The DBHDS Behavioral Health Wellness Office is responsible for promoting behavioral health wellness through a comprehensive array of strategies proven to reduce substance abuse and promote mental health. Substance abuse and mental illness share some common risk and protective factors. As a result of reducing risk factors and increasing protective factors for substance abuse, not only will substance abuse prevalence consumption and related consequences be reduced, but prevention of mental illness may be impacted as well.
- Virginia Prevention is Role Modeling ResilienceIn GeneralOctober 23, 2020This week I began the “dreaded” site monitoring visits. I say dreaded because on our end, much like yours, there is a lot of preparation that goes into the visit that, if we’re honest, isn’t the most enjoyable part of the job. But like always, once I get into these visits […]
- SAFE Virtual Annual MeetingIn CSB PostOctober 21, 2020SAFE’s 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting will be held on November 19, 2020, from 4-5:30 p.m. The focus will be drug-impaired driving prevention. The program will include an attorney expert in DUID law, Chesterfield County Police representatives, and shared personal stories describing the devastating […]
- Over-The-Counter Medicine Safety Tip Sheet (CADCA/J&J partnership)In GeneralOctober 21, 2020
- Webinar: The Intersection Between Substance MisuseOctober 21, 2020The Intersection Between Substance MisusePrevention and Recovery Approaches Developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’sCenter for the Application of Prevention Technologies (SAMHSA’s CAPT),Virginia was chosen to pilot the Intersection between Substance Misuse […]
- Prevention Today Newsletter – October 19, 2020In CSB PostOctober 21, 2020To view the live version or to subscribe, click HERE […]