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Get matched with a mental health services provider, call the INTERFACE REFERRAL HELPLINE 888-244-6843 (toll free). Available from Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm for Reading residents.

Recommended agencies with adolescent services:

Arbour Counseling – Woburn – provide court referred evaluations and other services

http://www.arbourhealth.com/organizations/arbour-counseling-services/

 

Mass General “ARMS”- offers a one-time consult and other services

http://www2.massgeneral.org/allpsych/ARMS/index.asp

 

Beth Israel Lahey Health - Behavioral Programs

http://www.nebhealth.org/

 

Riverside Community Care – Wakefield

http://www.riversidecc.org/

 

Lifestance Health, formerly Psychological Care Associates  – Stoneham, Woburn 781-646-0500

https://lifestance.com/

 

Dr. Ruth Potee
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View the Vaping Trends & Cessation Support Webinar Hosted on 5/13/20
View the Vaping Trends & Cessation Support Webinar Hosted on 5/13/20

The Reading Coalition and Lotus Health Education LLC in partnership with the Reading Public Schools hosted a live webinar on May 13, 2020 on Vaping Trends & Cessation Support. If you weren’t able to make it, or are interested in reviewing the information we shared, you can view a recording of the webinar using the below link.

Webinar Topic: Vaping Trends & Cessation Support Webinar

Webinar Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/6YsrEp371kxJULPizlnddPMxPZbHX6a81yhM-_EPnRtFBX9dBPMiDA1MlwY8iMte

If you have any questions about the material covered, or are looking for resources for yourself or a loved one, please do not hesitate to contact Samantha Salkin, Outreach Coordinator. She is happy to assist your family in connecting with the appropriate supports.

Webinar Panelists:

Samantha Salkin, BAPH, Outreach Coordinator, Reading Coalition for Prevention & Support, ssalkin@ci.reading.ma.us

Kathleen G. O’Leary RN, MS, FNP-BC, NP-C, CTTS, Founder/CEO Lotus Health Education, lotushealthedllc@gmail.com

Special thanks to the Mystic Valley Public Health Coalition for sponsoring this webinar via Zoom. 

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Supporting Healthy Teen Relationships Webinar by Reading Coalition, RESPOND & RPS- View the recording from 6/16/20
Supporting Healthy Teen Relationships Webinar by Reading Coalition, RESPOND & RPS- View the recording from 6/16/20

View the Healthy Teen Dating Webinar hosted by the Reading Coalition for Prevention & Support on Tuesday, June 16th.

Slides: FINAL_Supporting_Healthy_Teen_Dating_Relationships_Webinar.pdf

Webinar Focus: Supporting young people in developing healthy dating relationships is an essential part of positive youth development. This webinar, created for parents and caregivers, will:

-Discuss strategies to promote healthy teen dating
-Provide guidance on how to talk to young people about healthy dating
-Explain teen dating violence (i.e. what is it, what does it look like)
-Provide strategies on how to recognize and intervene in an unhealthy teen dating relationship
-Share healthy dating resources available to the Reading community

Presenters:
Zoe Sachs, Community Intervention and Education Coordinator, RESPOND Inc.- Working to End Domestic Violence
Erica McNamara, MPH, Director, Reading Coalition for Prevention & Support
Samantha Salkin, BAPH, Outreach Coordinator, Reading Coalition for Prevention & Support

 

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Tips for Managing Anxiety During Reopening Webinar- View the recording from 6/25/20
Tips for Managing Anxiety During Reopening Webinar- View the recording from 6/25/20

Check out the latest recorded webinar entitled "Managing Anxiety for You and Your Family During Reopening."  

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 This conversation focused on managing anxiety for you and your family during reopening. Our guest panelists addressed issues around anxiety, ethical decision making during the reopening phases, self-care strategies, and talking to your children about alcohol use. 

Listen to the recording and feel free to share with others. And, go here for the resources shared and more. A huge thank you to our moderator, Ivy Jones-Turner, and our presenter, Kevin Kozin, MTS, LICSW!

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Also, please email eparsons@cityofmelrose.org and let us know if there are other topics you are interested in hearing more about!

Learn more at www.mysticvalleypublichealth.org/connectandcope/

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