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MIT Research Study Confirms Link Between Calmer Choice and Better Academic Performance and Mental Health

A pivotal study recently released from MIT suggests that Calmer Choice’s mindfulness-based curriculum can enhance academic performance and mental health in middle schoolers, as well as reduce disciplinary actions like suspensions and decrease stress among participants.

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Meet a Board Member: Laura Newstead

Laura Newstead joined the Calmer Choice Board of Directors in October 2018. She relocated from Michigan to the Cape in March 2016 to come aboard the Cape Cod Five as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer.

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Calmer Choice Announces New Leadership Roles

Calmer Choice is pleased to announce the appointment of Fiona Jensen – formerly Executive Director – to Chief Executive Officer, and the promotion of Emily Smalley – formerly Development Manager – to Chief Operating Officer.

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Calmer Choice's 2018 Annual Celebration A Success

Our annual celebration, "Calm, Cool & Collected" was held on Oct. 23 at the Hyannisport Club to a full capacity audience of nearly 200 people.

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Introducing Our 2018 Program Directors

Calmer Choice is proud to share three key new roles for three members of our staff.

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Inaugural "Eight Dinner Parties, One Cause" a Success for Calmer Choice

August 16, 2018 marked the date for the inaugural “Eight Dinner Parties, One Cause” event benefiting Calmer Choice. All across Cape Cod, guests joined one of eight hosts at an intimate dinner in their home featuring a local luminary and thought-leader as a special guest speaker.

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Calmer Choice Recognized by State as Key Partner in Combating Substance Abuse Crisis

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the state’s $41.7 billion budget Thursday afternoon, which included $50,000 for Calmer Choice in support of our innovative mindfulness-based prevention programs across Cape Cod schools.

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Falmouth Road Race 2017

We wanted to thank all of the runners who participated in the Falmouth Road Race on August 20th, 2017. Thank you for running and also raising money for Calmer Choice.

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2017 Mindfulness In Education Conference

Calmer Choice had the honor of speaking at the 10th annual Mindfulness in Education Conference at Tufts University this weekend.

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Calmer Choice Honored as Finalists in Massachusetts Nonprofit Network's Nonprofit Awareness Day

Calmer Choice team was recognized yesterday at the State House as a finalist in the area of "Excellence in Innovation" for the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network's Nonprofit Awareness Day.

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