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Farmer’s market in Belchertown educates about Narcan

by: Kate Wilkinson

Posted: Jul 25, 2021 / 05:51 PM EDT / Updated: Jul 25, 2021 / 06:39 PM EDT

BELCHERTOWN, MASS. (WWLP)- A farmers market booth offering information and Narcan in Belchertown was met with resistance by some online, 22News discovered it’s starting a conversation that could save lives.

“I was nervous for Sunday. I just saw the negative comments and that […]

July 27th, 2021|

Salasin Project Receives Additional Funding from Western MA Women’s Fund #MeToo Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Becky Lockwood, Salasin Project Director
(413) 887-2000
Salasin Project Receives Additional Funding from Western MA Women’s Fund #MeToo Grants
GREENFIELD, MA July 16, 2021 – The Salasin Project in Franklin County, a program of the Western Massachusetts Training Consortium, has received $10,000 from the Women’s Fund of Western MA to sustain the “Healthy Relationships After […]

July 16th, 2021|

Community agencies get trained to offer Strengthening Families Program

By CHRIS LARABEE
Staff Writer, Greenfield Recorder
Published: 6/18/2021 2:38:32 PM

GREENFIELD — Local family-serving agencies and volunteers attended a three-day training session at The RECOVER Project last week to learn about the Strengthening Families Program.

The program, run over seven weeks, focuses on building family relationships through topics such as stress, communication and love. Parents and teens ages […]

June 21st, 2021|

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|