The Dissect & Connect Podcast: Resilience Week in Virginia & Trauma Informed Communities

Episode 45: Resilience Week in Virginia & Trauma Informed Communities This week’s episode of the “Dissect & Connect” podcast features an interview with Melissa McGinn, Director of Community Prevention Programs for Greater Richmond Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) and State Coordinator for Virginia’s Trauma Informed Community Networks. Click here or on the image above to…

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New resource brochure for LGBTQ+ teens & families in the New River Valley

New River Valley Community Services’ (NRVCS) Office of Community Wellness & Outreach, in partnership with the Pulaski Community Partners Coalition, the Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley (as well as its Inclusion Council), and local teens participating in the monthly LGBTQ+ Zoom, has created a new resource brochure to help support LGBTQ+ teens…

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Lung cancer screening and smoking cessation on the latest “Dissect & Connect” podcast

The “Dissect & Connect” Podcast: Episode 38 – Lung Cancer Screening & Smoking Cessation Aimee Strong is a Board Certified Adult-Geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner at UVA Health who works in the Lung Cancer Screening Program. In our conversation, Aimee explains the different types of lung cancer and the process involved with a routine screening….

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#EndOverdoseNRV: Television Ad

NRVCS Community Wellness & Outreach recently utilized a portion of its Partnerships For Success (PFS) funding to launch a new awareness campaign around overdose and opioid misuse, in response to a documented increase of overdoses in the New River Valley region over the past nine months. A major component of the campaign is a :30-second…

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Watch a replay of the End Overdose NRV Virtual Town Hall

Click here or on the image above to view. Last Monday, August 31, officials with NRVCS (New River Valley Community Services) hosted the “End Overdose NRV” Virtual Town Hall to help call attention to the growing number of overdoses in the region. The virtual event, held in conjunction with International Overdose Awareness Day, was conducted…

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