Recovery Learning Communities

Information about DMH Recovery Learning Communities

Recovery Learning Communities (RLCs) are peer-run networks of self help/peer support, information and referral, advocacy and training activities. Training in trauma-healing, recovery concepts and tools, advocacy forums and social and recreational events are all part of what goes on in a Recovery Learning Community.

The doors are open to all people who are struggling with their mental health. RLCs work collaboratively with mental health providers, other human service agencies and the community at large to forward the mission of community integration and respect for people with mental health conditions. RLC activities are designed to appeal to the range of people in the community, including people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds and people of all co-occurring disabilities. RLCs are for everyone.

DMH Recovery Learning Community Directories


Spaces operated by the Kiva Centers:

Virtual Peer Support:




Spaces operated by the Wildflower Alliance:


Phone: (413) 539-5941
Toll free (866) 641-2853
Fax: (413) 536-5466

On the Web:


Northeast Recovery Learning Community

20 Ballard Road, Lawrence, MA 01843

Gabriel Fonseca (he/him/his) - NERLC Director

Metro Boston

Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community (MBRLC) 
Yuka Gordon - MBRLC Director

On the Web:



SERLC Director: Sandra Whitney Sarles
106 Basset Lane, Unit 2
Hyannis, MA 02601

Cell:(774) 212-4519

The Southeast RLC has teams in four locations: Fall River, Taunton, Brockton, Hyannis and Quincy.

On the Web:

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