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Summer and ADHD: A Survival Guide

By on June 24, 2020 in Articles

School’s out, but children still need support and structure to thrive during the coronavirus crisis. There’s never been a summer vacation like this one. With school finally ending, there’s uncertainty around everything from vacations (Is it safe to go?) to camp (Is it happening?) to just going to the park (Don’t forget your mask!). After […]

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Managing Anxiety During Reopening: With so many difficult decisions to make, some strategies to help you stay calm

By on June 19, 2020 in Articles

As the country reopens and summer begins, each family faces new and difficult decisions about how to stay safew. Is day camp too risky? Can we visit the grandparents? Should our teenagers be trusted to socialize safely? Plus, there are still huge uncertanties about the future. What will school look like in the fall? Will […]

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Racism and Violence: How to Help Kids Handle the News – Supporting your children during scary times

By on June 17, 2020 in Articles

With protests over the violent deaths of black Americans dominating the news, it’s understadable that many kids are feeling scared, confused or angry about the situation. How can parents, many of whom are struggling themselves, help children process what they’re seeing and manage their feelings? Ther’s no one right answer. That said, there are a […]

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Dads Talk: Virtual Format

By on June 16, 2020 in Events

Are you a Dad looking for peer support around fathering? Are you a Grandfather or Uncle who is raising or helping to raise children? Connect with others and chat about parenting (or whatever is on your mind). You are welcome to join regardless of your child(ren)’s age(s), or your parenting situation. This support group is […]

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Teenagers and Reopening: Tips for helping kids stay safe during a confusing time

By on June 15, 2020 in Articles

It’s a trying time to be the parent of a teenager. After months of being cooped up at home away from friends, unable to attend school or go out, most kids are chomping at the bit to get back to the lives they had before the pandemic. Getting teens to take safety seriously is a […]

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Understanding Brain Fog During COVID-19

By on June 10, 2020 in Articles

Many of us have been feeling brain fog during COVID-19. Cognitive load theory is one way of understanding why and what we can do about it. Rverside Trauma Center’s Clinical Director Joanna Bridger guides us through learning and remembering information, and how it can be difficult in challenging times. Video: Cognitive Load Theory Explained Source: […]

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Town of Falmouth Human Services Department Re-posts a Request for Proposals for FY2021

By on June 8, 2020 in Articles

The Town of Falmouth, through the Human Services Department, has re-posted a Request for Proposal for Fiscal Year 2021 that addresses the Outmigration of Working Age Adults from the Town of Falmouth. The Town of Falmouth has identified that the outmigration of working age from Falmouth is an issue that has far reaching implications to […]

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WE CAN offering one to one appointments through Zoom

By on June 3, 2020 in Articles
WE CAN offering one to one appointments through Zoom

WE CAN offers one to one appointments with expert volunteers to help with legal needs, employment help, business support, and financial counseling and empowerment services. To learn more about how WE CAN can help, please call 508-430-8111 or email [email protected] Services they offer now through Zoom: Legal consultations with volunteer attorneys addressing various isssues including […]

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Alzheimer’s Family Support Center’s Savvy Caregiver Training being offered via Zoom

By on June 3, 2020 in Events

Prior to the pandemic, the AFSC offered a free six-week educational program called Savvy Caregiver, a 12-hour training in Alzheimer’s and dementia basics including disease staging, behavior management, and self-care. Master Trainer Judi Devaney has taught Savvy Caregiver classes in every town on the Cape, and in June will begin offering Savvy Caregiver online via […]

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Happy Pride Month! Mental Health Resources for LGBTQIA+

By on June 3, 2020 in Articles
Happy Pride Month! Mental Health Resources for LGBTQIA+

Pride month is a time for the LGBTQIA+ community and allies to come together in solidarity to celebrate and embrace identity. We want to remind our families and caregivers that your support and acceptance of your loved one’s sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or gender expression directly impacts their mental wellness and personal safety. Unfortunately, LGBTQIA+ […]

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