Student support available in the wake of the Boston Marathon tragedy.

in General News, Homepage
March 18th, 2013

Group counseling sessions have been arranged to serve students who have been affected by the tragedy at the Boston Marathon.  Any student may attend the groups, whether they were at the Marathon or are simply distressed by this awful event. Attendance at the groups is free of charge. The groups are on the following dates, times and locations.  Registration is recommended, but not required.

Thursday, April 18th, 4 pm. CARD (Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders), 648 Beacon St, 6th floor. Call 617-353-9610 to register.

Friday, April 19th, 12 Noon. The Danielsen Institute, 185 Bay State Road.  Call 617-353-3047 to register.

Friday, April 19th, 4pm. The SARP Center (Sexual Assault, Response & Prevention), 930 Commonwealth Avenue. Call 617-353-3569 to register.

Monday, April 22nd, 4pm. The SARP Center, 930 Commonwealth Ave.  Call 617-353-3569 to register.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 3pm. The Danielsen Institute, 185 Bay State Road.  Call 617-353-3047 to register.

Wednesday, April 24th, 4pm. CARD, 648 Beacon Street, 6th floor.  Call 617-353-9610 to register.

Thursday, April 25th, 12noon. The SARP Center, 930 Commonwealth Ave. Call 617-353-7277 to register.

Friday, April 26th, 1pm. CARD, 648 Beacon Street, 6th floor.  Call 617-353-9610 to register.

Additional groups will be held the week of April 29, details to follow.

If you are interested in working to arrange another support group, please contact Jenna Vaillancourt at SARP or Mitzi Kane at Behavioral Medicine.

Though group counseling is a preferred method for assisting survivors of trauma, students can also call to inquire about individual support at the following numbers.

Mitzi Kane at Student Health Services, 617-353-3569

Bonnie Brown at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, 617-353-9610.

The Danielsen Institute, 617-353-3047.

SARP, 617-353-7227.

For funded graduate students, Faculty and Staff Assistance Office, 617-353-5381.