Tag: substance abuse

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Virginia Tech team wins grant to integrate substance-misuse treatment into curriculums

A Virginia Tech team led by Nancy Brossoie, senior research associate at the Center for Gerontology, has been awarded a $945,000 grant to provide substance-misuse treatment training to students in undergraduate and graduate health professions in Southwest Virginia.


Governor McAuliffe announces federal grant to create behavioral health clinics in Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) has been awarded a $982,400 federal grant from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to help establish Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) across the state.

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VCU receives $5 million grant to study adolescent brain development

The National Institutes of Health awarded a $5 million grant to Virginia Commonwealth University to take part in a landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development.

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Sen. Tim Kaine weighs in on national strategy to prevent opiod abuse

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine joined 20 of his colleagues to write a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sylvia Mathews Burwell on the national strategy to address opioid abuse being developed by HHS.

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Augusta Health Community Benefits Committee awards grants

The Community Benefit Committee of the Augusta Health Board of Directors has awarded six single-year grants and three multi-year grants to meet the healthcare needs of the community.

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Attorney General Mark Herring announces inmate re-entry effort

Attorney General Mark Herring today announced he is creating a Statewide Re-entry Coordinator position and online Re-Entry Portal to help local sheriffs prepare inmates for release.

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Augusta Health grant applications available

As part of its mission to promote the health and well-being of its community through access to excellent care, Augusta Health provides single-year and multi-year grants to local non-profit and governmental community organizations.


Agency launches platform for management of care for disabilities

CoCENTRIX announced Monday that the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (VA DBHDS) has launched the CoCENTRIX Coordinated Care Platform.

Bridgewater College to host conference on substance abuse prevention

A conference and continuing education opportunity that explores substance abuse prevention and treatment methods will be held at Bridgewater College Jan. 26 from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. in Bowman Hall.

RMH, Blue Ridge AHEC to train ‘Promotores de Salud’ to prevent substance abuse

   Staff Report News tips: freepress2@ntelos.net RMH Community Health and Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center are partnering to offer substance abuse prevention training to Hispanic men and women to serve as resources to their communities as lay health promoters. The training event will take place from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 6 at Harrisonburg Mennonite […]