The MHAS also provides group support to individuals diagnosed with mental illness. The groups are facilitated by trained professionals or by persons who have an intimate knowledge of the subject matter and knowledge of group facilitation techniques. The groups meet weekly or biweekly for two-hours. The focus of the program is on mutual support; and includes topics such as sharing of similar experiences, problems in accessing services, medication, stigma, benefits and entitlements, advocacy issues, etc.
Mood Disorder Meets in Smithtown: Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Rt. 111 & Main St.