R.R. Smith Center features Art: A Path to Recovery

staunton virginiaArt: A Path to Recovery features artwork by area mental health services consumers at the R. R. Smith Center in Staunton.

On Friday, April 14, beginning at 6 p.m. there will be an art show opening reception. This is a community collaborative exhibit hosted by Mental Health America of Augusta, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Shenandoah Art Therapy, Staunton Augusta Art Center, and Western State Hospital.

Artists from the peer network from Charlottesville, Richmond, and Hampton have also submitted artwork.

The show runs through May 13th.

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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

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