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Vaping Toolkit: Let’s clear the air about vaping.

By on October 3, 2019 in Articles
Vaping Toolkit: Let’s clear the air about vaping.

Learn what vaping is and important facts to help you know how to keep youth healthy. Parents, caregivers, and youth-serving organizations play a vital role in delaying and preventing youth using e-cigarettes and vapes. The resources provided in the Tool Kit offer education and ways to address the issue. The topic of youth vaping is […]

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How Can We Help Kids With Transitions?

By on October 3, 2019 in Articles
How Can We Help Kids With Transitions?

With the right support, children can learn to change gears without whining and tantrums by: Katherine Martinelli Many children struggle with transitions, which are common triggers for behaviors that range from annoying (whining, stalling) to upsetting (tantrums and meltdowns). There are many ways parents and teachers can help kids have an easier time with transitions […]

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RISE Support Group

By on June 25, 2019 in Articles

RISE is a support group created to uplift and empower Mothers affected by Substance Use Disorders. Whatever your pathway to recovery, we believe in you and your ability to RISE. Wednesdays from 6-7pm at John Wesley United Methodist Church, 270 Gifford Street, Falmouth. Refreshments and childcare provided. Pre-registration required – Please call Cape Cod Children’s […]

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Non-Profit Highlight: Herren Project – Support. Recover. Overcome.

Non-Profit Highlight: Herren Project – Support. Recover. Overcome.

Herren Project is a non-profit organization focused on treatment, recovery and prevention of substance use disorder. Since 2011, Herren Project has provided live-saving support to individuals living with substance use disorder. We also offer support to family members and loved ones affected by the disease and bring prevention programs to schools and communities across the […]

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Program for Pregnant and Parenting Women Struggling with Opioid Use

By on April 9, 2019 in Articles
Program for Pregnant and Parenting Women Struggling with Opioid Use

The Moms Do Care (MDC) program supports women who are pregnant or parenting a child age 36 months or under. Participants are candidates if they present with a history of opioid use disorder, either current or in remission. Services are provide for moms by moms who have walked this path during their own pregnancy. This […]

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SERVICES AND SUPPORT for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth and Young Adults

By on April 4, 2019 in Articles
SERVICES AND SUPPORT for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth and Young Adults

Services are targeted to Cape and Island unaccompanied youth and young adults (24 and under) who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Services available are: Assessment for services; Flexible funds to prevent homelessness; Individualized case management; Planning for housing stability. Intake for assessment and access to services are available through these community partners: CHAMP […]

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How to RECOGNIZE an Opioid Overdose/How to RESPOND to an Overdose

How to RECOGNIZE an Opioid Overdose/How to RESPOND to an Overdose

How to RECOGNIZE an Opioid Overdose: Not responsive Lips and fingertips may be blue Snoring or gurgle noise whild nodding out Vomiting Can’t be woken up How to RESPOND to an Overdose (You can keep a person alive by following thse steps): Call 911 Try to wake person up (Rub the middle of their chest […]

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Quick Tips to Lower Your Child’s or Teen’s Anxiety

Quick Tips to Lower Your Child’s or Teen’s Anxiety

Giving your child or teen the gift of less stress and worrying! Anziety is one of the biggest emotional health challenges facing our children and teens. It can destroy their self-esteem, reduce joy, and interfere with, or even sabotage, them from taking healthy risks in life. Being a calming, skilled, and steadying influence to help […]

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FREE Immigration Legal Services and Citizenship Information in Falmouth

By on March 7, 2019 in Articles with 0 Comments
FREE Immigration Legal Services and Citizenship Information in Falmouth

CACCI will be offering free immigration services on Fridays from 9am to 2pm or by appointment at the Falmouth Human Services Office located at 65A Town Hall Square, Falmouth. CITIZENSHIP assisting low income DOCUMENTED immigrants to obtain citizenship by providing free citizenship classes, assisting in preparing for the citizenship exams and in filling out naturalization […]

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Barnstable County urges awareness of danger of e-cigarettes to youth

Barnstable County urges awareness of danger of e-cigarettes to youth

The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment strongly urges the citizens of Barnstable County to be aware of the dangers of e-cigarette use by children and young people.  A surge in vaping is giving rise to nicotine addiction in youth. The US Surgeon General has issued and advisory describing the use of e-cigarettes by […]

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