May 2 & 9, 2017
Melissa Janiszewski, MOAPC Coordinator, presented on Opioid Overdose Prevention Training of Trainers to community partners at the Barnstable County Harborview Conference Room.

May 11, 2017
Patty Watson, Project Specialist, presented a demonstration of the Department’s online resources for behavioral health and public health and wellness to 22 Cape Cod police officers at the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Course at the Dennis Police Department.

May 17, 2017
Kim Slade, SAPC Program Specialist, partnered with the Moms Do Care program of Cape Cod Hospital to offer a community training on Trauma Informed Care at Cape Cod Community College.

May 18, 2017
Sheila Curtis, SHINE Program Manager, presented information on Medicare and MassHealth at the Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands Health Fair.

May 21, 2017
Melissa Janiszewski, MOAPC Program Specialist and Kim Slade, SAPC Program Specialist were featured on Cape Cod Media Broadcasting’s Sunday Journal, speaking about substance use prevention and harm reduction efforts on Cape Cod.

May 25, 2017
Paula Schnepp, Coordinator, Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness, presented on the Coordinated Entry System to the Behavioral Health Provider Coalition of the Cape and Islands.

May 26, 2017
Sheila Curtis, SHINE Program Manager, provided a 12-day SHINE training in which ten new volunteer SHINE counselors graduated.


Healthy 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.