Local Support Groups

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Local Support Groups

Support Groups are listed by subject in alphabetical order. If you need help please call our office at (607) 273-9250.

Inclusion in this listing does not imply an endorsement by The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County, nor does omission signify disapproval; the listing is intended only for information purposes. It is recommended that you call before attending any group as they may require an attendance fee, have certain restrictions, or have changed location and time from what is listed.

Addiction

  • Ithaca AL-ANON
    (607) 387-5701
    www.ithacacommunityrecovery.org/alan.html
    A group for families and friends of alcoholics. Meetings held on Thursdays, 7:30-8:30 pm or Tuesdays at 12-1 pm at 518 West Seneca Street, Ithaca.
  • Alateen
    (607) 387-5701
    www.ithacacommunityrecovery.org/alan.html
    A group for teens who are affected by someone’s alcoholism. Meetings held on Mondays at 5-6:30 pm at 518 West Seneca Street, Ithaca.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
    (607) 273-1541
    www.alcoholics-anonymous.org
    A 12-step alcohol addiction recovery group run by its members. Check website or call for recording of times. Meetings held at 518 West Seneca Street, Ithaca, 7 days a week.
  • Families Anonymous
    (800) 736-9805
    www.familiesanonymous.org
    A 12-step program for family members who want to recover from the effects of a loved one’s addictions. Meetings held on Saturdays at 3 pm online (e-meetings only).
  • Men in Recovery
    G.P. Zurenda, LCSW
    (607) 272-1911, Andrew or Ann
    www.gpzurenda.com
    A therapy group for males who are/have been sober for 3 months. Call for more information.
  • SAMHSA
    1-800-662-4357
    www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
    Substance abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Hotline.  Available 24/7.
  • Gamblers Anonymous
    A support group for those that want to solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. Meetings held on Sundays at 5-7:30 pm at 518 West Seneca St., Ithaca, in the basement.
  • Gamblers Anonymous Hotline
    855-222-5542
    Available 24/7.
  • Teen Group
    The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County
    (607) 273-9250, Melanie
    www.mhaedu.org
    Thursdays at 4:30-6 pm at 301 S Geneva St Suite 107, Ithaca.

Adoption

  • Adoption and Foster Family Hotline
    (888)-354-1342
    www.affcny.org/foster-adoptive-parent-support-groups-tompkins-county-ny/
    Available 24/7.
  • AGAPE- Adoption and Guardianship Program for Everyone
    607-272-0034
    A free support, information and educational program open to all adoptive families and relative caregivers who have custody or guardianship of children. Meetings held at 950 Danby Road, Suite 318, Ithaca. Call for meeting times.
  • Adoption Support Group
    Ithaca College Human Resources
    dhettichatkins@ithaca.edu
    A group for anyone who has had personal experience with adoption. (Ithaca College staff, faculty or students only.) Meetings held on first Thursdays, 12:10 pm at Six Mile Creek Room, Philips Hall, Ithaca College.
  • Adoptive Parents Support Group
    Garin Danner, LMHC
    (607) 339-7825
    Support group for parents with adopted children. Call for information.
  • Post Adoptive Parent Support Group
    Tompkins County Department of Social Services
    (607) 274-5674
    www.Tompkins-co.org/dss/childsvc
    Adoptive parent support groups for ongoing support. Services are provided free of charge to clients. Other services also available. Call for more information.

Aging

  • Aging Men’s Group
    Lifelong
    (607) 273-1511
    www.tclifelong.org
    Men’s group to discuss issues of aging. Meetings held on Saturdays at 9:30 am.

Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group
    Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York
    (607) 330-1647
    www.alz.org/centralnewyork
    Support group for caregivers of a person with Alzheimer’s or related dementia. First Wednesdays, 5:30 pm at 119 West Court Street, Ithaca.
  • Alzheimer’s Support Group
    Tompkins County Office for the Aging
    (607) 274-5492
    Support group for caregivers of a person with Alzheimer’s or related dementia, confusion or memory loss. Fourth Tuesdays, 1:00 pm at 214 W. Martin Luther King, Jr./State Street in Ithaca.

Anger Management 

  • Anger Management Group for Adolescents
    (607)-275-0067
    A therapy group for ages 12-18 for learning skills on how to deal with anger, June-September. Call for more information.

