Coping With the Holidays

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Coping With the Holidays
Grief Support Group

8 week series to help support you through the holiday season
Fridays, November 21, 2014-January 9, 2015

Divorce Blog, by Terry Gaspard: How To Break Out Of The Pursuer-Distancer Dance

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

While all couples need autonomy and closeness, many couples struggle with the pursuer-distancer dance and feel chronically dissatisfied with their degree of intimacy. A problem exists when the pattern of pursuing and distancing becomes ingrained because the behavior of one partner provokes and maintains the behavior of the other, according to marriage expert, Harriet Lerner, Ph.D. She writes, “It’s important to strike a balance between separateness and togetherness that works for both your partner and yourself.”

Diabetes Resource Fair

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Join the Diabetes Association of People, Incorporated in celebrating World Diabetes Day at their Resource Fair, in collaboration with Saint Anne's Hospital and YMCA Southcoast. Help raise awareness about the effects of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in the Greater Fall River community. PArticipate in the worldwide advocacy effort in support of the 300+ million people who are currently living with diabetes and find the tools you need to help prevent diabetes and live a healthy life. 

Thursday, November 13, 2014
10am-3pm, drop in at any time

Volunteers Needed at Fall River Overflow Shelters

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The City of Fall River needs your help to staff its overflow shelters this winter!

Please join the city November 16th at 6:00pm at Government Center to find out how you or your organization can help keep shelters staffed this winter. 

YouthBuild is recruiting!

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Earn While You Learn! YouthBuild is now recruiting young people ages 16-24 to be in their new cohort, starting January 5th. 

This program allows young people to earn money while they

  • Train for their HiSET
  • Learn life skills and job readiness
  • Train in OSHA and HBI/PACT with a construction component
  • Train in CNA and Home Health Care with the new health care track. 
  • Save money towards tuition for Briston Community College, Rob Roy, MTTI, and other partners!
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