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Safe Harbor

In 2009, the Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center opened in Spotsylvania County. Children from across the Fredericksburg region go to the center for sexual assault exams and one-on-one interviews.  Before the center opened, children who had been abused could endure as many as 14 interviews with deputies, detectives, social workers, nurses, psychologists and lawyers. At…
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The opioid epidemic is hitting Caroline County hard, leading to death, illness and emergency medical treatment. In the past three years, more and more county residents are ending up in the emergency department because of opioid overdoses, and Emergency Medical Technicians in Caroline are dispensing naloxone at a rate that exceeds the state average. Additionally,…
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Employee of the Quarter

Congratulations to Honore’ Schrade, who has been selected as the Employee of the Quarter for the final quarter of FY 2017. Honore’ has been working with us for nearly two years, and she helped us launch our Mobile Crisis Services for Children. Since then, the program has helped 157 children and youth experiencing mental health…
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Self Care for Parents

Many moms of young children joke about not getting time to shower or use the bathroom by themselves. When your baby or toddler has a developmental delay, it can be even more difficult to find time to yourself. Developmental delays and disabilities create lengthy to-do lists for moms and dads, which can make self-care seem…
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