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After struggling with weight and addiction for much of her life, Paula’s journey of recovery has led to a true transformation. In fact, those who have known her for some time might not even recognize the ‘new’ Paula.Since entering recovery in October 2018, Paula has literally turned her life around – and in a number …

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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 management), began her new position in March 2020 – just …

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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 …

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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 & Outreach team. While their backgrounds and experiences vary, they share a passion …

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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 ways that …

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Despite the fact that they are taking multiple precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, officials with New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS) want the community to know that they are indeed open and ready to help individuals who may be struggling with mental illness or addiction. NRVCS is the New River Valley’s public provider …

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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 …

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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, April 24. 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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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 …

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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 …

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