Groups and Classes

Case management referrals to facilitate access to:
  • Mental Health services
  • Shelters
  • SSI/SSDI benefits
  • Housing
  • Medical/Dental services
  • Employment
  • Food, clothing, and other basic needs

Group Descriptions:

  • Dual Diagnosis: A group for people experiencing both addiction and a mental health diagnosis, allowing individuals to share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may work to solve their common problems.
  • Gentle Chair Yoga: Gentle stretching and relaxation with the added security of a seated position
  • Anger Management: The purpose of this group is to reduce instances of conflict, aggression, and anger for individuals who are having difficulty with anger  management and conflict resolution issues.
  • Anxiety: The goal of this group is to provide a safe place for individuals struggling with anxiety to share their experiences with their peers. The group format allows for discussion of healthy coping skills and supportive feedback from each other and the facilitator.
  • Depression Bipolar Support Alliance: DBSA helps you understand that a mood disorder does not define you. The goal of this group is to help you connect with others who have been there and can offer support and acceptance.
  • Schizophrenics Anonymous: A self-help group for persons who have schizophrenia or a schizophrenia-related illness.
  • You Be the Judge: An interactive game that allows peers to discuss different and unusual court cases to help decide what the outcome might be.
  • Icebreakers/Trivia: An interactive game of asking “get to know each other” questions.
  • Therapy Pet Visit: Enjoy playful interaction with trained therapy pets twice a month.
  • Meeting of the Minds: Topical discussion, first Tuesday of each month
  • Oil Painting: A professional community oil painter leads this special and creative opportunity to study the art of oil painting.

Although many of our support groups are targeted towards a specific diagnosis, most are valuable to anyone battling any mental illness. Please feel free to attend several to find the right fit for you.

Other activities held at the Lottie House include:

  • Karaoke
  • Movie night
  • Game night
  • Jewelry making
  • Knitting and crochet
  • Poetry and creative writing
  • Cookouts and other special events