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Northampton Recovery Center opens in new, larger space to expand programming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information: NRC Director Lynn Ferro
(413) 834-8627
lferro@wmtcinfo.org
Northampton Recovery Center opens in new, larger space to expand programming
NORTHAMPTON, MA May 17, 2021 – On April 20, the Northampton Recovery Center (NRC) ushered in an exciting new era, opening a fully-renovated location at 25 Armory Street, in what used to be the La Fiorentina […]

May 17th, 2021|

Therapist Shortage Fuels Ongoing Crisis In Youth Mental Health

By BEN JAMES • APR 15, 2021

Gretchen Emond and Anna Dellarosa have a relationship forged from years of common experience.

“We are parents with lived experience raising a child with a mental health challenge,” said Emond, a family support therapist and co-director of The Support Network, which assists families in the difficult task of navigating the mental […]

April 26th, 2021|

Local health practice boosts community supports at peer recovery center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Mary Kate Farley
The Consortium
(413) 536-2401 x5511
mfarley@wmtcinfo.org
Local health practice boosts community supports at peer recovery center
Atkinson Family Practice sponsors Ware Regional Recovery Center to address opiate use.
HOLYOKE, MA March 5, 2021 – Ware Regional Recovery Center (WRRC), a supported community of the Western Massachusetts Training Consortium and the Quaboag Hills Substance Use Alliance […]

March 5th, 2021|

Web design business gives back through donation

Published: 2/11/2021 1:33:59 PM

GREENFIELD — Common Media, a web design and communications business based at 278 Main St. Greenfield, recently donated to the Western Massachusetts Training Consortium, an umbrella organization that supports numerous local recovery communities.

According to a Western Massachusetts Training Consortium press release, the donation will support the work of The RECOVER Project, the Salasin […]

February 16th, 2021|

Local Web Design Business Gives Back to Franklin County Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Mary Kate Farley
The Consortium
(413) 536-2401 x5511
mfarley@wmtcinfo.org
Local Web Design Business Gives Back to Franklin County Community
During the holiday season, Common Media of Greenfield gifts gracious donation to the Consortium
HOLYOKE, MA January 25, 2021 – The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium is pleased to announce it has received a generous donation from Common Media, a […]

January 25th, 2021|

Isolation and opioids during the pandemic

By Mattea Kramer
Published September 27, 2020 2:17AM (UTC)

This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.

…Back in March, one of the first recommendations for reducing the transmission of the coronavirus was, of course, to stay home — but not everyone has a home, and when businesses, restaurants, libraries, and other public spaces locked their doors, some people were […]

October 17th, 2020|

New Directors Within the RECOVER Project and the Consortium Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Mary Kate Farley-Dimino
The Consortium
(413) 536-2401 x5511
mfarley-dimino@wmtcinfo.org
New Directors Within the RECOVER Project and the Consortium Announced
Welcome Peggy Vezina and Abbi Cushing in their leadership opportunities!
HOLYOKE, MA August 19, 2020 – The Consortium is excited to announce the promotions of two strong advocates within the Western Massachusetts recovery communities. Peggy Vezina is to serve […]

August 19th, 2020|

Massachusetts One of Four States Participating in an NIH Study Investigating Strategies for Addressing Opioid Epidemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Mary Kate Farley-Dimino
Western Massachusetts Training Consortium
(413) 536-2401 x5511
mfarley-dimino@wmtcinfo.org
Massachusetts One of Four States Participating in an NIH
Study Investigating Strategies for Addressing Opioid Epidemic
Holyoke Native Heads the HEALing Communities Study Coalition
HOLYOKE, MA July 22, 2020 – The bricks on the path of Rafael Rodriguez’s addiction and recovery journey were laid out before […]

July 22nd, 2020|

The Consortium’s Statement on Addressing Injustice

From Executive Director, Kristel Applebee
June 12, 2020
Racism – let’s talk about it.  The Consortium has a 45-year history of creating conditions for community by deeply listening to wisdom gained from those who have made meaning of their life experience, or, what we call lived experience. Our Mission:
The Consortium creates conditions in which people with lived […]

June 15th, 2020|

Consortium Partners with Local Businesses to Support Frontline Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Mary Kate Farley-Dimino

Western Massachusetts Training Consortium

(413) 536-2401 x5511

mfarley-dimino@wmtcinfo.org

 
Consortium Partners with Local Businesses to Support Frontline Workers
During a time of economic uncertainty, local businesses support
each other as they fight on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
HOLYOKE, MA April 1, 2020 – With societal crisis comes the opportunity for mutual aid. As […]

April 1st, 2020|