Last updated: 1/22/2018

Heywood Hospital (978) 632-3420
Last Updated: 1/22/2018
Community hospital, offers Heart Center, Maternity Center, Diabetes Center, 24/7 Emergency Care, Outpatient Care- Specialists & Pedi. Member Heywood Healthcare.
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Degrees:
DNP
DO
DSW
JD
MA
MBA
MC
MD
MEd
MPA
MPH
MSN
MSS
MSSW
MSW
NP
PA
PhD
PsyD
RN

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

American Sign Language
Arabic
Cantonese
Chinese
Creole
English
Farsi
Filipino
French
German
Greek
Haitian
Hindi
Italian
Khmer
Korean
Mandarin
Portuguese
Punjabi
Russian
Spanish
Swahili
Telugu
Urdu
Vietnamese

Licensing:

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Addictions Specialist, Certified (CAS)
Advanced Practice Nurse (APN)
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
American Board of Professional Psychology (Clinical)
American College of Radiology (Accreditation)
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)
Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR)
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC)
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW)
Health Care Provider, Licensed
Joint Commission (Accreditation)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Mental Health Counselor, Licensed (LMHC)
Psychiatry, Board Certified in
QPRT - Suicide Risk Assessment and Management
Registered Nurse (RN)
Social Work Supervisor
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)

Office and Contact Information
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Heywood Hospital
242 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440  
www.heywood.org
(978) 632-3420


Office Hours:
Mon: 12:00am - 12:00am
Tue: 12:00am - 12:00am
Wed: 12:00am - 12:00am
Thu: 12:00am - 12:00am
Fri: 12:00am - 12:00am
Sat: 12:00am - 12:00am
Sun: 12:00am - 12:00am
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Organization Type:
Community (municipal, neighborhood)
Detoxification
Diagnostic Center
Emergency Services
Hospital, General (acute care)
Hospital, Specialty
Inpatient
Insurance
Medical
Mental Health/Addictions
Nutrition (food)
Partial Hospitalization (day treatment)
Prevention
Private Practice Group
Translation Services
Transportation

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: N/A

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Home Visits
Mobile Services (Van, etc.)
Telephone Counseling

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Depression Dissociative Disorders Medical Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Phobias Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Self Abuse Stress Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anger Management Asperger's Syndrome Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Developmental Disability Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Family Issues Food Gender Identity Grief/Loss Hunger/Nutrition Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Medication Management Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Neurological Neuropsychological Testing Pain Management Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Psychosomatic Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Transportation
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Cognitive/Behavioral
Other theoretical approaches:
Advocacy Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Art Therapy Behavioral Behavioral Medicine Case Management Coaching Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Education Consultation Electro-convulsive Treatment Evaluation/Diagnostic Expressive Therapy Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Feminist Focusing Geriatric Consultation Holistic Home Study Information and Referral Integrative Medicine Internal Family Systems (IFS) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Neuropsychological Testing or Consultation Nutrition Counseling Occupational Therapy Parent Guidance Prevention Psycho-Educational Psychoanalysis Psychological Testing and Evaluation Psychopharmacology Relational Social Support Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Group Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Peer Support
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17) Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6)
Specific populations:
Alzheimer's Diabetes Suicidal
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Cancer Patients Caregivers Chronic Illness College Students Disabled Grandparents Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Transgender
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Alaskan Native Arabic Armenian Asian Brazilian Cape Verdean Caribbean Haitian Hispanic Indian Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
American Medical Association (AMA) American Nurses Association (ANA)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: N/A
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicaid QMB: Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Advocacy
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
Crisis Intervention
Information & Referral
Outreach
Prevention Programs

Insurance:
AETNA (Open Choice) GIC Health Plan
AETNA Health Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Beacon Health Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (PPO)
Beacon Health Options Health New England
Beacon Health Strategies HealthCare VALUE Management (HCVM)
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Care Elect) HMO Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield (HMO Blue) Horizon Behavioral Services
Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO) Magellan Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Managed Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity Mass Behavioral Health Partnership (MBHP)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO Blue Massachusetts Laborers' Health & Welfare
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare PPO Blue MassHealth
Blue Cross Blue Shield Personal Help Network MEDEX
Blue Cross Major Medical Neighborhood Health Plan
Boston Medical Center (HealthNet) Neighborhood Health Plan
Cambridge Health Alliance (Cambridge Network Health) Network Health
Cenpatico Behavioral Health (CBH) TRICARE
Champus/Tricare Tufts Associated HMO
CIGNA HealthCare Tufts Health Plan (PPO)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) Tufts Navigator
CIGNA Medicare Access Plans UNICARE Life & Health Insurance Company (PPO)
Consolidated Health Plans (PPO) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Evercare United Healthcare
Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) United HealthCare of New England (Options PPO)
GEHA Health Plan for Federal Employees US HealthCare

