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Hunger for Hope

Seeking a more intense high than pills provided, Jeremy Burton begged a friend to show him how to shoot heroin into his veins. A few years later, mentors in a 12-step program showed Burton how to find a path to sobriety. Nearly 18 months after giving up drugs, Burton hopes to show others how to…
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Temper Taming

A canceled appointment. A grumpy cashier. A bad call from a referee.  Each day brings many frustrations. And a little bit of anger is normal--and, even healthy. But if anger interrupts your life and harms your relationships, you could be in trouble. RACSB will offer a new anger management course in our Spotsylvania Clinic starting…
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Parenting Help

An upcoming educational group aims to help pregnant and parenting women who are struggling with substance use disorder. Project LINK will host “Nurturing Program for Families in Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery,” beginning Aug. 9. The group will meet Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ronald W. Branscome Building, 600 Jackson Street…
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A Fond Farewell

By Michelle Wagaman, Prevention Services Coordinator Throughout our lives, we can point to those who have influenced us. For many it’s our own parents and family. Perhaps it’s your circle of friends or neighbors. Teachers, coaches, scout leaders, and the list goes on. We often talk of the impact of that “one caring adult” and…
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