Events, Support Groups and Community Education Programs

Mental Health First Aid TrainingFirstAid

Friday, April 17, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
CLM Derry, 10 Tsienneto Road

Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to people with the signs and symptoms of mental illness or in a crisis and connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social or self-help care. Anyone can take the 8-hour Mental Health First Aid course— human resource professionals, business owners, first responders, teachers, students, leaders in faith communities and any caring citizen.

The course will be co-facilitated by Celia Felsenberg, LICSW, CLM Director of Adult Services and Peter Reinertsen, LCMHC, CLM Director of Emergency Services, both certified Mental Health First Aid trainers. The cost for the 8-hour certification program is $100 which includes a lunch provided and training materials

Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, please contact Celia Felsenberg at 603.965.0784 or

Click here for Mental Health First Aid registration form.

Groups for Children and Adolescents

CLM's Child, Adolescent and Family services regularly offer a number of psycho-therapeutic and skill-building groups focused on helping children and teens attain success. Led by children's clinicians, the groups are geared to specific age groups and cover a variety of topics. Being a part of a therapeutic group can be a profound, powerful and helpful experience for children and teens. In the upcoming sessions, group topics being offered include:

Anger Management Group, (ages 6 - 9 years) click here to download (pdf file)

Emotional Skills Group, (ages 14 - 18 years) click here to download (pdf file)

Social Skills Development Group, (ages 10 - 13 years) click here to download (pdf file)

Child Impact Program

These seminars are geared for couples and families going through divorce. Child Impact is required of all couples seeking a divorce in Rockingham County and serves to guide couples in ways to successfully navigate through custody, separation or divorce issues and resolve conflicts. Child Impact helps parents better understand the impact of divorce on their children.

CLM Child Impact Seminar Online Registration, click here to register online

For more information regarding these seminars, please call (603) 434-1577.

CLM Child Impact Program flier, click here to download  

Derry Family Support Group

Do you have a loved one who has a mental illness? Are you looking for support?
Come and make important connections to others who: understand the challenges you face, feel the same way you do, have had the same experiences, will help you learn new coping skills and will share their success and strategies with you. The group is coordinated by NAMI New Hampshire.

Meets second and fourth Thursday each month at Calvary Bible Church, 145 Hampstead Road, Derry.

For more information contact: Lori Wood 603.490.0596 or Kathy Pigeon 603.479.9042

Website Helps Parents Know the Facts About Substance Use

Alcohol and drug use amongst youth is a significant issue in New Hampshire. At you will find the information you need to stay informed about the drug and alcohol problems facing the young people of the Granite State and the tools to help keep your kids safe. Did you know that as a parent or caregiver you may have the most influence in your teen or tween’s decision making? Studies show that kids who learn about the risks of drugs and alcohol from their parents are up to 50% less likely to use drugs and alcohol than those who do not.

Coping with a Loved One’s Suicide

This peer support group meets every Friday from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive, Hampstead, NH. Anyone who has lost a family member or friend to suicide is welcome to join the group. It is free and peer –facilitated. Call first to confirm meeting on a specific week.

Contact: Dan Wells (603) 553-0119 or email at

Anger Management Group for Adults

This is a twelve week group with a purpose of helping participants learn to manage anger effectively, stop violence or the threat of violence, develop self-control over thoughts and actions, and receive support from others. Participants must be willing to cooperate with group rules pertaining to safety, confidentiality, completion of home work assignments and attendance. Participants must attend a minimum of ten sessions in order to receive a certificate of completion.

For more information or dates of the next scheduled group, please contact Carrie Winn, LCMHC, at 603-965-0642
CLM Anger Management for Adults brochure, click here to download

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