Welcome to Duxbury FACTS
The Duxbury FACTS coalition is made up of adult and teen volunteers providing a multi-pronged approach to address issues impacting youth health and wellness ranging from drug and alcohol prevention and treatment to suicide prevention and mental health promotion.
We are a community resource for mental health and alcohol and substance misuse. Our team works closely with the Duxbury Police Department Crisis Intervention Team, the Duxbury Public Schools, Duxbury Student Union and The Parent Connection to develop effective programs that fulfill our mission. Learn more about our 2018 – 2019 initiatives focused on mental wellness.
The mission of Duxbury FACTS is to cultivate a community that supports and advocates for a healthy lifestyle, seeks to reduce alcohol and drug use and fosters mental wellness, primarily among youth and young adults, in an environment that is positive, inclusive and non-judgmental. Learn More...
Groups, Meetings & Events
The coalition actively seeks opportunities to provide education for students and members of the community. From monthly committee meetings, support groups, to special events, you'll get the FACTS. Visit our calendar and join us!
Visit our Resources page for a list of local, State, and National mental health and wellness resource links. If you have a resource or organization that you would like to share here, or if you are searching for support/resources not yet represented here, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Event: Teens & Screens
Join us at the Duxbury Performing Art Center on Tuesday March 10 at 7pm for our event Teens & Screens: Life Skills for the Digital Age
The event features a screening of Screenagers the Next Chapter and a discussion led by Dr. James Mehegan, clinical psychologist and author of Adrift in the Digital Age, A Brief Look at Parenting in the New Millennium.
Stay tuned for more information.
Take the “Wait Until 8th” Pledge!
Citing concerns about social and relational impact, mental health concerns and exposure to mature content, the “Wait Until 8th” campaign suggests that parents consider a basic phone as an alternative to a smartphone for younger children and as a way to diffuse peer pressure around smartphones. More information is available at www.waituntil8th.org
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Recovery meetings are still happening thanks to our area partners. Duxbury Just the Facts recovery coaches Heather Grady & AnnMarie Winchester are available by phone. Stay strong Duxbury!Thank you South Shore Peer Recovery for the extensive list of meetings you are holding each week during this stay-at-home time. https://southshorepeerrecovery.org/ ... See MoreSee Less
6 days ago
Home, long considered our refuge or happy place, is now also our work, school, recreation and socialization environment. On Wednesday, April 1st, at 7:00pm, get guidance on how families can create structure and boundaries to reduce some of the struggles you might be having with your kids while you are all home during the COVID crisis (and beyond).
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We took on Fake News
On Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Duxbury FACTS sponsored a community event aimed at addressing the risks of vaping and cannabis use.
Prescription Drug Disposal
Dispose of your family's unused prescription drugs conveniently and safely at Duxbury Police Department.
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