Lung cancer screening and smoking cessation on the latest “Dissect & Connect” podcast

The “Dissect & Connect” Podcast: Episode 38 – Lung Cancer Screening & Smoking Cessation Aimee Strong is a Board Certified Adult-Geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner at UVA Health who works in the Lung Cancer Screening Program. In our conversation, Aimee explains the different types of lung cancer and the process involved with a routine screening….

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#EndOverdoseNRV: Television Ad

NRVCS Community Wellness & Outreach recently utilized a portion of its Partnerships For Success (PFS) funding to launch a new awareness campaign around overdose and opioid misuse, in response to a documented increase of overdoses in the New River Valley region over the past nine months. A major component of the campaign is a :30-second…

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Watch a replay of the End Overdose NRV Virtual Town Hall

Click here or on the image above to view. Last Monday, August 31, officials with NRVCS (New River Valley Community Services) hosted the “End Overdose NRV” Virtual Town Hall to help call attention to the growing number of overdoses in the region. The virtual event, held in conjunction with International Overdose Awareness Day, was conducted…

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The Dissect & Connect Podcast: Suicide in America

Click here or on the graphic above to listen. The Dissect & Connect Podcast is also available under “Podcasts” on both Spotify and iTunes/Apple, as well as here: www.nrvcs.org/podcast. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., with over 48,000 Americans dying by suicide each year. American Association of Suicidology President, Dr….

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Discussing faith-based harm reduction on the latest “Dissect & Connect”

Minister Michelle Mathis is co-founder and Executive Director of The Olive Branch Ministry, a faith-based harm reduction agency serving nine counties in North Carolina’s Foothills/Piedmont region. In our conversation, Michelle discusses the mission of her organization and the approach they use to meet drug users ‘where they’re at’ – choosing love and compassion over shame…

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Discussing autism on the latest “Dissect & Connect”

Click here or on the graphic above to listen to this week’s episode! (Also available on Spotify and iTunes/Apple) Jen Scott and Jennifer Bertollo are with the Virginia Tech Autism Clinic and Center for Autism Research (VTAC/CAR). Jen is the Rural Outreach and Grants Coordinator for VTAC/CAR. Jennifer is a doctoral student in the Clinical…

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