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Category: Health and Wellness

State of LGBTQ+ Survey

We need your help! This research study focuses on learning more about LGBTQ+ people aged 50 and older across the country, including their experiences, needs, and resiliencies as they get […]

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Updates from 988 for Suicide & Crisis Partners

While the holidays can bring joy and happiness, people can struggle with overwhelming and difficult emotions year-round. The 988 resources are great to share for everyone this season. This month, […]

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December 1st is World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is an opportunity to reflect and acknowledge progress made globally to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS, diminish HIV stigma, and better understand the challenges that remain […]

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Independence House Holds Secondary Survivor Workshop

Is there someone in your life: a family member, colleague, or friend who has identified as being in an unhealthy, toxic, or abusive relationship? Independence House can help you learn […]

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Remembering Loved Ones Lost to Overdose: Their Lives Mattered

The following testimonials were submitted by members of our community here on Cape Cod whose loved ones lost their lives to overdose. We honor their memory by spreading awareness to […]

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Joe Pacheco, Barnstable County Director of Human Services, pictured in front of the REACH Mobile Unit with Duffy Health staff.

Human Services Director Attends Unveiling of Duffy Health Center’s REACH Mobile Health Unit

Starting Monday, August 14th, Duffy Health Center’s REACH Mobile Health Unit will begin visiting communities throughout the region. REACH stands for Respectful, Equitable Access to Compassionate Healthcare. Services include: Duffy […]

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Online Trainings Educate Parents and Caregivers about the Dangers of Vaping

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services is sponsoring a virtual event for parents and caregivers! Learn all about vaping including: Dates Thursday June 8th at 6:30 PM Wednesday, June […]

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Barnstable County Department of Human Services Sponsors Free Training Sessions about the Health Impacts of Vaping

These online trainings will focus on the impact nicotine vaping products have on individuals with a history of substance use and mental health disorders. This population uses tobacco products at […]

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Register Now – Creating Healthy Tech and Media Habits with Your Teen

Don’t miss out! April 12, 2022 at 7:00pm – Participants will learn how: technology and media affect teen mental health | parents and caring adults can support healthy teen use […]

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