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Family Resource Center

Education & Support Group Programs in Behavioral Health


*Depression Fighting Bootcamp A three week psychoeducation for adults ready and willing to do the work. Anything worthwhile takes work. Don’t wait any longer to take back your life. Facilitated by Cathy Goldstein-Mullin, LICSW. Date/Time/Cost: Thursdays, 6:15 - 7:15 p.m., Nominal Fee Location: Family Resource Center (4th floor), 57 Highland Avenue, Salem

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Group A support group for grandparents raising their grandchildren. Facilitated by Marguerite Roberts, MS, NP. Date/Time/Cost: 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, 11 a.m. - noon, FREE Location: Family Resource Center (4th floor), 57 Highland Avenue, Salem

The Family Resource Center provides education, support and resources for children, adolescents, parents and professionals through our specialized *behavioral health library, conferences, workshops and monthly Family Rounds presentations. We are open Monday-Friday, noon - 4 p.m. All programs open to anyone in the community, regardless of Partners association. Dates and times are subject to change, please call 978.354.2670 to confirm.

MINDFULNESS *Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programs Adults, teens and children (See separate flyer for workshops). Email ithomson@partners.org with questions. Date/Time/Cost: Spring, Winter and Fall, FEE Locations: MassGeneral/North Shore, Danvers; Highland Hall, 55 Highland Avenue, Salem; Union Hospital, Lynn

Mood Disorders Support Group Parents share strategies, treatment options and resources for children and young adults of all ages. Facilitated by Patty Gardner-Goodof, LICSW. Date/Time/Cost: 2nd Wednesday of every month, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., FREE Location: Family Resource Center (4th floor), 57 Highland Avenue, Salem

Families of Children Entering Mental Health Care

This group will address questions and concerns that family members might have about their children accessing all levels of mental health care. Led by Jessica Smith, LICSW, Union Hospital. Call 781.477.3890 Date/Time/Cost: Tuesdays, 4 - 5 p.m., FREE Location: Cafeteria Conference Room, Union Hospital (Ground Floor), Lynn

Parents Helping Parents Parents supporting other parents. Follows the statewide model. Confidential and anonymous. Call 1.800.882.1250 or 978.354.2670

PARENTS, ADULTS & CHILDREN

Date/Time/Cost: Tuesdays, 11 a.m. - noon, FREE Location: Family Resource Center (4th floor), 57 Highland Avenue, Salem

*Balance After Baby

Parenting Today

Lauren DeRienzo, Psy.D., will help new moms learn about the emotional changes that occur after childbirth. Babies are welcome.

Four week educational program for parents. If you find your child /adolescent /teen to be challenging, this class is for you. Stop the power struggles. Build mutual respect. Facilitated by Cindy Veatch, LICSW

Date/Time/Cost: 2nd Monday of every month. 1 - 2 p.m., FREE Location: MassGeneral for Children at NSMC (1st floor), 57 Highland Avenue, Salem Call 978.825.6610 or visit nsmc.partners.org/birthplace

Date/Time/Cost: Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8 p.m., Nominal Fee Location: Family Resource Center (4th floor), 57 Highland Avenue, Salem


Education and Support Groups TEENS *Anxiety Group for Teens A six-week psychoeducation series led by Michele Casoli-Reardon, M.D. Helps teens work on avoidance, stress tolerance and social skills. Date/Time/Cost: Wednesdays, 4 - 5 p.m. Nominal Fee Location: Family Resource Center (4th floor), 57 Highland Avenue, Salem

Depression Group for Teens A three-week teen workshop to discuss all issues of depression without judgment. Facilitated by Cathy Goldstein-Mullin, LICSW. Date/Time/Cost: Tuesdays, 5 - 6 p.m., Nominal Fee Location: Family Resource Center (4th floor), 57 Highland Avenue, Salem

CHILDREN *Grief Group for Children, Adolescents and Teens

SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing, GRASP North Shore This facilitated peer group is open to anyone who has lost a family member or loved one to addiction or overdose. Call 781.593.5224 or 978.354.2660. Date/Time/Cost: 1st Thursday of the month, 7 - 8:30 p.m., FREE Location: NSMC Salem Hospital, Davenport 101.

