Last updated: 1/22/2018

MENder's Gardner - Men's Support Group (978) 630-6455
Last Updated: 1/22/2018
Michael Ellis- MENders Facilitator/QPR Trainer/Narcan Trainer
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MENder's Gardner - Men's Support Group
Heywood Hospital
242 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 630-6455

Contact: Michael Ellis

Office Hours:
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Wed: By appointment
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Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Organization Type:
Education Services

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Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Men's Issues Stress
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Advocacy Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Depression Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Medication Management Pain Management Parenting Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Self Abuse Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD
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Theoretical approaches - focus areas:

Other theoretical approaches:
Coaching Cognitive Testing Crisis Intervention Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches
Methods - focus areas:
Group Peer Support
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
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

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Family: N/A

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MENders Gardner
MENders is an open-ended support group for men, because sometimes a guy needs to talk with other guys about life and life's challenges. MENders is a safe place for any man to share with other men about the issues that matter to them. MENders makes a
Group Focus: Men's Issues
General Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Location: Heywood Hospital
Community Education Room
242 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: (978) 630-6455
Meeting Time: From 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Meeting Frequency: On the first, third Wednesday of the month