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Coming Home and Easing Hospital Overcrowding

Virginia‚Äôs state psychiatric facilities face a crisis of overcrowding exacerbated by COVID-19, but a new infusion of funds aims to ease the pressure. The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services has increased funding to expand permanent supportive housing programs, awarding Rappahannock Area Community Services Board $201,529 to assist individuals leaving state hospitals. Those hospitals…
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Unearth the secrets of a teen’s bedroom

For teenagers, hats can do more than hide a bad hair day. They can also camouflage a bad habit. Alarm clocks, air freshener, spoons, flash drives--all can give hints to a bad habit. A free virtual workshop will help parents and other adults who work with youth learn how to spot the signs of substance…
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Get Gardening: 2021 Spring Plant Sale

This past year of social distancing especially impacted adults with developmental disabilities, who faced changes to their routines, their relationships, and their celebrations. Now more than ever, they need community support, and an annual plant sale provides opportunities to help. When shopping at Rappahannock Adult Activities Spring Plant Sale, customers can purchase quality plants while…
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