About Mike Wade

Mike Wade serves as Communications & Outreach Coordinator for NRVCS. He has been employed by the agency since April 2000.

Angelia “Angie” Lucas

Lucas joins NRVCS as Human Resources Director

BLACKSBURG, VA – Angelia “Angie” Lucas, BHA, MHR, has recently joined New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS) as the agency’s Director of Human Resources.
Lucas, who has over twenty-six years of experience in the healthcare industry (including sixteen years of that experience in human resources […]

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RYAP 2020 art contest

Radford students share consequences of underage drinking in art contest

“What Do You Throw Away When You Drink?”Students at Dalton Intermediate and Radford High School were recently invited to participate in an art contest sponsored by the Radford Youth-Adult Partnership (RYAP), with support from a grant through Virginia ABC. Students were asked to depict the […]

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The NRVCS Community Wellness & Outreach team

Meet the NRVCS Community Wellness & Outreach team

In celebration of National Prevention Week 2020, we wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to the staff at NRVCS who are responsible for the prevention-related programs and activities in our communities.These dedicated professionals make up the agency’s Community Wellness […]

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Do You Know Your Tools2Thrive?

While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. The good news is there are practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency – and there are […]

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While there are measures in place to limit the number of people in agency facilities, all of NRVCS’ clinics – including the one in Pulaski – remain open. (NRVCS file photo)

NRVCS still providing services during pandemic

Despite the fact that they are taking multiple precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, officials with New River […]

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STATEMENT FROM NRVCS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REGARDING CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

Published: March 13, 2020

As the situation surrounding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to evolve, the team at NRVCS is working diligently to take precautionary measures to help ensure the wellbeing of our staff and those we serve.

Approximately two weeks ago, we established an internal committee to help develop specific guidance and practices to address […]

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is October 26

Law enforcement agencies throughout the New River Valley will once again be participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which is scheduled for Saturday, October 26. All collection sites will be open that day from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Coordinated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and conducted twice each year, “Take Back […]

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is October 26

Local agencies to host documentary screening, discussion for Suicide Prevention Month

By Mike Wade | NRVCS

A free screening of the award-winning documentary, Audrie & Daisy, will be conducted on
Saturday, September 21 in Radford. Viewing of the film will be immediately
followed by a panel discussion that will be facilitated by local experts and
professionals. The event, which is open to the community, is part of […]

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Local agencies to host documentary screening, discussion for Suicide Prevention Month

NRVCS community living, ICT programs have new home in Dublin

By Mike Wade | NRVCS

Residents and frequent visitors to Dublin have likely noticed some changes along Broad Street recently. NRVCS, the area’s public provider of behavioral health services, has been a part of that area’s flurry of development.

Earlier this summer, the agency moved into the renovated building located at 210 Broad Street and officials […]

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NRVCS community living, ICT programs have new home in Dublin

Former NRVCS Executive Director Lynn Chenault dies

Former NRVCS Executive Director H. Lynn Chenault passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019 after a long illness. He was 78.

Lynn served as Executive Director of NRVCS for a total of 22 years (1983 – 2005) and was instrumental in spearheading the development of many initiatives and programs that are still being utilized to […]

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Former NRVCS Executive Director Lynn Chenault dies