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Prevention Services Newsletter - November 2020 spotlights International Survivors of Suicide Day (ISOSD), held on November 21 as a day for family and friends of those whose lives have been impacted by suicide to connect, heal and support one another.
Virtual statewide celebration and local rememberance events, on going support and Colonial Behavioral Health's crisis, treatment and prevention services are listed.
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue by providing a safe, convenient, and anonymous means of disposing unused and expired prescription drugs.
Join us on Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. for Talk Saves Lives, a brief introduction to suicide prevention. Learn the signs and risk factors of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent it.
The training is free and open to the public, to register click here.
Join us every Thursday in October at 12 p.m., for a series dedicated to inform and promote self-care for professionals and caregivers. Learn the effects of trauma on the brain, how to use the language of Window of Tolerance, create a healthy work/life balance, set boundaries, live more authentically and develop practices for resilience and wholehearted living.
The Virtual Lunch & Learn Series is presented by the Greater Williamsburg Trauma-Informed Network (GW-TICN) and the Historic Triangle Drug Prevention Coailition (HTDPC).
Join the Historic Triangle Drug Prevention Coalition (HTDPC) and the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) for a virtual screening of GATEWAY, an award-winning documentary about three families inadvertently impacted by opioid addiction that began with a prescription to manage pain after surgery. The film provides an intimate look into the struggles that can be caused by legal opioid prescriptions when the dangers of these medications are not properly understood.
Colonial Behavioral Health's Prevention Services will be hosting a FREE online training on Substance Use Disorder on Monday, June 15 at 2 p.m. The training will cover what Substance Use Disorder is, how it affects more than the individual struggling with addiction, and what effective treatment looks like.