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February 2015

WRAP at the Gill Wellness Center

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm


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Housing Access Solutions We Don’t Want to Think About That Just Might Work

February 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us in discussing housing access solutions we don’t want to think about…that just might work. Help ask the tough questions… How can landlords help keep rents ‘affordable’? How might linkage, zoning, and other regulatory mechanisms increase the housing supply for families living in poverty? Is micro-housing an answer for low-income individuals? Should housing expenses be earmarked in a person’s cash benefits? … and leave with answers that lead to action! Tuesday, February 3, 2015 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM…

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Family Healing Workshop Series – February 2015 in South Boston

February 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Have you or your family been affected by another person’s substance abuse? Do you have questions? Join us in February for a 4 week Workshop Series. Highlights include: • Learn how Substance Use problems occur. • Practical resources and paths to recovery. • Guest speakers from our community. All are welcome, including family members, persons in recovery & service providers. Childcare is available for attendees each night, but you must RSVP to avail of this. Tuesdays in February in Laboure…

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Mindfulness for Teens and Children

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Belmont Lecture Series OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE & RELATED DISORDERS LES GRODBERG MEMORIAL LECTURE SERIES 2014 – 2015 Sponsored by the Massachusetts Affiliate of the International OCD Foundation McLean Hospital, De Marneffe Cafeteria Building, Room 132 Belmont, MA  02478 (Directions) OCD Massachusetts, in conjunction with McLean Hospital, presents a series of preeminent speakers in the field of OCD and related disorders.  Each presentation takes place from 7:00 – 8:00pm. Date Topic Presenter September 9, 2014 OCD and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)…

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Free Webinar: Recovering From The Bipolar Myth

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 – 12:00 to 1:00 PM A diagnosis of bipolar disorder does not mean that your life is out of your hands. Max, who has been living with bipolar for sixteen years, and Kathy, his mother, will dispute three harmful myths that can interfere with recovery. They will illustrate through their own experience that full recovery is possible, that individuals are in control of their own recovery, and that it is worth the risk to speak openly…

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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

February 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday, February 5, 2015. Presented by: Robert Jope, LMHC is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. He teaches Motivational Interviewing for the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, and as adjunct faculty at Salve Regina University; he has also consulted with the Addiction Technology Transfer Center at Brown University and currently works as a Motivational Interviewing coder for a nationally-recognized coding agency. Below are the details pertaining to this event. Time: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Registration: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Training: 9:00…

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Five Session CPS Prep Course at Webster House in Brookline

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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The Employment Market for Young Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions: Barriers and Solutions

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  Presenters: Chuck Lidz, PhD and Lisa M. Smith, BA Join a webinar on Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 from 12 PM to 1 PM EST. Register now!* https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1781205902281286913 Many young adults with serious mental health conditions want to find employment that can lead to a secure financial future and employment of which they can be proud. Interviews with Employment Specialists, Recovered Employees, and Employers found several major barriers to such employment. This presentation will discuss both those barriers and some possible solutions. *After registering,…

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Webinar: Novel Findings in Brain DNA for Psychiatric Disorders

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

When: Tuesday, February 10, 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Eastern Speaker: Wade H. Berrettini, M.D., Ph.D. Karl E. Rickels Professor of Psychiatry Director, Center for Neurobiology and Behavior University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine The author of more than 300 scientific publications, Dr. Berrettini’s research interests includes the genetics and pharmacogenetics of several complex traits including addictions, mood disorders, eating disorders and epilepsy. Since 1997, Dr. Berrettini has served as the Director of the Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, a group…

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Free Webinar: “Beyond Diagnosis: A Message of Hope” with Lizabeth Schuch

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 – 12:00 to 1:00 PM Lizabeth D. Schuch, Author of More Than Bipolar: A Memoir of Acceptance and Hope will speak candidly about her journey with bipolar disorder and how she has been able to live well with an illness that can be so devastating at times. Diagnosed at age 17, Lizabeth offers 30 years’ experience with this mood disorder and insight into its management.  Along with a brief reading from her memoir, she will share  the…

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