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Recognize MLK Day with A Mental Health Screening

By on January 3, 2018 in Articles with 0 Comments
Recognize MLK Day with A Mental Health Screening

Each January, we recognize and consider the works of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.  His name has become synonymous with quietly standing up for one’s beliefs and forging change.  What many people don’t realize is that MLK fought his own demons – namely depression. People who worked with Dr. King have told the […]

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Mothers & Infants Recovery Network, Inc. Support Group

By on January 3, 2018 in Articles with 0 Comments
Mothers & Infants Recovery Network, Inc. Support Group

Mothers & Infants Recovery Network, Inc. helps mothers take the next step.  Mothers Helping Mothers is a support group for women struggling with the emotional difficulties associated with addiction and recovery during the pregnant and postpartum phases of life.  Group meets in Falmouth on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 at John Wesley Methodist Church 270 Gifford Street.  […]

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Barnstable Housing Authority Opening Waitlist

By on January 3, 2018 in Articles with 0 Comments

As of January 1, 2018 Barnstable Housing Authority’s Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (MRVP) and Alternative Housing Rental Voucher Program (AHVP) wait lists’ will open at 9am and shall remain open indefinitely. All applications will be placed on the wait list in order of date and time received.  Applicants must meet income eligibility requirements for Barnstable […]

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Stay Ho Ho Hopeful

Stay Ho Ho Hopeful

The winter holidays are not always merry and bright if you struggle with your mental health.  Family stress, social pressure, and the temptation of festive food and drink often intensify current issues and may incite new ones.  The holidays are particularly difficult for those who have suffered a recent loss or who cannot be near […]

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Are you currently enrolled in or considering a vocational training or certificate program?

By on October 17, 2017 in Articles with 0 Comments
Are you currently enrolled in or considering a vocational training or certificate program?

Are you currently enrolled in or considering a Vocational Training or Certificate Program? Are you struggling to pay for it and need assistance or direction?  Stop by or contact Brenda or Kerin at the Falmouth Service Center at 508-548-2794 for more details on partial financial assistance for qualifying* Falmouth residents!  Applicants must be Falmouth residents […]

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Depression is Different Than Sadness

By on October 4, 2017 in Articles with 0 Comments
Depression is Different Than Sadness

October is National Depression Awareness Month. One of the more common misconceptions about depression is that depressed people are simply very, very sad. Consequently, people suffering from depression are often told to “cheer up” or “try to think positively” as if that will make their symptoms disappear. The truth is that depression runs much deeper […]

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Make a difference in the life of a Falmouth Senior!

By on September 28, 2017 in Articles with 0 Comments
Make a difference in the life of a Falmouth Senior!

Become a Senior Companion Volunteer!  Provide friendship and build social connection with a senior living in the community who is experiencing isolation, loneliness and lack of social support. If you can bring sunshine into the life of a senior for a minimum commitment of two hours a month (two one-hour visits) contact: Kathy Barrett at […]

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Career Opportunities Opens Many Doors for Out of School Youth and Young Adults 16-24

By on September 28, 2017 in Articles with 0 Comments
Career Opportunities Opens Many Doors for Out of School Youth and Young Adults 16-24

Before you cross that bridge, call Laura at 508-862-6133 and learn about the many options available to those who become a Career Opportunities Cape Cod Young Adult (CCYA) Achieving Success! JOBS On the Job Training – for those interested in learning a new skill while working on the job.  Wages: Paid the same wages as […]

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Six Basic Principles of Teen Grief

This material was adapted from Helping Teens Cope with Death by The Dougy Center. To order a copy of the book, visit our online bookstoreor contact The Dougy Center, 503-775-5683. What is it like for teenagers when someone close to them dies? How do they respond to the death of a parent, a sibling, a relative, a friend? […]

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How to Help a Grieving Child

These lessons have been adapted from the book 35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child. To order a copy of the book, visit our online bookstore or contact The Dougy Center, 503-775-5683. Answer the questions they ask. Even the hard ones. Kids learn by asking questions. When they ask questions about a death, it’s usually a sign that […]

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