NRVCS announces monthly REVIVE! trainings

NRVCS announces monthly REVIVE! trainings NRVCS (New River Valley Community Services) has announced a new partnership with the New River Health District (Virginia Department of Health) to provide REVIVE! lay rescuer trainings on a monthly basis, beginning in February 2019. Trainings will rotate among the five jurisdictions served by the two agencies. Those localities include…

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“The Face of Addiction Is Mine” TV spot

This 0:15 second spot will air on Fox 21/27 throughout the month of September, which is National Recovery Month. It is designed to promote our opioid/addiction awareness and stigma reduction campaign (The Face of Addiction Is Mine) and to also encourage those battling a substance use disorder to seek help. https://www.facebook.com/thefaceofaddictionismine/

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Dozens gather in Radford to raise awareness about drug abuse

Coverage of the New River Valley’s second annual candlelight vigil for International Overdose Awareness Day, held Friday, August 31 in Radford. This news clip is from WFXR Fox 21/27 (Roanoke’s Fox Network affiliate), first airing during the 10:00 p.m. newscast on 8/31. https://www.virginiafirst.com/news/local-news/dozens-gather-in-radford-to-raise-awareness-about-drug-abuse/1410925263

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Media Coverage for New River Valley’s candlelight vigil for International Overdose Awareness Day

Video interview promoting the New River Valley’s second annual candlelight vigil for International Overdose Awareness Day – originally aired Wednesday, August 29, 2018 on WFXR Fox 21/27 (Roanoke’s Fox Network affiliate) during “Living Local in Virginia” morning show. https://www.virginiafirst.com/lifestyle/living-local/join-the-nrvcs-for-a-candlelight-vigil-to-raise-awareness-for-a-very-important-issue/1404278199

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Local organization launches new social media campaign in response to rising substance abuse

From WSLS (Roanoke’s NBC affiliate) – first aired Tuesday, August 14 during the 5:00 p.m. newscast Highlighting NRVCS’ public awareness/social media campaign – The Face of Addiction Is Mine – made possible through the Partnerships For Success grant. https://www.wsls.com/news/virginia/roanoke/local-organization-launches-new-social-media-campaign-in-response-to-increase-in-substance-abuse

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