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September 2017

Central MA Out of the Darkness Walk

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Institute Park, Salisbury St.
Worcester, MA United States
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Sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  To Register, click here The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health through education and community programs, develops suicide prevention through research and advocacy, and provides support for those affected by suicide. Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York, AFSP has local chapters in all 50 states with programs…

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Education Day

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Simches Research Center, Charles River Plaza
Boston, MA United States
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This free event will provide an opportunity for people with substance use disorders, their family, friends, clinicians, and others to learn about substance use disorders and become actively involved in the treatment and recovery of someone they care about. This exciting event will offer an update on new research findings and important clinical topics for parents, their family, friends, and others. The morning will feature various topics such as; Obsessive Compulsive, Mood, and Substance Use. We will also discuss Learning…

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StepRox Block Party! Arts in Recovery

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
STEPRox Recovery Support Center, 9 Palmer St. Dudley Square
Roxbury, MA United States
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Rain or Shine! Celebrate Recovery Month with the StepRox Recovery Support Center 9 Palmer St, Dudley Square, Roxbury, MA FREE event for all ages featuring talented artists from the recovery community Flyer check it out, a work of art all by itself! For more info call 617-442-7837 (STEP)

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Hearing for bill re: Emergency Psychiatric Services

September 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
State House Room A2, 24 Beacon St.
Boston, MA 02136 United States
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Urgent.  There will be a legislative hearing on HB 486 which is our bill on Emergency Psychiatric Services, sponsored by Rep. Ruth Balser, getting the services paid by all private insurers.  It is being heard at 10:30 am on Monday, September 18 in hearing room A-2.  Please if you have experiences good or bad with these services I would like to hear from you as personal stories are important to our testimony.   Thank you please get the word out…

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Mass Housing Training: The Impact of Trauma

September 19 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Coes Pond, 39 First St.
Worcester, MA United States
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$85.00

More and more research is emerging on the impact of trauma within families. This training will cover the core essential elements of understanding trauma, the neurobiology of trauma, and the impact on individuals and communities. Course topics include information about how to identify those living with trauma, recognize early warning signs, and deescalate situations. In support of those living in housing communities, participants will learn how to provide trauma‐informed services. This course fulfills the HUD RSC training requirement under the…

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MOAR Recovery Day March & Celebration LOCATION CHANGED

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fanueil Hall, 1 Fanueil Hall Square
Boston, MA 02109 United States
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Starting 9am. Join us at 9 AM on September 20th for a rally. This is your opportunity to show the world (or at least Boston) that we do recovery to become Visible, Vocal, and Valuable! We will joined by Recovery Speakers, Legislators, and community Leaders. For lunch, every attendee will receive a $10 voucher good for meals at many of the fine restaurants in the Quincy Hall Market Place. The afternoon program will feature Artist in Recovery. Music acts, visual…

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OneCare Information Session

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Teamwork Resource Center, 17 Kirk St.
Lowell, MA 01852 United States
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Free

One Care is health care option for MassHealth members ages 21-64 living with disabilities who are eligible for both MassHealth and Medicare. One Care makes it possible for individuals to have one plan, one card, and may make it easier for them to live healthier, stay more active, and be more independent—by simply bringing their MassHealth and Medicare benefits together. A One Care plan would cover all Medicare, MassHealth, and prescription drug benefits, including Medicare Part D. One Care also…

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Holyoke Training: Coming Off Psych Drugs

September 20 @ 10:00 am - September 22 @ 4:00 pm
Kittridge Center, Holyoke Community College, 303 Homestead Ave.
Holyoke, MA United States
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Day 1: Wednesday, September 20th, with Laura Delano - Personal Exploration This day is meant for people who are taking psychiatric drugs and considering reducing or coming off them. Day 2: Thursday, September 21st, with Laura Delano - Practical Considerations This day is meant for people considering or going through drug withdrawal and/or supporters and providers interested in learning how to help. Day 3: Friday, September 22nd, with Laura Delano, Sascha DuBrul, Malaika Puffer, Marty Hadge and more - Developing…

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Monthly Affiliate Meeting – NAMI GB CAN

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day 21 of the month, repeating until November 16, 2017

Center Club, 31 Bowker St.
Boston, MA United States
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Monthly every 3rd Thursday at Center Club, Boston Meeting focuses on issues pertaining to peer roles in the transformation of the mental health care system.  Pizza and soda served. Contact Howard hdt@namigbcan.org or feel free to just show up

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Recovery Day in Springfield

September 22
Liberty Prep Recovery High School, 37 Alderman
Springfield, 01108 United States
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Speak Up for Prevention, Treatment, & Recovery! 10:00 AM Doors Open for Set Up 10:50 - 2:00 PM Ceremony Liberty Prep High School, 37 Alderman St, Springfield Speak Up for Prevention, Treatment, & Recovery. Resource Tables and Lunch Provided MOAR Recovery Month events

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Research Study: Career Guidance Intervention

September 22 @ 9:00 am
Free

For flyer click Flyer for Opening Doors 9.19.2017 For more information click here Description of Opening Doors Who can participate?  Individuals diagnosed with a psychiatric condition who would like to pursue a career in the future but are:  NOT working full-time or, receiving vocational services  able and willing to use computers What does it involve?  You will be asked to enroll in the study for 12 months  You have a 50/50 chance of participating in…

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