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We all have a role in preventing suicide

September is recognized annually as Suicide Prevention Month. This year, we were able to increase suicide alertness efforts in collaboration with the local school divisions. This was in part due to the Virginia Department of Education selecting one of our local suicide prevention initiatives, Lock and Talk Virginia, as part of their Suicide Prevention Month…
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5 Ways to Observe Overdose Awareness Day

Opioids claimed the lives of more than 1,900 people in Virginia last year, according to reports from the Virginia Department of Health. Locally, community partners are coming together to remember loved ones lost and to continue their efforts to end overdose. August 31 is annually recognized as International Overdose Awareness Day. Several local events are…
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RACSB Director Announces Retirement

Rappahannock Area Community Services Board announces that its executive director will retire on June 30, 2022. Jane McDonald Yaun started working as a residential counselor at RACSB in 1988.  In addition to serving in different capacities within RACSB, Yaun has also worked at Snowden at Fredericksburg and for the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental…
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Beat the Back to School Blues with These Helpful Tips

Local students are heading back to school this week. A new school year can often bring anxiety. And this year more than most. Many school children are entering classrooms for the first time in more than a year. Some have been isolated. Kids may be rusty on their social skills--and wary of jumping back into…
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