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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ASAC Regional Coalition Meeting Celebrates Dr. Sue Cantrell Former Director of LENOWISCO & Cumberland Plateau Health Districts

ASAC’s live coalition meeting celebrates Dr Sue Cantrell with her pioneering efforts in SWVA. She discussing the history of SWVA strategies to deal with the drug epidemic, the ASAC Coalition and her journey in bringing harm reduction programming to Virginia!  Special guest Sarah Wilson, Assistant Director of NAMI Virginia also speaks on mental health and…

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ASAC Coalition Region Partners with Law Enforce with 29 Drop Boxs and 7 Drug Incinerators!

Decreasing the access to drugs in SW Virginia is a top priority for the ASAC Coalition. ASAC regional surveys continue to indicate that access to prescription drugs is acquired from family members in the home. Community partnerships are key to tackling effective strategies in properly deposing unwanted or unused medications. ASAC has strong partnerships with…

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CIBH Prevention Services Successes with law enforcement

Chesapeake Integrated Behavioral Healthcare (CIBH) Prevention Services partnered with Chesapeake Police Department to place a permanent drug drop off box at Police/Fire admin. building. To date, over 600 pounds of medications has been collected . Our staff also provided an Emotional Wellness training course to Chesapeake Police officers. We also have 2 officers of the…

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