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Meetings

Meetings and groups gather at many locations throughout Central Massachusetts

Alternatives to Self Harm

A safe, non-judgmental space to explore, discuss and find support on matters related to self-harm. It may be an opportunity to learn how to replace some negative coping skills with positive coping skills to advance our path to recovery and wellness.

Currently this group is not offered


Alternatives to Suicide

This group is a safe space where people with similar experiences get together to talk about all the alternatives we have surrounding the topic of suicide, in a non-clinical and non-judgmental space.

Thursdays 11:15-12:15

ASL

American Sign Language also known as ASL will allow you to learn how to sign and will also teach you the cultural aspects of American Sign Language. All are Welcome.

Mondays 10:45-11:45


Apoyo entre Compañeros

(Spanish Peer Support) Una oportunidad para escuchar y compartir experiencias y juntos podernos prestar ayuda, esperanza y apoyo Mutuo.

Southbridge Community Connections 346 Main St. Southbridge

Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday 5:00-7:00 pm


Mondays 11:15-12:15

Wednesdays 1:00-2:00


Almuerzo Latino (Latin Lunch)

(Bilingual) Este almuerzo es para nosotros unirnos como una comunidad, volver a estar juntos. Vamos a hablar de muchos temas alrededor de la recuperación y el estimulo del poder latino. Únase a nosotros en este almuerzo gratuito.


Tuesdays 12:30-1:30

Book Club

Join us, we will choose a book together. Through the month we will discuss and share our opinions with one another.

Wednesdays 12:00-1:00

Breaking Cycles

This group is focused on fostering wellness and compassion for ourselves while recognizing our ability for self-growth. We all make mistakes and sometimes harming others can also be a source of trauma for ourselves. This is a non-judgmental space where we share stories and strategies to empower ourselves in reaching our goals.

Mondays 12:00-1:00


Coffee and Conversation - Peer Support

Start up your week with a hot cup of joe in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Fridays 2:00-3:00


Community Gathering

It’s an opportunity for the community to get together to discuss and make decisions in matters related to our center.

Tuesdays 11:15-12:15


Compulsive Behavior Support

This is an opportunity to get support or give support around behaviors that are compulsive, including but not limited to over eaters, shopaholics, etc.

Wednesdays 12:00-1:00


Coping with Anger

Learn and share ways on how to deal with and how to cope with as well as on how to release your anger in a non-harmful way.

Mondays 11:00-12:00

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

This support meeting is offered to people who are facing the unique (but not so uncommon) experience of being a grandparent who is raising grandchildren. We meet to give and receive support from those around us who can relate. Share strategies, resources, experiences and make connections.

Kiva at Southbridge Community Connections 346 Main St. Southbridge MA

Every 2nd and 4th Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm

Guitar 101

Learn to play guitar and enjoy the healing power of music.

Thursdays 1:30-2:30

Informational Meetings

An opportunity for people to get more information about the RLC, the Peer Movement, and services available.


Karaoke

Join us for a fun evening full of conversation, pizza, spoken word, poetry, karaoke, dancing.

Fridays 4:30-6:00 pm

Life With and Without Limits

This is an opportunity for self-growth where we explore healthy communication and finding our boundaries through fostering mutuality and self-determination.

Wednesdays 2:30-3:30 pm

Living Beyond Pain

This support meeting is for people living with conditions (both chronic and acute) that can often.

Kiva at Southbridge Community Connections 346 Main St. Southbridge MA

Mondays 6:30-7:30pm

Living Beyond Trauma

A safe space to gather and share our wisdom and experiences about living our lives beyond trauma.

Currently this group is not offered

Living with Loss

This group provides an opportunity to share and listen to experiences about loss. Together we can support one another with help and hope in the grieving process.

Thursdays 10:00-11:00

Memory Cafe

Memory Cafe is a welcoming place for individuals with Alzheimer’s or any type of dementias or other brain disorders. Individual Memory Cafes focus on different aspects for a unique experience. Some meetings are activity based, while others focus on education. It is a safe and comfortable space where caregivers and their loved ones can socialize, listen to music, play games, and enjoy other appropriate activities.

Sturbridge Senior Center 480 Main St. Fiskdale, MA

Every 1st and 3rd Monday 11:00-12:00

Mindfulness in the Park

Join us for a different activities such as yoga, mindfulness exercises and guided meditations.

