Programs for Teens

Alateen Meeting

Where:In the ESL Room at the Milford Town Library
When:Starting September 18th, 2013
Every Wednesday
From 4-6pm
Register Info:For more information, please call Jacque Gorman at 508-473-2145 ext 223 or email jgorman@cwmars.orgFee:Free for teens who have someone in their life with substance abuse issues

Milford has finally started the Alateen Meetings after so much discussion in the previous year.

Breaking the Chains of Addiction/Drop in Centers 1rst and 3rd Tuesday 6pm to 8pm

Where:Community Impact
211 Main St.
Milford, MA 01757
When:1rst and 3rd Tuesday
6:00pm-8:00 pm
Register Info:drop inFee:no fee

The SAFE/JAG initiated Substance Abuse Outreach and Intervention Program will strive to proactively provide a gateway to professional resources for persons with Substance Abuse Disorders (SUDs) and friends and/or family members of persons with SUDs.

Calming Teen Minds

Where:Integrated Psychotherapy
31 Hastings Street
Mendon, MA 01756
When:Starts in August for 6 sessions
Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 pm
Register Info:Register at integratedpsychotherapy.comFee:$150.00

Teens are under tremendous pressure these days, overwhelmed with school, grades, sports, body image, filling every minute of their days. This workshop will proved teens practical and fun techniques to cope with life’s stressors. Start the school year with effective skills!

Teen Grief Group Ages 13-16 Starting 10/21

Where:Family Continuity
76 Church Street
Whitinsville, MA 01588
When:8 weeks starting Saturday 10/21 @ 10:00 am
Register Info:Register by calling 508-234-4181 ext 5093Fee:Most insurances accepted. Sliding fee scale available to those who qualify

Supportive bereavement group for teens. Group will run for 8 weeks, starting Saturday 10/21.

Group leader: Lisa Salvaggio, M.Ed.,CAGS

LGBTQ Support Group

Where:Riverside Community Care-Milford
25 Birch St Building B Ste 250
Milford, MA 01757
When:Tuesday 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10 and 10/17
6:00-7:30 PM
Register Info:See flyerFee:Free

Creating a safe space for LGBTQ youth (Ages 14-18) to build healthy peer relationships, build confidence and gain greater awareness of issues affecting the LGBTQ community.

Inner Beauty Workshop 9/19 and 11/7

Where:Integrated Psychotherapy
31 Hastings St
Mendon, MA 01756
When:September 19th 5-8PM
November 7th 5-8 PM
Register Info:www.IntegratedPsychotherapy.comFee:$45

The Inner Beauty Shop is a transformational journey that will lead you to finding radical self-acceptance. Through media literacy, experiential exercise, embodied expression, and processing with peers, you will leave behind the critic and instead embrace compassion. This workshop is designed to shift us away from isolation and into inter-dependency as we work together to create a world where we all feel lovable without condition.

Facilitated by Sherri Snyder-Roche, MA, LMHC

Mindfulness and Stress Reduction Group Boys & Girls Grades 1-3 10/3-11/14

Where:Family Continuity
76 Church St
Whitinsville, MA 01588
When:Tuesdays 4:00-4:45 PM
October 3rd-November 14th
Register Info:Registration Required Call 508-234-4181 ext 5093Fee:Most insurances accepted

Come join this group to learn new skills based on yoga and meditation practices in order to help relieve anxiety, reduce stress, address trauma and feelings of sadness. This group will support children to improve emotional regulation, focus, self-esteem and use of relaxation techniques.

Group Leader: Liz Harris, LICSW

“Real Talk: Body Image” 10/2-11/6

Where:Walden Behavioral Care
229 E. Main Street Ste 201
Milford, MA 01757
When:Mondays October 2nd-November 6
3:45-4:45 PM
Register Info:Call 508-796-5797Fee:$150

Walden is proud to introduce a special body image group for teen girls (ages 12-18) aimed at fostering a positive sense of self, in both body and mind.

