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Building insight and empathy in  safe and brave spaces.

Support Group

Together, we harness insights and build empathy in a confidential, safe space. We reject regret. Embrace humor. And champion self-care as a path to self-forgiveness. Something pretty amazing happens when people let their walls down. Relatives and friends begin to see the individual, not the illness. Loved ones find realistic ways to cope. And parents let go of the guilt that once made them believe they had the responsibility — and power — to fix their child's mental health.

Support Series

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Y4SA: Yoga for Stress & Anxiety

1st and 3rd Monday

of each month

6 pm to 7 pm

Outside Location:

Avis Rd,

New Albany, OH

Inside Location:

Ultimate U

New Albany, OH

Lori Bower will take you through a one-hour, in=person experience with:

  • Gentle movement

  • Breathing

  • Stillness

  • Aromatherapy

  • Healing energy modalities

Class location is deponent on the weather

Lori Bower — who developed CARE and is a New Albany community member — guides our practice. She is an M.Ed, E-RYT 500, Urban Zen Integrative Therapist, and Reiki Master Teacher.

Parenting Kids with Special Needs Support Series

2nd Tuesday

of each month

7 pm to 8:30 pm

This group is currently being conducted virtually.

If you're the parent of a child with special needs, you know what a relief it can be to talk to parents in the same boat.

Parenting Kids with Special Needs (PKSN) is a support group open to all parents of children with disabilities. We'll meet each  month to share information, parenting tools, and the deep social support that can boost you up with you need it the most.

PKSN is professionally facilitated by Heather Ohl, owner of Missing Piece, LLC, a company focused on serving the educational and transition needs of students on the autism spectrum.

Family Support Series NAMI

1st Tuesday

of each month

5:30 pm to 7 pm

Mount Carmel


7277 Smith Mills Rd

New Albany, OH 43054

This support group is for care givers and family members caring for loved ones with mental illness. By sharing your experiences in a safe and confidential setting, you will:

  • Benefit through other's experiences

  • Discover your inner strength

  • Develop supportive relationships and a sense of community

  • Learn how to identify and use local resources

Free of cost and confidential.

For more information, contact Rachelle Martin at 614-501-6264 or go to www.namifranklincounty.org

   Unidos |  Education & Support (Spanish Speaking)

** Reach out to us if you would like us to offer this support series in the future**

This class is conducted virtually

In these challenging times, we need to find ways to support ourselves, one another and be aware of our own mental health.  Join us in this virtual, safe, and confidential space where we can talk openly, support one another, and learn some new coping strategies.


We will be covering different topics each week. Please register for each week you would like to attend by clicking on the Sign Up link below.

Week 1:    Anxiety

 Week 2 :  Depression

Week 3:   Trauma

Week 4 :  Stress

Week 5 :  Mindfulness

Week 6  : Parenting

Week 7 :   Communication

Week 8  : Self Compassion

TThis series is facilitated by Diana Mancilla, LISW-S, therapist, Spanish speaker, and owner at Mindful Wellness Counseling LLC located in Columbus, Ohio.

   Unidos |  Educación y Apoyo (para hispanohablantes)

** Comuníquese con nosotros si desea que ofrezcamos esta serie de soporte en el futuro**

Esta clase se está llevando a cabo virtualmente

En estos tiempos difíciles, necesitamos encontrar formas de apoyo dentro nuestra comunidad. El grupo es para compartir fuerza unos con otros y ayudar a ser conscientes de nuestra propia salud mental. Únase a nosotros en este espacio virtual, seguro y confidencial donde podemos hablar abiertamente, apoyarnos unos a otros y aprender nuevas estrategias de afrontamiento.


Cubriremos diferentes temas cada semana. ¡Regístrese para las semanas que le interesan o regístrese para todas!

Semana 1:    Ansiedad

Semana 2 :  Depresion

Semana 3:    Trauma

Semana 4 :   Estres

Semana 5 :   Atencion Plena

Semana 6  :  Paternidad 

Semana  7 :   Comunicación

Semana 8  :  Autocompasion    

TThis series is facilitated by Diana Mancilla, LISW-S, therapist, Spanish speaker, and owner at Mindful Wellness Counseling LLC located in Columbus, Ohio.