Anxiety Disorders

  • AID – Anxiety, Irritability and Depression – Support Group
    Thomas Cullen, LCSW
    (607) 379-2401
    Tompronoid@yahoo.com
    A therapy support group for adult men and women who are experiencing anxiety and depression. Call for information.

Asperger Syndrome

  • Aspergers Support Group Southern Tier
    (607)-722-0467
    A support group for adults and family who are raising a child with Aspergers. Wilson Hospital, Picciano Building, 4th floor Room 5A, Johnson City, NY. Call for more information.

Autism

  • Family Resource Network
    Parent-to-Parent of New York State
    (607) 535-2802
    www.parenttoparentnys.org
    Support and information to families raising children with autism spectrum disorders or any other special need. Fourth Wednesdays, 6:00 pm at Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca.

Bereavement

  • General Bereavement Group
    Hospicare and Palliative Services
    (607) 272-0212, Donna George, LMSW
    www.hospicare.org
    A group to share with others who are grieving the loss of a loved one in the last 18 months. First and third Wednesdays, 5:30-7:00 at 172 East King Road, Ithaca.

Bipolar Disorder

  • Ithaca Bipolar Explorers
    (607) 539-4056
    www.ithacabipolar.org
    A group for people who are bipolar or anyone affected by a person with bipolar disorder. Second and fourth Tuesdays, 7:00 pm at Lifelong, 119 W. Court St, Ithaca.

Borderline Personality Disorder

  • DBT Skills Training Group
    Denise Wittlin-Horvath, LCSW, NPP
    (607) 256-1167
    Therapeutic Support Group that teaches individuals mindfulness, distress tolerance and emotion regulation. Call for information.
  • Intensive Day Treatment Program (IDTP)
    Tompkins County Mental Health Services
    (607) 274-6200
    www.tompkins-co.org/departments/detail.aspx?DeptID=28
    Highly structured program for people who have problems that may lead to inpatient treatment and need intensive outpatient treatment. Call for information.

Cancer

  • Cancer Education and Support Group
    (607) 277-0960, Bob Riter
    An educational and supportive program for people with any type of cancer. Second Wednesdays, 4:30 pm at the Bonnie Howell Education Center, Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca.
  • Man-to-Man Prostate Cancer Survivors Group
    American Cancer Society
    (607) 539-6871
    www.cancer.org
    Support and education for those affected by prostate cancer. Third Wednesdays, 5:00 pm at 119 West Court Street, Ithaca.

Caregivers

  • Caregiver Support Group
    Family and Children’s Service
    (607) 273-7494
    www.fcsith.org
    Facilitators: Ann Dolan, LCSW and Margaret Page, MA LCAT
    Emotional support for those caring for elderly friends or relatives. Third Wednesdays, 7:00 pm at 119 West Court Street, Ithaca.
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
    Family and Children’s Service
    (607) 273-7494
    www.fcsith.org
    Supportive group for grandparents raising their school-aged grandchildren. Fourth Mondays, 6:30 pm at 521 West Seneca Street, Ithaca.
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
    (607) 273-2462, Carol Booth
    www.namifingerlakes.org
    Provides support for parents, spouses, siblings, children and friends to people with mental illness. First Tuesdays at 104 East Lewis Street, Ithaca. Call for more information.

Chronic Pain Syndrome

  • Chronic Pain Support Group
    (607) 272-4873, Esther Ivy Herkowitz, LMHC
    A support group for adults who experience chronic pain. The group will provide a forum to explore psychological aspects of chronic pain and disability including: self concept, loss, coping strategies, adjustment, relationships, isolation, strengths and self care. $30.00 per session. In Ithaca, call for time and location.

Codependency

  • Codependents Anonymous
    (607) 321-9656
    www.codependents.org
    A fellowship of men and women sharing their experiences and strengths in order to recover from codependency. Saturdays at 1 pm at 200 Jefferson Ave, Endicott NY 13760.

