Support Groups

  • Offers a monthly support group for parents/caregivers of children with emotional and behavioral challenges.

    1st Thursday of every month at the NorthWest Amherst Community Center.

    New Directions Support Group

    Is hosting caregiver support groups:


    Host support groups  for Parents/ Caregivers, young adults and teens

    Youth Peer Advocates

    This peer support  is open to adolescent youth between the ages of 13-18. Youth Peer Advocates facilitate one on one and a strength-based group to give youth the opportunity to connect with their peers, validate each others' experiences, and discuss management of mental health. The group offers a safe place for youth to receive support as well as to celebrate accomplishments and practice self-care skills.

    Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) is an evidence-based practice that assists family members and loved ones to create an environment that increases a loved one’s motivation to seek help for substance use or mental health issues. Whether you’re a spouse, parent, sibling, or even a friend, you can benefit from CRAFT. 

    The Journey Back –Run by families for families

Area Support Groups

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