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Category: Public Health

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 30, 2016

On¬†Saturday, April 30th from¬†10 AM – 2 PM, thousands of pounds of prescription drugs will be disposed of safely across Cape Cod during the¬†11th¬†Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day¬†thanks to […]

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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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Regional Substance Abuse Council Announces RFP for Media Campaign

Barnstable County, through its Chief Procurement Officer and on behalf of the Department of Human Services, seeks a qualified contractor to develop a public health education campaign for 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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First RSAC Issue Brief Published

The Department is producing a series of issue briefs that will present factual information on an array of topics related to substance use.¬†“Issue Brief 1: Use of Scare Tactics in […]

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Department Presents RSAC to County Health Agents

Vaira Harik, Department of Human Services’ Senior Project¬†Manager, presented an overview¬†of Barnstable County’s Regional Substance Abuse Council to the Cape and Islands¬†Health Agent Coalition¬†on February 26, 2016. ¬†The¬†talk provided an […]

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“Toward a More Just Society” Forum Scheduled

The Network¬†of Human Services and Faith Communities of the Lower/Outer Cape will host their next Forum: “Toward¬†a More Just Society –¬†Inequality & Quality of Life on Cape Cod” on April […]

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Department Staff Provides Testimony on Beacon Hill

On behalf of the Barnstable County’s Department of Human Services, Senior Project Manager, Vaira Harik, M.Sc., testified in Boston to the¬†MA Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse’s¬†Special Hearing […]

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Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Survey Request

In order for the Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force to build support to continue and expand efforts to respond to hoarding, they are conducting a survey¬†to collect¬†data and analyze the […]

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