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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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Art of Recovery

The opening night reception of the Art of Recovery attracted more than 100 people on May 5. Attendees strolled through the PONSHOP Studio and Gallery to view the artwork created by adults with mental illness. And many folks braved the rain for a chance to see musical performances, readings and dance numbers in the gallery’s…
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Mental Health First Aid

Teenage angst or mental illness? A ploy for attention or a cry for help? Adults often have a difficult time interpreting teenage behavior, and don’t know when to intervene or to seek help. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of American children with depression don’t receive treatment. When adults are trained to recognize the signs of…
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Opioid Town Hall

Nearly 200 people came to the Town Hall on the Opioid Crisis held during the evening of  May 10.  A daytime summit of community leaders drew 50 people who worked on local solutions to the epidemic. That summit launched three working groups to tackle the issue. At the event, our Prevention Services staff gave away…
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