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Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County

Provides information and referrals to local support groups. Assistance in starting new groups, training workshops and how-to materials. Directory of local groups published online.


Mental Health Association

320 North Goodman St.

Rochester, NY 14607

Voice: Call Cindi Licata 585-325-3145 ext. 113

Fax: 585-325-3188


Verified: 7/31/2012

Niagara Self-Help Clearinghouse

(Niagara County). Founded 1985. Information and referrals to local support groups. Provides technical assistance to new groups. Networks with other community resources. Helps with new group development and holds group leader training. Directory of self-help groups and mental health video/book library.


MHA in Niagara County, Inc.

36 Pine St.

Lockport, NY 14094

Voice: 716-433-3780 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-4pm)

Fax: 716-433-3847


Verified: 7/11/2012

The Self-Help Clearinghouse

(Rockland County). Founded 1951. Information and referrals concerning self-help groups. Provides consultation and assistance to new groups that are forming. Self-help group directory is available online at Offers assistance starting support groups.


c/o MHA of Rockland County Inc.

140 Rte 303, Ste A

Valley Cottage, NY 10989

Voice: 845-267-2172 ext. 422

Fax: 845-267-2169



Verified: 7/26/2012

Westchester Self-Help Clearinghouse

(Westchester County). Founded 1979. A central resource for mutual support groups. Provides information and referrals to mutual support groups. Assists in the formation of new groups. Provides community education and online an Directory of self-help groups every other year. Director: Lenore Rosenbaum, MS.


Westchester Self-Help Clrnghs

845 N. Broadway

White Plains, NY 10603

Voice: 914-761-0600 ext. 308

Fax: 914-761-5859



Verified: 8/17/2012

New York City Self-Help Center

Information and referrals to support groups in the five boroughs (Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn). Receives updated information on support groups and provides assistance to new and developing groups.


New York Self-Help Center

135 W. 50th St., 5th Floor

New York, NY 10020-1201

Voice: 212-632-4531 (Mon.-Thurs. - only open part-time)

Fax: 212-399-2475

Verified: 4/3/2012

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