Governor McAuliffe Announces Opioid and Mental Health Budget Actions

Zero dollars directed to prevention… ~Biennial budget invests $76 million to combat the opioid epidemic and improve behavioral health treatment~ RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that his 2019-2020 biennial budget will include $76 million to help combat the opioid epidemic and improve behavioral health treatment. The proposed funding will improve behavioral health services…

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Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board Opioid media campaign

Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board  2017-18 Opioid Prevention Media Campaign   The Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board, HNNCSB, received funding from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, DBHDS, to develop and implement an effective population level change strategy to prevent opiate use and over dose deaths in our service areas of Hampton and…

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Promoting Suicide Prevention Town Hall on NewsTalk 1230

The Rappahannock Area Community Services Board was joined by Mary Washington Healthcare and Mental Health America of Fredericksburg on NewTalk 1230’s morning Town Talk radio show the morning of December 4th. Representatives discussed the upcoming community town hall on suicide prevention being held Thursday, December 7th at 5:30 p.m. at the Fick Conference Center in…

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Reminder – Prevention Council Meeting 12/1

Prevention Directors, The Prevention Council is scheduled to meet on Friday, December 1st at 10:00 a.m. Thank you to Lori at Region Ten CSB for providing a meeting space. Address: Peterson Health Center 800 Preston Avenue Charlottesville, VA 22903 We’re meeting in the upstairs conference room. There is a call-in option: 877-658-5107 (Code 513899#) Please…

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Don’t miss the ABC Pre-Black Friday Sale!

“The agency reported nearly $1 billion in sales last fiscal year, up from $897.6 million the year before. The department said it made $171.7 million in profits in fiscal 2017, up about $6.9 million from fiscal 2016.” http://www.richmond.com/food-drink/abc-will-sell-select-handles-of-liquor-for-up-to/article_c6197c00-9000-5864-b234-4e0de33b0733.html?utm_source=RTD%20Email

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