Opportunities and information to inspire recovery, resilience and creative responses to stress and individual or community-wide traumatic events, stress or other painful experiences.
Featured Video “How could anyone ever tell you…”
The Adverse Childhood Events (ACE) A major study that correlates the high incidence of physical and psychological illnesses in adults who experienced traumatic events in childhood.
Amina and Arif Dancing, Art, Connecting based in Gardner, MA
“The Arts Factor” June, 2014. Research on how Boston’s art and culture transforms lives.
ATRIUM overview (Addiction and Trauma Recovery Integration Model)
Building Resilience to Climate Change Nov 2016 conference materials. Resources for building trauma-resilience. Presenters include Sandra Bloom and Rick Hanson. Coordinated by the International Transformational Resilience Coalition (ITRC)
“Trauma: Built to Break” art project in Dublin featured online at The Creators Project
DanceintheRain-wpa.org Peer support and arts-based events and activities in Hyannis MA.
Comic Relief Mission: To drive positive change through the power of entertainment.
ComposeChange.com: Writing for Wellness. A virtual landscape where successes and difficulties with mental and emotional illness, spiritual emergency and opportunity, extreme states and trauma can be written about in a safe, open, community-building forum.
How could anyone ever tell you…. Self-care song and slideshow
MassParks state parks in MA
Me2/ (“me, too”) is the world’s only classical music organization created for individuals with mental illnesses and the people who support them. Weekly rehearsals (Sept-May) Mondays 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Hope Central Church in Jamaica Plain. New members are accepted at various points throughout the season, no audition. firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Video clips and info about documentary project “Orchestrating Change”
Blog about 2016 performances at Bridgwater and Shattuck
Michael Skinner Healing trauma, abuse, and promoting mental health through music.
“Models for Developing Trauma-Informed Behavioral Health Systems and Trauma-Specific Services” Prepared by Ann Jennings, Ph.D, 2007
NICABM National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine. Continuing education and free resources in mind-body-spirit medicine and trauma recovery. Directed toward providers, useful to anyone. Including 5 Ways to Create an Anti-Depressant Brain
Opening Doors to the Arts low-cost or free arts and entertainment opportunities in Boston
Sidran Institute Traumatic stress education and advocacy
Starseed Healing Sanctuary Events and Western MA retreat space in Savoy
Suicide Prevention links to coalitions across Massachusetts
Tunefoolery Over 50 musicians with psychiatric conditions and disabilities who play and perform music as a way towards healing and recovery, based in Boston.
“What Happened to You” Central MA RLC video trailer
The Yoga Tree Gardner MA