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Lock and Talk

I am Lock and Talk. By Michelle Wagaman, Prevention Services Coordinator Did you know that the majority of individuals who die by suicide in Planning District 16 are white men ages 35 to 54? Or, that firearms are the most common mechanism of death by suicide? Lock Looking at all of our regional data and…
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Fall REVIVE! Schedule

In the first three months of this year, 343 Virginians died by drug overdose.  Last year, 72 people in Planning District 16 died from opioid overdoses, according to preliminary statistics from the Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. In an effort to stem the rising tide of deaths, Rappahannock Area Community Services Board now…
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Mum Sale

An upcoming plant sale will benefit adults with developmental disabilities and their families. Rappahannock Adult Activities’ seventh annual Fall Plant Sale will feature chrysanthemums grown by the center’s participants. Prices will range from $8.  A wide variety of chrysanthemums will be available in pink, yellow, red, orange, purple and white. Customers may purchase mums Sept.…
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Training for Providers

About 2.1 million Americans had an opioid use disorder in 2016. With the number of overdose deaths rising, connecting those individuals with treatment can be a matter of life-or-death. And behavioral healthcare providers can play a key role in helping individuals access treatment. An upcoming training will help behavioral healthcare providers learn when and how…
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