Calmer Choice

Building a Sustainable System to Improve the Mental Health of Cape Cod's Young People

“Funds to support Calmer Choice’s business planning.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: S. Yarmouth, MA
AMOUNT: $30,000 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2019
WEBSITE: https://calmerchoice.org/


Team Fourteen

In early 2016, Lahey Behavioral Health (now Beth Israel Lahey Behavioral Services) was looking to bring more family-focused counseling options to young people dealing with substance use disorders in Essex County.  Community-level data suggested that as many as 28% of patients in treatment were under the age of 25.   Young people leaving treatment (residential or … Continued