MGH Patient and Family Education Day

Massachusetts General Hospital

Patient and Family Education Day

Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment

The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry invites you to attend The Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation patient and family education program.

This exciting event will provide an opportunity for individuals, their family, friends, treaters and others to learn about bipolar treatment and innovation and become actively involved in the treatment of someone they care about. This event offers important clinical expertise from academic clinicians and shares a patient centered vision of bipolar treatment.


Morning Agenda

Presenters will discuss the benefits of medication and treatment of bipolar disorder as well as challenges and promises for the future. Presenters will also discuss lifestyle interventions for bipolar disorder. The program will also feature a question and answer section we’re the audience can have the opportunity to ask questions.

Afternoon Agenda

Presenters will discuss the emotional dysregulation and bipolar disorder in children, as well as, give an update on current psychosocial treatment.

This program is made possible through the generosity of the Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment

Presented by

  • Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry
  • Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation
  • The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy

Target Audience: This free educational program is designed exclusively for patients, families and friends. This program is not offered for continuing education credit


Saturday, June 23, 2018

9:15 am – 3:00 pm, with check-in from 9:15-10:00 am

Complimentary coffee, tea, and lunch will be served.


Massachusetts General Hospital

The Starr Center Auditorium 

185 Cambridge Street, 2nd floor

Boston, MA, 02114

(Located in the Charles River Plaza in the Richard B. Simches Research Center Building next to CVS and Whole Foods.)

Cost: The program is offered at no charge for patients and their families.

Transportation and Parking:Due to the increasing demands of patient and patient visitor parking, MGH is not able to support event parking in the Fruit Street, Parkman Street, Yawkey, or Charles River Plaza garages. Because of the hospital’s close proximity to the Charles/Mass General Red Line Station, the use of public transportation whenever possible for this event is highly recommended. Parking will not be discounted or validated free of charge.


Seating is limited and preregistration is required. To learn more about the program and register, click here. or call 866-644-7792.

For more information about the patient and family education series, visit

Wayside February Vacation Groups.

Groups for February vacation.   For kids involved with  DMH/ In home therapy/ ICC/ Family partner/ etc

We serve kids ages 12-18, trips leave from Wayside Campus, and run from 9am-3pm.  Here are the scheduled trips:

Monday, February 19, 2018: Round 1 Entertainment, bowling & arcade

Tuesday, February 20, 2018: Harvard Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, February 21, 2018: Sky Zone (parental waivers needed)

Thursday: February 22, 2018: Lars Anderson Auto Museum

Friday, February 23, 2018: Trombetta’s Farm indoor mini golf


If interested, contact the providers your family is working with.

Framingham Support Group

The Framingham Parent Support Groups, currently held at Wayside family and youth at 88 Lincoln St Framingham.  Will be on hold for an extended time.  Please note there are other support groups if you click on the menu.  We will let everyone know when we will be starting them up again.