Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center serves children, adolescents, families and professionals. Marguerite Roberts, MS, NP, and her staff organize and run conferences, workshops and family support programs, and Roberts is on hand to assist families and individuals with their research needs. The Resource Center provides a variety of books, videos and audio CDs through their Behavioral Health Library. The Center is also actively engaged in several collaborative community projects.
Family resource center staff at North Shore Medical Center

Family Education and Support

Family Rounds:

Winter - Spring 2014 Series

Every third Thursday of the month from 12:00-1:30 p.m. at NSMC Salem Hospital, Davenport 4 Boardroom. Email Ivette Thomson or call 978 354 2670 to register and learn more.
 - "Cutting", Michael Tsappis, MD, Medical Director of Outpatient Pediatric Psychiatry Services

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program Events:

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Mindfulness for Children aged 8-10.  April 3 - May 29, 2014.  
This 8 week program is based on the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction curriculum for young children.   We are accepting registrations now for limited space in a class of 12. Please post/share flier.

Mindfulness for HS Teens aged 14-17.  April 2 - May 28.  
This 8 week program is based on the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction curriculum for High School Adolescents.   We are accepting registrations now for limited space in a class of 20. Please post/share flier.

2014 Maintain Your Practice
Stress Reduction Clinic Sessions - Guided Yoga & Meditation.  Previous HS student participants NO CHARGE. Practices open to all, no previous experience necessary.  Please post/share flier.

Spring enrollment now open for Adult Program (Evenings)High School Students and Adolescents 8-10 YO (Evenings) Call 978-354-2670 for more information.  

The 2014 stress reduction programs are based on the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program developed by UMass Medical Center. Tuition for Mindfulness programs will be refunded only if notice of withdrawal is received 7 days prior to the session start date; refund will be minus a $25 cancellation fee 

Behavioral Health Library

Books for adults
Books for children

Wish List

We have created a Wish List of the books we are most interested in obtaining for our Behavioral Health Library. If you are interested in purchasing and donating one of the books on the list, please let us know!

In case you missed it:

"Chicken or Egg: Understanding theMental Health and Substance Abuse Connection in Youth"
  James Howland, Ed.D., LICSW  Click here for handouts