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Virginia CIT Peer of the Year 2020

Congratulations to Joe Stafford, who has been chosen as the 2020 Virginia Crisis Intervention Team Peer of the Year! We are so lucky to have Joe as one of our amazing peers. He works with the Rappahannock Crisis Intervention Team to help individuals experiencing mental health emergencies. His nomination for the award does a great…
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Learn the Latest in Substance Abuse Trends

If marijuana is legal, does that mean it’s safe? What’s a skittles party? What’s up with these spicy social media challenges? Today’s adolescents seem to have their own code, one that’s unbreakable for adults. Teenage jargon and ever-changing technology present challenges for parents, educators, mentors, coaches and clergy trying to spot signs of substance abuse.…
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Spot the Signs of Substance Abuse in Teens

Is that air freshener masking the scent of dirty laundry--or something more deadly? Is that soda can evidence of a caffeine boost or a more dangerous substance? For teenagers, hats can do more than hide a bad hair day. They can also camouflage a bad habit. A free virtual workshop will help parents and other…
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How to Cope With Depression and Daylight Savings

It's that time of year again--time to turn the clocks back one hour. In the United States, we've been using daylight savings for more than 100 years. But each year, it still takes a toll on our mental health. Studies show that many people suffer from depression and anxiety related to daylight savings. For those…
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