Good Afternoon, Has anyone hired a volunteer coordinator for their coalition? If so, could you please email me their job description? I greatly appreciate any help!!!! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks!!! -Robin PentecostRead More
Over 650 lbs of prescription drugs were dropped of during Norfolk’s Prescription Drug Take Back Day! Thanks to all who participation in this event #TakeBackDay @norfolkfiresresc @pfsnorfolk @HR_Show @WTKR3 @NorfolkPDRead More
SAVE THE DATE Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America Mini-Academy August 1 – 3, 2018 Location: Hyatt House Richmond – West Purpose: To provide coalition training to Virginia coalitions to build their capacity to address the Opioid Crisis. Space is limited to 30 participants, so please register ASAP at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CADCAminaca *please do not make […]Read More
Through our Best Practice Court, Alexandria secured 6.0 hours Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) Credits for Youth Mental Health First Aid, providing an increased incentive for GALs to participate. To access this resource for your community, contact Amanda C. Hoyt at the Court Improvement Program of the Supreme Court of Virginia at email@example.com; 804.786.9543. We are […]Read More
Just Archie & friends raised $576 to address the opioid epidemic in their region. Proceeds benefit youth capacity building activities for HOLLA, LLC addressing substance use disorder among youth and young adults in HRVA. Together, our goal was to raise $1,200 before the end of Just Archie’s performance at 7:42pm. Find out more at www.itsjustarchie.comRead More
But the numbers here in Hampton Roads are more encouraging when it comes to people dying from opioids. While Portsmouth and Suffolk had increases from 2016 to 2017, the rest of the seven cities all saw their numbers decline. They ranged from 15% in both Virginia Beach and Chesapeake to a 35% drop in Hampton.
Overall our region had 17% fewer deaths in the latest data.Read More
NORFOLK, Va – We talk with folks from the Norfolk Community Services Board and local police about the importance of proper drug storage and disposal and about Drug Take Back Day. Drug Take Back Day in Norfolk is April 28 & October 27 from 10am-2pm. Residents can drop off unwanted/unused prescription drugs at the following locations: […]Read More