Understanding The Impacts of Adversity: Adverse Childhood Experiences

In partnership with CCPS and Virginia Cooperative Extension, Chesterfield CSB Prevention Services is offering a free webinar on May 28th from 4-5:15 on Understanding The Impact of Adversity: Adverse Childhood Effects (ACES).  This training will feature Keith Cartwright from DBHDS and Connie Honsinger from Chesterfield County Public Schools.  The webinar is appropriate for both professionals…

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Double Jeopardy: COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Disparities for Black and Latino Communities in the U.S.

Double Jeopardy: COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Disparities for Black and Latino Communities in the U.S. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has revealed deep-seated inequities in health care for communities of color, and amplifies social and economic factors that contribute to poor health outcomes. Recent news reports indicate that the pandemic disproportionately impacts communities of color, compounding…

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MDI COVID-19 Discussion Call – Lead the Conversation

Across the U.S., communities of color are being disproportionately affected by COVID-19, experiencing higher rates of infection and mortality. As coronavirus testing rapidly evolves, breakthrough innovation such as the FDA-authorized antigen test raises hope and concerns about the test’s reliability. Practices are prioritizing caring for staff and promoting wellness while navigating the surge in care…

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Guidance for Law Enforcement and First Responders Administering Naloxone

Guidance for Law Enforcement and First Responders Administering Naloxone As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread throughout our country, SAMHSA has received reports that some first responders and law enforcement officers have been more reluctant to administer naloxone due to fear of potentially contracting the coronavirus. SAMHSA recognizes the concerns about COVID-19 exposure and recommends the…

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Virtual Mental Health Resource Fair

The Chesterfield Suicide Awareness and Prevention Coalition will host a Virtual Mental Health Resource Fair on May 20th from 7-8 p.m.    Coalition members will share information about local  Mental Health Prevention, Treatment and Recovery resources, including resources for family members of people struggling with mental health concerns or the loss of a loved one by…

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