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Category: Behavioral Health

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Listening Session on June 18 at CCCC: Designing a Behavioral Health Ambulatory Treatment System

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services will hold a Behavioral Health Listening Session on Cape Cod. The public, consumers and the healthcare community are invited to attend listening […]

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Free Substance Use Trainings on Cape Cod

Three new trainings will be offered this fall to empower Cape Cod to help those affected by substance use. The trainings will be conducted by the Institute for Health and Recovery and will include […]

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Cape & Islands DA Supports My Choice Matters Campaign

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and 1st Assistant District Attorney Michael Trudeau presented a check for $6,250 to the Barnstable County Department of Human […]

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Raising Awareness for Hoarding as a Mental Health Condition

Hoarding disorder affects the Cape community in a number ways.  According to the Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force, people who hoard have difficulty discarding items, have problems with too much […]

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Register Now for CIT Law Enforcement Training

Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) is an exemplary pre-booking jail diversion program for people with mental illness, a process of addressing system change for crisis care within a community as a […]

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Crisis Intervention Training for Law Enforcement

The Dennis Police Department is offering a free Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training for Cape and Islands law enforcement.  The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is a community partnership of […]

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Elder Suicide Prevention Training Offered

The Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands is hosting a suicide prevention training designed to reduce the incidence of suicide among adults age 55 and older. This training is […]

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Free Suicide Prevention Trainings in the New Year

The Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition (CISPC) offers free Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) training.  Question, Persuade, and Refer are three simple steps that ANYONE (parents, friends, volunteers, ministers, nurses, […]

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Local NPR Station Spotlights Substance Use on Cape Cod

On the December 29, 2016 radio show The Point, Mindy Todd hosted a discussion of alcohol misuse and addiction on Cape Cod.  The Point is an award-winning public affairs program […]

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