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International Accreditation

(Above: The accreditation report mentions "genuinely compassionate" employees. Human Resources Manager Terry Moore awards Kenmore Club Manager Amy Rippy for going above and beyond to help others.) CARF International announced that Rappahannock Area Community Services Board has been accredited for three years for its behavioral healthcare supports. The latest accreditation is the ninth consecutive Three-Year…
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Hope Starters of the Year

This year, we had the honor of recognizing two individuals who work tirelessly to offer hope and improve our community. We are proud to toil at the intersection of hope and help to provide support services across the full life-cycle of complex behavioral health needs. But so many others come to that intersection to lend…
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More Than a Scribble

By Jennifer Bateman, Prevention Specialist Our Prevention Services staff just wrapped up a three-month session of Second Step, which provides social and emotional training for little ones. In the last sessions, we helped more than 90 children learn about their emotions and to handle those times when these emotions become too big for their bodies.…
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Reblooming Poinsettias

Poinsettias pack a powerful punch when it comes to upping the festive factor. These popular flowers offer a colorful touch to any holiday decor. But they don't have to be one-hit wonders, with these tips for reblooming. When the holidays die down and the blooms fade, limit watering to allow the plant to go dormant.…
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