Mental Health Related Support Groups

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    Taxonomy Code: PN-8100.5000

    Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific social, emotional or other mental health problems. Families and friends may also be welcome. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the problem.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPProvides opportunities for families with mentally ill relatives to discuss issues, learn about new developments in the field and develop effective coping and problem solving strategies. Offers case management as needed.NassauADULT FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
    ALLIANCE OF THE MENTALLY ILLProvides supportive group therapy for family members of the mentally ill. Referrals are provided when needed. Occasional lectures at meetings.NassauALLIANCE OF THE MENTALLY ILLNASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
    ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAThe ADAA promotes the early diagnosis, treatment and cure of anxiety disorders and is committed to improving the lives of those who suffer from them. Members include clinicians and researchers who treat and study individuals with anxiety disorders and their families, and other interested individuals. Offers written materials and Referrals to Health Care Providers. Call about support groups and for more information.ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAANXIETY AND DEPRESSION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
    BAY SHORE MENTAL HEALTH CLINICProvides psychotherapy, pharmacological intervention, and supportive services including advocacy and referral for housing, assistance with entitlement applications and community service needs for clients to reduce mental health symptoms, strengthen and build self-sufficiency and improve quality of live.SuffolkBAY SHORE MENTAL HEALTH CLINICFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    CENTRAL ISLIP MENTAL HEALTH CLINICProvide psychotherapy, pharmacological intervention, and supportive services including advocacy and referral for housing, assistance with entitlement applications and community service needs for clients to reduce mental health symptoms, strengthen and build self-sufficiency and improve quality of life.SuffolkCENTRAL ISLIP MENTAL HEALTH CLINICFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    CHILDREN AND FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM (RESPITE)Provides respite and support for families with children who are severely emotionally disturbed. It is designed to reduce family stress, reduce the incidence of hospitalization, and decrease the risk of child abuse. Services include evaluation, respite. family support groups, parenting skills group, tutoring, socialization, recreation, case management and a Parent Advocate.NassauCHILDREN AND FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM (RESPITE)HISPANIC COUNSELING CENTER
    CHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM HUNTINGTONServes children ages 5-21 with a diagnosis of autism, intellectual disability, or multiple disabilities. Teaches language and communication skills, self-help and activities of daily living, and behavior management. Other services include crisis intervention for families and parent education, counseling and support.SuffolkCHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM HUNTINGTONDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    CHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM SMITHTOWNServes children ages 5-21 with a diagnosis of autism, intellectual disability, or multiple disabilities. Teaches language and communication skills, self-help and activities of daily living, and behavior management. Other services include vocational activities, crisis intervention for families and parent education, counseling and support.SuffolkCHILDRENS DAY PROGRAM SMITHTOWNDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    CONCERN FOR MENTAL HEALTHOffers a monthly support group for families and friends of those with mental illness. Partnered with the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI). Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month from 4:00pm-5:30pm, Conference Room 1.SuffolkCONCERN FOR MENTAL HEALTHJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
    CONSUMER LINKProvides peer support and self-help mental health services to meet the immediate and long term needs of all mental health service recipients and psychiatric survivors by providing direct concrete services, advocacy and support opportunities. Services include: peer support, The Phone Link Warm Line, Consumer Representation, a self-help library resource center and self-help groups. Offers a Consumer Link newsletter. Call for information regarding the Turquoise House Crisis Respite.NassauCONSUMER LINKMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
    EMOTIONS ANONYMOUSOffers a 12-step program for people with emotional problems. Meets every Sunday from 3pm-5pm in Conference Rooms 3, 4, and 5.SuffolkEMOTIONS ANONYMOUSJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
    EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS-HICKSVILLEOffers a self-help group based on the Twelve Step Program of Alcoholics Anonymous for people with emotional problems such as negative thinking, anxieties, phobias, depression, fear, etc. Must have the desire to become well emotionally. International Services EA - P. O. Box 4245, St. Paul, Minnesota 55104 (651)647-9712.Meets on Thursday 8pm-10pm in the Convent basement.NassauEMOTIONS ANONYMOUSEMOTIONS ANONYMOUS INTERNATIONAL
    EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS-PORT JEFFERSONOffers a 12 -step program for people with emotional problems. Registration not required. Meets every Sunday from 3pm-5pm in Conference room 1, for more information, please call Helene at (631) 474-2090SuffolkEMOTIONS ANONYMOUSEMOTIONS ANONYMOUS INTERNATIONAL
    EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS-SMITHTOWNOffers a self-help group based on the Twelve Step Program of Alcoholics Anonymous for people with emotional problems such as negative thinking, anxieties, phobias, depression, fear, etc. Must have the desire to become well emotionally. International Services EA-PO Box4245, St. Paul Minnesota 55104 (631) 647-9712 Meets Saturday at 7:30 pm downstairs.SuffolkEMOTIONS ANONYMOUSEMOTIONS ANONYMOUS INTERNATIONAL
    FRIENDSHIP NETWORKHelps to alleviate the feelings of isolation and loneliness that people feel due to their illness by providing an opportunity for adults suffering from schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, depression or other personality or mood disorders to develop friendships and social skills. Referral required.NassauFRIENDSHIP NETWORKNATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL-QUEENS/NASSAU
    INTEGRATED COUNSELING AND RECOVERY SERVICESOffers outpatient treatment services to adults, adolescents, children and their significant others living in Nassau and western Suffolk counties, whose lives have been affected by mental health, substance use and co-occurring disorders. Provides a full range of treatment services including comprehensive and psychiatric assessments, psychiatric medication management, medication assisted treatment for substance use disorders, individual and group counseling. Offers Suboxone and Vivtrol inductions,ambulatory outpatient detoxification services, on-site primary care assessment and monitoring. Also provides targeted case management, psychiatric rehabilitation, crisis stabilization and 24 hour crisis services, peer support services as well as support groups for families and their significant others. Offers services for members of the military, their families and veterans.NassauINTEGRATED COUNSELING AND RECOVERY SERVICESCENTRAL NASSAU GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING SERVICES, INC.
