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

Beginning Monday, July 13, 2020, 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

 

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

**This workshop is virtual only**

Start your day with a low-impact movement class set to music.

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

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/255726717

Managing My Addictions – from 10 am – 11 am

**This workshop is virtual only**

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/managing-my-addictions

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 749-427-301

COVID-19 Job Search Insights – From 11 am – 12 noon

**This workshop is virtual only**

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/covid19-job-search-insights

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 156-151-733

Reducing Isolation – From 12 noon – 1 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

In the ‘new normal’ of social distancing, we can all learn tips and tricks to reduce our isolation.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/reducing-isolation

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 170-608-981

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/170608981

Cooking With Dana – From 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/cooking-with-dana—mondays-at-130pm

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

Access Code: 730-072-445

(Scroll to the bottom of the page to see our past recipes!)

 

Stuffed Peppers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming up:

Caesar Potato Salad

Unwind – from 4 pm – 5 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

End the day with a relaxing centering practice.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/unwind

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123

Access Code: 136-153-717

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/136153717

 

Tuesday Workshops

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

Onsite and Virtual – Registration required for onsite by calling (585)325-3145 x210

Start your day with a low-impact movement class set to music.

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

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/255726717

Women’s Rap – from 10 am – 11:30 am

Onsite and Virtual – Registration required for onsite by calling (585)325-3145 x210

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/womens-rap

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3311

Access Code: 565-211-653

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/565211653

Let Your Spirit Soar: Awakening Meaning in Changing Times – from 10:30 am – 11:30 am

**This workshop is virtual only**

In this class, we will study four practices we can learn and develop together during these uniquely challenging times.   

We will learn together, and go on to practice with continuous effort to bring meaning, clarity, and stability to our daily lives. 

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/new-meeting

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 571-181-269

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/136153717

Adapting To Change – from 12 NOON – 1 PM

**This workshop is virtual only**

Change is all around us, and learning to adapt is part of being resilient. Together we can manage change in our lives.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/adapting-to-change

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122

Access Code: 741-080-621

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/741080621

Grief and Loss – From 1 pm – 2 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/grief-and-loss-1

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123

Access Code: 361-858-653

Mutual Support – From 2 pm – 3 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

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

smoking cessation – FROM 3 PM – 4 PM

**This workshop is virtual only**

A support group for anyone who is in any stage of taking steps to quit smoking.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/smoking-cessation-1

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (786) 535-3211

Access Code: 507-290-573

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/507290573

Unwind – from 4 pm – 5 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

End the day with a relaxing centering practice.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/unwind

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123

Access Code: 136-153-717

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/136153717

 

Wednesday Workshops

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

**This workshop is virtual only**

Start your day with a low-impact movement class set to music.

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

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/255726717

Meditation With A Twist – From 10 am – 11 am

**This workshop is virtual only**

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

Tea Time and Conversation – From 11 Am – 12 noon

**This workshop is virtual only**

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

Reducing Isolation – From 12 noon – 1 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

In the ‘new normal’ of social distancing, we can all learn tips and tricks to reduce our isolation.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/reducing-isolation

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 170-608-981

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/170608981

Mandala Mindfulness – From 1 pm – 2 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

Mindfulness techniques and tips using mandalas

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/mandala-mindfulness

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (786) 535-3211

Access Code: 930-010-037

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/930010037

Story Circles – From 2 pm – 3 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/story-circles-1

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212

Access Code: 399-641-157

Crochet With Barb – From 3 pm – 4 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/crochet-with-barb

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212

Access Code: 521-957-845

Unwind – from 4 pm – 5 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

End the day with a relaxing centering practice.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/unwind

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123

Access Code: 136-153-717

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/136153717

 

Thursday Workshops

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

**This workshop is virtual only**

Start your day with a low-impact movement class set to music.

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

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/255726717

Communication Skills – From 10:30 am – 12 noon

**This workshop is virtual only**

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/communication-skills-1

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 928-704-485

Reducing Isolation – From 12 noon – 1 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

In the ‘new normal’ of social distancing, we can all learn tips and tricks to reduce our isolation.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/reducing-isolation

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 170-608-981

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/170608981

The Art of Happiness – From 1 pm – 3 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/the-art-of-happiness

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122

Access Code: 520-254-645

My Wellness Journey – From 3 pm – 4 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

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

Unwind – from 4 pm – 5 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

End the day with a relaxing centering practice.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/unwind

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123

Access Code: 136-153-717

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/136153717

LGTBQ+ Support Group – From 5 pm – 6 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/lgbtq-support-group

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122

Access Code: 429-734-165

 

Friday Workshops

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

Onsite and Virtual – Registration required for onsite by calling (585)325-3145 x210

Start your day with a low-impact movement class set to music.

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

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/255726717

Anger Management – From 10 am – 12 noon

Onsite and Virtual – Registration required for onsite by calling (585)325-3145 x210

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/anger-management-1

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

Access Code: 639-270-229

Adapting To Change – from 12 NOON – 1 PM

**This workshop is virtual only**

Change is all around us, and learning to adapt is part of being resilient. Together we can manage change in our lives.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/adapting-to-change

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122

Access Code: 741-080-621

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/741080621

Cooking With Dana Q & A – from 1:30 pm – 3 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

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

Unwind – from 4 pm – 5 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

End the day with a relaxing centering practice.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/unwind

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123

Access Code: 136-153-717

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/136153717

Saturday Workshops

Let Your Spirit Soar: Awakening Meaning in Changing Times – from 10 am – 11 am

**This workshop is virtual only**

In this class, we will study four practices we can learn and develop together during these uniquely challenging times.   

We will learn together, and go on to practice with continuous effort to bring meaning, clarity, and stability to our daily lives. 

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/new-meeting

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 571-181-269

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/136153717

Adapting To Change – From 11 AM – 12 NOON

**This workshop is virtual only**

Change is all around us, and learning to adapt is part of being resilient. Together we can manage change in our lives.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/adapting-to-change

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122

Access Code: 741-080-621

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/741080621

Reducing Isolation – From 12 noon – 1 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

In the ‘new normal’ of social distancing, we can all learn tips and tricks to reduce our isolation.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/reducing-isolation

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 170-608-981

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/170608981

chit chats – from 1 pm – 2 pm

**This workshop is virtual only**

An open forum to support and encourage one another.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/chit-chats

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3131

Access Code: 540-955-165

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/540955165

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

 

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