Virginia COVID-19 Impacts Report now available!

The Virginia State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) recently published the Virginia COVID-19 Impacts Report. This report provides a summary of preliminary trends in data around adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), school closures, behavioral health, substance use and overdoses, and the criminal justice system in Virginia since the onset of COVID-19 in March 2020. The full report…

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NEW Series! Group Facilitation Skills Trainings

Register for upcoming trainings sponsored by the Office of Behavioral Health Wellness and conducted by ToP Facilitation Trainers. The methods and processes will be immediately applicable to interpersonal, small group and large group conversations, and will help participants facilitate productive discussions, shared awareness, decisions, planning and action at team, workgroup, committee, coalition, and community meetings….

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NEW Series! Group Facilitation Skills Trainings

Register for upcoming trainings sponsored by the Office of Behavioral Health Wellness and conducted by ToP Facilitation Trainers. The methods and processes will be immediately applicable to interpersonal, small group and large group conversations, and will help participants facilitate productive discussions, shared awareness, decisions, planning and action at team, workgroup, committee, coalition, and community meetings….

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Hoping to Save a Life, One Pizza Box at a Time

The Eastern Shore CSB has partnered with pizza restaurants from all over our catchment area, from Cape Charles all the way to Chincoteague. Our Prevention Services team delivered each restaurant suicide prevention pizza boxes. It’s important to start the conversation when it comes to suicide. Recognize the signs. Ask the question. Save a life. Together…

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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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