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12.11.17

Clubhouse Recognizes 26 Years of Dual Recovery Anonymous

New England’s First Dual Recovery Anonymous Group Recognizes 26 Years This month Riverside’s Crossroads Clubhouse recognized 26 years of hosting their Dual Recovery Anonymous group. The group, It’s About Time, is the oldest established and running Dual Recovery Anonymous group in New England. It is estimated that 60% of people with a mental illness also… read more >

11.28.17

Thank You For Making a Difference

"We never thought Adam would get this far; we didn't think he'd be alive." Dear Friends, Adam’s parents grew emotional as they witnessed something they never thought they’d see: their son’s high school graduation. His struggles with anxiety and depression made it nearly impossible for him to get out of bed, let alone go to school -- but the Riverside … read more >

11.27.17

Program Spotlight: The Early Years Project

The Early Years Project In 2011 the City of Cambridge identified the need for a creative solution that would help support young children who were being expelled from child care centers due to emotional and behavioral challenges. In response, Riverside partnered with The City of Cambridge Human Services, school departments, and several community organizations to … read more >

11.07.17

Riverside Clubhouses Attend Clubhouse International World Seminar

Sixteen Clubhouse members and staff from Riverside’s four Clubhouses flew to Detroit this September to participate in the Clubhouse International World Seminar. Over 700 individuals from 16 different countries came together to share information and best practices, hold discussion workshops, and explore new Clubhouse initiatives. This event is held every two yea… read more >

10.25.17

Fall Fling puts a Spotlight on Child and Family Services

Fall Fling puts a Spotlight on Riverside’s Child and Family Services in Cambridge and Somerville! More than 100 people gathered at the Regattabar in Cambridge on Friday, October 20, to learn more about The Guidance Center at our Fall Fling. The Guidance Center is the name of some of Riverside’s Child and Family services in Cambridge and Somerville. More tha… read more >