College Student Issues

  • AOD Education Group
    Cornell University
    Gannett Health Services
    (607) 255-5155
    www.gannett.cornell.edu/CAPS
    In these four-session groups, students discuss with others the potential effects of alcohol and other drug use on academics, relationships, health, and future plans. These groups emphasize a harm-reduction approach, promoting responsible and educated decision-making around alcohol and other drug use. Groups are held several times a semester at Gannett Health Services, Cornell CAPS (Counseling And Psychological Services). Call for more information.
  • Anxiety Management Group
    Cornell University
    (607) 255-5155
    www.gannett.cornell.edu/CAPS
    Relieve Your Monkey Mind: learn to manage wandering or obsessive thoughts. This is a process and structured group to help members learn how to be mindful about their thoughts. You will learn and practice deep breathing, stretching exercises, and understanding your monkeys (thoughts). Meditation practices will help you manage anxiety mindfully. Gannett Health Services, Cornell CAPS (Counseling And Psychological Services). Call for more information.
  • ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
    Cornell University
    (607) 255-5155
    www.gannett.cornell.edu/CAPS
    Growing up in a home with an alcoholic or drug-addicted parent/guardian can follow you into adult life with negative consequences on health, work, and relationships. The ACOA support group is a safe, confidential place for students to recognize and change unhealthy patterns, and to prevent past experiences from negatively influencing the present and future. Tuesdays at 5:00-6:30 pm at Gannett Health Services, Cornell CAPS (Counseling And Psychological Services).
  • Gay, Bisexual and Questioning Men’s Support Group
    Cornell University
    Gannett Health Services
    (607) 255-5155
    www.gannett.cornell.edu/CAPS
    A free and confidential group offering gay, bisexual, and questioning men a safe space in which to explore issues of sexuality, homophobia, coming out, family, loss, religion/spirituality, intimacy, race/ethnicity, and relationships and dating. Gannett Health Services, Cornell CAPS (Counseling And Psychological Services). Call for more information.
  • Women’s Group
    Cornell University
    Gannett Health Services
    (607) 255-5155
    www.gannett.cornell.edu/CAPS
    This is an open, process-oriented group that will provide a safe space for women to explore their interpersonal struggles and intrapsychic difficulties. The group will work toward further developing clients’ esteem as they build and strengthen relationships with women. Gannett Health Services, Cornell CAPS (Counseling And Psychological Services). Call for more information.
  • General Therapy Group
    Cornell University
    Gannett Health Services
    (607) 255-5155
    www.gannett.cornell.edu/CAPS
    General group psychotherapy is a special form of therapy in which a small number of people meet together under the guidance of a professionally-trained therapist to help themselves and one another. General group therapy helps people learn about themselves and improve their interpersonal relationships. It addresses feelings of isolation, depression or anxiety. Gannett Health Services, Cornell CAPS (Counseling And Psychological Services). Call for more information.

Depression

  • Depression Support Group
    Finger Lakes Independence Center (FLIC)
    (607) 272-2433, Rachel
    www.fliconline.org
    An opportunity for participants to learn and share with others who have or are currently experiencing depression.  Every other Wednesday from 3:30pm-4:30pm at 215 Fifth Street, Ithaca (Group is currently on hold).
  • Emotions Anonymous
    (607) 272-0406, Tom
    tlf11@cornell.edu
    www.emotionsanonymous.org
    www.ithacacommunityrecovery.org/ea.html
    EA is a group of people who come together for the purpose of working toward recovery from emotional difficulties. Helps people suffering from depression, anger, broken relationships, anxiety and other emotional issues. Tuesdays at 7:30 pm at306 N Aurora St, Ithaca.

Divorce/Separation

  • Parents Apart
    Cornell Cooperative Extension
    (607) 272-2292
    tompkins@cornell.edu
    www.ccetompkins.org
    Sessions offered to parents, teaching them how to help deal with the emotional experience of their children during separation or divorce, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca. Call for more information.
  • Women’s Separation and Divorce Support Group
    Brief Therapy Associates
    (607) 275-3675, Diane S. Jerdan, LCSW-R
    dianejerdan@yahoo.com
    www.brief-therapy.com/
    Women experiencing the beginning stages of the separation/divorce process will benefit from weekly contact from women experiencing the same. Topics include: grief, loss of nuclear family, dealing with the legal system, child custody and more. 122 West Court Street, Ithaca. Individual consultation is required before beginning. Sliding scale available. Call for more information.
  • Women’s Separation and Divorce Support Group
    (607) 227-0313, Sheila McCue, LMSW
    sheilaamccue@aol.com
    Women experiencing the beginning stages of the separation/divorce process will benefit from weekly contact from women experiencing the same. Topics include: grief, loss of nuclear family, dealing with the legal system, child custody and more. 122 West Court Street, Ithaca. Individual consultation is required before beginning. Sliding scale available.

