Melissa Bangs Unleashes Our Stories at The Dreamland

Posted on: July 18, 2019 at 2:40 pm by Director

by Vanessa Park “I want to be a woman you’ve met. I want this to be a story you’ve heard.” —Melissa Bangs Photo courtesy of Kris Kinsley Hancock For the attendees of the sold-out show at The Dreamland on July 16, Melissa Bangs became quite real. Melissa says, when she talks about her one-woman performance, […]

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Finding Fairwinds—How I Turned My Life Around

Posted on: June 10, 2019 at 4:21 pm by Director

By Ashley Maile Bartolome See, I tried to hold my small-town Harvey Weinstein accountable in a courtroom. I said ‘me too’ before there was a movement to steady me when everything fell apart. And everything did fall apart. It fell apart every time I stood in front of a judge or in front of a […]

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Neither Confirm or Deny—Confidentiality at Fairwinds

Posted on: May 9, 2019 at 10:54 am by Director

By Kristie Wilson “I can neither confirm nor deny.” That may sound odd, but it’s what I would say if anyone asked me about you—my client. Or about any client here at Fairwinds. If a client’s friend or neighbor asked, “Did Sally make it to her appointment today?” I would respond: “I can neither confirm […]

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Welcome to Fairwinds

Posted on: April 15, 2019 at 11:45 am by Director

by Tessandra de Alberdi In 1959, our community members used their passion and resources to establish our private not-for-profit agency. The founders were determined that here on Nantucket—an island 30 miles out to sea—no one would have to go without access to quality clinical services. We still believe that everyone deserves care, regardless of language […]

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