Intervention Center Is Early Success Story
Holly Pretsky

The Island Intervention Center that opened less than two years ago has already made inroads into mental health and substance abuse treatment on the Island.

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State Award Aids Substance Abuse Recovery
Landry Harlan

Community Services has been awarded $400,000 from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to open a recovery support center in partnership with the Island hospital.

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MVC Approves Community Services Campus Expansion
Noah Asimow
A three-phase, $17 million campus redevelopment plan for Martha’s Vineyard Community Services is one step closer to launch after the project got a green light from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.
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MVC Closes Hearing on Community Services Plan
Noah Asimow

Finding that concerns from neighbors about traffic flow and road maintenance had been adequately addressed, the MVC closed a public hearing on a major campus redevelopment plan.

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Hearing Begins on Community Services Campus Expansion
Noah Asimow

The first step of a three-phase master plan to build a new Martha’s Vineyard Community Services campus is before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.

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Guidance Center to Begin Work Nov. 15
Vineyard Gazette
Three important steps toward responsible service to the Island were taken last weekend by The Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, Inc. On Saturday a group of seven: Rev. J. Gordon Allen, Robert J. Carroll, Rev. S. Read Chatterton, Charles E. Downs, Miss Margaret Love, Dr. Robert W. Nevin, and Mrs. John W. M. Whiting met in Edgartown for the purpose of organizing a corporation.
 
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Answering the Call of Domestic Violence
Holly Pretsky

Asked about the hundreds of domestic disturbance complaints they respond to each year, Island police were in agreement: it’s not an easy call.

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Dreaming Big Pays Off for Community Services
Noah Asimow
At the 40th annual Possible Dreams auction on Sunday, dreams were sold to the highest bidder, with all the proceeds going to Community Services.
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Community Services Opens New Clinic
Steve Myrick

In a dedication ceremony Tuesday afternoon, Martha’s Vineyard Community Services opened a new space to house its Island Intervention Center.

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Community Services Opens Clinic to Help Treat Drug Addiction
Steve Myrick

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services will open a new clinic on May 22 to dispense a drug that has helped many people escape the grip of addiction to heroin and other opioids.

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