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Medicare Part D Plans Are Changing. Open Enrollment Ends Dec. 7 Are your prescription medications covered by Medicare? You should check your plan to see if you need to make any changes.
Henderson Behavioral Health Advancing Early Intervention
Smoking and Mental Health: Why Is It Harder for People with Mental Illness to Quit Smoking?
2015 Health Insurance Open Enrollment Starts Nov. 15
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Programs & Events


WINETASTING AND SILENT AUCTION
Thanks to all who made our Third Annual Winetasting & Silent Auction such a fun event and successful benefit for the Cambridge Health Alliance Recovery U Drop-in Center. Meet our auction donors here and give them your support.


Tuesday, December 2, 2014
THE CRIME OF MENTAL ILLNESS

Why are the mentally ill in jail?

Three very knowledgeable speakers will bring us up to date on incarceration of the mentally ill, prison deaths and suicides, and use of restraints and solitary confinement.

• Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe reporter Michael Rezendes, author of the groundbreaking series on Bridgewater State Hospital
• James Pingeon of Prisoners Legal Services
• June Binney, project director of the Criminal Justice Diversion Project at NAMI Mass

6:30 pm Refreshments/social time
7:00 - 8:00 pm Presentations
8:00 - 8:30 pm Time for your questions

Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138 – Free and open to the public


Saturday, January 17, 2015
ASK THE DOCTOR: EVERYTHING YOU'VE EVER WANTED TO ASK A PSYCHIATRIST

With Dr Mark Komrad, author of You Need Help: A Step-by-Step Plan to Convince A Loved-One to Get Counseling

Spend a Saturday morning with the famed Dr. Mark Komrad who will answer all your questions, particularly on the subject of how to get your loved one into treatment. Just elected to the prestigious American College of Psychiatrists and honored as an "Exemplary Psychiatrist" by NAMI, Dr. Komrad is a frequent guest on NPR, answering callers’ questions about how to get a loved one into treatment.
 
Visit www.komradmd.com or www.amazon.com to order Dr. Komrad’s book in advance of the program.
 
10 am-12 pm
Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138
(Metered parking on site)

Free and open to the public


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