Mental Health Association’s Family Support Service
320 N. Goodman Street
Rochester, NY 14607
Contact: Nitza Rodriguez, Director
(585) 325-3145 x152
or contact us online
The Mental Health Association provides support to families of children with emotional or behavioral health challenges
A Family Peer Advocate is a caregiver who has experienced what you’re going through
- Support by phone, in person, in groups or individually
- Assistance with school issues—education advocacy
- Teen support
- Assistance in identifying and developing natural supports
- Caregiver discussion, education and skill-building groups
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|Temper Tamers||Coffee Club|
|Daytimers||Parents of Teens Support Group|
|PEACE (Teen Support) Group||Strengthening and Empowering Families with Young Children|
Call Melenie Stanton at 585-325-3145 x117 for information or to sign up.
Tuesdays in May 2021 – focus is on preschool to school age children
Wednesdays in May 2021 – Focus is on the Tween and Teenage Years
May 5th, 2021: No Workshop/Class due to Conference.
May 12th, 2021: “Strengthening Families Program” INTRO Lesson and Lesson #1.
May 19th, 2021: “Strengthening Families Program” Lesson #2 “Communicate with Love/Understanding”
May 26th, 2021: “Strengthening Families Program” Lesson #3 “The Five R’s for a Happy Home.”
Thursdays in May 2021 – Focus is on Preschool age children
May 6th, 2021: “Strengthening Families Program” Lesson #10 “Values, Traditions, and Service”.
May 13th, 2021: “The Whole Brain Child” Part 2.
May 20th, 2021: “How Difficult Can This Be?” Richard Lavoie.
May 27th, 2021: “Unconditional Parenting” Part 2 of 2.
Fridays in may 2021 – focus is on preschool and under-age children
May 7th, May 14th, May 21st, and May 28th.
PARENTS OF TEENS SUPPORT GROUP
If you’re raising a teenager with behavioral and/or emotional challenges, this might be the group for you. Parents of Teens is an opportunity to meet, talk, listen, and learn about the ups and downs that happen while raising a teenager. It’s a great place to get support from people who understand.
Monday, January 25, 2021:
February 8, 2021:
February 22, 2021:
March 8, 2021:
March 22, 2021:
April 5, 2021:
April 19, 2021:
May 3, 2021:
May 17, 2021:
**Attention consumers or family members of OPWDD (I/DD), OMH (mental health), and OASAS (addiction) services in Monroe County!
The Monroe County Office of Mental Health wants to know what you think about services to help us plan. Please participate in the consumer and/or family member survey – see the link below.
The intent of this survey is to collect community feedback regarding Mental Health, Substance Use and Developmental Disability services offered in Monroe County that will be used in planning for future services.
Your response to the survey is voluntary, you can choose to answer as few or as many questions as you prefer, and it should take less than 10 minutes, depending on how much detail you include.
Or Scan this QR code:
Survey Deadline is: July 3rd at 5pm!
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