The Transformation Center’s Vision Statement
A Trauma-Sensitive Peer Movement:
We envision a society that prevents violence and promotes compassion;
a society where people live from the knowledge that everyone’s individual and collective healing
and safety is possible and depends on us all.
A short documentary about the impact of trauma on our lives, featuring Dr. Rob Anda, co-researcher of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (A.C.E.) Study. Produced by the Central Mass Recovery Learning Community, in partnership with Digital Eyes Film. link to trailer
Opportunities and information to inspire recovery, resilience and creative responses to stress and individual or community-wide traumatic events, stress or other painful experiences.
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)
Clutter & Hoarding
When things become too much: How to help a hoarder Chicago Tribune
Buried Treasures Facilitator Guide Lee Shuer & Dr. Randy O. Frost
Comic Relief Mission: To drive positive change through the power of entertainment.
DanceintheRain-wpa.org Peer support and arts-based events and activities in Hyannis MA.
Domestic Violence resources in MA listed by towns, compiled by “Emerge” counseling and abuser education to stop domestic violence.
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. email@example.com 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
Trauma: Built to Break art project in Dublin featured online at The Creators Project
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 A short documentary about the impact of trauma on our lives, featuring Dr. Rob Anda, co-researcher of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (A.C.E.) Study. Produced by the Central Mass Recovery Learning Community, in partnership with Digital Eyes Film.(trailer only)
Windrush Farm Therapeutic riding and volunteer opportunities, Andover, MA
The Yoga Tree Gardner MA