Life Skills

The Mental Health Association’s Life Skills services are a stepping-stone on your path to mental wellness.
If you’re ready to begin your journey to mental wellness, Life Skills may be the starting point for you.

  • With Life Skills you can participate in workshops that assist and guide you as you work through your recovery.  Call 585-325-3145 x215
  • Life Skills can help connect you to resources in the community.

Give us a call at 585-325-3145!

Front Desk:  x210
Hope Johnson, Program Coordinator:  x113

MHA’s Life Skills Services offers virtual and in-person workshops.

Learn about our Covid Support Group

Monday Workshops:

Meditation Mondays – 9:30am – 10:00 am 

Description-Focus on positive thoughts and energy for calmness.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/meditation-mondays
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3311
Access Code: 153-826-565

 

JOURNALING – 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Description-Recording feelings and emotions, making lists of dreams and desires, problem solving records and setting goals.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/920880357
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (312) 757-3121
Access Code: 920-880-357

 

Mutual Support – 11:30am – 12:15pm

Description-Support peers in any stage of recovery
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/328713189
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123
Access Code: 328-713-189

 

Music history – 12:30pm – 1:15pm

Description-Join us for this peer-led workshop to learn of music greats and their rise to stardom.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/726485941
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (312) 757-3121
Access Code: 726-485-941

 

Strength Based Recovery – 1:30pm – 2:15pm

Description-Believing in ourselves and focusing on the gifts and strengths we have while moving forward in recovery.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/903721165
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (312) 757-3121
Access Code: 903-721-165

 

Spanish 103 –  2:30pm – 3:15pm

Description-You’ve learned the basics of Spanish now it’s time to speak in full sentences.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/263240077
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3412
Access Code: 263-240-077

 

Tuesday Workshops:

Budgeting Follow up – 9:30am – 10:00am

Description-Discuss spending habits, savings and tips to continue on a positive path to achieve financial goals.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/664562461
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 664-562-461

 

Positive Communications – 10:15am – 11:00am

Description-Learn how to communicate positively.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/483240589
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (786) 535-3211
Access Code: 483-240-589

 

Problem Solving – 11:15am – 12:00pm

Description-Come join us and learn problem-solving skills to combat difficulties faced.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/478763237
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412
Access Code: 478-763-237

Mindfulness & Acceptance for Anxiety – 12:30pm – 1:15pm

Description-Break free from anxiety and phobias using techniques of A.C.M. (acceptance, commitment and meditation).
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/911315157
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122
Access Code: 911-315-157

 

Spanish 103 –  2:30pm – 3:15pm

Description-You’ve learned the basics of Spanish now it’s time to speak in full sentences.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/263240077
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3412
Access Code: 263-240-077

 

Walk & Unwind – 3:30PM – 4:00PM

ONSITE ONLY

 

Wednesday Workshops:

*Programs will end at 2:00pm on Wednesday, September 15th*

Women’s group9:30am – 10:15am

Description-Supportive group for women together to discuss topics in a safe environment while promoting mental health & wellness.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/233558901
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412
Access Code: 233-558-901

 

Self Esteem – 10:30am – 11:15am

Description-Build your confidence self-worth and respect of peers.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/572240877
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3412
Access Code: 572-240-877

 

Anger Management – 11:30am – 12:15pm

Description-Learn how to communicate positively with tone, body language and overall interactions while learning de-escalation techniques.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/271607773
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (312) 757-3121
Access Code: 271-607-773

 

Music history – 12:30pm – 1:15pm

Description-Join us for this peer-led workshop to learn of music greats and their rise to stardom.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/726485941
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (312) 757-3121
Access Code: 726-485-941

 

Cognitive game time – 1:30 – 2:15

Description-We exercise for health and wellness, now join us for cognitive exercises to assist with building memory and cognitive functions.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/498592509
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122
Access Code: 498-592-509

 

Midweek check in with peers – 2:30pm – 3:15pm

Description-Opportunity for peers to discuss thoughts, feelings and express concerns of groups.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/267132581
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 267-132-581

*Programs will end at 2:00pm on Wednesday, September 15th*

Thursday Workshops:

Budgeting  Follow up  – 9:30am – 10:00am

Description – Follow up to our budgeting series. Discuss spending habits, savings and continue on a positive path to achieve financial goals.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/664562461
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 664-562-461

 

Healthy eating habits – 10:15am – 11:00am

Description-For those faced with challenges of unhealthy eating. Join us to learn how to eat healthy and lose weight.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/543130045
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3412
Access Code: 543-130-045

Managing Emotions – 11:15am – 12:00pm

Description-Recognizing the power of our emotions and influence upon our life.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/714824101
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 714-824-101

 

Mandela Mindfulness – 2:00pm – 2:45pm

DescriptionPresent a soothing technique to relax the mind, body while in recovery
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/642294253
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3112
Access Code: 642-294-253

 

Wellness Planning – 3:00pm – 3:45pm

Description-Understand and gain insight of self-care and create a wellness plan to sustain your overall welfare.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/445539645
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 445-539-645

 

Friday Workshops:

Movement with Music – 9:30am – 10:00am

Description – Join us and start the day with safe exercises for any age group.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/336232557
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (312) 757-3121
Access Code: 336-232-557

 

Onsite Resource Support – 10:15AM – 10:45AM

ONSITE ONLY
Description-Inquiries and support for community resources such as food, clothing and housing

 

 

Breakfast break – 10:45am – 11:15am

ONSITE ONLY
Description-Opportunity for peers to socialize with each other

 

Anger Management – 11:30am – 12:15pm

Description – Learn how to communicate positively with tone, body language and overall interactions while learning de-escalation techniques.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/271607773
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (312) 757-3121
Access Code: 271-607-773

 

Music history – 12:30pm – 1:15pm

Description-Join us for this peer-led workshop to learn of music greats and their rise to stardom.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/726485941
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (312) 757-3121
Access Code: 726-485-941

 

Cognitive game time – 1:30PM – 2:15PM

Description-We exercise for health and wellness, now join us for cognitive exercises to assist with building memory and cognitive functions.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/498592509
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122
Access Code: 498-592-509

 

Cooking – VIRTUAL 1:30pm – 2:15pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/743177965
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 743-177-965

 

MANAGING MY ADDICTIONS – 3:00pm – 3:45PM

Description – Communicate in a non-judgmental environment to discuss your addiction.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/managing-my-addictions-fridays-300pm-400pm
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3311
Access Code: 941-596-893

 

Saturday Workshops:

Mutual Support – VIRTUAL – 11:00am – 11:45am

Description-Need support outside of the typical work week? We’re here. Join this group of peers to discuss issues, listen to each other and gain support from senior staff.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/322186013
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3311
Access Code: 322-186-013

 

Practical Guide to Life – VIRTUAL – 12:00pm – 12:45pm

Description – In-depth discussions about coping skills in life.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/220917973
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 220-917-973

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Recipe Archive:

BARB’S CHILI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BARB’S MACARONI SALAD

 

 

 

 

BARB’S SPAGHETTI

CHICKEN PAPRIKA

CHEESECAKE

 

 

 

MEATLOAF

 

 

Banana Bread with nuts

Pineapple chicken bowl

Classic Deviled Eggs

 

Mac & Cheese with Chicken & Broccoli

 

Easy Chicken & Dumplings

Traditional Pasta Salad

Goulash

Stuffed Peppers

Caesar Potato Salad

 

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