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Cape Cod & the Islands Emergency Services Program Crisis Hotline

By on July 27, 2018 in Human Service Related Articles
Cape Cod & the Islands Emergency Services Program Crisis Hotline

The Cape Cod & The Islands Emergency Services Program run by Bay Cove Human Services profides 24-hour response to adults and youth (12+) in need of crisis intervention for menatl health and substance use concerns. Experienced master’s level clinicians, psychiatrists, family partners, certified peer specialists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, and mental health workers make […]

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Bullying: It’s against the law!

Bullying: It’s against the law!

Barnstable County Human Rights Commission put together some information for parents and kids on what is bullying?  How to recognize bullying?  What you can do? And who can help?  Bullying: It’s against the law! Warning signs of bullying As a parent, you know your child best.  Be wary if your child: comes home with torn, […]

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LEGAL NOTICE: RFP’S TO BE POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, 2/7 FOLLOWING PUBLICATION IN LOCAL PRINT MEDIA

The Town of Falmouth invites proposals from public or private, state and federally recognized not for profit agencies, or partnerships to enter into a contract with the Town of Falmouth to provide projects, programs or services that will address the unmet needs related to substance use and mental health of Falmouth residents and the community […]

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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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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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Supporting Your Teen after the Tragic Death of a Friend

Supporting Your Teen after the Tragic Death of a Friend Offer condolences to your teen for the death of his/her friend and ask if there are ways you can help them through this difficult crisis.  Offer to accompany them to the wake or funeral if they would like to attend. Monitor your own anxiety level. […]

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Due June 9, 2017: Request For Proposals $6,000 Reducing Outmigration of Working Age Adults

Due June 9, 2017: Request For Proposals $6,000 Reducing Outmigration of Working Age Adults

The Town of Falmouth Human Services Committee will acccept proposals, until 4pm on June 9, 2017 from public or private, state and federally recognized not-for-profit organizations, agencies, or partnerships to enter into a contract with the Town of Falmouth to provide projects, programs or services that will reduce the outmigration of working age adults from […]

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Human Services Department seeking new Director

After leading the Human Services Department for the past nine years, Karen Cardeira informed town manager Julian M. Suso in January of her plan to retire at the end of June.  To learn more about the Director’s primary purpose, essential duties and responsibilities click on Human Services Director.  To apply, visit http://www.falmouthmass.us/332/Personnel-Office

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Human Services Committee Recommends New Funding Strategy At Town Meeting

Human Services Committee Recommends New Funding Strategy At Town Meeting

For more than 30 years, Falmouth taxpayers have supported approximately 17 non-profit agencies on the Cape through the operating budget of the Human Services Department.  These non-profit agencies offer programs and services to assist Falmouth residents with a variety of human services related needs.  Since the 1980’s Falmouth’s population has grown and the demographics and […]

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