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Keep Your Cool

The mercury isn't the only thing rising as a heat wave grips our area. When the air sizzles, tempers flare, depression smolders, and suicide risks spike. Studies have linked sudden increases in temperature to rising numbers of emergency department visits for behavioral health concerns and to a jump in suicides. Furthermore, studies have found a…
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Suicide Prevention

Our local healthcare system, Mary Washington Healthcare, conducts a community needs assessment every three years. One of the most recent identified needs is the mental health of the Greater Fredericksburg community. That’s why the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board (RACSB) is joining forces with Mary Washington Healthcare and Mental Health America of Fredericksburg to engage…
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