LOCAL RESOURCES/SUPPORT GROUP

  • Adult Support Groups (18+)

    • Writing and Well-Being
      Mondays 1PM via zoom
      Saturdays 10AM via phone conference
      RSVP to bmcnally@mhawny.org or call 716-886-1242x347

    • Coping with Stress and Anxiety
      Mondays 6PM via zoom
      RSVP to bmcnally@mhawny.org or call 716-886-1242x347

    • Mental Health Support Group
      Tuesdays at 2:30PM via zoom
      Wednesdays at  6PM via phone conference
      RSVP to bmcnally@mhawny.org or call 716-886-1242x347

    • Survivors of Sexual Assault (SAS)

Wednesdays, 1st and 3rd of every month at 5:30pm
RSVP to bmcnally@mhawny.org or call 716-886-1242x347

 

 

  • Crises

    • Crisis Services: 716-834-3131

    • 911

    • ECMC Help Center: 716-898-1594 (virtual, phone, or in-person)

    • Text HOME to 741741 to text with crisis counselor

    • If adolescent: Spectrum CARES at 716-882-4357

    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
       

  • Eating Disorders

    • Eating Disorders Association of WNY
      70 Barker Street
      Buffalo NY 14209
      716-819-1338

    • Overeaters Anonymous
      716-694-4848

    • Buffalo Centre
      95 John Muir Drive Buffalo NY 14228
      716-276-6939

    • Jewish Family Services
      716-883-1914

    • Eating Disorders Anonymous
      The Center for Clarity
      Phone Meeting
      978-990-5000
      Access code: 4554533
      Wednesdays at 6PM or Saturdays at 10AM

  • Erie County Department of Senior Services Caregiver and Support Groups: Erie County Department of Senior Services
     

  • Erie County Support Group Directory for Adults: *2021 MHA Support Group Directory (mhawny.org)
     

  • Family Support Groups

    • Open to parents, foster parents, grandparents or any caregiver/guardian to provide support and alleviate isolation
      Video chat support groups for caregivers of children, teen and young adults ages 18-26
      2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 7-8PM
      Meeting Registration - Zoom
       

  • LGBTQ Resources

    • Pride Center
      200 South Elmwood Ave Buffalo NY 14201
      716-852-7743

    • Gay and Lesbian Youth Services (ages 14-21)
      393 Delaware Ave Buffalo NY 14202
      716-855-0221

    • PFlag
      Helpline: 716-883-0384

    • Embrace WNY
      www.embracewny.org

    • Center for Psychosexual Health
      737 Delaware Ave Suite 2168 Buffalo NY 14209
      www.cphpsych.com

    • Planned Parenthood
      2697 Main Street Buffalo NY 14124
      866-600-6886

    • The Counseling Center of WNY
      4476 Main Street Amherst NY 14226
      716-833-0415
       

  • Parents

    • Network of WNY: Events (parentnetworkwny.org)

    • Parents Helping Parents

    • Parent Stress Line: 1-800-632-8188

    • National Parent Helpline: 1-855-427-2736
       

  • Physical Health

    • American Diabetes Association WNY Office
      4955 North Bailey Avenue
      Amherst, NY 14226
      716-835-0274

    • Arthritis Support Network – Buffalo
      716-495-7202
       

  • Postpartum Support

    • Support International: 1-800-944-4773 (#1 for English; #2 for Spanish)
      Southtowns Postpartum Wellness Group
      The Wellness Spot
      Orchard Park, NY
      716-539-4400
       

  • Roswell Park Support Groups: Support Groups | Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center - Buffalo, NY
     

  • Survivors of Suicide

    • 25 Liberty Street
      Batavia, NY
      585-344-2611

    • Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group
      First Baptist Church
      Olean, NY
      716-307-1394
       

  • Substances

    • Al-Anon/Alateen family groups
      716-856-2520

    • Save the Michaels of the World
      737 Delaware Ave Buffalo NY 14209
      716-984-8375

    • Addiction Hotline
      100 River Rock Drive Buffalo NY

            716-831-7007

 

  • 20 Something’s Group

    • Young adults 18-28
      6-7:30PM on Fridays
      Mental Health Advocates of WNY
      Virtual meeting
      Email: peersupport@mhawny.org
      Call: 716-886-1242x347 or text 716-245-5339
       

  • Teen Support Group

    • Teen peer online video chat for those 13-18
      Every Wednesday 4-5:30PM
      RSVP to peersupport@mhawny.org or call 716-886-1242x345 or test 716-245-5339

 

  • Veterans/Military

    • Veterans One Stop Center of WNY
      716-898-0110

    • WNY Heroes
      8205 Main Street Suite 1
      Williamsville, NY
      716-630-5020
      Email: heroes@wnyheroes.org

    • Operation COM (Children of the Military)
      Interactive program created to support children of the military
      Every other Friday evening
      RSVP to bmcnally@mhawny.org or call 716-886-1242x347

 

For further information, visit www.211wny.org