Eating Disorders/Food Addiction

  • Circle for Healthy Eating and Wellness (CHEW)
    Just Be Cause Center
    chewithaca@gmail.com
    (917) 589-6169, Amy
    A peer-facilitated support group for people in recovery or recovered from eating disorders. An affiliate of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD). 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, 6-7:30 p.m.,1013 W. State St., Ithaca.
  • Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
    (607) 216-8754
    info@ithacacommunityrecovery.org
    A fellowship of men and women who have experienced difficulty in life as a result of the way we eat. Sundays at 4-5:30pm (Second floor, room 1), Mondays at 7-8:30pm (Second floor, room 2), and Wednesdays at 6:30-8pm (Second floor, room 2), 518 W Seneca St., Ithaca.
  • Overeaters Anonymous
    Just Be Cause Center
    607-229-4592, Martha
    info@ithacacommunityrecovery.org
    www.ithacaoa.com
    Offers physical, emotional and spiritual recovery for those who suffer from compulsive eating. Mondays at 7-8 pm at 1013 W State St., Ithaca (second floor, room 2).
  • Parent Partner Program
    Cornell Cooperative Extension and The MHATC
    (607) 273-9250 for more information
    www.edsurvivalguide.com/parentpartner.htm
    An education group for parents, friends and loved ones with disordered eating that meets three times a year.
  • Family Education/Support Group
    Cornell Cooperative Extension Center
    (607) 272-6750, Cris Haltom, PhD
    A group for parents, siblings and friends of a loved one with an eating disorder. 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca. Call for more information.

Emotional Health and Wellness

  • Drop-In Social Center
    The Jenkins Center for Hope and Recovery
    (607) 277-7337
    www.mhaedu.org/starlight.shtml
    A social club for people who use, or have used, mental health services. Open Monday-Friday 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Saturday 12:00-4:00 pm at 301 South Geneva Street, Suite 110, Ithaca.
  • EARS (Empathy, Assistance and Referral Services)
    (607) 255-3277
    ears.dos.cornell.edu
    EARS is a peer counseling organization that is run out of Willard Straight Hall. Members of Cornell or the Ithaca community can receive free and confidential counseling by phone or walk-in. Volunteers are highly trained. Call for more information.
  • Emotions Anonymous
    (607) 272-0406
    www.emotionsanonymous.org
    EA is a group of people who come together in weekly meetings for the purpose of working toward recovery from emotional difficulties. The group helps people suffering from depression, anger, broken relationships, anxiety and other emotional issues. Tuesdays at 8 pm at 306 North Aurora Street, Ithaca, in the basement; Sundays at 7:30 pm at 518 W. Seneca St., Ithaca (Ithaca Recovery Center).
  • Ithaca Singles – a Social Group
    (607) 425-4818, Marie
    www.ithacasingles.org
    A group formed to promote friendships through scheduled social activities for single adults. Promotes mutual support and fun. Check website or call for more information.
  • Meditation Meetings
    info@ithacacommunityrecovery.org
    Tuesdays at 8-9 pm at 518 W Seneca St, Ithaca (2nd floor, room 1).

Incarceration

  • Inmates Network
    Offender Aid and Restoration (OAR)
    (607) 272-7885
    www.oartompkins.com
    The OAR offers support and services to inmates and their families as well as ex-inmates in the community. 403 North Plain Street, Ithaca.

Infertility

  • Mind-Body Medicine for Infertility
    (607) 273-7427, Judy Raabe, PhD
    A group for women who have a history of struggling with infertility. Call for more information.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) Issues

