MHAW (Association for Mental Health and Wellness) has a Peer Support Line (accessible by dialing 631-471-7242, ext. 1217) and Healing Connections Support Groups (, both staffed by trained and experienced Certified Peer Specialists. They also have a Mental Health Helpline: 631-471-7242 and a peer-to-peer support group for military veterans:

For more information, visit their website at

Susan Karbiner