ASAC- Governor’s Town Hall Meeting

http://www.wcyb.com/news/gov-mcauliffe-holds-town-hall-lays-out-plan-to-combat-opioid-epidemic-in-swva/489123934 Thank you WCYB for interviewing ASAC Coalition member Lori Gates-Addison and getting the word out about our needs in the region regarding prescription drug problems.

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Best Practices for Reporting on Mental Health Issues and Suicide

  On May 15th, Region Ten CSB and HPR1 Suicide Prevention are partnering with our local coalitions to bring a professional development event to our regional media partners to kick off National Prevention Week! The Suicide Prevention Awareness Resource Council (SPARC) and the Community Mental Health and Wellness Coalition are inviting our print, digital, television and […]

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Together We Can: VA, DoD, State Agencies, and Community Partners Come Together to Improve Veteran Suicide Prevention through Peer Support

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Service Members, Veterans, and their Families (SMVF) Technical Assistance (TA) Center convened the “Advancing Suicide Prevention Best Practices in Peer Support for SMVF” (SPPEER) Virtual Implementation Academy on March 22-23, 2017.  Based on veteran population data, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, New York City, Pennsylvania, Texas, and […]

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Fairfax County Unified Prevention Coalition Position Opening for Executive Director

Position Opening for Executive Director  The Executive Director of the Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County (UPC) manages and oversees all aspects of the functioning of a non-profit organization with the mission to prevent youth and young adult substance abuse and co-related mental health disorders. The UPC Board of Directors’ Executive Committee supervises this position […]

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