Partnership Between Crossroads CSB and Y Street Leads to Adoption of 100% Comprehensive Tobacco-Free School Policy In Nottoway County.

This is the second school district in the Crossroads CSB catchment area to be added to the 24/7 Virginia School Divisions With 100% Tobacco-Free Policies Map within the last year. The first school district to adopt the 100% Tobacco-Free Policies was Cumberland County. Nicole Hill, Prevention Specialist at Crossroads CSB who has been collaborating with Y Street on this initiative has also been meeting with the other 5 county school board superintendents in the catchment area in an effort to complete our section of the Virginia School Divisions With 100% Tobacco-Free Policies Map.

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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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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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