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.