    KRASNER PSYCHOLOGICAL CENTERServices provided at the KPC are based on cognitive-behavioral treatment models, which address the “here and now” and the problem thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that may be associated with your distress. Our therapy is active and involves a collaborative effort and commitment between you and your therapist as you work towards measurable goals. CBT-based interventions are available for a wide range of problems, as typically found in outpatient clinics. Problems addressed include issues related to anxiety difficulties, adjustment problems, depression, grief, trauma, anger control problems, issues related to parenting, conduct issues with children, relationship and couple problems, sexual difficulties, occupational difficulties, academic problems including learning difficulties and ADHD, as well as issues related to personality. In addition, at the KPC we have state-of-the art specialty clinics designed to address specific kinds of problems: Anxiety Disorders; Depressive Disorders; Couple and Marital Relationships and Children and Teens. We offer group therapy and Psychological Evaluations and Testing. All clients will first undergo a careful assessment. We offer one-on-one treatment, couple and family therapy, as well as several group therapy programs. Treatment is typically once weekly, although more intensive schedules are also possible when warranted. The length of treatment varies depending on the severity and types of clinical problems. The average duration of treatment is approximately 12 to 16 sessions. We operate on a Wait List system. After a brief phone screening process, which takes approximately 15 minutes, you are entered onto our Wait List, which allows us time to match your needs with the best appropriate therapist from our team. We do not contract with insurance providers; however, our fees are based on a sliding scale according to income and are considerably lower than those of practitioners in the community. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkKRASNER PSYCHOLOGICAL CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
    L.I. MOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUPProvides individuals with mood disorders the opportunity to meet with peers to discuss the experiences. Please call for more information.NassauL.I. MOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUPNORTHWELL HEALTH
    MASTIC MENTAL HEALTHProvides psychotherapy, pharmacological intervention, and supportive services including advocacy and referral for housing, assistance with entitlement applications and community service needs for clients to reduce mental health symptoms, strengthen and build self-sufficiency and improve quality of life. Satellite offices are located in Shirley, Centereach, Riverhead and Middle Island. Call (631)288-1954 for additional information on these locations.SuffolkMASTIC MENTAL HEALTHFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC-EAST HAMPTONProvides preventive and therapeutic outpatient services to individuals and families experiencing social and emotional dysfunction: including medication therapy, psychiatric evaluation verbal therapy eating disorder group parenting group and individual, couple and family therapy. Call for further information.SuffolkMENTAL HEALTH CLINIC-EAST HAMPTONFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC-HUNTINGTONEmploys evidence-based treatment methods applied through multiple clinical specialties. Various treatment modalities are used, as well as supportive services, including advocacy and referral, entitlement assistance, and other community sponsored self-help programs. The goal is to reduce mental health symptoms, strengthen and build self-sufficiency, and improve quality of life by providing expert, professional services to those living with mental illness.SuffolkMENTAL HEALTH CLINIC-HUNTINGTONFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC-MATTITUCKProvides preventive and therapeutic outpatient services to individuals and families experiencing social and emotional dysfunctioning. Call for further information.SuffolkMENTAL HEALTH CLINIC-MATTITUCKFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC-RIVERHEADEmploys evidence-based treatment methods applied through multiple clinical specialties. Various treatment modalities are used, as well as supportive services, including advocacy and referral, entitlement assistance, and other community sponsored self-help programs. The goal is to reduce mental health symptoms strengthen and build self- sufficiency and improve quality of life by providing expert, professional services to those living with mental illnessSuffolkMENTAL HEALTH CLINIC-RIVERHEADFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC-WESTHAMPTON BEACHProvides psychotherapy, pharmacological intervention, and supportive services including advocacy and referral for housing, assistance with entitlement applications and community service needs for clients to reduce mental health symptoms, strengthen and build self-sufficiency and improve quality of life. Satellite offices are located in Shirley, Centereach, Riverhead and Middle Island. Call (631)288-1954 for additional information on these locations.SuffolkMENTAL HEALTH CLINIC-WESTHAMPTON BEACHFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    MOOD DISORDER FAMILY SUPPORTServes family and friends of individuals with mood disorders to help them better cope and understand the given illness. Meetings are held at various hospitals throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Call for more information or visit website.NassauMOOD DISORDER FAMILY SUPPORTMOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP OF LONG ISLAND
    MOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP-LONG ISLANDPeer-to-peer support group which helps individuals with mood disorders accept, manage and live with their disorder. The group meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. A group meeting for families, significant others and friends is held the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.SuffolkMOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP-LONG ISLANDSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
    MOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUPSProvides group support for persons diagnosed with mood disorder. Groups are professionally and peer led. Guest speaker will discuss topics such as medication management, social services and entitlements, stress management, self-esteem, legal services, and estate planning. Call Association for Mental Health and Wellness for meeting time and place.SuffolkMOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUPSASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
    NASSAU/SUFFOLK AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICAServes the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy, public awareness, education, and research. Offers sibling and patient support groups. Affiliated with the Autism Society of America.NassauNASSAU/SUFFOLK AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICANASSAU/SUFFOLK AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA
    PANIC AND ANXIETY DISORDERAllows people with Panic Disorder, Anxiety or Phobias the opportunity to get together in a safe environment. There is a psychoeducation portion that offers a cognitive approach to recovering from Panic Disorder/Anxiety/Phobias, teaches skills such as breathing relaxation training, exercise and changing irrational thoughts for preventing these episodes. Also provides an opportunity to share common experiences, thoughts and feelings. Call for time and location.SuffolkPANIC AND ANXIETY DISORDERASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
    PARENTS OF CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS-SUPPORT GROUPProvides a place for parents of children with anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive, tourette syndrome and other disorders to network and exchange information. Call for meeting dates and times.SuffolkPARENTS OF CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS-SUPPORT GROUPWESTERN SUFFOLK PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
    RELATIVES AND FRIENDS OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUPSSelf-help support groups for relatives and friends of individuals with mental illness. The groups are professionally led. Group members discuss their feelings, ways of coping, and techniques in dealing with mental illness. Guest speakers will discuss topics such as social services and entitlements, medication management, estate planning, latest research, and various mental health services and programs in the community. Group meetings held throughout Suffolk County. Call for times and locations.SuffolkRELATIVES AND FRIENDS OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUPSASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
    SELF HELP GROUPSProvides self help groups designed to enrich the lives of people with mental illness. Special Double Trouble group offers a 12-step program to address the unique needs of persons recovery from drug/alcohol addictions and mental illness (MICA).SuffolkSELF HELP GROUPSHANDS ACROSS LONG ISLAND, INC.
    SOARAssists individuals with enhancing socialization skills, gaining independence, attainment of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and wellness, enriching life quality, symptom reduction, maintaining sobriety, making beneficial decisions, and technology skills. Call for further information.NassauSOARMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
    SUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAMProvides housing services to mentally ill individuals who are experiencing difficulties with their housing situation, and are receiving treatment in any Mental Health program. Services include home visits, case management services, support groups, education, and recreation. Call for more information.NassauSUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAMHISPANIC COUNSELING CENTER
    SUPPORT GROUPProvides self-help support group for persons with mental illness, their relatives and friends. Dedicated to improving services and resources for families and patients.Educational programs and support groups schedule as follows: Educational/Informational Program: 1st Wednesday, periodic, 7:30pm in Conference Rooms 1 & 2, Mather Hospital. Topics and schedule on our website. Peer Support Group: 2nd Wednesday, monthly, 7:30pm in Conference Rooms 1 & 2, Mather Hospital. For individuals labeled with mental health conditions only. Integrated Support Group: 3rd Wednesday, monthly, 7:30pm in Conference Rooms 1 & 2, Mather Hospital for family, friends, allies and individuals labeled with mental health conditions.SuffolkSUPPORT GROUPLiving Hope for Mental Health
    THE NEXT STEPOffers a broad spectrum recovery programs that acts as a confidential support group for individuals experiencing emotional, mental and addictive behaviors or are sober and still struggling with sobriety. One on one counseling available upon request. Call for further information. Walk-ins welcome.SuffolkTHE NEXT STEPCENTEREACH BIBLE CHURCH
    TWELVE STEP SUPPORT GROUPProvides a fellowship of people who are using the 12-step program to obtain relief from obsessions and compulsions. Meet Thursdays 8-9:30pm at the Congregational Church of Manhasset, 1845 Northern Blvd., Manhasset.NassauTWELVE STEP SUPPORT GROUPOBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE ANONYMOUS

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