Groups
MENders-Gardner
MENder’s, a men’s support group, brings together guys facing similar issues including illness, anger, stress, substance abuse, relationships or major life changes. MENders is an open-ended group where men can feel free to talk about whatever issues a
Group Focus: Men's Issues
Depression
Stress
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Male
Location: Heywood Hospital Community Education Room
250 Green St
Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: (978) 630-6455
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: On the first, third Wednesday of the month

Emotions Anonymous Women's Group
Emotions Anonymous is a support group for Women. Meetings are held weekly at 6pm. EA offers a 12 step program
Group Focus: Women's Issues
Stress
General Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Female
Location: Heywood Hospital Board Room
Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: (920) 917-8538
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Thursday

AA Meeting
This group will meet in the OBS Conference room on 11/22 and 12/27
Group Focus: Addictions - Alcohol
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: Heywood Hospital
Community Education Room
242 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: (978) 632-3420
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Tuesday

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer led support group for adults who are concerned about their mental health. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others.
Group Focus: Education/Personal Development
Depression
General Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: Heywood Hospital
Dining Room B
242 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: (508) 331-2921
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Tuesday

Menders- Fitchburg
MENders is an open-ended group where men can feel free to talk about whatever issues are on their minds. In this non-judgmental community, we address a broad range of issues and provide a supportive atmosphere where men can share, learn, and grow.
Group Focus: Men's Issues
General Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Male
Location: First Parish Church
923 Main Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone: (978) 846-8201
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: On the second, fourth Thursday of the month

Menders- Leominster
MENders is an open-ended group where men can feel free to talk about whatever issues are on their minds. In this non-judgmental community, we address a broad range of issues and provide a supportive atmosphere where men can share, learn, and grow.
Group Focus: Men's Issues
General Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Male
Location: St. Marks House
62 West Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Phone: (978) 846-8201
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: On the first, third Thursday of the month

Learn to Cope
7-8:30pm. Learn to Cope is a support network for families dealing with addiction and recovery. Learn to Cope offers compassionate, experienced facilitators who have been there, support, resources, educational materials and guest speakers who are in l
Group Focus: Addictions - Other Drugs
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Adolescents (13-17)
Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Relation to Focus:
Any
Families
Location: Heywood Hospital
Heywood Board Room
242 Green St
Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: (508) 738-5148
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Tuesday

Suicide Survivor Support Group
Meetings are help the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm. The group is intended for individuals who lost someone they know to suicide. All are welcome to attend. For more information please contact Peer Facilitator Brenda.Melanson@Heywood.org
Group Focus: Suicide Grief/Loss
Grief/Loss
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Adolescents (13-17)
Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: Heywood Hospital
Board Conference Room
242 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: (978) 632-6166
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: On the first Wednesday of the month

Vets to Vets Support Group
2nd and fourth Thusday of the month from 6pm until 8pm. Vets to Vets is a fellowship for combat veterans to share their experiences, testimonies of healing, compassion and hope in overcoming the invisible wounds of war. Veterans can suffer from one o
Group Focus: Trauma/PTSD
General Issues
Life Transitions
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: Heywood Hospital Community Education Room
242 Green Street
attn--Mike Valila
Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: (978) 630-6311
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 2 weeks on Thursday

Military Family Support Group
The Military Family Support Group offers a safe place for family members of both active and former military members to share their experiences, struggles and hope in overcoming the invisible wounds of war that affect the entire family unit. Veterans
Group Focus: General Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Member Gender:
Any
Location: Heywood Hospital, Dining Room B
242 Green Street
Crystal Bean
Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: (978) 320-9804
Meeting Time: From 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Meeting Frequency: On the second Tuesday of the month