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Duffy Staff Spotlight: Amanda McGerigle, LICSW

This article is from the Duffy Health Center newsletter.  It highlights Amanda McGerigle who served as a counselor with RecoveryBuild APG  before moving to the Medication Assisted Treatment team at Duffy. Amanda was an integral part of the birth of RecoveryBuild and is still a strong supporter of the Duffy RecoveryBuild APG team. “Amanda McGerigle serves

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Annual Letter from Stephanie Briody

This past year challenged us in many ways. Our fierce commitment to serve teens in our community struggling with substance use issues elevated us above the fray of COVID and record overdose deaths to continue the hard work of building a care continuum for this vulnerable population. Read my Annual Letter that talks about what

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Winter Dip Kicks Off!

Cape Media interviewed Stephanie Briody for the Third Annual Winter Dip Kick Off. These hardy souls will be dipping into the COLD ocean all winter to raise money for RecoveryBuild APG.  Their goal is to exceed $45,000 Donate to Winter Dips for RecoveryBuild

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RecoveryBuild APG expands to Falmouth Recreation Center

  We are thrilled to announce the RecoveryBuild APG program has opened at the Falmouth Recreation Center (790 Main Street, Falmouth) to broaden access for teens (and families) from the Upper Cape. RecoveryBuild APG is a 6-month program with two main goals: (1) to build competencies around recovery skills and relapse prevention, and (2) to

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RecoveryBuild APG expands to Harwich

RecoveryBuild APG is expanding across Cape Cod to serve teens 13-17 years old with a history of substance use. In October RecoveryBuild APG opened at Pleasant Bay Community Boating campus (2287 Route 28, Harwich). Opening soon will be an APG at The Falmouth Recreation Center. The APG meets from 5 to 7 twice a week. Harwich

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Duffy Health Center Receives State Grant of $315,000 for RecoveryBuild APG program

Collaboration between non-profits Behavioral Health Innovators, Inc., and Duffy Health Center yields award of $315,000 from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to Duffy Health Center for RecoveryBuild Alternative Peer Group program for teens with substance use challenges. September 10, 2021 Founded in 2016, the non-profit Behavioral Health Innovators (BHI) works to develop solutions to address substance

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