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Join our support group for seniors 60+ struggling to maintain relationships with their adult children for a wide variety of reasons.  Topics will include how to set boundaries to protect yourself from abuse and working with children with mental illness. Participants will receive support and guidance as well as resources for additional help. Begins Tuesday, […]

Life is stressful at the best of times. This one hour webinar will offer attendees an in-depth look into the factors that impact the levels of stress in our lives. Attendees will also be given a wide range of tools and strategies designed to help people minimize and effectively manage it. Seminar Dates:  June 3 […]

Have you found yourself unemployed during the COVID-19 pandemic? Join our adult support group for those unemployed during the crisis. We will share resources, emotional support and learn problem solving techniques for issues related to unemployment. We will also talk about how to create structure in your day and adopt positive self-care habits. Resources for […]

The “sandwich generation” is the point in adulthood when we must balance the responsibilities of parenting along with the responsibilities of caring for parents who are experiencing a decline in health and independence. This period involves the stress of meeting the needs of both the elder and younger generation, without the support we once received […]

The new normal is not normal — especially when you have an ADHD adolescent under quarantine. Join us for a 30-minute presentation on how to help your teen navigate academic responsibilities and foster social connectedness in these unprecedented times, while schooling from home. Dates:  May 21 at 5:30 p.m. or May 28 at 12:30 p.m. […]

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a shift in the family system, as many parents find themselves wearing the hat of a homeschool teacher in addition to working from home and maintaining their household responsibilities. While this extra time spent together offers bonding opportunities, it also poses challenges for parents who need to manage their children’s […]

These difficult and unprecedented times posed by the coronavirus pandemic have increased the stress levels of people worldwide. For some, the uncertainty surrounding this global crisis can lead to significant anxiety. For others, the unintended effects of social distancing or isolating yourself from others, such as loneliness, increased financial pressure, or loss of routine can […]

Join us for a social support group that will help teens and young adults learn new techniques to socialize during social distancing. The group will go over (and in some cases participate in) different games, activities, and applications available to help in maintaining social interaction with family and friends during the COVID-19 pandemic. Date: Begins […]

Join us for a new support group for kids ages 10-12 to talk about coping skills for strong feelings like anger, sadness, and boredom. Kids will play games and learn healthy coping strategies and social skills. Pajamas are welcome. Date: Group begins Thursday, May 14 and will run weekly. Time: 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. Presenter: […]

Join us for a small (maximum of 4 participants) virtual support group for family members who cannot visit their loved ones due to COVID-19 restrictions. Social workers will facilitate discussions related to anxiety and concerns related to loss of contact and worry about the health of loved ones. Date: Group begins May 14 and runs […]

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