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 programs
Family Education and Support Groups
We are happy to announce our 10th Year Anniversary! We are grateful for all who have supported and continue to support our programs.
Family Rounds:Winter - Spring 2014 Series
Family Rounds are held 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.
March 20thFor Adolescents (11 & 12 year olds)
- "Let's Get Organized"April 17th
- "Room to Breathe"May 15th
- "Cutting"Click here
to print flyer to share and/or postSPECIAL EVENTS:
For Teens (13-19 year olds)
Presented by Inward Bound (iBme) Mindfulness Education in Collaboration with the Family Resource Center - "A Daylong Introduction to Mindfulness" Sunday, February 23, 2014 12-6 p.m. Click here
"Introduction to Mindfulness" Sunday, March 2, 2014 1-4 p.m. Healing Atrium Union Hospital. To print/post flyer click here
The 2014 stress reduction programs
are based on the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program developed by UMass Medical Center. MBSR has been successfully taught for 30 years. 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. Cancellation Policy
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 LibraryBooks for adultsBooks for children
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