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 Education and Support
Family Rounds:September 18, 2014
"Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Young Children" ~ Gail Arnold, M.Psych LMHC Preschool Team Coordinator, Clinical Director, Parent Child Trauma Recovery Program, OPMH MassGeneral for Childre at NSMC, National Trainer in Child Parent PsychotherapyClick here for our Fall 2014 - Winter 2015 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.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program Events:Patients describe the benefits of this program >>
Workshops for HS & College Students:
"Introduction to Mindfulness" Dates TBD $30 Fee. Mindfulness for Children aged 8-10.
October 2 - November 20
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.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
Fall enrollment now open for Adult Program (Evenings)
, 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. After class one 75%, class two 50%, class three 25%, after that NO refund will be given.
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:
, Michael Tsappis, MD, Medical Director of Outpatient Pediatric Psychiatry Services Click here for handouts"Chicken or Egg: Understanding theMental Health and Substance Abuse Connection in Youth"
James Howland, Ed.D., LICSW Click here for handouts