October 5, 2017
Vaira Harik, Senior Project Manager, and Melissa Janiszewski, MOAPC Coordinator, presented on “An Analysis of Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths on Cape Cod, 2004-2014: Implications for the Straight-To-Work Population” to the Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) at the Barnstable County Harborview Conference Room.

October 12, 2017
Patty Watson, Project Specialist, co-moderated the panel discussion “Substance Use Disorder in Vulnerable Populations of Cape Cod from a Family Systems Perspective” at the Community Health Network Area 27 monthly membership meeting at the Barnstable County Harborview Conference Room.

October 18, 2017
Beth Albert, Director, presented on the department’s regional substance use and homelessness initiatives to the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates.

October 19, 2017
Vaira Harik, Senior Project Manager, presented on “An Analysis of Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths on Cape Cod, 2004-2014: Implications for the Straight-To-Work Population” to the Mid-Cape Mens’ Club monthly luncheon.

October 25, 2017
Kim Slade, SAPC Program Specialist, promoted My Choice Matters: Building Parent Muscle on WXTK with Doug Verney.

October 26, 2017
Kim Slade, SAPC Program Specialist, promoted the My Choice Matters media campaign at Lights on Afterschool at the Boys and Girls Club of Cape Cod.


Image Fence postHealthy Connected Cape Cod is the conceptual framework that ties together the work of Barnstable County’s Department of Human Services.  The Department’s goal is to organize regional approaches by engaging residents, health and human service organizations, and coalitions and networks throughout Cape Cod to plan and implement activities that promote health and well-being for County residents.