Events

Aug
7
Fri
ZOOM: 20-Something Support Group
Aug 7 @ 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

Aug
8
Sat
CONFERENCE LINE:Writing and Well-Being
Aug 8 @ 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
(US) +1 208-715-5740 PIN: 426599722#
View more phone numbers: https://tel.meet/bda-bnwk-icf?pin=3501407917754&hs=7

Aug
10
Mon
Adult MHFA – VIRTUAL Mental Health First Aid Trainings!
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

For adults 18+

2 hour online training prior to a 4-hour ZOOM training: All trainings 10am-2pm

To register e-mail Katie Walsh at Katie@compeerbuffalo.org ASAP

 

ZOOM: Coping with Stress and Anxiety During Covid-19 Support Group
Aug 10 @ 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

Aug
11
Tue
ZOOM: Depression, Anxiety, OCD, and Bipolar Support Group
Aug 11 @ 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

Aug
12
Wed
ZOOM: Teen Peer Support Group
Aug 12 @ 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

Aug
13
Thu
Zoom Fam Support Gp Online @ Online
Aug 13 @ 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.   

ZOOM: Family Support Group
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Video Chat Support Group for
Caregivers of Children, Teens and Young Adults ages 18-26

To sign-up:

RSVP to laney@mhawny.org  
You will receive a confirmation email with log-in information

Aug
14
Fri
ZOOM: 20-Something Support Group
Aug 14 @ 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

Aug
15
Sat
CONFERENCE LINE:Writing and Well-Being
Aug 15 @ 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
(US) +1 208-715-5740 PIN: 426599722#
View more phone numbers: https://tel.meet/bda-bnwk-icf?pin=3501407917754&hs=7