Calendar

This is a chronological list of announcements and upcoming events,


For ongoing programs, click here.
For a Winter Wellness Planner, click here.
For the January 2020 Words of Wellness, click here. 
For past events, click here.


HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Welcome to 2020

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New York City

School for Transformative Mental Health Schedule
Institute for the Development of Human Arts (IDHA)
2020 Schedule

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New York City

CUCS Academy for Justice Informed Practice
January Catalog of Courses

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Online Catalog

Centre for Innovation in Peer Support
and Peer Supervision
(Robyn Priest)
Catalog of Online Courses

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Deadline to Register

January 22, 2020

Regional Advisory Committee Meeting (RAC)
(Statewide Teleconference from NYS Designated Sites on Monday, Jan. 27, 8:30 – 4:30 pm)
NYS Office of Mental Health, Consumer Affairs

Learn more

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Webinar

January 23, 1:00 – 2:00 pm (Eastern)

Peer Support ECHO
Great Lakes ATTC

Learn more

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Webinar

January 23, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Recovery at Work: Workplace Policies and Practices that Support Employees with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders – with Cheryl Gagne
SAMHSA BRSS TACS

Learn more

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Virtual Community

January 23, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Weekly Peer Education and Networking (online)
Flying Solo: The challenges of the peer role in unsupportive environments.
Denise Ranaghan and Jeannie Dewan
Sign up to receive connection information

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Ronkonkoma

January 23, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Deadline to Register

January 24, 2020
NYAPRS Leadership Institute
Learn more

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New York City

January 24, 3:00 pm
Priorities Forum with Harvey Rosenthal
Preparation for the February 25 Legislative Day in Albany
Community Access
Flyer

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Deadline to Submit

January 24, 2020

Call for Presentation Proposals
Conference Dates: April 26-27, 2020
Families Together of NYS

Learn more

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Online Support

January 25 and 26, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Statewide Teleconference

January 27, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Regional Advisory Committee Meeting (RAC) held at State Designated Sites
Pre-registration is required
NYS Office of Mental Health, Consumer Affairs

Learn more

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Deadline to Apply

January 28, 2020

Virtual Learning Community:  Clinical Supervision

This virtual learning community will meet twice per month for six months from February through July via Zoom videoconferencing on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET.
Submit Application

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Deadline to Apply

January 28, 2020

Virtual Learning Community:  Employment Supports

This virtual learning community will meet twice per month for six months from February through July via Zoom videoconferencing on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 10:00 am – 11:00 am ET.
Submit Application

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Webinar

January 28, 2:00 pm
Crisis Engagement Strategies
Doors to Wellbeing
Register

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Webinar

January 30, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Innovative Approaches to Housing for People with Opioid Use Disorder
abt Associates and SAMHSA
Register

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New York City

January 30, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Access to Recovery Coalition
Urban Justice Mental Health Project
Learn more
Register to attend

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Virtual Community

January 30, 6:00 pm
Weekly Peer Education and Networking (online)
Topic: Moving beyond stereotypes and not judging ourselves related to body awareness and appreciation – Ariel Rowland
Sign up to receive connection information

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Ronkonkoma

January 30, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Deadline for Public Comment

January 31, 2020
Social Security Administration Rules Regarding the Frequency and Notice of Continuing Disability Reviews (CDR)
Learn more
Submit a comment

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New York City

CUCS Academy for Justice Informed Practice
February Catalog of Courses

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Deadline to Participate

February 1, 2020
One Classification Counts survey
National Association of Peer Supporters (NAPS)
Learn more
Take the survey

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Albany

February 1 – August 31, 2020
NYAPRS Leadership Institute
(Space is limited to 12)
Flyer

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Online Support

February 1 and 2, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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New York City


Sunday, February 2, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET
From Trauma-Informed to Trauma-Centered
Full Rate $75 / Reduced Rate $35
Institute for the Development of Human Arts
Learn More

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Albany

February 3, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
 safeTALK Suicide Prevention Workshop
OMH 8th Floor Conference Room at 44 Holland Avenue
Register

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Webinar

February 3, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Retaining and Growing the Youth Peer Support Workforce
Northwest MHTTC
Register

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Deadline to Apply

February 3, 2020
SAMHSA’s 2020 Capacity Building Opportunity for Peer-Run and Peer Involved Organizations
BRSS TACS Technical Assistance
Learn more

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Webinar

February 6, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Peer Support: State Credentials, Continuing Education, and Retention/Recruitment Strategies
National Council
Register

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New York City

February 6, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Peer Workers United
(A Support Group for Peer Workers)
Learn more

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Webinar

February 6, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Supported Education: Supporting Individuals to Begin or Return to Higher Education
SAMHSA
Register

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Virtual Community

February 6, 6:00 pm
Weekly Peer Education and Networking (online)
Planning Meeting
Sign up to receive connection information

