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The APS Virtual Community Support Group is not meeting tonight.
Our Next Group will be on  Saturday

April 18, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
(Watch for connection details)

Now is a great opportunity to join two 
Peer Networking Groups
April 16, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. (today)

Long Island Peer Networking Group Online
(all peers eelcome)

Mental American Monster - A workshop by Lauren Tenney
Access Info and More

Peer Workers United! 
April 16,
5:00 p.m. ET (today)

New York City
(all are welcome)
Peer Workers United online

A Support Group for Peer Workers

Learn More

For a list of other online support groups, check our website.

We post digital/virtual peer support groups that are happening across the state that are open to the public.

Phone Support
Online Peer Support Groups
Support for Peer Support Providers (and Supervisors)

We also have a "Best Practices" guide, that includes new resources:
Tips for Facilitating Online Peer Support Groups

Do you have a group that is not listed?
Let us know! 
The Academy of Peer Services

This term ends in one week on Monday, April 20 at 5:00 pm.
Wrap up your courses for this term by then.

Coming soon, a new Continuing Education (CE) option: 
Supporting Older Adults Part 1: Honoring Their Strengths

Join us on Monday for the next webinar in the series:
Supporting Older Adults Part 2: Supporting Transitions

Presenters: Gayle Bluebird, Deb Trueheart, Richard Laudor, Michelle Zechner, and Celia Brown
Moderators: Clinton Green and Liz Breier

Learn more
Calendar of upcoming events

We continue to post "live" events in our Calendar.
For example, today: 

April 18, 12:00 - 1:30 pm ET
Facilitators of Online Support Groups
Sharing best practices.
By invitation.
Send a request to join to

April 18, 2:00 - 3:30 pm ET
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Sat. online)
Academy Virtual Community
For a confirmation with connection information
Join Meeting

April 18 and 19, 6:30 - 7:30 pm ET
Healing Connections -  Online Support Group
(Now 7 days per week)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness

April 19, 4:00 - 5:00 pm ET
(3:00 - 4:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

April 20, 3:00 - 4:30 pm ET
Academy of Peer Services in Partnership with the Coalition for Behavioral Health
Support for Older Adults Part 2: Life Transitions
Presenters: Gayle Bluebird, Deb Trueheart, Richard Laudor, Michelle Zechner, Shanti Vani and Celia Brown
Moderators: Clinton Green, Liz Breier,

April 21, 9:00 - 12:00 pm ET
NYAPRS Executive Seminar Day 1
(Save the dates: April 28 and May 5 for Parts 2 and 3)
Register Day 1


Digital Peer Support - 2nd Chance To See
Did you miss this past Thursday's BRSS TACS Live? View the Recording.
Providing Digital Peer Recovery Support Services
Presentation Slides
View Recording

(Recording requires download of Adobe Connect application)


Have an even coming up? Or something to add or change? 
Send email with "Calendar" in the subject to 
Office of Mental Health

Emotional Support Line
Staffed by peers and volunteers
Open to all
24 x 7

OMH COVID Resources
Peer Submitted Resources on the Virtual Community

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