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August 2017

9th World Hearing Voices Conference @ BU

August 16 - August 18
Boston University, Sargent College, 635 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA United States
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The Hearing Voices Movement will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary on US soil! Topics will range from groups, personal testimony, and voice dialogue, to research, artistic endeavor and more... The Hearing Voices Movement is comprised of over 30 national networks from around the world joined by shared goals and values, including a fundamental belief that hearing voices, seeing visions and related phenomena are meaningful experiences that can be understood in many ways; hearing voices is not, in itself, an indication…

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National Alternatives Conference – Boston

August 18 - August 21
Boston Park Plaza, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington St
Boston, MA United States
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Alternatives 2017: Building Healing Communities Together Brochure link Registration link Keynote Speakers including Brenda Vezina, Director of Central MA RLC The National Empowerment Center, a National Consumer Technical Assistance Center, is pleased to announce that the Alternatives Conference 2017 will be held in Boston, Massachusetts at the Boston Park Plaza.  Each Alternatives Conference offers in-depth technical assistance on peer-delivered services and self-help/recovery methods. Alternatives is taking the opportunity to renew its commitment to diversity and highlighting the intersection of our…

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Interpretive Nature Walk – Carlisle

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Victoria’s Diner, 1024 Massachusetts Ave.
Roxbury, MA 02118 United States
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Date for this event has changed to 8/21/2017   Meet at Victoria's Diner at 1024 Mass. Ave. in Roxbury, down the street from 1010 Mass. Ave.  Joe Carson will lead the group to Great Meadow Farm State Park which is a few miles north of Carlisle.  "The hike can be through a variety of habitats from deep pine forests, lovely open meadows to interesting wetlands.  There are a great variety of trails so we can vote on a particular trail."

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Mindful Messaging: Strategic Communications for the ACE & Resilience Movement

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Mobilizing Action for Resilient Communities (MARC) is pleased to announce a brown bag webinar series, starting with Mindful Messaging: Strategic Communications for the ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) & Resilience Movement with Mark Dessauer, MA Changing communities and policies to create a just, healthy and resilient world means changing people’s minds. Using strategic communications in your work requires you to understand how policymakers, community leaders and parents understand your messages.  "Mindful Messaging" harnesses the knowledge about attitudes, social norms, and aspirations…

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Alternatives to Suicide Group – Somerville

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Mystic Valley Community Room, 50 Middlesex Ave
Somerville, MA United States
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Alternatives to Suicide Groups are for  and by people who consider suicide - right now or at any point in our lives.  This group meets at the Mystic Valley Community Room in Somerville Group run by the Western MA RLC text/call 413-561-3269 Flyer We have determined that it is healing to talk about what happens for us, we are Nonjudgemental and Nonclinical. We believe that thoughts of suicide are a part of the normal human experience. Through exploration of our feelings and…

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Free

Forensic Peer Support Training

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mass Mental Health Center, 75 Fenwood Road
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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This training will be from August 28 - August 30, 2017.  For Peer Specialists or Recovery Coaches who work with individuals engaged with the criminal justice system. Forensic Peer Support Training There will be an application and details to follow in June.  For more information, call Robert Rousseau at the Department of Mental Health  617-626-9270.

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Free

The Impact of Historical Trauma on Communities (webinar)

August 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Cultural, Historical, and Gender Issues: Understanding the Impact of Historical Trauma on Communities Part 4 of 6 in SAMSA's Webinar Series "Communities Addressing Trauma and Community Strife Through Trauma-Informed Approaches" Samuel Simmons uses a broad range of unique and innovative strategies that include educational and culturally sensitive trauma-informed initiatives to promote healthy communities. Mr. Simmons will address historical trauma in our communities and identify strategies that work to address the importance of understanding intergenerational trauma. Registration About the National Center for Trauma-Informed…

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Free

The Hope Center Re-Imagining Reception

August 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eric Lindemann Mental Health Center (DMH), 25 Staniford St. Plaza West
Boston, MA United States
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"The Hope Center Re-Imagining Reception" Hosted by North Suffolk Mental Health Center and the Hope Center RLC (Recovery Learning Community) The Hope Center is located on the Plaza Level Erich Lindemann Mental Health Center 25 Staniford Street, Boston Flyer Featuring Art Work from the Art Connection Light Refreshments will be served  

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Alternatives to Suicide Group – Somerville

August 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Mystic Valley Community Room, 50 Middlesex Ave
Somerville, MA United States
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Alternatives to Suicide Groups are for  and by people who consider suicide - right now or at any point in our lives.  This group meets at the Mystic Valley Community Room in Somerville Group run by the Western MA RLC text/call 413-561-3269 Flyer We have determined that it is healing to talk about what happens for us, we are Nonjudgemental and Nonclinical. We believe that thoughts of suicide are a part of the normal human experience. Through exploration of our feelings and…

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September 2017
Free

WRAP for Addictions webinar

September 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Advanced Level WRAP Facilitators, Waynette Brock and Jan Allen on how to use WRAP for addictions. This webinar is FREE, but you must pre-register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3339193008866974978 Check out Waynette's recent article on using WRAP: https://copelandcenter.com/resources/wrap-addictions-waynettes-story  

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Alternatives to Suicide Group – Somerville

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Mystic Valley Community Room, 50 Middlesex Ave
Somerville, MA United States
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Alternatives to Suicide Groups are for  and by people who consider suicide - right now or at any point in our lives.  This group meets at the Mystic Valley Community Room in Somerville Group run by the Western MA RLC text/call 413-561-3269 Flyer We have determined that it is healing to talk about what happens for us, we are Nonjudgemental and Nonclinical. We believe that thoughts of suicide are a part of the normal human experience. Through exploration of our feelings and…

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