Recent Posts by Amy Umble

Tools for Back to School

Strategies for a Successful School Year Change is hard--especially hard for little ones whose brains are still developing and learning how to manage big feelings! The beginning of the school year can bring about a lot of emotions: anxiety, excitement, fear, or frustration. Therapists with our Crisis Services for Children program compiled a list of…
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Preventing Overdoses

Since 2007, drug overdoses have claimed the lives of 11,863 Virginians. To honor those deaths, support the survivors, and prevent future loss of life, a trio of local groups will mark International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 30. Germanna Community College, Be Well Rappahannock, and the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board have teamed up to…
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Know a Hope Starter?

The Rappahannock Area Community Services Board seeks nominations for its new Hope Starter Awards. These prizes are given to community members who have shown creativity, initiative, leadership and compassion while helping individuals with behavioral health concerns or developmental disability. RACSB works at the intersection of hope and help to provide support services across the full…
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A Growing Bounty

The gardens are flourishing at our day support program for adults with developmental disability. Luckily, participants love cooking and eating just as much as they do planting and harvesting. We grow veggies, herbs and flowers at our Kings Highway day support site, and the vines, leaves and goodies are growing out of our garden space.…
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