We have met the enemy and he is us.

SAMHSA Remains Committed to the Nation’s Mental Health [no author cited] Tuesday, September 29, 2020 SAMHSA stands by its commitment to fostering and protecting the mental health of all Americans. It is vastly disappointing that the mere reference to mental health is seen as a political ploy by members of the media and even other…

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We did it! Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the bipartisan S. 2661, the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act. This bill is an important step to making 9-8-8, a nationwide three-digit dialing code for mental health crises and suicide prevention, operational. It passed the Senate earlier this year and will now go to…

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Fitness Fridays

Join us TOMORROW, September 18, 2020 for our FREE FIT FRIDAY Session with Ricky Martin of Fit-to-Go. Finish the week strong with FREE exercises and tips to tone and transform your body! No fancy equipment needed- We’ll use our own body weight and common household items. To Register: visit www.facebook.com/fopcrva or www.fopcrva.eventbrite.com

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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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EXCLUSIVE Top health official echoes Trump’s Covid-19 views, drawing accusations of politicizing U.S. mental health agency By ALISON INSINGER SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 Reopen the schools, diminish the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic, and the economy comes first. President Trump and White House aides have been pushing these views for months. Now a top public health official…

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