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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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Government Shutdown – Assistance for Those Affected on the Upper Cape

By on January 10, 2019 in Human Service Related Articles
Government Shutdown – Assistance for Those Affected on the Upper Cape

Have you or your family been affected by the government shutdown? The Falmouth Service Center will, for the duration of this crisis, be providing food for any individual or household that may be civilian and working for federal entities on the Upper Cape. Additionally, at this time, if a family or individual impacted by the […]

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Take CCYP Survey! Learn about Special Benefits for Falmouth Residents and Businesses!

Take CCYP Survey! Learn about Special Benefits for Falmouth Residents and Businesses!

About Cape Cod Young Professionals (CCYP) in Falmouth For the 2018-19 year, CCYP is a proud recipient of grant funding through the Town of Falmouth’s Human Services Fund.  The “CCYP in Falmouth” project seeks to stem the out-migration of young workers from Falmouth by providing increased opportunities for connection, community engagement, and career advancement.  Through […]

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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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