Ann Marie T. Sullivan, M.D., Commissioner
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
BPC



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"A purposeful life in the community reflecting you personal choice"

Center of Self Discovery

The Center for Self Discovery is a Peer-Run service where people can participate and obtain information, support, and skills for their individual journey.  Links to the greater community help people find their place in the larger world, both as a citizen AND as an active participant in defining their life.


 

CONTACT INFORMATION


Kathy Lynch,
Center for Self-Discovery Director

716-816-2142


HOURS OF OPERATION:

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays
9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.

Wednesday: Chat 'N Chew
BYO lunch group:
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

 

We are located in our own wing of the Butler Rehabilitation Center on the campus of the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, 400 Forest Ave., near the intersection of Elmwood and Forest Avenues.

Mission
Peers sharing their lived experience in support of others in their journey of recovery and self discovery for physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing. The journey leads to a meaningful and purposeful life in the community reflecting personal choice.



Center for
Self Discovery Brochure

Center for Self Discovery Brochure
Ongoing Services:
- Basic computer skills
- Double Trouble & AA Groups
- Self-help & Support Groups
- Holistic health information
- Career and education exploration
- Social & Recreational opportunities
- WRAP
- Access to community resources
- Individualized services offered as needed
- Benefits counseling
- Community guest speakers
- Educational trainings
- Scheduled community activities
 
Recipient Associate Managers:
Many of the peer services are provided by Buffalo Psychiatric Center's own Recipient Associate Managers--peers who willingly share their own life experiences to promote hope and recovery. For further information, contact Robin Alwine, 816-2494.