Fairwinds — Nantucket’s Counseling Center, Inc.

Licensed Master's level substance abuse therapist for the Nantucket Public Schools K-12 and Nantucket community

“This request from Fairwinds is for funding support to cover a portion of a Licensed Master’s level substance abuse therapist’s salary as a Fairwinds employee to work full-time in the Nantucket Public Schools throughout the year. This position will help Fairwinds to expand both prevention and treatment supports in the school system and fill gaps in services within the school district.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Nantucket, MA
AMOUNT: $150,000 over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED:

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