Mindfulness and Stress Reduction Group Boys & Girls Grades 4-7th 9/28-11/9

Where:Family Continuity
76 Church Street
Whitinsville, MA
When:Thursdays 4:00-4:45 PM
September 28th-November 9th
Register Info:Registration Required Call 508-234-4181 ext 5093Fee:Most insurances accepted

Come join this group to learn new skills based on yoga and meditation practices in order to help relieve anxiety, reduce stress, address trauma and feelings of sadness. This group will support children to improve emotional regulation, focus, self-esteem and use of relaxation techniques.

Group Leader: Meredith Caelhousen, LICSW

Don’t Hate, Validate! Building Self-Esteem through Expressive Arts

Where:Walden Behavioral Care
229 E. Main Street Ste 201
Milford, MA 01757
When:Thursdays 3-4pm
8/24, 8/31, 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28
Register Info:Call 508-488-5894Fee:$150

Befriending Your Anxiety; An Anxiety 101 Management Workshop Series Ages 11-14

Where:17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro, MA 02035
When:Mondays from 4:30pm-5:30pm
Series of 8 classes
Register Info:Contact Stacey E. Pimentel, LMHC 978-430-6373Fee:$250

Wayside-Blackstone Valley Anxiety & Social Skills Groups

Where:Wayside
10 Asylum St.
Milford, MA 01757
When:Anxiety Groups
Mondays @ 4 pm ages 14 & up
Wednesdays @ 5:30 pm ages 10-13

Social Skills Groups
Wednesdays @ 4pm ages 14 & up
Thursdays @ 5:30 ages 10-13
Register Info:Contact Mercy Ndackson 508-478-6888 x 3106Fee:Conact Mercy Ndackson 508-478-6888 x3106

Groups begin 4/24/17

Empowering Young Women Through Art and Yoga 10/11-11/29

Where:Integrated Psychotherapy
31 Hastings Street
Mendon, MA
When:6 Week Workshop, 5-6:30 pm
October 11 - November 29 (skipping 11/22)
Register Info:http://www.integratedpsychotherapy.com/Fee:FEE: $ 180 (includes all supplies)

A non-judgmental playful time and space to explore and unleash your creative spirit! No yoga or art experience needed!

Facilitated by Sherri Snyder-Roche

Girls On The Run

Where:See website for location near you
When:See website
Register Info:See websiteFee:See website

We believe that every girl
can embrace who she is,
can define who she wants to be,
can rise to any challenge,
can change the world.
Can.

Mission

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

http://www.gotr-worc.org/who-we-are/our-mission

YMCA High Flight Program

Where:MetroWest YMCA Family Outdoor Center • 45 East Street • Hopkinton, MA 01748 • Phone: 508 435 9345
When:See website
Register Info:See websiteFee:See website

The High Flight program is an Adventure-Based Experiential Education and Leadership Development Program designed to support youth and teens in their development of self-confidence, self-worth and life skills. High Flight encourages teens to challenge themselves with positive risk-taking, pushing their personal limits in a safe, accepting and supportive environment.

http://www.metrowestymca.org/family-outdoor-center/high-flight

Intensive Family Week Program for Eating Disorders

Where:Walden Behavioral Health
9 Hope Ave # 500
Waltham, MA 02453
When:M, W, F 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
T, TH 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Register Info:Contact Renee Nelson, Psy.D, Director of Adolescent Services ph: 781-647-0066Fee:Contact 781-647-0066

An intensive program for families that specializes in family-based treatment of eating disorders for adolescents. Our condensed one-week program provides a range of effective interventions including family therapy, skills training and meal coaching designed to provide families with the skills and education needed to take care of their child.

Building Connections: Social Group Ages 7-11

Where:Family Continuity
76 Church St.
Whitinsville, MA
When:Thursdays 4-5 pm
Starting October 6th
Register Info:Call intake department @ 508-234-4181Fee:Call for info

Social group focusing on managing anxiety, navigating friendships effectively, awareness of own feelings and the feelings of others, emotional regulation, impulse control and self-care.

