Partnership Between Crossroads CSB and Y Street Leads to Adoption of 100% Comprehensive Tobacco-Free School Policy In Nottoway County.

This is the second school district in the Crossroads CSB catchment area to be added to the 24/7 Virginia School Divisions With 100% Tobacco-Free Policies Map within the last year. The first school district to adopt the 100% Tobacco-Free Policies was Cumberland County. Nicole Hill, Prevention Specialist at Crossroads CSB who has been collaborating with Y Street on this initiative has also been meeting with the other 5 county school board superintendents in the catchment area in an effort to complete our section of the Virginia School Divisions With 100% Tobacco-Free Policies Map.

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Speaking of Psychology: Dispelling the myth of violence and mental illness

Recent mass shootings have inevitably led to news reports of the suspected shooters’ mental health, but psychological research shows there is no clear link between mental illness and violence. In this episode, clinical and forensic psychologist Joel Dvoskin, PhD, talks about the misconceptions surrounding mental illness and violent behavior and how basic prevention efforts could help stop future violent events.

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