National Recovery Month Schedule at MHA

National Recovery Month Schedule at MHA

In celebration of National Recovery Month, the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) is adding the following to their usual schedule:

Tuesdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018, 11 a.m.-noon, Medication Assisted Therapy: Presented in conjunction with UPMC Chautauqua to assist people using medications or thinking of using medications to support their recovery. Free.

Mondays, September 10, 17, 24, 2018, 5-6 p.m., Intro to CRAFT and the MHA: Instructors of CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) will talk about the MHA and CRAFT with families and friends of people in recovery. Followed by the regular 6-7:30 Family Support group that uses CRAFT to teach how to support those still using substances and guide them to treatment. Free.

Thursday, September 13, 2018, noon-3 p.m., Tie Dye for Hope & Suicide Awareness: Refreshments and friendship from noon to 1 p.m., followed by a tie-dye workshop, 1-3 p.m. Bring a white cotton apparel item to tie-dye. Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention is providing the tie dye supplies; a limited number of t-shirts will be available, if needed. Free.

Monday, September 17, 2018, 6 p.m., Narcan Training: Learn how to reverse an opioid overdose and save a life. Along with your training, you will be given a Narcan kit. Free.

Thursday, September 27, 2018, noon-2 p.m., Recovery Walk and Recovery Jam Luncheon: A short walk along the Riverwalk followed by stories of hope, fellowship, and luncheon. Free.

All event 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.

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