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Task Force News

Bolton Orchards Chooses Montachusett Suicide Prevention Task Force for Donation

December 12, 2018

The Montachusett Suicide Prevention Task Forice graciously accepted a $309 donation from Bolton Orchards. The donation was collected from staff's coffee tips from the month on November. Thank you for your support! Read More

Practicing Self-Care This Holiday Season

December 5, 2018

When you hear the term “self-care,” what comes to mind? Many people think self-care must be made up of dedicated “me-time,” luxurious pampering, and intense gym workouts. Who has time or energy for that?! Sure, we would love if everyone had the resources for a weekly spa day or a personal ... Read More

Coping with Stress and Depression in the Workplace Webinar

October 19, 2018

Coping with Stress and Depression in the Workplace Thursday, November 1 7 PM (ET) / 4 PM (PT) It may feel like you have no control over workplace stress, but you do.  You may find that the littlest things set you off a particular person is difficult to deal with you fall into the trap of letting ... Read More

Halloween Bash!

October 3, 2018

Halloween Bash! Saturday, October 27th 8 pm Eagles (upstairs hall) 71 City Hall Avenue, Gardner Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door Live Music! Cash Prizes! A portion of proceeds to benefit the Montachusett Suicide Prevention Task Force Read More

A ride to save lives - Suicide prevention task force holding fundraiser

August 15, 2018

By Andrew Mansfield Reporter, The Gardner News FITCHBURG — The Montachusett Suicide Prevention Task Force will promote well-being and safety at its upcoming fundraiser, the sixth annual Ride of Your Life. “What we want to do is provide the community with hope,” said task force member Barbara ... Read More

Montachusett Suicide Prevention Task Force Presents 6th Annual ‘Ride of Your Life’ Event

August 2, 2018

The Montachusett Suicide Prevention Task Force is hosting its 6th Annual ‘Ride of Your Life’, a fundraiser to support suicide prevention and education.  Held on Sunday, August 19th, the ‘Ride of Your Life’ features a three-hour motorcycle ride through North Central Massachusetts with stops at ... Read More

Local mental health organizations struggle with spiking suicide rates - Worcester Business Journal Article

July 24, 2018

BY GRANT WELKER The bad news came all at once, especially for those working in mental health. In the span of a week in June, TV chef Anthony Bourdain and designer Kate Spade died of suicides, and a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report brought to light a long and troubling trend: ... Read More

MSPFT Tackles 'De-Industrialization' & Presents 'Healing Our Communities' at March Meeting

March 12, 2018

"Industry Failings Weigh Heavy" Sentinel & Enterprise Article Healing Our Communities Presentation Read More

February 7th MENder's Meeting Postponed

February 6, 2018

Due to inclement weather, the Gardner MENder's Support Group Meeting scheduled for February 7th has been postponed until February 14th. Read More


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