Screening of “Like Any Other Kid”

The Community Collaborative for Youth and Families, the prevention coalition serving the greater Fredericksburg region, is hosting a free screening of “Like Any Other Kid” on Friday, November 2nd at 9:00 a.m. It will be held at the Rappahannock United Way office (3310 Shannon Park Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22408). Like Any Other Kid provides a…

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Article: Virginia regulators pick five companies to open state’s first medical cannabis dispensaries

https://www.fredericksburg.com/news/va_md_dc/virginia-regulators-pick-five-companies-to-open-state-s-first/article_3044966a-57fc-572b-95a7-2c99e47d6da8.html   Virginia regulators pick five companies to open state’s first medical cannabis dispensaries By GRAHAM MOOMAW Richmond Times–Dispatch The companies will open facilities that will sell only non-psychoactive CBD and THC-A oils to registered patients who obtain paperwork from a doctor. Virginia regulators gave initial approval Tuesday to five companies planning to open the…

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Article: F.D.A. Cracks Down on Juul and E-Cigarette Retailers

  F.D.A. Cracks Down on Juul and E-Cigarette Retailers ImageThe sleek Juul device, which looks like a flash drive, has become popular in high schools.CreditCreditGabby Jones/Bloomberg, via Getty Images By Sheila Kaplan Sept. 12, 2018 Warning that teenage use of electronic cigarettes has reached “an epidemic proportion,” the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave Juul…

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Training: Behavioral Heath Provider’s Role in The Opioid Epidemic: Assessment, Referral and Brief Interventions

Training Opportunity: Behavioral Heath Provider’s Role in The Opioid Epidemic: Assessment, Referral and Brief Interventions About 2.1 million Americans had an opioid use disorder in 2016. With the number of overdose deaths rising, connecting those individuals with treatment can be a matter of life-or-death. And behavioral healthcare providers can play a key role in helping…

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“The Opioid Crisis: A Community Conversation” being held in Stafford and Spotsylvania

The Opioid Crisis: A Community Conversation While drug addiction affects people of all ages, heroin and other opioids have taken a particular toll on our community and our nation. Learn about local interventions for safety, prevention, and recovery. Central Rappahannock Regional Library is presenting this program in partnership with the Stafford, Spotsylvania, and Fredericksburg TRIAD organization and…

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Thank Nicole!

Our thanks and appreciation to Nicole Gore for coming to Fredericksburg this week so RACSB could facilitate two Mental Health First Aid – Higher Education trainings for new Resident Advisors at the University of Mary Washington. We trained 36 new Mental Health First Aiders.

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