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12 Books To Boost Your Mental Health

Aug. 9 is National Book Lovers Day, and we love a good read. Reading is a great way to de-stress and practice self-care. And we've compiled some recommendations from mental health professionals about books that deal with mental health. So find a soft blanket, your favorite hot drink, and a quiet nook and settle in.…
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Celebrate Chocolate Chip Cookie Day with a Visual Recipe

Today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. And while it is possible to get national day overload--there seems to be a day for just about everything--we figured that you can't go wrong in celebrating such a universally loved treat. To that end, we have a treat to share. Unfortunately, we haven't figured out how to…
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Understanding the New Marijuana Laws in Virginia

Part of the mission of the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board is to provide education, recovery, treatment and wellness supports to the residents of Planning District 16. Our Prevention Services works to educate children and youth (as well as adults) on the impacts of substance use and abuse. Their goal is to help youth make…
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Nominate a Hope Starter Today

The Rappahannock Area Community Services Board seeks nominations for its annual Hope Starter Awards. These prizes are given to community members who have shown creativity, initiative, leadership and compassion while helping individuals with behavioral health concerns or developmental disability. These prestigious awards started in 2019, and the inaugural recipients were two women who made an…
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