An expressive support group for children who have experienced a loss, whether it be a grandparent, parent, sibling or friend. Led by Cara McAuliffe, MS, CCLS Child Life Specialist.

Learn to Cope, Salem

Date/Time/Cost: 3rd Wednesday of the month, 5 - 6:30 p.m., Two groups: 7-12 years old, 13-18 years old. FREE Location: 57 Highland Avenue (1st floor), Salem

Date/Time/Cost: Thursdays, 7 - 8:30 p.m., FREE Location: NSMC Salem Hospital, Davenport 102A

Sibling Support Program A recreational peer support program for children ages 7-12 who have siblings with a developmental, medical or behavioral health disorder. Facilitated by Marguerite Roberts, M.S., N.P. Date/Time/Cost: First Saturday of every other month. Nominal Fee Location: Peabody Institute Library in Danvers.

This peer family support group is for adults living with the drug addiction of a loved one. Email mroberts2@partners.org with questions.

*Marijuana and Alcohol The Real Deal: A psychoeducational program with one group devoted to concerned parents and one group devoted to adolescents 13-18 years old, both designed to learn the truth about these substances and how to navigate conversations. Led by Corey Meyer, MD and Michael Levy, PhD. Date/Time/Cost: Quarterly on consecutive Mondays from 6 - 7 p.m., Nominal Fee Location: Highland Hall, 55 Highland Ave., Auditorium, (across from ER at NSMC Salem Hospital)

Marguerite Roberts, M.S., N.P., Director mroberts2@partners.org 978-354-2660 Ivette Thomson, Program Coordinator ithomson@partners.org 978-354-2670

*Programs available thanks to generous donations from the Merry Mixers!


2017 Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Programs These mindfulness-based stress reduction programs will teach adults, teens and children how to cope with stress and ways to respond to it. Participants will learn how to: • Recognize stress and cope with stressful situations • Cultivate health through mindfulness, meditation and mindful movement • Increase energy and wellbeing Program Listings Mindfulness for Adults: Tuesdays, 6 - 8:30 p.m. SPRING: April 4–May 23; FALL: October 3–November 21 Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care, 102 Endicott Street, Danvers

MBSR Program Instructors

Jefferson Prince, M.D., Director of Child Psychiatry, MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center Marguerite Roberts, M.S., N.P., Director of Family Resource Center, MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center Ivette Thomson, Program Coordinator, MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center

Free orientation sessions will be held at 6 p.m. in Danvers. You must attend one of the two sessions. SPRING: March 21 or 28; FALL: September 19 or 26 All Day Retreats: SPRING: Saturday, May 13, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. FALL: Saturday, November 4, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. NSMC Union Hospital, Healing Atrium, 500 Lynnfield Street, Lynn NEW! Mindfulness for High School and College Students: Tuesdays, 6 - 7:30 p.m. WINTER 4-Week Series: January 10, 17, 24 & 31 Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care, 102 Endicott Street, Danvers Mindfulness for 11–13 year old students: 2-4 p.m. NSMC Union Hospital, Healing Atrium, 500 Lynnfield Street, Lynn. SPRING: April 2 WINTER: December 3 Mindfulness for Children aged 8–10: Thursdays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. SPRING: April 6–May 25; FALL: September 28–November 16 NSMC Highland Hall Auditorium, 55 Highland Ave, Salem Free orientation session will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Salem for participants, accompanied by parents and/or guardians. SPRING: March 23; FALL: September 14 Maintain or Begin Your Mindfulness Practice: Wednesdays, 6 - 7:30 p.m. January 4, February 1, March 1, April 5, May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2, September 6, October 4, November 1 and December 6, Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care, 102 Endicott Street, Danvers Practices open to all, no experience necessary. No fee.

To learn more about the programs, fees and dates or to register, please call 978-354-2670 or email ithomson@partners.org. You may also visit nsmcfamilyresourcecenter.org. New program expansions and scholarships thanks to the generous donation from the Merry Mixers!

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