The stigma and fear surrounding mental health and suicide can make people nervous to bring it up all together. However, the more conversations we have, the easier it becomes.
Germany's conservative party suffered a historic defeat in Sunday's election. The conservative party gained just 24.1% of the vote behind the …
The issues raised in a Massachusetts lawsuit may have a direct impact on the similar wind energy project planned off Virginia Beach, which is only now beginning its environmental impact process.
Substance use disorders affect people of all ethnicities, ages, genders, regions and socioeconomic levels. Likewise, the path to recovery is not one-size-fits-all and takes different forms.
Roanoke's meth-related fatalities jumped from 15 in 2019 to 51 in 2020. The city led Virginia in meth overdose deaths in both years.
A coalition of advocacy organizations is calling on the state to give $1,000 to each resident whose unemployment claim isn't addressed in one month.
According to the CDC, Americans experienced three times more anxiety and depression and four times more trauma reactions than the year before the pandemic.
Also, more tips from experts to kick off Financial Literacy Month, a nationally recognized campaign to bring awareness to the need for more financial education in schools and for adults.
April kicks off Financial Literacy Month, a nationally recognized campaign to bring awareness to the need for more financial education in schools and for adults. The campaign has been around for decades, yet you may have never heard of it. Here’s a look at the ins and outs of Financial Literacy Month, how it came […]
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library has launched its new Dial-a-Story service at (434) 443-2300.
As we approach 2021, it’s especially important to consider the five core needs during times of community crisis: staying safe, creating calm, staying connected, keeping a can-do spirit, and maintaining hope.
A community-led Diabetes Steering Committee formed to explore best practices in type 2 diabetes management and prevention and to offer recommendations for addressing disparities and access in African American and Latino communities in Planning District 10.
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces -- the Kurdish group backed, until now, by the US in Syria -- reacted with anger and disgust, saying …
Tom Quirk, Executive Director of the New Jersey Coastal Coalition, kicks off the first non weather roundup interview of "Something in the Air" podcast. Tom talks about how Hurricane Sandy inspired the "Coalition", what Jersey communities are in on this, how they're helping to lower your flood insurance rates and what the future holds.
A local coalition has launched a toolkit to help educate parents and young people about the dangers of e-cigarettes, vape pens and JUULs.
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence defines domestic violence as “the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another.”
Nine organizations from across the ideological spectrum have formed an unlikely alliance to call for change in the way Virginians get their electricity.
Why is it that often it is the very people who most explicitly declare themselves to be “religious” align themselves with the least righteous political powers?