Region Ten and local officials are hopeful that a recent Department of Justice grant will help alleviate issues caused by a shortage of mental healthcare workers.
Some were forced into temporary closure, but all had to adapt and modify programs and services in order to continue meeting needs, which required a number of creative solutions.
While this holiday season may look different, managing your stress and taking care of yourself should help you find peace and joy during the final month of 2020.
The data also shows us that it is important to ask not only “why” individuals die by suicide, but also “how.” The “how” is a pivotal component in preventing deaths by suicide.
Sometimes it’s difficult to speak up, but you should expect a relationship with your healthcare provider to be based on mutual respect and professionalism.
Thanks to recent research studies, we now know that even a mild TBI or concussion can lead to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s later in life if it happens repeatedly. So preventing a blow to the head should be a priority during any activity in which that is a possibility.
The reality is that we are all doing the best we can, so, please, be kind to yourself.
SPARC is hosting its Sixth Annual SPARC of Hope 5k Run & Walk, to take place from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 19 at East End Farm in Green Springs in Louisa County.
On a local level, Region Ten is responding to the opioid crisis by launching Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) services though our Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) program for Louisa and Greene counties, where overdose rates are higher.
August 11-12, 2017, was a traumatic time for our community, and for many residents, Aug. 11 and 12 have been part of a long history of communi…
In general, my recommendation for everyone, especially those kids who have not entered their freshman year of high school, is to play three sports a year, or play two sports and take a season off. Playing different sports exercises our muscles in different ways, and taking a complete break for a while is good, too.
The war on drugs of the 1980s failed to recognize the reality that addiction is a disease, and, like any other disease, it requires treatment over incarceration.
Throughout the month, the Community Mental Health and Wellness Coalition is hosting “The Art of Resilience and Recovery,” an art exhibit at Central Library.
Region Ten purchased what was the Lovingston Health Care nursing home when it relocated to Charlottesville, and, after a complete renovation, the facility opened in January as Town Creek Assisted Living.
By linking adults with developmental disabilities to college students who volunteer as “buddies,” the Best Buddies organization is able to achieve its goals.
The Mohr Center is now able to provide access to and facilitate the integration of medication-assisted treatment. Research has identified MAT as the most effective treatment of substance use disorders.
The public information session will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Brooks Family YMCA.
Family Treatment Court is different from Drug Treatment Court in that it is not mandated and does not utilize jail as a possible sanction.
They’re out of reach of kids and pets. They’re not a threat to the environment. And they’re not accessible to those who may abuse or misuse them.
“I hated to see the building sitting for a couple years, so I’m glad [Region Ten was] able to come back in and open it up.”
The Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville would like to thank everyone who helped to make this weekend safe and peaceful. None of u…
As Mr. Rogers advised, encourage your child to “look for the helpers.”