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Preventing Suicide

Suicide is preventable, but intervening can seem scary. A two-day training aims to give participants the skills and knowledge to save lives. Rappahannock Area Community Services Board will offer Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training on Nov. 21 and 22. The workshop will help participants learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide, to reach out…
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Reducing Overdose Deaths

After a dip in overdose deaths for 2018, Virginia is expected to hit a record number of drug-related fatalities in 2019. The latest numbers from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner show a rising number of Virginians dying from overdoses, driven mainly by increases in deaths due to methamphetamines, heroin, and fentanyl. This trend…
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We’re Growing

The Rappahannock Area Community Services Board has purchased the Roxbury Farm & Garden Center to expand its supports to area residents. For nearly 50 years, RACSB has served individuals in the Greater Fredericksburg community, offering support to thousands of individuals with behavioral health or developmental concerns and their families. As new needs arise, RACSB has…
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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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