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Regional Substance Use Council Website Launch

By on August 15, 2017 in Substance Abuse Related Articles with 0 Comments
Regional Substance Use Council Website Launch

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) announced the launch of its new web site – MyChoiceMatters.net. RSAC works with Cape Cod communities, elected officials, schools, businesses and health and human services agencies to provide resources and support in the areas of prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery. As part of this […]

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Concussions and Sports: August’s Public Health Talk hosted by the Falmouth Health Department

By on August 15, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
Concussions and Sports: August’s Public Health Talk hosted by the Falmouth Health Department

Please join us to learn about the signs and symptoms associated with concussions, as well as the proper steps to take prior to returning to any sport or activity. Guest speaker will be Donna Hardy B.S., M.S. A physical therapist of 35 years, Ms. Hardy lectures and conducts exercise programs for the VNA’s Public Health […]

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FREE – Weekly Laughter Yoga Circle Drop-in!

By on August 15, 2017 in Reoccurring Events with 0 Comments
FREE – Weekly Laughter Yoga Circle Drop-in!

Laughter lowers blood pressure.  According to a study presented at the American Society of Hypertension 2008 Annual Meeting, laughter in the context of laughter yoga can significantly lower blood pressure and reduce cortisol, or stress hormone, levels.  Laughter yoga is a combination of laughter exercises, gentle yoga breathing, and stretching.  The investigators of the study […]

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Author Greg O’Brien to present – On Pluto: Inside The Mind of Alzheimer’s

By on August 11, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
Author Greg O’Brien to present – On Pluto: Inside The Mind of Alzheimer’s

Please join the Alzheimer’s Family Support Center and author Greg O’Brien to celebrate the launch of the second edition of his groundbreaking memoir “On Pluto: Inside The Mind of Alzheimer’s” on Wednesday, August 16th at Falmouth Art Center, 4-5:30pm. A discussion with the Alzheimer’s Family Support Center will follow the reading.  The presentation is free […]

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Cape & Islands Cognitive Behavioral Institute Offering Support Groups

By on August 8, 2017 in Reoccurring Events with 0 Comments
Cape & Islands Cognitive Behavioral Institute Offering Support Groups

Cape & Islands Cognitive Behavioral Institute is offering support groups located at 704 Main Street Falmouth.  For more information on any of these groups contact Cape CBI at 508-457-3160: OCD Support Group – Open to individuals struggling with OCD and related disorders. Family and loved ones welcome. Professionally led by CBT experts.  Meets the 1st […]

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Celebrate The Samaritans 40th Anniversary with Darrell Hammond

By on August 4, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
Celebrate The Samaritans 40th Anniversary with Darrell Hammond

Celebrate The Samaritans 40th anniversary with Darrell Hammond. An evening of real-life stories and impressions to breakdown the barriers around the topic of men’s mental health.  September 7, 2017, 6:30pm at Barnstable High School Performing Arts Center. For tickets contact: www.capesamaritans.org

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Community Forum on Hoarding and Clutter

By on August 3, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments

The Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force presents: A Community Forum on Hoarding and Clutter.  This will be a panel discussion followed by a question and asnser period.  Panelists will include representatives from the Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force, Clutterers Anonymous, and Buried in Treasures support group. August 30, 2017 from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, […]

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Divorce Support Group

By on July 28, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
Divorce Support Group

Circle of Support for Women Experiencing Separation or Divorce Are you in the midst of a divorce or breaking up from a long term relationship? Are you seeking the support and wisdom of a group of women in a similar place? Would you benefit from a licensed facilitator to guide your understanding? If the answer […]

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August Weekly Local Programs and Groups

By on July 27, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
August Weekly Local Programs and Groups

Local weekly programs and groups.  To see a full listing visit www.capecoalition.com Mondays, 6:30-8:30 pm: “Parents Supporting Parents” at Mashpee Welcome Center, 5 Bates Rd.  This is a free family member support group for those who are coping with their child’s narcotic addiction.  We share our experience with kindness and compassion for the purpose of strengthening […]

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Sign-up for a Peer Support Group: Have your belongings taken over your house, life and social calendar?

By on July 13, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
Sign-up for a Peer Support Group: Have your belongings taken over your house, life and social calendar?

Join a free peer support group for compulsive acquiring, saving and hoarding, facilitated by Suzie Hauptmann, LICSW, Director of Falmouth Human Services, based on the book Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving and Hoarding (Treatments that Work) by David F. Tolin, Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee.  The group will meet for 14 […]

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