Self Help and Support Groups

Self Help

For a complete directory of local resources and services pertaining to mental health and any possible related needs check out our website

Due to precautionary measures related to COVID-19 to protect our participants, staff and the community-at-large we have made the following service adjustments.

  • Support Groups and Wellness Programs are being held via zoom and by phone with a limited number in person.  Please call for information.
  • To-go lunches available for $2.00, weekdays 12 – 1.

We still have staff in the office and if you need anything at all please feel from to call us at 845-339-9090. 

Support Groups at MHA

The Wellness Services Department offers a series of trainings and support groups to program participants, their family members and the general public. Groups are run either by Wellness Services staff or contracted professionally qualified facilitators. All groups are FREE and open to the public.

To register or obtain more information about groups please contacts us!

Call 845-339-9090



Informed Consent for Zoom
In order to attend online Virtual sessions, please return the Informed Consent for Zoom form (signed) signature page to You may also come to the Clifford Beers Center, 300 Aaron Ct. Kingston, in person to sign or turn it in to the Wellness Department.

Thrivin' Not Just Survivin'
MONDAYS*   3:00-4:15pm
First 3 Mondays of the Month
Do you feel overwhelmed? Do you struggle with past trauma? Feeling like giving up? This group will provide support for those struggling to get by day to day

MONDAYS   6:30-8:00pm
*Participants must be actively engaged with a primary therapist*
This weekly and free eating disorder support group is offered through MHA in Ulster County, and facilitated by Carolyn Cirnitski, LCSW. This group is for adults who identify as having any kind of eating disorder

A wellness-focused support group for anyone who wants to explore their emotions and grow their emotional intelligence.


2nd and 4th Tuesdays    3:00 - 4:00pm
A support group for those diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder to meet and discuss the impact of symptoms, how to manage themand make connections with people who live with similar experiences.


TUESDAYS    5:00-6:00 PM
For those who struggle with anxiety on a day-to-day basis to practice patience and mindfulness. This group will explore mindfulness strategies to cope with anxiety and provide a space for people to process their challenges/successes with peers.

    3:00– 4:15pm
Ulster County Office for the Aging (OFA) and MHA offer this support group designed for caregivers seeking support, and interaction with other caregivers. This program is made possible Through Federal III-E, New York State Office for the Aging and the Ulster County Office for the Aging Funds

THURSDAYS      2:00-3:00pm
A support group for those working through grief & loss. Participants will explore:

  • practical skills for coping and recovery
  • positive tools and exercises for empowerment
  • emotional wellness activities

2:30-3:30 pm
This weekly and free support group is offered through MHA in Ulster County, and facilitated by Wellness peer, Teresa Joseph. Join others diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Share feelings & learn ways to cope with PD’s challenges

Inclusive: 4:00–5:45pm    Mens's: 6:00-7:45pm
10-week sessions
This weekly, 10-session and free workshop is offered through MHA in Ulster County.  Registration is required.


FRIDAYS     2:00-3:00pm
A support group for those dealing with anxiety & depression.