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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RSAAC partnerships helping save local lives

This article covers the Rural Substance Abuse Awareness Coalition’s efforts to decrease opiate use, raise awareness, and educate the general public on treatment options.  These efforts were made possible by a $100,000 Opiate Prevention, Treatment and Recovery (OPT-R) grant.   RSAAC partnerships helping save local lives   20 hrs ago   In 2016, 15 people […]

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We have a new celebrity in our midst!

Pie success: Walmart agrees to carry Henrico woman’s sweet potato pie By TAMMIE SMITH Richmond Times-Dispatch Jun 28, 2017   Mary D. Lee’s sweet potato pie-making skills are about to go national. Walmart offered the Henrico County woman a deal on the spot for her sweet potato pie during a national open-call pitch event Wednesday […]

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Southwest Virginia ASAC Coalition Partnership For Success Grant Kick is a Huge Success!

Over 90 community individuals from 10 counties gathered Aug 26th for a luncheon at the Inn At Wise celebrating the ASAC: Appalachian Substance Abuse Coalition’s Partnership for Success Grant kick off.! Commitments were made from partners across the region to prevent the prescription drug problem.Thanks to all these great prevention specialists, coalition folks and new regional partners… Commonwealth’s Attorneys Seth Baker, Chuck Slemp, and Gerald Arrington and Delegate Todd Pillion . We appreciate your support!

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Heroes not Heroin-No more secrets

On April 17th 2016, over 150 community members gathered in Powhatan at the Heroes not Heroin-no more secrets event. The event was planned in response to the over-dose deaths of several young people with ties to Powhatan. The goals of the event were to provide education, awareness, and resources to community members. Follow the link […]

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Article: After School Arts moves to Floyd T. Binns Middle School – Rappahannock Rapidan CSB

Picture: Student volunteer Andrew Karter (left) helps Alan Rasmussen teach a guitar class during Healthy Culpeper’s After School Art program at Binns Middle School Thursday afternoon. The program for local teens began its first 8-week session at Binns last week after 10 years at Culpeper Middle School. Posted: Friday, March 18, 2016 4:08 pm By […]

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