  • The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Helpline
    1-888-843-4564
    Available 24/7.
  • LGBT Youth Group
    (607) 216-0021 ext. 2306
    email: lgbt@ppsfl.org
    During the school year: Every Wednesday 4:00PM – 5:30PM
    During summer: Every other Wednesday 4:00PM – 5:30PM
    Group seeks to give LGBTQ youth a safe, supportive space to hang out and talk to someone about sexuality, sexual orientation and gender identity. Games and snacks provided. Ages 14-20.
  • Out for Health: LGBT Health and Wellness program
    (607) 216-0021 ext. 2306
    lgbt@ppsfl.org
    Support and information group for adults raising gender expansive and transgender teens. The goal of the group is to give  caregivers of gender non‐conforming and gender questioning adolescents a place to connect, decompress, and gather resources in a non‐judgmental, relaxed atmosphere. Tuesday evenings. Call for more information.
  • Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Monthly Support Meeting
    (607) 423-1078 or (607) 756-7070
    contact@pflagithacacortland.com
    www.pflagithacacortland.com/PFLAG_Ithaca_Cortland/Welcome.html
    PFLAG promotes the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their family and friends through support, education and advocacy. 7 Calvert St, Cortland NY 13045. Call for more information.
  • Trevor Project Lifeline National Hotline
    866-488-7386
    Available 24/7.

Marijuana Addiction

  • Marijuana Anonymous
    (800) 766-6779
    www.marijuana-anonymous.org
    A fellowship of men and women who share our experience, strength and hope with each other so they may recover from marijuana addiction. Fridays at 6-7 pm at 518 West Seneca Street, Ithaca.

Military/Veterans

  • Help for Veterans
    (607) 387-6676, Steve Bieler, LCSW
    Support for combat veterans of any war zone. Call for more information.
  • HELP4WV
    1-844-7498
    help4vw@1stchs.com
    Available 24/7. Call, text, or chat online.

Narcotic Addiction

  • Narcotics Anonymous
    (607) 387-8292
    www.na.org
    A fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We meet regularly to stay clean. Mondays at 7-8:30pm, Tuesdays at 7:30-8:30 pm, Wednesdays at 7-8:30 pm, and Fridays at 10-11 am, 518 West Seneca Street, Ithaca (Mon., Tues., Wed. groups held in basement; Fri. group held in second floor, room 1).
  • Narcotics Anonymous Helpline
    607-387-8291
    Available 24/7.

Parenting/Family

  • Ithaca Sensory Parents Support Group
    ithacasensoryparentsgroup@gmail.com, Sasha Beram
    A parent-run group that supports and empowers local families who have children with sensory processing challenges. The group offers many resources, social events, and services for free and no diagnosis is required to join. Email for more information.
  • MOMS Club of Ithaca
    ithacamomsclub@gmail.com
    A group of local moms looking to make new friends and find meaningful activities for both themselves and their young children. Email for more information.
  • Multiple Miracles
    (607) 229-6439, Deborah Kiely
    Support group for caregivers or expectant parents of twins, triplets or more. Meetings at The Carriage House, 305 Stewart Avenue, Ithaca. Call for more information.
  • Parent Support Group
    The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County
    (607) 273-9250, Pat Vincent, Charles Niven
    www.mhaedu.org
    An educational support group for families who have children with special needs, or parents who have a mental health diagnosis. First and third Mondays, 301 S Geneva Street, Suite 109 Ithaca. Call to register.
  • Parenting Skills
    (607) 339-7825, Garin Danner, LMHC
    A course on developing effective parenting skills. Call for more information.
  • Parenting: The Hardest Job in The World
    (607) 272-2292, Anna
    Share your strengths and learn new strategies for parenting. Learn the Five Parenting Skills: Encouragement, Can Do, Choices, Self-Control and Respect Feelings. Free childcare provided. Cornell Cooperative Extension, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca. Call for more information.
  • Protective Parenting
    The Advocacy Center
    (607) 277-3203, Keli Miller; 24-hour crisis line (607) 277-5000
    www.theadvocacycenter.org
    A support group for parents or guardians of children who have been sexually abused. Call for more information.
  • Mothering Against Domestic Violence
    The Advocacy Center
    (607) 277-3203, (607) 277-5000 (24-hour crisis line)
    www.theadvocacycenter.org
    Call for more information.

Perpetrators of Abuse

  • Domestic Offense Offender Re-education Services (DOORS)
    Tompkins County Mental Health Clinic
    (607) 274-6200
    tompkinscountyny.gov/mh
    A group for men 18 and over who have used violence or other abusive behavior to control their partners. Participants must be court mandated. Wednesdays, 6:00 pm at 201 East Green Street, Ithaca.
  • Sex Offender Addiction Retraining (SOAR)
    Tompkins County Mental Health Clinic
    (607) 274-6200
    tompkinscountyny.gov/mh
    A long-term cognitive-behavioral and relapse prevention therapy group for adult male sex offenders. Juvenile group also offered. Pretreatment group required. Call for more information.

