Family Support Group

Monday, May 17, 2021 at 4:30pm

Saint Marys Hospital
427 Guy Park Avenue
Amsterdam, NY 12010

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Our support group is designed to provide meaningful support and assistance to family members.  Participants will gain first-hand knowledge about mental illness, treatment options and the recovery process.

Left untreated, behavioral health conditions may produce a crisis that could result in a brief awareness of the need to get help.  At these moments, acceptance of help is more likely.  Family members should be prepared to move quickly when a crisis occurs by seeing a counselor, consulting with your EAP or by joining a support group.

We provide practical problem-solving techniques and guidance in navigating the mental health system.  Learn about the effects of stigma, non-compliance issues, complications of substance abuse, HIPAA Regulations, court-ordered treatment and other issues and concerns.

Our goal is to empower family members to develop strategies to cope

and effectively advocate for their loved one.

To register or for more information call Sue at 518-841-7360.

Location: SMH BH Group Room B/C – 3rd Floor

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