DMH Young Adult Resource Guide Other Helpful Resources

Department of Mental Health Young Adult Resource Guide - Other Helpful Resources

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Smoking Cessation

Suicide Prevention

Massachusetts Clubhouses

The Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition

The Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition (MCC) is dedicated to expanding employment, housing, educational, social, and leadership opportunities available to Massachusetts Citizens who have a mental illness. The MCC was organized to uphold and promote the values, principles, and financial integrity of the International Clubhouse Model toward the empowerment of people with mental health needs. 

Learn more about the MCC: https://www.massclubs.org/

Riverside Community Care Clubhouses

While Riverside Clubhouses are for anyone over the age of 18, we have special supports for young adults who want to explore possibilities and use our services – when needed and on your own schedule.

SERVICES AVAILABLE

Need help getting a job?

  • Choose your level of job support
  • Select from a variety of job programs
  • Get help writing your resume

Looking to go back to school?

  • Get assistance preparing for your GED/HiSET
  • Get help applying to college (there’s often financial aid available to people with disabilities)
  • Work at your own pace

Want to develop work skills?

  • Culinary training and food service (ServSafe) certificate assistance
  • Office skills: reception, typing, data entry
  • Certification assistance: Peer Specialist, CPR, first aid, and many more
  • Individualized assistance that you request

SOCIAL & LEISURE OPPORTUNITIES

Activities & Socialization

  • Create a new circle of friends
  • Visit different places on outings
  • Try new and exciting things
  • Enjoy delicious food
  • Be accepted

Media

  • Computer labs/wi-fi: access the internet, email, and social media
  • Technology available for photo creation, movie making, music, and more
  • Writing and design opportunities for Clubhouse publications

If you can’t find what you need at the Clubhouse, we’ll help you locate the resources!

Find Your Riverside Clubhouse

  • Hopedale, MA
  • Needham, MA
  • Norwood, MA
  • Wakefield, MA

Learn more: Riverside Community Care Clubhouses

Safelink Wireless – Free Cell Phone/Airtime for Eligible Customers

Eating Disorders Support

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