LAWRENCE — Chief Executive Officer Carina Pappalardo is pleased to share that The Psychological Center has been providing life-changing programming for the homeless, mentally ill and those with substance misuse disorders for more than 50 years.
READING — Chief David Clark and the Reading Police Department, in collaboration with the Reading Coalition for Prevention & Support, are pleased to welcome the department’s new Public Safety Clinician Taunya L. Jarzyniecki.
Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth Sponsors Conference Examining the Intersection of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Executive Director Margie Daniels reports that the Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth (MPY) is sponsoring a conference for educators examining the intersection of mental health and substance abuse.
Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Lowell, Pepperell, Tewksbury and Tyngsborough Police Departments Participate in Front Line Initiative Crisis Intervention Training
The Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Pepperell, Tewksbury and Tyngsborough Police Departments report that officers from each of their departments, as well as Officers from the Lowell Police Department, received 40 hours of Crisis Intervention Training from the Front Line Initiative.
SOUTH EASTON — Superintendent Luis Lopes, Principal Leslie Weckesser and Vocational Supervisor Mary Kobey are pleased to share that a group of Southeastern students recently organized a week-long emotional wellness event called “Southeastern Smiles.”
Taunton Public Schools Awarded Competitive Grant to Support Mental Health and Social-Emotional Learning
TAUNTON — Superintendent John Cabral is pleased to announce that Taunton Public Schools has been awarded a grant to support students’ social-emotional learning (SEL), behavioral and mental health, and wellness.
Front Line Initiative Shares Results with Rep. Seth Moulton, Highlighting Over $8M in Taxpayer Savings, 948 Arrest Diversions
The Front Line Initiative and its member police departments were pleased to share in a recent presentation to U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton that the regional mental-health collaborative saved taxpayers in member communities over $8 million, diverted 1,431 individuals from emergency room visits, and diverted 948 individuals from arrest.
MPY Conference to Focus on Building Supportive Communities to Address Mental Health and Substance Abuse Amid Pandemic
WAKEFIELD — Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth (MPY) Executive Director Margie Daniels is pleased to share that MPY will be presenting a conference for educators focused on creating safe and supportive communities for addressing substance abuse and mental health issues as the pandemic continues to impact students and families.
*Media Advisory* MPY Hosting First Conference in 18 Months, with Focus on Childrens’ Mental Health, Return to School
WAKEFIELD — Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth (MPY) Executive Director Margie Daniels is pleased to share that the nonprofit will soon host its first in-person conference in 18 months.
COHASSET — Chief William Quigley is pleased to announce that the Cohasset Police Department has recently received a $5,000 grant to support post-pandemic mental health.