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February 2018

Webinar: Community Strategies to Improve Mental Health

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
On-line Webinar, http://www.cbhknowledge.center/training-events/2016/2/24/transition-planning-empowering-families-of-transition-age-youth + Google Map
Free

The presenters will provide an overview of the Making Connections for Mental Wellbeing initiative. Examples from their community-driven efforts to improve mental health and wellbeing will highlight: The importance of food sovereignty to mental wellbeing Rural approaches to improve mental health Urban approaches including those that address violence Youth-focused strategies that include sport and play To Register and for more information click here

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Holyoke: Community Forum: Self Injury

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Western MA RLC, 199 High St.
Holyoke, MA 01040 United States
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Free

Self-injury—so often confused with suicide attempts or risk— is an important topic. Myths and misunderstanding about self-injury have led to a great deal of pain and isolation for so many people. For some, they’ve even led to forced hospitalizations. E-mail us (CLICK HERE) with any questions or if you want to let us know that you plan on attending.

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Many Faces of our Mental Health (exhibit until Feb 11)

February 11
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day 11 of the month, repeating until February 11, 2018

Museum of Science, 1 Science Park (Blue Wing, Level 2)
Boston, MA 02114 United States
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$25.00

"Many Faces of our Mental Health" shines a light on common misconceptions about mental health. It is a collaboration between the Museum and artist Lynda Michaud Cutrell, psychiatrist-scientist Dr. Bruce Cohen, and science journalist Dr. Rae Simpson. View paintings, photographs, sculptures, and videos inspired by current scientific knowledge.  The artwork by Cutrell, a local artist, reflects biology, data, and personal stories in the hope that we might gain new insights into this important topic. Boston Museum of Science is open 7…

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Arlington: Celebrate Progress Towards Justice

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Arlington Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, 02476 United States
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Everyone is invited to celebrate progress towards justice this Sunday, February 11, 2-4:30 p.m. at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington (630 Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington).   We’re sharing food, festivity, memories, and hopes.  We’re celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Mass Incarceration Working Group and how much has changed in five years – at least public opinion and hopefully soon legislation too.

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Webinar: Major Changes coming to MassHealth and Mass DMH

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
On-line Webinar, http://www.cbhknowledge.center/training-events/2016/2/24/transition-planning-empowering-families-of-transition-age-youth + Google Map
Free

This video was a collaboration between Mass Rehab, MassHealth and the Mass. Dept of Mental Health Webinar to Learn About Major Changes Coming to MassHealth and the Department of Mental Health! *Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 10:00 - 11:00 am For more information, click here For information about CBFS (Community Based Flexible Supports) changing to ACCS (Adult Community Clinical Services) click here Please pre-register for one of these dates using this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nami-mass-preparation-webinar-tickets-42761418554 Audio: 1 (857) 327-9762, Conference ID: 79499996 Video: https://namimass.adobeconnect.com/accs2/ *Wednesday, March 7, 2018…

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Drum Circle – Framingham

February 14 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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Framingham at CMRLC, 855 Worcester Rd – Trolley Square Plaza
Framingham, MA United States
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Every Second and Last Wednesday Drum circles, a tradition at the Central MA Recovery Learning Community MRLC, bring people together at their new location in Framingham:   855 Worcester Rd – Trolley Square Plaza Link to flyer No experience needed   Framingham RLC on Facebook

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Advisory Council for Blacks in Boston

February 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on February 28, 2018 at 1:30pm

The Transformation Center, 98 Magazine Street
Roxbury, 02119 United States
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Blacks United in Recovery (BUR) is holding regular meetings for Blacks in Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan. Consider joining our Advisory Council to help decision-makers better understand what people need and want to improve their mental health and improve access to healthcare services that work. Participants attending a meeting once each month will receive a $20 VISA gift card. IF you are Black in Dorchester, Roxbury or Mattapan and concerned about healthcare and policy (as a community leader, a person with…

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Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) Replacing CBFS – Lynn

February 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Northeast Recovery Learning Community Lynn, 1 Market St.
Lynn, MA 01901 United States
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Free

Peer Support in the New Model: ACCS (Adult Community Clinical Services) Join us for a discussion of ACCS, the mental health service delivery model replacing CBFS, and the CPS code of ethics. We will be sharing with each other what we know and what our questions and concerns are. For more information click here For PDF click here

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Major Depressive Disorder Interactive Video

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
On-line Webinar, http://www.cbhknowledge.center/training-events/2016/2/24/transition-planning-empowering-families-of-transition-age-youth + Google Map
Free

For many people who live with major depressive disorder (MDD), finding the best treatment combination is tough. Trying new options can be tiring, and knowing how to communicate with your doctor can be confusing—but you don’t need to guess, and you are not in this alone. On February 15, 2018 from 11am - 12pm ET, please join us, along with our partner NeuroCareLive, for a free interactive video program with top doctors and experts-by-experience who have lived with MDD personally. Follow along with…

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NAMI GB Consumer Advisory Network

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Center Club, 31 Bowker St.
Boston, MA United States
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Free

NAMI GBCAN Meeting - Speaker Bill Henning, director of Boston Center for Independant Living www.bostoncil.org which provides services and advocacy to people with disabilities in Greater Boston. He also is co-chair of Disability Advocates Advancing our Healthcare Rights. Attending the meeting with him will be Shaya French, a community organizer for BCIL working on health care issues. Bill and Shaya will speak on the state's plan to enroll MassHealth members into Accountable Care Organizations and listen to concern meeting attendees may have.

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Invitation to Hear Moe Armstrong

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Veteran’s Hospital West Roxbury, 255 Spring St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132 United States
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@@ Invitation to Hear Moe Armstrong, the founder of Vet to Vet nationally and long-time advocate of peer support. Friday, February, 16th 10:30am-1:30pm Barsamian Auditorium, Veterans’ Hospital, West Roxbury VA Lunch Provided by Vet to Vet\Boston

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