Photo by Sascha Kohlmann

Photo by Sascha Kohlmann


You are not alone.  Mental health problems affect about 25% of US adults each year.  Many suffer more than they need to because many treatments are very effective in helping your life to be healthy again.  To find out more, click here.


Sometimes, kids need a little help along the way.  When it comes to unwanted thoughts, feelings or behaviors,  our clinicians know how to help get things back on track.  To read more, click here.


Photo by Parker Knight

Photo by Parker Knight


When one person in the family is hurting, everybody hurts.  When families need help with significant stresses, we can help.  Learn more here.

Emergency mental health services are available 24 hours a day.  Need someone to talk to right now?

Please call 603-357-4400


Events, classes and more...

InSHAPE on NH Chronicle

Our MFS InSHAPE program will be featured on a
NH Chronicle Special airing on WMUR-Channel 9

To air again in December - date TBA soon!
From 7:00 - 8:00 PM

This special is entitled "Labeled: Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness" and will include InSHAPE and other programs and stories about people throughout the state of NH living with mental illness.

Jocelyn Frain, InSHAPE Program Director, shared this... "The staff and participants of the MFS InSHAPE program are excited and honored to be featured on NH Chronicle. We are thrilled to share the positive outcomes of this program with others and hope it encourages them on their wellness journey."


Youth Mental Health Peer Advocacy Group
For the Monadnock Region

  • a space for youth ages 12-21 who identify with a mental health diagnosis
  • a space to discuss the meaning of mental health and mental illness
  • a space to speak openly about stigma and prejudice and to work to educate others
  • a space to learn about mental health laws and how we can advocate for appropriate policies that reflect our needs

Interested in learning more?
If so, call or email Annelies Spykman to find out about meetings and how you can get involved!
(603) 313-5236 or
First meeting:
Tuesday December 1, 2015 5:00-6:00 PM
Keene Public Library, Kay Fox Room
60 Winter Street, Keene, NH


Nurturing Parenting Classes for Building Healthy and Caring Families

A new Nurturing Parenting Class will run for 4 weeks at a time with four rotating parenting topics:

  • Empathy & Appropriate Family Roles –Dec 4- Jan 11 (no class 12/28)
  • Discipline - Jan 25 - Feb 15
  • Appropriate Expectations & Empowerment – Feb 29- Mar 21
  • Expressing Feelings – Apr 4-25

Parents can choose the 4 week class that fits their need or have the option to attend the entire 16 week program.

Monday Evenings
5:30-7:00 PM
The Family Time Program at
Monadnock Family Services, 64 Main St., Keene, NH       Free Childcare
Cost: $10.00 per 4 week session
Paulette Sharkey (603) 357-4400 Registration is required for these classes


Weekly Play Group

Free to the public!

Thursdays 10:00-11:30am Beginning Oct. 29, 2015
(No group Thursday 11/26 and 12/24)
For Parents and their children Ages – Birth to age 5.
Come and play with other families. Experience the value of playing with your child, observing your child play and socialize with others, as well as socializing with other Parents.

No registration necessary.
Where: #5 Harmony Lane, Keene, NH. Sponsored By: Monadnock Family Services - Family Time Program
Facilitator: Paulette Sharkey, (603) 357-4400


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