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Recommended reading: Trauma & ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences)

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Recommended reading: Trauma & ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences)

The NRVCS Community Wellness & Outreach team recently utilized a portion of its Federal Block Grant funds to purchase a set of books for each of the local public libraries in the New River Valley. The books are all related to the topic of trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences, or “ACEs.” It has been a …

18-34 year-olds needed for focus group on December 14

NRVCS is working with Virginia’s Office of Behavioral Health Wellness (OBHW) to facilitate a focus group of 18-34 year-olds. The purpose of this discussion is to get an idea of what media sources community members are using most often and how they view health and wellness (including physical, mental, emotional, financial, environmental, occupational, spiritual and …

NRVCS Staff Spotlights: Day 5

New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS) is observing “Employee Appreciation Week” October 25 – 29 in celebration of our dedicated team of professionals. Throughout this week, we will be introducing you to some of our amazing staff. Below are our featured “Staff Spotlights” for Friday, October 29: Rachel TaborPosition: Direct Care ProviderDepartment: 10th Street Group …

NRVCS Staff Spotlights: Day 4

New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS) is observing “Employee Appreciation Week” October 25 – 29 in celebration of our dedicated team of professionals. Throughout this week, we will be introducing you to some of our amazing staff. Below are our featured “Staff Spotlights” for Thursday, October 28: H. SMITH (they/them)Position: ClinicianDepartment: New Horizons Crisis StabilizationYears …

NRVCS Staff Spotlights: Day 3

New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS) is observing “Employee Appreciation Week” October 25 – 29 in celebration of our dedicated team of professionals. Throughout this week, we will be introducing you to some of our amazing staff. Below are our featured “Staff Spotlights” for Wednesday, October 27: HEATHER ARMSTRONGPosition: Drug Court Program LeadDepartment: SUD & …

NRVCS Staff Spotlights: Day 2

New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS) is observing “Employee Appreciation Week” October 25 – 29 in celebration of our dedicated team of professionals. Throughout this week, we will be introducing you to some of our amazing staff. Below are our featured “Staff Spotlights” for Tuesday, October 26: LEXI HARRISPosition: HRIS AssistantDepartment: Human ResourcesYears at NRVCS: …

NRVCS Staff Spotlights: Day 1

New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS) is observing “Employee Appreciation Week” October 25 – 29 in celebration of our dedicated team of professionals. Throughout this week, we will be introducing you to some of our amazing staff. Below are our featured “Staff Spotlights” for Monday, October 25: AMBER ATKINSPosition: Revenue Cycle Credentialing SpecialistDepartment: ReimbursementYears at …

Marijuana Legalization and Potential Risks

Information compiled by Olivia Spencer, NRVCS Intern Possession and use of marijuana has been legalized in the Commonwealth of Virginia as of July 1, 2021. To clarify, this applies to individuals age 21 or older. What is now legal: Adults older than 21 will be allowed to have personal possession of no more than one …

FY 22 Budget

NEW RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES’ (NRVCS) PROPOSED BUDGET AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW The FY 2022 proposed budget can be viewed by clicking here. A printed copy will also be available for public review during normal office hours July 9 – August 9, 2021. A copy is available at each of NRVCS’ five outpatient clinics. For clinic …

Victim of drunk driver to speak at June 1 virtual event

Kristen Mallory spends most of her time in a wheelchair these days – a constant reminder of the accident that nearly claimed her life almost eight years ago. Kristen, who was 16 at the time, and her mother, Susan, were headed to their home in Chesterfield County, Virginia, the night of June 9, 2013 when …