Recovery Learning Communities (RLCs) are regional communities that strengthen resilience and recovery through peer-to-peer support, advocacy and training among people with lived experience of psychiatric diagnosis, trauma or other extreme states. Funded in part by DMH.
Recovery Support Centers are local centers of peer support, advocacy and training for substance use recovery funded by Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS) at DPH.
More Regional Supports
Dance in the Rain Hyannis, MA. Peer support and arts-based events and activities.
DBSA in Massachusetts (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance)
DRA (Dual Recovery Anonymous)
Regional Support Groups listed at www.SpeakingofHope.org
Two Hats Cambridge, MA. Monthly dinner for health providers who also have mental health and/or addiction issues, now open to all.
Warmlines in Massachusetts
Online Peer Support
Platform for a variety of online peer support meetings. No cost, simple to join. Group schedules:
- Depression Recovery Groups – peer support for general and specific communities – including teen/college age and bereavement (donation – $5) and individual peer coaching ($27)
- DBSA Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (no cost)
- Postpartum Support International English & Spanish groups (no cost)