Events, Support Groups and Community Education Programs

Mental Health First Aid TrainingFirstAid

Upcoming Sessions:
Friday, June 19, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
CLM Derry, 10 Tsienneto Road

Monday, June 29, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
CLM Salem, 103 Stiles 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 two certified Mental Health First Aid trainers. There is no fee for the 8-hour certification program.

Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, please
contact Joyce Santos at 603-965-0733 or

Click here for Mental Health First Aid registration form.

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7th Annual Benefit Concert

The 7th Annual Concert and Silent Auction to benefit the Center for Life Management Foundation will feature Satisfaction The International Rolling Stones Show performing on Friday, July 31 at the Stockbridge Theatre at Pinkerton Academy in Derry. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Center for Life Management Foundation. Tickets are on sale now.

Tickets are $30/25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Reserve your tickets today online at, by phone at 603-437-5210 or in person at the Stockbridge Theatre box office Monday-Friday, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. The silent auction opens at 6 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 p.m. Opening for the concert will be a performace by The Last Duo,

Fundraising events such as this are important in helping CLM to continue to provide essential services, expand our reach, develop new services and fully realize the potential of our mission to promote the mental health and emotional well-being of the community. We gratefully acknowledge our sponsors to date— Gold Sponsor: Boston Retirement Advisors; and Bronze Sponsors: Hampstead Hospital, Landmark Benefits, Parkland Medical Center, Roth & Associates, LPO Marketing Communications, Betley Chevrolet and Frank FM.

How can you help? Event sponsors and donations to the silent auction are still needed. For more information, contact Laurie Ota at 603-965-0754.

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 6 - 9 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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