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We did it! Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the bipartisan S. 2661, the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act. This bill is an important step to making 9-8-8, a nationwide three-digit dialing code for mental health crises and suicide prevention, operational. It passed the Senate earlier this year and will now go to…

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Job Opportunity – Regional Suicide Prevention Initiative Coordinator

Lock and Talk Virginia is recruiting for our Regional Suicide Prevention Initiative Coordinator. The position is based out of Valley Community Services Board and collaborates with eight Community Services Boards within Health Planning Region 1 of the Virginia Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS).  To apply, please visit: https://myvalleycsb.org/career-opportunities

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Fresh Focus #5: Healthy Plate Method – All About Protein

Fresh Focus #5: Healthy Plate Method – All About Protein  Posted onThursday, August 13, 2020 9:00 am Posted in Health, Nutrition by VAntage Point Contributor In this episode of Fresh Focus, Tori Stewart, a home-based cardiac rehab dietitian, lays out the different types of protein, why they are important, and provides insight into how much we should be aiming to…

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SPTS Introduces Navigating Back to School: Trauma Informed Learning Experience for ALL Members of School Community

The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide recruited national partners to assist in developing a trauma informed online learning experience, Navigating Back to School, to assist school communities with the return to school (in-person or virtual) in response to COVID. Starting school this year will be a daunting prospect for every member of the…

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Virtual MHFA – Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions What is the interface/interaction between the National Council and our individual training participants? Some concern that this extra step will cause communication confusion. The Instructors will interface with NC via email – when they are sent materials or when they have questions/concerns about their courses.  This will happen via our Customer Service…

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