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 Young Minds for kids 8-11 years old

Where:Integrated Psychotherapy
31 Hastings Street
Mendon, MA 01756
When:Wednesdays January 10th-February 14th
5-6 pm
Register Info:See flyerFee:$90

This 6 week playful group will provide kids some unusual and fun tools to chill, de-stress, let go of worries. If your child worries too much, has difficulty falling asleep, this workshop is perfect! Yoga, play and creative arts will be woven in to each session.
Facilitator: Sherri Snyder, MA, LMHC (Psychotherapist, Certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor, Certified Art and Yoga Facilitator)

Stress Reduction-Chillin’ Teens 1/10-2/28

Where:Integrated Psychotherapy
31 Hastings Street
Mendon, MA 01756
When:Wednesdays January 10th-February 28th
6:30-8:00 pm
Register Info:See flyerFee:$170

This 8 week program will provide teens with unique and creative stress-reduction techniques that they can use the rest of their lives. Yoga, creative expression, breathing techniques, and “mind skills” will be woven into the workshop.
Facilitator: Sherri Snyder, MA, LMHC

Social Skills Group Ages 8-12 1/8-4/23

Where:FCP
76 Church Street
Whitinsville, MA
When:Thursdays 4:00-5:00 PM
1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29
2/5, 2/12, 2/16
3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/16
4/2, 4/9, 4/23
Register Info:Call 508-234-4181Fee:Most insurances accepted

This group works to promote positive interaction and social skills development through therapeutic games.

Facilitated by Kathryn Belmore, Clinical Intern

Creative Expressions Group Begins 2/7

Where:Wayside Blackstone Valley
10 Asylum Street
Milford, MA 01757
When:6 week session on Wednesday's starting 2/4/18
See flyer for specific times
Register Info:Contact Janan Braley 508-469-3107Fee:na

Explore the use of art in a group therapy setting to foster greater self-esteem, cope with anxiety and depression, and to build lasting connections.

Inner Beauty Shop for Young Women Starts 1/27 (not 1/20)

Where:State of Grace Yoga
104 Hartford Ave
Uxbridge, MA 01569
When:Saturday January 27, 2018
Register Info:See flyerFee:$50

Unfortunately, we live in a culture of perfectionism, competing, and comparing. These qualities can cause a sense of insecurity, self-loathing, and lack of connection for young women. This powerful 3-hour workshop will tear down these barriers, build up inner beauty, and help all participants to embrace inner wisdom. A workshop of connection

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!