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Suicide is Preventable – News from CISPC

With the Cape and Islands’ suicide rate 1.4 times higher than the Massachusett’s state average, local¬†trainings and events are an integral part in preventing suicide.¬†Suicide prevention awareness and education¬†occur throughout […]

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Upcoming Suicide Prevention Trainings

As the local resource for suicide prevention education, the Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition (CISPC) offers a variety of workshops to community groups (Suicide¬†Prevention¬†Training¬†Summary). ¬†In addition to their QPR […]

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Build Your Neurobiology Toolkit with Survivors of Domestic Violence

Cape Cod Center for Women in partnership with Bridgewater State University are holding a training on June 9, 2016 “Building Your Trauma Toolkit – Neurobiology Toolkit with Survivors of Domestic […]

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CHNA 27 Panel Addresses “The State of Aging on Cape Cod”

At the May 12, 2016 monthly meeting, the Cape and Islands Community Health Network Area 27 (CHNA 27) acknowledged Older Americans Month with a panel discussion “The State of Aging […]

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A Second Chance: 8-Week Support Program for Suicide Attempt Survivors

Registration deadline for “A Second Chance: 8-Week Support Program for Suicide Attempt Survivors”¬†is May 4, 2016. ¬†The program is free and¬†funded¬†by the¬†Massachusetts Department of Public Health¬†Suicide Prevention Program. Wednesdays, 7:00 […]

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Re-Cap: Recent Department Activities

See what the Department’s¬†been up to…. April 20, 2016: Vaira Harik, Senior Project Manager, presented at the¬†Cotuit Library’s¬†Cape Cod Opiate Addiction. April 15, 2016: Paula Schnepp, Coordinator of the Cape […]

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Public Health and Wellness Service Directory Launched

Barnstable County Department of Human Services announces a newly revised and updated local Service Directory containing service providers and organizations serving the health and human service needs of Barnstable County.¬† […]

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Goodbye Old Website! Welcome to the New!

Welcome to¬†Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ NEW Website! Yes, you are in the right place!¬† ¬†The Barnstable County Department of Human Services redesigned our website for easier access to […]

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RSAC “Substance Use Resource Guide for Cape Cod” Ready for Dissemination

Barnstable County’s Regional Substance Abuse Council’s¬†Substance Use Resource Guide for Cape Cod (February 2016) ¬†is now available in PDF form to download and print. ¬†The easy-to-read guide includes emergency hotline […]

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