Fall - Weekly Programs, Upcoming Events & Community Meetings
Please call the office at 781-378-0453 to register. Check facebook for updates.
SSPR Center will be CLOSED:
11/22 for Thanksgiving Day.
ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE!
Monday evening group (7:00-8:00pm) with Joy Kingsbury.
Boston Bulldogs Running Club – 6:00-7:00pm - Meet at the Gazebo on Cole Parkway, Scituate Harbor
Organized by Matt Foley, peer volunteer, individual in long term recovery, and South Shore Coordinator for the Bulldogs.
All levels are welcome to walk or run as a group. 3-mile loop to Scituate Lighthouse and back, with fun company.
Please complete waiver and register online: https://www.facebook.com/bostonbulldogsrunning/
“New Beginnings” Women's Book Discussion Group – 10:00-11:00am - At the Center, 51 Cole Parkway, Scituate Harbor.
This group will explore different themes, including self-esteem, friendship, relationships, spirituality, and hope.
Topics will be shared from the well-loved book by Karen Casey, Each Day a New Beginning: Daily Meditations for Women.
Facilitator Carol Sasso, a woman in long term recovery, is excited to offer a small group format for
women to connect and seek support from one another on their recovery journeys.
Sober Parenting Journey – 5:00-7:00pm - Evenings, starts September 11th.
This 14-week group for parents in early recovery is facilitated by Stephanie Masland from Wellspring.
Participants will work in a supportive setting to uncover inner strengths and achieve personal transformation in recovery
by developing parenting strengths, resources, and hope.
Group will meet at the Emilson YMCA in Hanover. Free childcare provided and each 2-hour session begins with a family meal.
***Spring 2019 Session scheduled to begin March 2019! Enrollment is limited!***
To find out more about this group and reserve your spot contact Mark Mulhern at SSPR. 781-378-0453.
Detox Acupuncture Group - UPDATE: TWO SESSIONS!! 5pm and 7:00 - 8:30pm, At the Center, 51 Cole Parkway, Scituate Harbor
Kathy Duggan is a Licensed Acupuncturist with many years of experience.
The group protocol of the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) is used to alleviate symptoms of
post-acute withdrawal syndrome, anxiety, sleeplessness, and to support ongoing recovery management.
Full treatment takes about 45 minutes. Must be 18 years of age, or have signed parental consent, to participate. Drop-ins are welcome.
Faithfinders - 7:00-8:00 p.m. At the Center, 51 Cole Parkway, Scituate Harbor
This peer facilitated discussion group will explore principles of spirituality, and how the concept of a higher power can positively transform one’s recovery journey. Co-facilitated by Kristen Cole-Esson and Robert Egan.
No Sign Up required, drop-in.
12-Step WAR Fellowship “We Are Recovered” - 9:00-10:30am - At the Center, 51 Cole Parkway, Scituate Harbor.
A weekly 12-step fellowship group open to all who are pursuing recovery regardless of substance or pathway.
Facilitated by Derek Quirke, an individual in long-term recovery. Drop-in.
Women’s AWOL Workshop – Beginning Sunday October 14 and running for 18 weeks, 7-8 pm at SSPR, 51 Cole Parkway, Scituate Harbor.
“AWOL” means “A Way of Life.” Facilitators Joy Kingsbury and Kelly Mahoney, both women in long-term recovery, will incorporate readings, writing, and group discussions around the 12 Steps and Big Book of AA.
Please contact Kelly Mahoney at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-893-3312 if you are interested.
Enrollment is closed at this time.
Ongoing Greeter Training
Greeters at the center volunteer for a regular shift (based on their availability) to provide a friendly face and welcome visitors during business hours.
Greeters give tours of our space; Explain our schedule of programs, activities, advocacy and educational opportunities; Encourage engagement in our community; and link visitors to trained staff and resources, if needed.
Email, call or text Jess: email@example.com; 339-526-8040.
Holiday Party Volunteers – What a Wonderful Time of Year! We are looking to form a small committee of party planners to divide up the work and fun of planning SSPR’s annual Holiday Party! If you are talented in this area or interested in this project please contact Jess. Most of the planning will take place in Nov. and the committee can set up a timeline that works best. Please email, call or text Jess: firstname.lastname@example.org; 339-526-8040.
November 6th Community Meeting, 7:30-8:30pm – This month our theme is “Gratitude”. We are grateful for all of the hard work, support and dedication of our volunteers past, present and future. As we begin our holiday season and Give-Back event planning we want to honor and appreciate volunteer service. We will also hear briefs from the various planning and governing committees of the Center. If you miss the meeting but would like more information about getting involved with our Volunteer Program please email, call or text Jess: email@example.com; 339-526-8040.
1st Tuesday of each month
51 Cole Parkway, Scituate Harbor
Tuesday, November 6, 2018