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Ronkonkoma

February 6, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Online Support

February 8 and 9, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Deadline to Submit Proposal

February 9, 2020
Vera Institute of Justice Research Symposium
(Date of Symposium: April 16-17, 2020, in NYC)
Learn more

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Albany

February 11, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Stand Up for Recovery Day
Friends of Recovery
Learn more

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Ronkonkoma

February 12, 4:30-6:00 pm
Ongoing Employment Support & Education Meeting
Collaborative Documentation with Emily Vaianella, NYCPS
Learn more

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Webinar

February 13, 11:00 am (Eastern)
The Role of Technology in Peer Support Services (Part 1) with Karen Fortuna
Central East MHTTC
Register

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Virtual Community

February 13, 6:00 pm
Weekly Peer Education and Networking (online)
Topic to be announced
Sign up to receive connection information

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Ronkonkoma

February 13, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Online Support

February 15 and 16, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Rochester

February 19, 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Peer Learning Collaborative
CORE Center
Register to attend

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Rochester

February 20, 10:00 – 1:00 pm
ASAP Peer Recovery Exam Prep workshop
Recovery Coach University
Register to attend

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Webinar

February 20, 6:00-7:00 pm (Eastern)
Take Action: Implement Workforce Diversity Strategies to Effectively Address Disparities in Mental Health
Pacific Southwest MHTTC
Register

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Ronkonkoma

February 20, 3:30-5:00 pm
Long Island Peer Networking Group
The Importance of Empathetic Listening, with Kyle Karpilovsky
Learn more

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Virtual Community

February 20, 6:00 pm
Weekly Peer Education and Networking (online)
Topic to be announced
Sign up to receive connection information

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Ronkonkoma

February 20, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Online Support

February 22 and 23, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Albany

February 25, 2020
NYAPRS Legislative Day
Learn more

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Webinar

February 26, 1:00 – 2;30 p.m.
Permanent Supportive Housing: Practices that Support Independent Community Living
SAMHSA
Register

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Webinar (Faces and Places of Peer Support)

February 27, 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm
NRCIL Jail Diversion Program
Sign up to receive connection information

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Virtual Community

February 27, 6:00 pm
Weekly Peer Education and Networking (online)
Planning Meeting for March
Sign up to receive connection information

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Ronkonkoma

February 27, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Online Support

February 29 and March 1, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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New York City

March 5, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Peer Workers United
(A Support Group for Peer Workers)
Learn more

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Ronkonkoma

March 5, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Online Support

March  7 and 8, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Albany

March 10, 2020
Family Empowerment Day
Families Together
More Information

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Webinar

March 10, 1:00 – 2;30 p.m.
Illness Management and Recovery (IMR): Self-Management Program Providing Psychoeducation, Relapse Planning, Coping and Social Skills Training, and Approaches for Medication Management
SAMHSA MHTTC
Register

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Ronkonkoma

March 12, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Online Support

March 14 and 15, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Rochester

March 18, 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Peer Learning Collaborative
CORE Center
Register to attend

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Ronkonkoma

March 19, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Online Support

March 21 and 22, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Webinar

March 24, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Topic: TBD
“Peer-Run Organization Learning Collaborative Webinar Series”
Register

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Los Angeles

March 25, 2020
Supervision of the Peer Workforce Conference (Free)
SHARE
Register to attend

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Webinar

March 26, 1:00 – 2;30 p.m.
Peer Services: Peer Providers Offer Understanding, Respect, Mutual Empowerment, and Support to Others Through Use of Their Personal Experiences
SAMHSA MHTTC
Register

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Ronkonkoma

March 26 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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Online Support

March 28 and 29, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Flyer

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New York City

April 2, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Peer Workers United
(A Support Group for Peer Workers)
Learn more

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New York City

April 16-17, 2020
Vera Institute of Justice Research Symposium
Learn more

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Seaside, Oregon

April 20-23, 2020
Peerpocalypse 2020/Alternatives Conference
Learn More
Keynote Presenters
Facebook Page
Register

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Albany

April 26-27, 2020
Families Together of New York State
Flyer

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New York City

May 7, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Peer Workers United
(A Support Group for Peer Workers)
Learn more

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Webinar

May 19, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Topic: TBD
“Peer-Run Organization Learning Collaborative Webinar Series”
Register

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New York City

June 4, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Peer Workers United
(A Support Group for Peer Workers)
Learn more

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Vancouver, BC (Canada)

June 25-26, 2020
Peer Support Canada (National) Conference
Learn Mo

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New York City

July 2, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Peer Workers United
(A Support Group for Peer Workers)
Learn more

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Webinar

July 14, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Topic: TBD
“Peer-Run Organization Learning Collaborative Webinar Series”
Register

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Webinar

September 15, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Topic: TBD
“Peer-Run Organization Learning Collaborative Webinar Series”
Register

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For ongoing support groups and programs, click here.
For past events, click here.