Category Archives: Education

The Anger Management Program – Part 4

The Angry People Lecture Series continues with the fourth talk in the series on Wednesday January 25, 2017 from 6:00-8:00. The topic: Negotiating with angry people.

Middlesex Community College
33 Kearney Square
Room 103
Lowell, MA

Space is limited, registration is required, no cost to the general public.
To register: angerman1998@gmail.com, or phone 978.957.5811.

The Anger Management Program’s Lecture Series
Anger Management Program, P.O. Box 8895, Lowell, MA 01853-8895

Mr. Favreau has over 35 years of experience working with mentally ill, substance abusing, and criminally involved adults while working for the Department of Mental Health.  He has been the director of the Anger Management Program since the program’s inception in June 1998. The Anger Management Program provides services to individuals involved with Lowell District and Superior Courts.

David Favreau
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor I
Certified Domestic Violence Counselor
Certified Addiction Specialist

 

Coping with the Holidays, a December 13th presentation

The holidays can be a stressful time just in living an ordinary family life.

For families with a loved one with a mental health condition, this time of year can add still more to an already stressful situation.

Mara Briere of Grow A Strong Family, Inc. will provide guidance for family members on how to make the holidays a more enjoyable time for all involved.

For the details of this event please go to Holiday Coping

The Anger Management Program’s Lecture Series

The Angry People Lecture Series continues. The second of five talks about how to deal with angry people will be given on Wednesday October 26th 2016 from 6:00-8:00PM. The topic will be: Feeding angry people’s anger.

Middlesex Community College
33 Kearney Square
Lowell, MA

Space is limited, registration is required, no cost to the general public.
To register: angerman1998@gmail.com, or phone 978.957.5811.

The Anger Management Program’s Lecture Series
Anger Management Program, P.O. Box 8895, Lowell, MA 01853-8895

Mr. Favreau has over 35 years of experience working with mentally ill, substance abusing, and criminally involved adults while working for the Department of Mental Health.  He has been the director of the Anger Management Program since the program’s inception in June 1998. The Anger Management Program provides services to individuals involved with Lowell District and Superior Courts.

David Favreau
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor I
Certified Domestic Violence Counselor
Certified Addiction Specialist

September Events

September is not just back to school time, it is also when we all seem to shake off the laziness of summer. There are a lot of great events this month to help you get back into the swing of things:

  • September 19Coping with the Cycles of Grief, presented by Mara Briere, MA CFLE. Family members often experience a sense of loss, sadness and grief when a loved one has a mental health diagnosis. Mara will lead us in a discussion about how to cope with the cycles of grief at our monthly affiliate education meeting. At The Edinburg Center in Lexington at 7PM.

  • September 24Rock into Recovery, The Edinburg Center‘s annual celebration on the Waltham Common. This year featuring a 5K Run/Walk at 10 AM, followed by a Festival including live bands, arts and crafts, and more. Come visit our NAMI of Central Middlesex outreach table, featuring NARSAD cards. Contact Edinburg for opportunities to volunteer or to reserve an artist exhibitor table.

  • September thru October – The Cucurbit Farms Scarecrow Making Contest is on! Come to the farm and make a friendly scarecrow. Proceeds benenfit NAMI of Central Middlesex. Visit Cucurbit Farms at 32 Parker St. in Acton to join in the fun. Special events on Columbus Day weekend, October 8-10.

Other events this month, further afield, include:

  • September 28Synaptic Gap: 21st Century Brain Science Meets Mental Health Policy, hosted by Massachusetts General Hospital. Some of the most exciting and world-changing advances in medicine are happening in neuroscience. Unfortunately, mental health treatment and policy are not keeping pace. MGH convenes a provocative one-day forum. Preregistration required.

  • September 28How to Talk to Angry People, at Middlesex Community College in Lowell. Feel intimidated or always run over by angry people? This program by David Favreau will help you manage other people’s anger.

  • September 30Employment and Benefits Training, hosted by the Disability Law Center and the Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities. At the Cambridge Public Library. Register by September 23.