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2021-3-12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Wellness Chats

NAMI-NYC Wellness Chats
A place for anyone who needs to connect. Share how you’re handling life these days – your wellness, your mood…the good, the not-so-good, and the in-between. Share how you’re coping and dealing with anxiety during these challenging times. We all must physically distance, but we can still connect. Every Friday 1pm to 2pm ET. 

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2021-3-12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Black Minds Matter

This is a peer support group for people who identify as Black and are living with mental illness. 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, 6pm to 7:30pm ET.

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2021-3-13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Meditation and Relaxation

Come as you are. Leave feeling more relaxed. For anyone who wants to bring their shoulders down below their ears. Every 2nd Saturday, 2:30pm to 3:30pm ET.

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2021-3-13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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The Music Group

Join us for the Music Group!  If you have an instrument to play, bring it.  And if you like to sing along, that’s great too!  Open to family members and adults living with mental illness. 2nd Saturday of the month, 4pm to 5:30pm.

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2021-3-15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Peer-to-Peer (3/1 – 4/19)

Peer-to-Peer is a free, 8-week class for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a team of trained “mentors” who are living healthy and productive lives with mental illness. Participants learn the tools needed to take control of their own wellness and recovery. Class topics include:

  • Understanding mental health disorders, with possible co-occurring substance abuse, treatment, and medication.
  • Addressing stigma, discrimination, and relationship issues.
  • How to identify tell-tale feelings, behaviors, or events that may warn of impending relapse.
  • Creating a “relapse prevention plan”.
  • The connection between a healthy lifestyle and mental health recovery.

“It made me feel I was not alone in coping with mental illness. It gave me hope that I could recover and that my life would not always be filled with chaos, and it gave me positive role models to inspire me to strive for recuperation and success in life.”

New classes always starting! Learn more here, and then get in touch to get on the waitlist for the next class.

2021-3-15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Family & Friends of People with Mood Disorders

Support, sharing of coping strategies, and information for family members and friends of someone with a mood disorder, including: major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, cyclothymia, and SAD (seasonal affective disorder). 3rd Monday of the month, 6:30pm to 8:30pm ET.

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Illness under mood disorders include: major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder (mania – euphoric, hyperactive, over inflated ego, unrealistic optimism), persistent depressive disorder (long lasting low grade depression), cyclothymia (a mild form of bipolar disorder), and SAD (seasonal affective disorder). (From www.mentalhealthamerica.net/conditions/mood-disorders)

2021-3-16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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NAMI Connection 55+

Support group for adults ages 55+ with mental illness, led by trained facilitators. Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday, 4pm to 5:30pm ET.

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2021-3-16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ending the Silence For Families

Ending the Silence for Families is a 1-hour presentation from NAMI for parents, guardians, and other family members of middle or high school aged youth that includes warning signs, facts and statistics, how to talk with your child, and how to work with school staff.

Tuesday March 16, 4pm to 5pm ET.

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2021-3-16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Peer-to-Peer LGBTQ+ (2/16 – 4/6)

Peer-to-Peer is a free, 8-week class for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. This session is for – and taught by – people who identify LGBTQ+. Taught by a team of trained “mentors” who are living healthy and productive lives with mental illness. Participants learn the tools needed to take control of their own wellness and recovery. Class topics include:

  • Understanding mental health disorders, with possible co-occurring substance abuse, treatment, and medication.
  • Addressing stigma, discrimination, and relationship issues.
  • How to identify tell-tale feelings, behaviors, or events that may warn of impending relapse.
  • Creating a “relapse prevention plan”.
  • The connection between a healthy lifestyle and mental health recovery.

“It made me feel I was not alone in coping with mental illness. It gave me hope that I could recover and that my life would not always be filled with chaos, and it gave me positive role models to inspire me to strive for recuperation and success in life.”

New classes always starting! Learn more here, and then get in touch to get on the waitlist for the next class.

2021-3-16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Creative Writing Group

The Creative Writing Group is a fun and safe environment where aspiring authors come together to share, critique, and improve their work. With teachers from Columbia University, the group explores all forms of written expression, including short stories, script writing, and much more. All are welcome. Every Tuesday, 6pm to 7:30pm ET.

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