NAMI Mass COMPASS

The NAMI Mass COMPASS is your guide to mental health and related resources in Massachusetts. Navigating the mental healthcare system can be complicated – we help individuals and families affected by mental health issues find their way. The NAMI Mass COMPASS is operated by peers and family members who have dealt with these issues first…

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NAMI Cape Cod & Islands

A non-profit organization serving the families and friends of people with mental illness, as well as the individuals who have a mental illness themselves on Cape Cod and The Islands. Programs and Services are provided through Support, Education, and Advocacy. NAMI Cape and Islands holds a support group for family and friends of people with mental…

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Daybreak Clubhouse

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Daybreak Clubhouse is a center for those with mental illness that provides psychosocial rehabilitation services. Daybreak Clubhouse promotes recovery, full community integration and improved quality of life for persons who have been diagnosed with any mental health condition that seriously impairs their ability to lead meaningful lives. Daybreak focuses on helping…

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Martha’s Vineyard Youth Task Force

The Youth Task Force mission is to reduce substance use and other risky behaviors by promoting community-wide health and wellness for youth and families through a cooperative integrated network of youth, parents, health practitioners, health and social service organizations, public officials, educators, law enforcement officers, and other community members. Our vision is a mobilized Martha’s…

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Counseling Outreach and Referral for the Elderly (CORE)

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Counseling Outreach and Referral for the Elderly (CORE) program works with at -risk and mostly home-bound elders in the community. The program responds to referrals from the Island’s Councils on Aging, First Stop, VNA, physicians and other professionals as well as self-referrals. CORE’s goal is to meet the needs of those who…

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Island Intervention Center

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Island Intervention Center provides a triage system for urgent care, brief interventions, assessments, and immediate access to appropriate services for both mental health and substance use disorders. The IIC is an intermediate step for people who need a higher level of care, but may not need hospitalization.The goal of the IIC…

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Island Wide Youth Collaborative

The Island Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC), a Massachusetts Family Resource Center provides services for at-risk families, young people and community members. The goal of a Family Resource Center is to support families to strengthen their bonds, connect to others and engage in their community. The center was formed in 2013 as a partnership between MV…

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Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands

Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands assists those who are lonely, alienated, depressed, and suicidal, by listening with qualified respect and providing: Community education and training program Confidential and anonymous crisis line response Confidential outreach call programs Confidential support groups and materials for those who have lost someone to suicide Confidential support groups and…

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Family Resource Center

There is a lot of good information out there about adolescent substance use, but there is a lot of bad – and even dangerous – information out there too. The Family Resource Center is a directory of those resources that are backed by various degrees of scientific support to those that come from the most…

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