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Overdose Awareness Day

Since 2007, drug overdoses have claimed the lives of 11,863 Virginians. To support the survivors, honor those who died, and prevent future loss of life, a trio of local groups will mark International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31, 2020. Increasing Awareness Virtually Germanna Community College, Be Well Rappahannock, and the Rappahannock Area Community Services…
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How to Help Your Child Overcome Back-to-School Anxiety

It's back to school time and the new school year definitely differs from the usual. And that can make children (and parents) feel anxious. Sarah Davis, coordinator of our King George Clinic offers these tips for handling the anxiety: Have open communication and discussions with kids.  Encourage them to talk about their fears, including any…
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Go Green With Our Fall Plant Sale

MEDIA RELEASE Rappahannock Area Community Services Board For more information, contact: Amy Umble, Communications Coordinator aumble@rappahannockareacsb.org 540-940-2314 Annual Fall Plant Sale Helps Adults with Disability Fredericksburg, Virginia –Want to go green and help adults with disability at the same time? Try kale. Or broccoli. Rappahannock Adult Activities offers vegetables, flowers, succulents and pumpkins through its…
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Create an Ideal Study Spot

Area students head back to school this month. Most area school divisions will start virtually, either 100% online or as a hybrid of online and in-school learning. This novel move can cause stress for families, both children and parents. One way to mitigate some of the stress: A study spot. Create a dedicated space in…
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