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 will be offering a hybrid model of virtual and in-person sessions for many of our workshops.  Please see the workshop for details

Please be aware of the following guidelines:

  • Registration is required to attend in-person sessions.  Please call (585) 325-3145 x 210 in advance to secure your registration.  You will not be allowed to attend in person unless you have registered in advance.
  • Please attend only during your registered workshop.  You will not be permitted to arrive early and you must leave the premises as soon as your workshop has finished.
  • No food or beverages will be allowed at this time.  There will be no refrigerator or microwave available for your use, so please plan accordingly.
  • Masks are required at all times.
  • You must use the provided hand sanitizer upon entering the building, as well as any time it is appropriate to do so while attending.  Washing your hands with soap and water is encouraged as well.

Virtual and in-person Workshops:

Monday Workshops

Check in chat – virtual – from 9:30am – 10:00am

Description – check in to find out how everyone’s doing, and how eventful all was

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/691070773
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3311
Access Code: 691-070-773

The Formula to Job Search Resilience from 11:00am – 12:00pm

Description: Looking to advance, break into a new field or re-enter the workforce, this workshop’s for you.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/the-formula-to-job-search-resilience
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122
Access Code: 430-636-421

Peer Support from 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Description – Group discussion led by senior peers to provide support in any form of recovery

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/peer-support-mondays
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (312) 757-3121
Access Code: 386-958-333

Self Care to Wellness-Virtual – Monday through Wednesday 1:45pm – 2:45pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/self-care-to-wellness-monday-wednesday-145-245
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3112
Access Code: 769-550-717

Words as spiritual tools from 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Description – Workshop to bring peace, joy and spiritual awareness regardless of any denomination.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/435609893
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412
Access Code: 435-609-893

Smoking Cessation from 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Description – Learn how to curve cravings, avoid pitfalls and gain mutual support in kicking the habit.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/928487085
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412
Access Code: 928-487-085

Cooking with Dana from 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/cooking-with-dana—mondays-at-300pm
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3112
Access Code: 730-072-445

Tuesday Workshops

About Me – Virtual – from 9:30am – 10:30am

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/about-me-tuesdays-930-1030
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123
Access Code: 536-768-901

Women’s Group from 10:00am – 12:00pm

Description – Want to make new friends in a social circle, then this peer group is for you.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/171431757
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 171-431-757

Boundaries – Virtual – from 10:45am – 11:45am

Description – setting boundaries for safety, health and mental support

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/boundaries-tuesday-1045-1145

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 112-985-877

Goal Setting/Problem Solving – Virtual – from 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Description – setting goals for ones self and solving the problems you may encounter on the road to recovery.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/goal-settingproblem-solving-tuesdays-1200-130

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 134-833-693

Music History on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/music-history-on-tuesdays

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (571) 317-3112

Access Code: 189-030-541

WRAP from 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Description – A group to discuss a Wellness Recovery Action Plan to support in any aspects of life throughout your recovery

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/593223381\

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (872) 240-3212

Access Code: 593-223-381

Self Care to Wellness-Virtual – Monday through Wednesday 1:45pm – 2:45pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/self-care-to-wellness-monday-wednesday-145-245

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3112

Access Code: 769-550-717

 

Wednesday Workshops

Movement with Music on Wednesday & Friday from 9:30-10:00

Description – For all ages, fun way to jump start your day with music and movement.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/movement-with-music
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3131
Access Code: 255-726-717

Meditation – virtual – 10:00am – 11:00am

Description – Focus and concentrate on life’s goals
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/meditation-with-a-twist-1
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122
Access Code: 622-931-285

Procrastination from 10:30am – 11:30am

Description – Putting tasks off to the last minute, this workshop is for you. Provides tips, ideas for proactivity

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/247750509
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412
Access Code: 247-750-509

Credit Counseling Services of Rochester from 10:30am – 12:00pm on 9/2 & 9/16 – Link to come —

 

Tea Time and Conversation – Virtual – from 11:15am – 12:15pm

Description – Have tea in comforts of your home with discussion

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/tea-time-and-conversation

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (872) 240-3212

Access Code: 523-809-413

Music History on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/music-history-on-tuesdays

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (571) 317-3112

Access Code: 189-030-541

Coping in the New Normal – Virtual – Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday from 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Description – Progression of daily living amongst covid-19

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/coping-in-the-new-normal-wednesday
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3412
Access Code: 950-836-205

Crotchet from 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Description – Beginner or advanced, learn how to crotchet or come in to present ideas, develop relationships

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/846338813

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 846-338-813

Self Care to Wellness-Virtual – Monday through Wednesday 1:45pm – 2:45pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/self-care-to-wellness-monday-wednesday-145-245
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3112
Access Code: 769-550-717

 

 

Thursday Workshops

Morning Chats from 9:30am – 10:00am

Description – Positive thoughts and conversation to begin a rewarding day

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/morning-chats-thursday-930-1000
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3311
Access Code: 373-579-101

Self Esteem from 10:30am – 12:00pm

Description – Feeling like you do not have the confidence, this workshop is designed to help you conquer the doubt, recognize inner worth and build confidence.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/292509821
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3112
Access Code: 292-509-821

Coping in the New Normal – Virtual – Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday from 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Description – Progression of daily living amongst covid-19

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/coping-in-the-new-normal-wednesday
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3412
Access Code: 950-836-205

Mandela Mindfulness from 1:00pm – 2:15pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/484028037
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 484-028-037

Art of Happiness – virtual – 1:35pm – 3:00pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/art-of-happiness-thursdays-135-300
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122
Access Code: 889-898-725

Wellness Journey from 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/my-wellness-journey-1

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (408) 650-3123

Access Code: 824-661-429

Recap of the Day from 3:00pm – 3:30pm

Description – Chat with others to discuss your day and find common ground.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/279538573
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123
Access Code: 279-538-573

Friday Workshops

Movement with Music on Wednesday & Friday from 9:30-10:00

Description – For all ages, fun way to jump start your day with music and movement.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/movement-with-music
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3131
Access Code: 255-726-717

Anger management from 10:30am – 12:00pm

Description – Learn about what triggers you and how to manage anger

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/875488349

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 875-488-349

Brunch with Dana from 11:15am – 12:30pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/cooking-q-and-a

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (669) 224-3412

Access Code: 847-771-765

Book club from 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Description – Like to read? Come in and join our book club for conversation and great topics

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/764070565

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (408) 650-3123

Access Code: 764-070-565

Managing my Addictions from 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Description – Communicate in a non-judgmental environment and create a Wellness Recovery Action Plan

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/managing-my-addictions-on Fridays230pm-330pm

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (408) 650-3123

Access Code: 752-420-309

Saturday Workshops

Be The Change You Want to See – Virtual – from 10:00am – 11:00am

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/be-the-change-you-want-to-see-saturday-1000-1100

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (669) 224-3412

Access Code: 958-558-821

Coping in the New Normal – Virtual – Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday from 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Description – Progression of daily living amongst covid-19

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/coping-in-the-new-normal-wednesday
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3412
Access Code: 950-836-205

Mutual Support with Lorrie – Virtual – from 1:35pm – 2:45pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/mutual-support

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 739-247-269

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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