Piedmont wants to erase stigma over mental health

Piedmont wants to erase stigma over mental health By Paul Collins Oct 14, 2018 MARTINSVILLE — “It isn’t always easy to make the decision to seek mental health treatment,” stated Sharon Buckman, Piedmont Community Services’ clinical division director.   “Once the decision is made, navigating the treatment system can be a challenge,” Buckman wrote in…

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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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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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