA’s main phone number at 886-1242
Enter the extension 401
Enter the password 1234#

En Español: Charla Con Nosotros With Lizarelis Ali
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

¡Estamos respondiendo sus preguntas e inquietudes!

Zoom Fam Support Gp Online
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 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.

Jan
28
Thu
Buffalo Family & Caregivers Chat With Kim Hernandez & Lizarelis Ali
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Buffalo families: we want to hear from you! Join us to discuss your questions and concerns.

Poetry Reading with Craig Keller
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Poetry Reading with Craig Keller
HERE’S HOW TO JOIN THE CALL:
Call MHA’s main phone number at 886-1242
Enter the extension 401
Enter the password 1234#