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About 60,000 people died from drug overdoses last year in the United States, and experts expect that number to grow. The Fredericksburg area has not been immune to the escalating opioid epidemic. Last year, 72 people in Planning District 16 died from opioid overdoses, according to preliminary statistics from the Virginia Office of the Chief…
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Nominations For Annual Volunteer Awards

RAPPAHANNOCK AREA COMMUNITY SERVICES BOARD SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR ANNUAL VOLUNTEER AWARDS Fredericksburg, Virginia – The Rappahannock Area Community Services Board seeks nominations for its annual Distinguished Volunteer Awards. These prizes are given to volunteers who have shown creativity, initiative, leadership and dependability while helping individuals with behavioral health concerns or developmental disability. “Every day, RACSB…
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International Accreditation

RAPPAHANNOCK AREA COMMUNITY RECEIVES PRESITGIOUS INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION Fredericksburg, Virginia–The Rappahannock Area Community Services Board is pleased to announce it has received another Three-Year Accreditation from CARF International. RACSB invited CARF surveyors to evaluate how well RACSB behavioral health services meet international standards for quality. This accreditation is through November 2019. RACSB has now received eight…
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Dressed for Success

The path to recovery can be rocky—it helps to have the right pair of shoes. On June 8, organizations teamed up to provide shoes, clothes, purses and jewelry to women struggling to recover from addiction. About 30 women who participate in Project LINK attended La Boutique, held at Lifepoint Church in Fredericksburg. The Fredericksburg Area…
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