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NRVCS’ annual state performance contract available for public review/comment

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New River Valley Community Services’ annual Performance Contract with the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 is now available for public review and comment. As required by the Code of Virginia, this document serves as the primary accountability and funding mechanism between DBHDS and the local Community Services …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 & …

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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: …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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