SafeSpace Menlo Park

SafeSpace Community Engagement Center (708 Oak Grove Ave, Menlo Park) offer these free workshops in May:

Mindfulness and Meditation for Teens Class
When: Thursdays from 6:00-7:00 pm (May 10, 17 & 24)

These classes introduce young people, ages 12-26, to the basic skills of a mindfulness practice. Each lesson will help guide to a more peaceful life by showing and engaging in the practices that help teens deal with everyday stress and anxiety. The lessons are simple and fun, yet effective. Topics include senses, body scan, emotions, self-care/ self-love and learning to be present. Sign up for all or any individual class. Free-donations are appreciated. Register through Eventbrite

Taught by Julie Brody, BSN, MA in Women’s Spirituality, Mindfulness Educator and Certified Yoga Instructor. Julie believes wholeheartedly in mindfulness as a practice that can change our perspectives, teach us about ourselves, and help change the world to be in a more compassionate and less competitive place. Julie holds a Master’s Degree in Women’s Spirituality and is a Certified Yoga Instructor.

“Rejection – The Silver Lining”: A Workshop for Parents
When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 7:00-8:30 pm

“Rejection – The Silver Lining” is a parent workshop created to help our teens build resilience in the face of setback. The discussion will be led by Havi Wolfson Hall, LCSW a Child and Adolescent Therapist from JFCS Parents Place in Palo Alto. She will be focusing on what to do and say when young people face rejection, for example, in a relationship, internship, sport, prom or with colleges. This workshop supports parents to share their personal experiences of growth and setback. In this way, they gain a deeper understanding of how challenges and struggles are a part of life and necessary toward building resiliency and opportunities through disappointment.  Register through Eventbrite

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New free workshops on teen meditation and mindfulness begin April 19

SafeSpace is please to announce free Teen Meditation and Mindfulness classes taught by Julie Brody starting this Thursday, April 19 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at the SafeSpace Community Engagement Center, 708 Oak Grove Ave.in Menlo Park. These weekly workshops run through May 24. Please register through Eventbrite.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Class offered on Feb. 24

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SafeSpace is offering a Youth Mental Health First Aid class designed to teach parents, family members, and youth how to help a young person (aged 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge. This one-day, eight-hour course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action […]

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SafeSpace offering mental health classes for teens & adults

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SafeSpace is offering Youth Mental Health First Aid classes open to the community on Saturday January 20 from 9:00-5:00 pm or Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9:00-5:00 pm at the SafeSpace Community Engagement Center, 708 Oak Grove Ave. Menlo Park. These classes are open to teens and adults. Register through Eventbrite; the cost is $20. This […]

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Teens & young adults invited to SafeSpace launch party on Sept. 16

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This Saturday, September 16, youth and young adults (12-26) are invited to the free SafeSpace Center Launch Party from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at 1162 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. There will be music, food, a selfie wall, a mural wall, and a raffle with lots of prizes (including an Apple watch). SafeSpace is […]

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