Writing Group

Come join Valerie and Erika as they create a judgment free space for people to write and discuss emotions that may emerge while writing. Join us in discovering writing as a wellness tool. There will be quiet time for writing followed by a post-writing discussion to create community and interpersonal connections.

When: Thursdays, starting 3/3/16 Time: 2:00-3:00 PM Where: Lowell Resource Center The Hildreth Building 45 Merrimack St. (Suite 407) Lowell, MA 01852

For more info please contact Melissa Talal at 978-687-4288 x 200 or email at mtalal@nilp.org

If communication accommodations are needed, please call at least two weeks prior. To accommodate people with chemical sensitivities, please do not use perfume or scented clothing This Recovery through Community Event is being sponsored by The Northeast Independent Living Program, Inc. (www.nilp.org), and is one of the core activities of the Northeast Recovery Learning Community.

SMART Recovery Meeting

Beginning on March 14th The Northeast Recovery Learning Community Will Be Offering SMART Recovery® is an alternative program to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), using a science-based approach. The SMART Recovery program uses non-confrontational motivational, behavioral and cognitive methods in assisting individuals seeking abstinence from ANY addictive behaviors, in a peer friendly way. SMART Recovery also provides over 600 face-to-face meetings worldwide, plus additional online meetings at various times throughout the week. In addition, our online message board is an excellent forum in which to learn about the SMART Recovery® program and seek support and interactions with other online members.

Visit: www.smartrecovery.org for more information

SMART IS SELF-MANAGEMENT AND RECOVERY TRAINING Meetings will be held on: Mondays, from 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Located: Northeast Recovery Learning Community Malden Hub 11 Dartmouth Street, Suite 301 Malden, MA 02148

For More Information Please Contact: Helina Fontes at 978-687-4288, Ext. 201, Email: hfontes@nilp.org Or Dawna Aiello at 508-918-4519

Writing Group

Come join Valerie and Erika as they create a judgment free space for people to write and discuss emotions that may emerge while writing. Join us in discovering writing as a wellness tool. There will be quiet time for writing followed by a post-writing discussion to create community and interpersonal connections.

When: Thursdays, starting 3/3/16 Time: 2:00-3:00 PM Where: Lowell Resource Center The Hildreth Building 45 Merrimack St. (Suite 407) Lowell, MA 01852

For more info please contact Melissa Talal at 978-687-4288 x 200 or email at mtalal@nilp.org

If communication accommodations are needed, please call at least two weeks prior. To accommodate people with chemical sensitivities, please do not use perfume or scented clothing This Recovery through Community Event is being sponsored by The Northeast Independent Living Program, Inc. (www.nilp.org), and is one of the core activities of the Northeast Recovery Learning Community.

Affordable, Available, Accessible Housing in Salem – How to Obtain It and Where It Is

When: April 14, 2016 2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Where: Beverly Bank – Community Room, 73 Lafayette St., Salem

This training is for Salem residents who have disabilities and other individuals who would like to learn about affordable, available, accessible housing in Salem. Attendees can also learn about home ownership opportunities in Salem as well.

Guest speakers at this forum will include: Lorri DeFrancesco, Public Housing Administrator, Salem Housing Authority and Shawn McDuff, Deputy Director, ILCNSCA. Please come prepared with your questions. Light refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP by April 11, 2016 online at www.ilcnsca.org/events.php or call 978-741-0077. For communication accommodations, please make your request by April 1, 2016. We ask that you please refrain from wearing scents or scented clothing to accommodate people with environmental sensitivities. Photographs and/or video may be taken for ILCNSCA publication. We will respect all requests not to be photographed, please inform us at time of RSVP or arrival.

ILCNSCA is partially funded by the City of Salem Department of Planning & Community Development and the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development. ILCNSCA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, ancestry, marital and familial status, income/public assistance, veteran history/military status, genetic information, sexual orientation or disability. ILCNSCA is an equal opportunity employer. Para más información por favor llame a 978-741-0077 V, 978-745-1735 TTY

Express Your Emotions

When: Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Where: 45 Merrimack Street (Suite 407), Lowell, MA 01852

Time: 12:00PM to 1:00 PM

To register please contact Melissa Talal at 978-687-4288 ext 200 or mtalal@nilp.org

Come and join us with Rachel Donnell at our Hub in Lowell as we focus on art therapy to express our emotions. You will be creating a personal piece of artwork. This exciting event will be led by a wonderful young artist. You will have the opportunity to learn the role color plays in art, while getting to know people from your community.

This Recovery through Community Event is being sponsored by The Northeast Independent Living Program, Inc. (www.nilp.org), and is one of the core activities of the Northeast Recovery Learning Community.

SMART Recovery Meeting

Beginning on March 14th The Northeast Recovery Learning Community Will Be Offering SMART Recovery® is an alternative program to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), using a science-based approach. The SMART Recovery program uses non-confrontational motivational, behavioral and cognitive methods in assisting individuals seeking abstinence from ANY addictive behaviors, in a peer friendly way. SMART Recovery also provides over 600 face-to-face meetings worldwide, plus additional online meetings at various times throughout the week. In addition, our online message board is an excellent forum in which to learn about the SMART Recovery® program and seek support and interactions with other online members.

Visit: www.smartrecovery.org for more information

SMART IS SELF-MANAGEMENT AND RECOVERY TRAINING Meetings will be held on: Mondays, from 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Located: Northeast Recovery Learning Community Malden Hub 11 Dartmouth Street, Suite 301 Malden, MA 02148

For More Information Please Contact: Helina Fontes at 978-687-4288, Ext. 201, Email: hfontes@nilp.org Or Dawna Aiello at 508-918-4519