Southbridge Town Common 1 Mechanic St. Southbridge MA

Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday 6:00-8:00pm

Morning Jump Start - Peer Support

Start up your week with a hot cup of joe in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Mondays 9:30-10:30


Peer Support Meetings

Peer Support meetings are an opportunity to share or listen to experiences and together we can provide help, hope and support to one another.

(Over the phone) Saturdays 10:30-11:00, conference call (508) 556-4226

Kiva Metro West Access Center 855 Worcester Rd. Framingham MA

Tuesdays 1:00-2:00


Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm


Café Edisia (reserved meeting room) 486 Chestnut St. Gardner MA 01440

Wednesdays 12:00-1:00

Employment Options 82 Brigham St. Marlborough MA

Mondays 12:30-1:30

Neponset River House 595 Pleasant St., Norwood MA

Thursdays 3:30-4:30


Hudson Library 3 Wasington St., Hudson

Fridays 11:00-12:00


Fitchburg Public Library (Ethnic Heritage room) 610 Main St. Fitchburg MA 01420

Wednesdays 10:15-11:00


Leominster Public Library (Friends room, 3rd flr) 30 West St. Leominster MA 01453

Wednesdays 6:15-7:15 pm


Book Lover’s Gourmet 55 East Main St. Webster MA  01570

Thursdays 11:00-12:00

Bilingual Peer Support


Recovery Connections 31 Main St. Marlborough

Mondays 10:00-11:00

Peers of Color Peer Support

Wednesdays 10:45-11:45


Power of Positivity (POP)

Tuesdays 4:00-5:00


Pride Peer Support (LGBTQIA and Allies)

Currently this group is not offered

Recovery through Art

In this group we use creativity as a tool for relaxation and well-being. All art and craft projects fit all artistic levels, from beginner to advanced. Projects may include drawing, collage, painting and more.

Fridays 1:45-3:15


Recovery through Rythms (Drum Circle and more)

Fridays 3:30-4:30


Sharing & Caring Conversation

A time to spend with others who want to share thoughts and support each other.

Tuesdays 10:00-11:00

Fridays 12:30-1:30

Spirituality and Wellness

This is a time to spend with others who want to share how their spirituality has helped them along their journey toward wellness and healing. This is a non-denominational group setting.

Thursdays 1:35-2:35

Systems Survivors Group

The Systems Survivors movement is an emerging movement born from an understanding that systems and constructs intrinsically affect all aspects of the human experience. This group offers an opportunity to discuss what it means to be a system survivor and how systems of oppression inherently create movements that look to uproot them. Awareness of such movements, systems and constructs allow for people to become better allies to those who identify as systems survivors as well as use their own experience within systems to contribute to a culture of empathy.

Thursdays 1:35-2:35

Trauma Informed Addiction Support Group Dual Diagnosis

This meeting focuses on recovery from ALL types of trauma and addictions. The group is inclusive of ALL types of addictions, including but not limited to eating disorders, substance use disorders, gambling addiction, shopping addiction, etc…

Tuesdays 1:30-2:30


Hearing Voices and Alternative Realities Support

A support group for those who hear voices and/or experience reality in different ways.

Thursdays 12:30-1:30

Edwards Church, youth room 39 Edwards St. Framingham MA

Tuesdays 12:00-1:00

Voice Hearers Support Meeting

Are you a voice hearer? Would you like to meet with others who hear voices? If so, come to our support meeting specifically for those of us that do.

Milford Town Library (Quarry room) 80 Spruce St. Milford MA 01757

Fridays 12:30-1:30


Wellness Wednesday

Various physical and mental health topics such as diet, eating habits, exercise and peer support.

Wednesdays 9:30-10:30


Yoga with Lindsey

Join the instructor Lindsey in a relaxing and fulfilling experience, people off all levels and abilities are welcome.

Mondays 1:30-2:30

Tuesdays 2:30-3:30

Kiva Metro West Access Center 855 Worcester Rd. Framingham MA

Tuesdays 11:30-12:00

Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra (yoga sleep) is a meditation practice that intends to induce physical, mental and emotional relaxation. People off all levels and abilities are welcome.

Kiva Metro West Access Center 855 Worcester Rd. Framingham MA

Tuesdays June 11th & 25th 10:15-11:15

Zumba

Dancing burns calories, strengthens bones and muscles; improves physical emotional and mental balance. Activity also reduces pain and retards the aging process and contributes to wellness.

(Bilingual) Mondays 12:30-1:30

Kiva Metro West Access Center 855 Worcester Rd. Framingham MA

Tuesdays 11:15-11:30