On Wednesday, September 19, Sandra Cahill of the Entrepreneurial
Center of the University of Hartford, will partner with HEAL in presenting a program on
owning one's own business. The program will take place at the Howard Whittemore Memorial
Library on 243 Church St. in Naugatuck. It begins at 6:30, is free and open to the public.
For info, directions, or to register, please call 203-305-2137.
Also, Ilene Wolf, M.S. will be presenting a six-week workshop on
self-care, self-worth and healthy boundaries entitled Self-Estimation 101 ©. This
workshop will be offered at three locations through the Foothills Adult & Continuing
Education programs. For more information call 203-305-2137, 800-300-4781, or visit www.educationconnection.org. Registration
and a nominal fee are required for these workshops.
organizational meeting is being planned.
Check this page for updates.
If you're interested in becoming a founding member
of Healing Emotionally Abused Lives please
mark your calendar to attend our next public meeting.
Refreshments will be available.
All are welcome. We're looking for input.
If you know you'll be coming, would
you please let us know so we'll have
enough refreshments for all.
Location: Visible Difference Unisex
1800 Meriden Road, Wolcott, CT
Directions are below, or email
I. Wolf from our Contact Page
or call: 203-305-2137
HEAL SPEAKERS BUREAU
Both of the following programs will be presented at the Ansonia
Library on South Cliff Street in Ansonia. Directions are at the bottom of this
These programs have been completed but will run again or are being
presented under other titles. Please contact Ms. Wolf for more information.
This program is about measuring, rebuilding, nurturing and
maintaining your self-estimation. You'll learn how to find the pinholes and get a grip on
obvious ruptures in the fabric of your self-regard. We'll explore ways to repair both the
slow leaks and the gaping fractures Then we'll uncover techniques and ways of establishing
habits that will ensure a healthier emotional future for your foundation of self-worth.
Your Relationship Quotient ©
You'll leave with techniques to assess the feasibility of future
relationships before you're neck deep in serious issues; we'll go over tools to evaluate
partnerships you're already in but are having doubts about, and methods to improve-and
when necessary-appropriately terminate an association. We'll examine red flags and warning
signs of potential relationship problems, and those dilemmas which you may be able to
Ilene Wolf, MS will be representing the HEAL
Speakers Bureau as a panelist on two programs at
The Sixteenth Annual Women's Studies Conference
Women's Health: Colonized, Resisted, Reclaimed
Southern Connecticut State University Women's Studies Program
on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University
Friday and Saturday, October 27 and 28, 2006
Ms. Wolf will be presenting at both the Friday
sessions. At Session A2, 4 to 5:15 p.m., Ms. Wolf will speak with Doreen Breen and Sue
Sullivan on a panel entitled:
Giving Voice to the Silent Symptoms of
Intimate Partner Violence
At Session B2, 5:45 to 7 p.m. Ms. Wolf will speak
together with Ellen Smith on Implications of Abuse on Women's Health
For more information on the conference or on the HEAL
Speakers Bureau, email or call Ms. Wolf (see the HEAL Contact page)
or visit www.southernct.edu and
click on Calendar and then Women's Health Conference at the end of October.
Future workshops and programs are currently
under development and will be posted as plans are finalized.
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to Visible Difference Unisex Salon
Off I-84 - both east and west***:
Exit 28 which reads Rte. 322, Marion/Milldale. 84 East
turn left off the exit. 84 West turn right off the exit.
Proceed through lights and up the long hill. At the top of
the hill there's a blinking light and the whole road bears left; follow the road left
through the blinking light.
Visible Difference comes up very quickly on the
left. It's the corner shop in a small plaza. If you have questions, call:
***Please note if traveling west on I-84: (I
had to see this for myself before I was willing to write this out.) Heading west out of
Southington the exit numbers decrease as expected - till exit 29 (a left exit - Rte. 10).
Then the next exit number is 27, onto Rte. 691. (You're not losing it.) Pass exit #27
and you'll immediately come to the exit you want, #28 - Rte. 322, Marion/Milldale.
Left off the exit. (They did the best they could.)
to the Ansonia Library
Off Rte. 8, south:
Rte. 8 South to exit 22, Bank Street in Seymour. (There are
closer exits off 8 in Ansonia, but this route is the most direct.)
Go straight to the end of the exit ramp and turn RIGHT.
Immediately, get into the left-hand lane.
Go through one light; pass under the trestle and turn LEFT at
the second light.
You'll see a sign for Rte. 115.
After you've turned left, there's an old fashioned movie
theatre on your right.
At the second light down Main Street, the road itself bears
left under the railroad tracks.
A block later you'll go through a blinking light; then
there's a couple straight miles and you'll go through another blinking light (in Ansonia).
After the 2nd blinking light, go through a regular traffic
A block later, at the 2nd regular light, get into the
You'll see a fire station directly in front of you and an old
church across the street on the left.
You're going to make a sharp, up-hill LEFT.
Take the 2nd RIGHT onto South Cliff Street.
Go straight one block until you see a "Do Not
You'll have to turn LEFT there and there's parking along that
The library's right there and the door to the community room
is on the side facing the street. The door will be propped open.
Off Rte. 8, north:
Rte. 8 North to exit 16, Pershing Drive in Derby.
Straight off the exit, through 3 lights.
Turn RIGHT at the 4th light onto Bridge Street.
Straight through 2 lights till stop sign and end of street.
RIGHT onto East Main Street; one block to stop sign.
Turn LEFT onto Tremont Street. The turn is sharp and the
street is a steeply-graded climb uphill to top.
At top, turn LEFT onto South Cliff Street.
The library will be a fraction of a mile beyond on your
right. If you don't find parking in front, turn right at the corner and look for the door
that's propped open, for the program.
Routes from other directions or general questions:
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