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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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Six Basic Principles of Teen Grief

This material was adapted from Helping Teens Cope with Death by The Dougy Center. To order a copy of the book, visit our online bookstoreor contact The Dougy Center, 503-775-5683. What is it like for teenagers when someone close to them dies? How do they respond to the death of a parent, a sibling, a relative, a friend? […]

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How to Help a Grieving Child

These lessons have been adapted from the book 35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child. To order a copy of the book, visit our online bookstore or contact The Dougy Center, 503-775-5683. Answer the questions they ask. Even the hard ones. Kids learn by asking questions. When they ask questions about a death, it’s usually a sign that […]

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Supporting Your Teen after the Tragic Death of a Friend

Supporting Your Teen after the Tragic Death of a Friend Offer condolences to your teen for the death of his/her friend and ask if there are ways you can help them through this difficult crisis.  Offer to accompany them to the wake or funeral if they would like to attend. Monitor your own anxiety level. […]

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Helping Teens with Traumatic Grief: Tips for Caregivers

By on July 7, 2017 in Articles with 0 Comments

Each teen grieves in unique ways.  After a sudden or violent death some teens may develop traumatic grief responses and have difficulty coping.  Here are ways to recognize and help your teen with traumatic grief.  Being nonjudgmental, open to compromise and considering your teen’s point of view are important.  The following is tips for Caregivers […]

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Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

By on June 8, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

There is something you can do..Join us and learn fresh, practical ways to improve your condition.  Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop.  Feel better. Be in control.  Do the things you want to do.  Chronic Pain is for anyone who is diagnosed with: Fibromyalgia, Whiplash Injuries, Post-Surgical Pain, Neuropathy, Headache, Back and Neck Pain and other types […]

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If It’s At Your House, You’re On The Hook

If It’s At Your House, You’re On The Hook

Know the Law:  Buying, serving, or supplying alcohol to anyone under 21 is against the law.  M.G.L. Chapter 138 section 34 “whoever furnishes any such beverage or alcohol for a person under 21 years of age shall be punished by a fine of not more than $2,000 or by imprisonment for not more than one […]

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Senior Year of High School. A Time of Nostalgia, Excitement, Possibility, and Temptations.

Senior Year of High School. A Time of Nostalgia, Excitement, Possibility, and Temptations.

Your teen may be graduating soon, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to let go.  From spring break to prom, senior trips to graduation day, there are plenty of opportunities where teens may consider taking risks, especially drinking and drug use.  Surveys show that 81% of high school seniors think marijuana would be fairly easy […]

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Mashpee Substance Use Task Force DROP-IN Night

By on June 5, 2017 in Reoccurring Events with 0 Comments
Mashpee Substance Use Task Force DROP-IN Night

If you, or someone you know, needs help or wants information please stop by.  The Mashpee Substance Use Task Force will provide substance use information, education and treatment resource options from local organizations. The Drop-In Night will be set up in a fair style setting with each Treatment/Recovery Agency or resource having its own table […]

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Cape Cod Community College Adult Learner Information Sessions

By on June 5, 2017 in Reoccurring Events with 0 Comments
Cape Cod Community College Adult Learner Information Sessions

The Adult Learner Center at Cape Cod Community College is here to assist you as you transition to college.  We’ll guide and support you as you retool and reinvent yourself.  Join us and hear about the support we provide and the opportunities that exist for you on our campus. Pick a date to start your […]

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