Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. Participants learn to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. The training is for individuals 18 or older. Register Now Find a training flyer here. …
Mental Health First Aid Register Online Just like CPR, we want everyone to take the Mental Health First Aid training. It’s an education program designed to provide our community with the skills needed to recognize mental health challenges and to safely respond to an individual in crisis. Introduces risk factors and warning signs of mental…
Lauren went to Historic Chatham Manor Garden to see the peonies and roses in bloom. After learning that some of the sculptures dated back to 1706 she made a point of checking them all out. She particularly liked the ones with dogs and children.
With the anticipation of a mental-health crisis secondary to this pandemic, mental health services could be more important than ever. Undoubtedly, we will need a strong system to help those most at-risk to the consequences of this pandemic, and to continue caring for our most vulnerable persons. To maintain a strong mental health system, we must protect and safeguard its most important resource: its workers. ... See MoreSee Less
We hope everyone is happy and healthy this Saturday evening. Please enjoy RACSB's Prevention Services Storytime book "Corduroy,” read by Prevention Specialist Jennifer Bateman. This is a timeless story about a girl who wants a teddy bear, and a teddy bear who yearns to be chosen by a child. The story speaks to many themes, including friendship, courage, and hope. A few things that we all can use at this time. youtu.be/YGq_oDQcuJA... See MoreSee Less
Download our coping kit for caregivers of individuals with developmental disability. It includes social stories, a medication log (in case of hospitalization), ideas for activities, and templates for making visual schedules. ... See MoreSee Less
Remember Tashenia and her new bed for her mermaid room? Here's how the room looks now. As you can see from her face, Tashenia loves her new digs. Personal support professional includes a lot of things that don't make it into the job description, such as interior decorating. ... See MoreSee Less
Emergency Services are still available. Please call 540-373-6876 if you or a loved one are experiencing a crisis.
Due to the current State of Emergency, and in accordance with recommendation to limit in-person gatherings to 10 or less, our May Board of Directors meeting will be held virtually at 5 p.m. on May 19. Public comment may be submitted up until 4:00 pm on May 19th by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Public comments that include the full name and address of the commenter will be read into the record during the Public Comment portion of the meeting. The meeting will be Livestreamed on Rappahannock Area Community Services Board’s Facebook page on May 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm.
We encourage our community to stay home (whenever possible) and stay safe throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. We now offer most of our outpatient, early intervention, and case management services via telemedicine so you can receive the support you need from the safety of your home.
Our committee and board meetings and facilities tour for April have been canceled. Our day support programs are suspended temporarily.
Our popular plant sale is continuing but with some changes to ensure everyone's safety. Please order ahead and your plants will be waiting for you when you drive up.
At this time, we are suspending recruitment for most positions. See our employment portal for more information.