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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 07-23-2020

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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CUMBERLAND LINCOLN EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | JULY 23-29, 2020 THE VALLEY 15 thing going on with race issues in the country, said Paulos, and men in general tend to deal with their issues in isolation, contributing to depression and anxiety. There is an urgent need to help these minority men, particularly since chronic disease dispropor- tionately impacts them. The COVID-19 pandemic is also hurt- ing minorities disproportionately, he said, adding to other issues to really create a crisis in mental health. There is a lot of talk right now about creating a more comfortable environment for men to talk about their mental health, he said, with a number of organizations, including Heads Up Guys, dedicated to man- aging and preventing depression. Paulos encourages all men to step forward and get help. He said he's helped organize a local version of the "walk with the doctor" program in Providence just to get men out and exercising two Saturdays each month in an environment where they might be more willing to ask doctors a personal question. "Men are more prone to talk or engage in discussion if they're doing something," he said. Interestingly, said Paulos, men have been more open about their issues during the pandemic, seem- ingly less intimidated by having conversations with medical profes- sionals over phone or video chan- nels than in person. Even some physical exams can be done by video visit, he said, a silver lining coming out of the pandemic. Visit for more. MEN'S HEALTH From Page 12 HOME IMPROVEMENT PROFESSIONALS HEADQUARTERS ROLL OFF CONTAINERS 10, 15, 20, 25, YARDS EXCAVATION DEMOLITION SERVICES BOBCAT SERVICES JUNK REMOVAL/CLEANOUTS UNMATCHED SERVICE RI Reg. #40046 SCREEN ALL LOADS FOR RECYCLABLES ROLL OFF CONTAINERS 10, 15, 20, 25, YARDS RETAINER WALLS • UNMATCHED SERVICE Cortes Plumbing Sewer and Drain Cleaning Hot Water Tanks Repairs and Estimates Reach us at our new number (508) 761-5304 No Job Too Small! R.I. Master Plumbers Lic. #1989 (C) 401-714-8478 All Your Concrete Needs: Walkways • Stairs • Patios • Driveways Basement Floors & Walls FREE Estimates – Call RI LIC. #30457 Insured Bobcat Services Available CONCRETE Liberty's 401-390-4976 Stamped Concrete Hiring Finishers & Laborers R&H Home Improvement One Call We Handle It All! Call for Specials! 401-432-4555 Over 25 Years Experience RI Reg. #23479 Roofs • Decks • Vinyl Siding • Additions Water/Fire Damage Specialists Bobcat/Backhoe Services Commercial & Residential Work Insect Damage Repair Reground Asphalt Driveways Done Driveway & Parking Lot • Sanding Available Accepting New Landscape Customers Commercial & Residential LANDSCAPE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE • WALKWAYS • PATIOS RETAINING WALLS • STAIRS • FENCING OUTDOOR KITCHENS POOLS & WATERSCAPES EXCAVATION SERVICES RI Reg. #382815 185 Summer St., Rehoboth MA 02769 (508)252-4554 WE OFFER FREE ESTIMATES SUPERIORLCINC.COM VEE-JAY FLOOR COVERING Carpet • Laminate • Vinyl • Wood Visit Our Showroom at 7 Commerce St., Greenville (Behind A&W) 401-949-0030 We Carry All Major Brands Roofing by ROOFING SPECIAL GOING ON NOW! NEW CONSTRUCTION • REMODELING WE HANDLE ALL INSURANCE CLAIMS (401) 225-9422 • Siding • Decks • Dump Trailer Service • Unbeatable Prices • Fully Insured • No job too small • FREE Roof Inspections Free Estimates • RI Lic # 29424 "Everything For Your Home" Please Call for a Free Estimate 100% FINANCING LOW PRESSURE SOFT WASH Insured T.R. Omar General Contracting NOW ACCEPTING ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS Established 1979 REMODELING • Kitchens • Bathrooms • Additions • All Interior Finish HOME IMPROVEMENT • Roofing • Doors • Windows • Siding • Decks/Patios • All Exterior Work • All Home Repairs R.I. Reg. #704 Fully Insured 401-744-5209 In House Design Services "Big or Small, We Paint It All" (508) 369-4039 We color match and PrIce match A H Painting Fully Insured Reg. #43105

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