bestofvirginia2023

NRVCS earns top ranking in latest “Best of Virginia” publication By Mike Wademwade@nrvcs.org New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS) was recently named the number one counseling or therapy practice in the Southwest Virginia region, based on voting in Virginia Living’s 12th Annual “Best of Virginia” Readers’ Survey. According to publishers, more than 50,000 readers across … Read more

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Virginia Attorney General witnesses six participants graduate from Montgomery County Drug Court By Mike Wade  |  NRVCSmwade@nrvcs.org Friday afternoon marked the seventh graduation for the Montgomery County Adult Drug Treatment Court Program. It was standing room only as a total of six participants were recognized during a ceremony held at the county’s courthouse in Christiansburg. … Read more

Virginia’s Community Services Boards seek legislative help in addressing workforce shortage

Virginia’s Community Services Boards seek legislative help in addressing workforce shortage By Mike Wade, NRVCSAs overdose rates and concerns related to mental health continue to rise, Virginia’s public behavioral health providers are pleading with state legislators to address another crisis – an increasing lack of workers. The 40 agencies that make up the Commonwealth’s public … Read more

NRV law enforcement agencies collect over 1,600 pounds of medications during latest “Take Back Day”

NRV law enforcement agencies collect over 1,600 pounds of medications during latest “Take Back Day” By Mike Wade, NRVCS Law enforcement agencies across the New River Valley recently collected a combined total of 1,638.7 pounds of unused or expired medications during the “Take Back Day” event conducted on Saturday, October 29. The effort was part … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 & … Read more

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: … Read more