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

At this time, MHA’s Life Skills Services will be offering  virtual  sessions only.

Learn about our Covid Support Group

Monday Workshops

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

Description – check in to find out how everyone’s doing

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

Peer Support-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 – Monday through Wednesday – 1:45pm – 2:45pm

Description-Taking care of the whole person

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

Open Forum – Mondays – 2:30pm-3:30pm

Description: Workshop where peers can discuss topics of choice

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/43560989320
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412
Access Code: 435-609-893

Smoking Support- Mondays – 3:30-4:30PM

Description-Learn how to curve cravings, avoid pitfalls and gain support to eliminate 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

Tuesday Workshops

About Me – 9:30am – 10:30am

Description-learning who you are

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/-tuesdaywednesday930-1030
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123
Access Code: 536-768-901

Women’s Group – 10:00am – 11:30pm

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://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/womens-group-tuesdays-10-1130
You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 171-431-757

Boundaries – 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 – 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Description – setting goals for one’s 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-1200-100
You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (224) 501-3412
Access Code: 134-833-693

Communication Skills – 1:00-2:30

Description Strategies, techniques for positive, healthy communication with peers, loved ones.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/wellness-support-planning-starting-wednesday-novem
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123
Access Code: 286-175-989

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

Description-Taking care of the whole person

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 – Wednesdays & Fridays – 9:30-10:00 am

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://global.gotomeeting.com/join/8007607973ew
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3112
Access Code: 800-760-797

About Me – 9:30am – 10:30am

Description-learning who you are

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/-tuesdaywednesday930-1030

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

Access Code: 536-768-901

Procrastination – 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

Tea Time and Conversation – 10:45am – 11:45pm

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

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

Description – 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

Your Life’s Purpose – Wednesdays – 1:00pm-2:00pm

Description- central motivating aims of your life—the reasons you get up in the morning, what motivates you.   Discussion in a group setting of your life’s purpose.

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

You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (786) 535-3211 Access Code: 675-392-125

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

Description-Taking care of the whole person

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 – 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

Anger Management – 10:30am – 12:00pm

Description – Techniques, tips to cope with tense, hostile moments and communicate in a positive manner.

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

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

Description – 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 – 1:00pm -2:15pm

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/484028037
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 484-028-037

Attitude of Gratitude – Thursdays – 1:35-2:35

Description-Concentrate on being happy with life, finding the positive and embracing that.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/attitude-of-gratitude-thursdays-135-235
You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (646) 749-3122
Access Code: 889-898-725

What’s Happening? –  3:00pm – 3:30pm

Description – Chat with others to discuss on goings in the community and upcoming events.

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

WELLNESS JOURNEY-3:00PM – 4:00PM

Description-time for those to check in and review what they have done for their wellness coping skills such as exercise healthy food sleep etc, interactive opportunity for suggestions of team building.

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

Friday Workshops

Movement with Music – Wednesdays & Fridays – 9:30-10:00 am

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://global.gotomeeting.com/join/800760797
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3112
Access Code: 800-760-797

 

Mindfulness & Acceptance for Anxiety – Fridays – 10:30am-12:00pm

Description- Guide to breaking free from anxiety, phobias & worry using techniques of acceptance, commitment & meditation.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/mindfulness–acceptance-for-anxiety-fridays-1030am
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122
Access Code: 331-298-493

LGBTQ Support Group – Fridays 12:30pm-1:30pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/lgbtq-support-group-fridays-2pm-3pm
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412
Access Code: 721-657-357

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, Fridays – 2:30pm-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-230pm-330pm
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3311
Access Code: 941-596-893

Saturday Workshops

Forgiveness – Saturday – 10-11aM

Description-Learning to forgive, releasing to gain the freedom of peace

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/forgiveness-saturday-10-11a
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 887-224-925

Mutual Support with Lorrie – 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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