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Bathroom Vaping Shocks Principal into Action

Bathroom Vaping Shocks Principal into Action

Background In the fall of 2018, I had met with a high school in Kennebec County. My goal was to discuss the youth vaping epidemic, tobacco policies, and the benefits of the Center for Tobacco Independence (CTI)’s Sidekicks Program, which is used to support our youth...

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We’re Growing!

We’re Growing!

As we kick off 2020, we have so many goals and plans to help our Capital Area communities on your journey to a healthier life. Luckily, we’ve welcomed three new staff members to make those goals a reality: Kevin Carter, Elizabeth Deprey and Alexis Guy. Kevin Carter...

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Happy National Coming Out Day–from HCCA!

Happy National Coming Out Day–from HCCA!

October is LGBT history month, and October 11th is National Coming Out Day. In fact, this year is the 30th anniversary celebration of National Coming Out Day. The intention of National Coming Out Day is to celebrate the power of coming out, as when people know someone...

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2018 Drug Take Back

2018 Drug Take Back

2018 Drug Take Back is October 27! The 2018 National Drug Take Back will occur at the Augusta Police Department from 10 am to 2 pm. Please bring in your unwanted, unused medications for drop off. Visit DEATakeBack.comfor more information.

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Healthy Picnics are Fun!

Healthy Picnics are Fun!

What happens when it rains during your picnic? You take it inside and make the best of it! This month we were fortunate to provide a healthy picnic event with the Goodwill Lifeworks Clients and Staff. Featured was a delish lunch provided by our SNAP-Ed Coordinator...

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Earn Money While Helping Pregnant Moms and Babies

Earn Money While Helping Pregnant Moms and Babies

NEW! Reaching More Moms has 2 OPPORTUNITIES. Pregnant moms, expectant dads and other family members and friends, this is your chance. ------Moms can win $50.00 prizes and be on YouTube --Dads, other family and friends can make $50 sharing their experiences with us....

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The Kaleidoscope Award

The Kaleidoscope Award

If there is one thing that we value most here at HCCA, it is the partnerships we have created since the very beginning of our organization in 2001. One such partnership has proven to be particularly valuable and fortuitous for us over the years- Kennebec and Somerset...

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Small Steps to a Healthier YOU

Small Steps to a Healthier YOU

What better way to spend the first day of June than attending a Let’s Go! Small Steps Workshop led by HCCA’s very own Nan Bell. With the sun shining brightly from above with nary a cloud in sight, the tantalizing aroma of burgers and hotdogs dancing on the breeze, and...

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The Superheroes of HCCA

The Superheroes of HCCA

Located in the bustling heart of Gardiner, Maine- an organization stands proudly in their brick fortress, waiting patiently for the metaphorical bat signal to flash across the sky- a call that draws HCCA’s superheroes forth so that they may tackle the insidious...

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