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REVIVE! 2019

Nearly 600 Virginians died from opioid overdoses in the first half of 2018. In the past few years, drug overdoses took more lives than car crashes or guns. In an effort to stem the rising tide of deaths, Rappahannock Area Community Services Board now offers REVIVE! training. One class participant shared: “I had no idea…
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Enhancing Higher Education

Earlier this week, I got to go back to college. Well, just for two days and as an instructor. (A different kind of experience.) Nicole Gore, Suicide Prevention Coordinator with the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, joined me and RACSB Prevention Specialists Sherry Thompson and Sherry Norton-Williams, to teach two concurrent sessions…
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Prevention Saves Lives

By Michelle Wagaman, Prevention Services Coordinator I shouldn’t be surprised by this after nearly 12 years of working at the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board (RACSB) but it still happens. I am often in a situation or with a group of people discussing a human condition or need for support. And more often than not,…
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