Thank you for your interest in our Events. If you have any questions or feedback (including date/time requests, program suggestions, or more), please contact the Cohen Clinic at (240) 847-7500 or info.mfc@eseal.org.

Service Day

The Cohen Clinic is collecting items for homeless veterans through June 28.

In addition to mental health, basic hygiene is an essential part of a homeless veteran’s overall health. That’s why we’re asking for toiletry items like soap and shampoo for all veterans and feminine hygiene products for women veterans. Check out our Amazon Wish List to ship items directly to the Cohen Clinic. You may also drop off items in donation trunks located at our clinic on the 3rd floor and the veterans employment suite on the 2nd floor of 1420 Spring Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Our team will disperse everything through the Easterseals Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program and partner organizations serving homeless veterans in our region.

Thank you for your support!

Children's Art Therapy Group

Dates: Begins on June 19 and continues on every following Wednesday for 6 weeks
Time: 6:00 pm
Registration: Call (240) 847-7500 or email info.mfc@eseal.org to register
This group will encourage service members' children aged 6-11 to express their thoughts and feelings within an art therapy space. Group goals will focus on: encouraging self-expression and articulation of feelings and thoughts, helping children process and work through difficult experiences and emotions, promoting a sense of independence and feeling of control, developing healthy and effective coping skills, enhancing communication skills, supporting hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills, and increasing self-awareness and self-esteem. The group will meet in person at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals, Sessions are in-person in the 2nd floor conference room at 1420 Spring Street, Silver Spring, MD.

LGBTQ+ Support Group for Active Duty and Veterans

Dates: Begins on June 26 and continues on every following Wednesday for 10 weeks
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Registration: Call (240) 847-7500 or email info.mfc@eseal.org to register
This group will provide a safe, inclusive space for ALL LGBTQ+ service members and veterans to discuss the intersection of identities and the impacts of minority stress, while growing strategies to cope with such impacts. Group meets at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals, 1420 Spring Street, Silver Spring, MD.

Virtual Comedy Writing Workshop with Amelia Bane

Dates: 2nd Tuesday of every month
Time: Noon – 1:00 pm
Registration: cbaw.org/events
Give yourself a break from your routine and take some time to laugh in community. Each workshop, we will read a humor piece and react to it together. After some discussion about technique and what makes comedy writing work, we’ll write our own pieces. Come write with us or just come laugh with us!

 

Virtual Poetry Writing Workshop with Ben Weakley

Dates: 4th Tuesday of every month
Time: Noon – 1:00 pm
Registration: cbaw.org/events
Join us for a generative creative writing workshop where we use the written and spoken word to find healing and self-discovery together in a welcoming, safe community. Open to all voices. No experience necessary.

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