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Mental Health America of Central Virginia

2316 Atherholt Road, Suite 206 
Lynchburg, Va. 24501
434-847-9055
Vicki Sandifer: Program Director


Individual Support and Recovery Group – A 6-8 week support and education group aimed at enhancing coping and self-sufficiency skills for persons recovering from mental illness.

MESA Family Support Group – An 8-12 week support and education program for family members of persons with persistent mental illness that focuses on self-care, stress reduction, and community resources.

Survivors of Loss to Death by Suicide – A 6 week support group for those who have lost a family member or friend to suicide.

A modest fee based on a sliding scale will be charged for participation in some groups; however no one will be denied service due to inability to pay. Please call the MHACV Program Director at 847-9055 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information regarding dates and times, or to make a referral.


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Grief Share Program

C/O Heritage United Methodist Church
21649 Timberlake Road
Lynchburg, Virginia
434-525-3206
Contact: Dianne
Six week session beginning Thursday, September 8th.
7:00PM to 9:00PM