Creative Wellness Opportunities

Creative Wellness Opportunities (CWO) workshops and mutual support groups are formed and facilitated by peers in recovery and are designed to be shared with individuals focused on their mental health journeys.

Creative Wellness Opportunities is currently providing virtual and in-person workshops and support groups each week. Directions to connect to the virtual workshops and mutual support groups available via computer, tablet or phone are posted with the listings below.

Our current offerings include a variety of creative arts workshops, meditation, yoga and mutual support groups.

Please indicate interest by calling 585.325.3145 ext. 144 if you are new to us.

Opportunities are for adults over age 18 who have lived-experience with mental health conditions. These are offered during the day in-person/virtual Mondays – Fridays and virtual only on Saturdays.

No referral necessary. 

We are located at: 320 N. Goodman Street, Rochester, NY 14607 | Suite 202

Covid-19 Vaccine Resources: click here

We have returned to a monthly newsletter and calendar!

See the August Newsletter here!

See the August Calendar here!

Scroll down for links to join the workshops virtually.

Please note: Before attending in-person workshops, please read the CWO Safety Guidelines 2022.

Current Exhibit Viewing Hours:

Annual Show 2022: Resilience

See this collection of creative works from the CWO peer community. See the show Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm

Current Window Display:

Our creative bird habitat window display is up and available for outdoor viewing! It highlights colorful birds & bird houses created by Ron Suppe a Creative Wellness Opportunities artist.

Virtual links to join August Workshops online:

Mondays:

All Monday workshops are in-person only. (see full calendar via link above)

Tuesdays:

Splash of Color: 11am-12:45pm

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link:

https://meet.goto.com/cwomha/splash-of-color
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 818-126-821

Mutual Support Group: 11am – 1pm

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link:

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHA–CWO/mutual-support-group—cwo

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 719-844-205

Community Circle, 2pm-3pm

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link:

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHA–CWO/community-circle—cwo 

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States:+1 (872) 240-3412

Access Code: 617-162-549

Wednesdays:

Collage: 11am-12:30pm

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link:

https://meet.goto.com/cwomha/collage
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122
Access Code: 660-505-261

Women’s Depression Mutual Support Group: 12pm-1pm

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link:

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHA–CWO/womens-depression-mutual-support-group-cwo 

You can also dial in using your phone. 

United States:+1 (571) 317-3122                                            

Access Code: 415-950-549 

Virtual 20 Minute Learn to Meditate: Mini Meditation, 2pm-2:20pm

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link: 

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHA–CWO/learn-to-meditate
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: 
+1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 326-428-173

Thursdays:

Art Journaling: 1pm-2:30pm

Hear a little bit about the process of Art Journaling from this short video example:

https://www.facebook.com/660441132/posts/10159948039991133/?d=n

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link:

https://www.gotomeet.me/cwomha/art-journaling

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (872) 240-3311

Access Code: 710-563-485

Meditation & Mindfulness: 4pm-4:30pm

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link:

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHA–CWO/meditation–mindfulness—cwo

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (872) 240-3212

Access Code: 978-396-189

Fridays

Gentle Yoga: 11am – 12pm (Fri.)

Here’s a list of common objects that might serve as good substitutes for yoga props:

Yoga mat – beach/bath towel, carpet, blanket, or go wild and don’t use one!

Yoga blanket – beach/bath towel, heavy blanket

Yoga strap – rolled-up, old towel, belt, (clean) dog leash 🙂

Yoga block – thick hard cover books

Yoga bolster – couch cushion, pillow or large floor pillow

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link:

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHA–CWO/gentle-yoga—cwo 

You can also dial in using your phone. 

United States: +1 (646) 749-3112 

Access Code: 232-112-765 

Meditative Mandalas: 12pm-1pm

Example by Judy Sallmen

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link:

https://meet.goto.com/cwomha/meditative-mandalas
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3311
Access Code: 262-568-709
 

Mutual Support Group: 1pm-2pm

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link:

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHA–CWO/mutual-support-group—cwo 

You can also dial in using your phone. 

United States: +1 (224) 501-3412 

Access Code: 719-844-205 

Saturdays:

Open Studio: 11am-1:30pm 

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link:

https://www.gotomeet.me/cwomha/open-studio 

You can also dial in using your phone. 

United States: +1 (408) 650-3123 

Access Code: 127-133-725 

Mutual Support Group: 11:30am-12:30pm

Join the group from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking on this link:

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHA–CWO/mutual-support-group—cwo 

You can also dial in using your phone. 

United States: +1 (224) 501-3412 

Access Code: 719-844-205 

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