EPIC Awarded STOP Act Grant
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EPIC Awarded STOP Act Grant

We are happy to announce that EPIC was recently awarded a STOP Act (The Sober Truth On Preventing Underage Drinking) grant from SAMHSA! We are grateful for this funding opportunity and the ways it will allow us to continue to serve our community. We look forward to sharing more about that with you all in...

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EPIC Pals
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EPIC Pals

Thanks to Jackson Middle School Life Club for having us back for another session of EPIC Pals!  We had so much fun working with the students and learning about furry friends as well as social and emotional skills again and can’t wait to see you all again next year.  Thanks to the United Way of...

EPIC Holiday Hangout
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EPIC Holiday Hangout

Join us for an EPIC Holiday hangout on December 14, 2019 from 1-4pm at Bethel Assembly of God Church, 1855 Perryville Road in Cape Girardeau. There will be food, crafts, holiday photos and fun!

EPIC Student
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EPIC Student

Thank you so much to EPIC student Kathleen for all of your work and dedication this semester!  You will be an awesome social worker.  We will miss you around EPIC, but we wish you the best as you move forward from here.  Thanks for letting us hang out with your sweet, EPIC Pal Bo some...

EPIC Breakthrough Breakfast
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EPIC Breakthrough Breakfast

The next Breakthrough Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, June 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The Breakfast will be held in the Redhawks Room located on the 4th floor of the University Center at Southeast Missouri State University (388 Henderson Street, Cape Girardeau). We are excited to have with us for a second time Ginger Meyer, MSW, LCSW, CCTP.  Ms.Ginger Meyer is the Clinical...

EPIC’s Annual Day at the Park
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EPIC’s Annual Day at the Park

Join EPIC for a free day of food, games, crafts and fun! This year we will be at Capaha Park – Shelter #3 (the new shelter at Capaha)!  This day is about providing an alternative activity for youth and families in our community.  Please let youth and families know about this event.  If you want...

Global Running Day
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Global Running Day

Join us for Global Running Day, a worldwide celebration with the option of a: 1, 3, 5 or even 10 miles! This year EPIC is partnering with Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation to help sponsor our local Global Running Day.  EPIC is providing all the drinks for the event!  If you would like to help...

Drug Take Back Event
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Drug Take Back Event

It is time for another Drug Take Back Event!  On Saturday, April 28th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Cape Girardeau Police Department, the Jackson Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 13th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous...

A Conversation with Youth
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A Conversation with Youth

What stresses youth out?  What helps them cope?  How can caring adults and our community help them be and stay well?  Join us for this powerful discussion with youth.  

Breakthrough Breakfast
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Breakthrough Breakfast

Mark your calendars for the next Breakthrough Breakfast that will be held on Tuesday, February 20th at 9:00 a.m.  The Breakfast will be held in Ballroom B located on the 4th floor of the University Center at Southeast Missouri State University (388 Henderson Street, Cape Girardeau). The Breakthrough Breakfast series is an educational series organized by EPIC’s Advocacy Committee and designed to educate service providers...