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September 2022 Newsletter

An upcoming celebration, a dedication, and another best-employer award!  Read it all here in our September newsletter.  September 2022 newsletter… read more >


Riverside Community Care Named by Forbes as One of State’s Top Ten Employers

Dedham, MA - Riverside Community Care, a leader in behavioral health and human services, has been named to the Forbes 2022 list of America’s Best-in-State Employers.  Riverside is ranked #10 of 70 Massachusetts companies that garnered top marks, among them some of the largest and most visible organizations across the state representing multiple fields includin… read more >


Walking to Wellness

No one needs to be told of the powerful therapeutic effect of a long walk in nature.  But for a reminder, you might want to join a group of hikers organized by Riverside’s Dave Hazerjian, a dual recovery specialist in Riverside’s Adult Community Clinical Services program in Milford.  Dave takes staff members and people we support in the ACCS program on natu… read more >


Renewed Health and a New Outlook on Life

James had some simple steps he wanted to take to increase his health and wellness: - Schedule long-overdue vision and dental exams - Find affordable transportation to medical appointments and the grocery store - Obtain coverage for nutritional drinks needed to help him gain much-needed weight But he faced some seemingly insurmountable barriers. At 64 … read more >


July 2022 Newsletter

Read all about recent activities and events at Riverside - including the opening of our new Family Support Center space, and our part in the Commonwealth's Roadmap for Behavioral Health Reform. July 2022 Newsletter … read more >


Riverside Chosen by the Commonwealth As Service Provider for Community Behavioral Health Centers in Greater Norwood and South County

New centers will serve as entry points for MassHealth members for treatment of mental health conditions and substance use disorders. Riverside Community Care is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as the service provider for Community Behavioral Health Centers (CBHCs) in the South County (Milford) and Norwood regio… read more >


Marsha Medalie Joins ABH Board

We congratulate Riverside CEO Marsha Medalie on her election to the board of directors for the Association for Behavioral Healthcare.  The ABH represents 81 organizations providing community-based behavioral healthcare in Massachusetts. Board members, all experienced executives, play a pivotal role in the ABH mission of advocating for solutions to improve and ex… read more >


May 2022 Newsletter

Employee Resource Groups and Mental Health Month, along with program updates and planning for Pride Month.  It's all here:  May 2022 Newsletter… read more >


Understanding School Refusal

- by Heather Day, MA, LMHC, Clinical Supervisor, Lynnfield Outpatient Center  The term “school refusal” describes the situation when a child refuses to attend school on a regular basis, or has problems staying in school for the day. Children may complain of physical symptoms shortly before it is time to leave for school, or repeatedly ask to visit the sc… read more >


Erez’s New Adventure

Adapted and expanded from an original article by Tricia S. in the River Rush Review, newsletter of Neponset River House, Norwood, MA, a program of Riverside Community Care. Neponset River House member Erez B. has taken an exciting new step in his life and decided to live independently. Clubhouse members are inspired by his courage and the opportunity he has cr… read more >