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MHA To Host Speaker Sept. 27

Timber Hawkeye

Staff and volunteers at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County are welcoming best-selling author Timber Hawkeye to their Jamestown center on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

The host of the “Buddhist Boot Camp” podcast is on a tour across the United States to promote his latest book, The Opposite of Namaste.

The evening will begin with a brief description of Hawkeye’s books then move into a group discussion that he will lead.

Sean Jones, a MHA certified peer specialist who has met Hawkeye, said, “Timber prefers to call them discussions because he allows questions and thoughts from the audience, to move the conversation the way the group chooses.”

“Timber has a way of talking about life, the world and recovery that helps you to question the paths you choose in a very mindful, safe and positive way. This is a special event that you do not want to miss,” Jones said.

The Opposite of Namaste, as well as his other books – Buddhist Boot Camp and Faithfully Religionless – will be available to purchase.

To learn more, call Jones at the MHA at (716) 490-1048 or visit Hawkeye’s website BuddhistBootCamp.com.

The Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County is a peer recovery center offering support groups and individual coaching for people looking to improve their lives, deepen wellness, thrive in recovery, or support those on a recovery path. Peers use their personal stories to help people find recovery in their own lives in their own way.

Anyone with questions or in need of services for themselves or a family member is welcome to call or stop in at the Jamestown facility at Door 14 in the rear of the Gateway Center, 31 Water Street.

Hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hours for the MHA at Grace Lutheran Church, 601 Eagle Street in Dunkirk are Wednesdays, noon to 3 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

To learn more about the Mental Health Association, call 716-661-9044 or visit MHAChautauqua.org or facebook.com/MHAChautauqua.

A schedule with descriptions of all groups and classes is at MHAchautauqua.org/groups.

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