Welcome Dr. Chasity Ratliff, Lead Epidemiologist
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Welcome Dr. Chasity Ratliff, Lead Epidemiologist

Chasity Ratliff, Ph.D., is an applied social psychologist with specialized training in the use of quantitative and qualitative research methodology. She earned a B.S. degree in psychology from Southeast Missouri State University in 2008, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in applied psychology from Southern Illinois University in 2018 and 2020. Dr. Ratliff is currently a...

Welcome Social Work Practicum Student Stacy Kilby
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Welcome Social Work Practicum Student Stacy Kilby

My name is Stacy Kilby and I am currently completing an internship with EPIC. I was born, raised, and currently reside in southeast Missouri. After completing high school I attended college for one semester before making the decision to put higher education on hold and enter the workforce. I completed training and trade classes which...

Welcome Social Work Practicum Student Celia Parsons
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Welcome Social Work Practicum Student Celia Parsons

Hello everyone! My name is Celia Parsons, and I am currently completing the last semester of my bachelor’s in social work degree from SEMO! I was born and raised in Rolla, Missouri, but moved to Cape Girardeau three and a half years ago for college. I have grown to really love this community and all...

EPIC Overdose Prevention Survey
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EPIC Overdose Prevention Survey

The Overdose Prevention Community Survey: Final Report can be viewed here Overdose Prevention.Comparison Report.4.25                   Page Break               

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...