Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) September & October Events

Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) September & October Events

All are free and take place at the MHA, Gateway Center rear, 31 Water St., Door 14, Jamestown, N.Y. To learn more, call (716) 661-9044 or visit mhachautauqua.org  or facebook.com/MHAChautauqua.

Mondays, September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 9-10 a.m., Cognitive Recovery Peer Support Group: Self-help based on changing your thinking.

Mondays, September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Recovery Cooking Group: Group led by Chef Sean Jones.

Mondays, September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018, 12-1 p.m., Self Help and Advocacy Peer Support Group: Skills building group focused on advocacy and boundaries.

Mondays, September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018, 6-7 p.m., Family Support Group

Tuesdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Refuge Recovery. Based on Buddhist Principles, this is the first of this fellowship in New York State outside of New York City. The group is led by a Buddhist and includes meditation at each meeting.

Tuesdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018, 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m., The Shack Reading Group: Pastor Mark Hurst facilitates discussion sparked by The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity, the book by William Paul Young that is now a movie.

Tuesdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Women’s PTSD Support Group: Trauma-focused women’s group.

Tuesdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018, 12:10-1 p.m., AA Living Sober Peer Support Group: Meditation or topic meeting.

Tuesdays September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018, 1-2 p.m., Men’s PTSD Peer Support Group: Trauma-focused group.

Tuesdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018, 1-2 p.m., Women’s Peer Support Group: A gender specific open topic on varied subjects. 

Tuesdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018, 2-3 p.m., PTSD Peer Support Group: Trauma focused group.

Tuesdays, September 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018, 2-3 p.m., Chapel: With pastors from two different denominations at each service (NEW, STARTING SEPTEMBER 25)

Tuesdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018, 2-3 p.m., Anger Management Group: Develop and discuss skills for dealing with anger; call first (716) 661-9044.

Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2018, 10-11 a.m., Knitting for Wellbeing: The focus and repetitive action of knitting helps with wellness recovery. A starter kit is provided, no experience is necessary, both men and women are encouraged to participate.

Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2018, 10-10:50 a.m., Recovery Talks: A group to explore various means of recovery.   

Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2018, 11-11:50 a.m., Mental Health 101: Basics of mental health vocabulary, theory and application.

Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2018, 12-1 p.m., We Believe Support Group:  A 12 Step recovery group based on biblical principles.

Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2018, 12-12:50 p.m., Life Recovery Peer Support Group: A 12-step group based on Biblical principles.

Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2018, 1-1:45 p.m., Self Help and Advocacy Peer Support Group: Skills building group focused on advocacy and boundaries.

Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2018, 2-2:50 p.m., Living Clean Peer Support Group: Discussion group focused on NA book of the same name.

Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Mindfulness Peer Support Group: Meditation skills and group meditation.

Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Recovery Focus Peer Support Group: Mental health topic oriented discussion focusing on skills for achieving and maintaining recovery.

Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018, 12-12:50 p.m., Beyond Stigma Peer Support Group: Focus on the brain and the way active addiction changes the body. Discussion on perception of experience.

Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018, 2-3 p.m., PTSD/Poetry Group: Trauma group using poetry to find healing.

Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018, 6-7 p.m., Parents of Angels Peer Support Group: For parents who have experienced the tragic death of a child; call first (716) 661-9044.

Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018, 6-7 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous Peer Support Group: 12-step recovery program.

Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018, 7-8 p.m., SMART Recovery Peer Support Group: 4-Point Program that helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors.

Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018, 7-8 p.m., Women’s PTSD Peer Support Group: focuses on developing skills to heal trauma for people in recovery.

Fridays, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018, 10-11 a.m., Learning to Live Again Peer Support Group: Chemical dependency group focused on the book of the same title.

Fridays, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Rotating Topic Group: Different community-based organizations or speakers provide information.

Fridays, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018, 12-1 p.m., Out of Control Peer Support Group: Skill building peer group that focuses on managing negative thoughts and behaviors

Saturdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018, 10-11 a.m., AA Living Sober Peer Support Group: Meditation or topic meeting. 

Saturdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Common Bonds Peer Support Group: Self-help open discussion on recovery in daily living. 

Saturdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018, 1-2 p.m., Treatment/RUS Support Group: Peer support focused on court programs.

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