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

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

Open Forum Monday’s 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/435609893
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412
Access Code: 435-609-893

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

Smoking Cessation-Monday’s 3:30-4:30PM

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

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/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-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 – 1:30pm

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-1200-130 You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412
Access Code: 134-833-693

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

Positive Relationships-2:00pm-3:00pm

DescriptionWorkshop to build, stabilize and strengthen your relationships in life

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://www.gotomeet.me/MHARochester/positive-relationships-tuesdays-200pm-300pm You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 573-752-301

Wellness support planning-Tuesday’s 1:00-1:45

Descriptionworkshop on completing a wellness recovery plan to remain healthy

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

Wednesday Workshops

Movement with Music-Wednesday’s & Friday’s 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

Meditation -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-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 -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

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

New Year Goals-Wednesday’s 1:00pm-2:00pm

Description-Say goodbye to 2020, and create goals for 2021 that we can achieve together.

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

Self Esteem-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 -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

Art of Happiness- 1:35pm – 3:00pm

Description- to know the sources of Happiness and what goes into being Happy and accepting it.

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-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

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-Wednesday’s & Friday’s 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-Friday’s 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

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

LGBTQ Support Group-Friday’s 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

Managing My Addictions, Friday’s 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

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

Description- Think of and discuss volunteer opportunities in your community to make it better place, environment

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 -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

 

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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