Recent Posts by Amy U

International Accreditation

RAPPAHANNOCK AREA COMMUNITY RECEIVES PRESITGIOUS INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION Fredericksburg, Virginia–The Rappahannock Area Community Services Board is pleased to announce it has received another Three-Year Accreditation from CARF International. RACSB invited CARF surveyors to evaluate how well RACSB behavioral health services meet international standards for quality. This accreditation is through November 2019. RACSB has now received eight…
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Dressed for Success

The path to recovery can be rocky—it helps to have the right pair of shoes. On June 8, organizations teamed up to provide shoes, clothes, purses and jewelry to women struggling to recover from addiction. About 30 women who participate in Project LINK attended La Boutique, held at Lifepoint Church in Fredericksburg. The Fredericksburg Area…
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Art of Recovery

The opening night reception of the Art of Recovery attracted more than 100 people on May 5. Attendees strolled through the PONSHOP Studio and Gallery to view the artwork created by adults with mental illness. And many folks braved the rain for a chance to see musical performances, readings and dance numbers in the gallery’s…
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Mental Health First Aid

Teenage angst or mental illness? A ploy for attention or a cry for help? Adults often have a difficult time interpreting teenage behavior, and don’t know when to intervene or to seek help. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of American children with depression don’t receive treatment. When adults are trained to recognize the signs of…
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