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Pulaski County launches new Drug Court program

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Pulaski County launches new Drug Court program

By Mike Wade/NRVCSmwade@nrvcs.org Officials in Pulaski County have developed a new strategy to help address their community’s well-documented struggles with substance abuse. The Pulaski County Adult Drug Treatment Court Program, which accepted its first participant in December, is designed as an alternative to incarceration for non-violent offenders with substance abuse-related charges. Spearheaded by the Honorable Marcus H. Long, Jr., 27th Circuit Court Judge, the Pulaski County …

Services for moms using substances

If you are using alcohol or other drugs and expecting a child – or think that you may become pregnant – you could be doing significant harm to your unborn baby. Fortunately, getting help is easy and New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS) gives priority to pregnant women who are using drugs and/or alcohol. As …

Claremont program hosts open house

The Claremont Therapeutic Day Treatment Program recently had an open house to celebrate the major renovations at their site. Claremont, located in Pulaski, serves school aged clients who have been placed on homebound educational services by the school system due to behavioral, emotional, or medical issues. These students would typically receive one hour of educational …

NRVCS staff gather for substance abuse summit

Staff from throughout the New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS) system joined together on Monday to discuss substance abuse and its impact on the communities served by the agency. Quisque ligulas ipsum, euismod atras vulputate iltricies etri elit. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos. Nulla nunc dui, tristique …