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We make a difference through innovative and compassionate behavioral healthcare and human services.

Child and Family Services

Riverside’s Child and Family Services are dedicated to helping families succeed. We offer a range of programs that serve children and families at all levels of development – including before birth.

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Adult Services

We work with adults with a wide range of needs and goals. We take a person-centered, strengths-based approach to all levels of care, while providing a safe, caring, and accepting environment for each person we serve.

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Services for Communities

We have developed a range of prevention, consultation, training, support, and treatment services that work on a large scale in school systems, cities, towns, and private corporations.

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  • Marsha Medalie to Retire After 30 Years

    Riverside CEO Marsha Medalie will retire on June 30, 2024, with current President Vic DiGravio taking the helm as CEO on July 1 – carrying the Riverside mission forward for years to come.

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  • Join Us at the Gala on April 5!

    Registration is open for our largest fundraiser of the year, to benefit our child mental health and family services – this year at a beautiful new venue in Cambridge!

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  • Checking in on Community Behavioral Health Centers

    One year into the initiative, National Public Radio’s WBUR takes the pulse of Community Behavioral Health Centers (CBHCs), interviewing key figures, including Riverside’s Julie Greiner-Ferris and Kim Fisher.

    Watch here

  • A Heartwarming Shared Living Story

    Share a moment with the Riverside program that matches adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities, autism, or acquired brain injuries with people who open their homes to them.

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  • New Youth Community Crisis Stabilization Program

    In partnership with The Home for Little Wanderers, Riverside has opened a new Youth Community Crisis Stabilization program in Walpole. YCCS provides 24/7, short-term crisis support for youth with significant mental health challenges and can accommodate 15 adolescents ages 13-18.

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  • Come Work at Riverside – A Boston Globe Top Place to Work!

    We’re always looking for passionate, dedicated people to join our welcoming, inclusive workplace.  Visit our Careers page and watch a short video showing why you should join us!

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With the goal of shaping the current and future state of behavioral health for the better, our services at MindWise support the full continuum of mental health – from prevention to crisis response – with evidence-based solutions that educate and prioritize health for all ages.

As a service of Riverside Community Care, we teach students and school staff how to identify signs of depression and suicide. We create safer, healthier workplaces that understand how mental health and substance use intersect productivity. And we bring communities together after traumatic events.

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The highly respected Riverside Trauma Center offers support services for schools, workplaces, and communities across Massachusetts. Services include on-site response, grief counseling, and referrals after critical incidents such as a death or suicide, natural disaster, violence, or a stressful event.

The Trauma Center also trains and partners with organizations to develop locally-based response teams and coordinates the Riverside-Massachusetts Trauma Response Network to implement community-based disaster-recovery plans throughout the Commonwealth.

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