Outpatient Groups at The Renfrew Center of Boston

Where:Renfrew Center of Boston
When:see website
Register Info:http://eepurl.com/btJIH9Fee:N/A

Autism Navigation; Guidance, Planning, and Advocacy for Families of Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder; JFCS

Where:NA
When:NA
Register Info:For more info contact Wendi Hutchinson, Program Director, Jewish Family and Children's Services @ 781-693-1216Fee:Contact program for information

Family Yoga; Yoga at the Ashram Sundays 1:15-3:00

Where:368 Village St
Millis, MA
ph: 508-376-4525
When:Sundays 1:15-3:00
Register Info:see flyerFee:Donation only!

Services for Children and Adolescents; JFCS

Where:NA
When:NA
Register Info:Contact Jewish Family & Children's Service @ 781-647-5327Fee:Call for info

Services for Children and Adolescents serves families hoping to grow stronger through the promotion of healthy family functioning. Providing a unique suite of programs that focus on youth with autism spectrum disorder, mental illness, and related conditions with the goal of improving family life. Also offering support to help children succeed in school socially and academically as well as adoption services and child and family counseling.

In-Home Therapy; JFCS

Where:NA
When:NA
Register Info:Contact the Intake Coordinator @ 978-741-7878Fee:Contact the Intake Coordinator

The focus of Jewish Family and Children’s Service In-Home Therapy is to improve the mental health of your child and strengthen your family.

Disabilities Resource Network; JFCS

Where:NA
When:NA
Register Info:Contact Sandy Slavet at 781-693-5640Fee:NA

The Jewish Family and Children’s Service Disabilities Resource Network is a free information, referral, and consultation service funded by Combined Jewish Philanthropies.

In-Home Behavioral Services; JFCS

Where:NA
When:NA
Register Info:Contact the Intake Coordinator @ 978-741-7878Fee:Contact the Intake Coordinator

Jewish Family & Children’s Service In-Home Behavioral Services provides comprehensive intervention with the goal of helping your child improve his/her behavior by enhancing communication skills and teaching strategies for self-regulation.

Therapeutic Mentoring; JFCS

Where:NA
When:NA
Register Info:Contact the Intake Coordinator @ 978-741-7878Fee:Contact the Intake Coordinator

Jewish Family and Children’s Service Therapeutic Mentoring offers structured, one-to-one, positive support for your child 3-20 years of age. This relationship assists your child in addressing communication issues, day to day challenges, and social skills.

Recovery

Where:Community Impact/Amy Leone,MS,MA,LMHC
211 Main St.
Milford, MA 01757
PH: 508-422-0242 ext 1
When:Ongoing 6 week group
Thursdays from 8:00-9:00 pm
Register Info:Register at communityimpactinc.netFee:contact Community Impact

Are you in recovery from a substance abuse addiction? If you said “Yes” This group is for you.

Adolescent Anger Management

Where:Family Continuity
79 Church st
Whitinsville, MA 01588
www.familycontinuity.org
When:TBD
Register Info:Call 508-234-4181 ext 5093Fee:Call for information

Ages 13-17

Identify internal and external triggers to one’s anger, learn coping skills and stress-reducing techniques, decision-making, good judgment, and more..

Building Connections (Social Skills Development)

Where:Family Continuity
79 Church st
Whitinsville, MA 01588
www.familycontinuity.org
When:Thursday's 4-5 PM
Register Info:Call 508-234-4181 ext 5093Fee:Call for information

Ages 12-15

Girls Acting Independently Now

Where:Family Continuity
79 Church st
Whitinsville, MA 01588
www.familycontinuity.org
When:TBD
Register Info:508-234-4181 ext 5093Fee:Call 508-234-4181 ext 5093

For Teen Girls ages 13-17

Promoting self-esteem, creating a positive self-image, handling peer pressure, bettering health & wellness, becoming positive role models, developing leadership skills, & planning for the future, all in a judgment free environment!