RESOURCE FAIR: HOPE Community Resources Wellness Fair
Marshfield High School.
Thursday, April 30, 2015 11:45 AM – 2:00 PM.
Come learn of current and available community resources—materials, programming, and so on—in one location. We will help you to tap into local organizations that also offer help and information. Providers/vendors at the fair will represent various community needs, including: Safety, Health and Wellness, HIV Screenings, Housing, Emergency Services, Basic Needs,, Parent resources, information and referral, Family Mental Health/ Care Coordination Services, etc.
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Nutrition and Mental Health
Can a poor diet affect my mental health?Learn more »
National Alliance on Mental Illness, Massachusetts
A vital state resource for individuals and families facing the challenges of mental illness, providing free mental health family-based education, family and peer support and grassroots advocacy.Learn more »
Mental Health Benefits of Exercise
Regardless of age or fitness level (yup, this includes everyone from mall-walkers to marathoners), studies show that making time for exercise provides some serious mental benefits. Get inspired to exercise by reading up on these unexpected ways that working out can benefit mental health, relationships and lead to a healthier and happier life overall.Learn more »
When To Seek Help For Your Child.
Parents are usually the first to recognize that their child has a problem with emotions or behavior. Still, the decision to seek professional help can be difficult and painful for a parent. The first step is to gently try to talk to the child. An honest open talk about feelings can often help. Parents may choose to consult with the child's physicians, teachers, members of the clergy, or other adults who know the child well. These steps may resolve the problems for the child and family.Learn more »
DMH Resource Guide
The Department of Mental Health published several resource guides that help consumers, families and the general public find information about DMH, services and other statewide services and programs in the mental health community.Learn more »
Diet and Mental Health
Recent evidence suggests that good nutrition is essential for our mental health and that a number of mental health conditions may be influenced by dietary factors.Learn more »
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General information on specific medications at National Alliance on Mental Illness website
South Shore Community Action Council Resource Directory
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Massachusetts School of Professional Psycology-- MSPP Interface Referral Service
The MSPP INTERFACE® Referral Service collects and categorizes a wide range of valuable resources related to mental health and wellness for the benefit of the general public – children, adults and families – as well as educators and mental health professionals.Learn More »
In addition to the resources on this web site, the MSPP INTERFACE® Referral Service maintains a mental health and wellness referral help line Monday through Friday, 9 am-5 pm, at 617-332-3666 x 1411 or 888-244-6843 x 1411. This is a free, confidential referral service for participating communities. Callers are matched with licensed mental health providers from our extensive database. Each referral meets the location, insurance, and specialty needs of the caller.