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SUPPORT GROUPS SPONSORED BY MHA

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  • Residential Issues Discussion Group-  Networking, support, information and dialogue for families of adults with developmental disabilities soon to move into or are already living in an OPWDD certified residence. Meets 4th Tuesday of the month.

  • SPARKS- A support group for individuals with Developmental Disabilities 18 years and older designed to give tools to learn to discover interests, make new friends, expand on socialization!!!  Pre- registration required. Call 845-342-2400 ext. 254 for more information.

  • Survivors of Sexual Violence Peer Support Group- Educational peer support group for adult survivors of rape, sexual assault and incest. For more information call (845) 342-2400 Ext. 224.

  • Survivors of Sexual Trauma Clinical Group - Assists adult survivors of sexual trauma to deal with emotional issues resulting from sexual abuse led by a trained social worker..

  • Super Siblings - provides education, information and support for siblings of children with developmental disabilities.  Meets once a month on Saturday morning with a professional facilitator.

  • Tourette Syndrome -Networking Group for parents of individuals with Tourette Syndrome. Meetings are informal with occasional guest speakers on relevant topics. Provides meetings for sharing information, experiences, ideas and mutual support. Meeting the 4th Thursday of alternative months.

  • VET2VET -A “peer to peer” networking program for veterans and members of the Armed Forces. This program offers the opportunity for peers to network with one another in a safe and non-judgemental environment. Some of the topics discussed are post traumatic stress disorder, addiction, traumatic brain injury, suicide prevention as well as life and career coaching.

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