Pet Loss

  • Pet Loss Support Group
    (607) 273-3063, Cathie Simpson, PhD, LMHC
    https://cathiesimpson.com/
    This monthly group is for people who have experienced the loss of a beloved pet, and is open to all humans. People pay tribute to their pets and provide support to each other. Participants are encouraged to bring a picture or other memento. Fourth Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 pm at 316 East Court Street, Ithaca. Please use Linn Street entrance (purple door, large white sign that reads PET LOSS GROUP).
  • Pet Loss Hotline
    Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
    (607) 253-3932
    Available Tuesday-Thursday, 6pm-9pm.

Physical Abuse/Domestic Violence

  • Domestic Violence Support Group
    The Advocacy Center
    (607) 277-3203
    www.theadvocacycenter.org
    A support group for adult women who are in, or have been in, an abusive relationship. Call for meeting time and place.
  • The Advocacy Center Hotline
    (607) 277-5000
    www.actompkins.org/services/
    Available 24/7.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    1-800-799-7233, Deaf/hard of hearing 1-800-812-1011 (VP), 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
    www.thehotline.org/
    Available 24/7.
  • Survivors of Incest Anonymous
    (607) 216-8754
    www.ithacacommunityrecovery.org/meetings/survivors-incest-anonymous/
    A spiritual, self-help group of women and men, 18 years or older, who are guided by a set of 12 Suggested Steps and 12 Traditions as borrowed from AA, along with some SIA Slogans and the Serenity Prayer. The only requirement for membership is that you are a victim of child sexual abuse, and you want to recover. There are no dues or fees. Saturdays at 3:30-4:30 pm at 518 W Seneca St, Ithaca (second floor, room 1).

Postpartum Disorders

  • Postpartum Depression Hotline
    (855) 631-0001, (631) 422-2255 (hablamos Español)
    Available 24/7.

Relationships/Interpersonal Skills

  • Recovering Couples Anonymous
    (607) 256-3499
    www.recovering-couples.org
    Support group helps couples to find freedom from dysfunctional patterns in their relationship by restoring healthy communication and intimacy. Sundays at 6-7 pm at 518 West Seneca Street, Ithaca.

Self Injury/Self Mutilation

  • DBT Skills Training Group
    Denise Wittlin-Horvath, LCSW, NPP
    (607) 256-1167
    Therapeutic support group that teaches individuals mindfulness, distress tolerance and emotion regulation. Call for information.

Sexual Abuse/Rape

  • Protective Parenting
    The Advocacy Center
    (607) 277-3203,Keli Miller; 24-hour crisis line (607) 277-5000
    www.theadvocacycenter.org
    A support group for parents or guardians of children who have been sexually abused. Call for more information.

Sex Addiction

  • Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)
    (607) 592-9393
    www.slaafws.org
    slaa_ithaca@yahoo.com
    SLAA is a 12-step fellowship for those who have a desire to stop living out a pattern of sex and love addiction. Sundays at 6:30-7:30 pm, 306 N. Aurora St., Ithaca (in the basement). Website includes self-assessment quiz.

Suicide

  • After-Trauma Services
    Suicide Prevention & Crisis Service
    (607) 272-1505; 24-hour crisisline (607) 272-1616 for immediate assistance
    www.ithacacrisis.org
    Support group for survivors of suicide loss.  Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm @ SPCS, 124 E Court St. in Ithaca.
  • Suicide Prevention Hotline
    607-272-1616
    Available 24/7. Immediate assistance.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    1-800-273-8255
    Available 24/7.

Trauma

  • After-Trauma Services
    Suicide Prevention & Crisis Service
    607) 272-1505, (607) 272-1616 (24-hour crisisline for immediate assistance)
    www.ithacacrisis.org
    Individual counseling up to eight free sessions for all residents of Tompkins County coping with a past or current trauma. 124 E Court St., Ithaca. Call for more information.

Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group
    (607) 272-2433
    jmorley@bianys.org, Jessica Morely

    A group for all brain injury survivors and families. Third Thursdays at 1-3 pm at the Finger Lakes Independence Center, 215 Fifth Street, Ithaca.
  • Brain Injury Family Helpline
    1-800-444-6443
    Available 24/7.