Connect with our external resources
Here you’ll find service providers from a wide range of backgrounds and interests.
ECONOMIC HARDSHIP RESOURCES
Travelers Aid Family Services – this is the website targeting programs for homeless families, prevention and stablization, emergency shelter, affordable housing, employment services, transportation and more.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association – a national organization.
Bipolar – Manic Depression Community – Comprehensive information about bipolar disorder in adults and children. Includes causes for Bipolar, treatment, medications and alternative remedies.
Brain Studies and ADD – Daniel Amen, MD’s organization; a lot of info about the brain. Daniel Amen uses SPECT scan technology as part of diagnostic process re: ADD and other psychiatric problems. Learn about what the brain shows in various types of psychopathology and how to keep the brain healthy.
Eating Disorders (MEDA) – Web site of the Multi-service Eating Disorders Association based in Newton, MA. Resources, activities and therapist searches.
Great Moves! – A medically-supervised, family-based weight management program in Newton for children ages 6-18. Provided in collaboration with physicians of Children?s Hospital Boston, this multi-disciplinary program focuses on weight management by incorporating physical activity, nutrition and behavioral support to help children and families develop long-lasting, healthy lifestyle habits.
Mental Health Counselors – Massachusetts Chapter
National Association of Social Workers – a site for social workers and general public to gain access to a host of information.
Neurofeedback – EEG Spectrum International. Curious about neurofeedback? Check out these websites. Neurofeedback is an innovative approach for improving anxiety, mood, behavior and attention problems . . without medication. Works for children as well as adults.
South Shore Postpartum Support Network – Becoming a parent is a major change that affects every aspect of yours and your family’s life. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed, uncertain and sensitive as you learn. But if you continue to have trouble adjusting, to whatever degree, getting information and help as soon as possible will make a difference. The South Shore Postpartum Support Network provides information and resources for counseling and support for you and your family if you are struggling with depression or anxiety after having a baby.
Survivors Network for those Abused by Priests (SNAP) – the national largest, oldest and most active support group for women and men wounded by religious authority figures (priests, ministers, bishops, deacond, nuns, brothers, monks, and others). It is an independent and confidential non-profit organization, with no connections with the church or church officials.
Trauma Information Pages – David Baldwin’s site: good info on trauma and treatment.
Valley Vista – Valley Vista is a comprehensive inpatient facility in Vermont for detoxification and rehabilitation for adolescents and women. The program offers on site psychiatric services that is available to all that need it.