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We are having a Mental Health Month Celebration Day on May 20th! See flyer (PDF) for details.

We have a WRAP class on Tuesday starting 1/31/17 3-4:30.Please RSVP for WHAM and WRAP.

Due to weather and previously scheduled events, we are stating WHAM on March 4th for 10 weeks to May 6,2017.

From the desk of Sarah Selkovits:

Bay Cove has three peer support worker positions open, all to start July 1st. All positions are 15 hour a week positions. Two of the open positions are located in Harvard Sq. and one at PERC in Jamaica Plain, although candidates may be asked to work at both locations. The job is posted on www.baycove.org/jobs/

Please apply on line on the application and attach your resume.

We have full time peer openings in Fall River and Hyannis for the Emergency Services Programs in those areas. The PACT team located in Jamaica Plain also has a full time Peer Specialist position open at this time.

Transitions of Boston Clubhouse has several positions available at this time.

*Remember to ring suite 2 Employment Services*

Please check out our brochures as we've added a lot of new groups.

MBRLC/Peer Education Resource Center
3313 Washington Street Suite 2
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Sarah Selkovits

Main phone number: (617) 788-1034

Hours: 1-5 pm Tuesday
1-5 pm Thursday
10-4 pm Saturdays

11-3 Wednesday: Hope Center.
Located at the:
Erich Lindemann Mental Health Center
25 Staniford Street Plaza
Boston, MA 02114

All meetings are open to anyone who identifies themselves as someone with experiences of mental issues.

Call before you plan to stop by; this would be greatly appreciated.

Sarah Selkovits MS, CRC C.P.R.P CPS
Director of Recovery

Denise Clarke CPS
Peer Support Worker

Mary Broderick
Peer Support Worker

A message from Denise Clarke, Peer Support Worker at PERC:
Over the last 8 weeks I have facilitated a peer group on Assertiveness. This has been incredibly helpful not only to my fellow peers but also to me. Learning about communication styles has helped me to become less passive and become more assertive. The group has learned to encourage each other to find the happy medium of assertive vs aggressive communication vs passive communication. In the group we often do role plays which really help to illustrate how we communicate and how we can communicate better. Finally Assertiveness for Peers is not only educational it is FUN. So join us on Wednesday at the Hope Center at 1:30!

A message from Mary Broderick, Peer Support Worker at PERC:
One thing we do at Peer Education Resource Center (PERC) Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community (MBRLC) is serve as a place for people to drop into and spend time. We accept anyone over the age of eighteen who self-identifies as having a Mental Health challenge or Substance Dependency (a Peer). PERC is run by and for Peers. No referral is needed to come here.

Some come here as a step towards moving outside of the home and into the community. We provide a place to go and a chance to socialize if you want. We have computers you can use for free and without a time limit. We also teach basic computer skills (Thursdays or by appointment). We also offer classes on aspects of Employment starting from the decision whether to work or not, going on to issues that come up during employment. We have workshops and support groups in Mental Health. All of the current groups are on a drop-in basis. But whether you come for a class or to use the computer or to socialize, we would love to see you. We ask you to call before stopping by if you can. We look forward to seeing you!

Download our current schedule here (PDF)

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